Bristol Exeter 30 Four-wheel 4-compt Luggage Composite (body only) built 1876

Bristol Exeter 30 Four-wheel 4-compt Luggage Composite (body only) built 1876

Bristol Exeter 30 Four-wheel 4-compt Luggage Composite (body only) built 1876
Bristol Exeter 30 Four-wheel 4-compt Luggage Composite (body only) built 1876

 

Present Location Blakemere
County Location Herefordshire
Designed For Bristol Exeter
Built by Bristol Wagon and Carriage
Diagram number Q4
Type CY
First Number 30
Later Numbers GWR 480, 6480, 80978
Present Number none
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes When absorbed by GWR in 1876 became No. 480, later 6480. Converted to Divisional Engineer's Saloon ca 1890, became 80978 in early 1920s. W from Plymouth Division 06/40. G as office in timber yard in London Docks; later dwelling at Sarratt, Hertfordshire from 1945. To Old Radnor 09/07, then to Blakemere. Intention is to reconstruct. Mounted onto purpose-built road trailer.
Owner Private ( Mr Roger Gell)
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Underframe Condition Derelict/Not Present
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Derelict/Not Present
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 10/09/2013
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 04/09/2013
Photo by Alan Tagg
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 11/05/2020


 

 














 

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