Bells of Liverpool
..
Samuel M Austin



Liverpool, Municipal Buildings, Dale St.
5 bells, 40cwt

Unaffiliated
Frame: Wooden.. Bells hang round the hour bell
Retuning: Never subsequently retuned.
Ringing room: Upstairs
Sound: A
Go: C
 

Bell

Weight

Diameter

Note

Founder

 

 

 

 

 

Treble

6-1-22

3cwt*

 30

D#

John Warner & Sons

2

6-3-0

4cwt *

 32

C#

John Warner & Sons

3

7-1-17

5cwt*

 34

B

John Warner & Sons

4

13-3-11

16cwt*

 42

F#

John Warner & Sons

5

40-0-0

53cwt*

 62"

B

John Warner & Sons


* Weights of the bells as weighed by the Liverpool City Engineers.

Historical Events & Dates

1860-6: Construction
Bells cast as a clock chime but it is a mystery why the front four were hung for ringing
The hour bell is hung dead and clocked after each change

Ringing is carried out by the Ancient Society of Liverpool Municipal Youths.

Visited by S.M.A


Videos

Video 1
Video 2
Video 3

Photos



Municipal Buildings taken from Queen Square


View of the hour bell



View of the installation


Graham Austin, Master


The Clock


Municipal Buildings taken from William Brown Street

 
www.bellsofliverpool.co.uk