HOUSTON - PM/2 : USA - TX

*Location:

   Lower belfry
   Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church
   South Main Street,
     near North McGregor Way
   Houston, Texas, USA
   LL: N 29.71636, W 95.39643
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*Ringers' contact(s):

   Allen Nunley
   T: (713)504-2747
   E: a_nunley_sqm/@/yahoo/./com

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

*Contact:

   Palmer Memorial Church
   6221 Main Street
   Houston, TX  77030-1506
   T: (713)529-6196   F: (713)529-6178
   E: cdknapp@palmerchurch.org

*Schedule:

   Practice 1900-2030 Tues (call first)

*Remarks:

   Installation completed in April 2005.

*Technical data:

   Ring of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is B  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2005
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004

*Links:

The church Website was inaccessible in May 2008.

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 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 TX, including the 9-bell chime (PM/1) in the upper (original) belfry of the same tower.

*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 2004/07/24


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