BOXMEER : NETHERLANDS

*Location:

   Raadhuistoren
   Raadhuisplein at Steenstraat
   Boxmeer, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
   LL: N 51.64881, E 5.94702
*Former location (1960-2010):
   Oude Gemeentehuis
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Carillonist:

   Jos Van Rooy

*Contact:

   (unknown)

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Traditional carillon of 36 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The instrument was enlarged in 2010
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   Prior history:
     In 1960, the instrument was begun with 25 bells
       with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details: 
     Height of console:                 (unknown)
     Height of lowest level of bells:   (unknown)
     Height of highest level of bells:  (unknown)
     Belfry openness:  99%
   Year of latest technical information source is 2020
Additional information on the technical history of this instrument can be found in a database printout.
*Links:

Photo

Photo of the bells (36) in place; no action is visible.

Ditto, 23

News article (10Fe'10) on completion of the carillon, with photo of one rack of bells being hoisted into place.

Photo of the former gemeentehuis, with 23? bells on the front of the tower

Where the initial phase of this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, 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 tower bell instruments in NL/Noord-Brabant.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 27-Mar-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/03/26
   and on technical data last updated on 2021/03/26
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

[TowerBells Home Page] [Site data top page] [Credits and Disclaimers] [Feedback]

Please send comments or questions about this page to csz_stl@swbell.net.