GROOTEGAST : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Town Hall
   Hoofdstraat
   Grootegast, Groningen, Netherlands
   LL: 53.21377, E 6.27823
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*Contact:

   Gemeente Grootegast
   Hoofdstraat 97
   9861 AC Grootegast
   T: 14 0594
   E: info@grootegast.nl

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 18 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the itty-bitty octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1989
     with  9 bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1978, the instrument was begun with  9 bells
       with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Photo of the building

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts 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.Groningen.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 14-Oct-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/10/10
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/07
*Photos:

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