[Bell Historians] medieval bell pit

Richard Offen richard.offen at YXqWTOfTvnWnx3vx42QTtrmgUuXirphy64wrcVfMfAnxsEK5uz6N5kGmQ6KwwbztVcX0kFpXl0pBVqawWPkcwVO9.yahoo.invalid
Tue Jan 19 14:17:54 GMT 2010

Absolutely right Chris.





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DRL seems to have looked at the pictures, but not the video. In the video
she speaks of the mould being above ground. Metal flows wouldn't work - and
how would the metal in the pit below ground have been heated?


The pit in the ground does look like an inverted bell shape (hence the
description bell pit) - but that's not how bells were cast, as far as we


Hence my doubts




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