NOTE: Pitch and weight do not yield identical sort orders because of differences in scale scale (relative thickness) to which the bells were cast. In this list, pitch takes precedence over weight.
NOTE: This index does not list "unringable" towers, i.e., those where the bells were originally (or reportedly) hung for change-ringing but are no longer usable as such. Those installations may be found in the combined index to all North American sites. This index does include towers at which ringing is currently disallowed for various reasons.
Location (City & Country) Note Weight Nbr ------------------------- ---- ------ --- VICTORIA - CCC : CANADA - BC C# 29-1-19 10 Christ Church Cathedral WASHINGTON - NC/2 : USA - DC D 32-0-4 10 National Cathedral WASHINGTON - PO : USA - DC D 26-1-13 10 Old Post Office Tower Nancy Hanks Center KENT : USA - CT D 24-3-18 10 Kent School NEW YORK - TC/2 : USA - NY D 23-3-17 12+1 Trinity Parish Church (Episcopal) TORONTO - STJA/2 : CANADA - ON D 21-2-10 12 St.James Cathedral BURLINGTON : USA - NJ D# 22-0-4 8 St.Mary's Episcopal Church CHICAGO - MT : USA - IL D# 21-3-7 10 Mitchell Tower, University of Chicago ORLEANS : USA - MA D# 21-2-23 10 Church of The Transfiguration The Community of Jesus (Benedictine) CHARLESTON - STMI : USA - SC D# 17-1-11 8 St.Michael's Episcopal Church CHARLESTON - G : USA - SC D# 16-2-27 10 Grace Episcopal Church WATERTOWN - PIB : USA - MA E 22-1-15 8 Perkins Institute for the Blind MISSION CITY : CANADA - BC E 21-0-10 10 Westminster Abbey (St.Joseph's) HINGHAM : USA - MA E 19-2-19 10 (of 11) Hingham Memorial Bell Tower BOSTON - CA : USA - MA E 19-1-7 8 Church of the Advent GROTON : USA - MA F 18-0-20 10 Groton School MIAMI - T : USA - FL F 17-3-20 8 Trinity Episcopal Cathedral PHILADELPHIA - STMKL : USA - PA F 17-3-18 8 St.Mark's Episcopal Church VANCOUVER - HR : CANADA - BC F ~17-1-x 8 Holy Rosary Cathedral EXETER : CANADA - ON F 15-2-13 6 (of 12) Trivitt Memorial Church [chime with 6 bells hung for change-ringing] QUÉBEC - HT : CANADA - QU F 14-0-23 8 La Cathedrale Episcopale de la Sainte-Trinité BOSTON - CC : USA - MA F 13-3-5 8 Christ Church ("Old North") ATLANTA - STL : USA - GA F 13-1-14 10 St.Luke's Episcopal Church QUÉBEC - B : CANADA - QU F# 15 cwt 8 The St.Matthew's Bell Tower (was part of St.Matthew's Church) BIRMINGHAM - STP : USA - AL F# 13-1-11 8 Family Life Center Cathedral of St.Paul (RC) HONOLULU - STA : USA - HI F# 12-0-26 8 St.Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral CHARLESTON - LP : USA - SC G 14-1-0 8 Cathedral Church of St.Luke & St.Paul (Episcopal) ROCHESTER - A : USA - NY G 11-1-7 10 Church of the Ascension (Episcopal) AUGUSTA - GS : USA - GA G 11-0-25 8 Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal) SEWANEE - 2 : USA - TN G 11-0-23 8 Bentley Bells Breslin Tower Convocation Hall The University of the South HOUSTON - STP/2 : USA - TX G 11-0-3 8 Lower belfry St.Paul's United Methodist Church ALEXANDRIA : USA - VA G 10-3-14 8 Immanuel Chapel Virginia Theological Seminary FREDERICK - C : USA - MD G# 9-2-18 8 Calvary United Methodist Church NASHOTAH : USA - WI G# 9-2-0 8 (in storage) Nashotah House Theological Seminary SHREVEPORT - STM : USA - LA G# 9-1-14 8 (of 17) St.Mark's Episcopal Cathedral PITTSBURGH - SPC : USA - PA G# 8-0-21 8 Southminster Presbyterian Church HENDERSONVILLE : USA - NC A 9-0-24 8 St.James' Episcopal Church KALAMAZOO - KC : USA - MI A 9-0-16 8 Kalamazoo College LITTLE ROCK - TEC : USA - AR A 9-0-1 8 Trinity Episcopal Cathedral BREWSTER : USA - NY A 8-2-22 8 Melrose School NORTHAMPTON - 2 : USA - MA A 8-2-11 8 Smith College CALGARY - CH : CANADA - AB A# 8-2-0 8 Christ Church, Elbow Park HOUSTON - STT : USA - TX B 7-0-7 8 St.Thomas Episcopal Church ABILENE - CHR : USA - TX B 6-1-5 6 (of 25) Church of the Heavenly Rest (Episcopal) [non-traditional carillon with 6 bells hung for change-ringing] HOUSTON - PM/2 : USA - TX B 6-1-0 8 Lower belfry Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church SEATTLE - UW/2 : USA - WA B 6-0-6 8 The Gordon Stuart Peek Foundation Memorial Bells Gerberding Hall University of Washington MARIETTA - STJ : USA - GA C 5-1-5 8 St.James' Episcopal Church RALEIGH - C : USA - NC C 4-1-9 8 Christ Episcopal Church Dallas - STJ : USA - TX C 4-2-12 6 St.James Episcopal Church SULLIVAN'S ISLAND : USA - SC C# 4-2-16 8 Stella Maris RC Church Princess Anne : USA - MD C# 3-2-10 6 St.Andrew's Episcopal Church PHILADELPHIA - STMTF/2 : USA - PA D 4-2-8 8 Church of St.Martin-in-the-Fields TEXARKANA : USA - AR D 3-2-26 8 First Presbyterian Church New Castle : USA - DE D 3-2-24 6 Immanuel Episcopal Church RIVERSIDE : USA - IL D# 3-3-27 8 St.Paul's Church (Episcopal) Carmel - PG : USA - IN ? 0-0-10, mini Graupner residence RUTHER GLEN/1 : USA - VA ? *-*-* 8? B. A. Sunderlin Bell Foundry * not yet complete
Key to column headings:
The table is sorted first on the pitch of the tenor bell, then on the actual weight. Apparent inconsistencies are most likely the result of differences in scale, i.e., the relationship between thickness and inside diameter.
You can see the count of instruments corresponding to each note on the summary page.
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