Nicholas A. Vacc Bell Tower
   University of North Carolina
     at Greensboro (UNCB)
   Spring Garden Street at College Avenue
   Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
   LL: N 36.06641, W 79.80880
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   UNC Greensboro
     1400 Spring Garden Street
     Greensboro, NC  27412
     PO Box 26170
     Greensboro, NC  27402-6170
   T: (336)334-5000
   - or -
   John Comer, Alumni House Manager


   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters
   and autoplay (times unknown)


   Tower was a 2005 gift by Dr.Nancy Vacc,
   professor emerita of education,
   in honor of her husband, who was also a
   faculty member; the original 4 bells
   were presumably installed then.
   Additional bells donated in 2010.
   Controls in nearby Alumni House.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2011
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen (except for 4 made in 2005)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: Q4HI  
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:    5 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:   7 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  75%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020

A page about these bells has a small photo of the tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NC.

   This page was built from the database on 19-Apr-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/04/18
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/04/15

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