St.Mary Magdalene Parish Church
   Church Square
   Magdalene & Hammet Streets
   Taunton, Somerset, England
   OS Ref. ST 228 246
   LL: N 51.01558, W 3.10099
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   Church office
   E: Taunton.StMary/@/bath-wells DOTorg




   Added semitones are 6b (flat 7th),
   sharp octave (c5#), sharp 4th (c9#).
   Also 1922 Mears & Stainbank on display
   (Ab 27")

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 15 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are three added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2016
     with bells made by Taylor      
   Auxiliary mechanisms: R13   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020

Dove's Guide Online gives details of the bells.

The diocesan ringing association page about these bells has a small photo of the tower as viewed from Hammet Street.  The page offers a link to a Taunton Community Project page about the bells, but the destination Website does not exist.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor 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  2-Jan-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/12/31
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/01/01

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