LEIGH-ON-SEA : ENGLAND -ES

*Location:

   Our Lady of Lourdes & St.Joseph (RC)
   Leigh Road at Cliffsea Grove
   Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England
   OS Ref. TQ 853 861
   LL: N 51.54318, E 0.66409
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*Contact:

   The Priest's House
   1 Cliffsea Grove
   Leigh-on-Sea, Essex  SS9 1NG
   T: (01702) 478078   F: (01702) 475285
   E: admin@leighonseaparish.plus.com
   E: leighonsea@dioceseofbrentwood.org
      parishpriest@leighonseaparish.plus.com

*Schedule:

   Clock chimes hours and quarters on
   heaviest five bells (Lourdes tune).

*Remarks:

   All bells hung for swing-chiming,
   Continental style, originally by rope but
   now by motor.

*Technical data:

   Chime-sized instrument with action described in Remarks above of  8 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is F# in the middle octave
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are no added semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 1926
     with bells made by Paccard     
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005

*Links:

The church Website has a page about the bells, with a photo of the tower, under Church Tour.  In the same place is an Outside page, with 5 photos of the tower among the several available in 3 panels.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Paccard bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all British Isles chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all British Isles chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all British Isles chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in England.

*Status:

   This page was built from the database on 22-Jun-08
   based on textual data last updated on 2008/06/05
   and on technical data last updated on 2005/07/15


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