Chimes in France:
index by maker

NOTE:   This list is not complete - many known instruments remain to be added.

Chimes in France contain bells supplied by a variety of bellfoundries.  All sites where such an instrument survives are listed here by foundry in the following order:

For an explanation of what this index contains (and does NOT contain), and of the additional details on each entry, see the Bellfoundry Indexes Advice.


Bellfoundry unknown

The sources which reported the existence of these instruments, or the phase of work listed here, did not identify their makers.  They are listed in city name order rather than date order.
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Bollée, France

CHATENAY                      : FRANCE - 38  1850 F
   Église
PAMIERS - STA                 : FRANCE - 09  1899 E (chime)
   Cathédrale St-Antonin
LA FERTE MACE                 : FRANCE - 61  1901 C
   Église Notre-Dame
Complete list of Bollée foundry output.

Causard, Belgium and France

HARNES                        : FRANCE - 62  1933 C
   Église Saint-Martin
Complete list of Causard foundry output.

Eijsbouts, Asten, Netherlands

BOISSY-SAINT-LEGER            : FRANCE - 94  1978 C
   St.Leger Centre
PARIS - ESA                   : FRANCE - 00  1977 C
   European Space Agency
Complete list of Eijsbouts foundry output.

Petit & Fritsen, Aarle-Rixtel, Netherlands

POITIERS                      : FRANCE - 86  19?? C
   Bijouterie Landreau
   "La Maison des Fiancés"
Complete list of Petit & Fritsen foundry output.

Paccard, Annecy, France

FORCALQUIER                   : FRANCE - 04  1925 C (chime)
   Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Provence
LILLE - NDV                   : FRANCE - 59  1938 C
   Église Notre-Dame des Victoires
FORCALQUIER                   : FRANCE - 04  1939 R
   Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Provence
ASPET                         : FRANCE - 31  2002 E
   Eglise paroissiale
Complete list of Paccard foundry output.

Wauthy, Douai, France [closed]

LILLE - STC                   : FRANCE - 59  1917 C
   Eglise Ste.Catherine
CARVIN                        : FRANCE - 62  1933 C
   Église St-Martin
Complete list of Wauthy foundry output.

Miscellaneous founders, not listed above

One instance each; in order by year (unknown first).
CHATENAY                      : FRANCE - 38  1??? E
   Église
   cast by François Valette, Lyon

AIRE-SUR-LA-LYS               : FRANCE - 62  1571 C (chime)
   Chalette
   Hôtel de Ville
   cast by Martin Heuwin
CASTELNAUDARY - STJ           : FRANCE - 11  1858 E
   Église Saint-Jean
   cast by Maurel
PAMIERS - STA                 : FRANCE - 09  1863 F (chime)
   Cathédrale St-Antonin
   cast by Louison, 1841-63
PAMIERS - NDC                 : FRANCE - 09  1896 F 
   Notre Dame du Camp
   cast by Vinel, Toulouse
AIRE-SUR-LA-LYS               : FRANCE - 62  1924 C
   Chalette
   Hôtel de Ville
   cast by Georges Ronat
PAMIERS - STA                 : FRANCE - 09  1935 R (chime)
   Cathédrale St-Antonin
   cast by Vinel
LEZAT-SUR-LEZE                : FRANCE - 09  1956 C
   Eglise
   mostly by Granier, Hérépian
PARIS - NDP                   : FRANCE - 00  2012 C  peal
   Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
   mostly by Cornille-Havard
Complete list of miscellaneous foundry output.


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This index page was built from the database on 10-May-10 and last revised on 8-Jun-13.

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