Grace Episcopal Church
   422 County Street, at School Street
   New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
   LL: N 41.63261, W 70.92956
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   Gérald Croteau, Verger
   163 Cottage Street
   New Bedford, MA  02740-3650
   T: (508)993-3048


   Grace Church
   133 School Street
   New Bedford, MA  02740-5928
   T: (508)993-0547   F: (508)996-9772


   9 hymns at 0930 Sunday; 3 hymns at
   0950 Wed.; Westminster clock tune at
   noon daily; special occasions


   Former chimestand system removed
   after fire in 1987.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     D#F   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1882
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 1993


The church Website has a picture of part of the belltower and belfry as the right margin of most pages.  The bells are mentioned on the About Grace page, and the Music page links back to here.

A church contact page has a tiny photo of the tower.

A larger photo of the tower (110KB) has been provided by the chimer.

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 10-Sep-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/07
   and on technical data last updated on 2004/08/18

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