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There were a number of factors resulting in the breaking of the bell; too heavy a hammer, a new mixture of bell metal, a new shape and the sheer size. However the broken bell was then recast by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry and finally installed in 1859 only to crack again after two months. The crack was cleverly repaired but Big Ben still has a slightly fluffy tone, which makes it so distinct.
|Height||33.00 cm||(12.99 inches)|
|Width||33.00 cm||(12.99 inches)|
|Depth||33.00 cm||(12.99 inches)|