Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 4 June 2016

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 211, Auction Lot 329
Lot 329 A nameplate, AVONDALE CASTLE, from a (GWR) 4073 Castle Class 4-6-0 No 7010 built at Swindon in June 1948 and named after a ruin and mound in the centre of Strathavon in South Lanarkshire which is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and more often known as Strathavon Castle. Allocated new to Old Oak Common it moved in July 1948 to Oxford, returning in 1952 to 81A where it spent the remainder of its working life with a final couple of months at Reading from where it was withdrawn in the week ending 7 March 1964 and sold for scrap to Hayes at Bridgend on 23 April 1964. (see also next Lot) £12000-15000
 This lot sold for £11600.