CHARLESTON - LP : USA - SC

*Location:

   Cathedral Church of St.Luke & St.Paul
     (Episcopal)
   Coming Street near Vanderhorst Street
   Charleston, South Carolina, USA
   LL: N 32.78697, W 79.94045
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*Ringers' contact(s):

   Kester Heaton, Tower Captain
   8641 Delhi Road
   Charleston, SC  29406-9733
   H: (843)569-0493
   E: heatonl/@/charleston/./net

      Verify the current ringers' contact(s) at the NAGCR Website.

*Contact:

   Cathedral Office
   126 Coming Street
   Charleston, SC  29403
   T: (843)722-7345   F: (843)722-2105
   E: office@stlukeandstpaul.org

*Schedule:

   Practice Thursday 1730-1900;
   Sunday 1015-1045

*Remarks:

   First 6 bells by Taylor, from
   S.Paul Church, Eastthorpe, Mirfield,
   West Yorkshire, England; tenor cast in
   1880 and the other five in 1882;
   installed here by Eayre & Smith (with
   2 new trebles by Eijsbouts) and
   dedicated Nov.'01.

*Technical data:

   Ring of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2001
     by the makers cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001

*Links:

The cathedral Website has a small photo of the tower top in the banner which heads every page. 

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 Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American rings by pitch/weight.
Ranking among all North American rings by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American rings by year of completion.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).

Index to all tower bell instruments in SC.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  3-Jan-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/01/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/01/30


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