Church bells have been rung in Britain for centuries: the earliest known founders were working in the late thirteenth to early fourteenth centuries. How much has the sound of the bells changed over this time? How have changing manufacturing methods changed the sounds of the bells? How have the styles of ringing changed?
The earliest recording of church bells we have dates from 1962, the most recent from 2016. They are from different churches, at different times of year, with different ringers, and different recording equipment: how do they compare?