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Western Bell Tower of the Speyer Cathedral, Speyer - RLP / Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry
N 49° 19.034 E 008° 26.498
32U E 459420 N 5462872
Quick Description: Western Tower with 9 Bells.
Location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Date Posted: 2/18/2017 2:06:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMV3KZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1
Views: 5

Long Description:
Source. (visit link)
"The chime of the cathedral is composed of nine bells of which the larger four were cast in 1822 by Peter Lindemann (Zweibrücken) and the five smaller ones in 1963 by Friedrich Wilhelm Schilling (Heidelberg). They are all contained in the "belfry", the western dome.

No. Name Nominal Weight
(kg) Diameter
(cm)
1 Maximilianus Josephus (Emperor Bell) G0 5350 208
2 Friderica Wilhelmina Carolina B?0 2600 175
3 Ludovicus Carolus D?1 1650 147
4 Matthaeus de Chandelle F1 600 115
5 Saint Mary's Bell A?1 601 95.5
6 Saint Joseph's Bell B?1 494 90.3
7 Saint Anne's Bell D?2 440 83.3
8 Saint Pirmin's Bell E?2 312 75
9 Otto F2 217 66.7
Still Operational: yes

Number of bells in tower?: 9

Relevant website?: [Web Link]

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Tours or visits allowed in tower?: Unknown

Address of Tower: Not listed

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