GWR 261 Churchward toplight 'Snake C' Passenger Brake built 1922

GWR 261 Churchward toplight 'Snake C' Passenger Brake built 1922

GWR 261 Churchward toplight 'Snake C' Passenger Brake built 1922
GWR 261 Churchward toplight 'Snake C' Passenger Brake built 1922

 

Present Location Severn Valley
County Location Worcestershire
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Diagram number K22
Lot number 1281
Type BG
First Number 261
Present Number 261
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1982 by Pontypool & Blaenavon, where intended to be restored as a catering vehicle. Then to SVR: noted as being rebuilt internally, but now in use for overnight accommodation at Highley. Check Lot: 1281?
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 25/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 14/04/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 29/05/2017


 

 










 



 

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