Tour de l'ancienne Abbaye Grand Place Saint-Amand-les-Eaux, 59 Nord, France LL: N 50.44914, E 3.42872
Françoise Delesalle, carillonneur 120 chemin de l'Empire 59230 St-Amand-les-Eaux T: 27 21 60 01 or 27 48 53 92 - and - Gilles Lerouge, carillonneur route de Roubaix 59230 Saint-Amand-les-Eaux T: 27 27 86 56 -and- Bernard Michel, carillonneur 155 rue Gabrielle Bouveur 59130 Lambersart T: 20 09 66 06
le SI, tel. 27 27 85 00 - or - le Musée, tel. 27 48 67 09
Daily 1200-1230; also Saturdays 1700- 1800 and Sundays 1800-1900 from June to September.
Original carillon by Barbieux, Tournai, 1784-5; Michiels supplied 9 bells and new keyboard in 1922 or 1931 (reports conflict); renovated by Paccard in 1949-50 (40 bells date from this time); Cornille-Havard supplied 1 in 1984. Also a bourdon, "Amanda", 1640, 4650 kg, not connected to carillon.
Traditional carillon of 48 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is up 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: C C / C G There is one missing bass semitone The instrument was enlarged in 1984 by the maker cited in Remarks above Prior history: In 1950, 40 bells were recast or replaced with bells made by Paccard (40 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1931, the instrument was enlarged to 47 bells by Michiels (2 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.) In 1784, the instrument was begun with 38 bells by the maker cited in Remarks above (4 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2007
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