West tower
   Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help
     (The Mission Church - Roman Catholic)
   Tremont Street at Pontiac Street
     Boston, Massachusetts, USA
   LL: N 42.33285, W 71.10015
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   Glenn T Goda, Organist
   164 Calumet Street
   Roxbury Crossing, MA  02120-3303
   T: (617)442-7079


   Rectory of Our Lady of Perpetual Help
   1545 Tremont Street
   Roxbury, MA  02120-2996
   T: (617)445-2600   F: (617)445-1857


   Quarter-hour strike of unknown pattern


   Keyboard at organ; manual play could
   be restored.  Rehung on same frame by
   ChimeMaster, Apr.2015.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1910
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Auxiliary mechanisms: QnC   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1997

The church Website has a truncated photo of the building on the home page.  A page about the building has a photo of the upper part one of the towers, possibly the one which contains the bells in its upper belfry.

The News from ChimeMaster has a large photo of the building, accompanying a description of their work.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Meneely (Watervliet) bellfoundry.

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 MA.

   This page was built from the database on 28-Feb-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/02/27
   and on technical data last updated on 2001/07/27

(none available)

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