AMERSFOORT - BX : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Boterbeurs (Butter Exchange)
   Hof (near St.Joristoren)
   Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.15647, E 5.39001
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*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Jacquemart of St.Joris and the Dragon,
   at the hour strike.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The whole instrument was installed in 1993
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Year of latest technical information source is 1993

*Links:

A Dutch-language page about St.Joriskerk and the buttermarket includes photos of the building, the cupola which houses the bells, and the jacquemart; all are clickable for larger versions.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NL.Utrecht.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 16-May-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/05/05
   and on technical data last updated on 1995/06/13


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