St.Mary's-at-the-Cathedral Episcopal Church Ridge & Henry Avenues Roxborough, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA LL: N 40.064, W 75.241*Original Location (1895-1921):
St.Matthias Church (now demolished)
St.Mary's-at-the-Cathedral Church 630 East Cathedral Road Philadelphia, PA 19128-1935 T: (215)482-6300 or 825-3387 F: (215)984-8617
Tenor hung outdoors for display only. Remaining bells stored in basement with Ellacombe device and dedication plaque. There are plans to build a tower and hang the 10 diatonic bells for change ringing. Added semitones are sharp 4th and flat 7th (as chime).
Chime-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 12 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- There are two added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1895 with bells made by Whitechapel Year of latest technical information source is 1991
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
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.
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