CHESTER : USA - PA

*Location:

   St.Paul's Episcopal Church
   East 9th and Madison Streets
   Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
   LL: N 39.85337, W 75.35851
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Paul's Episcopal Church
   301 East 9th Street
   Chester, PA  19013-6020
   T: (610)872-5711   F: (610)872-0394
   E: stplschrch1@aol.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Tower may also contain a bell cast in
   1743 by Roger Rice of Chester,
   possibly recast c.1835 by Wilbanks
   of Philadelphia.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1909
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

*Links:

A historical page about the church includes a photo of the building and a history of the parish.

The old bell of the church is mentioned on a page of county history. (Continue to the next page for further information about it.)

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 PA.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/20
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/01/01


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