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Lakenhalle en Belfort

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Identification

Lakenhalle en Belfort
Cloth Hall and Belfry
256235

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Structure in General

building with towers
existing [completed]
masonry
brick
sandstone
applied masonry
light yellow dark red
gothic

Usages

museum

Facts

  • The Belgian government considered this Cloth Hall with Belfry in 1938 an official monument.
  • The current carillon inaugurated in 1965 has 50 bells and a weight of exactly 3678 kg.
  • Most recent renovations of this building occurred in 1880 and at the beginning of the current century.
  • When this was completed it served as the city hall.
  • The building was almost completely destroyed by a fire in 1512.
  • After the building was reconstructed, it served as a cloth hall.
  • Around the period 1541-1551 a first carillon was mounted in the belfry tower.

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Location

Grote Markt
2200
Herentals
Flemish Region
Belgium

Technical Data

114.83 ft
1430
1534

Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
  • National landmark
  • UNESCO landmark
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