St.John's Anglican Cathedral
   Garden Road
   Central District
   Hong Kong Island, China
   LL: N 22.27894, E 114.15945
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   St.John's Cathedral
   T: 2523 4157
   E: general@stjohnscathedral.org.hk




   Replaces 4 much smaller Mears bells
   from 1869, presumably taken in WW II.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1953
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   Year of latest technical information source is 1953


The cathedral Website has a photo of the tower as well as an aerial photo of the building on the home page.  The History page (under "St.John's" in the top-bar menu) mentions the dedication of the original bells.  But the present bells are not mentioned.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston 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 Hong Kong.


   This page was built from the database on 14-Nov-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/11/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/11/02

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