ALVERTHORPE : ENGLAND -YW

   Victory Carillon

*Location:

   St.Paul Church
   St.Paul's Drive at Childs Road
   Alverthorpe,
     Wakefield, Yorkshire/West Riding,
       England
   OS Ref. SE 308 219
   LL: N 53.69214, W 1.53183
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Paul Church
   St.Paul's Drive
   Alverthorpe
   Wakefield, W Yorks  WF2 0FQ
   - or -
   The Vicarage
   St.Paul's Drive
   Alverthorpe, Wakefield
   W Yorks  WF2 0JS
   T: 01924 383724
   E: vicar2 /@/ kheokapfo DOTnet

*Schedule:

   Sunday services and special occasions.

*Remarks:

   Added semitones are sharp 4th (#7),
   flat 7th (b4), flat 9th (#3).

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 13 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C E   /    ----  
   There are three added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1955
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Prior history:
     In 1946, the instrument was begun with  8 bells
       by Taylor      
   Year of latest technical information source is 1977
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

Photo of the church

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 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 22-Jun-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/06/05
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/03/28


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