GLOUCESTER CITY : USA - NJ

*Location:

   St.Mary's Catholic Church
   Monmouth and Atlantic Streets
   Gloucester City, New Jersey, USA
   LL: N 39.89665, W 75.12123
Site locator map

*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Mary's Rectory
   426 Monmouth Street
   Gloucester City, NJ  08030-1794
   T: (856)456-0052   F: (856)456-1837

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Dedicated Nov.1891.
   Added semitone is flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D E   /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1891
     with bells made by McShane     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2010
*Links:

The church Website (on the About Us page) devotes 4 paragraphs to the story of these bells. Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 NJ.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 18-Jan-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/01/14
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/08/28
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

[TowerBells Home Page] [Site data top page] [Credits and Disclaimers] [Feedback]

Please send comments or questions to csz_stl@swbell.net