Town belfry Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste (St.John's Church) at city center Bourbourg (Brockburg, Broeksburg), 59 Nord, France LL: N 50.94650, E 2.19676
Carillon of 1868, by André Louis Jean van Aerschodt, destroyed by fire on 25 May 40 (in WW II), along with 2 swinging bells by Michel Leenknecht of Bruges, cast in 1429.
Traditional carillon of 50 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The whole instrument was installed in 2008 with bells made by Paccard Prior history: In 1963, a complete instrument of 37 bells was installed by Bollée (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1868, a complete instrument of 37 bells was installed by vanAerschodt (0 bells remain from that work.) In 1722, a complete instrument of 23 bells was installed by an unknown maker (0 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2013
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