LEE : ENGLAND -SE

*Location:

   St.Margaret Parish Church
   Lee Terrace (B220) at Brandram Road
   Lee,
     London, S.E.13, England
   OS Ref. TQ 391 757
   LL: N 51.46277, E 0.00051
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*Player:

  (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.Margaret's Visitor Centre
   Brandram Road
   London  SE13 5EA
   T: 020/8318 9643
   E: stmargarets-lee@fish.co.uk

*Schedule:

  (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Recast from a 14-cwt. ring of 8, and
   hung on the old 4-tier ringing frame;
   keyboard range assumed: added semitones
   are F#,C#,D#,F#.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 16 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C G   /    ----  
   There are four added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1963
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005

*Links:

The parish page on the Southwark Diocesan Website has a tiny photo of the building and tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel 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 12-Oct-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/10/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/07/15


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