What a beautiful object this is.. one of my favourites of all the wonderful objects in the Ashford’s Hidden Treasures series. A bit too large to fit in the house though! Many thanks to Anthony Coulls, curator at the National Railway Museum in York.
This object, far too large to be ‘hidden’, is nevertheless easy to overlook because, having spent all of its working life in Ashford, it’s now in Durham. Would be very interested to hear from anyone who worked on it/with it.