[Bell Historians] Rings in floors

John Harrison john at wGOQ4itGFARNFhwfaJBe67Lum1FfwI8OcJX_u7e5pHua4jBe1O5NFj3jGjerZxq70QUD8_SdFN6n3U2y.yahoo.invalid
Sat Jan 30 15:25:31 GMT 2010

> Pierhead, Liverpool, has heavy iron rings attached to staples in the
> wall at floor level in all four corners of the ringing chamber. For want
> of a better explanation, I have often wondered if they were used to lash
> the ropes to when the former Ellacombe chiming apparatus was used.

Inveraray also has heavy metal rings attached to each wall, but a few feet
above floor level.


John Harrison
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