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WESTERN AUSTRALIAN PIPE ORGANS

South Stirling

South Stirling

South Stirling

South Stirling

South Stirling

Name of institution Church of the Good Shepherd (Anglican)
Type of institution Church
Street Address South Stirling School Road
City South Stirling
State Western Australia
Postcode
Country Australia
Name of building Church of the Good Shepherd
Name of room Church sanctuary
Dates of the building 1973
Architect’s and builder’s names R Clarke, Designer.  V S & V D Davies, Builder.
Special architectural features
Special fittings Beautiful jarrah woodwork throughout and brilliant central window

Other location information

Name of contact Mrs V Shearer
Mailing Address
Telephone 9846 6046
Email
Other contact information
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Date of previous organs None
Detail of previous organs
Dates when key work has been undertaken
Dates of any moves that have taken place
Variations from original design of organ
Information on previous organs
Information about comparable instruments to previous organs
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Present organ
Type of installation Freestanding
Case description Fully encased (no pipes visible) in modernistic case
Placement in room Front right of sanctuary
Builder's name Bellsham Pipe Organs (Australia)
Opus number
Date of completion/installation 1981
Construction materials
Number of manuals One (1)
Key compasses CC-ccc
Number of keys 61
Key material
Pedal compass CC-f
Number of pedals 30
Pedalboard type Concave straight
Pedalboard material
Type of chests
Type of key action Electro-magnetic
Type of stop action Electro-magnetic
Couplers Great-Pedal
Tremulants None
Accessories    None
Console type Integral stoptab
Stop label material
Placement
General design
Playing aids None
Divisions    Manual
Wind pressures
Stop list
MANUAL
Counter Bass 16' A
Open Diapason 8' B
Stopped Diapason 8' A
Principal 4' B
Flute 4' A
Twelfth 2-2/3' A
Fifteenth 2' B
Cymbal II B
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PEDAL
Bourdon 16' A
Bass Flute 8' A
Flute 8' A
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Total number of stops 11
Total number of ranks Two ranks extended
Total number of pipes
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ
Information on current organ
Comparable instruments to current organ
Current status Transmission requires attention
Assessment of organ A delightfully toned organ, well suited to a small church.
Other organs by this builder
Photographs Photographs by Bruce Duncan
Technical documents 
General documents
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Supporting information
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Document control Original entries J R Elms, OAM, Gazetteer of Western Australian Pipe Organs, 1971, 1999,2003 and 2004.
This entry D B Duncan 24 November 2008.
Additional information and photographs collected during site visit by Bruce Duncan 11 January 2009.




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