Hillandale : S AFRICA

*Location:

   Mariya uMama weThembe Monastery 
     (Order of the Holy Cross, Anglican Benedictine)
   Highlands Road
   Hillandale, 
     Grahamstown, South Africa
   LL: S 33.33595, E 26.47151
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*Contact:

      Find current ringers' contact(s) at the Webpage of The South African Guild of Church Bell Ringers

   Mariya uMama weThembe Monastery
   PO Box 6013
   Grahamstown 6141
   T: 46 622 6465   F: 46 622 6424
   E: guesthouse@umaria.co.za

*Schedule:

   (Unknown)

*Technical data:

   Ring of  6 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 2001 and 2003
     with bells made by Taylor 
   Prior history:
     In 1998, the instrument was begun with  3 bells
       by Eayre & Lewis      
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003

*Links:

The monastery Website says nothing about these bells.

Since this ring has fewer than 8 bells and no principal maker, it is not indexed by foundry.

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*Status:

   This page was built on 11-Jul-05 (not from the database) and last revised on 28-Jul-09.
The city name is shown in mixed case at the top of this page and in all referring indexes because this site, having only 6 bells, does not have an entry in the database which supports all other site data pages.


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