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  • Saldanha Bay, Langebaan, Dutch Reformed Church 

    Unknown author
    The Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk in Langebaan is a rather young church, built in 1988. Next to the church stands a small pole on which a small bell is hooked. However, the bell hangs too high to allow measurements of any ...
  • Saldanha Bay, Langebaan, Methodist Church 

    Unknown author
    The Methodist Church in Langebaan is a pretty building that stands next the Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk. On its right hand side stands a green, wooden construction in which we find a bell of modest dimensions. As ...
  • Cederberg, Clanwilliam, Old Dutch Reformed Church 

    J. Warner & Sons (Firm)
    The Old Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk in Clanwilliam is an attractive Haager building that has been turned into a museum. The entrance of the building is a gothic style arch with a small turret on top. In the turret hangs ...
  • Cederberg, Clanwilliam, United Reformed Church 

    Unknown author
    The United Reformed Church in Clanwilliam is a neat building with a bell tower in brick next to the church. In the tower hangs a bell that unfortunately could not be reached as the ceiling of the tower was sealed off on ...
  • Cederberg, Clanwilliam, St. John's Anglican Church 

    J. Warner & Sons (Firm)
    The St. John’s Anglican Church in Clanwilliam is a brick building made under architect Sophie Gray in 1866. The bell hangs in a detached horseshoe type construction on the left hand side of the church. The bell is of modest ...
  • Cederberg, Clanwilliam, Old Jail 

    Unknown author
    The Old Jail in Clanwilliam houses two bells. One is a very rusted one from the Bell Company in Ohio. The other bell was the so-called hour bell that has been used in the town up to 1965. Since then the bell has been stored ...
  • Cederberg, Clanwilliam, Moravian Church 

    Gebruder Bachert (Firm)
    The Moravian Church in Clanwilliam has a very neat horseshoe type bell tower at the side of the church. The decorations on the bell are simple with the emblem of the founder just above the knee, followed by the founding ...
  • Cederberg, Clanwilliam, Dutch Reformed Church 

    Petit & Gebruder Edelbrock (Firm)
    The Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk in Clanwilliam has a rather modern bell from German origin. The only decorations are found just below the shoulder where it reads WILL. W. KEAY EN SEUNS KAAPSTAD VIR CLANWILLIAM. Below ...
  • Matzikama, Vanrhynsdorp, Letsatsi Lodge 

    Perner, Rudolf
    Since 2015, the Former Catholic Church in Vanrhynsdorp belongs to the LETSATSI LODGE. Within the church is a remarkable, hand-painted site of the cross. Also a very neat painting of St. Elisabeth of Hungary with a mantle ...
  • Matzikama, Vanrhynsdorp, Dutch Reformed Church 

    Unknown author
    The Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk in Vanrhynsdorp has two bells, one in the tower, the other in a neat pointed horseshoe tower aside from the church. The latter bell caries no decorations except for one moulding wire just ...
  • Matzikama, Klawer, Dutch Reformed Church 

    Unknown author
    The Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk in Klawer has a tower where a bell hangs high up in the open air. Below the shoulder are two moulding rings with in between and on a lighter background FREUET EUCH IN DEM HERRN ALLEWEGE + ...
  • Swartland, Darling, Presbyterian Church 

    Unknown author
    The Presbyterian Church in Darling is a very attractive building in hall shape. It has a small turret above the entrance of the main hall. However, the bell hangs in an evenly attractive bell tower on the right hand of the ...
  • Swartland, Darling, Dutch Reformed Church 

    C. & G. Mears (Firm)
    The Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk in Darling is a sheet-white building with an impressive appearance. The current church replaces a former building that was completely destroyed by fire in 1955. This church has two bells, ...
  • Drakenstein, Simondium, La Motte 

    Mears & Stainbank (Firm); John Warner & Sons
    The wine estate La Motte in Simondium has a very neat bell tower in which hangs a simple and well-kept bell. There are no decorations on the bell, only on the knee we find below two moulding rings the inscription that ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bergrivier, Velddrif, Dutch Reformed Church 

    Unknown author
    The Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk in Velddrif has a very tall brick tower in which hangs a bell of fair dimensions and clearly well made. It is disarming that a bell of such dimensions does not offer us an indication about ...
  • Bergrivier, Aurora, United Reformed Church 

    Unknown author
    The United Reformed Church in Aurora has a small bell without indications on founder or founding year. Two modest moulding wires above the sound bow are the only decorations on the bell.

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