Five Generations of Clockmakers & Blacksmiths · Yeregui Elkartea
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SAN MIGUEL DE ARTADI CLOCK

From 1901

This clock was built in 1901 for the San Miguel de Artadi Church, in Zumaia.

The clock’s inscription reads “Built by Benito Yeregui in Usurbil, being parish priest Mr. Rosendo Recondo, Nº 59 Year 1901

Machine’s time

MT = (FW x SW x EW) x 2 / (PS x PE)

MT = 3,173.33 oscillations per hour. Each escape wheel swing is equivalent to 1.134454 sec.

Wheels

Main wheels, Movement and y Chiming wheels, made in bronze; Escape wheel, with 34 teeth and anchor, of rest

Weights

Original weights are unknown. Currently, the movement driving weight is about 40 kilogrames, and the chiming weight about 40 kilogrames.

Pendulum Control

Engines used to rise the suspended driving and chiming weights are Flux type. Lineal engine for the pendulum control, Pendulum Magnet.

Reloj Egiarreta construido por José Francisco Yeregui Zabaleta

José Francisco Yeregui Zabaleta

1760-1834

The “Yeregui” dynasty as Clockmakers-Blacksmiths started with Jose Francisco, born in Leitza. Jose Francisco, carpenter at that time, built a wooden clock which he displayed during a fair in the city of Pamplona, in Navarra.

relojero Benito Yeregui

Benito Yeregui Goldaracena

1843-1912

During his years as a Blacksmith-Clockmaker, he built up to 80 clocks, according to the records. One of his main proyects is San Miguel of Artadi Clock built in 1901 and you can still see it at Zumaia’s Lighthouse Promenade.

Andres

Andrés Yeregui Eraso

1884-1975

Known as the Old Blacksmith and considered a living archive on Betelu burg’s. history. Among the clocks built by Andrés, the clocks of Izurdiaga, Igoa and Latasa are to be highlighted.

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YEREGUI ELKARTEA

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Agradecimiento especial a todas aquellas personas que dedicáis vuestro tiempo y entrega desinteresada a contribuir en la memoria histórica de los Yereguitarrak, entre todos formamos Yeregui Elkartea. Eskerrik asko Jorge Murgiondo por las imágenes cedidas para la creación de este sitio web.

Julio Beobide 15
Zumaia 20750 · Basque Country
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