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David Pinnegar

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LISTED HISTORIC ORGAN Grade II* Winston Darlington
« on: July 28, 2016, 12:06:37 PM »
Redundant Pipe Organ -
Unknown c.1860

Methodist Church

Winston, Darlington Co. Durham UK DL2 3RJ

LISTED HISTORIC ORGAN Grade II*

NPOR R00062

2 manuals and pedals

Tracker/Mechanical action throughout

Dimensions:

Width c.9 ft

Depth c.5 ft

Height c.14 ft

Compass 58/29

The organ came from Walworth castle but its
provenance is unknown in spite of extensive research.

The organ is unaltered and in a very playable condition.

The church is to close on September 4th 2016 and the building sold for residential development.

The organ will be available for immediate removal after September 4th.

Department and Stop list

Pedal Key action Tr  Stop action Me  Compass-low C  Compass-high e1  Keys 29

             1 Bourdon 16

Great Key action Tr  Stop action Me  Compass-low C  Compass-high a3  Keys 58

             2 Open Diapason 8
             3 Stopt Diapason Treble 8 metal, fixed tops with chimneys, tuned by
             4 Stopt Diapason Bass 8
             5 Principal 4
             6 Harmonic Flute 4 TC
             7 Fifteenth 2
             8 Mixture II
             9 Clarionet 8 TF

Swell Key action Tr  Stop action Me  Compass-low C  Compass-high a3  Keys 58

Enclosed

             10 Stopt Diapason 8 TC
             11 Keraulphon 8 TC With "hole" in body
             12 Principal 4 TC
             13 Oboe 8 TC
             14 Tremulant

Console

Console type  Attached   Stop type  Drawstop   Label type  Ivory inserts   Label

font  Sans serif caps   Pedalboard  Straight Flat  

No cover; mahogany fittings; scrolled key cheeks; rosewood knobs with plain black
engraving, generally no numerals - though Swell Principal knob profile different
(presumed replacement - has gothic engraving and "4ft"); Swell full compass keys,
but TC ranks with bottom octave playing Gt.StDpBass;

Couplers

Swell to Great
Great to Pedals

Accessories

Hitchdown lever swell pedal [in
mahogany to RH side]

2 combination pedals

Horizontal swell shutters; tuning slides
fitted to metal pipes;

Pedal pipes red-sized;

Buyer responsible for removal
arrangements.

Enquiries, offers and expressions of
interest to the Church Contact please.

Church Contact:

Rev Bev. Hollings
Tel. 01833 638 272
Email:
beverly.hollings@methodist.org.uk

Organ Contact:

David Wilks
Tel. 0113 293 2960
Email: david.wilks57@ntlworld.com

Barrie Davis

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Re: LISTED HISTORIC ORGAN Grade II* Winston Darlington
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2016, 10:27:04 AM »
It is listed on NPOR under Walworth Castle, they say the builder was Gray and Davison, although there is some uncertainty about this.

 


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