Holy Rood Church Barnsley
Skrabl have been instructed to produce a new organ with mechanical action for the Church of the Holy Rood in Barnsley.
There has been a small single-manual organ in this large and impressive church since it was built in 1903, but it was never intended to be a permanent feature.
It will be replaced by a new organ which does justice to the magnificent west window of the Victorian Gothic-style building.
The instrument will be built in two phases and the specification illustrates which stops will be in place when the organ is delivered and which are prepared for a later scheme to bring the organ to completion.
The complete Specification of the Organ in Barnsley, Holy Rood
1.1 Open Diapason 8
2.1 Gemshorn 8
3.2 Voce Umana 8 from G20
4.1 Principal 4
5.1 Mixture III/IV ranks 2
6.1 Stopped diapason 8
7.2 Spitzflute 4
8.2 Nazard 2.2/3
9.2 Principal 2
10.2 Terz 1.3/5 from G 20
11.1 Bourdon 16
12.2 Fagot 16
Couplers: II-I, II-Ped, I-Ped
Key action: mechanical
Stop action electrical with simple setter for toe pistons
Case in oak or other timber as agreed
1 STAGE 1
2 STAGE 2
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