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Twickenham, St Stephen's

Twickenham, St Stephen’s

St Stephen’s, Twickenham

Henry Willis c1890.  3 manuals  27 stops.

The organ was cleaned and partially refurbished.

(Below are a series of images showing the progression of work from old to new)


Schedule of work

Work started April 2015

Work completed Jun 2015

Soundboard, Actions and Chests

The upperboards were lifted and planed true to re-establish the correct clearance for free movement of the sliders.  The table-tops were checked and splits repaired.

Pre work

After work


The stop names were revised to take account of the pipework changes.  The key touches were checked and adjusted.

After work


The pipework was removed from the organ, cleaned and repaired.  The composition of the Swell Mixture was revised to follow typical Willis practice.  The Gamba was returned to the Choir and the Open Diapason to the Swell.  The speech and balance of the pipework were checked and the organ tuned.


After work

Wind System and Swell Boxes

The action regulator was repaired.  The wind system was checked for soundness and cleaned. The actions were checked and adjusted.


After work

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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):
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