St.Leonard's Parish Church Lexden Road at Church Lane Lexden, Essex, England OS Ref. TL 971 251 LL: N 51.88958, E 0.86320
Dave Humphrey, Keeper of the Bells E: davehump @ uk2 DOTnet (and other members of the parish)
St.Leonard's Church Church Lane Lexden, Colchester T: 575966 [Rector] E: alj @ stleonardslexden DOTorg DOTuk - or - Colin Hetherington, Churchwarden E: colinandjill @ waitrose DOTcom
Pitch range given below - keyboard notes unknown. Clock hammers instead of clappers, striking when keys are released. Also an undated clock bell, judged to have been cast about 1300 AD.
Traditional chime (chimestand) of 11 bells Pitch of heaviest bell (excluding sub-bourdon) is A# in the treble octave Transposition is up one octave Keyboard range: (F) A#D / NONE There are no added semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1901 with bells made by Taylor Year of latest technical information source is 2007
Photo gallery of the chimestand, transmission and bells.
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor 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 11-Feb-08 based on textual data last updated on 2008/01/09 and on technical data last updated on 2008/01/09
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