Tyne and Wear HER(12299): Newcastle, Barras Bridge, Civic Centre, carillon - Details
Newcastle, Barras Bridge, Civic Centre, carillon
The Edith Adamson Carillon in the Civic Centre tower was donated to the City in 1967. The carillon weighs 22 tons and consists of 24 bronze bells, which are played from a key and foot console. Wires link the hand and foot keys of the console to the bell clappers. It is a rare instrument.
Brenda Whitelock, 1992, Timepieces of Newcastle, p 63