ANTIGUA : B. W. I.

*Location:

   Northwest tower
   Cathedral Church of St.John the Divine
     (Anglican)
   Church Street
   St.John's,
     Antigua, British West Indies
   LL: N 17.12277, W 61.84214
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Deanery
   St.John's Street
   PO Box 71
   St.John's, Antigua, West Indies
   T: (809)462-0820   F: (809)462-5402

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Old reports of 18 or 23 bells appear
   to be incorrect.  The southwest
   tower contains two old bells.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1960
     with bells made by vanBergen   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
*Links:

Official tourist page

Another small picture and short paragraph are found in a general tourist page on Antigua.

Maps of Antigua and St.John's.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanBergen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Central and South American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Central and South American chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Central and South American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in AG.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/09/14
   and on technical data last updated on 1991/11/17
*Photos:

(none available)


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