LEIRIA : PORTUGAL

*Location:

   Torre seneira, Sé Cathedral
   Travessa Pero Alvito
     at Largo de São Pedro
   R.Dom Sancho I
   Leiria, Leiria, Portugal
   LL: N 39.74664, W 8.80782
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Carillonist:

   (None)

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (Not regularly played)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   There is a practice console
   The instrument was enlarged in 20__
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 2004, the instrument was begun with 24 bells
       with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The Portuguese Wikipedia article about the cathedral shows that its bell tower is in a separate location.

A Waymarking page for these bells has 5 photos of the building and the city, but only one shows the bell tower.

Travel photo of the bell tower

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world. Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unidentified bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all traditional carillons in Portugal.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Portugal.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  7-Jul-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/07/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2007/06/06
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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