NEW PLYMOUTH : NEW ZEALAND

   Mabel Kibby Memorial

*Location:

   Marsland Hill Park
   between Robe and Brougham Streets,
     south of Vivian Street
   New Plymouth, North Island, New Zealand
   LL: S 39.06136, E 174.07323
Site locator map  or  [ MapQuest map ]
City locator maps and gazetteer page (county may be wrong)
Also see our own Map Use Hints.

*Contact:

   New Plymouth District Council
   Civic Centre, Liardet Street
   Private Bag 2025
   New Plymouth
   T: 6-759 6060
   E: info@newplymouth.govt.nz

*Schedule:

   Daily at 1000,1200,1400,1600

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 37 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 10 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1971
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Year of latest technical information source is 1976

*Links:

The story of Marsland Hill has a photo of the New Plymouth carillon at the bottom.

On the New Plymouth city map (a huge image!), Marsland Hill park is at F5-6, just above downtown.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Asian & Pacific Rim non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Asian & Pacific Rim non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).

Index to all tower bell instruments in NZ.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 17-Nov-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2005/09/23
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/17


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