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  • Stellenbosch, Veelgejaagt 

    H. N. Hooper & Co.
    The Veelgejaagt Estate in Stellenbosch has a bell of good seize. Below the shoulder and in between two pairs of moulding wires one reads CAST BY H N HOOPER & CO BOSTON 1856. Above the sound bow are three more moulding wires ...
  • Stellenbosch, Delheim Wine Estate 

    Unknown author
    Photographs of the bell on Delheim wine estate near Stellenbosch. Delheim Estate has a bell of reasonable dimensions. However, the bell has been badly damaged and equally patched up. The resulting sound is dull and very ...
  • Stellenbosch, Zorgvliet 

    Unknown author
    Photographs and information on a bell on the Zorgvliet wine estate outside Stellenbosch. Zorgvliet is a wine estate on the road from Stellenbosch to Franschhoek. The very simple bell hangs in a nice tower erected in 2007.
  • Stellenbosch, Warwick 

    Unknown author
    Photographs and information on a bell on the Warwick wine estate outside Stellenbosch. The main building of the wine estate Warwick outside Stellenbosch dates from 1771. There is a very simple bell in a horseshoe construction ...
  • Stellenbosch, Vredenburg 

    Barwell, James
    Photographs and information on a bell on the Vredenburg wine estate near Stellenbosch. The Vredenburg Wine Estate outside Stellenbosch has a bell of the same dimensions and of the same founder as the bell from Uitkyk ...
  • Stellenbosch, Vlottenburg Church 

    Unknown author
    Photographs and information on the bell of Vlottenburg Church in the vicinity of Stellenbosch. In the vicinity of Stellenbosch the Vlottenburg VGK Church has a pretty bell-tower made of red brick stones. The bell itself ...
  • Stellenbosch, Vier Eike 

    Eayre and Lewis (Bellfounders); Lewis, Colin
    Photographs and information on a bell in the Vier Eike complex, Stellenbosch. The Vier Eike bell is a recently installed bell that hangs in a horseshoe type construction at the gate of a complex of apartments on Molteno ...
  • Stellenbosch, Uitkyk 

    Barwell, James
    Photographs and information on a bell on the Uitkyk wine estate outside Stellenbosch. The estate Uitkyk Wine Estate outside Stellenbosch has a Georgian type main house that was built in 1782. Behind the house we find a ...
  • Stellenbosch, St. Mary's Anglican Church 

    Unknown author
    Photographs and information on the church bell of St. Mary's Anglican Church (on the Braak), Stellenbosch. This bell hangs high up in the open tower of the Our Lady on the Braak Anglican Church in Stellenbosch . Due to its ...
  • Stellenbosch, Spier 

    Levick (Bellfounder)
    Photographs and information on a bell on the Spier wine estate outside Stellenbosch. Spier Wine Estate outside Stellenbosch has a bell which seems to be the prime example of a slave bell. The form is rather strange in that ...
  • Stellenbosch, Rustenberg 

    Unknown author
    Photographs and information on a bell on the Rustenberg wine estate outside Stellenbosch. The bell at Rustenberg Wine Estate outside Stellenbosch is about 30 cm in height. According to the owner Simon Barlow the bell should ...
  • Stellenbosch, Rhenish Chruch 

    Unknown author
    Photographs and information on the bells of the Rhenish Church in Stellenbosch. The Rhenish Church in Stellenbosch has two bell towers, one on the northern side of the church and one on the eastern side of the church. The ...
  • Stellenbosch, Oude Libertas 

    Unknown author
    Photographs and information on a bell at Oude Libertas, Stellenbosch. The Oude Libertas Wine estate outside Stellenbosch has a rather uninteresting bell in a horseshoe construction that has been very well kept. The bell ...
  • Stellenbosch, Nooitgedacht 

    Crombosch, Alewijn
    Photographs and information on a bell on Nooitgedacht estate outside Stellenbosch. The estate Nooitgedacht outside Stellenbosch houses one of the most important and beautiful bells of the entire Western Cape. The bell tower ...
  • Stellenbosch, Muldersvlei 

    Unknown author
    Photographs and information on bell on Muldersvlei estate near Stellenbosch. On Muldersvlei Estate, a farm that dates from 1817, we found a very simple bell in poor conditions of about 30cm in diameter. It has an almost ...

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