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Tollington Park

St Mark's Church

1849 & 1879 Gray & Davison

 


St Mark's Church, Tollington Park , Islington, London

Gray & Davison 1849 & 1879   Listed Grade II*  

Originally placed at the west end of the church, the instrument was moved to its present position about 140 years ago, when the Choir organ was added.  Since then it has remained unaltered as a prime example of its maker's work. The organ is not currently playable as the bellows has failed. The parish has applied for a faculty for disposal. 

Further details of this organ can be found in record N16847 on the National Pipe Organ Register

Added to the At Risk register June 2019

 

 

 


St Mary, Edge Hill, Liverpool

Bewsher & Fleetwood


St Mary, Edge Hill,Liverpool (now known as All Saints')

(before 1843) Bewsher & Fleetwood, Liverpool, Modified Rushworth & Dreaper 1911

Listed Grade I       

This unique survival is now disused and only playable with hand blowing. In danger of removal to release gallery space. 

Further details of this organ can be found in record E00369 on the National Pipe Organ Register

Added to the At Risk register September 2020

 

 


St Clement's

Congregational Church 

1909 Bishop & Son, Ipswich


St Clement's Congregational Church, Ipswich, Suffolk

Listed Grade II

A well-engineered, untouched example of Bishop & Son’s work at the beginning of the 20th century with a robust tonal scheme.

The organ was declared at risk because the church has closed and the building will be demolished or redeveloped.

Further details of this organ can be found in record V00319 on the National Pipe Organ Register

Added to the At Risk Register November 2019

 

 

 

 

  


St Michael & All Angels 

Cornholme, Lancashire

Peter Conacher  1904


St Michael & All Angels, Cornholme, Lancashire

 

Listed Grade II

two-Manual 20-stop instrument by Peter Conacher, built in 1904 with a tubular pneumatic action that was the result of a short-lived collaboration with Musson. A rare surviving example and tonally unaltered. 

The church is now closed and up for sale.  

Further details of this organ can be found in record N10885 on the National Pipe Organ Registe

 

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St Mungo, Alexandria, Dunbartonshire, Scotland (Episcopal)

A single manual 9-stop instrument by Lloyd of Nottingham          Listed grade II*  

This organ has been saved, having been purchased by St Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham

Further details of this organ can be found in record R00214 on the National Pipe Organ Register

 

St Dunstan, Parkstone, Dorset (formerly dedicated to St Osmund)

An important example of the work of John Compton. This monumental instrument provides 81 stops over three manuals from 15 voices, all enclosed in two swell-boxes. Much praised in The Organ magazine for July 1932.          

Listed grade I  

The organ is at risk because the console has been disconnected from the instrument, which can no longer be played. No constructive plans are in place to address the situation.  

Further details of this organ can be found in record N07503 on the National Pipe Organ Register

Added to the At Risk register June 2021

 

 

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