Bell with compass

Bell with compass

This bell has a compass attached to it. We are unsure as to its use or who would use it. It looks to be 60 – 80 years old.

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Suggested uses, history, stories and ownership

  1. :

    Warning bell used on a lighthouse when fog is present, ring bell to let people know you’re there. Also a compass so you don’t walk off cliffs.

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    For when church people go on about so they can talk and know their way home

  3. :

    “For use in the woods, sheep would get used to the bell and would be attracted to it and you would know where you were.” Walton Street Market, Office of Oddities outreach tent, 28/09/16

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