Index of all European non-traditional carillons by maker

NOTE:   Great Britain and Ireland are separately indexed, as are Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany and the Netherlands

Non-traditional carillons in Europe 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.


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.
GRAZ - MK                     : AUSTRIA      1998 C
   Mariahilferkirche
KEM - 1                       : RUSSIA       1??? C  zvon
   Solowyetskiy Cloister
KUOPIO                        : FINLAND      ???? ?  zvon
   The Orthodox Church Museum of Finland 
   (Suomen Ortodoksinen Kirkkomuseo) 
MESSINA                       : ITALY        ???? C
   Santuario de Montalto
OSTERSUND                     : SWEDEN       1986 C 
   (unknown)
SAINT PETERSBURG - CI         : RUSSIA       ???? C
   Cross Island 
VENEGONO                      : ITALY        1931 C
   Seminario 

van Aerschodt, Leuven (Louvain), Belgium

ROMA                          : ITALY        1876 C  trad#
   S.Paulo intra Muros 
   (St.Paul's within the Walls, 
     American Episcopal) 
Complete list of van Aerschodt foundry output.

Schilling, Apolda and Heidelberg, Germany

 [none posted yet]
Complete list of Schilling foundry output.

Causard, Belgium and France

LUXEMBOURG                    : LUXEMBOURG   1??? F
   Cathedrale Notre Dame
   (Liebfrauenkirche)
Complete list of Causard foundry output.

Eijsbouts, Asten, Netherlands

INNSBRUCK - Z                 : AUSTRIA      19?? C
   Alpenzoo

INNSBRUCK - STJ               : AUSTRIA      1963 C
   Johanniskirche (St.John's Church)
REYKJAVIK - H                 : ICELAND      1971 C
   Hallgrímskirkja (Cathedral)
SPREITENBACH-KILLWANGEN       : SWITZERLAND  1973 C
   Reformierte Kirchgemeindehaus Hasel
     (Kirchliches Zentrum)
ZURICH - ZA                   : SWITZERLAND  1973 C
   Hotel Zurich Airport (Holiday Inn)
ZURICH - ZR                   : SWITZERLAND  1973 C
   Hotel Zurich-Regensdorf (Holiday Inn)
Complete list of Eijsbouts foundry output.

Petit & Fritsen, Aarle-Rixtel, Netherlands

LUXEMBOURG                    : LUXEMBOURG   1966 E
   Cathedrale Notre Dame
   (Liebfrauenkirche)
YSTAD - OK                    : SWEDEN       1968 C
   Ohlssons Klockgjuteri
YSTAD - MK                    : SWEDEN       1970 C
   St.Maria Kirka
PATRAI                        : GREECE       1978 C
   St.Andrew's Cathedral
   (Aghios Andreas)
ZURICH - BK                   : SWITZERLAND  1982 C
   Bijouterie Kurz
BELGOROD - Mobile             : RUSSIA       2012 C
   WW2 memorial of Prokhorovka tank battle
Complete list of Petit & Fritsen foundry output.

Gillett & Johnston, Croydon, England

 [none posted yet]
Complete list of Gillett & Johnston foundry output.

Michiels, Mechelen, Belgium

 [none posted yet]
Complete list of Michiels foundry output.

Olsen Nauen, Tonsberg, Norway

TONSBERG                      : NORWAY       1971 C
   Sems Sparebank 
KRISTIANSAND                  : NORWAY       1990 C
   Kristiansand Domkirke 
Complete list of Olsen Nauen foundry output.

Paccard, Annecy, France

FINHAUT                       : SWITZERLAND  1994 C
   Eglise Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption
MORGINS                       : SWITZERLAND  2001 C
   Eglise
Complete list of Paccard foundry output.

Rincker, Sinn, Germany

 [none posted yet]
Complete list of Rincker foundry output.

Rüetschi, Aarau, Switzerland

SISIKON                       : SWITZERLAND  2001 C
   Tellsplatte
Complete list of Rüetschi foundry output.

Sergeys, Leuven, Belgium

 [none posted yet]
Complete list of Sergeys foundry output.

Taylor, Loughborough, England

 [none posted yet]
Complete list of Taylor foundry output.

Whitechapel, London, England

Older bells carry the name Mears & Stainbank
 [none posted yet]
Complete list of Whitechapel foundry output.

Warner, England

 [none posted yet]
Complete list of Warner foundry output.

Bergholtz, Sigtuna, Sweden

GISLAVED                      : SWEDEN       19?? C
   Church
KUMLA                         : SWEDEN       19?? C
   Church
SUNDBYBERG                    : SWEDEN       19?? C
   Fredens Kyrka
UPPLANDS-V€SBY                : SWEDEN       19?? C
   Vilunda Kyrka

KIRUNA                        : SWEDEN       1961 C
   Radhus (or) Stadshustorn
OXEL…SUND                     : SWEDEN       1969 C
   St.Botvids
STOCKHOLM - AFK               : SWEDEN       1977 C
   Adolf Fredriks Kyrka Tower
STOCKHOLM - O                 : SWEDEN       2001 C
   Oscarskyrka
Complete list of Bergholtz foundry output.

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

POVOA DE VARZIM               : PORTUGAL     1??? C
   Heart of Jesus Church
Complete list of Bochumer Verein foundry output.

de Haze

SALZBURG                      : AUSTRIA      1689 C
   Cupola, Archbishop's Palace
     (Neubau; Neue Rezidenz)
Complete list of de Haze foundry output.

Grassmayr, Insbruck, Austria

GRAZ - GM                     : AUSTRIA      1956 R
   Toenendes Erz dat Graz
   (Sounding bronze of Graz)
   Gottfried Maurer residence
BELGRADE                      : SERBIA       2001 C
   Temple of Saint Sava
Complete list of Grassmayr foundry output.

Miscellaneous founders, not listed above

One instance each; in order by year (unknown first, in order by city).
ECHTERNACH - 1                : LUXEMBOURG   1??? C
   Basilica of St.Willibrord
   cast by Mabilon

SAINT PETERSBURG - PK/2       : RUSSIA       1757 C  trad#
   Petropavlovskaya Krepost 
   (Peter & Paul Tower; lantern) 
   made largely by J.N.Derck
GRAZ - GM                     : AUSTRIA      1905 C
   Toenendes Erz dat Graz
   (Sounding bronze of Graz)
   Gottfried Maurer residence
   cast by Peter Hilfer, Wiener Neustadt
BOLOGNA                       : ITALY        1929 F
   Santuario del SS.Crocifisso
   made by Brighenti, Bologna
BOLOGNA                       : ITALY        1934 E
   Santuario del SS.Crocifisso
   made by Brighenti, Bologna
FATIMA                        : PORTUGAL     1948 C  trad#
   Lower belfry
   Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima
   (Basilica)
   cast by Manuel Goncalves
KECSKEMƒT                     : HUNGARY      1983 C
   Városháza (City Hall)
   supplied by Korfhaga & Sons, Germany
PYH€SALMI - 1                 : FINLAND      1988 C
   Vaskikello (Brassbellstore) Bell Museum
     (restaurant, indoors) 
   porcelain bells by Meissen GmbH (DDR) and Otto GmbH (BRD)
KRISTIANSTAD                  : SWEDEN       1992 C
   Klockspelet
   cast by Skånska Klockgjuteriet AB, Hannas
ECHTERNACH - 3                : LUXEMBOURG   2008 C
   Basilica of St.Willibrord
   cast by Bro.Reuter, Maria Laach Monastery, Germany
Complete list of miscellaneous foundry output.


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This index page was built from the database on 22-Apr-06 and last revised on 3-May-14.

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