DUMBARTON : SCOTLAND-DB

*Location:

   St.Patrick's Church (RC)
   Strathleven Place
   Dumbarton,
     Strathclyde (Dunbartonshire), Scotland
   OS Ref. NS 399 744
   LL: N 55.94536 W 4.56437
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*Player:

   (Mrs.) Frances Slorach
   14 Chapelton Gardens
   Dumbarton, Strathclyde  G82 2AL
   T: 389/63336
   - and -
   John Rainey
   19 Park Avenue
   Dumbarton, Strathclyde  G82 1BU

*Contact:

   Msgr. Maguire
   St.Patrick's Presbytery
   Strathleven Place
   Dumbarton, Strathclyde  G82 1BA
   T: 389/62503

*Schedule:

  (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Also a separate ringing bell, a
   semitone lower than the carillon
   bourdon, with outside Angelus hammer.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  6 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is no practice console
   The instrument was enlarged in 1928
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   Prior history:
     In 1927, the instrument was begun with  8 bells
       by Gillett & Johnston
   Year of latest technical information source is 1990
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

British Carillon Society page, with one photo

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of 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 traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all British Isles traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all British Isles traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traditional carillons in this region.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Scotland.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on  8-Oct-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/10/07
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/03/22


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