Oxford-Wadham College

Oxford, Wadham College

Oxford, Wadham College

Willis 1862: 2 manual 18 stops. The organ will be thoroughly restored without change.

 

 

Soundboard, Actions and Chests

Great and Swell slider soundboards removed and to be overhauled in our workshop.  The Pedal chests will be overhauled on site.  Rollerboards  to be overhauled and rebushed.  Trackers to be checked and renewed where necessary.  Backfalls to be overhauled and square beams re-centred.  New cloths and leather buttons to be fitted.  Pneumatic Pedal actions overhauled.  Mechanical drawstop action and Swell Pedal action overhauled.  Pedal Open Bass ventils restored.

Pre-work

4th May 2015

19 May 2015

10 Jun 2015

17 Jun 2015

Console

The pedalboard is to be overhauled and all playing surfaces refaced.  Key coverings to be restored.  Stop  knobs to be refurbished and jamb bushings renewed.  Console woodwork to be restored.

Pre-work

19 May 2015

10 Jun 2015

17 June 2015

Pipework

All pipes to be removed and cleaned.  Reed stops to be repaired and voiced.  Once pipework has been reassembled it will be regulated and tuned.

Pre-work

5 May 2015

19 May 2015

10 Jun 2015

Wind System 

Pipe wind conveyances to be repaired.  Double rise reservoir and feeders releathered and wind trunks repaired.  Blower overhauled and chamber soundproofed.  Hand blowing mechanism restored.

Pre-work

May 2015

10 Jun 2015

17 June 2015

Great pipework

Great pipework

Great pipework

Great pipework

Great pipework

Great pipework

Swell pipework

Swell pipework

right jamb

right jamb

left jamb

left jamb

former organ scholar graffiti on console door

former organ scholar graffiti on console door

 

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Message from the Chairman

Note to customers:

VAT on organ maintenance and tuning might be reclaimable under the Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme. It is understood that relevant invoices must be submitted within one year, to a combined minimum value of £500 excluding VAT. Further details can be obtained from Topmark (LPOW): www.lpwscheme.org.uk dcms@topmarkadjusters.co.uk
0845 013 6601

Address

Harrison & Harrison Ltd
St John's Road, Meadowfield,
Durham, DH7 8YH
Telephone: 0191 378 22 22

office@harrisonorgans.com