LONDON - HW : ENGLAND -EC

*Location:

   133, Houndsditch
   (was Hounsditch Warehouse Company)
   London, E.C.3, England
   OS Ref. TQ 334 813
   LL: N 51.5149, W 0.0780
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*Contact:

  (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Building replaced 1991; bells polished
   and rehung in glass case in foyer
   (not playable).

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is E  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range: (EB)E G#  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1935
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005

*Links:

An article in Love's Guide has photos of the bells in their present location, plus their history.

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 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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