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Rochester Cathedral praying for votes as they take on York Minster in 'cathedral organ World Cup'

A cathedral in Kent is hoping to make it to the World Cup semi-finals - of organs.

Rochester Cathedral has been paired with York Minster in a Twitter poll designed to find the best cathedral organ in the UK.

Rochester Cathedral is up against York minster in a competition on Twitter. Picture: Rochester Cathedral
Rochester Cathedral is up against York minster in a competition on Twitter. Picture: Rochester Cathedral

The competition - dubbed the world cup of cathedral organs - was started by user Dan Soper.

Rochester are currently leading in the quarter final battle, with voting set to close at 11am tomorrow.

The organ at the Boley Hill site dates back from 1791, but has been modified several times, with the last major rebuild in 1989. There are now 88 stops and 3,808 pipes.

While at York Minster there's had more than 5,000 pipes removed over the past year for refurbishment.

So far, hundreds have cast there vote. You can vote here.

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