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The Whitechapel Bell Foundry represents extraordinary historical continuity, the extension of which is now feasible, and it surely merits consideration under the UNESCO definition of intangible cultural heritage relating to knowledge and skills.
5 The bell was the largest-ever cast in East London's Whitechapel Bell Foundry, which also cast the Liberty Bell and still runs today after nearly 500 years.
A bell was rung to open the Games in London but instead of being cast in Britain, the Whitechapel Bell Foundry subcontracted the bell to Royal Eijsbouts, a facility in the Netherlands that could handle the oversized order.
The Whitechapel Bell Foundry, which was established in 1570, is the oldest manufacturing company in the UK, according to the Guinness Book of Records.
Reading a book recently - Tales from the Torrid Zone, by Alexander Frater - I came across a section where the author visited the works of Whitechapel Bell Foundry in Whitechapel Road, London, to discuss the making of a suitable bell for a Baptist church on one of the South Sea islands.
The bell was produced by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry.
The bell, produced by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry, is inscribed with a quote from The Tempest's Caliban: "Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises".
The bell weighs 27 tonnes and is being struck today at the Whitechapel Bell foundry.
After striking his Bicentennial Bell, a one-fifth-size copy of the Liberty Bell - both were made by England-based Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd.
-- The bell was originally cast by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London on the orders of the Pennsylvania Assembly in 1751 to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of William Penn's 1701 Charter of Privileges.
One badly cracked bell was recast at Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London before being installed.
The Liberty Bell (cast at Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London in 1752) and Independence Hall are both in what is known as Independence National Historic Park.