The Clock Tower
   Chinqua-Penn Plantation
   2138 Wentworth Street
   Reidsville, North Carolina, USA
   LL: N 36.38281, W 79.69845
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   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters


   Tower tubes by Deagan,
   purchased by Mr. J.Penn,
   installed by C.J.Gercken.
   2012: Property sold to pay creditors
   of former owner; fate of chime unknown.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 16 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1928
     with tubular bells made by Deagan      
   Auxiliary mechanisms: Q4    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001

The plantation Website no longer exists.

The English Wikipedia article about the property does not yet reflect the bankruptcy sale.

Photo of the clock tower.  (One hopes that is is not actually so tilted.)

The waymarking page for the plantation has a photo of the tower in context.

Another view

A description with big photo.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the J.C.Deagan Company.

Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).

Index to all tower tube instruments in NC.
Index to all tower bell instruments in NC.

   This page was built from the database on 30-Nov-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/11/23
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/08/24

(none available)

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