The George Cadbury Memorial Carillon (The Bournville Carillon)
School Tower Linden Road (A4040) at Sycamore Road (on the village green) Bournville, South Birmingham, West Midlands (Worcestershire), England OS Ref. SP 044 812 LL: N 52.42946, W 1.93649
Trevor Workman, Carillonneur, Bournville Village Trust 45 Elizabeth Road Moseley Birmingham B13 8QH T: 21/449 3455 E: firstname.lastname@example.org*Past carillonneur:
19??-2012 Raymond Aldington (1939-2012)
Bournville Village Trust Bournville Estate Office Oak Tree Lane Bournville, Birmingham B30 1UB T: 0121/472 3831 F: 0121/414 1348 E: email@example.com
Saturdays 1200 and 1500; Christmas Eve carol sing 6pm. Guildford Quarters strike on 8 bells (including the hour). Visitor Centre open Wed-Sat 1130-1630.
Original 2-octave compass omitted F#,G#,C#. New clappers, transmission & keyboard by Taylor, 1988.
Traditional carillon of 48 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave Transposition is down 2 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C C 24 There is one missing bass semitone There is a non-identical practice console The present keyboard was installed in 1988 by the maker cited in Remarks above Prior history: In 1934, the instrument was enlarged to its present size with bells made by Gillett & Johnston (44 bells remain from that work.) In 1925, the instrument was enlarged to 42 bells by Taylor (3 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1923, the instrument was enlarged to 37 bells by Taylor (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1906, the instrument was begun with 22 bells by Taylor (1 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1992
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