Gatehouse tower
   Yuriev (St.George's) Monastery
   Novgorod, Russia
   LL: N 58.48790, E 31.28458
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   At one time had a 17-bell clock-chime
   in the upper belfry and a 15-bell zvon
   in the lower belfry; present number

*Technical data:

   Zvon of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020

The English Wikipedia article about the monastery has a photo that includes the gatehouse belltower, but does not mention any bells.  The corresponding Russian Wikipedia article has a better photo of the belltower, though it was taken before any new bells were installed.  There is also a section about the tower.

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

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

Index to all zvons.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Russia.

   This page was built from the database on 23-Nov-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/11/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/11/11

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