St.James Parish Church
   St.James's Street
   Clitheroe, Lancashire, England
   OS Ref. SD 743 411
   LL: N 53.86589, W 2.39229
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   Reece J Robinson


   St.James Parish Church
   St.James's Street
   Clitheroe, Lancs  BB7 1HH
   T: 01200 423608


   Hour strike and quarters
   (but not Cambridge/Westminster)


   Dedicated 24 Mar 1923 by the Chaplain
   General as a war memorial.
   Keyboard has space for expansion to
   2 octaves (-X23:CC/CC11)

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is B  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 11 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    NONE  
   There are two added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1923
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   Auxiliary mechanisms: QH    
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  6 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  40%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020

The church Website has a photo of part of the tower in the rotating series on its homepage.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all British Isles chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all British Isles chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all British Isles chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in England.

   This page was built from the database on  4-Jan-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/01/04
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/12/31

Keyboard detail
Dedicatory record
Bells from chiming side
Bells from clock hammer side

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