Library of Bell Recordings
by Dr John R Ketteringham MBE Lincoln, England

Notable Bells

The bell which can be heard is Great John of Beverley Minster, East Yorkshire
140 cwt 3 qrs

(If you cannot hear the bells please click here.)

Sample File Location & Dedication Home Page


38kb
Beverley Minster, East Yorkshire
Great John
140 cwt 3 qrs
(© David Bryant)


78kb
Downside Abbey,  Somerset
Great Bede
106 cwt 2 qrs 27 lbs
(© David Bagley)

54Kb
Erfurt Cathedral, Germany
Gloriosa

225 cwt 1 qr 14 lbs
(© William H Hibbert)

119Kb
Great Rostov, Dormition Cathedral, Russia
Sisoy
625 cwt
(© Russian Bells)


587kb
Hawaii, Lotus Buddhist Monastery, USA
World Peace Bell
 
(Lotus Buddhist Monastery)


231Kb
Kyongju National Museum, Divine Bell of King Songdok the Great, South Korea
Emile Bell
18 tons 18 cwt
(© William H Hibbert)


49Kb
La Vinzelle, Aveyron, France
24 cwt 2 qrs 11 lbs in Eb
(© William H Hibbert)


108Kb
London, Cathedral Church of St Paul
Great Tom
102 cwt 1 qr 22 lbs
(© William H Hibbert)


165Kb
London, Cathedral Church of St Paul
Great Paul
334 cwt 2 qrs
(© Stephen Ivin)


78Kb
London, St Peter's Italian Church
[steel bell]
87 cwt
(© William H Hibbert)

129kb
Manchester, Town Hall, Greater Manchester Great Abel
162 cwt 2 qrs 19 lbs
(© William H Hibbert)


62Kb

Newcastle, Cathedral Church of St Nicholas
Major
118 cwt 1 qr 27 lbs
(© William H Hibbert)


89Kb

Oak Ridge, Tennessee
International Friendship Bell
73 cwt 3 qrs 17 lbs
(© Ray Adams)

182kb
Odaesan, Sangwon-sa Temple, Odaesan  National Park, Kongwon Province, North Korea
Weight unknown
( none )

172Kb
Oxford, Cathedral Church of Christ, Oxfordshire
Great Tom
124 cwt 2 qrs
(© William H Hibbert)
Rengin-Taniyoji Temple, Kyushu, Japan
Flying Dragon
37 tons
(© Stephen Ivin)

172Kb
Salzburg, Germany
Salvator Mundi or Dreifaltigkeitsglocke
280 cwt 3 qrs 3 lbs
(© Stephen Ivin)


260Kb

Vienna, St Stephanus Cathedral, Austria
Pummerin
420 cwt 3 qrs 26 lbs
(© Stephen Ivin)


206Kb

Vienna, St Stephans Cathedral, Austria
Stephanus
112 cwt 22 lbs
(© Stephen Ivin)

216Kb
Westminster, Houses of Parliament, Middlesex
Big Ben
270 cwt 3 qrs 15 lbs
(© VisitBigBen.com)

208Kb

York, York Minster, North Yorkshire
Great Peter
216 cwt 2 qrs 22 lbs

(© David Bryant)


Revised: 07 March 2007 (pat)