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Astwood Bank Vintage Gathering
Astwood Bank Steam Line up - 08 - P6150289
Steam lineup at 2008 show
Promoter
Organisers The North Worcester Vintage Tractor and Engine Club
In aid of
(Beneficiaries)
Midlands Air Ambulance
Sponsors (main) SE Davis & Son (host event)
Date held on June 2012
Duration (days) 2
Venue SE Davis & Son Ltd
Location Edgeoake Lane,
Astwood Bank
nr. Redditch
County Worcestershire
Country England
NTET Accredited Yes
Attendance numbers
(approximate no.)
Next Event Date 9 & 10th June 2012
First Event was held in (year)  ?
Last Event was held in (year) 2011
No. of years held  ?
Events Web Site club web site

The Astwood Bank Vintage Gathering is held each June in the Village of Astwood Bank Nr Redditch in Worcestershire, England. The gathering is organised by the Local branch of the NVTEC and raises funds for the local Air Ambulance. The event has been hosted for the last few years by S.E. Davis & Son Ltd of Astwood Bank, at their Farm & Yard. Mr Davis and Son Paul have a Large Collection of Steam engines and Construction plant and are avid collectors of old machinery. - see S.E. Davis & Son collection for some of the fascinating machinery they have saved.

The event is a National Traction Engine Trust Authorised Event.

Exhibits and attractionsEdit

Gypsie Caravan Display at Astwood Bank 09 - IMG 3781
A unusual display of traditional 'Gypsy' Horse drawn caravans at the 2009 event
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Exhibit classes include:

2014 EventEdit

Next show is on 14th and 15th of June 2014

2011 EventEdit

Add details of the 2011 event here

v · d · e 2011 Event Participants

Ford 2000 Dexta - JHN 145D + Blue Force at Astwood Bank 2011 - IMG 8762
Blue Force stand at the 2011 Astwood Bank Vintage Gathering
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2010 EventEdit

Add details of any of the 2010 participants here;

Astwood Bank Vintage Gathering/2010

2009 EventEdit

A selection of the 2009 exhibits; Astwood Bank Vintage Gathering/2009

2009 Steam enginesEdit

Steam Engines list
Engine (make & No.) Name Type year built Reg no. Owner Photo Misc info
Burrell no. 3121 Keeling Agricultural Engine 1909 NO 1310 D & J Smith Burrell no. 3121 TE Keeling reg NO 1310 at Astwood Bank 09 - IMG 3419
Burrell no. 3288 Nancy Showman's Engine 1911 TA 1118 D.A. Prout & Sons, Gloucestershire Burrell no. 3288 Showmans engine Nancy reg TA 1119 at Astwood Bank 09 - IMG 3386 Livery of 'Joseph Brewer & Sons Golden Galopers'
Fowler no. 13141 Jo Road Locomotive 1913 HO 5677 M. Davies, Inkberow Fowler no. 13141 Road Loco JO reg HO 5677 at Astwood Bank 09 - IMG 3428
Fowler no. 14257 Linkey Ploughing Engines 1916 KE 2494 M & A Jones, Droitwich Fowler no. 14257 Ploughing engine Linkey reg KE 2494 at Astwood Bank 09 - IMG 3413
Fowler No. 15902 Jessica Steam roller 1923 KR 8728 D. Wardell Fowler no. 15902 Roller reg KR8728 at Astwood Bank 09 - IMG 3403 Livery of 'D. Wardell & Sons of Birmingham'
Garrett no. 23992 Lucy Traction Engine 1902 CF 8478 S.E. Davis & Son collection Garrett no. 23992 Traction engine Lucy reg CF 8478 at Astwood Bank 09 - IMG 3737
Marshall no. 78667 Emily Agricultural Engine (was a Roller) 1925 HO 6360 S.E. Davis & Son collection Marshall no. 78667 TE ex RR Emily HO 6360 IMG 3731
Belliss & Morcom No.8890 CAITLIN Industrial engine  ? NA M. J. Pomery Belliss & Morcom engine no. 8890 and Aveling Barford Invicta Major Boiler 49975 of 1951 at Astwood Bank 09 - IMG 3430 Engine ex Droitwich Spa laundry (A small Aveling Barford boiler now used for steam)

Commercial & Military vehiclesEdit

A number of interesting vehicles were present including these;

  • (photos to follow later) And a few others trucks besides.

