South tower
     Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
   LL: N 51.96298, E 7.62519
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   Includes one bell by Wolter Westerhues
   (student of Gerhard van Wou), 1526,
   bought from parish church of St.
   Ludgerus, Schermbeck, in 1954; others by
   Feldmann & Marschel, Münster: F#0-G#0-
   their largest peal, replacing a similar
   ancient peal destroyed by war in 1945.
   Some bells retuned in 1979; all rehung
   on timber in 2011-12.  Also 2 small
   clock bells (hour, quarters) in the
   crossing spire, controlled by the
   historic astronomical clock.

*Technical data:

   Motor-swung peal of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the bass octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1956
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                  - meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   34 meters above ground
     Height of highest level of bells:  37 meters above ground
     Belfry openness:   -%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2021

The German Wikipedia article about the building is very extensive, with photos of the building and a detailed section about the bells.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous 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/Nordrhein-Westfalen.

   This page was built from the database on  7-May-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/05/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/05/02

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