SHANDON : IRELAND

*Location:

   Western tower
   Cathedral of St.Mary & St.Anne
   Cathedral Street
     at Gerald Griffin Street (R846)
   Shandon, Cork, Ireland
   LL: N 51.90470, W 8.47655
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Parish Office
   Cathedral of St.Mary & St.Anne
   Roman Street
   Cork T23 NX76
   T: 021 4304325
   E: cathedral/@/corkandross DOTorg

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Bells by Murphy, Dublin; added semitone
   is flat 7th (2b); unringable
   anti-clockwise octave, chimed from the
   old ringing room.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1870
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nR    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
*Links:

Dove's Guide Online gives details of the bells.

The English Wikipedia article about the building has a photo of it, and mentions the bells.

The Cathedral Website opens with a photo of the upper part of the tower, but does not mention the bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in Ireland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 31-Dec-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/12/31
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/12/31
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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