VEURNE : BELGIUM

*Location:

   St.Nikolaastoren (Sint-Niklaaskerk)
   Sint-Niklaasplaats
   Veurne (Furnes),
     West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
   LL: N 51.07233, E 2.66315
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*Player:

   Jean-Pierre Hautekiet
   E: jp.hautekiet/@/ pandora DOTbe

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Wednesday 1030-1130 July-August

*Remarks:

   There was once a much older carillon
   in this town.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The whole instrument was installed in 1961
     with bells made by Michiels    
   Year of latest technical information source is 1973

*Links:

Page in Dutch with 2 photos of the bell tower, and others of the church - all clickable for much larger versions.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Michiels 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/West-Vlaanderen.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 10-Feb-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/01/26
   and on technical data last updated on 1975/07/20


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