St.Peter's Episcopal Church 3rd and Pine Streets Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA LL: N 39.94317, W 75.14787
Music Office St.Peter's Church 313 Pine Street Philadelphia, PA 19106-4212 T: (215)925-5968 (parish office) or (215)922-6260 (music office) F: (215)925-4331 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bells cast 1842 by Thomas Mears; one recast by same foundry about 1870. Change ringing ceased about 1848; Ellacombe system renovated 1961, replacing a similar system from 1916 or earlier.
Chime with Ellacombe stand of 8 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G in the middle octave Transposition is up 2 semitone(s) Keyboard range: F F / NONE There are no added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1843 with bells made by Whitechapel Year of latest technical information source is 1990
The Philly Ringers have an illustrated page about these historic bells.
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.
Ranking among all North American rings by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in PA.
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