The Copeland Memorial Chime

Climbing the Belltower



Climbing the bell tower is not for the faint-of heart...

After climbing the 19 steps to the top of the rear balcony in the sanctuary, you enter the lowest level of the tower.



Climb the 16 steps to the middle level of the tower...




Actually, it's more ladder than stair...




Relax and notice that there are stained glass windows - even in the tower.




Don't look back. Most people say it's worse going down than up!






Next there are 20 more steps to climb to the chime stand level...




10 steps to the landing...




...and 10 more steps to reach the chime stand level.




Finally you've at the level where the Carillonneur plays the chime!




You can stop here (you've climbed 55 steps)...




...or climb 10 more steps which will take you (outside) to the bell level.




Finish the climb...




...and enjoy the view on the next page!

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