PORTADOWN : N IRELAND-R

*Location:

   St.Mark's Church (C.I.)
   Portadown, Armagh, Northern Ireland
   LL: N 54.42, W 6.44
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   The Rectory
   56 Brownstown Road
   Portadown, Co.Armagh  BT62 3QA
   T: (028)3833 2368
   E: stmarksch1@aol.com

*Schedule:

   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters
   from G&J clock.

*Remarks:

   Bourdon swings.  Added semitones are
   keyboard F#, G#, A#.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 15 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  9 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C G   /    ----  
   There are three added semitones
   There is an identical practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1932
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   Auxiliary mechanisms: W1    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1993
*Links:

The church Website has a small picture 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 Northern Ireland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 20-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/11/23
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/12/03
*Photos:

(none available)


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