KENNERLEIGH : ENGLAND -DE

*Location:

   St.John the Baptist Anglican Church
   Crossway Hill at Langham Lane
   Kennerleigh, Devon, England
   OS Ref. SS 820 076
   LL: N 50.8546, W 3.6785
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.John the Baptist Anglican Church
   Kennerleigh, Crediton, Devon EX17
   T: 01363 877221

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Back three hung for ringing.
   Recently rehung on new frame, with
   fittings and baton keyboard restored,
   by Matthew Higby & Co.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the treble octave
   Transposition is up 18 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1920
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   Auxiliary mechanisms: R3    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
*Links:

On the Website of Matthew Higby & Co., see about halfway down the Recent Work page for a photo of the bells in the belfry.

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 23-Feb-13
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/02/12
   and on technical data last updated on 2013/02/12
*Photos:

(none available)


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