ZUTPHEN - W : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Wijnhuistoren
   Groenmarkt (Hanzeroute)
   Zutphen (Zutfen),
     Gelderland, Netherlands
   LL: N 52.14138, E 6.19514
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*Carillonist:

   Gert Oldenbeuving
   H: 575/517 525
   E: G.Oldenbeuving@WorldOnline.nl

*Contact:

   Stichting Vrienden van het Carillon
   Badhuisweg 2
   7201 GN Zutphen
   T: 575 843066
   E: info@wijnhuiscarillon.nl

*Schedule:

   Thu & Sat 1100-1200

*Remarks:

   F. & P. Hemony carillon (their first)
   mostly destroyed by fire in 1920;
   one bell now in C.Museum Asten; another
   is the bourdon.
   Taylor carillon stolen 1943.

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 48 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is up  3 semitone(s)
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   There is one missing bass semitone
   The instrument was enlarged in 2009
     with  1 bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Prior history:
     In 1982, 31 bells were recast or replaced
       by Eijsbouts   
       (31 bells were added in and/or remain from that work.)
     In 1950, the instrument was begun with 47 bells
       by vanBergen   
       (15 bells remain from that work.)
     In 1925, a complete instrument of 36 bells was installed
       by Taylor      
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
     Previously, the instrument was enlarged to 35 bells
       by an unknown maker
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
     Previously, the instrument was enlarged to 32 bells
       by an unknown maker
       (0 bells remain from that work.)
     In 1646, the instrument was begun with 23 bells
       by Hemony      
       (1 bells remain from that work.)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E35   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2012
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

A page about the carillon (in Dutch) recounts the history of the tower and bells.

Photo of the tower (larger version available); bells visible in the cupola above the clock.

The Friends of [this] Carillon have their own Website (in Dutch), with photos, history, etc.

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Hemony bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the second phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the third phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the fourth phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.
Where the fifth phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanBergen bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.
Where the sixth 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 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.Gelderland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 10-Aug-15
   based on textual data last updated on 2015/08/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2012/02/01
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