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St Patrick's Church, Powerscourt, Enniskerry

RegionCo. Wicklow
Uploaded byMatthew Breen
Builder(s)
Peter Conacher and Co, Huddersfield and Dublin (18??)
Alfred Taylor (1980s)
The Fine Tuning Company (prop. Derek Verso) (2015)

St Patrick's Church of Ireland (or "Powerscourt Church") was built in a perfect cross shape. However, from the inside it looks as if there is only one transept. This is because the other (the North transept) houses the organ and vestry. The archway of this transept is fronted by the organ's facade and access to the vestry is through a "hidden" door set into the paneling on the right of the console: Very neat and tidy!

The organ itself is a small Peter Conacher instrument, a bit older and larger than that of nearby Kilternan C of I (also by Conacher).
It was overhauled by Alfred Taylor about 25 years ago.

Most recently, a restoration by The Fine-Tuning Company (aka Derek Verso) saw the already balanced swell-pedal moved from its previous position at the far right end of the pedalboard to the more usual central position. Also, the winding problem has been seen to and the mixture composition may have been altered.

There are four composition pedals and a horseshoe-shaped "Great to Pedal" mechanical reversible.

Great
Open Diapason8
Dulciana8
Stopped Diapason8
Principal4
Harmonic Flute4
Fifteenth2
 
Swell
Violin Diapason8
Salicional8
Rohr Gedact8
Gemshorn4
MixtureII
Horn8
 
Pedal
Bourdon16
 
Couplers
Swell to Great
Great to Pedal
Swell to Pedal
 
Accessories
Two comp peds to Gt
Two comp peds to Sw
Gt to Pd reversible ped