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RunningAilsa Craig D1 Petrol EngineSingle cylinder petrol marine engine with gearbox.
RunningAilsa Craig RL1 Diesel Engine with Marine GearboxAilsa Craig RL1 10hp Diesel Engine with Marine Gearbox.
Mounted on wooden skid unit with 4 castors.
Two starting handles, long throw for flywheel side, short throw for gearbox side.
Water cooled exhaust silencer. In excellent mechanical order.
RunningAllen 3S30Originally thought to be supplied as a single engine contract to the East Surrey Water Company, Leatherhead and then later moved to Woldingham Pumping Station.

This was based on the works number K1/24744 from the works plate. However, once restoration started the engine was found to have the works number K1/21518.

Donated by SEAMS in 2012

RunningAllen 6S37C Diesel6 cylinder vertical 4-stroke diesel engine originally driving Allen Double Conqueror pump via gearbox at Welches Dam Pumping Station. 500bhp at 475 rpm
RunningAllen 8S30Straight 8 skid mount genset with Mather & Platt alternator and exciter. Isenthal regulator. 355BHP at 600 rpm. Stroke 300mm, Bore 230mm
RunningAllen FOE 2-Stroke SemidieselTwo-stroke vertical hotbulb oil engine originally installed at Conington Fen Pumping Station, Hunts.

Note:The location details were passed by the the donor but a previous owner has commented that this information is not correct. An application will be made to Bedford Archives to obtain the correct details.

RunningAllen S30Vertical four cylinder diesel engine originally driving an Allen centrifugal pump for drainage work.

Originally installed at the Catsholme Pumping Station, part of the Wissey Internal Drainage Board and pumping the Common Dyke into the River Wissey.

The 108hp engine drove a Conqueror pump through a flexible coupling delivering 70 tons of water a minute against a 16 foot head.

RunningAllen S473 Cylinder vertical four-stroke diesel engine originally driving a multi-stage pump through a speed multiplier
RunningAmanco 6hp Mule TeamVery original horizontal open crank petrol/paraffin engine. Original paintwork on original skids.
RunningAtlantic MarineFour cylinder marine petrol engine with reversing box. L head design in pairs.
RunningBelliss & Morcom Paraffin EngineSingle cylinder four-stroke petrol/paraffin engine driving generator
RunningBelliss & Morcom S5AVertical four cylinder direct coupled genset producing 100KVA at 600 rpm, 240v single phase. Originally supplied to the Air Ministry
RunningBlackstone BSI Spring Injection DieselSingle cylinder horizontal diesel engine with Blackstone patent spring injection.
RunningBlackstone DB Vertical Diesel12hp diesel engine supplied to a farm in Carmarthenshire. Excellent condition
Running Blackstone NP Horizontal DieselHorizontal enclosed diesel engine, 19hp @ 700 rpm
RunningBradford Horizontal Petrol EngineSingle cylinder enclosed crank horizontal on trolley
RunningBristol Siddeley ProteusIndustrial gas turbine based on an aircraft turboprop unit producing 4250 SHP.
RunningBrit E 10 Marine EngineTwin cylinder petrol engine with gearbox
RunningBrit E10 Marine EngineModel E10 twin cylinder marine petrol engine, electric start
RunningClayton & Shuttleworth JAHorizontal single cylinder two-stroke hot bulb.
RunningCleveland 3-286AThree cylinder two-stroke diesel generating set. Installed 2nd hand at Amcor Flexibles in Ilkeston, Derbyshire.
RunningCrossley 1050Single cylinder horizontal petrol/paraffin, enclosed hopper cooled.
RunningCrossley HD3Single cylinder horizontal diesel
RunningCrossley VOVertical single cylinder class VO7 11hp two stroke semidiesel engine driving Worthington Simpson duplex water pump
RunningDeutz F2L712 Generating SetTwin cylinder 1700cc air-cooled diesel engine driving single phase generating set. Skid mounted.
RunningDorman 8JT186kva 3-phase generating set.
RunningFeltham SM1 Marine EngineSingle cylinder 4-stroke marine engine with reversing gear
RunningFoden FD 6 Mk 3Six cylinder two-stroke diesel, ex plant
RunningGardner 1L2 Generating SetDC generating set driven by single cylinder vertical diesel engine. Mounted on cast bedplate
RunningGardner 3HF Horizontal Oil Engine8HP mounted on trailer.
RunningGardner 4LWFour cylinder vertical diesel on cast bedplate driving Crompton dynamo and three phase alternator
RunningGardner 4LWFour cylinder vertical diesel on cast bedplate driving Crompton dynamo and Reavell compressor.
RunningGardner 5LW5 cylinder four-stroke diesel engine.
RunningGardner 6LW Marine Engine and GearboxEx RN unit, reconditioned and inhibited 30+years ago.
RunningHamworthy Oil Engine/Compressor SetVertical single cylinder two stroke petrol/paraffin engine driving twin cylinder compressor. Originally supplied to provide starting air for a 4S30 Allen
RunningHartop FE1 1/2hp two-stroke petrol engine
RunningHartop H1hp two-stroke petrol engine
RunningHatz/Bristol CompressorStarting compressor set for 6VCB Ruston
RunningHornsby Oil Engine12hp oil engine
RunningKelvin E2 Marine EngineTwin cylinder petrol/paraffin marine engine
RunningLister A BrustonSingle cylinder vertical hopper cooled petrol engine. Ex Bruston generating set.
RunningLister A Compressor setLister A twin flywheel four stroke petrol engine driving a two stage Belliss & Morcom compressor on cast bedplate. Starting engine for the Belliss & Morcom diesel engine at the Elan Valley Estate Sawmill.
RunningLister ACL4Four cylinder petrol engine, Wisconsin built under license. 8bhp at 1800 rpm.

