CLEMSON - HT : USA - SC

*Location:

   Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
   193 Old Greenville Highway (SC-93),
     between Hillcrest and College Avenues
   Clemson, South Carolina, USA
   LL: N 34.68299, W 82.83929
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*Player:

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*Contact:

   Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
   193 Old Greenville Highway
   Clemson, SC  29631-1335
   T: (803)654-5071   F: (864)654-5066
   E: htchurch@holytrinityclemson.org

*Schedule:

   Cambridge (Westminster) hour strike
   only - no quarters.

*Remarks:

   Added semitones are sharp 4th & its
   octave, flat 7th, flat 9th.
   Original building mostly demolished in
   1996, following completion of the
   current building; remainder remodelled
   into a parish hall.  For a time, all
   but one bell were in storage, awaiting
   restoration; reinstalled 2008.
   Reports of 18 or 23 bells are wrong.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 16 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is E  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up 16 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C G   /    NONE  
   There are four added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1963
     with bells made by vanBergen   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
*Links:

The church Website has a photo of the entranceway and belfry (partially obscured by a tree) below the left-margin menu on every page.

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

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 SC.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 18-Jul-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/06/30
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/06/30
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Tower

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Belfry

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