Major Progress To Date

Major Progress To Date

Ashton Hall Organ Restoration Project
Reg. Charity 1113551

Facts & Main Achievements to Date
FACTS.
The Organ has a total of 2,419 Pipes (wood, lead & zinc from 18 feet to ¼inch)•
The organ has four keyboards plus a set of 32 pedal keys.
There are 43 Speaking Stops, 14 Couplers, 2 Tremulants & 1 High Pressure Ventil
It was the first pipe organ in the UK to be ‘blown’ with an electric motor.
The casework is Gillow (pre Waring & Gillow) and has been valued as ‘priceless’
The organ has recently (2011) been valued at £1 Million Pounds
♦There are 43 Speaking Stops, 14 Couplers, 2 Tremulants & 1 High Pressure Ventil
♦There are 44 Speaking Stops, 14 Couplers, 2 Tremulants & 1 High Pressure Ventil
♦It was the first pipe organ in the UK to be ‘blown’ with an electric motor.
♦It was one of the first pipe organs in the UK to be ‘blown’ with a DC electric motor. This was shortly after the
♦The casework is Gillow (pre Waring & Gillow) and has been valued as ‘priceless’ by the experts from the BBC Antiques Road Show.
♦The organ, with the exception of the Gillow casework has recently (2017) been valued at £1.5 Million Pounds.

AHORP Progress & Significant to Dates.

Chest Est £7,800 + VATTOTAL Required £9,300 Est. Expenditure to date: £125,000 Est. Balance: £450,000
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Booths (£6000) Grant

AHORP (£12,500) Investment

Total Invested : £53,500 + VAT