St.Mary's Anglican Church
   Church Lane near Papanui Road
       South Island, New Zealand
   LL: S 43.51505, E 172.62246
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   St.Mary's Anglican Church Office
   30 Church Lane
     Christchurch  8014
   T: 03/355 3287   F: 03/355 3237




   Tower was ruined in the Feb.2011
   earthquake; bells survived, though the
   largest has two chips in the rim.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the treble octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1926
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Year of latest technical information source is 2011


Photo of the church (pre-quakes)

Building photo and news article about damage to the church from the Sep.2010 quake (which the tower apparently survived).

Photo of the tower as damaged by Feb.2011 quake (has since been demolished)

Stock photo of the building as it was.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in New Zealand.


   This page was built from the database on 24-Nov-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2011/11/19
   and on technical data last updated on 2011/04/30

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