TractorsEdit

Caterpillar - Claas Challenger 75E at Astwood Bank 09 - IMG 3391
A Challenger / Claas 75E
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Ford and NH line up at Astwood Bank 09 - IMG 3595
A High powered lineup of 1300 + hp for serious crowd pulling power from Big Boy and friends
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2008 EventEdit

Detail's to be added (load of photos uploaded & link to here)

Astwood Bank Vintage Gathering/2008

2008 Steam engines Edit

Steam Engines list
Engine (make & No.) Name Type year built Reg no. Owner Photo Misc info
Aveling-Barford AC604 Patrica Steam roller 1937 CPT 235 David Marsh Kilsby. Aveling-Barford AC604 SR Patricia - CPT 235 at Astwoodbank 08 - P6150175
Burrell no. 3121 Keeling Agricultural Engine 1909 NO 1310 D & J Smith Burrell no. 3121 - TE - Keeling - NO 1310 at Astwood 08 - (cropped) P6150289
Burrell no. 3288 Nancy Showman's Engine 1911 TA 1118 D.A. Prout & Sons, Gloucestershire Burrell no. 3288 - Nancy - TA 1118 at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150251 Livery of 'Joseph Brewer & Sons Golden Gallopers'
Fowler no. 13141 Jo Road Locomotive 1913 HO 5677 M. Davies, Inkberow Fowler no. 13141 RL Jo - HO 5677 at Astwoodbank 08 - P6150172
Fowler no. 14257 Linkey Ploughing Engines 1916 KE 2494 M & A Jones, Droitwich Fowler 14257
Fowler No. 15142 - Ploughing Engine 1918 BP 6125 C.J. Collins, Inkberrow Fowler no. 15142 plg - BP 6125 at astwoodbank 08 - P6150162
Fowler No. 15143 - Ploughing Engine 1918 BP 6127 C.J. Collins, Inkberrow Fowler no 15143 at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150168
Fowler No. 15902 Jessica Steam roller 1923 KR 8728 D. Wardell Fowler no 15902 Jessica KR8728 at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150166 Livery of 'D. Wardell & Sons of Birmingham'
Fowler No. 16392 Alice Steam roller 1925 MB 8144 Paul Atkins Evesham Fowler no. 16392 SR - Alice - MB 8144 at Astwoodbank 08 - P6150177
Garrett no. 23992 Lucy Traction Engine 1902 CF 8478 S.E. Davis & Son collection Garrett no. 23992 TE - Lucy - CF 8478 at Astwoodbank 08 - P6150156 3rd oldest Garrett in UK
Marshall no. 78667 Emily Agricultural Engine (was a Roller) 1925 HO 6360 S.E. Davis & Son collection Marshall no. 78667 TE ex RR Emily HO 6360 IMG 3731
Belliss & Morcom No.8890 CAITLIN Industrial engine  ? NA M. J. Pomery Belliss & Morcom steam engine boiler - Astwood 08 - P6150178 Engine ex Droitwich Spa laundry (A small Aveling Barford boiler now used for steam)

2008 Tractors Edit

Some of the tractors from the 2008 show. - If we missed your tractor please add it to the list. If your tractor is listed please add missing details and/or add a individual vehicle page for it with more photos or history info.

