Columbarium tower Grace Episcopal Church Wentworth Street, west of Glebe Street Charleston, South Carolina, USA LL: N 32.78180, W 79.93647*Former location (back 8, 1883-1997):
St.Mary Magdalene Church Enfield, Middlesex, England
St.Dunstan's Guild David Porter, Tower Captain 12 George Street, No.B-1 Charleston, SC 29401-1522 H: (843)722-3031 W:(843)202-2628 F: (843)740-1290 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Verify the current ringers' contact(s) at the NAGCR Website.
Grace Church 98 Wentworth Street Charleston, SC 29401-1424 T: (843)723-4575 E: email@example.com
Practice Tues 6-8pm; service Sun 1215, after worship (1115 in summer).
Warner bells tuned by Whitechapel for this site, 1997. Original frame modified for trebles added in 1999; 2nd & 4th on top level. Glass wall on front of belfry allows night viewing from outside when illuminated from within. Also a Paccard bell (F, c.1800 lb) hung dead on front of church tower.
Ring of 10 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ROPE / NONE There are no added semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1999 with 2 bells made by Whitechapel Prior history: In 1997, the instrument was begun with 8 bells by Warner (cast in 1883 for location given above) Year of latest technical information source is 2000
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Warner bellfoundry,
in this region
and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Ranking among all North American rings by pitch/weight.
Ranking among all North American rings by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all North American rings by year of completion.
Ranking among all North American chimes by size (number of bells).
Index to all tower bell instruments in SC.
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