Church Organ - St Mary - Frampton on Severn, Gloucestershire
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N 51° 45.634 W 002° 22.378
30U E 543274 N 5734593
Quick Description: Church organ in St Mary's church, Frampton on Severn.
Location: South West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/15/2018 1:26:57 AM
Waymark Code: WMY3R6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team GPSaxophone
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Long Description:

Church organ in St Mary's church, Frampton on Severn.

The organ was built in 1866 by JW Walker & Sons.  Costing £209 it is said to be of their best period.  The first person to play this was Hubert Parry.

"Builders

1866           J.W. Walker  London

cost £209 5s 6d; see K00352 for earlier barrel organ;

1870           J.W. Walker and Sons

Walker's records state "taken down and stowed away in some neighbouring
premises during a restoration of the church"
(and subsequently re-instated -Ed.);

1931           Liddiatt & Sons  Leonard Stanley, Glos

Pneumatic action

Cases        
Position  S chancel aisle  Type  Pipe Rack

Wooden doors

Department and Stop list

Pedal Key action   Stop action   Compass-low C  Compass-high f1  Keys 30
             1 Bourdon 16  
 
Great Key action   Stop action   Compass-low C  Compass-high a3  Keys 58
             2 Open Diapason 8  
             3 Dulciana 8 TC, grooved
             4 Clarabella 8  
             5 Principal 4  
             6 Flute 4  
             7 Gamba 2  
 
Swell Key action   Stop action   Compass-low C  Compass-high a3  Keys 58 Enclosed
             8 Open Diapason 8  
             9 Stop Diapason 8 TC, grooved
             10 Keraulophon 8 TC, grooved
             11 Celeste 8 TC
             12 Principal 4  
             13 Mixture II 12.15
             14 Oboe 8  

Console

Console type  Flat jambs   Stop type  drawstop   Label font  Block letters   Pedalboard  straight  

Couplers

Swell to Pedal

Swell to Great

Great to Pedal

Details

Blowing Electric/Hand  

Accessories

Balanced Swell pedal
2 composition buttons to each manual"

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