LEIDEN - L : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Lodewijktoren
   Sint Lodewijkskerk
   Steenschuur near Garenmarkt
   Leiden, Zuid Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.15601, E 4.49160
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*Contact:

   Parochie Heilige Lodewijk
   Steenschuur 19
   2311 ES  Leiden
   T: 071 513 0700
   E: lodewijkparochie@gmail.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 17 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1961
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1991
*Links:

A short Wikipedia article about the building has a photo of it; in a full-resolution version, the bells are visible in the lantern.

The parish Website has a history page with more photos of the building; it mentions an earlier set of bells (from 1598) but not the present instrument.

More photos on a Dutch wiki.

Where 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.Zuid-Holland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  3-Sep-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2012/08/30
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/07
*Photos:

(none available)


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