Chimes in Europe:
index by year of completion

NOTE:   This list is not complete - many chimes remain to be added for Italy.
Great Britain and Ireland are separately indexed, as are Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany and the Netherlands.

This is an index to 98 existing European chimes, in order by year of completion (to the current number of bells), unknown first.  Instruments which were completed in the same year are listed in order by the city name without regard to the exact date on which the installation was finished.  Not listed here are 4 Spanish and Swiss peals of assorted bells from a variety of founders, accumulated over a period of centuries.

After the year, a letter indicates that it is

C - when the complete instrument was installed;
E - when the instrument was enlarged from its previous size;


    Location (City : Country)                Year
Unknown - 22 instruments
AVILA                         : SPAIN        ???? ?
ECHTERNACH - 2                : LUXEMBOURG   ???? ?
FRIBOURG                      : SWITZERLAND  ???? ?  peal
INNSBRUCK - D/2               : AUSTRIA      ???? C
KRAKOW                        : POLAND       ???? C
LANGENLOIS                    : AUSTRIA      ???? C
LINZ - K                      : AUSTRIA      ???? C
MARIESTAD                     : SWEDEN       1??? C
MOSKVA - AM                   : RUSSIA       ???? C  zvon
MOSKVA - IV                   : RUSSIA       1??? E  zvon

PYHÄSALMI - 2                 : FINLAND      ???? C
RHEINFELDEN                   : SWITZERLAND  ???? C
ROSTOV VELIKII                : RUSSIA       ???? E  zvon
SAINT PETERSBURG - PK/1       : RUSSIA       ???? ?
STOCKHOLM - SH                : SWEDEN       19?? C
VALLETTA                      : MALTA        17?? ?
VALLINGBY                     : SWEDEN       1??? C
VILLARREAL - 1                : SPAIN        19?? C
WIEN - BF                     : AUSTRIA      19?? C
YAROSLAVL - 1                 : RUSSIA       1??? ?  zvon

YAROSLAVL - 2                 : RUSSIA       1??? ?  zvon
ZURICH - PP                   : SWITZERLAND  19?? C

before 1940 - 10 instruments
HELSINKI                      : FINLAND      1869 C  zvon
MADRID - 1                    : SPAIN        1882 C  ring
MADRID - 2                    : SPAIN        1882 C
TALLINN                       : ESTONIA      1898 C  zvon
TARRAGONA                     : SPAIN        1905 *  coll
ZUORT                         : SWITZERLAND  1927 E
LEON                          : SPAIN        1929 C
VERONA - CAT                  : ITALY        1931 C
CHIASSO                       : SWITZERLAND  1935 C  ring/A
SALVAN                        : SWITZERLAND  1937 C

1940s - 2 instruments
GDANSK - B                    : POLAND       1940 C
SLIEMA                        : MALTA        1947 C

1950s - 1 instrument
JONKOPING                     : SWEDEN       1958 C

1960s - 9 instruments
WIEN - STS                    : AUSTRIA      1960 C
MORBIO INFERIORE              : SWITZERLAND  1961 C
OERLIKON                      : SWITZERLAND  1963 C
BUEMPLIZ                      : SWITZERLAND  1965 C
KOUVOLA                       : FINLAND      1966 C
LUCERNE (LUZERN)              : SWITZERLAND  1966 C
RUESCHLIKON                   : SWITZERLAND  1967 C
BUELACH                       : SWITZERLAND  1969 C
WASSERBILLIG                  : LUXEMBOURG   1969 E

1970s - 16 instruments
FLANTHEY                      : SWITZERLAND  1972 C
USTER                         : SWITZERLAND  1972 C
LILLESTRØM                    : NORWAY       1973 C
VADUZ                         : LIECHTENST.  1973 C
CASTELNOVO - Mobile/1         : ITALY - RE   1975 C
OSLO - LK                     : NORWAY       1975 C
TAMINS                        : SWITZERLAND  1975 C
AARAU                         : SWITZERLAND  1976 C
DRAMMEN - LS                  : NORWAY       1976 C
OSLO - FK                     : NORWAY       1976 C

SUMISWALD                     : SWITZERLAND  1976 C
DAVOS                         : SWITZERLAND  1977 C
LE LOCLE                      : SWITZERLAND  1977 C
OSLO - BK                     : NORWAY       1977 C
OSLO - RK                     : NORWAY       1978 C
RUETTENEN                     : SWITZERLAND  1979 C

1980s - 20 instruments
PYHÄSALMI - 3                 : FINLAND      1980 C
WILLISAU                      : SWITZERLAND  1980 C
OSLO - EK                     : NORWAY       1981 C
STEINHAUSEN                   : SWITZERLAND  1981 C
ARENDAL                       : NORWAY       1982 C
LINZ - F                      : AUSTRIA      1982 C
SCHARANS                      : SWITZERLAND  1982 C
STIERVA                       : SWITZERLAND  1982 C
WIEN - STJ                    : AUSTRIA      1983 C
FROIDEVILLE                   : SWITZERLAND  1984 C

OSLO - VK                     : NORWAY       1984 C
REYKJAVIK - BU                : ICELAND      1985 C
SORENGO                       : SWITZERLAND  1985 C
ETOY                          : SWITZERLAND  1988 C
OSLO - SVK                    : NORWAY       1988 C
REYKJAVIK - BR                : ICELAND      1988 C
BAD RAGAZ                     : SWITZERLAND  1989 C
CHUR                          : SWITZERLAND  1989 C
SEMBRANCHER                   : SWITZERLAND  1989 C
WIKON                         : SWITZERLAND  1989 C

1990s - 9 instruments
GRUENAU-HOFSTETTEN            : AUSTRIA      1990 C
GENEVA - G                    : SWITZERLAND  1991 C
ARSTA                         : SWEDEN       1992 C
OSLO - HK                     : NORWAY       1992 C
CHAMPÉRY                      : SWITZERLAND  1996 E
MOSKVA - ST/2                 : RUSSIA       1996 C
PYHÄSALMI - 4                 : FINLAND      1997 C
UNKNOWN                       : CROATIA      1998 C

2000s - 9 instruments
PRAHA - STT                   : CZECH REP.   2001 C
PRAHA - V                     : CZECH REP.   2001 C
GENEVA - STP/1                : SWITZERLAND  2002 C  peal
TASJO                         : SWEDEN       2002 C
LEGNICA                       : POLAND       2003 C
GRUYERES                      : SWITZERLAND  2004 C
BULLE                         : SWITZERLAND  2005 E
GUBKIN                        : RUSSIA       2007 C  zvon
KEM - 2                       : RUSSIA       2007 C  zvon

2010s - 1 instrument
GHAJNSIELEM                   : MALTA        2011 C  peal


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This index page was built from the database on 10-May-10 and last revised on 18-Dec-17.

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