Union Congregational Church (UCC)
   Union Street (CT Hwy.74) at Elm Street
     (on the town green)
   Rockville, Connecticut, USA
   LL: N 41.86708, W 72.44982
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   Union Congregational Church
   3 Elm Street
   Rockville, CT  06066-3207
   T: 860-875-2559   F: 860-870-5007


   Automatic play (hymns) daily at
   9, 12, 2, 4, 6.


   Added semitones--sharp 4th & flat 7th;
   5-point tuning on Meneely originals.
   Verdin added electronic player with
   P&F trebles, but retained original
   Meneely electric action.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     E B   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   There is no practice console
   The instrument was enlarged in 1976
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Prior history:
     In 1934, the instrument was begun with 12 bells
       by Meneely/Wvlt
       Keyboard range was:     E G#  /    NONE  
   Auxiliary mechanisms: IH    
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  . meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   20 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  21 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  60%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004

The church Webpage has little more than contact and calendar information.
An alternate Website has a photo of the building, but is not being maintained.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American chimes by weight (pitch).
Ranking among all North American chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in CT.

   This page was built from the database on  4-Nov-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2006/09/27
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/01/05

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