ORLEANS : USA - MA

*Location:

   Church of The Transfiguration
   The Community of Jesus (Benedictine)
   Bay View Drive
   Orleans, Massachusetts, USA
   LL: N 41.7980, W 70.0078
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*Contact:

   The Community of Jesus
   11 Bay View Drive
   Orleans, MA
   - or -
   Orleans Church Building Foundation, Inc.
   PO Box 700
   Orleans, MA  02653
   T: (508)240-7090   F: (508)255-8844
   E: mail@churchofthetransfiguration.org

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells cast in 2008; tower and installa-
   tion completed early fall 2009;
   first official use on 27 Sept.

*Technical data:

   Ring of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2009
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  0 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:    %
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008
*Links:

The church Website has photos of the tower under construction, and offers a video of casting of some of the bells at Whitechapel.  There is a site plan which shows the location of the tower with respect to the church and chapter house.

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 24-Mar-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/07/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/03/10
*Photos:

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