Norfolk County War Memorial Norfolk Street (Hwy.24) at Wilson Avenue Simcoe, Ontario, Canada LL: N 42.84118, W 80.30536*Former location (1924, on loan):
Vickers Research Building Palace of Engineering British Empire Exhibition Wembley, England
Jim Nicholls c/o Norfolk County 60 Colborne Street South Simcoe, ONT N3Y 4H3 H: (519)428-3643 E: jjrnicholls /@/ simcom DOTon DOTca*Past carillonists:
1925-43 Henri Sohier 1943-69 Herman Dreher (d.) 1969-75 Angus MacLeod 1975-97 June Somerville 1997-2007 Judith Stewart
Margaret Dryden Community Services Department Corporation of the Town of Simcoe 50 Colborne Street South P.O.Box 545 Simcoe, ON N3Y 4N5 T: (519)426-5870
Sundays at 4 pm, mid-May to mid-Sep.
Cambridge (Westminster) quarters from G&J tower clock (electrically wound; manually disengaged for recitals); G&J pneumatic roll player mechanism not functional (compressor removed). Renovated by Verdin in 2001.
Traditional carillon of 23 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave Transposition is up 6 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C C 11 There are two missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1925 with bells made by Gillett & Johnston in 1924 Auxiliary mechanisms: nP Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2007*Links:
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