LARBERT : SCOTLAND-ST

*Location:

   Old Church
   Denny Road (B905) & Stirling Road (A9)
   Larbert,
     Central (Stirlingshire), Scotland
   OS Ref. NS 855 823
   LL: N 56.01903, W 3.83678
*Former location (in part, 1866-1978):
   St.James Episcopal Church
   Constitution Street
   Leith, Edinburgh
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original 8 bells formed an octave ring,
   tenor 22-2-21.  On transfer, back 4
   were melted down, front four retuned by
   Taylor, and four trebles added.
   Added treble, sharp 4th and flat 7th
   [chime scale] cast from old Larbert
   bell.  Electric keyboard C-C
   plus cassette automatic.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  9 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1985
     with  3 bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1978, the complete instrument was installed
       with bells made by an unknown maker
   Year of latest technical information source is 1993
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

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 10-Nov-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/11/03
   and on technical data last updated on 1995/04/22


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