GCR 957 seven-compartment Suburban First built 1906

GCR 957 seven-compartment Suburban First built 1906

GCR 957 seven-compartment Suburban First built 1906
GCR 957 seven-compartment Suburban First built 1906

 

Present Location Brockford Green
County Location Suffolk
Designed For GCR
Built by Ashbury
Diagram number 3Q1; 3L8
Lot number FM44
Type F
First Number 957
Later Numbers 5957, 1925, DE320179
Present Number E5957E
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Lot No FM44/5013/5125. W'drn 1970. P 1971 and stored privately. 1974 to Quainton, 1983 to GCR Coach Group, Chipping Warden, nr Banbury. Sold at Auction 7/1997 350 to Mangapps. No seating, but compartment mirrors present. By 2013 to 'Brockford Sidings' where converted to holiday accomodation. Is 957, *not* 975.
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Exceptionally Important
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 04/07/1998
Surveyor Holroyd/Stanbury
Photo Date 29/08/2008
Photo by David Wigley
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 16/09/2019


 

 










 



 

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