Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 2 March 2019

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 258, Auction Lot 388
Lot 388 A nameplate, FRESHFORD MANOR, from the GWR 7800 Manor Class 4-6-0 No 7813 built at Swindon in January 1939 and named after the 18th Century manor house five miles from Bath. Allocated to Oxley by January 1948, its later sheds included Newton Abbot, Laira, Tyseley, Reading and Didcot from where it was withdrawn on 7 May 1965 and sold for scrap to Birds Commercial Motors at Morriston on 16 June 1965. Ex loco condition. £6000-8000