Bell

Description
The shape of this bell would make a sound which was not pleasant to listen to. This, and the inscription ‘County of Devon’, suggest it originally hung in a prison. It was made by the Pennington foundry in Exeter.
Accession Loan No.
60/2002/1
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
bell
Simple Name
bell
Full Name
bell
Dimensions
whole length 4 70 mm; whole diameter 200 mm; whole diameter 430 mm
Production Person Surname
Pennington
Production Person Initials
Thomas
Period Classification
George I (1714-1727)
Production Date
1718
Family Group

Material
copper alloy
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Inscription / Transcription
THE COVNTY OF DEVON 1718 TP

    Tell Us What You Think

    Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *