[Bell Historians] St Nicholas, Cork - Bells.

Samuel Austin combineharvestersam at a8QwAiBVyC7aoJWAz2HD4Ho8ZAIeCqDzCTYeudcNzH0M6zU-HOsKJzo5Z026LOBwuALg2duJKR0bWqUBHVJDaPD0pzFmb7k.yahoo.invalid
Wed May 30 12:28:55 BST 2007

Perhaps the Redundant Light Bulb Committee of the
Central Council should show their worth and rescue
this important ring of bells.



--- matthewhigby at bWZZ_Gyo7PQET_Dl0GynDaqDa-PGCM8CmPKGpIES22Dm-HhnaxkhrZCC45KUGy1272FV9prk4Vsj3zU.yahoo.invalid wrote:

> Many ringers, particularly the historians among us 
> will be aware that the 
> complete Murphy of Dublin  octave, were removed from
> the redundant St.Nicholas 
> Church in Cork some years ago. So far, no suitable
> home  has been found for 
> them, and it appears that “crunch time” has
> arrived for these  rare bells. 
> They have been effectively “traded in” against
> the  restoration and 
> augmentation of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral bells
> from eight to  twelve plus a sharp 
> second, which is being undertaken by Matthew Higby &
> Co  Ltd, who have a limited 
> period of time to try and re-home them, and feel it 
> would be a dreadful shame 
> to see them broken up for scrap. 
> A tonal analysis has been carried out on the  bells,
> and the conclusion from 
> this is that they would make a characterful ring 
> (Tenor approx. 13½cwt 
> following tuning) with several of the bells capable
> of  becoming “Simpson” tuned. 
> If there are any interested parties out there who 
> may be able to offer these 
> bells a good home, they are invited to contact 
> Matthew Higby & Co on 01761 
> 233757, or mobile 07834 952377, or by email
> _matthewhigby at 78WWBgvfp3IXYlclifATpyGxmiSzwpRSmaZ-ODPF05vZgpPqdei3MR4v99TYBg9t2HRjyWPPULDLPN9EWz6srg.yahoo.invalid_ 
> (mailto:matthewhigby at ZA4W17IVqBC3uJUX28-5hiKOdljw-jlxCsKbY5v5wnm_615-W2u9iJo8RPxhatVrnZAHfpbSH4nDbcJH.yahoo.invalid) , as  a matter of
> urgency. 

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