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Church Organ - St Andrew - Denton, Lincolnshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 52.994 W 000° 42.914
30U E 653734 N 5861725
Quick Description: Church organ in St Andrew's church, Denton.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/1/2019 2:13:48 PM
Waymark Code: WM10AE8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team GPSaxophone
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Long Description:

Church organ in St Andrew's church, Denton.

"Historic Organ Certificate awarded 1998 Grade=UngradedHOC


1887           T.C. Lewis

New organ, job 396 (Completed 1888 Job. 458);
presented by Colonel Alfred Welby; cost £600 (CD)
Lewis' accounts total £462(TOrg); Details in Lewis' shopbook no.1 Register C
for 1886-92 and account book 1. Aug 1883-Jun 1896 p.193 (ref. no. 294);
see E01121 for earlier organ;

1950           Unknown

Electric blower added;

1976-7         Cousans(?)  Lincoln

overhauled, radiating concave pedalboard installed;


          J. F. Bentley

case supposedly in imitation of the case at Old Radnor;
Spotted metal pipework

Department and Stop list

Pedal Key action Tracker  Stop action Mechanical  Compass-low   Compass-high   Keys 
             1 Sub Bass 16  
Great Key action Tracker  Stop action Mechanical  Compass-low C  Compass-high g3  Keys 56
             2 Open Diapason 8 for job 442
             3 Lieblich Gedact 8 for job 442
             4 Salicional 8 for 442, C-F# from LG
             5 Octave 4 for job 442
Swell Key action Tracker  Stop action Mechanical  Compass-low C  Compass-high g3  Keys 56 Enclosed
             6 Geigen Principal 8 see note 1
             7 Rohr Flöte 8 for job 442
             8 Geigen Principal 4 for job 442
             9 Oboe 8  


Pedalboard  radiating concave  

Flat jambs


Swell to Pedal

Swell to Great

Great to Pedal


lever swell pedal

Further information

A.G. Hoar collection 1727
'very fine quality in every way' (RWP)
Note 1: Swell Geigen Principal described in Lewis' job book as:-
"gamut g" "C-B from Rohr Flöte, otherwise stop proceeds as open metal from
Tenor C";
Note 2: Lewis' job book shows the following swell stops as "prepared for":-
Vox Angelica 8
Voix Celestes 8
These were never added, and there is no space on the chest for them (TOrg);
The Organ no.335 Feb-Apr 2006 pp.2-7;


1970-97 RWP OSD 1965
'1848' organ incorporated; more details added;
2006 TOrg further info. on original build; earlier organ removed to new survey;
1952 & 1976-7 work noted; pedalboard noted; stop notes added and CD "Geigan
Octave" on swell corrected (as noted by RWP); "prepared for" stops noted;
The Organ no.335 Feb-Apr 2006 pp.2-7;"

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