LYR 571 Birdcage 6 wheel Brake Third (body only) built 1882

LYR 571 Birdcage 6 wheel Brake Third (body only) built 1882

LYR 571 Birdcage 6 wheel Brake Third (body only) built 1882
LYR 571 Birdcage 6 wheel Brake Third (body only) built 1882

 

Present Location Cucklington
County Location Somerset
Designed For LYR
Build Location Newton Heath
Diagram number 10
Type BT
First Number 571
Later Numbers 571 227 242.
Present Number 242
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes 1882-84. To Barry Railway 1916 (227): later, GWR 242. W 12/1927. All 3 numbers found. One of 6 in residential use at Milton Damerel, south of Barnstaple. Now at Church Farm Cottage, Cucklington, Somerset - restored to livery of last day of operation, 24 Dec 1927. By 06/15 with adjacent BR 12 ton ventilated van available for holiday lets - see second photograph for other side of vehicle (front of holiday let).
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Satisfactory
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 01/01/2008
Surveyor Chris Stanford
Photo Date 01/04/2016
Photo by Ken Hartley
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 23/05/2016

Ken Hartley 01/04/2016. Other side of vehicle
Ken Hartley 01/04/2016. Other side of vehicle

Ken Hartley 01/04/2016. Another view
Ken Hartley 01/04/2016. Another view


 

 

















 

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