Unknown Builder (1750 ca.)

Location:

William & Mary College
Williamsburg, VA 23185 US
Wren Chapel; gallery
Organ ID: 2170

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on September 29, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 6 ranks. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 6 stops. 6 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Unknown Builder
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 6
  • Registers: 6
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on September 29, 2022.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Builder's Nameplate: Possibly Bridge, Richard ?

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

18th century rebuild by Snetzler?

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Website of Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, which manages a historical organ recital series in the Wren Chapel: Open In New Tab Original document from Justin Oei. Originally published 2020-02-03
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chapel interior with organ in gallery: Photograph by David M. Storey, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-09-29

Organ in rear gallery [cropped & enlarged]: Photograph by David M. Storey, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2022-09-29

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