St.George's Cathedral Wale Street Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa LL: S 33.92475, E 18.41908
Verify current ringers' contact(s) at the Webpage of The South African Guild of Church Bell Ringers
Richard J. (Dick) Holmes T: 21-696 2107 E: email@example.com - or - Mr. Ed Elderkin T: 21-689 5235 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - or - St.George's Cathedral 5 Wale Street Cape Town 8001 T: 021 424 7360 F: 021 424 9772 E: email@example.com
Service Sunday 1745; practice Tuesday 1930 by arrangement
Original bells taken down in 1950s; recast from 8 to 10 in 1963. Rung from ground floor.
Ring of 10 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ROPE / NONE There are no added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1979 with bells made by Whitechapel Prior history: In 1834, the complete instrument was installed with bells made by Whitechapel (0 bells remain from that work.) Year of latest technical information source is 2005
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Ranking among all chimes in this region by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all chimes in this region by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all chimes in this region by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in South Africa (ZA).
This page was built from the database on 11-Feb-08 based on textual data last updated on 2008/01/09 and on technical data last updated on 2008/01/01
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