Casting a new Tenor Bell

St Solomon               1994 Whitechapel           37cwt 2 qtrs 9lbs in C #               Dia 59”

The following photographs tell the story of our Tenor bell, St Solomon.

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Forming the outer mould,

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Forming the inner mould and the inner core,

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Forming the outer core, and St Solomon seeing the first light of day.

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Tuning in progress, and ready for transportation to St Buryan.

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St Solomon arrives at St Buryan church Tower, and on the way up the tower.

St Solomon sitting in the bell frame in the Tower.

First peal band:

Left to Right:  Chris Venn, Chris Pickford, Jane Hitchens, John George, Julian Watson, Neil Hitchens.

Saturday 3rd September 1994, in 3 hours 56 minutes, 5040 London Surprise Minor (two 2160’s and one 720).