Distribution of chimes and peals
in the minor countries of Europe
and the North Atlantic

The two grids on this page display graphically the distribution of chimes and peals in the minor countries of Europe and the North Atlantic (i.e., excluding BE, DE, DK, FR, NL and the British Isles) according to the weight/pitch of either the heaviest or the lightest bell and the number of bells in each instrument.  Both grids are laid out as follows:
Plot of site counts:  Bourdon Weight Code (across) versus Number of Bells (up)
C0                                 C1                                  C2                                  C3             ??
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 HI 99 TOT NR
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 23
 .             1                     .                                   .                                   .             1   2 22
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 21
 .                                   .                                  1. 0  0  0  0  1                     .             4   6 20
 .                                   . 1                                 .                                   .             2   3 19
 .                                   .       1  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  1. 0  0  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  4. 0  0  0  1  8  18 18
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             2   2 17
 .                                   .                               1  2. 0  0  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1.             1   7 16
1. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  2  0  1  1                     .                 5 15
 .                            1  0  0. 0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1.             1   4 14
 .                                   .             1  0  0  0  0  1  0  1.                                   .             2   5 13
 .                                  2. 0  0  1  0  0  0  1+ 0  0  0  0  5. 0  0  0  0  0  0  8  0  0  0  0  1.             9  27 12
 .                      2  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  1. 0  0  1                           .             5  11 11
 .                            4  2  2. 6  2  1                           .                                   .             2  19 10
 .             1  1  0  2  1  1  3  9. 5  3  2  1  0  3  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1.             3  36  9
 .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 0. 1. 2. 0. 2. 2. 0. 1. 1. 2. 1. 0. 0. 0. 1. 0. 2. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1. 0. 0. 0. 1. 5  23  8
 + Average chime: 12 bells, bourdon code 20 = G1 (min 1 = C0, max 42 = F3), based on 169 instruments with 46 unknowns
NOTE: The two plots on this page can be expected to have the following similarities and differences:
 
Plot of site counts:  Treble Weight Code (across) versus Number of Bells (up)
C1                                 C2                                  C3                                  C4             ??
L 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 99 TOT NR
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 23
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             2   2 22
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             1   1 21
 .                                   .                                   .                                  1.             5   6 20
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             3   3 19
 .                                   .                            1  0  0. 0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  2      .            14  18 18
 .                                   .                                   .                                   .             2   2 17
 .                                   .                                   .                1  0  1  0  1      .             4   7 16
 .                                   .                                   .                1  0  0  0  1      .             3   5 15
 .                                   .                                   .                                   . 1           3   4 14
 .                                   .                      1            .                                   .             4   5 13
 .                                   .                                   .  +       1                        .            26  27 12
 .                                   .                         1  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  1                  .             9  11 11
 .                               1   .                                   .                                   .            18  19 10
 .                   1  0  0  2  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 1          32  36  9
 .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 0. 0. 1. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1. 1. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1.18  23  8
 + Average chime: 12 bells, treble code 38 = C#3 (min 19 = F#1, max 53 = E4), based on 169 instruments with 144 unknowns


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