2019 Special addition wagon produced by Wessex Wagons for the show.

We are please to announce a 'New Release' 00 gauge wagon for sale at this year’s Bristol Model Railway Exhibition, supplied to us by Wessex Wagons.

The wagon is from the Tytherington Quarry which is near Thornbury, South Gloucestershire.

We are grateful to Wessex Wagons for manufacturing and supplying this wagon. The wagon will have a genuine load of Tytherington Quarry Stone provided by Attwood Aggregates. Both Wessex Wagons and Attwood Aggregates will have trade stands at this year’s show. Make sure you pay them a visit.

 

Wagon Details;-

"Tytherington Stone Co., Tytherington nr. Thornbury, Glos.,

7-plank wagon with Authentic stone load, No.39"

 

Brief History;-

"Howell Hardwick inherited an estate near Thornbury in 1880 and began operating quarries around Tytherington, initially as Hardwick & Co. The name changed to Tytherington Stone Co. in the mid-1890’s. The business acquired a number of new and used mineral wagons between 1898 and 1914 and was linked to the LMS branch at Thornbury. Later the business was absorbed into the Teign Valley Granite Co, eventually all becoming a constituent part of the current Hanson Aggregates. Although mothballed for many years, blasting at Tytherington Quarry restarted in March 2019. This wagon comes with an Authentic load of Tytherington limestone, supplied by ATTWOOD AGGREGATES"

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