NEWPORT : WALES - GT

*Location:

   St.Mary, Stow Hill, RC Church
   Newport, Gwent, Wales
   OS Ref. ST 310 880
   LL: N 51.58702, W 2.99675
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*Player:

  (unknown)

*Contact:

  (unknown)

*Schedule:

  (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells cast by Blews, 1874, to ringing
   scale (tenor 20 1/2 cwt D#), but tower is
   unsuitable for ringing; electrified
   c.1992-3 by Whitechapel.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1874
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Year of latest technical information source is 1993

*Links:

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous 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 Wales.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 12-Oct-06
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/10/10
   and on technical data last updated on 1995/04/22


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