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Organ specification following the 2017 renovation:
 
Great Organ (61 notes, with the top 5 notes added)

1 Open Diapason No.1 8 heavy plain metal, 1936, on unit chests
2 Open Diapason No.2  19th century
3 Open Diapason No.3  19th century
4 Stopped Diapason  8  wooden, with an open treble
5 Principal  19th century
6 Harmonic Flute 4 19th century
7 Twelfth 22/3 19th century
8 Fifteenth 19th century
9 Mixture III 19th century, recast 1936 (?)
10 Trumpet 8 vintage N&B rank, added

Swell to Great
Choir Sub Octave to Great
Choir to Great
 
Swell Organ (enclosed, 61 notes, the top 5 notes being on a 1936 top-note machine)

11  Lieblich Bourdon  16  wooden; bass 30 notes on unit chests
12  Open Diapason   8  19th century, open wood bass
13  Stopped Diapason   8  wooden, 19th century
14  Salicional  8   19th century / 20th century
15  Voix Celestes (t.c.)  8   19th century / 20th century
16  Principal  4    19th century
17  Flute  4    19th century
18  Fifteenth  2    19th century Choir Flautina, moved 1936
19  Mixture  III   19th century, recast 1936 (?)
20  Oboe  8   19th century, 1936 bass
Vibrato    old Choir tremulant, remade 1936
21  Double Trumpet  16  1936, zinc and plain metal, rank B
22  Trumpet  1936, zinc and plain metal, rank B
23  Clarion  1936, zinc and plain metal, rank B

Octave
Unison Off
Sub Octave
 
Choir Organ (enclosed, 61 notes, the top 5 notes being on a 1936 top-note machine)

24  Lieblich Gedeckt wooden, 19th century
25  Viola da Gamba  1936
26  Gemshorn 19th century, not tapered
27  Wald Flöte  4  wooden, 19th century
28  Nazard (t.c.)  22/3  vintage N&B rank, added
29  Flautino  2  vintage N&B rank, added
30  Tierce (t.c.)  13/5  spotted metal, 1936, loudened
31  Clarinet  8  19th century / 20th century, was 'Cremona'
32  Cor Anglais  8  synthetic (draws 25,27,28,30)
33  Cornet   8  synthetic (draws 24,27,28,29,30)
Vibrato  standard tremulant, 1936
34  Tromba 1936, zinc and plain metal, rank A

Octave
Unison Off
Sub Octave
Swell to Choir
 
Pedal Organ (30 notes)

35  Open Diapason  16  wooden, 19th & 20th century, rank C 
36  Bourdon  16  19th century, rank D 
37  Echo Bourdon  16  from Swell Lieblich Bourdon 
38  Octave  from Great Open 1 
39  Bass Flute  19th century, rank D 
40  Harmonic Bass  32  rank A down to C13, then C & D 
41 Trombone  16  1936, zinc and plain metal, rank A 
42 Contra Fagotto  16  1936, zinc and plain metal, rank B 

Octave (ranks C & D have an extra top octave)
Great to Pedal
Swell to Pedal
Choir to Pedal
 
Great & Pedal Combinations Coupled

  • 5 thumb pistons to Swell
  • 5 thumb pistons to Great
  • 5 thumb pistons to Choir
  • 5 general pistons
  • 1 reversible thumb piston to Great to Pedal
  • 1 reversible thumb piston to Swell to Great
  • 1 reversible thumb piston to Choir to Great
  • 5 toe pistons to Pedal
  • 5 toe pistons to Swell
  • 1 reversible toe piston to Great to Pedal
  • General cancel
  • Setter piston
  • Balanced expression pedal to the Swell
  • Balanced expression pedal to the Choir
     
    Mobile HNB / Groves stop-key console with ivory keys and oak internal fittings; external panelling of pitch-pine, stained to match the pews.

'Mecvent' blower.

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