bell pit

John Ketteringham john.ketteringham27 at
Wed Jan 20 10:09:51 GMT 2010

There are many examples of bell casting pits in churches.     In 1623, when Augustine Bowler recast the fourth bell in St Hugh's tower at Lincoln Cathedral he set up a temporary furnace in the hallway of the Deanery and James Benson was employed for two days to repave the hall at a cost of 2s!           
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