LITTLE WALSINGHAM : ENGLAND -NF

*Location:

   Shrine Church of Our Lady of Walsingham
   (The Pilgrim's Hospice)
   Holt Road at Knight Street
   Little Walsingham, Norfolk, England
   OS Ref. TF 935 368
   LL: N 52.89488, E 0.87581
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham
   Walsingham, Norfolk  NR22 6BW
   T: 01328/820255   F: 01328/824206 

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Keyboard has space to add 5 bells.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the itty-bitty octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1993
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Prior history:
     In 1936, the instrument was begun with  9 bells
       by Gillett & Johnston
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

The shrine Website opens with a dim photo of the building and tower as part of the Flash splash page.  Skip the introduction to see another photo on the home page.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final 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 England.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 22-Jun-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/06/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/07/15


Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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