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The bells are placed at a height of 23.5 metres (925 inches (9+2+5=16). Sixteen is The Tower in the Tarot, the biblical Tower of Babel. In freemasonry the Tower of Babel figures in the 21st degree of the Ancient and Accepted Rite and in one of the degrees appended to the Order of the Knights Templar Priests.
The government claims that the bells will be hung at this height to reflect their original position at St Martin's but the church has hung its new bells a stage lower to improve their performance. (But then it could have something to do with the temperature-for bells read balls- reversed symbolism?)
The 7-storey tower pierces the sky at 82.5 metres (3247 inches 3+2+4+7=16). Maybe the bell tower should be renamed the Tower of Babel.
Around the base of the octagonal bell tower is a set of 3 rounded copper sails. Copper is a sacred metal, a symbol of the sun, that is to say Osiris/Horus.