JOHANNESBURG/P : S AFRICA

*Location:

   St.George Anglican Church
   Sherbourne Road
   Parktown,
     Johannesburg, South Africa
   LL: S 26.18041, E 28.03178
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*Contact:

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

   St.George Church
   *parcel:
     7 Sherbourne Road
     Parktown, Johannesburg 2122
   *postal:
     PO Box 72005 Parkview
     Johannesburg  2122
   T: 011-482-1606
   E: stgeorge@sn.apc.org
   - or -
   Dr. Richard Roberts
   T: 011-867-4473
   E: rroberts@iafrica.com
   - or -
   Mrs. Elspeth Kempe
   T: 011-787-6842
   E: elspeth@kempe.net

*Schedule:

   Practice on Tuesdays, 7:45pm

*Technical data:

   Ring of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1980
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005

*Links:

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).

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 13-Aug-09
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/09/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/06/01


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