Syon Abbey
   Hummingbird Lane SE
   Blue Ridge Parkway, milepost 145.7
   Copper Hill, Virginia, USA
   LL: N 37.02009, W 80.10552
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   Syon Abbey
   PO Box 350
   Copper Hill, VA  24079
   E: FatherGuestmaster/@/SyonAbbey DOTorg




   At least 3 bells also swing.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2007
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008


The abbey Website has photos of the building, tower and bells. 

An architects' page has a long slideshow of photos of the buildings, for which groundbreaking and foundation work began in April 2002.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in VA.


   This page was built from the database on 26-Dec-11
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/09/20
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/11/13

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