Asbury United Methodist Church
   Lawsonia Road (MD-380) at Asbury Avenue
   Crisfield, Maryland, USA
   LL: N 37.97522, W 75.83406
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   Tom Shores, organist
   T: (410)968-1633


   Asbury Methodist Church
   3380 Lawsonia Road
   Crisfield, MD  21817-2260
   T: (410)968-0540


   Before Sunday services;
   also special occasions


   Added semitones sharp 4th and flat 7th,
   with swivel hold-downs.
   Bass bell also swings.
   Stop board added at unknown date.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  1 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     F G   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1923
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  60%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2001

On the church Website, the home page has a photo of the building and tower.  There is a page about the bells.

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 MD.

   This page was built from the database on 20-Sep-18
   based on textual data last updated on 2018/09/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2018/09/10


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