BAILLEUL : FRANCE - 59

*Location:

   Beffroi
   Hôtel de Ville
   Bailleul (Belle), 59 Nord, France
   LL: N 50.73972, E 2.73433
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*Carillonist:

   Stéphane Deheegher, mairie de Bailleul,
     carillonneur
   T: 28 49 18 11
   E: sdeheegher/@/ ville-bailleul DOTfr
*Past carillonneur:
   Albert Vanneuville

*Contact:

   Office du Tourisme
   T: 28 49 18 17

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Old bells by Bernard, Lorraine,
   destroyed 23 March 1918.
   Also reported as 36 bells.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F  in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----35/    ----16
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1932
     with bells made by Michiels    
   Prior history:
     In 1717, a complete instrument of 32 bells was installed
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2017
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The French Wikipedia article about the building has current and historical photos of the tower, but only one sentence about the carillon.

The ARPAC Website presents much more detail than we can here, though it is all in French.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of miscellaneous bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Michiels bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all traditional carillons in France.

Index to all tower bell instruments in France/Nord.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 20-Sep-18
   based on textual data last updated on 2018/09/10
   and on technical data last updated on 2018/09/10
*Photos:

(none available)

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