William Gibbons Vowles (Bristol) 1876
Built by William Gibbons
2 manuals and pedals
16 speaking stops
Tracker action to manual keyboards
Electro-pneumatic action to pedals
Mechanical draw-stop action
Depth 2935mm (plus 540mm for stool)
Height to top of middle pipe 5200mm.
Its construction is unusually robust and there are many good attributes which make it attractive. The mechanical design is unusually refined, with such features as double grooves in the bass to accommodate a neat layout and a full-length Gt. Dulciana down to bottom C.
Pedal Open Diapason 16
GREAT Open Diapason 8, Dulciana 8, Std Diapason 8, Principal 4, Harmonic Flute 4, Twelfth 2 2/3, Fifteenth 2
Couplers Swell/Ped, Gt./Ped, Sw/Gt - 3 toe pedals to Gt, 2 toe pedals to Swell, balanced Swell pedal
SWELL Dbl Diapason 16, Open Diapason 8, Stopped Diapason 8, Gamba 8, Viol d’Orchestre 8 *, Principal 4
Cornopean 8, Oboe 8, Tremulant
* Originally a Fifteenth 2’ – it is anticipated this might be returned to original spec. upon