Cathedral Church of SS.Michael & George Church Square Hill and High Streets Grahamstown, Cape Province, South Africa LL: S 33.31018, E 26.52673
Verify current ringers' contact(s) at the Webpage of The South African Guild of Church Bell Ringers
Grahamstown Cathedral PO Box 102 Grahamstown 6140 T: (046)622-2445 - or - Prof. Colin Lewis, Ringing Master Geography Department Rhodes University PO Box 94 Grahamstown 6140 South Africa T: +27 +46 603 8322 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Major restoration in 1992-4, including rehang on new steel frame.
Ring of 10 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: ROPE / NONE There are no added semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1996 with bells made by Whitechapel Prior history: In 1879, the instrument was begun with 8 bells by Warner Year of latest technical information source is 1996
A city historical attractions page has a photo of the building; see the linked page which is also (confusingly) called Historical Attractions for more photos and history.
Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Warner bellfoundry,
in this region
and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Whitechapel bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Ranking among all chimes in this region by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all chimes in this region by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all chimes in this region by year of completion.
Index to all tower bell instruments in South Africa (ZA).
This page was built from the database on 11-Feb-08 based on textual data last updated on 2008/01/09 and on technical data last updated on 1996/06/01
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