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:

Within each bellfoundry group, the sites are listed in chronological order (unknown first).

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.
BUDAPEST                      : HUNGARY      ???? C
   Méria Magdolna Torony
   (Mary Magdalene tower)
GRAZ - MK                     : AUSTRIA      1998 C
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 
SAINT PETERSBURG - CI         : RUSSIA       ???? C
   Cross Island 
VENEGONO                      : ITALY        1931 C

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 known]
Complete list of Schilling foundry output.

Causard, Belgium and France

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

Eijsbouts, Asten, Netherlands

INNSBRUCK - Z                 : AUSTRIA      19?? C

INNSBRUCK - STJ               : AUSTRIA      1963 C
   Johanniskirche (St.John's Church)
REYKJAVIK - H                 : ICELAND      1971 C
   Hallgrímskirkja (Cathedral)
   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)
KRTINY                        : CZECH REP.   2004 F
   Pilgrimage church
KRTINY                        : CZECH REP.   2007 E
   Pilgrimage church
Complete list of Eijsbouts foundry output.

Petit & Fritsen, Aarle-Rixtel, Netherlands

LUXEMBOURG                    : LUXEMBOURG   1966 E
   Cathedrale Notre Dame
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 known]
Complete list of Gillett & Johnston foundry output.

Michiels, Mechelen, Belgium

 [none known]
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
Complete list of Paccard foundry output.

Rincker, Sinn, Germany

 [none known]
Complete list of Rincker foundry output.

Rüetschi, Aarau, Switzerland

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

Sergeys, Leuven, Belgium

 [none known]
Complete list of Sergeys foundry output.

Taylor, Loughborough, England

 [none known]
Complete list of Taylor foundry output.

Whitechapel, London, England

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

Warner, England

 [none known]
Complete list of Warner foundry output.

Bergholtz, Sigtuna, Sweden

GISLAVED                      : SWEDEN       19?? C
KUMLA                         : SWEDEN       19?? C
SUNDBYBERG                    : SWEDEN       19?? C
   Fredens Kyrka
UPPLANDS-VÄSBY                : SWEDEN       19?? C
   Vilunda Kyrka

KIRUNA                        : SWEDEN       1961 C
   Radhus (or) Stadshustorn
OXELÖSUND                     : SWEDEN       1969 C
STOCKHOLM - AFK               : SWEDEN       1977 C
   Adolf Fredriks Kyrka Tower
STOCKHOLM - O                 : SWEDEN       2001 C
Complete list of Bergholtz 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.

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

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

Meissen, Meißen, Saxony, Germany (porcelain)

PYHÄSALMI - 1                 : FINLAND      1988 C
   Vaskikello (Brassbellstore) Bell Museum
     (restaurant, indoors) 
   porcelain bells by Meissen GmbH (DDR) and Otto GmbH (BRD)
Complete list of Meissen factory output.

Miscellaneous founders, not listed above

One instance each; in order by year

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
   cast by Manuel Goncalves
KECSKEMÉT                     : HUNGARY      1983 C
   Városháza (City Hall)
   supplied by Korfhaga & Sons, Germany
KRISTIANSTAD                  : SWEDEN       1992 C
   cast by Skånska Klockgjuteriet AB, Hannas
Complete list of miscellaneous foundry output.

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