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 Pitchford Hall & Foxcote Manor at Barrow Hill in 2006

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Great Western Railway Hall class no. 4953 Pitchford Hall
Great Western Railway Hall class no. 4953 Pitchford Hall at Barrow Hill in 2006
GWR Hall class no.4953 Pitchford Hall
Great Western Railway Hall class 4-6-0 no.4953 Pitchford Hall at Barrow Hill in 2006
Pitchford Hall was built by the Great Western Railway at its Swindon Works in August 1929.This locomotive was withdrawal by British Railways in May 1963 and ended up in Woodham Brothers scrapyard in Barry. In 2015 it is at the Epping Ongar Railway.
7822 Foxcote Manor
GWR 4-6-0 no.7822 Foxcote Manor October 2006 at Barrow Hill.
GWR 4-6-0 no.7822 Foxcote Manor is a two-cylinder 4-6-0 tender engine which was designed by C. B. Collett.  20 were built at the Great Westerns Swindon works in 1938. 10 more were built in 1950 by Britiish Railways. Foxcote Manor is one of this 2nd British Railways Batch.
In 1965 ,Foxcote Manor was withdrawn by Bitish Railways and went to Woodham Brothers scrapyard in Barry South Wales. The locomotive was purchased in 1974 by the Foxcote Manor Society and moved to Oswestry. In 1986 it was moved to the Llangollen Railway.
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This former steam roundhouse is located at Barrow Hill near Chesterfield and was saved by the Barrow Hill Engine Shed Society. The photos on this page were taken in 2006

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