HAMILTON - STG : CANADA - ON

*Location:

   St.Giles United Church
     (was St.Giles' Presbyterian Church)
   Main Street East at Holton Avenue South
   Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
   LL: N 43.24887, W 79.84243
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*Access:
   long nearly-vertical ladder

*Player:

   (none)

*Contact:

   ScotiaBell, Inc.
   Box 670
   Waterdown, ON
   T: (905)578-8887   F: (905)578-2175
   E: Webform @ www.scotiabell.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones sharp 4th & flat 7th.
   2015: church merged and left this
   building; ScotiaBell bought the chime,
   which is now FOR SALE.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D#F   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1913
     with bells made by McShane     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
*Links:

The church Website has a partial illustration of the building in the heading of the pages.  There is no mention of the 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 ON.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 14-Oct-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/10/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2014/03/05
*Photos:

(none available)

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