Hingham Memorial Bell Tower Main Street near Elm Street Hingham, Massachusetts, USA LL: N 42.24136, W 70.88639
Martha Ryan T: (781)749-1432 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Verify the current ringers' contact(s) at the NAGCR Website.
Hingham Memorial Bell Tower Committee Hingham Town Hall 210 Central Street Hingham, MA 02043-2759 T: (781)741-1410 [Town Clerk] E: via Webform [@] www.hingham-ma.gov
Practice Sat 0930-1030
Added semitone is flat 7th (or flat 4 in ringing terms), hung dead on upper level of bell frame (with 2 trebles). Tower (a municipal structure) stands on land originally owned by Old Ship Church (nearby), but now by the town. Bells are all replicas of bells in churches in Hingham, England, and neighboring towns. 2013: multi-phase major renovation of tower and bells in progress, replacing floors & stairs, adding steel frame to reinforce middle level, adding system to heat & dehumidify. TBD: refurb of bells by Whitechapel.
Ring of 10 bells + chiming semitone Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ROPE10/ NONE There is one added semitone The whole instrument was installed in 1912 with bells made by Whitechapel Auxiliary mechanisms: L11 Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1991*Links:
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