MESEN : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Sint-Niklaaskerk (St.Nicolaï Church)
   Kerkstraat at Korte Mooiestraat
   Mesen (Messines),
     West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
   LL: N 50.76416, E 2.89922
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*Contact:

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*Schedule:

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*Remarks:

   The town is on the border between
   Flanders and Wallonia; the church is in
   the Wallonian sector.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 37 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1991
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1988, the instrument was enlarged to 20 bells
       by Eijsbouts   
     In 1986, the instrument was begun with 14 bells
       with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in BE/West-Vlaanderen.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 15-Mar-14
   based on textual data last updated on 2014/03/09
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/17
*Photos:

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