Grace United Methodist Church
   2nd Avenue West at West 3rd Street
   Spencer, Iowa, USA
   LL: N 43.14071, W 95.14739
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   Grace Church Office
   311 - 2nd Avenue West
   Spencer, IA  51301-4127
   T: (712)262-5970   F: (712)262-0344
   E: kayclancy /@ spencergumc DOTcom


   Automatic at noon daily


   Includes 4 Meneely bells, date unknown,
   presumably from Watervliet foundry.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1968
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen (except for 4)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   26 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  29 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  95%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008

On the church Website, the home page has a small clickable photo of the church and bell tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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 IA.

   This page was built from the database on  7-Mar-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/03/06
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/04/09

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