St.Mary's, Lowe House, RC Church North Road at Crab Street St.Helens, Lancashire, England OS Ref. SJ 509 958 LL: N 53.45712, W 2.73991
Anthony (Tony) Brookes*Past Carillonneurs:
19??-?? Eva Garner (d.)
Msgr. Vincent Hughes, Parish Priest T: 744/22167 - or - Christine Currah T: 744/37257 - or - The Carillon Lowe House Heritage & Development Group Crab Street St.Helens WA10 2BE (or c/o Holy Cross Presbytery Corporation Street St.Helens WA10 1EF) F: 01744/23416 E: info/@/stmaryslowehouse.co.uk - or - Webform @ stmaryslowehouse.co.uk
Not played regularly. Quarter-tune is part of "Salve Regina" on 8 bells (unique in the UK).
Restoration in progress in 2005, by Hayward Mills, with new clappers and direct action transmission.
Traditional carillon of 47 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is G# in the bass octave Transposition is down 4 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C C 23 There are two missing bass semitones There is an identical practice console The whole instrument was installed in 1929 with bells made by Taylor Auxiliary mechanisms: M9QA Tower details: Height of console: 30 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 35 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 41 meters above ground Belfry openness: 45% Year of latest technical information source is 1979*Links:
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