[Bell Historians] St Nicholas, Cork - Bells.
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 âcrunch timeâ has
> arrived for these rare bells.
> They have been effectively âtraded inâ against
> the restoration and
> augmentation of St Fin Barreâs 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. 13Â½cwt
> following tuning) with several of the bells capable
> of becoming âSimpsonâ 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
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