St.Paul's Episcopal Church
   Akenside Road at Long Common and
     Woodside Roads
   Riverside, Illinois, USA
   LL: N 41.82956, W 87.82020
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*Ringers' contact(s):

   Allison Olson, NAG Area Representative
   83 Forest Avenue
   Riverside, IL  60546-1905
   H: (708)447-1481   W: (312)246-2438
   E: allihouha@juno.com

      Verify the current ringers' contact(s) at the NAGCR Website.


   St.Paul's Church
   60 Akenside Road
   Riverside, IL  60546-1809
   T: (708)447-1604
   E: parishoffice/@/stpaulsparish/./org


   Practice Sunday 1900-2030,
   Memorial Day to Labor Day


   Bells of various dates, 1964-74; bells
   and frame were the "EXPO Belfry"
   portable ring in England from 1968
   until installation here.  Originally
   totally open; later the bellframe was
   enclosed, but ringers still stand
   outdoors, and ear protection is
   strongly advised.

*Technical data:

   Ring of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1991
     with bells made by Whitechapel 
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of ringing room:             0 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    6 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   6 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  10%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001

The church Website has a photo of the building, but it does not show the bell frame, which occupies an interior courtyard.  There is a page about change ringing in general and these bells in particular.

A photo (100KB) of part of the octagonal bell house, which stands on stilts in the enclosed courtyard of the church.

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

Ranking among all North American rings by pitch/weight.
Ranking among all North American rings by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American rings by year of completion.

Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).

Index to all tower bell instruments in IL.

   This page was built from the database on 16-Sep-18
   based on textual data last updated on 2013/06/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/01/15

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