CLYDEBANK : SCOTLAND-SC

*Location:

   Town Hall
   Dumbarton Road at Hall Street
   Clydebank, Strathclyde, Scotland
   OS Ref. NS 50 69 (or 49 70)
   LL: N 55.90108, W 4.40804
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*Player:

  (unknown)

*Contact:

   Town Hall
   49 Dumbarton Road
   Clydebank  G81 1TX
   - or -
   West Dunbartonshire Council
   Garshake Road
   Dumbarton  G82 3PU
   T: 01389/737000
   - or -
   Environmental Services
   Events and Halls Section
   West Dunbartonshire Council
   Rosebery Place
   Clydebank  G81 1TG
   T: 01389/738762   F: 0141/9410932
   E: protective.services@
        west-dunbarton.gov.uk

*Schedule:

  (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1929
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   Year of latest technical information source is 2006

*Links:

A regional council article about the Clydebank Town Hall reports installation of the clock, Westminster chimes and "carillon" in 1931, 2 years after the bells were cast.

A regional council Webpage on arts and culture includes a photo of the Town Hall in connection with a description of the Clydebank Museum which resides therein.

A local publicity Website has a description and photo of the building; a much larger image of the building is available.

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 Scotland.

*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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