SEURRE : FRANCE - 21

*Location:

   Église St-Martin
   Place de l'Église
   Seurre, Côte-d'Or, France
   LL: N 46.99780, E 5.14556
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Carillonist:

   Philippe Boucomont
   - and -
   Chantal Bégeot
   E: chantal.begeot@orange.fr

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Sundays and holidays; International
   Carillon Festival in August.

*Remarks:

   Space for extension to 4 octaves.
   First carillon destroyed by fire in
   1539; second built in 1742, dismantled
   in 1793.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 47 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 unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1991, the instrument was begun with 35 bells
       with bells made by Paccard     
     In 1742, a complete instrument of an unknown number of bells was installed
       by an unknown maker
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
     Previously, a complete instrument of  8 bells was installed
       by an unknown maker
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 19 meters above ground
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:    %
   Year of latest technical information source is 2018
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Photo of the building

A French-language tourist page about the building has a photo; click "Visiter" for more photos.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all French traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all French traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all French traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all traditional carillons in France.

Index to all tower bell instruments in France/Côte d'Or.

*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)

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