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Edington Priory (2 manual, 26 stops)

We were commissioned to build a new organ for this lovely church with its celebrated annual Festival of Music within the Liturgy. Click HERE to view the specification

Schedule of work
  • Work started – 05 Nov 2012 to Jan 2014
  • Installation – 13 Jan 2014 to 17 Feb 2014
  • Voicing –  24 Feb 2014 to 03 Mar 2014

Click on the tabs below for a storyboard of the work as it progressed.

Design
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the old organ

Edington Priory East

East elevation

Model

North elevation

Edington Priory Plan copy

Plan

 The old organ
Edington Priory organ

The new Edington Priory organ

View looking east

east elevation

View looking north

North elevation

Looking out through the Swell shutters to the Great

Looking out through the Swell shutters to the Great

 

Console
Stops from the 'old' console

Stops from the ‘old’ console

Edington Priory - stops

Stops from the ‘new’ organ

Edington Priory - key shelf

Key shelf

Edington Priory - manuals

Manuals

Edington Priory - pedalboard (1)

New pedalboard

Edington Priory - stops (1)

Stop jambs

Edington Priory - assembling console

Assembling the console

Completed console

completed console

Edington Priory Toe pistons(2)

Toe piston

Console

Completed console in situ

Console 2

Completed pedalboard and manuals in situ

Casework
Edington Priory - fretwork3

fretwork

Edington Priory - casework (5)2

Decorative elements

Edington Priory - casework (2)

Finial

Edington priory - fitting decorative elements to case3

Fitting decorative elements to casework

Edington Priory - casework (6)1

Casework

Edington Priory - casework

Casework

Edington Priory - casework3

Ornamental casework

Edington Priory - casework (2)

Assembling the casework

Old casework

Old casework

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New completed casework

South Case looking up

New South Case looking up

Soundboards & Chests
Edington Priory - Great soundboard grid4

Great soundboard grid

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Great Soundboard upperboards

Edington Priory - assistor motors for soundboard action

Leathering assistor  motors for soundboard action

Edington Priory - Great soundboard (4)

The Great soundboard

Edington Priory - Swell soundboard grids3

Swell soundboard grid

Edington Priory - parts of the soundboard

Soundboard components

Edington Priory - Great soundboard (1)

Assembling the soundboard

Edington Priory Great C side soundboard pallet table

Edington Priory Great C side soundboard pallet table

Pipework/Metalwork

 

Burning off dirt in casting pot

Burning off dirt in casting pot

Casting pot

Casting pot

Pouring moulten metal for casting

Pouring moulton metal for casting

Edington Priory - newly cast sheets of spotted metal for pipework

Newly cast sheets of spotted metal for pipework

Edington Priory - measuring for Great Viola

Measuring up

Edington Priory - Great Bourdon Treble

Preparing for soldering (Great Bourdon Treble)

Edington Priory - Great Bourdon Treblejpg

Great Bourdon Treble sized ready for soldering

Edington Priory - Great Principal

Great Principal

Edington Priory - Great Cremona

Great Cremona

Edington Priory - Great Cremona

Great Cremona reed blocks and feet

Edington Priory - Great Trumpet 8ft blocks

Great Trumpet 8ft blocks

Edington Priory - making chimneys for Rohr Flute

Making chimneys for Rohr Flute

Edington Priory - Chimney's (Rohr)

Chimneys for Rohr Flute

Edington Priory - Great Rohr flute

Great Rohr flute

Edington Priory - Great Viola

Great Viola pipes

Edington Priory - Great Bourdon

Great Bourdon

Edington Priory - wooden pipes, Great Stopped Diapason 8ft

Wooden pipe blocks, Great Stopped Diapason 8ft

Edington Priory - Great stopped Diapason

Wooden pipe blocks, Great Stopped Diapason 8ft

Edington Priory - preparing Great Mixture for soldering(2)

Preparing Great Mixture for soldering

Edington Priory - Trumpet (3)

Trumpet

Edington Priory - Viola

Viola pipework

Edington Priory - Swell Hautboy5

Swell Hautboy

Edington Priory pipework4

Pipework

Edington Priory - reed blocks2

Reed blocks

Old pipework

Old pipework

Pedal 16' Trombone basses

New Pedal 16′ Trombone basses

Wind System
Edington Priory - roller valve

Roller valve

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Routering Pedal reservoir

Edington Priory - Great reservoir (3)

Great reservoir

Edington Priory - leathering Great reservoir (3)

Leathering Great reservoir

reservoir

reservoir

Swell Rollerboard

Completed Swell Rollerboard

The New Edington Priory Organ

 

The Old Organ

The old organ looking north-east

View looking north-east

The new organ looking north-east

The new organ looking east

The Old Organ

The old organ looking north

View looking north

The new organ looking north

Completed photos of the Edington Priory organ

 

View looking north-east

View looking north-east

View looking east

View looking east

West case

West case

West Case 1

West case

View looking north

View looking north

South Case looking up

South Case looking up

Looking out through the Swell shutters to the Great

Looking out through the Swell shutters to the Great

View looking north

View looking north

Swell Rollerboard

Swell Rollerboard

Rear of Swell keys

Rear of Swell keys

Swell c-side pipework

Swell c-side pipework

Console 1

Console

Right Jamb

Right Jamb

Left Jamb

Left Jamb

Console 2

Console

Console

Console

Great #-side pipework

Great #-side pipework

Great basses

Great basses

Pedal bass chest

Pedal bass chest

Great pipework

Great pipework

Pedal 16' Trombone basses

Pedal 16′ Trombone basses

Pedal treble chest

Pedal treble chest

console

Looking down on the console

Voicers signatures

Voicers signatures

Edington Priory

Edington Priory

Photos taken by Andrew Scott

Note to customers:

VAT on organ maintenance and tuning might be reclaimable under the Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme. It is understood that relevant invoices must be submitted within one year, to a combined minimum value of £500 excluding VAT. Further details can be obtained from Topmark (LPOW): www.lpwscheme.org.uk dcms@topmarkadjusters.co.uk
0845 013 6601

Address

Harrison & Harrison Ltd
St John's Road, Meadowfield,
Durham, DH7 8YH
Telephone: 0191 378 22 22

office@harrisonorgans.com