Lot 108 Brass Steam Locomotive Nameplate "CADBURY CASTLE". As carried by a Collett designed Castle Class 4-6-0 No. 7028 built at Swindon Works in May 1950. Allocations included Landore, Carmarthen and Llanelly from where it was withdrawn in December 1963. Cut up at Steel Supply, Albion Works, Briton Ferry, South Wales 08/64. FIRST TIME AT AUCTION. A BR receipt from Swindon in 1964 accompanies this plate when purchased direct by a Research & Development (Chemist) Director of Cadbury and has been with his family ever since. Cadbury Castle is the best known and most interesting of the reputed legendary sites of Camelot. A bronze and iron-age hill fort in the Civil Parish of South Cadbury, five miles north east of Yeovil, Somerset.


  Lot Sold For: £14100 (PB 1440)