World War I memorial
East tower Memorial Community Church (was Memorial Baptist Church) Barking Road (Hwy.A124) near Adine Road Plaistow, Newham, London E.13, England LL: N 51.52303, E 0.02413
Memorial Community Church 395 Barking Road London E13 8AL T: 020 7474 6603 E: email@example.com E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Added semitones - flat 7th, sharp 4th; bass note reported as A or A#. Bells carry names of 201 men (mostly local) killed in the Great War. Tabletop baton chimestand (single row) in the belfry; electro-pneumatic automatic system removed long ago. Restored in 2011, rededicated 19 Nov. Originally West Ham Central Mission; MCC name adopted Apr.2010, after 2006 merger with another congregation.
Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / NONE There are two added semitones There is no practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1925 with bells made by Gillett & Johnston Year of latest technical information source is 2011
A very long collection of news articles includes an extensive section about this church and its bells, apparently prompted by the name change in April 2010; it includes 3 photos of the chimestand, and a photo of all ten 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 size (number of bells).
Ranking among all British Isles chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all British Isles chimes by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in UK-E.
This page was built from the database on 21-Dec-11 based on textual data last updated on 2011/12/02 and on technical data last updated on 2011/12/02
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