Distribution of chimes and peals
in the Netherlands

The two grids on this page display graphically the distribution of chimes and peals in the Netherlands 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       ??
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 HI 99 TOT NR
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     0 23
 .                    .                                   .                   1               .                                1 21
 .                    .                                  1.                                   .                            1   2 20
 .                    .                                   .                   2  0  0  0  0  1.                                3 19
 .                    .                         1  1  0  1. 0  0  2  0  4  0 15  1  1  2  1 45. 0  2  1  1  2  0  0  0  1  6  87 18
 .                    .                         1  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  1               .                                2 17
 .                    .                                   .             1               +     .                            1   2 16
 .                    .                                  1. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1.                                2 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  0  0  0  0  0  2. 0  1  0  0  2  0  1        2   9 14
 .                    .                         1         .                                   .                            1   2 13
 . 1  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  0  0 12. 0  0  0  0  4  0  1        7  27 12
 .                    .                                   .                      1  0  0  0  2. 0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1   6 11
 .                    .                                  1. 0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0. 0  0  0  0  1  0  1        1   5 10
 .                    .                                   .                   1  0  0  0  0  1. 0  0  0  0  2  0  1  0  1      6  9
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1. 1. 0. 0. 0. 1.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 1   4  8
 + Average chime: 16 bells, bourdon code 35 = A#2 (min 7 = F#0, max 53 = E4), based on 158 instruments with 21 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   1 21
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  2   2 20
 .           .                                   .       1                           .                                  2   3 19
 .           .                                  1.                                   .                                 86  87 18
 .       1   .                                   .                                   .                                  1   2 17
 .           .                    +              . 1                                 .                                  1   2 16
 .           .                                   .                      1            .                                  1   2 15
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  9   9 14
 .           .       1                           .                                   .                                  1   2 13
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                 26  27 12
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  6   6 11
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  5   5 10
 .           .                                   .                                   .                                  6   6  9
 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4.  4  8
 + Average chime: 16 bells, treble code 44 = G4 (min 25 = C2, max 57 = G#4), based on 158 instruments with 151 unknowns
   [The "min 25" point is not plotted; the program bug that caused this error has not yet been found.]


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