KENDAL : ENGLAND -CU

*Location:

   Town Hall
   Highgate / Strickland Gate
     at Lowther Street
   Kendal, Cumbria, England
   OS Ref. SD 514 927
   LL: N 54.32692, W 2.74738
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City locator maps and gazetteer page (County is wrong; other data are correct.)
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*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Quarters + hour strike;
   automatic play of folk tunes

*Technical data:

   Mechanical-automatic chime of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1897
     with bells made by Taylor      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2010
*Links:

City page about the building

About the building - photo, costs, date of inauguration

Tourism page with photos and description of the building

Building photo

Where the initial 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 Scotland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/01/19
   and on technical data last updated on 2010/01/19
*Photos:

(none available)


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