BETHUNE - BC/2 : FRANCE - 62

*Location:

   Beffroi communal (fléche)
   Grand-Place
   Béthune, 62 Pas-de-Calais, France
   LL: N 50.53104, E 2.63923
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*Player:

   (None)

*Contact:

   Mairie de Béthune
   T: 03 21 63 11 11
   - or -
   Association des Amis des Carillons
   38 rue Faidherbe
   62400 Bethune
   T: 21 56 48 88

*Schedule:

   None - silent.

*Remarks:

   Bells hang in the spire; not clear what
   mechanism remains with them.
   For other bells, hung in the belfry,
   see  BETHUNE - BC/1.

*Technical data:

   Carillon-sized instrument (without any workable playing mechanism) of 28 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The whole instrument was installed in 1928
     with bells made by Bollée      
   Year of latest technical information source is 1985

*Links:

The ARPAC Website presents much more detail than we can here, though it is all in French.

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

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

Index to all traditional carillons in France.

Index to all tower bell instruments in France/Pas-de-Calais.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 24-May-10
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/05/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/03/14


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