Phillips Memorial Chime


   Trinity United Methodist Church
   North Division Street at Broad Street
   Salisbury, Maryland, USA
   LL: N 38.36715, W 75.60045
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   Carol Ann Parsons
   Tracy Shannahan
   Dr. Frances Tracy-Mumford, Coordinator
   Dolly Burkett
   Margy Meeks
   Kaye Thoms


   Trinity Methodist Church
   112 High Street (office)
   Salisbury, MD  21801
   T: (410)749-5562   F: (410)749-8830


   20 minutes before & 10 minutes after
   Sunday morning church services


   Given in memory of Jacob Cannon
   Phillips and Catherine Jackson Phillips
   by their four children.
   Added semitone flat 7th (no hold-down).

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  4 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   There is no practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1921
     with bells made by McShane     
   Auxiliary mechanisms: nEI   
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  7 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:    %
   Year of latest technical information source is 2018

The church Website has a photo of the church, in which the tower dominates the building.  The History page implies that the bells were given after 1942, which conflicts with other sources of information.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane 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 21-Sep-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/09/13
   and on technical data last updated on 2018/09/10


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