WEXFORD : IRELAND -WX

*Location:

   Immaculate Conception Church
   Lower John Street at Rowe Street Upper
   Wexford, Wexford, Ireland
   LL: N 52.33837, W 6.46405
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Joe Kinsella
   T: (0)539121297

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Original bells by Murphy of Dublin
   recast by G&J; added semitone is flat
   7th (c4b)

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1930
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   Prior history:
     In 1883, a complete instrument of  9 bells was installed
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: R10   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Dove's Guide Online gives details of the bells.

The Irish Association page about the bells has a small photo of the building and a brief history of them.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, 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  2-Jan-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/01/01
   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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