[Bell Historians] Beamish Museum Church

"Brian Meldon"CanewdonBells at _m0_bVkHpg4SfUBSQJynBvma0zOGsPot8mIN2gMyGEM2AuG39smnTcE76KjExdIjRCp_EPKFNM2zgO2WhQZdJP8.yahoo.invalid "Brian Meldon"CanewdonBells at _m0_bVkHpg4SfUBSQJynBvma0zOGsPot8mIN2gMyGEM2AuG39smnTcE76KjExdIjRCp_EPKFNM2zgO2WhQZdJP8.yahoo.invalid
Fri Jan 25 13:34:53 GMT 2013

>From memory I think I saw a steel bell at Beamish a few years ago. It was in the entrance/exit walkway. It was some time ago, before I had an interest in bells in fact, but from memory it looked like it was obviously heavily corroded and had a very thick coat of paint on it.

There is another smaller bell on display at Beamish:


Brian Meldon

--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, matthewhigby at ... wrote:
> Whilst installing the ring at The Black Bull in nearby Frosterley, we ran into the past curator of The Beamish Museum who told us that there was no plan to install the steel bells in the rebuilt church at Beamish. I seem to remember him telling us that the tower was about 8 feet square internally. Matthew
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> From: Ted Steele 
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> Subject: Re: [Bell Historians] Beamish Museum Church
> On 21/01/2013 22:49, Nick Bowden wrote:
> >
> > From: Ted Steele
> > ... I read somewhere recently of a bell or some bells removed from 
> > elsewhere being
> > stored at Beamish. Am I imagining that? Perhaps bells and church could be
> > brought together.
> > >>
> >
> > That would be the 15 cwt steel octave from Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge.
> > Probably a bit on the large side....
> >
> Ah yes; thanks for reminding me. It was in the new Dove that I read it.
> Ted


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