WINSCHOTEN : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   St.Vitustoren, "Olle Witte"
   Ned.Herv.Kerk
   Winschoten, Groningen, Netherlands
   LL: N 53.1466, E 7.0327
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*Player:

   Adolph Rots
   E: arots457 @ freeler DOTnl

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   Thursdays 1530-1630

*Remarks:

   G&J carillon, installed by Eijsbouts,
   was stolen in 1943;
   old drum used in new instrument.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 49 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The instrument was enlarged in unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1946, the instrument was begun with 37 bells
       by vanBergen    (except for 1)
     In 1931, a complete instrument was installed
       with 25 bells made by Gillett & Johnston
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
   Year of latest technical information source is 2008
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.

*Links:

WCF photo of the tower

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanBergen bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the final phase of 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.Groningen.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 25-Mar-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/03/14
   and on technical data last updated on 2008/03/14


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