't Klockhuys (The Bell House)
   Lange Geldersekade
   Dordrecht, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.81431, E 4.65970
*Former location (1977-2009):
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   Paul de Kok


   Ringing by appointment only


   Bells carry additional weights
   to increase rotational insertia.
   Ground floor ringing room also contains
   a carillon practice keyboard,
   possibly for the adjacent Grote Kerk.

*Technical data:

   Ring of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is G  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ROPE  /    NONE  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2009
     with bells made by vanBergen in 1977
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details: 
     Height of ringing room:             0 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 2019

YouTube video (2:25) of the bells

Dove's Guide page about these bells

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

Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by pitch of largest bell.
Ranking among all Netherlands chimes by year of completion.

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

   This page was built from the database on  7-Nov-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/10/22
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/10/22

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Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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