Boston Parish Church (Boston Stump) Boston, Lincolnshire, England OS Ref. TF 327 442 LL: N 52.97856, W 0.02588
St.Botolph's Church Office The Parish Office 1 Wormgate Boston PE21 6NP T: 01205/362864 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
First 4 bells (for Cambridge quarters) cast in 1932 by Taylor, replacing 4 cast in 1897 from the metal of the former automatic carillon. New bells cast 1949; added semitones are sharp 4th thru sharp octave. Hung above a ring of 10 bells. Keyboard originally in ringing room, later in church library; in vestry since 1988 restoration. Also an anonymous 17th c. sanctus bell.
Electric-keyboard chime of 15 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the middle octave Transposition is nil (concert pitch) Keyboard range: A#D# / NONE There are four added semitones There is no practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1951 with bells made by Taylor Year of latest technical information source is 2000
About the former automatic carillon here
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.
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