LESTREM : FRANCE - 62

*Location:

   Église Saint-Amé
   Place du 11 Novembre
   Lestrem, Pas-de-Calais, France
   LL: N 50.62283, E 2.68450
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City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Autoplay quarters, 0800-2000

*Remarks:

   11 by Georges Farnier, 1921; 2 largest
   by Charles Wauthy, 1928-29

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 13 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1929
     with bells made by Wauthy      
   Prior history:
     In 1921, the instrument was begun with 11 bells
       with bells made by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The ARPAC page about these bells has a detailed inventory.

Photo of the tower

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 Wauthy 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/Pas-de-Calais.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 11-May-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/04/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/05/07
*Photos:

(none available)

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