Index of all German sites by maker

NOTE:   This list is not complete - many known instruments remain to be added.

Carillons and chimes in Germany contain bells supplied by a variety of bellfoundries.  Most such sites (exceptions as noted below) are listed here by foundry in the following order:

For an explanation of what this index contains (and does NOT contain), and of the additional details on each entry, see the Bellfoundry Indexes Advice.

NOTE:  For an explanation of our use of the tags BRD and DDR, see the long Note in the regional index overview page for this country.


Bellfoundry unknown

The sources which reported the existence of these instruments, or the phase of work listed here, did not identify their makers.  They are listed in city name order rather than date order.
DARMSTADT                     : GERMANY-BRD  1848 E (non-trad)
   Rezidenzschloss
DUESSELDORF - M               : GERMANY-BRD  ???? C  chime
   Shop facade
DUESSELDORF - S               : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Sparkasse
GOETTINGEN - EK               : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  chime
   Evangelische Kirche
GOETTINGEN - G                : GERMANY-BRD  ???? C  chime
   Glockenspiel
   Unidentified building
GOSLAR                        : GERMANY-BRD  1968 C  chime
   Ehemalige Stadtkämmerei (Old City Hall)
NIERSTEIN                     : GERMANY-BRD  1968 C  chime
   Weingut St.Urbanshof
   (St.Urbanshof Winery)
HAHNENKLEE                    : GERMANY      ???? F  trad
   Gustav-Adolf-Stabkirche
HAHNENKLEE                    : GERMANY      2002 I  trad
   Gustav-Adolf-Stabkirche
HAHNENKLEE                    : GERMANY      2005 E  trad
   Gustav-Adolf-Stabkirche
KOELN - AR                    : GERMANY-BRD  1930 E (trad)
   Altes Rathaus
MAGDEBURG                     : GERMANY-DDR  1992 T  trad
   Rathausturm
MUEHLHAUSEN                   : GERMANY-DDR  1??? F  trad
   Kornmarktkirche
MUENCHEN - KB                 : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Kathol. Blindenanstalt
REGENSBURG - STJ              : GERMANY      ???? C  chime
   Stiftskirche St.Johann
STUTTGART                     : GERMANY-BRD  1925 C (non-trad)
   Rathausturm
WEILBACH                      : GERMANY      1991 F  trad*
   Alter Schulhof
WEILBACH                      : GERMANY      2006 E  trad
   Alter Schulhof

van Aerschodt, Leuven (Louvain), Belgium

HAMBURG - STN                 : GERMANY      1888 C (trad)
   St.Nicolaiturm
Complete list of van Aerschodt foundry output.

