ALSTON : ENGLAND -CU

*Location:

   St.Augustine Parish Church
   Front Street
   Alston, Cumberland, England
   OS Ref. NY 718 465
   LL: N 54.813, W 2.4395
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Revd John C Hardy
   E: johnhardy@cybermoor.org.uk

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1950
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005
*Links:

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston 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  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/10/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/07/15
*Photos:

(none available)


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