Whitechapel Bell Foundry (77)

As a way of recording and recollecting what has been lost, I am re-posting the blog I wrote on 25 February 2017, the first and only time I ever saw the inside of the Whitechapel Bell Foundry when it was still in operation. It was an extraordinary survival, still preserving what were essentially late medieval systems of production.

I don’t know anywhere which was equivalently powerful or demonstrated so clearly such traditional systems of hand-made production.



2 thoughts on “Whitechapel Bell Foundry (77)

  1. Charles, this is desperately sad. These ‘Conservatives’ have no regard for the value of cultural institutions or this country’s heritage. You have helped fight a brilliant campaign with merit and right on your side. Any chance of judicially reviewing Jenrick?

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