RALEIGH - C : USA - NC

*Location:

   Christ Episcopal Church
   Capitol Square
   East Edenton & North Wilmington Streets
   Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
   LL: N 35.78093, W 78.63792
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*Ringers' contact(s):

   John Gray
   2105 Chrisdale Court
   Raleigh, NC  27607-3118
   H: (919)787-7015   W: (919)716-7337
   F: (919)716-7970
   E: john.gray/@/firstcitizens DOTcom

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

*Contact:

   Christ Church
   120 East Edenton Street
   Raleigh, NC  27601-1014
   T: (919)834-6259   F: (919)834-8939
   - or -
   Box 25778, Raleigh, NC  27611-5778

*Schedule:

   Practice Thursday 1830-2000;
   service Sun 1030-1100 (winter),
   0930-1000 (Jun-Aug);
   original 5 bells are automatically
   chimed to 2 extents of Doubles on
   weekdays at 8am, noon & 5pm.

*Remarks:

   First 5 bells by Taylor, 1987, tenor
   2 cwt.  Expansion added three tenors,
   and replaced 2 trebles (which remain
   in place for automatic play).
   Separate service bell by Meneely,
   West Troy (Watervliet), 1890, F 1800 lb.

*Technical data:

   Ring of  8 bells &chime of 5 bells (overlapping)
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1992
     with  5 bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

*Links:

The church Website no longer has any depiction of the building, and all previous mention of the bells has disappeared.

Building photos from Emporis Buildings
(Also see our Emporis Advice.)

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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 NC.

*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 1992/05/18


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