Campanile (Colonist Monument) 
   Strand Street, below Market Square 
   Port Elizabeth, South Africa
   LL: S 33.96082, E 25.62501
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   Tower clock chimes 10 bells three 
   times daily.


   Cornerstone laid 1921; completed 1923.
   Tower open to the public as viewpoint.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 23 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A# in the bass octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1936
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston
   Year of latest technical information source is 1936


A Places of Interest page on the city Website has a photo of the tower.

An area history page has a night photo of the tower.

A tourism page has a photo of the tower.

Another tourism page tells when the tower is open to the public.

A travel images Website offers a tower photo.

A large photo of the tower

A history of the area and the campanile

A commercial page has a paragraph about the Campanile in its Cultural Heritage section.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all non-traditional carillons in this region by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all non-traditional carillons in this region by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all non-traditional carillons 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 14-Nov-07
   based on textual data last updated on 2007/11/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/07/09

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