ST MARY’S, WARMINGTON
iconic modern organ at the west end
a perfect transplant!
Warmington Parish Church is the focus of a lively village community. Its two organs support choir and congregational worship of a traditional cast.
A Victorian organ (Nicholson and Co, c.1860) is located in the Chancel; its appearance is charming, though its musical effect less than stupendous!
NVCOP had intended to assist the remodelling this Chancel organ, when an exciting new prospect emerged—in the form of the 1977 organ made for Cranleigh School. The School was relinquishing this iconic instrument; NVCOP intervened to secure its futu
Funds generously given by a private donor and managed through NVCOP enabled the reconstruction at Warmington of this versatile organ. Its minimalistic profile looks as though designed for its new west-end placement in a mediaeval church.
|St Mary’s, Warmington west-end – organ
made 1977 for Cranleigh School Chapel, Surrey—gifted 2009 to Warmington
Builder: Grant, Degens and Bradbeer (1977)
Case design: John Finlayson
4’ Prinzipal 11/3’ Quintflöte
Cornet 8’ Krummhorn
8’ Octave Bw/P
4’ Quintade Bw/HW
4’ Rohr Schalmei
|mechanical action to keys and pedals
electric stop and combination action with sequencer