Some facts about the St. Ge­orge’s Angli­can Church bell in Bri­gus

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• Found at Me­neely Foundry, West Troy, New York, 1878; • Few if any other such bells found their way to New­found­land; • Dates from circa 1885, pos­si­bly 1876; • Of the swing­ing type, housed in a yoke with 60-inch di­am­e­ter wheel; • 34-inch di­am­e­ter; • Bell and car­riage weigh es­ti­mated at 800 pounds; • May be rung or tolled

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