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Detail on IBO Reference: 617




This organ is located in the diocese or region of Knox's Church, Arbroath, Scotland. The original builder was Peter Conacher & Co 1895 and the last known carer was unknown. The organ is in need of a good cleaning and general overhaul. The action received attention c.twenty years ago, although relatively minor repairs are currently needed to the Pedal Bourdon leatherwork and the manual to pedal couplers. Overall, the organ is in good condition for its age..The organ was first listed by the IBO on 2019-06-14.

Location : Scotland

Offered As : Complete instrument only

Action(s) : The action to the manuals and couplers is mechanical, and the action to the pedals and stop tabs is exhaust pneumatic.

Approximate Dimensions : 9' 6" x 17' x 25' (w x d x h); depth can be reduced.


Specification

Manual IV : n/a
Manual III : n/a
Manual II : 16, 8, 8, 8, 8, 4, 8, 8
Manual I : 8, 8, 8, 8, 4, 4, 2, 8
Pedals : 16, 8
Couplers : Swell to Great, Swell to Pedal, Great to Pedal


Detail : The organ was built in 1895 by Peter Conacher & Co of Huddersfield for the former West Church, Brechin. The latter church closed in 1948, and the organ was moved to Knox's Church. The organ is in original condition, complete with stencilled show pipes.The organ is excellent from a tonal viewpoint, and represents the best traditions of its period and builder. Steps have been taken to apply for a Historic Organ certificate.



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