Schilling, Apolda, Heidelberg and Waren, Germany

FREIBURG                      : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Ordinariat
LUEBECK                       : GERMANY-BRD  1908*F (trad)
   South tower 
   St.Mary's Church (Marienkirche)
   * part cast for a site in Danzig/Gdansk
FRANKFURT-AM-MAIN - N         : GERMANY-BRD  1938 C (trad)
   Alte Nicolai-kirche
HAMBURG-ALTONA                : GERMANY      1938 C  trad
   Christianskirche
LOESSNITZ                     : GERMANY      1038 C  trad
   Johanniskirche Erzgebirge
   (Evang.Luth.Kirche)
FRANKFURT-AM-MAIN - N         : GERMANY-BRD  1948 F  trad
   Alte Nicolai-kirche
LUEBECK                       : GERMANY-BRD  1954 E  trad
   South tower 
   St.Mary's Church (Marienkirche)
KASSEL - K                    : GERMANY-BRD  1956 F  trad
   Karlskirche (Prot.)
HANNOVER - A                  : GERMANY-BRD  1958 C  non-trad
   Aegidien-kirche
FRANKFURT-AM-MAIN - N         : GERMANY-BRD  1959 I  trad
   Alte Nicolai-kirche
HEPPENHEIM                    : GERMANY-BRD  1959 C  non-trad
   Rathaus
FREIBURG-IM-BREISGAU - M      : GERMANY      1950 C  peal
   Muenster
BONN-BEUEL                    : GERMANY-BRD  1960 C  trad
   St.Josephskirche
HANNOVER - H                  : GERMANY-BRD  1960 C  trad
   Henrietten-Stiftung
   (Evang.Luth.Diakonissen Mutterhaus)
HEIDELBERG                    : GERMANY-BRD  1961 C  trad
   Neues Rathaus
SONNEBERG                     : GERMANY-DDR  1970 C  non-trad
   Rathaus
MAGDEBURG                     : GERMANY-DDR  1974 C  trad
   Rathausturm
CHEMNITZ                      : GERMANY-DDR  1978 C  trad
   Neues Rathaus
ALTENBURG                     : GERMANY-DDR  1981 C  trad
   Katholische Pfarrkirche
     "Erscheinung des Herrn"
HALLE                         : GERMANY-DDR  198_ F  trad
   Roter Turm (Red Tower)
BERLIN - F                    : GERMANY-DDR  1987 C  trad
   Französischer Dom
   (French Cathedral)
POTSDAM - E                   : GERMANY-DDR  1985 C  trad
   Ehrenhain (Memorial Grove)
   Alte Friedhof
ROSTOCK - U                   : GERMANY-DDR  1986 C  trad
   Fünfgiebelhaus
BERLIN - N                    : GERMANY-DDR  1987 C  trad
   Nicolaikirche
ERFURT                        : GERMANY-DDR  1987 C  trad
   Bartholomäusturm
SCHWERIN                      : GERMANY-DDR  1988 C  trad
   Schlachtermarkt
WECHSELBURG                   : GERMANY-DDR  1988 C  trad
   Katholische Stiftskirche
GERA                          : GERMANY-DDR  1989 F  trad
   Rathausturm
GERA                          : GERMANY-DDR  1989 E  trad
   Rathausturm
OFFENBURG                     : GERMANY-BRD  1989 C  trad
   Altes Rathaus
MUEHLHAUSEN                   : GERMANY-DDR  1991 E  trad
   Kornmarktkirche
SCHIRGISWALDE                 : GERMANY      1991 C  trad
   Katholische Pfarrkirche
     St.Maria Himmelfahrt
Complete list of Schilling foundry output, grouped by foundry.

Causard, Belgium and France

FREIBURG-IM-BREISGAU - RH     : GERMANY      1900 C  non-trad
   Neues Rathaus
   cast in Strasbourg
Complete list of Causard foundry output.

Eijsbouts, Asten, Netherlands

KOELN - AR                    : GERMANY-BRD  1910*F (trad)
   Altes Rathaus
   * installed by Eijsbouts; maker unknown
KOELN - AR                    : GERMANY-BRD  1958 C  trad
   Altes Rathaus
ASCHAFFENBURG                 : GERMANY-BRD  1969 C  trad
   Schloss St.Johannisburg
KOELN - DH                    : GERMANY-BRD  1969 C  non-trad
   Deichmannhaus
HAMBURG - I                   : GERMANY-BRD  1972 C  chime
   IGA Fair 1973
AACHEN - R                    : GERMANY-BRD  1979 C  trad
   Rathaus
BONN/BG                       : GERMANY-BRD  1979 C  trad
   Stadtpark
HAMBURG - S                   : GERMANY-BRD  1980 C  non-trad
   Shopping Centre
HAMBURG - HG                  : GERMANY-BRD  1983 C  non-trad
   RK Heiligegeist Kirche
KAISERSWERTH                  : GERMANY-BRD  1986 C  chime
   Shopping Centre Kaiserswerth
WIESBADEN                     : GERMANY-BRD  1986 C  trad
   Marktkirche
BERLIN - K                    : GERMANY-BRD  1987 C  trad
   Kongresshalle (Congress Hall)
MUENCHEN - P                  : GERMANY-BRD  1988 C  chime
   Private estate
NORDERSTEDT                   : GERMANY-BRD  1988 C  trad
   Rathaus (Town Hall)
MUENCHEN - O                  : GERMANY-BRD  1991 C  trad
   Glockenstuhl
   Olympiapark
HAMBURG - STN                 : GERMANY      1993 C  trad
   St.Nicolaiturm
FRANKFURT-AM-MAIN - N         : GERMANY-BRD  1994 E  trad
   Alte Nicolai-kirche
GEISA                         : GERMANY      2002 C  trad
   St.Phillipus-und-Jacobuskirche
ILLERTISSEN                   : GERMANY      2006 C  trad
   Stadtpfarrkirche St.Martin
Gifhorn                       : Germany      2007 -  great
   Freiheitsglocke (Freedom Bell)
   Open Air Museum
MELLE                         : GERMANY-BRD  2010 C  trad
   Rathaus
KOELN - STM                   : GERMANY      2012 C  trad
   Kirche St.Maria in der Kupfergasse
HERRENBERG                    : GERMANY      2012 C  trad
   Stiftskirche
MUENCHEN - MH                 : GERMANY      2012 C  trad
   Mariahilfkirche
ROCKENHAUSEN                  : GERMANY      2014 C  hybrid
   Turmuhrenmuseum (Tower clock museum)
Complete list of Eijsbouts foundry output.

