Bell

Description
This bell is of particular interest as it retains the founder's mark of the initials R and N and an image of a bell enclosed within a rope border. These identify the maker as Robert Norton of Exeter, who became a freeman of the city in 1423.
Accession Loan No.
73/1995
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Common Name
bell
Simple Name
bell
Dimensions
whole height 850 mm; top diameter 420 mm; base diameter 800 mm
Period Classification
Medieval (1200-1500)
Family Group

Material
copper alloy
Collection Site Name
Halse Parish Church
Collection Parish
Halse
Collection Town
Taunton
Collection County
Somerset
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Inscription / Transcription
EST MICHI COLLATUM IHS ISTUD NOMEN AMATUM; R&N

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