Downholme Bell theft

George Dawson george at
Wed Sep 5 11:20:35 BST 2007

Downholme	 St Michael and All Angels	 1 of 2	 Yes	 6	 c23
14th C	 Unknown	
Downholme	 St Michael and All Angels	 2 of 2	  	  	 c24
18th C	 Blank	

Lets hope its the tenor!
 -----Original Message-----
From: bellhistorians at [mailto:bellhistorians at]
On Behalf Of Carl S Zimmerman
Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2007 7:15 PM
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Subject: [Bell Historians] Bell theft

News item from The Northern Echo - Darlington,UK:


"THIEVES climbed a tower to steal a church bell thought to be at 
least 500 years old. The theft from St Michael and All Angels Church, 
in Downholme, ..."

The accompanying photo shows not a tower but a double bell-cote on 
the end wall of the building; one bell remains.


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