Le Grand Hôtel (east building)
   Route des Bains
     Pyrénées Orientales, France
   LL: N 42.64616, E 2.38715
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   Le Grand Hôtel
   Rte des Bains
   66500 Molitg-les-Bains
   T: (0)4 68 05 44 40
   E: molitglesbains/@/chainethermale DOTfr




   14 bells in roof-edge bellcote; 15th
   presumed to be hour bell, below.
   Acquired by friends of Pablo Casals,
   who often stayed here.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 15 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 2007
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Auxiliary mechanisms: H     
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  95%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020

The hotel Website (in English and French) opens with a large aerial view, in which the large roof-edge bellcote can be seen on the white building at the right end of the hotel complex.

A tourism page has a photo of the building complex and a paragraph about the origin of the bells.

Photo page from Carillon Center (Japan)

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, 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/Pyrénées Orientales.

   This page was built from the database on 23-Jul-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/07/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2023/07/21

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