WILLIAMSTOWN : USA - MA

*Location:

   Thompson Memorial Chapel (UCC)
   Williams College
   860 Main Street (Rte.2),
     at Hopkins Hall Drive
   Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA
   LL: N 42.71247, W 73.20248
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*Player:

   Guild of [Student] Carillonneurs

*Contact:

   Chaplain's Office
   Williams College
   Williamstown, MA  01267
   T: (413)597-2483   F: (413)597-3955
   E: nancy.luczynski@williams.edu

*Schedule:

   Daily at 1250, 1600, 1900.

*Remarks:

   Added semitone is flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D#F   /    D#G  3
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1904
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nW1   
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  10%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2014
*Links:

The college Website shows the chapel clearly on part of the campus map.

The Chapel Website includes photos of the building (see under Religious and Spiritual Life -> Sacred Spaces).  A page about the student bell ringers can be found under About Us.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) 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 MA.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  6-Nov-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/08/28
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/10/22
*Photos:

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Tower from south

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Tower from north

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