MR 1129 Brake Third (body only) built 1881

MR 1129 Brake Third (body only) built 1881

MR 1129 Brake Third (body only) built 1881
MR 1129 Brake Third (body only) built 1881

 

Present Location Barroway Drove
County Location Norfolk
Designed For MR
Type BT
First Number 1129
Present Number 1129
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes One of two former MR bodies grounded circa 1919 as a bungalow known as 'The Wings', 26 The Drove, Barroway Drove, near Downham Market, Norfolk. Both renovated internally and externally, which included removal of rendering on this body shown in earlier additional photo below to reveal carriage as in main photo. Number 1129 found on inside of one door. 10/21: confirmed that both bodies are still in situ.
Owner Private
Grid Reference TF 57851 04222
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Fair
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Under Cover
Operating No
Survey Date 18/04/2009
Surveyor Andrew Jenkins
Photo Date 01/10/2011
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 12/11/2021

Andrew Jenkins 18/04/2009: earlier rendered condition
Andrew Jenkins 18/04/2009: earlier rendered condition


 

 










 





 

 

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