It was sold to the War Office and purchased at a post-war sale and taken into private ownership.

Purchased for the Lister Museum and rebuilt by David Harris. These engines were used for 4 kW battery charging sets for the tank corps and many of them were used in the western desert

RunningLister B ex BrustonSingle cylinder vertical hopper cooled petrol engine. Ex Bruston generating set.
RunningLister CETwin cylinder vertical diesel engine. Spec 24/22
RunningLister D Shearing SetVertical single cylinder petrol engine mounted on original frame driving twin head shearer.
RunningLister D/Lacey Hulbert CompressorLister D type driving twin cylinder opposed compressor unit by Lacey Hulbert. Used as a hard hat diving compressor within Portsmouth Docks.
RunningLister FR2 GensetTwin cylinder vertical diesel with single phase 240v alternator
RunningLister G2Lister G2 twin cylinder petrol engine. Badged Drake and Fletcher
RunningLister JP4 Generating Set4 cylinder vertical diesel driving Mawdsley 27kva 3-phase genset with Isenthal regulator.
RunningLister LSingle cylinder petrol engine with flick mag.
RunningLister NSingle cylinder vertical petrol engine with flick magneto
RunningLister Pump HouseCorrugated iron shed containing Lister D and Lister Domestic pump. Typical of the many sheds at the bottom of fields all over the UK. Constructed and donated to the museum by Dan Howden.
RunningLister Reavell CompressorSingle cylinder vetical 3.5hp diesel close coupled to two stage compressor.
RunningLister ST1/Bristol CompressorSingle cylinder air-cooled vertical diesel engine driving single cylinder two-stage air compressor. Provides reserve starting air for Power Halls 2 & 3
RunningLister Start-o-Matic 2.5kw Generating Set240v A.C. generating set on cast bedplate
RunningLister TLK Generating SetTwin cylinder vertical four-stroke petrol/paraffin engine driving generator on cast bedplate.
RunningLister/Broomwade Compressor SetLister D petrol engine direct coupled to single cylinder 300 psi Broomwade compressor on a cast iron bedplate.
RunningLister/Hamworthy CompressorSingle cylinder vertical diesel with close coupled two-stage compressor
RunningLister/Hamworthy Compressor Set3.5hp @ 650rpm Lister CS diesel engine with piggy-back Hamworthy two-stage compressor producing 350 psi.

Radiator cooled, ex ministry inhibited and as new condition on arrival.

