BALLARAT - TH/1 : AUSTRALIA

   Alfred Memorial Bells

*Location:

   Town Hall
   Sturt Street at Armstrong Street
   Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
   LL: S 37.56212, E 143.85671
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*Ringers' contact(s):

   Norm Hand
   c/o Town Hall Residence
   Sturt Street
   Ballarat, Victoria  3350
   E: hallkeepers@ballarat.vic.gov.au

      Verify the current ringers' contact(s) at the ANZAB Website.

*Contact:

   Ballarat Service Centre
   Phoenix Building
   *parcel:
     25 Armstrong Street South
     Ballarat  VIC 3350
   *postal:
     PO Box 655
     Ballarat  VIC 3353
   T: (03)5320 5500
   E: ballcity@ballarat.vic.gov.au

*Schedule:

   Practice Sun 2-4pm (2nd only),
   by arrangement; check ahead.

*Remarks:

   Cast in 1869.

*Technical data:

   Ring of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1871
     with bells made by Whitechapel in 1869
   Year of latest technical information source is 1988

*Links:

The ANZAB Webpage about this ring has at least a photo of the tower, and possibly additional information.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Australia.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 21-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/12/02
   and on technical data last updated on 1991/11/21


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