POLIGNY : FRANCE - 39

*Location:

   Collégiale Saint-Hippolyte
   Rue de Collège
     at Rue Pidoux de la Madière
   Poligny, Jura, France
   LL: N 46.83748, E 5.71046
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Player:

   Abbé Sage

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Religious holidays

*Remarks:

   May include some bells from 1893.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of 16 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 1954
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Prior history:
     In 1878, the instrument was begun with an unknown number of bells
       with bells made by an unknown maker
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1992
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

The French Wikipdia article about the building has two photos of its tower, but says nothing about any bells.

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/Jura.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  5-May-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/05/01
   and on technical data last updated on 1993/07/25
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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