Grace United Methodist Church
   (originally Grace M.E.South)
   Main Street (US-11) NE of 3rd Street
   Middletown, Virginia, USA
   LL: N 39.02795, W 78.27953
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   Ann Wisecarver


   Grace United Methodist Church
     7882 Main Street
     PO Box 61
   Middletown, VA  22645
   T: (540)869-1008
   E: Webform @


   Sundays between 0830 & 1030 services


   Added semitone is flat 7th.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (chimestand) of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1938
     with bells made by McShane     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1938

The Website of the church has a photo of the bell tower on the home page; clicking it leads to the church's Facebook presence.  There are YouTube videos of the chime available, but they only show a fixed aerial view of the tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the McShane bellfoundry.

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 30-Jan-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/09/30
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/11/08

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