Southwest tower Minster (Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of S.Peter) York, (North) Yorkshire, England OS Ref. SE 601 519 LL: N 53.96220, W 1.08313*Former location (1933-88, chime only):
St.Mary's Church Nelson, Lancashire, England
David E. Potter 8A Minster Yard York YO1 7HH E: davidpotter5040/@/gmail.com - and - others
York Minster Visitors Department St.Williams College College Street York YO1 7JF T: 1904/557216 F: 1904/57201 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Before Evensong on most days
Additional semitone of the chime - G# (sharp 4th). Hung above the ring of 14 in the opposite tower from "Great Peter" (216-2-22 in E flat). From 1473 to 1750, a chiming machine played tunes on the bells of the ring. The expansion from chime to carillon incorporated the bells of the former Loughborough mobile chime (see below), with some new bells.
Traditional carillon of 35 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D in the middle octave Transposition is up 2 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C G There are two missing bass semitones There is a practice console The instrument was enlarged in 2008 with bells made by Taylor Prior history: In 1989, the instrument was begun with 11 bells with bells made by Taylor No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2010
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