Tractor exhibit list
entry no. Make & model / no. Reg no. Serial no. (if known) year built Owner Photo Misc info
18 Fordson Super Dexta 639 DVJ Serial no Year Owner ? Fordson Super Dexta - 639 DVJ - FFA stand at Astwood bank 08 - P6150142 Excellent restoration on the FFA stand
- New Holland 9682 - Big Boy Year ? Owner ? New Holland 9682 - 'Big Boy' at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150143 An example of a late 90s articulate tractor that replaced the Ford FW series
- Roadless Major Reg no. ? Roadless no. ? Year ? S.E. Davis & Son collection A Roadless Fordson Major of SE Davis A working tractor from the events hosts collection
- Ford FW-30 Reg no. ? Serial no Year ? Owner ? Ford FW30 A Ford Articulated tractor
- International 956XL Reg no. ? Serial no Year ? Owner ? International Case 956XL at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150254 4-wd model from the Case IH merger period
- Fordson Model N - Serial no ? Year ? Owner ? Fordson Model N - red spot - on Steel wheels at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150255 A Fordson on steel wheels with a red spot transmission & wide mud guards
- BMC Mini Tractor Reg no. ? Serial no ? 1965 Owner ? BMC Mini Tractor - 1965 - at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150257 Well restored example
12 Allis-Chalmers Model D270 Reg no. ? Serial no ? Year ? Owner ? Allis-Chalmers D-270 - Perkins - at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150258 Fitted with Perkins Diesel engine
38 Deering Binder - - Year ? Owner ? Deering Binder Rare working reaper binder from Canada.
- Field Marshall SII FNV 536 Field Marshall ? 1949 B. Whitehouse, Warwickshire Field Marshall sn - FNV 536 at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150262 Immaculate example restored over 5 years. S/n 42855 looks wrong ?
- Trantor LBP 573Y Serial no ? Year ? Owner ? Trantor - LBP 573Y at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150265 A rare early UK built Fast Tractor
37 or 87 Roadless Ploughmaster 75 Reg no. ? Roadless no. ? Year ? Owner ? Roadless 75 sn ? at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150267
 ?6 Minneapolis-Moline U - Serial no ? Year ? Owner ? Minneapolis-Moline Model U at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150268 Rowcrop Tricycle design.
- Case IH 5288 Reg no. ? Serial no ? Year ? Owner ? Case IH 5288 at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150269 Unusual model
- Muir-Hill 121 Reg no. ? Muir-Hill no. 31801 Year ? Owner ? Muir-Hill 121 Tidy unrestored example
- David Brown 950 Implematic Reg no. ? Serial no ? Year ? Owner ? David Brown 950 Implematic at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150272
64 Nuffield 4/25 YU ? G Serial no ? Year ? Owner ? Nuffield 4-25 - YU ? G at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150273
- Caterpillar Twenty Two - Serial no ? Year ? Owner ? Caterpillar Twent Two at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150274 Excellent restored example of early Caterpillar
52 Leyland 344 Reg no. ? Serial no ? Year ? Owner ? Leyland 344 at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150275
- Farmall Cub Reg no. ? Serial no ? Year ? Owner ? Farmall Cub at Astwood Bank 2008 Well restored example of this spindly tractor
55 Oliver 70 Reg no. ? Serial no ? Year ? Owner ? Oliver 70 tricycle Rowcrop at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150277 Excellent restored example
- Fordson Standard Reg no. ? Serial no ? Year Owner ? Fordson Standard - original - Astwood Bank 08 - P6150278 Original unrestored example
- Porsche ? Reg no. ? Serial no Year Owner ? Porsche tractor with mower at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150280 under restoration - fitted with mid mounted mower
66 International B250 UNP 531 Serial no ? Year ? Owner ? International B250 - UNP 531 at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150281 Restored example
- David Brown 2D 327 UNE Serial no ? Year ? Owner ? David Brown 2D - 327 UME at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150282 Fitted with mid mounted seed drill
23 JCB 1 Digger CWP 309B 10070\7\64 1964 J.W. Darby, Birmingham JCB 1 Digger at Astwoodbank 2008 One of only a couple of dozen survivors
- Ford 3000 (Super Dexta) Reg no. ? Serial no Year ? Owner ? Ford 3000 (Super Dexta) at Astwood Bank 08 - P6150288
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Past eventsEdit

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Astwood Bank Vintage Gathering/past years

See alsoEdit

References / sourcesEdit

  • The show guide 2009

External linksEdit

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