Dove's Guide for Church Bell Ringers
S Martin of Tours, Basildon Bell Tower, Basildon, Essex
Place Basildon, Basildon Bell Tower
S Martin of Tours
Grid Ref TQ702886
Lat, Long 51.57061, 0.45521Locate using Google Map or OS Map or OpenStreetMap
Postcode SS14 1DX
SatNav A suggested SatNav destination for this tower is at 51.57114, 0.45504
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Lieutenancy area Essex
Country England
Diocese Chelmsford
Church Church of England
Rings 8, tenor 11-2-24 in GSee below
Frames 1See below
URL http://www.stmartinsbasildon.co.uk/
Affiliation Essex Association
Ring of 8, tenor 11-2-24 in G
TowerBase 6087View Felstead peals
Bells 8Edit details
Tenor 11-2-24 (1312 lb or 595 kg) in G (785.0Hz)
Practice Wed
Additional information Detached tower
Bell Weight Nominal Note Diameter Dated Founder Canons Turning
1 4-0-25 1569.5 G 25.50" 1997 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
2 4-2-19 1480.5 F♯ 26.75" 1997 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
3 5-0-20 1320.5 E 29.00" 1803 Thomas I Mears R 8
4 5-1-14 1176.0 D 30.00" 1803 Thomas I Mears R 8
5 5-1-4 1046.0 C 30.75" c1440† Joanna (or Johanna) Hille Y 8
6 6-2-18 986.0 B 33.50" 1983 Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd F N
7 7-3-16 880.0 A 35.75" 1701 Henry Pleasant R 8
8 11-2-24 785.0 G 40.00" c1440† Joanna (or Johanna) Hille Y 8
Unused 4cwt 27.25" c1499† (unidentified) Y N
Frame Bells Year Material Maker Truss Layout
1 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 c1997 Steel Whitechapel Bell Foundry Ltd Radial