Bells Archive

  • 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, […]

    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, […]

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  • 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 […]

    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 […]

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  • 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 […]

    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 […]

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  • 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 […]

    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 […]

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