The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. John's Episcopal Church
210 N. Main Street
Versailles, Kentucky 40383

OHS Database ID 5522.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 16, 2016.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 13 stops. 13 ranks.


  • Status Note: There 1993 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Originally faced down the nave, later turned 90 degrees. Altered. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from John Igoe.
    In 2015, Webber & Borne Organ Builders removed an inferior string rank, and installed a period oboe. They also cleaned the orginal ornate stenciled front pipes, added a set of tubular chimes and a zimbelstern. (Database Manager. March 16, 2016)

Online Documents

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Organ Case and Keydesk. Photograph by Paul Roger Ballard 2015-09-30

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  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
    St. John's Episcopal Church, Versailles, Kentucky
    1897 Hook & Hastings Opus 1742
    (Stoplist: David Schnute from T 14:4:11, revised)
    GREAT (58 notes)
    8' Open Diapason (58m)
    4' Octave (58w)
    2' Super Octave (58m)
    8' Melodia [not listed in OH 1993:112]
    8' Dulciana (58m)
    8' Stop'd Diapason (tc, 46w&m)
    8' Stop'd Dia. Bass (12w)
    4' Flute Harmonique (58m)
    8' Salicional [not listed in OH 1993:112.]
    8' Vox Celeste (tc 46m)
    8' Aeoline (58m)
    II Dolce Cornet (116m)
    8' Oboe  (tc, 46m)[not listed in T 14:4:11.]
    8' Bassoon (12m)[not listed in T 14:4:11.]
    16' Bourdon
    "There are the usual couplers, a blowers signal, and two composition pedals affecting the Great stops."
    The original TC Salicional 8' was replaced in recent years with a TC Vox Celeste 8'; it, the Aeoline 8' and Oboe 8' and the Bassoon 8' are from the Pilcher organ in the Presbyterian Church.
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.