GWR 1091 Dean Clerestory Slip Tricomposite (body only) built 1897

GWR 1091 Dean Clerestory Slip Tricomposite (body only) built 1897

GWR 1091 Dean Clerestory Slip Tricomposite (body only) built 1897
GWR 1091 Dean Clerestory Slip Tricomposite (body only) built 1897

 

Present Location St Germans
County Location Cornwall
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Diagram number F12
Lot number 890
Type BCL
First Number 1091
Later Numbers 7091
Current Livery GWR chocolate and cream
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes W 1936, body grounded as chalet at Goran Haven (South Cornwall) till 1970s then moved to High Street (near St Austell). P 1995 South Devon Railway. Was built into its own pitched-roof cedar-wood shed, as shown below. By 01/11 cladding removed and prepared for move to St. Germans Station, Cornwall: this took place by 04/12. Restoration work completed by 07/13 - this being as a holiday let, mounted on reproduction non-operational underframe/running gear. Visitors welcome but by prior appointment ONLY, please call Lizzy on 07776 261192 to arrange.
Owner Railholiday
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Not Applicable
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 03/07/2013
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 01/09/2013
Photo by Lizzy Stroud
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 20/09/2016

As seen 06/12: photo, Alan Tagg
As seen 06/12: photo, Alan Tagg

As seen 06/03
As seen 06/03


 

 
















 

 

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