HOUSTON - STT : USA - TX

*Location:

   St.Thomas Episcopal Church
   Jackwood Street at Endicott Lane
   Houston, Texas, USA
   LL: N 29.68498, W 95.46439
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*Ringers' contact(s):

   Richard H. Graves
   5102 Darnell Street
   Houston, TX  77096-1404
   H: (713)667-1266
   E: rgraves@compuserve.com

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*Contact:

   St.Thomas Episcopal Church
   4900 Jackwood Street
   Houston, TX  77096-1505
   T: (713)666-3111   F: (713)668-3887

*Schedule:

   Service Sunday 0930-1030;
   practice Monday 1900-2100,
   alternating weeks with St.Paul's.

*Remarks:

   Near tower are the railroad bell which
   first served this church, plus an
   anonymous Mexican bell cast in 1960.

*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 1971
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991

*Links:

The church Website has a small picture of the building on the main page, but the latest redesign has eliminated all mention of the bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor 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.

*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 1979/08/07


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