Église St-Médard
   Rue de l'Église at Rue des Forges
   Hombleux, Somme, France
   LL: N 49.73871, E 2.98647
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   Jean Reuet
   16 rue des forges
   80400 Hombleux
   T: 23 81 30 89
   - or -
   Jean-Paul Cuvilly
   80400 Hombleux
   T: 23 81 06 49


   Autoplay at the hour, 0700-2100;
   clock & drum by L.Terraillon.


   Added semitones are flat 7th in bass
   octave plus minor 3d, sharp 4th and
   minor 6th in treble half-octave.
   Renovated in 1978

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 16 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the middle octave
   Transposition is nil (concert pitch)
   Keyboard range:     G D#  /    C E  3
   There are four added semitones
   The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown
   The whole instrument was installed in 1931
     with bells made by Paccard      
   Auxiliary mechanisms: M     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992

The GCF page about this carillon has a description and two small photos, which cannot be enlarged.

The French Wikipedia article about the town mentions the church.

Photo of the church

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in France/Nord.

   This page was built from the database on  9-Feb-24
   based on textual data last updated on 2024/01/23
   and on technical data last updated on 2024/01/23

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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