Old Parish Church High Street Peebles, Border (Peebles), Scotland OS Ref. NT 250 404 LL: N 55.6513, W 3.1924
Anne Derrick - and - Fiona Taylor - and - other local volunteers
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For church services and special events
Given as a memorial to Mrs. Jane Reddie Maynard, the bells were silent from installation until after the end of World War II.
Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 13 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave Transposition is up 1 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C E / NONE There are three added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1939 with bells made by Taylor Year of latest technical information source is 2008
News article on the history of the bells and celebration of their 60th anniversary of their first use; with a photo taken in the belfry (copied from the church Website).
Wikipedia has a large photo of the building, with a brief description; clickable for an even larger version.
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor 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.
This page was built from the database on 27-May-08 based on textual data last updated on 2008/05/19 and on technical data last updated on 2008/05/19
Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.
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