Betty Jane Dimmitt Memorial Carillon


   Episcopal Church of the Ascension
   Orange Avenue at Turner Street
   Clearwater, Florida, USA
   LL: N 27.95869, W 82.80272
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   Ascension Carillon Guild (volunteers)
*Past carillonists:
   1985-89 Linda Pointer   (C)
   1990-2008 Beth E. Hunter   (A)
   2009-15 E. Lee Cobb   (C)
     - and -
     Phyllis C. Webb (d.2015) (C)
   2016-18 Frances Newell   (A)


   Church of the Ascension
   701 Orange Avenue
   Clearwater, FL  33756-5232
   T: (727)447-3469   F: (727)446-5170
   E: Webform @


   Five days/week, times weather-dependent


   Keyboard has space for addition of Bb
   bass and 5 trebles.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C C 25
   There are no missing bass semitones
   There is an identical practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1982
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  8 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   13 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  16 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008

The church Website has a photo of the carillon on the Music page.

Waymarking page

About the donor of the carillon and tower

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

Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American concert class carillons by year of completion.

Other concert carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in FL.

Index to all tower bell instruments in FL.

   This page was built from the database on  3-Mar-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/03/03
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/06/05

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