Beffroi Communal (Hôtel de Ville/Stadhuis) Rue Lamartine at Rue du Gouvernement Bergues (Sint Winoksbergen), 59 Nord (Normandy), France LL: N 50.96816, E 2.43284
Jacques Martel jacques.martel/@/bbox DOTfr*Past carillonneur:
1934-99 Adalbert Carriere
Service d'Information (SI) Beffroi
Monday 1100-1200; holidays 1700-1800.
Automatic chime of 1544, by Jean Eenwoudt of Bruges, was recast in 1547 and destroyed by fire in 1558. Chime of 1660, by Simon Heudebert, Bergues, replaced by Jean Blampain of St.Omer. Various minor recastings over time. Carillon of 1880, mostly by Crouzet- Hildebrand of Paris, destroyed 1940. Visits possible daily (except Tuesday), 1 May to 6 September, 10-12, 15-18. Bourdon "Den Storm", 9374 livres, cast in 1643 by Jean Blampain & son Michel.
Traditional carillon of 50 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is G in the middle octave Transposition is up 7 semitone(s) Keyboard range: (G )C C / ---- There are no missing bass semitones The instrument was enlarged in 1974 with bells made by Paccard Prior history: In 1961, the instrument was begun with 38 bells by Paccard In 1880, a complete instrument of 35 bells was installed by the maker cited in Remarks above ( 0 bells remain from that work.) In 1628, a complete instrument of 24 bells was installed by the maker cited in Remarks above ( 0 bells remain from that work.) In 1560, a complete instrument of 12 bells was installed by the maker cited in Remarks above ( 0 bells remain from that work.) In 1544, a complete instrument of 10 bells was installed by the maker cited in Remarks above ( 0 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 1978
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