bell history

@Willie B. Herd wrote:

I doubt that this is the original hardware used to ring this bell, it looks homemade…usually a bell hangs from a yoke, or is set in a stand using 2 “A-Frame” brackets and a yoke attached to both @ top.

Looks like an empty space to me!

Would it be worth taking the piece off since one end is broken and trying to replace it wth something more befitting of an appropriate bell holder/stand? Thank you.