YMSCR

York Minster Society of Change Ringers

Bells

Bells

NW Tower Bells

Overview The North West tower of York Minster contains 6 bells used to play the quarter chimes (15,30,45 and on the hour) between 8am and 8pm each day. In addition, it also contains ‘Great Peter’, used to chime the hour,…

SW Tower Bells

The bell chamber in this tower contains a ring of 12 bells (tenor 59 cwt 1qtr 23lbs in Bb) with a flat sixth and an extra treble to make a light ten (tenor 24-3-0 in Eb) and a full carillon…

Ringing Chamber

The panorama below shows the chamber in the South-West tower of York Minster from which the main peal of bells along with the carillon are rung. Panorama by¬†Barry Hale.You’ll need to have Apple QuickTime installed to view this (available for…

Bells – Overview

The two western towers of York Minster contain between thema total of 56 bells, this being the largest number of bells in any English cathedral. There are no bells in the central tower. All of the present bells were cast…