[Bell Historians] Downholme Bell theft
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Wed Sep 5 21:39:12 BST 2007
www.riponandleedsbells.org.uk gives tenor as cast in 13??, and the
treble as cast in 17??. The article says it is thought to be at least
500 years old, so I'm afraid it probably was the tenor. I live quite
near downholme, so I will see if I can stop and have a look at some point.
George Dawson wrote:
> 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!
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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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