LCDR 229 6-wheel First (later converted) (body only) built 1886

LCDR 229 6-wheel First (later converted) (body only) built 1886

LCDR 229 6-wheel First (later converted) (body only) built 1886
LCDR 229 6-wheel First (later converted) (body only) built 1886

 

Present Location Isle of Wight
County Location Isle of Wight
Designed For LCDR
Build Location Longhedge
Diagram number SR 363
Type FZ
First Number 229
Later Numbers 2619 6376
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Additional Notes Built as 6-wheel First 229 by LCDR for boat train use. Converted to 4 wheeler for block train use in 1915. Altered by SR to composite 3/1/1/1 and shipped to IoW 05/1936. Withdrawn 05/1936. Grounded at West side of Thorness Bay: moved (with several others) to East side of the Bay ca. 1950. To Havenstreet 09/13. SECR number was 2619, SR number was 6376. As this last is in the same series as the already-restored 6378, this vehicle is now initially being displayed as a chalet outside the new storage and display building at Havenstreet (see main photo).
Owner Isle of Wight Railway Co Ltd
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Derelict/Not Present
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 16/01/2014
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 29/06/2016
Photo by Craig Browning
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 19/04/2016

Gary Walker 10/09/2013 Earlier condition
Gary Walker 10/09/2013 Earlier condition


 

 










 





 

 

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