[Bell Historians] Highest Ring of Bells Without a Lift

Mike Chester mikechester at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 23 20:53:34 GMT 2022

I am looking at rings of bells and their height above the ground.

Please can we stick to that. I have to give a national broadcaster and answer.

Thank you.

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>> The Elizabeth tower is 316 feet tall according to Wikipedia, and  the
climb from ground
>> level to the belfry is 334 steps - half as many again as Durham.  It's
nearly 60 years since
>> I climbed them but I don't remember them as being small compared to what
I was used to in bell towers.

I think part of the work recently done was to install a lift, so I have


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