Petit & Fritsen, Aarle-Rixtel, Netherlands

HAMBURG - UNK                 : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   (Unknown)
ROSTOCK - Mobile              : GERMANY-DDR  19?? C  trad
   Konzertglockenspiel Olaf Sandkuhl

DUESSELDORF - EMK             : GERMANY-BRD  1964 C  non-trad
   Evangelische Melancthon-Kirchengemeinde
DUEREN                        : GERMANY-BRD  1965 C  trad
   St.Annakirche
POTSDAM - G                   : GERMANY-DDR  1984 F  non-trad
   Glockenspiel zur Erinnerung
     an die Garnisonkirche
   Garnisonkirche memorial plaza
POTSDAM - G                   : GERMANY-DDR  1986 I  non-trad
   Glockenspiel zur Erinnerung
     an die Garnisonkirche
   Garnisonkirche memorial plaza
POTSDAM - G                   : GERMANY-DDR  1987 E  non-trad
   Glockenspiel zur Erinnerung
     an die Garnisonkirche
   Garnisonkirche memorial plaza
EMMERICH                      : GERMANY      2000 C  trad
   St.Aldegundiskirche
WUERZBURG                     : GERMANY      2005 C  trad
   Neubaukirche der Universität
Complete list of Petit & Fritsen foundry output.

Hemony, Netherlands

(two foundries, combined here)
DARMSTADT                     : GERMANY-BRD  1671 F (non-trad)
   Rezidenzschloss
Complete list of Hemony foundries output.

Paccard, Annecy, France

OTTWEILER                     : GERMANY-BRD  1954 C  non-trad
   Evangel.kirche
Complete list of Paccard foundry output.

Perner, Passau, Germany

NUREMBERG                     : GERMANY      ???? C  chime
   City-Point Shopping Center
PASSAU - ARH                  : GERMANY      ???? C  non-trad
   Altes Rathaus
   (Old Town Hall)

MOEHRENDORF                   : GERMANY      1973 F  non-trad
   St.Laurentius-Kirche
DONAUWOERTH                   : GERMANY      1990 C  chime
   Rathaus (Town Hall)
MOEHRENDORF                   : GERMANY      1993 E  non-trad
   St.Laurentius-Kirche
GUNZENHAUSEN                  : GERMANY      1996 C  non-trad
   Glockenspiel
KIEL                          : GERMANY      1999/2005 ? trad
   Klosterkirche
   partially by A.Bachert, Karlsruhe
APOLDA                        : GERMANY      2000 C  chime
   Town house
UNTERSCHLEISSHEIM             : GERMANY      2000 C  non-trad
   Rathaus
VILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN        : GERMANY      2000 C  non-trad
   Münster
Niederalteich                 : Germany      2003 -  great
   Klosterkirche Niederaltaich
KONSTANZ                      : GERMANY      2004 C  chime
   Mainau Island
SCHWALMSTADT                  : GERMANY      2005 C  chime
   Private house
OFFENHAUSEN                   : GERMANY      2008 C  non-trad
   St.Nikolaus Wehrkirche
PASSAU - Mobile               : GERMANY      2009 C  trad
   Glockengießerei Perner
SCHEYERN                      : GERMANY      2009 C  peal
   Klosterkirche Heilige Kreuz
PASSAU - Mobile               : GERMANY      2011 R  trad
   Glockengießerei Perner
Complete list of Perner foundry output.

