St.Thomas Church
   Military Road at Kings Bridge Road
   Saint Johns, Newfoundland, Canada
   LL: N 47.57183, W 52.70261
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   St.Thomas' Church
   8 Military Road
   St.Johns, NL  A1C 2C4
   T: (709)576-6632
   E: office/@/st-thomaschurch DOTcom
   - or -
   E:  [music director]




   Tower tubes by unknown maker (though
   likely Harrington); first octave fully
   chromatic, top 2 semitones missing.

*Technical data:

   Chime with Ellacombe stand of 15 tubular bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     C E   /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1xxx
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Auxiliary mechanisms: A     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020

The church Website opens with an aerial view of the building.  But the bells are not mentioned on the Music page.

The church's Facebook presence is headed by a drone photo of the building, but there seems to be no mention of the bells.  The Photos page includes one picture of a music cue card (with note names, not music) in a clip on the chiming rack.

A heritage article reports that the building was constructed in 1835-6, with an English-made bell installed in 1847.  Various later additions and modifications are mentioned, but not this chime.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of its maker.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in NL/NF.

   This page was built from the database on  9-Mar-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/03/08
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/03/06

(none available)

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