East tower
   Duke Memorial United Methodist Church
   West Chapel Hill and Duke Streets
   Durham, North Carolina, USA
   LL: N 35.99725, W 78.90907
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   Robert Irvine
   T: (919)863-3467
   - and -
   J. Stuart McCracken M.D.
   3414 West Cornwallis Road
   Durham, NC  27705-6205
   H: (919)489-6692


   Duke Memorial Methodist Church
   504 West Chapel Hill Street
   Durham, NC  27701-3102
   T: (919)683-3467



*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1907
     with bells made by Meneely/Wvlt
   Year of latest technical information source is 1994


The church Website has a photo of the building and its tall twin towers.

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 NC.


   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2009/07/19
   and on technical data last updated on 2002/03/16

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