Union Congregational Church (UCC)
   Union Street (CT Hwy.74) at Elm Street
     (on the town green)
   Rockville, Connecticut, USA
   LL: N 41.86708, W 72.44982
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   Union Congregational Church
   3 Elm Street
   Rockville, CT  06066-3207
   T: (860)875-2559   F: (860)870-5007


   Automatic play (hymns) daily at
   9, 12, 2, 4, 6.


   Added semitones--sharp 4th & flat 7th;
   5-point tuning on Meneely originals.
   Verdin added electronic player with
   P&F trebles, but retained original
   Meneely electric action.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     E B   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   There is no practice console
   The instrument was enlarged in 1976
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1934, the instrument was begun with 12 bells
       by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.


The church Webpage has little more than contact and calendar information.
An alternate Website has a photo of the building, but is not being maintained.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.

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 CT.


   This page was built from the database on 27-Sep-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/09/27
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/01/05

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