Town Hall Princess, Cross and Mount Streets Manchester, Greater Manchester (Lancashire), England OS Ref. SJ 838 980 LL: N 53.47927, W 2.24465
(None - automatic only)
Manchester Visitor Information Centre Town Hall Extension Loyd Street Manchester M60 2LA T: 0161-234 3157 F: 0161-236 9900
Ring of 12 with 2#, plus hour bell ("Great Abel", F#, 9.1 tons) and 10 smaller bells hung dead. The hour bell was also the bass bell of the previous chime.
Electric-automatic carillon of 24 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is B in the bass octave Transposition is not applicable Keyboard range: (F#)B B / NONE There are two missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1936 with 23 bells made by Taylor Prior history: In 1877, the instrument was begun with 21 bells made by Taylor (1 bell remains from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: R13H Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2005
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