Klokketårnet (Bell Tower)
   Tårngade at Tårnstræde
   Fåborg (Faaborg),
     Fyn (I. & Amt), Denmark
   LL: N 55.09506, E 10.24262
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page


   Bo Taysen Lerche
   E: btlerche/@/stofanet DOTdk
*Past Carillonneur:
   Lis Christoffersen


   T: 62 61 04 78


   Tower open to visitors, mid-June to
   mid-August, weekdays 1100-1615,
   weekends 1000-1300 (admission fee).


   Tower originally part of Sct.Nicolai
   Installation by Jermin Larsen, Odense,
   who also supplied the clock which
   strikes two old bells in lower belfry.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 38 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is B  in the middle octave
   Transposition is up 11 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C D#  /    C --  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1960
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1973

A Waymarking page for these bells has 5 photos.

An artist's page has a colored drawing of the tower.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all traditional carillons in DK.

Index to all tower bell instruments in DK/Fyn.

   This page was built from the database on 10-Aug-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/08/02

(none available)

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