Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 4 March 2017

Great Central Railwayana Auction Sale 225, Auction Lot 366
Lot 366 A nameplate, UMBERSLADE HALL, from the GWR 4900 Hall Class 4-6-0 No 4975 built at Swindon in January 1930 and named after the house three miles from Hockley Heath in the southern outskirts of Birmingham. Allocated to Cardiff Canton by January 1948 and later Hereford, Laira, Newton Abbot, Reading and Oxford from where it was withdrawn in the week ending 21 September 1963 and sold for scrap to Cashmores at Newport on 31 December 1963. Ex loco condition. £5000-6000
 This lot sold for £7000.