KILMARNOCK : SCOTLAND-AY

*Location:

   St.Andrew's & St.Marnock's Church
     (Church of Scotland)
   St.Marnock Street  (A735)  bt Dundonald
     Road (A759) & Waterside Street
   Kilmarnock,
     Strathclyde (Ayrshire), Scotland
   OS Ref. NS 426 376
   LL: N 55.60752, W 4.49902
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City locator maps and gazetteer page (County is wrong; other data are correct.)
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*Player:

   (Mrs.) Georgina T. Roxburgh
   5 Milton Avenue
   Kilmarnock, Strathclyde
   - and/or -
   Russell McNaughtan
   E: jim@mcnaughtan.demon.co.uk

*Contact:

   Revd. James McNaughtan
   35 South Gargieston Drive
   Kilmarnock  KA1 ___
   T: 563/21665
   - or -
   St.Andrew's & St.Marnock's Church
   St.Marnock Street
   Kilmarnock
   Strathclyde  KA1 1DZ
   E: (Webform)

*Schedule:

   Sunday morning before 11am service

*Remarks:

   Space in keyboard and frame to add 5
   trebles.  Practice keyboard -Z37:CC/CG
   Also a clock bell (1864 clock by J&J
   Smith, Windyedge, Kilmaurs).
   Aug.2008: St.Marnock's Church merged
   with Howard St.Andrew's Church to form
   the present congregation.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 30 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C G   /    C G   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is a practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1950
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   Year of latest technical information source is 1976

*Links:

The church Website has a photo gallery which includes 2 pictures of the carillon keyboard but none of the exterior of the building.

British Carillon Society page, with 5 photos

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel 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 19-Jan-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/01/15
   and on technical data last updated on 1991/11/17


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