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Engine Details
Current Name Avellana
Manufacturer Aveling & Porter
Build date 1914
Serial no. 8401
Registration no. AF 3427
Machine type Traction engine
Model type/class KLD
Weight Tons (kg) 10 ton
Date into Preservation 1995
Power nhp 6 nhp
No. of Cylinders 2
Cylinder type compound
No. of Gears 2
Ancillary equipment Scarifier
Original Owner Thomas Weeks & Son
Current Owner / Keeper Tony Seddon
Sale Price (approximate)
(if published)
Auctioneer -
Private Sale Yes
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Aveling & Porter no. 8401 is an traction engine that was built in September 1914 by Aveling & Porter in Rochester Kent. This engine is currently owned/in the care of Tony Seddon, co-founder of Seddon & Black steam supplies. The engine is currently named Avellana and carries the reg no. AF 3427.

Engine History

New in 1914 to Thomas Weekes & Son of Lawhitton, Cornwall. After 81 years with the Thomas family the engine was sold in 1995 to a N.Bailey. For a number of its 81 years years the engine had been resident in the Steam Museum.

In 2012 the engine was acquired by current owners Tony Seddon and Family, from Whitchurch, Shropshire.

In 2013 fitted with new rubber tyres, following an incident on the way to the 2013 Malpas Yesteryear Rally.

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References / sources

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