Campanile (Colonist Monument) Strand Street, below Market Square Port Elizabeth, South Africa LL: S 33.96082, E 25.62501
Tower clock chimes 10 bells three times daily.
Cornerstone laid 1921; completed 1923. Tower open to the public as viewpoint.
Electric-keyboard carillon of 23 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- There are two missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1936 with bells made by Gillett & Johnston Year of latest technical information source is 1936
An area history page has a night photo of the tower.
A tourism page has a photo of the tower.
Another tourism page tells when the tower is open to the public.
A travel images Website offers a tower photo.
A large photo of the tower
A history of the area and the campanile
A commercial page has a paragraph about the Campanile in its Cultural Heritage section.
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Ranking among all non-traditional carillons in this region by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all non-traditional carillons in this region by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all non-traditional carillons 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 14-Nov-07 based on textual data last updated on 2007/11/02 and on technical data last updated on 2005/07/09
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