Distribution of chimes and peals
in France

The two grids on this page display graphically the distribution of chimes and peals in France 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)
                       C1                                  C2                                  C3                   G3    ??
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 41 42 43 44 45 99 TOT NR
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 23
 .                       .                                   .    1                              .                         2   3 22
 .                       .                                   .                                   .                         2   2 21
 .                       .                                  1.                                   .                         2   3 20
 .                       .                   1  0  0  0  0  0. 0  1                              .                         2   4 19
 .                       .                                   .          1                        .                         1   2 18
 .                       .                                   .                1                  .                         1   2 17
 .                       .          1                        .                                   .                         8   9 16
 .                       .                                   .                                  1.                         3   4 15
 .                       .                1  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1. 0  0  0  0  2           3   7 14
 .                       .       1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0+ 0  0  0  1  0  0  0  1  1.                         4   8 13
 .                       .                                   .                                  1.                         3   4 12
 .                       .                                   .                                   .                         4   4 11
 .          1  0  1  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1         .                                   .                         7  10 10
 .                       . 1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2.                         4   9  9
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 0. 1. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1. 0. 0. 0. 0. 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 3   7  8
 + Average chime: 13 bells, bourdon code 28 = D#2 (min 9 = G#0, max 42 = F3), based on 78 instruments with 49 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)
           C3                                  C4                                  C5                         A5       ??
L 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 99 TOT NR
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  0 23
 .           .                               1   .                                   .                                  2   3 22
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  2   2 21
 .           .                      1            .                                   .                                  2   3 20
 .           .                      1            .                                   .                                  3   4 19
 .           .                         1         .                                   .                                  1   2 18
 .           .                            1      .                                   .                                  1   2 17
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  9   9 16
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  4   4 15
 .    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  2   .                                  4   7 14
 .           .                   1  0+ 0  0  0  0. 0  0  1                           .                                  6   8 13
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  4   4 12
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  4   4 11
1.           .                                   .                                   .                                  9  10 10
1. 0  0  1  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2   .                                   .                                  5   9  9
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 6.  7  8
 + Average chime: 13 bells, treble code 45 = G#3 (min 33 = G#2, max 60 = B4), based on 78 instruments with 62 unknowns


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