AUGUSTA -- : USA - ME

*Location:

   St.Mark's Episcopal Church
   Pleasant and Oak Streets
   Augusta, Maine, USA
   LL: N 44.31638, W 69.77830
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Mark's Church Office
   9 Summer Street
   Augusta, ME  04330-5128
   T: (207)622-2424

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Refurbished in 1996.  Belfry also
   contains an 1850 Meneely (West Troy)
   bell, not part of the chime.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1925
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

*Links:

The church Website opens with a photo of the building, and an older sketch is at the bottom of the menu column on the left side of every page.  A good map of the property can be found from the Directions page.  The chime is mentioned on the History page.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) 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 ME.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Jan-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/12/26
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/02/23


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