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E. & G.G. Hook & Hastings (Opus 764, 1874)

Location:

St. John's Episcopal Church
Bay and King Streets
Taunton, MA 02780 US
Organ ID: 7183

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on June 18, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 16 ranks. 2 manuals. 14 stops. 16 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on June 18, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 14
  • Registers: 16
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 18, 2018.
Database Manager on July 23, 2019:

According to a posting by John Bishop on the Organ Clearing House's Facebook page on January 18, 2019, "Last weekend, the Organ Clearing House dismantled E. & G. G. Hook & Hastings Opus 764 (1874) from a former Episcopal Church in Taunton, Massachusetts. The organ will be restored by the Andover Organ Company, and installed at Christ Episcopal Church, Seattle, Washington."

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on July 24, 2019.

Database Manager on June 18, 2018:

Updated by William Dunklin, listing this website as a source of information: http://www.wickedlocal.com/article/20140430/news/140439444.

In 2014 this congregation merged with St. Mark's Episcopal, Easton MA and St. John the Evangelist, Mansfield MA. The merged congregation took the name Bristol Trinity Episcopal and began meeting at Trinity Lutheran, 143 Lincoln Street, North Easton, MA. St. John's E and G. G. Hook and Hastings organ listed for sale: must be removed by June 30 2018.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 18, 2018.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1974

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from Boston Organ Club Newsletter (May 1968): Open In New Tab Typed specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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