Top of the bill: One of a pair of cheeky Muscovy ducks that have swooped in and taken over the duties of bell ringing swans at Bishop's Palace, Wells, Somerset
The Whitechapel Bell Foundry
John Mackenzie tunes in a bell destined for the new Cathedral in Washington DC, USA, at the well-known bell foundry in Whitechapel, London - 19 December 1962
Beware! Ropes shorten in cold damp weather.
St Magnus the Martyr
Bell Ringing/ Campanology The Method Ringers Companion
The Jubilee bells
The half-ton bell Elizabeth, which will be the biggest on the barge and rings in G sharp. The bells will eventually be hung in the tower of St James Garlickhythe, central London, hence the stamp on the inside