DOVER : USA - NH

*Location:

   St.John's United Methodist Church
   28 Cataract Avenue
   Dover, New Hampshire, USA
   LL: N 43.18163, W 70.88236
*Previous location (1875-1976):
   (Downtown)
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*Player:

   Jesse Andrew (Andy) Galt
   E: storygalt@myfairpoint.net
   - and -
   Guy John Eaton
   E: guy1954@comcast.net
*Past Chimer:
   19??-69 Charles E. Brown  (d.)

*Contact:

   St.John's United Methodist Church
   28 Cataract Avenue
   Dover, NH  03820-4385
   - or -
   28 Cataract Avenue #217
   Dover, NH  03820-4304
   T: (603)742-3046   F: (603)742-0080
   E: churchoffice@stjohnsdover.org

*Schedule:

   For Sunday services (usually 1015-30)
   and special occasions, including
   Easter morning and Christmas Eve.

*Remarks:

   Original added semitone was flat 7th.
   Expansion (in conjunction with move,
   rehang and electrification) added
   sharp 4th and two trebles.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     E G#  /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1976
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1875, the instrument was begun with  9 bells
       by Jones       
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website tells the history of the church and chime on the Trustees page, but there are no photos of the building.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Jones 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 NH.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 14-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/09
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/06/30


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