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Free Reformed Church, Armadale

Armadale Free Reformed Church

Armadale Free Reformed Church

Name of institution Free Reformed Church
Type of institution Church
Street Address Fifth Road
City Armadale
State Western Australia
Country Australia
Name of building Free Reformed Church
Name of room Church sanctuary
Dates of the building
Architect’s and builder’s names
Special architectural features
Special fittings
Other location information
Name of contact
Mailing Address
Other contact information
Previous organ(s)
Date of previous organ None
Detail of previous organ
Dates when key work has been undertaken
Dates of any moves that have taken place
Variations from original design of organ
Information on previous organ
Information about comparable instruments to previous organ
Present organ
Type of installation Open casework, "werk princip" design
Case description Display pipes high tin content.  Nyatoh timber for case work.
Placement in room Front right of sanctuary
Builder's name Bellsham Pipe Organs
Opus number
Date of completion/installation 1977
Construction materials Nyatoh
Number of manuals Two (2)
Key compasses
Number of keys
Key material
Pedal compass
Number of pedals
Pedalboard type
Pedalboard material
Type of chests
Type of key action Mechanical
Type of stop action Electric
Couplers Hitch down pedals
Borstwerk to Hoofdwerk
Borstwerk to Pedaal
Hoofdwerk to Pedaal.
Tremulants Borstwerk
Console type Drawstop, angled jambs
Stop label material
Placement Attached in case
General design
Playing aids Hand operated slinging swell panels
Divisions    Hoofdwerk, Borstwerk and Pedaal
Wind pressures
Stop list
Prestant 8'
Roerfluit 8'
Octaaf 4'
Blokfluit 2'
Spitzquint 1-1/3'
Mixtuur  22.26.29 III
Trumpet 8'
Gedekt 8'
Spitsfluit 4'
Nasard 2-2/3'
Octaaf 2'
Terts 1-3/5'
Subbas 16' A
Gedektbas 8' A
Octaaf 4'
16' Prepared for
Total number of stops 15
Total number of ranks 16
Total number of pipes
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ Alterations by Bellsham Pipe Organs 1985.
Enlargement by Pipe Organ Builders and Services 1996.  Addition of Great Trumpet.
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ
Information on current organ
Comparable instruments to current organ
Current status
Assessment of organ
Other organs by this builder
Photographs Photographs of the organ by Bruce Duncan
Technical documents 
General documents
Supporting information
Document control Original entries J R Elms, OAM, Gazetteer of Western Australian Pipe Organs, 1971, 1999,2003 and 2004.
This entry D B Duncan 18 November 2008.
Additional information 28 January 2009.
Stoplist provided by Carine Leeflang 23 February 2009.
Photograph of the organ added 03 March 2009.
Updated specification from Patrick Elms 04 January 2011.
Additional detail from In The Pipeline April/May 2000