Clocher Eglise Notre Dame - Cholet,France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege
N 47° 03.663 W 000° 52.890
30T E 660874 N 5214126
Quick Description: a very beautiful church in the streets of the city center. une tres belle eglise dans les rue du centre ville.
Location: Pays de la Loire, France
Date Posted: 11/21/2020 10:08:14 AM
Waymark Code: WM13E6G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11
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Long Description:
En Wikipedia source:
Since 1885, four bells located in the north belfry have made up the Notre-Dame carillon:

Marie-Joseph, a 1500 kg bumblebee - baptized in 1848 with Aimé Bonnet as godfather and Mme Moricet as godmother - who gives C sharp;
Agathe, weighing 1,200 kg - baptized in 1847 with Bernard Vallée as godfather and Mlle Agathe Bonnet as godmother - who gives the D sharp;
Magdeleine, 750 kg, melted in 1837, sounds the Angelus in mi;
Henriette, melted in 1837, gives the G sharp.

These four bells give the notes corresponding to those of the third octave of the piano.

Fr source Wikipedia :
Depuis 1885, quatre cloches situées dans le beffroi nord composent le carillon de Notre-Dame :

Marie-Joseph, un bourdon de 1 500 kg — baptisé en 1848 avec pour parrain Aimé Bonnet et pour marraine Mme Moricet — qui donne le do dièse ;
Agathe, d'un poids de 1 200 kg — baptisée en 1847 avec pour parrain Bernard Vallée et pour marraine Mlle Agathe Bonnet — qui donne le ré dièse ;
Magdeleine, de 750 kg, fondue en 1837, sonne l'Angélus en mi ;
Henriette, fondue en 1837, donne le sol dièse.

Ces quatre cloches donnent les notes correspondant à celles de la troisième octave du piano.

Office de tourisme
Address of Tower:
place Notre Dame
Cholet, Pays de Loire France

Still Operational: yes

Number of bells in tower?: 4

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Tours or visits allowed in tower?: Unknown

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