SAINT-GHISLAIN : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Oude Kerk
   Grand Place at Résidence du Val d'Haine
   Saint-Ghislain, Hainaut, Belgium
   LL: N 50.44787, E 3.82026
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*Contact:

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*Schedule:

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*Remarks:

   The old church was largely destroyed
   in WW II; its tower (without spire)
   remains as a monument.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 15 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is A  in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1985
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
*Links:

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

Ranking among all Belgian chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Belgian chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Belgian chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in BE/Hainaut.

*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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