The Cathedral Organ

A brief history

1824 William Hill
one manual

1846 William Hill
addition of Choir Organ and Pedal Pipes

1859 William Hill
addition of Short Compass Swell

1867 William Hill
Re-location of Organ

1897 Thomas Hill
Organ rebuilt with four manuals and pneumatic action

1966 Hill, Norman & Beard
Organ rebuilt with electric action, detached console and threee manuals

1998 Wood of Huddersfield
Organ rebuilt and enlarged with four manuals and a new oak case

Registers and Stops

Great organ

Double Open Diapason 16′
Open Diapason I 8′
Open Diapason II 8′
Stopped Diapason 8′
Principal 4′
Wald Flute 4′
Twelfth 3’
Fifteenth 2′
Piccolo 2′
Glockenspiel II
Full Mixture IV
Sharp Mixture III
Trumpet 8′
Tremulant

Pedal organ

Sub Bass 32′
Open Diapason (Wood) 16′
Open Diapason (Metal) 16′
Violone 16′
Bourdon 16′
Principal 8′
Flute 8′
Fifteenth 4′
Flute 4′
Mixture IV
Sarff 32′
Trombone 16′
Trumpet 8′

Choir organ

Open Diapason 8′
Stopped Diapason 8′
Principal 4′
Nason Flute 4′
Fifteenth 2′
Mixture III

Swell organ

(Enclosed)
Bourdon 16′
Open Diapason 8′
Stopped Diapason 8′
Viola di Gamba 8′
Vox Angelica 8′
Principal 4′
Flute 4′
Flautina 2′
Mixture III
Oboe 8′
Tremulant
Double Trumpet 16′
Cornopean 8′
Clarion 4′

Solo organ

(Enclosed)
Quintaton 16′
Gamba 8′
Celeste 8′
Harmonic Flute 8′
Harmonic Flute 4′
Clarionet 8′
Orchestral Oboe 8′
Vox Humana 8′
Tremulant
Tuba 8′ (unenclosed)