Plainfield United Methodist Church Chicago & (North) Illinois Streets Plainfield, Illinois, USA (Illinois Street has been renumbered, changing "North" to "South".) LL: N 41.60767, W 88.20383
Kelly L. Markwell 24961 Ambrose Road Plainfield, IL 60544-6703 T: (815)439-3538 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - and - Church members and youth
Plainfield Methodist Church 15114 South Illinois Street (renumbered from 600 N. Illinois St) Plainfield, IL 60544-2804 T: (815)436-9651 F: (815)436-9764 E: email@example.com
Original dedication Dec.1907; rededication Sun. 9 Dec. 2007, by Tim Sleep.
Original added semitone was flat 7th. Independent electric action added in 1971 did not last long. New bells have special profiles to match existing bells; installation, by ChimeMaster, included conversion of chimestand to batons, rearrangement of some bells on existing frame and new extension, new clappers & suspension on all old bells. Old chime handles & other artifacts in historical display. Electro-pneumatic auto-play thru console added with final expansion.
Traditional carillon of 23 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave Transposition is up 6 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / NONE There are two missing bass semitones There is no practice console The instrument was enlarged in 2014 with bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 2007, the instrument was enlarged to 18 bells by Eijsbouts In 1906, the instrument was begun with 10 bells by Meneely/Wvlt Auxiliary mechanisms: nInW1 Tower details: Height of console: 8 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 14 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: (unknown) Belfry openness: % Year of latest technical information source is 2014
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