JUMET-GOHYSSART : BELGIUM

*Location:

   Église de l'Immaculée-Conception
   Pl. du Ballon
   Gohyssart,
     Jumet, Hainaut, Belgium
   LL: N 50.43434, E 4.41420
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page (Jumet)

*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   E: paroissejumet@gmail.com

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   First 6 bells from Tellin (1 by Causard
   1874, 5 by G.Slegers 1950, replacing
   5 by Causard,1874, taken by Germans
   in Nov.1943).

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument or collection of 12 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in unknown year
     with bells made by Sergeys      (except for 6)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2021
*Links:

The French Wikipedia article about the church has a photo of it, and a history of its older bells.  But the addition of 6 bells by Michiels is not mentioned.

A page about this church, part of a 10-church parish, has photos of the building from the ground and from the air.

A page of historic photos related to this church includes 4 photos of ornately decorated bells--apparently some of those seized in 1943.

This instrument having no principal founder, it is not indexed as such.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in BE/Hainaut.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 26-Jul-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/07/26
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/07/22
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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