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St. Paul's Anglican Church, Bridgetown

Bridgetown St Pauls

Bridgetown St Pauls
Photographs: Bruce Duncan

Bridgetown St Paul
Photograph: Fr. Ted Doncaster

Bridgetown St Paul

Bridgetown St Paul

Name of institution St. Paul's Anglican Church
Type of institution Church
Street Address
City Bridgetown
State Western Australia
Country Australia
Name of building St. Paul's Anglican Church
Name of room 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 Freestanding
Case description Dark stained timberwork with dummy pipe facade.  
Bass pipes face the congregation along the side of the case.
Placement in room Front left side of church just past the intended crossing.
Builder's name Paul F. Hufner
Opus number
Date of completion/installation 1963
Construction materials
Number of manuals One (1)
Key compasses FF-fff
Number of keys 51
Key material
Pedal compass FF-f
Number of pedals 25
Pedalboard type Radial, concave
Pedalboard material
Type of chests
Type of key action Electro-magnetic
Type of stop action Electro-magnetic
Couplers None
Tremulants None
Accessories    None
Console type Detached and reversed
Stop label material
General design
Playing aids General Swell
Wind pressures
Stop list
Autobass 16'
Bourdon Treble 16'
Diapason 8'
Gedect 8'
Principal 4'
Flute 4'
Fifteenth 2'
Larigot 1 1/3'
Octavin 1'
Bourdon 16'
Diapason 8'
Bass Flute 8'
Choral Bass 4'
Total number of speaking stops 13
Total number of ranks 2 ranks extended, autobass
Total number of pipes
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ Built for South Perth Church of Christ in 1963.
Removed in 1974 and installed at St. Paul's Anglican Church.
Information on current organ
Comparable instruments to current organ
Current status
Assessment of organ
Other organs by this builder
Photographs Photograph of the church by Bruce Duncan
Photograph of organ by Fr Ted Doncaster
Photographs of organ detail and church 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 01 January 2009.
Additional information from Ron Raymond 21 January 2009.
Photograph of organ from Fr Ted Doncaster 31 January 2012.
Revised stoplist and photographs Bruce Duncan 04 October 2020