Bathmen, Overijssel, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.25041, E 6.28552
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   Bauke Reitsma
   E: baukereitsma/@/xmsnet DOTnl
*Former carillonist:
   2008-20 Jan Willem Achterkamp


   Kerkplein 3
   7437 AL  Bathmen
   - or -
   Harry ter Horst
   Vegerinkskamp 38b
   7437 GA  Bathmen
   T: 0570543026
   E: info/@/bathmensebeiaard DOTnl




   Cast to Hemony profile, with mean-tone
   tuning in harmony with swinging bell
   of the church.
   Keyboard omits treble E-flat;
   sub-bourdon (one of the swinging bells)
   is at pedal B-flat position.
   Tower clock by Eijsbouts, 1908,
   restored in 2008 for display only.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 28 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is F# in the treble octave
   Transposition is up 18 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C F*27/(C )C D   
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2008
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E27   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2015

The Website of the carillon association (in Dutch) has an extensive description of how the carillon was designed and placed within the tower, plus photos of the building, bells and keyboard.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all traditional carillons in Netherlands.

Index to all tower bell instruments in NL/Overijssel.

   This page was built from the database on 17-Apr-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/04/15
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/03/21

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