Kwe Kwe : ZIMBABWE

*Location:

   St.Luke's Church 
   Kwe Kwe, Zimbabwe
   LL: S 18.92951, E 29.80431
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*Contact:

   Roy Purchase, Ringing Master, 
     Zimbabwe Guild 
   6 Orange Grove Drive 
   Highlands, Harare 
   T: 47734 
   - or - 
   Miss T. Rowell, Secretary, 
     Zimbabwe Guild 
   344 Herbert Chitepo Avenue 
   Harare 
   T: 725314

*Remarks:

   First four bells (#1,2,4,6) cast in 1961;
   last two in 1975.

*Technical data:

   Ring of 6 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1975
     with 2 bells made by Whitechapel 
   Prior history:
     In 1961, the instrument was begun with  4 bells
       by Whitechapel      
   Year of latest technical information source is 1988

*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all rings in this region by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all rings in this region by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all rings in this region by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in ZW.

*Status:

   This page was built on 11-Jul-05 (not from the database) and last revised on 2-Aug-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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