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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City locator maps and gazetteer page (County is wrong; other data are correct.)




   The Priest's House
   1 Cliffsea Grove
   Leigh-on-Sea, Essex  SS9 1NG
   T: (01702) 478078   F: (01702) 475285
   E: office/@/lourdesleigh DOTorg


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


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

*Technical data:

   Motor-swung peal 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     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2005

The parish Website opens with a large photo of the building, which is the only image in the 12-minute video.  There seems to be no information about the building or the bells.

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.

   This page was built from the database on 14-Dec-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/12/12
   and on technical data last updated on 2020/12/13

(none available)

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