RunningMirrlees ULA5 Generating Set5 cylinder vertical diesel engine driving 3 phase alternator with exciter on steel frame
RunningPaxman 12YHAZ Generating SetV12 four-stroke normally aspirated diesel driving 187 kva three-phase Crompton-Parkinson generator with switchboard
RunningPaxman VegaAir cooled V12 diesel generating set
RunningPegson Pump SetLister D spec DH9 s/no 2245 driving Pegson pump on fabricated trolley (not original)
RunningPelapone D21 DieselSingle cylinder vertical diesel engine
RunningPelapone PD66 cylinder vertical four-stroke petrol engine on cast bedplate originally driving dynamo.
RunningPetter 18/21 S TypeSingle cylinder vertical semi-diesel
RunningPetter Atomic 15hpSupplied to the Fairmile Marine Co on 4/12/39 and was used to drive machinery by way of overhead shafting.
RunningPetter Atomic TU10hp single cylinder two-stroke diesel engine, 780 rpm. Ex close coupled pump set.
RunningPetter Atomic TX36hp single cylinder vertical two-stroke diesel engine.
RunningPetter Handyman 4hp Oil EngineSingle cylinder horizontal four-stroke oil engine
RunningPetter Harmonic Diesel EngineSingle cylinder two-stroke harmonic induction diesel engine producing 16hp at 1000 rpm. Number 52 of 100 built this engine is believed to be one of only three survivors.
RunningPetter M Type Oil EngineSingle cylinder vertical two-stroke oil engine with "Benford" hopper
RunningPetter PH2 Compressor SetPetter vertical twin diesel driving V-twin compressor, main starting air supply for Halls 3 to 5
RunningPetter PJ2W/Hamworthy 2SF42 Compressor Set22hp twin cylinder water cooled diesel driving a two stage Hamworthy compressor, 64cu/m per hour at 20 Bar.Ex Thames Water Western Pumping Station by Chelsea bridge.
RunningPetter S Type 6hp Marine5hp S type marine minus clutch/thrust block. Ex Petter factory collection
RunningPetter VDSingle cylinder vertical semidiesel on steel frame.
RunningPetter VJ1Single cylinder vertical semi-diesel engine.

RunningPowell 3hp Petrol/ParaffinSingle cylinder horizontal four-stroke on road trailer
RunningPowell 5hp Petrol/ParaffinHorizontal open crank petrol/paraffin agricultural engine on trolley
RunningRover Gas Turbine Fire Pump60hp gas turbine close coupled to water pump. Missing control panel
RunningRuston 2 PSRuston compressor set. Originally supplied to Clarke Chapman and returned to the factory for overhaul in December 1938. Possibly re-sold to Chatham Dockyard.
RunningRuston 2 YWA Generating SetTwin cylinder 19.25hp@1500rpm air-cooled diesel driving Laurence Scott alternator. Machine No 185954, 12.5kva, 440v.
RunningRuston 2YDATwo cylinder vertical diesel driving alternator
RunningRuston 4 VQZVertical 4 cylinder solid injection diesel engine
RunningRuston 6VCB Generating Set169KVA three phase generating set driven by 6 cylinder vertical diesel. Alternator and control equipment by Brush.
RunningRuston 6VE6 cylinder four stroke diesel engine driving English Electric direct coupled generator. Originally supplied to the BBC as part of four sets for the Moorside Edge Transmitting Station near Huddersfield. Develops 300hp at 330rpm.
RunningRuston 6XHRHorizontal single cylinder 36hp diesel engine originally used in a stone yard at Caerphilly
RunningRuston 9HHorizontal single cylinder 51hp diesel engine previously used for driving a drainage pump. Supplied to the Carlton Colville Drainage Board the engine was replaced by an electric pump. Following a problem with the electric pump the diesel was brought back into service 1986 and ran for a number of weeks to keep the fen drained.
RunningRuston Hornsby 5.5hp APSingle cylinder horizontal open crank hopper coooled petrol/paraffin engine. AP no 119446, rated 5.5hp, was sold on 21.10.1924, to Ruston agents M.H.Davies & Sons, Aberystwyth.
RunningRuston LPRHorizontal single cylinder hopper cooled petrol/paraffin engine with coupled compressor. Original starting engine for the Ruston 9H from Carlton Colville Drainage Board
RunningSouthwell Vertical Petrol EngineSingle cylinder 6 1/2hp vertical petrol engine, (produced in the USA as a Stover YC)
RunningSulzer 1D25Sulzer 25hp air blast diesel engine driving Crompton generator. Ex South Stafforshire Water Company pumping station at Somerford.
RunningTangye AA Oil EngineSingle cylinder horizontal oil engine, petrol start hot bulb.
RunningTangye Gas Engine2 1/2hp single cylinder horizontal hot tube gas engine. Part of a direct coupled pumping set driving a three throw Tangye water pump.
RunningTangye MLD7Horizontal twin cylinder 4 stroke diesel engine originally used at the Whiteways Cider factory at Whimple near Exeter.
RunningThree cylinder "Colonial" Marine EngineThree cylinder four stroke marine engine
RunningVelocette LE GeneratorHorizontally opposed twin cylinder petrol engine driving generator in carrying frame.
RunningWiddop SW - DC Generating SetDirect coupled dc generating set. Originally supplied to the Mid-Kent College of Higher and Further Education
RunningWorthington Simpson TwinVertical twin cylinder two stroke diesel engine originally based at the Kew Sewage Pumping Station in London
FairABC APU V4 Engine743cc vee four ABC unit, Mark 100, called "The Bee". 19bhp at 3,900rpm & generated 200amps at 28 volts DC. Generator, fan and cowlings missing
PoorAilsa Craig 2 Cylinder Petrol Marine EngineO-21 twin cylinder four-stroke petrol engine
Ailsa Craig RF6 DieselSix cylinder marine diesel engine with reversing box. Ex-Aquabelle
Ailsa Craig RF6 DieselSix cylinder marine diesel engine with reversing box. Ex-Aquabelle
PoorAlbin 4 Cylinder Petrol Marine Engine
UnknownAlbin Single Cylinder Petrol Marine Engine
FairAtco Longshaft Outboard
GoodBlackstone AASingle cylinder SFC (Start From Cold) horizontal paraffin engine using air blast system for vaporisation.
FairChrysler Chrown Marine EngineSix cylinder type RM7 side-valve marine petrol engine with gearbox
GoodDeutz MAHSingle cylinder horizontal enclosed crank diesel engine.
Under RestorationHamworthy Oil Engine/Compressor SetHamworthy starting compressor set on cast base. Originally installed at Old Mouth Lane Pumping Station in Cambridgeshire.
UnknownHercules Twin Cylinder Marine Diesel EngineTwin cylinder four-stroke diesel marine engine
UnknownKelvin E4 Petrol Marine Engine
IncompleteKelvin F type Marine EngineTwin cylinder marine engine
Not WorkingKelvin Model 12 Marine EngineFour cylinder four-stroke petrol/paraffin marine engine. 12hp.

