bell foundry


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a foundry where bells are cast

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The Whitechapel Bell Foundry, which was established in 1570, is the oldest manufacturing company in the UK, according to the Guinness Book of Records.
The bronze plaque to the 10 victims is being made by John Taylor & Co Bell Foundry and the cash has been given by a number of organisations and individuals.
Reading a book recently - Tales from the Torrid Zone, by Alexander Frater - I came across a section where the author visited the works of Whitechapel Bell Foundry in Whitechapel Road, London, to discuss the making of a suitable bell for a Baptist church on one of the South Sea islands.
"The idea of this project was to recreate a set of bells that were as great as the ones existing before the revolution," said Paul Bergamo, head of the Cornille-Havard Bell Foundry in Normandy, which cast eight of the smaller bells in the new set.
The bell, produced by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry, is inscribed with a quote from The Tempest's Caliban: "Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises".
Thousands of participants have already signed up to join in, including the Royal Navy, the Mayor of London and the famous Whitechapel Bell Foundry in east London.
The bell weighs 27 tonnes and is being struck today at the Whitechapel Bell foundry.
One of the nation's oldest family-owned manufacturers, Verdin is known for innovation — from the electric winder of clocks in 1910 to the first electric bell ringer in 1927, to the largest swinging cast bell in America to the only traveling bell foundry in the world.
There we spent a unique afternoon making our very own Swiss bells at Bell Foundry Berger.
After striking his Bicentennial Bell, a one-fifth-size copy of the Liberty Bell - both were made by England-based Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd.
-- The bell was originally cast by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London on the orders of the Pennsylvania Assembly in 1751 to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of William Penn's 1701 Charter of Privileges.
One badly cracked bell was recast at Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London before being installed.
A 225-year-old bell foundry has become the latest victim of the recession after it went into administration.
The Liberty Bell (cast at Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London in 1752) and Independence Hall are both in what is known as Independence National Historic Park.
In what part of London is the bell foundry said to be the oldest manufacturing company in Britain?