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Wigton Pipe Organs (Opus 14R, 1985ca.)

Location:

St. John's Episcopal
Chester, VA 23831 US
Organ ID: 2725

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 19 ranks. 2 manuals. 15 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 15
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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 a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 25, 2005:

On-line update from David K. Wigton -- Half-draw stops on Great and Swell

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

Database Manager on September 25, 2005:

On-line update from David K. Wigton -- Half-draw stops on Great and Swell

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was S. S. Hamill (c. 1885).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From unknown location; via St. Anthony's R. C., Cambridge, MA. Rebuild and enlargement.

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

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary Interior and Chancel: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2011-03-14

Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2011-03-14

Organ Case: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2011-03-14

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2011-03-14

Drawknobs (Left): Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2011-03-14

Drawknobs (Right): Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2011-03-14

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