Sint-Niklaaskerk (St.Nicolaï Church) Kerkstraat at Korte Mooiestraat Mesen (Messines), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium LL: N 50.76416, E 2.89922
The town is on the border between Flanders and Wallonia; the church is in the Wallonian sector. An ancient chime was seized in 1793 to make cannons. Dedicated 1 June 1996, with 53 bells; sequence of post-1991 additions not known; incorporates 3 existing swinging bells.
Electric-keyboard carillon of 61 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D in the middle octave Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown. The instrument was enlarged in 2002 with bells made by Eijsbouts Prior history: In 1991, the instrument was enlarged to 37 bells by Eijsbouts In 1988, the instrument was enlarged to 20 bells by Eijsbouts In 1986, the instrument was begun with 14 bells with bells made by Eijsbouts In 17xx, a complete instrument of 15 bells was installed with bells made by an unknown maker (0 bells remain from that work.) Auxiliary mechanisms: E Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2020
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