St.James' Old Cathedral King and Batman Streets (opp. Flagstaff Gardens) West Melbourne Melbourne, Victoria, Australia LL: S 37.81025, E 144.95252*Former Location:
in William Street until building was moved in 1914.
Graeme Heyes 44 Rowitta Drive Glen Waverley, Victoria 3150 H: 03/9803 4365 W: 03/9545 8569
Verify the current ringers' contact(s) at the ANZAB Website.
St.James' Old Cathedral 2 Batman Street West Melbourne, VIC 3003 T: 03/9329 0903 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Practice Friday 1930-2130; service 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday 0930-1000.
Original six bells cast in 1852 or 1854; two added later. Rehung in 1979 on independent steel frame within the tower, by Hervey Bagot.
Ring of 8 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is E in the middle octave Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ROPE / NONE There are no added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1885 with bells made by Whitechapel Year of latest technical information source is 1988
Wikipedia article about the cathedral's history, with clickable photos. Note that the tower is now one stage shorter than it originally was.
The ANZAB Webpage about this ring has at least a photo of the tower, and possibly additional information.
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in Australia.
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