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Bell cages

Scope note

Use for the timber framework supporting a bell or bells, as in belfries or steeples, designed to absorb much of the vibrations of the swinging bells. For small open structures erected on roofs to carry or shelter bells, use "bell cotes."

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000259495

Term used for

cages, bell

Equivalent Terms used

bell cage

Created

12yrs ago

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