Bailey Memorial Carillon


   Bailey Memorial Bell Tower
   First Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)
   East Carolina Avenue (US Highway 76)
     at South Owens Street
   Clinton, South Carolina, USA
   LL: N 34.47122, W 81.87523
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   First Presbyterian Church
     410 East Carolina Avenue
     Clinton, SC  29325-2525
     PO Drawer 29
     Clinton, SC  29325-0029
   T: (864)833-1062




   Bells cast in Greenwood.
   Keyboard in second story of tower.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  7 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1973
     with bells made by vanBergen   
   Year of latest technical information source is 2003


The church Website has a short page about the bells (see Worship / Music Ministries) but no photograph of the building.

A Presbytery page has a photo of the building and provides contact information.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in SC.


   This page was built from the database on 20-Mar-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/03/18
   and on technical data last updated on 2003/11/20

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