North tower St.Patrick's Cathedral (R.C.) Cathedral Road at English Street Armagh, co.Armagh, Northern Ireland LL: N 54.35243, W 6.65909 OS Ref. H 876 454
Georges Minne, cathedral organist
Fr. Raymond Murray, Cathedral Administrator The Parochial House Armagh T: Armagh 522802 E: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Overhauled by Taylor in 2003, with new clavier to America 2000 specification for original range (but 2 more pedals). The oldest intact Taylor carillon in the world.
Traditional carillon of 39 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is C in the middle octave Transposition is up 2 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C D 38/ A#G There are two missing bass semitones There is no practice console The present keyboard was installed in 2003 by Taylor Prior history: In 1921, the complete instrument was installed with bells made by Taylor Year of latest technical information source is 2003
British Carillon Society page (no photo)
WCF Website article on renovation of this carillon, with photos
A page of photos of the Cathedral
A city page pictures the cathedral from a town street.
An architectural page offers a clickable photo.
In a larg photo of the front of the building, the "north" tower is probably on the right (and would more accurately be called "northeast").
An article about the cathedral, from MSN Encarta, has a side view of the building on its hilltop.
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 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 traditional carillons in this region.
Index to all tower bell instruments in Northern Ireland.
This page was built from the database on 30-Apr-06 based on textual data last updated on 2006/04/30 and on technical data last updated on 2006/04/12
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