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Bevin Brothers Bell Shops, Bevin Court, East Hampton, Middlesex County, CT



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Item Title


Location
Bevin Court, East Hampton, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CT-12
Building/structure dates: 1832 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1880 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1910 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1925 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1932 subsequent work
Significance: The Bevin Brothers Bell Factory is the best preserved of the East Hampton bell works, and the only one still used for its original purpose.

Subjects
Bells
Moving Of Structures
Brick Buildings


Related Names
Bevin Brothers Manufacturing Company
Bevin, Abner
Bevin, Chauncey


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL INTERIOR VIEW TOWARD PIT FURNACE
2. VIEW OF WORKBENCH
3. DETAIL VIEW OF WORKBENCH
4. DETAIL VIEW OF PIT FURNACE
5. DETAIL VIEW OF FURNACE AND FOUNDRY PITS
6. DETAIL VIEW OF FOUNDRY PITS
7. VIEW OF WORKMAN REMOVING MOLTEN BRASS IN CRUCIBLE FROM PIT FURNACE
8. VIEW OF WORKMAN WITH MOLTEN BRASS IN CRUCIBLE
9. GENERAL VIEW OF MOLTEN BRASS BEING POURED INTO BELL MOLDS
10. DETAIL VIEW, WORKMAN POURING MOLTEN BRASS INTO BELL MOLDS
11. VIEW OF COOLING BELL MOLDS
12. VIEW OF COOLING CRUCIBLE
13. DETAIL VIEW OF HAND CAST BRASS BELLS AND KNOCKERS


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