Jean Cunningham Bell Tower [demolished]
Wilcox Chapel (ABC) Alderson Broaddus University (was A.-B. College) College Hill U.S.Highway 119 Philippi, West Virginia, USA LL: N 39.15843, W 80.04721
Alderson-Broaddus University Philippi, WV 26416 T: (304)457-1700
Disused (inoperative); an electronic device is now used instead.
Bells cast in 1928 as trebles for BLOOMFIELD HILLS - CCC, from which they were removed in 1978 renovation. Two-manual keyboard allows some dynamic variation. Cambridge (Westminster) quarters. Sep.2014: tower unsafe, dismantled; disposition of bells is uncertain.
Carillon-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 32 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D in the treble octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- There are no missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1978 with bells made by Taylor Auxiliary mechanisms: nQ4EOn Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1993*Links:
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