MILL BAY : CANADA - BC

*Location:

   Vancouver Island Regional Library
     (South Cowichan Branch)
   Mill Bay Centre
   Mill Bay Road
   Mill Bay, British Columbia, Canada
   LL: N 48.80579, W 123.71561
*Former location (195x-??):
   George Turner's church
   6489 Norcross Road,
     at Trans-Canada Highway
   Duncan, BC
   LL: N 48.65083, W 123.55861
Site locator map

*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Vancouver Island Regional Library
     (South Cowichan Branch)
   *parcel:
     2720 Mill Bay Road
   *postal:
     Box 118, 310-2720 Mill Bay Road
   Mill Bay, BC  V0R 2P0
   T: (250)743-5436
   E: info@virl.bc.ca
   - or -
   Mill Bay Centre
   Unit #368-2720 Mill Bay Road
   Mill Bay, BC
   T: (250)743-5500  -or-  252-0664
   E: mfuller@boultbee.ca

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells may have been removed to storage.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 19xx
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
*Links:

Google StreetView image of the library

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

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in BC.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 22-Feb-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/02/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/02/02
*Photos:

(none available)

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