In mechanically poor condition with frost damage and water jackets blocked with scale.

UnknownKelvin Model 26 Marine Engine
WorkingKelvin P2 Marine EngineTwin cylinder marine diesel engine. New engine built from parts.
UnknownKelvin Poppet Valve Engine - SectionedSectioned model 6 twin cylinder poppet valve engine
Static DisplayLister D - SectionedLister D single cylinder petrol engine. Sectioned for display
Static DisplayLister HR2 (Sectioned)Factory sectioned twin cylinder air-cooled diesel
In StorageLister LVertical single cylinder four stroke petrol engine
GoodMorris Navigator Marine EngineFour cylinder side valve petrol engine with gearbox. On loan from the National Motor Museum.
MaintenanceNational P Type GasHorizontal single cylinder gas engine
Being RestoredPelapone PF Generating SetSingle cylinder four-stroke petrol/paraffin engine direct coupled to a Flather dynamo on cast bedplate.
GoodPetter AVA2Twin cylinder vertical four-stroke diesel engine - Sectioned for display and motorsied.
UnknownPetter Harmonic Diesel EngineHarmonic induction two-stroke diesel. Used in the thermodynamics labs at Loughborough University
Static DisplayPetter VJ2Twin cylinder vertical two stroke semidiesel originally used to drive a centrifugal pump for pumping China Clay slurry.

On loan to the petter Collection from the Castell Pridd Collection.

