BOSTON - CA : USA - MA

*Location:

   Church of the Advent (Episcopal)
   Brimmer and Mount Vernon Streets
   Boston, Massachusetts, USA
   LL: N 42.35773, W 71.07173
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*Ringers' contact(s):

   Dianne S.P. Cermak, Area Representative
   34 Glendoon Road
   Needham, MA  02492-2311
   T: (781)455-6334
   E: dspc@comcast.net
   - or -
   Danielle Morse
   E: dmorsebell@gmail.com

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

*Contact:

   Church of the Advent
   30 Brimmer Street
   Boston, MA  02108-1002
   T: (617)523-2377   F: (617)523-0302
   E: office@theadvent.org

*Schedule:

   Practice Thursday 1900-2100;
   service Sunday 1000-1100 (approx.)

*Remarks:

   Cast 1900, hung 1901, rehung 1914 and
   again in 1976.

*Technical data:

   Ring of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1901
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building at the head of the menu on every page.  (Too bad about the tree!)  Extensive information on change ringing is available here.

A photo of the building and its spired tower accompanies the report of a visitor.

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

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).

Index to all tower bell instruments in MA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  3-Jan-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/01/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2000/03/12


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