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Burrell no. 3789 Princess Royal of 1918 reh SW 742 - Strumpshaw collection - 09 -IMG 0439

One of the Museums own engines Burrell no. 3789 Princess Royal at the Strumpshaw Steam Rally in 2009

The Strumpshaw Hall Steam Museum in Strumpshaw, Norfolk is home to a collection of Traction engines, Steam rollers, a Showmans engine and a Steam wagon which are run on special occasions and on the last Sunday of each month from April to October.

HistoryEdit

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The CollectionEdit

The Museum has a narrow gauge railway line operated by a Simplex diesel disguised as a steam engine and a simple four-wheeled coach which are run on most open days. A steam narrow gauge tank locomotive by Jung Locomotive Works of Germany is static in the shed. The museum also has the last surviving example of a experimental type of Garret traction engine which is not (?) in service, and a example of a colonial Steam Wagon which is also working and a pair of Ploughing engines along with a set of plouging tackle and several Threshing machines. There is a farm next to the museum which has a collection of rare breeds of birds. Finally the museum has some fairground rides and s several organs on site which are usually in operation for the public.

Engines featured in Strumpshaw collectionEdit

The collection includes 20 Steam engines of all types and examples from several well known makes, with examples of Steam Tractors, Portable engine, Ploughing Engines, and steam rollers.

The Strumpshaw Steam Engine collection
Make & No. Name Reg-no. Year Type Image Misc info
Aveling & Porter no. 6221 - EB 02 1907 Tractor to add
Aveling & Porter no. 10079 - BJ 7116 1921 Tractor Aveling and Porter no. 10079 roller reg BJ 7116 at Strumpshaw Rally 09 - IMG 0463 In service
Aveling & Porter no. 12461 Princess Anne MY 953 1929 Tractor to add
Aveling & Porter no. 14085 - VF 9891 1930 Roller Aveling and Porter no. 14085 Roller reg VF 9891 - Strumpshaw collection - 09 - IMG 0278
Aveling & Porter no. 14135 - NG 1412 1931 Roller Aveling and Porter no. 14135 roller reg NG 1412 at Strumpshaw Museum 09 - IMG 0357
Burrell no. 2366 Buller AH 5488 1901 Tractor Burrell no. 2366 Traction Engine Buller reg AH 5488 at Strumpshaw museum 09 - IMG 0337
Burrell no. 3789 Princess Royal SW 742 1918 showman's emgine Burrell no. 3789 Princess Royal of 1918 reh SW 742 - Strumpshaw collection - 09 -IMG 0439 In service
Burrell no. 3924 Princess Mary NO 6085 1922 Tractor Burrell no. 3924 Tractor Princess Mary of 1922 reg NO 6085 at Strumpshaw Museum 09 - IMG 0377
Foden no. 13802 Santa Maria VN 2912 1931 Wagon Foden no. 13802 Santa Maria reg VN 2912 - Strunpshaw collection - 09 - IMG 0441 In service
Fowler no. 15340 - BL 8167 1919 Ploughing engine Fowler no. 15340 of 1919 reg BL 8167 at Strumpshaw Museum 09 - IMG 0286 ( Pair with 15341)
Fowler no. 15341 - BL 8168 1919 Ploughing engine Fowler no. 15341 of 1919 reg BL 8168 at Strumpshaw Museum 09 - IMG 0303 ( Pair with 15340)
Garrett no. 34045 Lou Lindy BJ 6628 1921 Traction engine Garrett no. 34045 of 1913 reg BJ 6628 at Strumpshaw Museum 09 - IMG 0345 A unique experimental design
Marshall no. 28334 Lura EB 6519 1897 Traction engine to add
Marshall no. 52483 - E 5114 1909 Traction engine to add
Marshall no. 66182 Prince Andrew CT 3926 1914 Traction engine Marshall no. 66182 Traction engine reg CT 3926 at Strumpshaw Museum 09 - IMG 0372
Marshall no. 83270 Joly Joyce WH 1261 1929 Roller Marshall no. 83270 Roller reg VH 1261 at Strumpshaw Museum 09 - IMG 0347
Marshall no. 83600 - VF 3665 1928 Traction engine Marshall no. 83600 traction engine reg VF 3669 at Strumpshaw Museum 09 - IMG 0368
Marshall no. 83780 - VF 4183 1928 Traction engine Marshall no. 83780 traction engine of 1928 reg VF 4183 at strumpshaw museum 09 - IMG 0309
Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies no. 36030 - - 1925 Portable steam engine Ransomes no. 36030 portable 4 hp at Strumpshaw Museum 09 - IMG 0313
Ruston Proctor no. 38994 The Champion AH 7938 1910 Traction engine Ruston Proctor no. 38994 The Champion reg AH 7938 - Strumpshaw collection - 09 - IMG 0281
Part time residents
Make & No. Name Reg-no. Year Type Image Misc info
Wallis & Steevens no. 7801 Wanda PU 3378 1924 Tractor Wallis & Steevens no. 7801 Wanda reg PU 3378 at Strumpshaw rally 09 - IMG 0215 Owned by Mrs K Anglewrath, formerly owned by W. Key (Museum founder)

Other exhibitsEdit

The museum includes large Stationary Steam Engines and a Beam Engine

  • Several tractors including a MkI, MkII and A Mk III Field Marshall
  • Several threshing machines
  • A Steam Balance plough & Cultivator for use with the ploughing Engines
  • A Steam Locomotive.
  • A Cinema Wirlitzer Organ which is played at interval on the open days.

EventsEdit

The Museum hosts a number of special events throughout the year. The biggest being the annual Strumpshaw Steam Rally which has been running in 2009 for the past 17 years. The event is held on the Witsun tide Bank hoiliday weekend over 3 days and is one of the larger events on that weekend. The museums engines also visit other rallies in the East Anglia area and on occasion events further afield such as the Great Dorset Steam Fair.

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