[Bell Historians] Tyntesfield
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Fri May 15 10:10:46 BST 2009
At 01:35 15/05/2009, Richard wrote:
>I wasn't much involved with the acquisition of Tyntesfield, but sat
>on one of the staff committees that oversaw the preliminaries to all
>new acquisitions and, like every other major property the Trust
>takes on, the world and his wife visited Tyntesfield before the
>final decision to acquire the house was made. We had reports on
>everything from the state of the drains to the colour of the dust in
>the attics, so I'd have been very surprised if bells were not included!
>With such a huge financial undertaking as Tyntesfield, it is good
>governance to ensure that everything has been checked out before
>acquisition and that no nasty surprises, costing millions of pounds
>to fix, are lurking behind (or in!) the woodwork ready to jump out
>years later and throw budgets into turmoil.
Is there a mechanical servants' bell system at Tyntesfield? If so,
would that have been covered in Chris Dalton's survey?
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