1829 J.C.Bishop organ at St James Bermondsey

The organ was forward-looking in many ways – the first English pedal organ with a choice of stops, a full range of manual and pedal couplers, combination pedals, a Swell organ down to 8ft G, etc.  It is most well-known for the finger pedalboard, for English organists unused to using their feet.  The pedalboard is also about a fourth towards the treble than modern players would be used to.  It is an amazing survival, and deserves to be better known.  The church has an amazing acoustic, and retains its character.