[Bell Historians] Basildon

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Wed Sep 30 10:43:32 BST 2009

The fence was added later, the glass is supposed to withstand a car being driven at it at 30mph, but the local vandals still managed to damage the door, so hence the fence!

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Andrew Aspland 
  To: bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com 
  Sent: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 10:31 AM
  Subject: RE: [Bell Historians] Basildon

  Nice fence round the base - is that like putting a fence round the civic christmas tree - to stop the yobs climbing it and nicking the light bulbs?
    -----Original Message-----
    From: bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com [mailto:bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of Brian Meldon
    Sent: 30 September 2009 10:11
    To: bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com
    Subject: Re: [Bell Historians] Basildon

    There must be several towers where the bells are partly visible from the ground. Hear at Canewdon for example two or three of the bells can be seen ringing through the glazed windows of the new bell chamber. This is particularly noticeable at night when the lights inside the tower are on. 
    Basildon at night is however visually stunning:



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