South Holland Centre (Civic Centre) Broad Street at Market Place Spalding, Lincolnshire, England OS Ref. TF 249 227 LL: N 52.78685, W 0.15050*Original Location (1924-1971):
Corn Exchange Building (predecessor to Civic Centre on the same site)
South Holland Centre Market Place Spalding, Lincs. PE11 1SS T: 01775/764 777 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bass bell supplied in 1922. Recast bells are the trebles. All rehung in a new glass tower in 1997 by Smiths of Derby.
Electric-automatic carillon of 23 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the treble octave Transposition is up one octave Keyboard range: C C / NONE There are two missing bass semitones There is no practice console 13 bells were recast or replaced in 1973 by Taylor Prior history: In 1924, the instrument was enlarged to its present size with bells made by Taylor ( 0 bells remain from that work.) In 1923, the instrument was begun with 16 bells by Taylor (12 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 2000
The Centre Website has a photo from a different perspective, as well as a local area map.
British Carillon Society page, with one photo
A blog page has photos of the "tower", bells and electric keyboard.
A news article about an event in Spalding has a photo of the bells and tells a bit of their history.
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry,
in this region
and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor 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 non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all British Isles non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all British Isles non-traditional carillons by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in Scotland.
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