North tower
   Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church
   (was 5th Ave.M.E.South)
   South Fifth Avenue, between
     Church and Nun Streets
   Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
   LL: N 34.23030, W 77.94243
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   Fifth Avenue Church
   409 South Fifth Avenue
   Wilmington, NC  28401-5109
   T: (910)763-2621
   E: 5thaveumc@bizec.rr.com
   - or -
   5615 Woodridge Road
   T: (910)392-9731




   Added semitone is flat 7th.
   Building constructed 1889-90.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1890
     with bells made by McShane     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

The church Website has a photo of the building on the About Us page, which also gives the church history (but does not mention these bells).  The Locate page has a drawing of the building, which gives a better view of the tower.

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 NC.

   This page was built from the database on  5-Nov-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/04/18
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/10/30

(none available)

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