BERKEL - RH : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Klokkenlint (Bell Ribbon)
   Along Kerkstraat, Herenstraat,
     Centrumpassage, Westerplein,
     Westersingel, Gemeentewert,
     Romenpad to Meerweg
   Berkel en Rodenrijs,
     Lansingerland,
       Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.99341, E 4.47795 (east end)
   LL: N 51.99930, E 4.45858 (west end)
*Former location (23 bells, 1976-2003):
   Klokkestoel
   Raadhuis
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Contact:

   De Historische Vereniging Berkel &
     Rodenrijs
   E: theaburg@hotmail.nl

*Schedule:

   Silent at last report.  Intended to
   pick up last note of the melody of the
   nearby automatic carillon (BERKEL - C),
   playing a special composition back &
   forth along the streets, ending with
   the strike of 12 o'clock by the hour
   bell of the N.H.Kerk in center of town.

*Remarks:

   Bells hung singly on light poles along
   the streets and walks named above;
   probably has multiple bells per note.
   The municipality of Lansingerland was
   formed 1 Jan 2007 from the merger of
   this town with two others.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 53 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     NONE  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and/or semitones
     is non-standard; see Remarks above.
   The instrument was enlarged in 2003
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1976, the instrument was begun with 23 bells
       with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in NL/Zuid-Holland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  9-Apr-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/04/08
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/03/26
*Photos:

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