Indexes to tower bell sites in Europe
Tower bell instruments or collections of 8 or more bells can be found in most countries
This Website has a site data page for each such instrument or collection
which is known to exist.
To facilitate finding pages of interest to visitors,
as well as to show related information about groups of sites,
those site data pages are indexed in several different ways.
Because the number of instruments per country varies greatly,
from hundreds to only a few (or even just one),
there are separate sets of indexes for the following countries or groups of countries:
If your interest today is within one of the above countries or areas,
click the appropriate link above for the most efficient way to find or explore
what you seek.
- There is a
combined index by city for all of the existing sites
in continental and island Europe.
This is particularly useful if you are looking for a specific site
by its institutional name (e.g., a church or school)
or by the instrument's proper name, or by a city name,
and are uncertain of the country in which it is located.
Select this index, and then use the "find in page" feature of your Web browser
to locate a distinctive word (or partial word) in that name.
The site data pages for countries and regions which are not individually listed above
are indexed in several different ways, as follows:
- Tower bell sites in this area can be categorized
according to the type of instrument.
Each of the pages linked here presents a variety of indexes
for one particular type of instrument:
- The following pages are not segregated by type of instrument:
- Also available:
- Sites that are no more
(exhibited, relocated, destroyed, sold, stolen, etc.),
including those which were located in Belgium, Denmark, France,
Germany or the Netherlands.
(There is a separate such page for the
- Table of great bells in continental
Europe (excluding Russia and the British Isles
but including Germany), by weight
- List of great bells in continental
Europe (excluding Germany, Russia and the British Isles), by country
- List of great bells in Germany
- List of great bells in Russia
- List of great bells in the British Isles
- Regional locator map for great bells
Note that Russia is included with Europe in all site indexes cited above;
it is only for purposes of listing great bells that it is treated separately.
In contrast, Germany is indexed separately, but its great bells are included
in the first of the lists linked here, as indicated above.
Return to Indexes to tower bell sites
in Europe and elsewhere.
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