North tower
   Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la
     Immaculada Concepción
   (Immaculate Conception Cathedral)
   Zócalo  (main square)
   Puebla de Zaragoza, Puebla, Mexico
   LL: N 19.04303, W 98.19870
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   Bourdon (8 1/2 tonnes, cast 1729) and
   10 other bells hung dead in lower
   belfry; 8 esquilas and 1 bell hung dead
   in upper belfry.  Clappers of the
   dead-hung bells are roped or moved by
   Second-largest cathedral in Mexico.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument with action described in Remarks above of 19 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   Installation was completed in unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991


photo after 1999 earthquake

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.

Where the bass bell of this collection ranks among other great bells in North America

Index to all tower bell instruments in Mexico.


   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/08/01
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/01/01

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