ST6142 : 'The Duke of Windsor'

taken 3 years ago, near to Shepton Mallet, Somerset, Great Britain

'The Duke of Windsor'
'The Duke of Windsor'
This handsome exhibit is a Burrell agricultural engine - a general purpose version. It was built in 1894, demonstrated at the Taunton show a year later and was purchased by the Mitchells, a threshing company of Merriot, Somerset. It was later bought by T.C. Trott and R. Willcox of Litton Cheney, Dorset in 1960. Producing some 6 N.H.P., the Duke made an appearance in the film 'Far from a madding crowd'. The present owner took possession in 1984 and carried out extensive repairs and maintenance.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 27 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe 
Primary Subject of Photo
Showground 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 6190 4282 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.9999N 2:32.7893W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 6190 4281
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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