NEWARK - STP : USA - NJ

*Location:

   St.Patrick's Pro-Cathedral (RC) 
   Washington Street and Central Avenue 
   Newark, New Jersey, USA
   LL: N 40.74207, W 74.17204
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Patrick's Pro-Cathedral House 
   91 Washington Street 
   Newark, NJ  07102-1997 
   T: (973)623-0497   E: evelydjss@aol.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   First four bells from same foundry 
   in 1862 as a major triad + octave.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1875
     with bells by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001

*Links:

A photo and brief history

Article with photo of the building

A 9-page history includes several photos plus details of the bells.  An architecture page from the same site also gives the dedications and weights of the bells.

Photo of the building

More photos

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

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) 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 29-Mar-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/03/29
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/08/07


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