Houghton Memorial Carillon


   Chapel of St.Peter and St.Paul
   St.Paul's School
   Old Dunbarton Road
     near Old Hopkinton Road
   Concord, New Hampshire, USA
   LL: N 43.19481, W 71.57691
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   Student Carillon Guild


   St.Paul's School
   325 Pleasant Street
   Concord, NH  03301-2591
   - or -
   Rev.Charles Wynder, Jr.,
     Dean of Chapel
   T: 603-229-4707


   Cambridge (Westminster) quarters.


   Bourdon (2308#) originally reported
   as E, but is F by modern standards;
   autoplay by ChimeMaster.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  5 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   There is a practice console
   The whole instrument was installed in 1933
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2023

The school Website has a page about the two chapels, which includes a photo of the building and a section about the carillon.  But the carillon is not mentioned anywhere else.  A campus map is available from the Visitor Center main page.

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

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

Other small carillons with similar keyboard ranges.

Index to all traditional carillons in NH.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NH.

   This page was built from the database on 23-Jul-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/06/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2023/06/25

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