LOUGHBOROUGH - TF/2 : ENGLAND -LE

*Location:

   Carillon tower
   Taylor Bell Foundry
   Freehold Street
   Loughborough, Leicestershire, England
   OS Ref. SK 541 198
   LL: N 52.77333, W 1.19937
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*Carillonist:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   John Taylor & Co.
   The Bellfoundry
   Freehold Street
   Loughborough, Leics.  LE11 1AR
   T: 01509 212241   F: 01509 263305
   E: office@taylorbells.co.uk

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Hung in the tower which once held
   Taylor's first carillon (see TF/1);
   not yet complete.  (A report of
   expansion to 37 seems to be premature.)
   Not to be confused with the tower
   holding a light ring of 12,
   where many peals have been rung.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 27 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 2012
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Prior history:
     In 20xx, the instrument was begun with 18 bells
       with bells made by Taylor      
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2010
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The foundry Website
Undated article regarding status of the foundry carillon, work on which is halted pending restoration of the tower itself, which is part of a much larger project to restore much of the foundry structure.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in England.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 18-Jul-16
   based on textual data last updated on 2016/07/04
   and on technical data last updated on 2016/07/04
*Photos:

(none available)

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