Lower Basildon – St Bartholomew


Ring of 4 bells (10 cwt / ~500kg) in key of G.


OS map ref. SU 612793 (map 175)
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Ground floor ring.

Service ringing

No regular services – redundant church.

Practice ringing

No regular practice – redundant church.

Belfry fittings

The canons have been removed from the 3rd and 4th bells.

No. Weight  cwt qr lb Note Date Cast Founder
1 5-0-14 C 1876 Mears & Stainbank
2 5-2-25 B 1876 Mears & Stainbank
3 7-0-0 A 1665 Henry Knight II
4 10-0-0 G 1621 Henry Knight I


The churchyard contains at least two gravestones of note – that of Jethro Tull, and another of two children who tragically drowned in the Thames.