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Look at Taylors Bell Foundary
This Look At guide explores a fascinating aspect of England 's industrial heritage. Taylor 's Bell Foundry and Museum in Loughborough, Leicestershire was founded in the early 1700s, and famously cast the biggest bell in the British Isles - 'Great Paul' in St Paul's Cathedral. The foundry's present premises date from 1859, although parts had to be rebuilt following a fire in 1891. Architectural features include a tower constructed in 1910 to house 46 bells for demonstration to potential customers. This popular and successful Look At guide helps visitors get the most from their tour of the world's largest bell foundry.