NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE - BJ : ENGLAND -NM

*Location:

   SS.James & Basil Parish Church
   Wingrove Road North
     at Fenham Hall Drive
   Fenham,
     Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne & Wear
       (Northumberland), England
   OS Ref. NZ 225 656
   LL: N 54.98421, W 1.64873
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:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Added semitones: minor 2d & its octave,
   sharp 4th & its octave, flat 7th;
   keyboard in the ringing room.  Octave
   on the bass bell (reported both as F
   and as F#) also hung for full-circle
   ringing.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 17 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are five added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1930
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   Auxiliary mechanisms: R8    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005
*Links:

The ringers' page on the church Website has small photos of the building, some of the chime bells, and the ringing room (showing part of the keyboard).

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 18-Jul-16
   based on textual data last updated on 2016/07/04
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/07/15
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

[TowerBells Home Page] [Site data top page] [Credits and Disclaimers] [Feedback]

Please send comments or questions to csz_stl@swbell.net