Great Central Railwayana Auctions

GCR Fortnightly Sales: Lot 52, Sale 291

Closing Days: Bidding closes on Wednesday, 16 September at 5:00pm with "Final Bid" on Thursday, 17 September & Friday, 18 September 2020

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 291, Auction Lot 52

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Lot 52


Sarum Castle
A nameplate SARUM CASTLE from the GWR 4073 Castle Class 4-6-0 built at Swindon in July 1939, the last Castle built before a break of seven years due to the War and named after the ancient monument of Old Sarum, just north of Salisbury, Sarum being the Latin name for the Wiltshire city. Allocated new to Shrewsbury, it moved to Bristol Bath Road in June 1959 and finally to two Cardiff Sheds, Canton and East Dock from where it was withdrawn in March 1963 and sold for scrap to Cashmores at Newport. The front repainted. £6000-9000
 This lot sold for £9,600 to bidder number 8561.

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