Chimes in the British Isles:
index by size

The table below is an index to 89 chimes (and other installations of 8 to 22 tower bells) in the British Isles (including Ireland) in order by number of bells.  Instruments with the same number of bells are in order by the city name.  Those which are not chimes (or not entirely chimes) carry an appropriate keyword.
NOTE: This is only a somewhat representative sample of more than 300 chimes in this region that could be listed.

21 bells - 1 instruments
TOWCESTER - 1                 : ENGLAND -NH 
18 bells - 3 instruments
ASHORNE HILL                  : ENGLAND -WA 
LONDON - AH                   : ENGLAND -EC 
LONDON - E                    : ENGLAND -W  
17 bells - 2 instruments
LONDON - FM                   : ENGLAND -W  
NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE - BJ      : ENGLAND -NM 
16 bells - 6 instruments
DUNDEE                        : SCOTLAND-AN 
GLASGOW                       : SCOTLAND-LA 
GREAT WARLEY                  : ENGLAND -ES 
LEE                           : ENGLAND -SE 
STIRLING                      : SCOTLAND-ST 
WORCESTER - 1                 : ENGLAND -WO  ring
15 bells - 6 instruments
BOSTON - 2                    : ENGLAND -LI 
KINGSTON-UPON-HULL - HT/1     : ENGLAND -YE  ring
MANCHESTER - HN               : ENGLAND -LA 
PORTADOWN                     : N IRELAND-R 
TAUNTON                       : ENGLAND -SM  chime/ring
WHITWICK                      : ENGLAND -LE 
14 bells - 2 instruments
ABERDEEN - STM                : SCOTLAND-AB 
COVENTRY                      : ENGLAND -WA 
13 bells - 9 instruments
ALVERTHORPE                   : ENGLAND -YW 
BRADFORD                      : ENGLAND -YW 
FALKIRK                       : SCOTLAND-ST 
HIGH BEACH                    : ENGLAND -ES  chimola
LONDON - RE                   : ENGLAND -EC 
LONDONDERRY                   : N IRELAND-D  chime/ring
LUDLOW                        : ENGLAND -SH  chime/ring
PEEBLES                       : SCOTLAND-PB 
ROEHAMPTON                    : ENGLAND -SW 
12 bells - 10 instruments
ALFRETON                      : ENGLAND -DB 
BANBURY                       : ENGLAND -OX  chime/ring
CARRICKMACROSS                : IRELAND -MN
FRIMLEY                       : ENGLAND -SR 
GLANDFORD                     : ENGLAND -NF 
GLOUCESTER                    : ENGLAND -GL 
HOUNSLOW                      : ENGLAND -MD 
LITTLE WALSINGHAM             : ENGLAND -NF 
LONDON - HW                   : ENGLAND -EC 
LONDON - WBF                  : ENGLAND -E 
11 bells - 15 instruments
ASHFORD                       : ENGLAND -KE  chime/ring
CARLTON                       : ENGLAND -NT 
CLIFTON                       : ENGLAND -BD  chime/ring
HARTLEPOOL                    : ENGLAND -DU  chime/ring
INVERNESS                     : SCOTLAND-HI  chime/ring
KENDAL                        : ENGLAND -CU
KIRKCALDY                     : SCOTLAND-FI 
LARBERT                       : SCOTLAND-ST 
LERWICK                       : SHETLAND IS 
LEXDEN                        : ENGLAND -ES 

LIMERICK - SA                 : IRELAND -LM  chime/ring
LIMERICK - STJ                : IRELAND -LM
OULTON                        : ENGLAND -ST 
WESTMINSTER                   : ENGLAND -WC  chime/ring
WEXFORD                       : IRELAND -WX  chime/ring
10 bells - 15 instruments
ALSTON                        : ENGLAND -CU 
BECONTREE                     : ENGLAND -ES 
CLITHEROE                     : ENGLAND -LA
DERBY                         : ENGLAND -DB  chime/ring
FOULRIDGE                     : ENGLAND -LA 
GOLDERS GREEN                 : ENGLAND -NW 
KENILWORTH                    : ENGLAND -WA  
LONDON - MC                   : ENGLAND -E 
MELLOR                        : ENGLAND -LA 
MELTHAM                       : ENGLAND -YW  chime/ring

NEWRY                         : N IRELAND-D 
PAISLEY                       : SCOTLAND-RE 
SELBY                         : ENGLAND -YW 
WYKE                          : ENGLAND -YW 
WYTHAM                        : ENGLAND -BR 
9 bells - 8 instruments
BLAGDON                       : ENGLAND -SM  chime/ring
CAMBRIDGE                     : ENGLAND -CA  chime/ring
HOOTON PAGNELL                : ENGLAND -YW 
LIMEHOUSE                     : ENGLAND -E  
LONDON - MG                   : ENGLAND -W   zvon
NEWPORT PAGNELL               : ENGLAND -BU  chime/ring
POOLE                         : ENGLAND -DO 
SHANDON                       : IRELAND    
8 bells - 12 instruments
BIRTLES HALL                  : ENGLAND -CH 
BLACKBURN                     : ENGLAND -LA
CHERTSEY                      : ENGLAND -SR  chime/ring
CLYDEBANK                     : SCOTLAND-SC 
DALSTON - SMK                 : ENGLAND -E   chime/ring
DALSTON - SMY                 : ENGLAND -E 
DEPTFORD                      : ENGLAND -SE
KENNERLEIGH                   : ENGLAND -DE
LEIGH-ON-SEA                  : ENGLAND -ES  peal
NEWPORT                       : WALES - GT  

PRESTEIGNE                    : WALES - RD  
WORCESTER - 2                 : ENGLAND -WO


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