ARDMORE : USA - PA

*Location:

   St.George's Episcopal Church
   (The Nevil Memorial Church of St.George)
   1 West Ardmore Avenue and Darby Road
   Ardmore, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 39.99403, W 75.32263
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.George's Episcopal Church
   1 West Ardmore Avenue
   Ardmore, PA  19003-1699
   T: (610)642-3500   F: (610)462-4676
   E: geonevil@aol.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original added semitones were sharp 4th
   and flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 17 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 1971
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Prior history:
     In 1930, the instrument was begun with 11 bells
       by Taylor      
   Year of latest technical information source is 1971
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the building on the home page, but the bells are not mentioned anywhere.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world. Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Other chimes which qualify as mini-carillons.

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 PA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 15-Oct-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/10/12


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