BLACKBURN : ENGLAND -LA

*Location:

   St.Jude Parish Church
   Accrington Road at Croston Street
   Blackburn, Lancashire, England
   OS Ref. SD 700 283
   LL: N 53.74897, W 2.45583
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   The Vicarage
   Didsbury Street
   Blackburn  BB1 3JL
   T: 1254/263 259

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Wall-mounted baton clavier

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1932
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   Year of latest technical information source is 1932

*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 21-Nov-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/11/16
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/11/16


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