Bells in non-Christian places of worship

David Hope david.hope at
Mon Mar 29 10:10:27 BST 2010

The Buddhists, and earlier religions, have a very long tradition of gongs and bells.


--- In bellhistorians at, "Peter Rivet" <peter at ...> wrote:
> I was looking into buildings designed by David Mocatta, who was responsible
> for Brighton Station and a number of other structures on the London to
> Brighton railway, and came across this:
> From this you will see that it has - unusually for a synagogue - a chiming
> clock.
> Does anyone know anything about the bell or bells supplied to go with it?
> For an 1833 building designed by an architect with London connections
> (Mocatta was a pupil of Nash) I would expect something from Whitechapel, but
> it would be interesting to know.
> Peter Rivet


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