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I popped into Chichester Cathedral on my way home from a funeral today, and noticed an organ console, at the West End up high in the South Triforium.....Anyone know what that is about??

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To do with the Mander nave organ? I have seen a crane winching crates of papers etc up and down before, I suppose they might store the nave console out of the way. Isn't the whole thing on train tracks?

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The previous Allen used to be at the west end after the pipe organ was reinstated.




Aha! That would be it - I now remember seeing loud speakers up there as well...

The Mander nave console is further East on the North side (opposite the triforium pipes) on ground level. I didnt notice any train tracks though!

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All still there - very much looking forward to hearing them again! Know what you mean about "rocket" though. I seem to remember them also being compared (not sure whether rudely or not) to a Mississippi Steamer funnel... I have to say I rather like them.


A but like the 32' pipes in the "old" Worcester cathedral organ - the castellated tops remind me of the chimney of "Rocket"...
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