Recent Grade I Listings

 



St Mary the Virgin, Nottingham

Marcussen & Son 1973                                            

Listed Grade I   June 2017

An instrument of the highest quality from the Organ Reform Movement that has had considerable influence on British organ building. 

Hovedvaerk:  Principal, Rorflojte, Octav, Spidsflojte, Nasat, Octav, Ters, Mixtur VI-VIII, Trompet 

Brystvaerk:  Gedakt, Spidsgamba, Principal, Kobbelflojte, Gemshorn, Quint, Scharf V-VI, Krumhorn, Vox Humana, Tremulant

Pedal:  Subbas, Oktav, Gedakt, Mixtur VI, Fagot, Trompet

Further details can be found in record N08469 on the National Pipe Organ Register




St Mary, Studley Royal, Yorkshire

 

T.C.Lewis 1875

Case designed by William Burges

An unaltered organ by a significant organbuilder in a highly original case that is a striking example of collaboration between organbuilder and church architect

Listed Grade I June 2017        

Great Lieblich Gedact, Open DIapason, Lieblich Gedact, Salicional, Octave, Flute, Mixture III

Swell Geigen Principal, Flute, Voix Celestes, Vox Angelica, Geigen Principal, Trumpet, Oboe, Voix Humaine, Tremulant

Pedal Open Bass, Sub Bass

A full stop-list can be found in record N14988 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

 

 

                                                                               


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