Herrieder Tor (north side)
   Ansbach, Bayern, Germany
   LL: N 49.30104, E 10.57154
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   Stadt Ansbach
   Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Platz 1
   D-91522 Ansbach
   T: 0981 51-0   F: 0981 51-315


   Autoplay daily at 1100 and 1700,
   Hohenfriedberg March


   Donated by Ansbach Lions Club

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1987
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  . meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:    8 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  10 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2023

Closeup photo

Photo of north side of tower shows location of the bells

The German Wikipedia article about the tower has the above photo plus a sentence about their history.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all German chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all German chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all German chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany/Bavaria.

   This page was built from the database on  9-Aug-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/08/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2023/08/02

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