ANTOING : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Tour St.Pierre
   Avenue du Stade at Blvd. de l'Eglise
   Antoing, Hainaut, Belgium
   LL: N 50.56760, E 3.44981
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   None - inoperable

*Remarks:

   Bells by Barbieux and S.van Aerschodt.
   Low C# and D# present on manual but
   absent on pedal!

*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up 21 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    C B 10
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1877
     with bells made by vanAerschodt
   Prior history:
     Previously, the instrument was begun with an unknown number of bells
       by the maker cited in Remarks above
   Auxiliary mechanisms: M     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1972
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The French Wikipedia page about the town has two photos of the church (from opposite ends) but says nothing about it.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the van Aerschodt bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Belgian traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Belgian traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Belgian traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traditional carillons in BE.

Index to all tower bell instruments in BE/Hainaut.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 30-Nov-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/11/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/11/18
*Photos:

(none available)


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