GCR 1663 Clerestory Composite Brake Lavatory (body only) built 1903

GCR 1663 Clerestory Composite Brake Lavatory (body only) built 1903

GCR 1663 Clerestory Composite Brake Lavatory (body only) built 1903
GCR 1663 Clerestory Composite Brake Lavatory (body only) built 1903

 

Present Location Great Central (Northern)
County Location Nottinghamshire
Designed For GCR
Build Location Gorton
Built by Ashbury
Diagram number 4H3
Lot number FC44
Type BCL
First Number 1663
Later Numbers 51663
Present Number 1663
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes FC44/5148. W 1948, body in use as Canteen at Hull Kingston Rovers Craven Park ground. (Two other bodies also at that location). P 1989 Great Central Carriage Group, near Banbury. 7/97 private owner, then GCR(N) - based GCR Rolling Stock Trust. On wagon u/f, now in new Carriage building. (The two other bodies were: Great Central Third 224 (?), dismantled for parts by Great Central Railway Carriage Group: and Midland & North British Joint (M&NB Joint) BTK No. 118, dismantled for parts by the Midland Railway Trust. Both these latter were in use as Tote betting offices). By 10/11 outside, sheeted: and by 08/11 was carried by underframe of BG 31274 (q.v.).
Owner GCR Rolling Stock Trust
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Underframe Condition Not Applicable
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 30/08/2005
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 03/08/2006
Photo by Byron Chamberlain
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 18/04/2016


 

 














 

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