STIRLING : SCOTLAND-ST

*Location:

   Tolbooth (or) Broad Street Steeple
   Stirling,
     Central (Stirlingshire), Scotland
   OS Ref. NS 793 937
   LL: N 56.121, W 3.943
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*Contact:

   Heritage & Culture Services
   Stirling Council
   Tolbooth
   Broad Street
   Stirling Old Town  FK8 2ET
   T: 1786 274000
   E: tolbooth@stirling.gov.uk

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Oldest bells by J.Waylett
   Free lift to viewing gallery at top.

*Technical data:

   Mechanical-automatic chime of 16 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the itty-bitty octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in unknown year
     with  3 bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1729, the instrument was begun with 13 bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (13 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1979
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unidentified bellfoundries, 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  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/08/30
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/08/07
*Photos:

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