MANCHESTER - HN : ENGLAND -LA

*Location:

   Church of the Holy Name (RC)
   Oxford Road at Akers Street
   Chorlton on Medlock
   Manchester, Greater Manchester
     (Lancashire), England
   OS Ref. SJ 848 965
   LL: N 53.46436, W 2.23140
Site locator map via [ MapQuest map ]
or or [StreetMapUK/titled] or [StreetMapUK/plain]
City locator maps and gazetteer page (County is wrong; other data are correct.)
Also see our own Map Use Hints.

*Player:

  (unknown)

*Contact:

   Church of the Holy Name (RC)
   Oxford Road
   Manchester  M13 9PG
   T: 01612/732435

*Schedule:

   Angelus and automatic tunes

*Remarks:

   Added semitones are sharp 4th and its
   octave, flat 7th; electric keyboard
   & automatic fitted by Smiths of Derby;
   not known whether previous baton
   keyboard was removed.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 15 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are three added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1931
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006

*Links:

The church Website has an extensive tour section, including an exterior view with a description of the bells.

A Pevsner's Architectural Guides page has a large photo with a description of the building.

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 17-Jan-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/01/17
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/01/17


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