Rincker, Sinn, Germany

AALEN                         : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Altes Rathaus
BAD BERLEBURG                 : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  chime
   (unknown)
BOEBLINGEN                    : GERMANY-BRD  1??? C  non-trad
   Rathaus
ERBACH/ODENWALD               : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Rathausturm
FRANKFURT-AM-MAIN - B         : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  peal
   Bethlehemkirche
GRIESHEIM                     : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Melanchthonkirche
GUETERSLOH                    : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Rathausfassade
HILCHENBACH                   : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  chime
   Sparkasse
HOEXTER                       : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Rathaus
KOELN - B                     : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  peal
   (unknown)
LEMGO                         : GERMANY-BRD  193? F  chime
   St.Nicolaikirche
LEMGO                         : GERMANY-BRD  19?? E  chime
   St.Nicolaikirche
MOELLN                        : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Wohnstift Augustinum
OSNABRUECK                    : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  chime
   Marienkirche
RUEDESHEIM                    : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  chime
   (unknown)
SIEGEN                        : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Das Untere Schloss (Dicke Turm)
SINN/DILLKREIS - 1            : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Traveling Carillon
   Fa.Rincker
SINN/DILLKREIS - 2            : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Fa.Rincker
WOCKLUM                       : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  chime
   (unknown)
WORMS                         : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Dreifaltigkeitskirche
   (Trinity Church)

LEMGO                         : GERMANY-BRD  1948 I  chime
   St.Nicolaikirche
DARMSTADT                     : GERMANY-BRD  1951 F  non-trad#
   Rezidenzschloss
DARMSTADT                     : GERMANY-BRD  1955 I  non-trad
   Rezidenzschloss
WOLFSBURG                     : GERMANY-BRD  1958 C  non-trad
   Rathausturmfassade (northwest)
BERLIN - KW                   : GERMANY-BRD  1959 C  chime
   Altes Glockenturm
   Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche
Berlin                        : Germany      1961 -  great
   Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
HOLZMINDEN                    : GERMANY-BRD  1961 C  non-trad
   Stadthaus (or) Haus den Jugend
BIELEFELD                     : GERMANY-BRD  1963 C  non-trad
   Alte Nicolaikirche
DUESSELDORF - EMK             : GERMANY-BRD  1964 E  non-trad
   Evangelische Melancthon-Kirchengemeinde
LILIENTHAL                    : GERMANY-BRD  1966 C  non-trad
   Evangel. Hospital
GOETTINGEN - JK               : GERMANY-BRD  1968 C  chime
   Jacobikirche
PADERBORN - KK                : GERMANY-BRD  1969 C  non-trad
   Kaufhaus Klingenthal
GELDERN                       : GERMANY-BRD  1970 C  non-trad
   Heilig-geist-kirche
DARMSTADT                     : GERMANY-BRD  1981 E  non-trad
   Rezidenzschloss
Complete list of Rincker foundry output.

Vanbergen, Heiligerlee, Netherlands

HAMBURG - STJ                 : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   St.Josephturm
LEER                          : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Rathaus
MELLE                         : GERMANY-BRD  1??? C (trad)
   Rathaus
MUENSTER-IN-W. - LH           : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Landeshausturm
Complete list of Vanbergen foundry output.

Bochumer Verein, Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (steel)

BOCHUM - W                    : GERMANY-BRD  19??*C  non-trad
   Bell tower
   Westpark
   * made for a different site
CLAUSTHAL-ZELLERFELD/Z        : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  chime
   Former post office building
MAINZ - CK                    : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Christuskirche
MUENSTER-IN-W. - U            : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Universitätsturm
STERKRADE                     : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Hochhaus Clock Tower
   (Stadtmittehaus)

Bochum                        : Germany      1867 -  great
   Town Hall plaza
BOCHUM - R                    : GERMANY-BRD  1929 C (non-trad)
   Rathaus
Neustadt                      : Germany      1949 -  great(2)/peal
   Stiftskirche
BOCHUM - R                    : GERMANY-BRD  1951 C  non-trad
   Rathaus
CLAUSTHAL-ZELLERFELD/C        : GERMANY-BRD  1956 C  non-trad
   Campanile
   Clausthal Univ. of Technology
   (was Bergakademie)
Berlin                        : Germany      1961 -  great
   Olympic Stadium
Complete list of Bochumer Verein foundry output.

