Cathedral Church of Christ (Christchurch Cathedral) Cathedral Square Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand LL: S 43.53081, E 172.63675
Mike Clayton E: mike.clayton/@/ext.canterburyDOTac.nz - or - Chris Oldham, Ringing Master Flat 8, 37 Geraldine Street St. Albans Christchurch 8001 W: 3/366 0046 E: admin/@/christchurchcathedral.co.nz
None - bells out of commission.
Ring of 12 with flat 6th, replacing old ring removed in 1978 and sold for scrap in 1979. 2011Fe22: Building suffered severe damage from an earthquake, with stone spire and upper belfry collapsing into the base of the tower; all bells fell, but most were unbroken. 2012Se: Bells shipped to Taylor for refurbishment. 2014My: Refurbished & new bells arrived in a container shipment.
Ring of 13 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D in the middle octave Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ROPE / NONE There is one added semitone All bells were recast or replaced in 1978 by Taylor Prior history: In 1880, the instrument was begun with 10 bells by Taylor (0 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2006
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