Collégiale Saint-Piat Boulevard Joseph Hentges (Hwy.D925) at Ruelle de Clochettes Seclin, 59 Nord, France LL: N 50.55052, E 3.03043
Jean-Francis Mulier, carillonneur 9, boulevard Hentges 59113 Seclin T: 20 90 00 02
Monday 1100-1200 (market day); also principal holidays. Quarter-hour tunes from the drum.
The only English-made carillon in France; clavier and drum by Somers, Mechelen; 4 basses in lower bellchamber. Renovated in 1978. Tower also contains 3 surviving clock bells from 5 installed 1596-7, made in Douai. Three heavy bells added in 1824 made a "small carillon", which was mostly destroyed in 1917.
Traditional carillon of 42 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is F# in the middle octave Transposition is up 6 semitone(s) Keyboard range: --F 38/(G) C G There is one missing bass semitone The whole instrument was installed in 1932 with bells made by Gillett & Johnston Prior history: In 1824, a complete instrument of 8 bells was installed by an unknown maker (0 bells remain from that work.) No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details not available Year of latest technical information source is 2008
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