Recent Grade I Listings

 



St Paul, Halliwell, Bolton

Sarah Renn 1848                                            

Listed Grade I   September 2021

The largest surviving instrument from the firm of Samuel Renn, in his relatively conservative style and almost unaltered. Built after his death by Kirkland and Jardine before they started their own firm.  

Great:  Double Diapason, Open Diapason, Stopped Diapason, Principal, Twelfth, Fifteenth, Mixture, Trumpet  

Swell:  Tenoroon, Open Diapason, Stopped Diapason, Principal, Fifteenth, Cornopean, Hautboy, Clarion 

Pedal:  Grand Pedal Diapason, Bourdon

Further details can be found in record N10666 on the National Pipe Organ Register




St Philip, Rock, Northumberland

 

Gray & Davison 1881. Given by Robert Bosanquet of Rock Manor.

A very significant organ, both historically and musically, and of significance to the national heritage. It is intrinsically to linked to the aisle in which it is housed, believed to have been commissioned specifically for the instrument. Unusually, the front pipes (including the 16ft) are of polished tin metal. The seat is fitted with a moving backrest to operate the shutters of the swellbox. 

Listed Grade I January 2022        

Great Bourdon, Open DIapason, Stop'd Diapason, Principal, Harmonic FluteI

Swell Open Diapason, Dulciana, Suabe Flute, Fifteenth, Contra Fagotto, Cornopean, Clarion 

Choir Clarabella, Gamba, Lieblich Flute, Clarinet

Pedal Open Diapason, Grand Bourdon, Sub Bourdon, Principal, Bass Flute

Further details can be found in record N04159 on the National Pipe Organ Register




All Saints', Ledsham,Yorkshire 

 

Abbott, Leeds,  1881

A rare survivor from the worksop of Isaac Abbott (trained with Hill but inflenced by Schulze). It has an ingenious layout and a remarkable Gothic case.  

Listed Grade I   June 2020

Great:  Lieblich Gedact (16), Open Diapason, Hohlflute, Dulciana, Octave, Flauto Traverso, Mixture

Swell:  Geigen Principal, Gedact, Viol di Gamba, Voix Celeste, Gedact Flute, Oboe

Pedal:  Bourdon

Further details can be found in record E00562 on the National Pipe Organ Register




Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square, London

 

John Compton, London, 1937

Five manuals and 17 ranks. 206 stop-keys

A significant instrument of its type, of cultural and historic importance, in original condition and in its original location.

Listed Grade I   October 2017

Further details can be found in record N18252 on the National Pipe Organ Register

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Brinkburn Priory, Northumberland

 

Hill & Son 1867

A notable late example of William Hill’s work with original pipework, mechanism and case.

Listed Grade I          June 2020

Great:  Bourdon, Open Diapason, Stopped Diapason, Dulciana, Principal, Wald Flute, Twelfth, Fifteenth, Mixture

Swell:  Open Diapason, Stopped Diapason, Principal, Trumpet, Oboe

Pedal:  Open Diapason, Bourdon

Further details can be found in record D00516 on the National Pipe Organ Register

 

                                                                               




St Columba, Largs, Ayrshire

 

Henry Willis 1892

A superb Father Willis with original action and an expansive tonal scheme

Listed Grade I  September 2018

Great:  Double Open Diapason, Open Diapason, Clarabella, Dulciana, Principal, Flute Harmonique, Fifteenth, Mixture, Trumpet, Clarinet.

Swell:  Lieblich Bourdon, Viola, Lieblich Flote, Salicional, Vox Angelica, Octave Viola, Mixture, Horn, Hautboy.

Pedal:  Open Diapason, Violone, Bourdon, Octave Wood, Trombone.

Further details can be found in record N18113 on the National Pipe Organ Register

 

 

                                                                               




St Matthew & St James, Mossley Hill

 

Originally by Henry Willis 1874

Only the outstanding and imposing case by Paley & Austin is listed.

 

Listed Grade I  September 2018

 

The stop-list can be found in record G00786 on the National Pipe Organ Register

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strumpshaw Hall Museum, Norwich, Norfolk

Christie, 1935

17 ranks

A rare, complete, and late example of a Christie theatre organ, fully illustrative of the high level of sophistication achieved in this genre, and retaining original action. Probably the largest playable example. Made by Hill Norman & Beard at the instance of John Christie of Glyndebourne and named after him.

Listed Grade I  

June 2021

 

 

 

                                                                               


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