ALFRETON : ENGLAND -DB

*Location:

   Watchorn Memorial Methodist Church
   Derby Road, between Park Street
     and Longmeadow Road
   Alfreton, Derbyshire, England
   OS Ref. SK 407 551
   LL: N 53.09238, W 1.39332
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Watchorn Methodist Church
   Derby Road
   Alfreton, Derbys.  DE55 7AQ
   E: (Webform @ www.watchornchurch.com)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1929
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005

*Links:

The church Website has two photos of the tower (in the photo gallery) but does not mention 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 British Isles chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all British Isles chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all British Isles chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in England.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 24-Jun-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/06/07
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/07/15


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