DALSTON - SMK : ENGLAND -E

*Location:

   Saint Mark's Parish Church
   Saint Mark's Rise at Sandringham Road
   Dalston, West Hackney,
     London E.8, England
   OS Ref. TQ 339 852
   LL: N 51.54936, W 0.07076
Site locator map via [ MapQuest map ]
or or [StreetMapUK/titled] or [StreetMapUK/plain]
Also see our own Map Use Hints.

*Contact:

   Saint Mark's Vicarage
   Sandringham Road
   Dalston, London  E8 2LL
   T: 020/7254 4741, 7249 1321
   E: rob.wall@care4free.net

*Schedule:

   (None - chime unusable;
   ringing irregular)

*Remarks:

   Ring of 8 with Victorian "carillon"
   having four different tune cylinders;
   but transmission is derelict.

*Technical data:

   Mechanical-automatic chime of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1877
     with bells made by Warner      
   Year of latest technical information source is 1996

*Links:

A page about Dalston includes a section (#13) about this building, with a tower photo.
The related page about a walking tour through Dalston includes a map which puts this building into context with others in the area.

Tower photo from the side with the unique barometer window
Closeup view of the barometer window

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Warner 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 2005/10/10


Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

[TowerBells Home Page] [Site data top page] [Credits and Disclaimers] [Feedback]

Please send comments or questions to csz_stl@swbell.net