davidhird_uk davidhird_uk at
Wed Jan 17 10:00:35 GMT 2007

Up here, the 6 at Ponteland suffer the same problem. 5 modern trebles 
and an older tenor. It is not so noticeable inside but you can tell 
outside the tenor is much poorer. It should have been replaced and all 
6 should have been new. It spoils them.


--- In bellhistorians at, "Richard Offen" 
<richard.offen at ...> wrote:
> To my mind the otherwise excellent new ring at St James', Sydney is 
> somewhat marred by a tired sounding Rudhall tenor trying to compete 
> with seven good Taylor bells.   I know it's all a question of 
> availability and economics, but a shame none the less.
> R


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