GER 203 Six-wheel Luggage Composite (body only) built 1887

GER 203 Six-wheel Luggage Composite (body only) built 1887

GER 203 Six-wheel Luggage Composite (body only) built 1887
GER 203 Six-wheel Luggage Composite (body only) built 1887

 

Present Location Whittlesey
County Location Cambridgeshire
Designed For GER
Build Location Stratford
Diagram number 219
Lot number F20
First Number 203
Later Numbers 6203 (?)
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe Yes
Additional Notes 'Sunny Dene' 124 Peterborough Road, Whittlesey. Built 05/1887 as four compartment 32 ft six-wheeler. Outer compartments 1st Class, inner compartments 2nd Class with a central luggage compartment. 2nd Class regraded to 3rd Class in 1893. Not remumbered by LNER. W 10/28. With GER 308 (qv) sold to Mr Walker in 1929 and placed in position together as a single dwelling (see second additional photo below). Purchased by Holmes family (fair people) in 1935, passed down to Fletcher family in 1980s. 09/18: confirmed both bodies still in situ and in use as a home.
Grid Reference TL 25483 97479
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Fair
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 26/04/2012
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 26/04/2012
Photo by Gordon Maslin
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 07/09/2019

Steve West 28/07/2016. Another view.
Steve West 28/07/2016. Another view.

Steve West 28/07/2016. Viewing of GER 203 and 308 paired as dwelling.
Steve West 28/07/2016. Viewing of GER 203 and 308 paired as dwelling.


 

 










 





 

 

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