Specification

Specification

Ashton Hall 1909 Norman & Beard Concert Pipe Organ

Current (August) 2018 Specification.

Couplers [All couplers ‘pull through’]

Solo to Choir

Solo to Great

Swell to Great

Swell to Choir

Choir to Great

Solo to Pedal

Swell to Pedal

Great to Pedal

Great & Pedal Combs. Coupled

Wind Pressures

VHP Tuba and Trombone 16 Xtn to 8  12” formerly 15”

HP Gt. Reed,  Swell Reeds 16 – 8 & 4 Op Diap 8 Mix 7½”

Standard Pressure: Fluework & chorus reeds – 4 ¼”

 

Historic Omissions, Additions, & Alterations

1949 –  Omissions due to lack of space  – Great 17th  1 3/5’,  Swell Flute  4’,   Mixture III

1949 –  Additions – Choir Enclosed;  Swell Mixture II-III  15.19.22 [HP]; Pedal Geigen 16’ from Swell.

1949 –  Alterations – Great Geigen Principal 8’ & Choir Gamba 8’ reversed places.

1949 –  Change to HP 15” pressure – down to 12” to lengthen the life of the leatherwork.

2015 –  AdditionsBird Whistle added 2 switches On/Off  & [Transitory operation] Push for On

2018 –  Addition – Great – Mounted Seventeenth 1 3/5’ omitted in the 1909 build.

2018 –  Change Tuba Pipes being fully restored and retuned to 15” wind pressure.