National Monument to the Mobilization Invalids of World War I
Garden Klokkengieterijmuseum (vanBergen Bellfoundry Museum) Provincialeweg at Geuzenstraat Heiligerlee, Groningen, Netherlands LL: N 53.15611, E 7.00787*Former location (1985-87):
Aardenburg, Zeeland, Netherlands*Original location (1964-85):
Klokkestoel bij Huize Merelhof Torenstraat Drachten, Friesland, Netherlands (then listed as DRACHTEN - HM)
Klokkengieterijmuseum Provincialeweg 46 9677 PD Heiligerlee T/F: 0597 41 81 99 E: info/@/museaheiligerlee DOTnl
No regular schedule of live play; automatic at the hour while the museum is open (most afternoons, Apr-Oct; full schedule on Website).
5 basses below cabin; bells cast in 1965 (17), 1967 (1) and 1968 (31) - the last large carillon by Van Bergen. See also under 'Former carillons' below.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is up 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: G D 44/ C G There are two missing bass semitones The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown The whole instrument was installed in 1987 with bells made by vanBergen Auxiliary mechanisms: E30 Tower details: Height of console: 3 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 2 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 6 meters above ground Belfry openness: 98% Year of latest technical information source is 2008*Links:
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