OUDE TONGE : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Ned.Herv.Kerk Toren
   Kerkring
   Oude Tonge, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.69088, E 4.21241
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*Contact:

   Hervormde Gemeente Oude Tonge
   Capelleweg 16
   3255 LB  Oude Tonge
   T: 0187 663061
   E: beheerder/@/hervormdeoudetonge DOTnl

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Oude Tonge was a separate town until
   1966, then part of the municipality
   Oostflakkee until 2013, now part of
   Goeree-Overflakkee.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the itty-bitty octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   There are no missing bass semitones
   The instrument was enlarged in 1973
     with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1972, the instrument was begun with 21 bells
       with bells made by Eijsbouts   
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1973
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Photos of the church

The Dutch Reliwiki page about this church has a paragraph about the tower but does not mention any bells.

The church Website has photos of the building, but a history page does not mention any bells.

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 30-Nov-19
   based on textual data last updated on 2019/11/01
   and on technical data last updated on 1992/07/07
*Photos:

(none available)

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