William Foresman Chime
Pickaway County Courthouse South Court and Franklin Streets Circleville, Ohio, USA LL: N 39.60068, W 82.94620
Pickaway County Courthouse 207 South Court Street Circleville, OH 43113-1648 T: (740)474-3117 F: (740)474-8988
Cambridge (Westminster) quarters, 8am to 8pm; automatic tunes every quarter hour, 12 to 1pm; by hand for special occasions.
Also a disused clock bell by Vanduzen & Tift, 1872. External automatic system added in 1990s, does not inter- fere with chimestand transmission. Courthouse lobby has Ohio Bicentennial bell for this county, cast by Verdin on Oct.19, 2001.
Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: F G / F A# 4 There are two added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1926 with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt Year of latest technical information source is 2002
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 OH.
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