EATON HALL : ENGLAND -CH

   (Seat of the Duke of Westminster)

*Location:

   Chapel Tower
   Eaton Hall, Cheshire, England
   OS Ref. SJ 413 605
   LL: N 53.14087, W 2.87776
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*Contact:

   Eaton Estate Office
   Eccleston, Cheshire  CH4 9ET
   T: (01244)684400   F: (01244)671838
   E: enquiries@eeo.co.uk

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   4 different tune drums, wood with
   fixed pegs.

*Technical data:

   Mechanical-automatic carillon of 28 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1900
     with bells made by vanAerschodt
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1926
*Links:

The Eaton Estate Website has a good local map.  See the Commercial Properties page for a photo of the chapel tower.  See the Eaton Gardens page for the schedule of Open Days when the public may visit the estate; some of the photos available here show the chapel in the background: Rose Garden (#1,5), Selection (#1)

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the van Aerschodt bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all British Isles non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all British Isles non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all British Isles non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in UK-E.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/01/15
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/08/07
*Photos:

(none available)


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