Miscellaneous founders, not listed above

One instance each; in order by year.
DRESDEN                       : GERMANY-DDR  19?? E  non-trad
   Glockenspielpavilion
   Zwinger  [palace]
   porcelain bells by Meissen

Köln (Cologne)                : Germany      1448 -  great
   (Bourdon)
   Dom (Cathedral)
   cast by Heinrich Brodermann & Christian Cloit
Köln (Cologne)                : Germany      1449 -  great
   (second)
   Dom (Cathedral)
   cast by Johannes (Hoerken) de Vechel
Erfurt                        : Germany      1497 -  great
   "Maria Gloriosa"
   Cathedral
   cast by Gerard de Wou
DUEREN                        : GERMANY-BRD  1564 C (chime)
   St.Annakirche
   cast by Henrick van Trier
Hamburg                       : Germany      1626 -  great
   Katharinakirche
   cast by Hans Neussel
POTSDAM - G                   : GERMANY-DDR  1722 F (trad)
   Glockenspiel zur Erinnerung
     an die Garnisonkirche
   Garnisonkirche memorial plaza
   cast by J.A. deGrave
POTSDAM - G                   : GERMANY-DDR  1728 E (trad)
   Glockenspiel zur Erinnerung
     an die Garnisonkirche
   Garnisonkirche memorial plaza
   cast by Paul Maurer
FREIBURG-IM-BREISGAU - M      : GERMANY      1843 C  peal
   Muenster
   cast by Glockengießerei Rosenlächer, Konstanz
Köln (Cologne)                : Germany      1874 -  (great)
   "Gloriosa" (#1)
   Dom (Cathedral)
   cast by Andreas Hamm
FULDA                         : GERMANY      1897 F  peal
   Dom zu Fulda (Cathedral)
   cast by Petit & Gebr. Edelbrock
FULDA                         : GERMANY      1908 E  peal
   Dom zu Fulda (Cathedral)
   cast by Petit & Gebr. Edelbrock
FLENSBURG                     : GERMANY      1909 C  chime
   Nikolaikirche
   cast by M.&O.Ohlsson, Lübeck
SAALFELD                      : GERMANY-DDR  1927 C  trad
   Park Bergfried Glockenturm
   cast by Ulrich, Apolda, Germany
Köln (Cologne)                : Germany      1923 -  great
   "Gloriosa" (#2)
   Dom (Cathedral)
   cast by Heinrich Ulrich, Apolda, Germany
BREMEN - B                    : GERMANY-BRD (1930 C) non-trad
   Haus des Glockenspiels
   porcelain bells by Meissen
BREMEN - B                    : GERMANY-BRD (19?? C) non-trad
   Haus des Glockenspiels
   porcelain bells by Meissen
BREMEN - B                    : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  non-trad
   Haus des Glockenspiels
   porcelain bells by Meissen
MUENCHEN - NR                 : GERMANY-BRD  1930 C  non-trad
   Glockenspiel
   Neues Rathaus
   cast by Oberascher
DRESDEN                       : GERMANY-DDR  1933 F  non-trad
   Glockenspielpavilion
   Zwinger  [palace]
   porcelain bells by Meissen
STUTTGART                     : GERMANY-BRD  1956 C  non-trad
   Rathausturm
   cast by Kurtz, Stuttgart
EPPINGEN                      : GERMANY-BRD  1987 C  trad
   Kath.Stadtkirche "Unsere Lieber Frau"
   cast by Karlsruhe Glockengießerei
GERA                          : GERMANY-DDR  1989 C  trad
   Rathausturm
   cast by Peter Schilling of Apolda,
   at Feingusswerk Pößneck, Neustadt a.d.Orla,
   and indexed under Schilling above
KASSEL - K                    : GERMANY-BRD  1989 I  trad
   Karlskirche (Prot.)
   bells by Karlsruher Glockengießerei Metz
KASSEL - K                    : GERMANY-BRD  1989 E  trad
   Karlskirche (Prot.)
   bells by Otto, Buer/Neustadt
KAISERSLAUTERN                : GERMANY      1990 C  trad
   Stiftskirche
   cast by A.Bachert, Karlsruhe
HALLE                         : GERMANY-DDR  1993 E  trad
   Roter Turm (Red Tower)
   cast by Metz, Karlsruhe Glockengießerei
KIEL                          : GERMANY      1999/2005 ? trad
   Klosterkirche
   partially by A.Bachert, Karlsruhe
Hamburg                       : Germany      2000 -  great
   Michaeliskirche
   cast by Bachert
BOCHUM - B                    : GERMANY-BRD  2001 C  chime
   Deutsches Bergbau-Museum
   (German Mining Museum)
   cast by Bachert
BERLIN - F                    : GERMANY-DDR  2006 R  trad
   Französischer Dom
   (French Cathedral)
   cast by Feingusswerk Pößneck, 
   Neustadt a.d. Orla
Complete list of miscellaneous foundry output.


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