King Avenue United Methodist Church
   King & Neil Avenues
   Columbus, Ohio, USA
   LL: N 39.99033, W 83.01397
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   Jeff Wyckoff
   Box 642
   Delaware, OH  43015-0642
   H: (614)368-3970


   King Avenue Methodist Church
   299 King Avenue
   Columbus, OH  43201-2613
   T: (614)424-6050
   - or -
   Richard Walsh, Chimer Emeritus
   3964 Sharon Avenue
   Columbus, OH  43214-3228
   T: (614)268-1514
   - or -
   Paul G. Andrus, engineer
   9518 Olentangy River Road
   Liberty, OH  45427
   T: (614)885-9952


   Before Sunday service


   Added semitone is flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     F G   /    F A# 4
   There is one added semitone
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1921
     with bells made by Meneely/Troy
   Auxiliary mechanisms: W1    
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 10 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   19 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  21 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  50%
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

The church Website has a wide-angle photo of the building on the splash page. A faint sketch of the building, in which the tower is more vertical, appears as the background of most other pages. The Music Ministry page has a small photo of the chimestand, but incorrectly calls the chime a carillon.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Troy) 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.

   This page was built from the database on 18-Jul-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/06/30
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/09/07

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