FairRuston 1VTH Single Cylinder DieselSingle cylinder vertical four-stroke diesel engine, ex-Ransonmoor Pumping Station
FairRuston Twin BC Compressor SetTwo BC vertical compressors on bedplate, ex-Ransonmoor Pumping Station. Serial numbers 322448 and 322447
GoodStuart Turner Generating SetSingle cylinder vertical two-stroke petrol engine driving dynamo. On cast bedplate with radiator.
PoorStuart Turner Marine EngineSinlge cylinder two-stroke marine engine on stand
Good originalStuart Turner P55Twin cylinder two-stroke petrol engine with centrifugal clutch
UnknownStuart Turner P5MCTwo-stroke single cylinder marine engine delivering 4hp at 1500 rpm
UnknownVolvo Penta MD1 Marine EngineSingle cylinder four-stroke diesel marine engine
GoodWebber Type E32 Petrol EngineFour cylinder four-stroke petrol engine, ex winch.
Display FinishCaterpillar 3126 Marine EngineDisplay engine, ex-Perkins Heritage
New Production EngineJCB 444100hp turbo-charged JCB 444 engine
Display FinishLister Diesel - Mock UpWooden mock-up of proposed Lister-Petter single cylinder air-cooled diesel engine.

Made by Bob Dix and donated to the museum by his widow.

GoodLister FR3 (Sectioned)Factory sectioned engine in display case.
Display FinishLister LPA1 Diesel Mock UpSingle cylinder air cooled four-stroke. Ex factory mockup engine, flywheel cooling fan
Display FinishLister LPA1 Diesel Mock UpSingle cylinder air cooled four-stroke. Ex factory mockup engine, belt driven cooling fan, electric start
Display FinishLister LPA2 DieselTwin cylinder air cooled four-stroke. Ex factory display engine
Display FinishLister LPW2 Twin Cylinder DieselTwin cylinder water cooled four-stroke. Ex factory display engine
Display FinishLister LPW3 DieselThree cylinder water cooled four-stroke with radiator. Ex factory display engine
Display FinishLister Three Cylinder Air Cooled DieselThree cylinder aircooled four-stroke. Ex factory display engine
Display FinishLister TX2 Diesel Display EngineEx-Lister-Petter display engine, non-runner
Display FinishLister-Petter LPWS3 A42 Marine DieselSectioned display engine, gearbox and propshaft, motorised.
Display FinishMDS 342 Horizontally Opposed Twin Cylinder Petrol EngineFlat twin engine developed by Weslake Aeromarine, later Normalair-Garrett, Ltd. (NGL) 26hp@6000rpm-30@8000

This engine was found on Aberporth beach in the late 1990s and would have been used on a Banshee or a Skeet drone.

Display FinishMDS Whirlwind EngineThe Whirlwind is a liquid cooled 4-stroke rotary engine working on the epitrochoidal rotary Wankel principle.

Designed as a compact, self contained unit, the Whirlwind engine package includes integral radiators and a built-in water pump to simplify installation.

Liquid-cooled, single rotor Wankel engine c/w integral radiators and water pump. Chamber volume 294cc Dry weight13.5kg (29lb 12oz) (complete with radiators, water pump carburettor and ignition system but less exhaust)

Rotation counter-clockwise when viewed from power take-off end

Power 31kW (41.5 bhp) @ 7,800 rpm, Torque 47 Nm @ 4,500 rpm

Type used in the Banshee UAV flown from Aberporth, this engine from Outer Hebrides (South Uist)

UnserviceableMicroturbo TRS 18-1 Model 242-2Gas turbine from drone.
Display FinishPerkins 1006 Display EngineDisplay engine from Perkins Heritage
Static DisplayPerkins 1104C4 cylinder diesel engine
Display FinishPerkins 1104C Clamshell Show EngineShow engine prepared by Perkins Ltd featuring an opening block
Display FinishPerkins Prima4 cylinder diesel engine
Display FinishPerkins WolfFour cylinder diesel engine
GoodRolls Royce C6 MkVI QHV EngineThis engine is a development engine from the 1970s based on the Eagle Mk VI and used for investigation into noise reduction as part of the Quiet Heavy Vehicle project. This engine is a Type 2919 and rated 320bhp at 1900rpm
Display FinishRover Meteor Type 120V12 fuel injected four-stroke petrol engine
Display FinishThornycroft DB2 HandybillyTwin cylinder vertical petrol marine engine.
90% CompleteAC Sociable EngineSingle cylinder air-cooled four-stroke side valve probably from a Sociable three wheeler
Not RunningAilsa Craig CF2H Diesel EngineTwin cylinder diesel marine engine with gearbox. Port engine from MV Ruda. Believed to be the last CF engine from the factory which was upgraded to RF spec to form one of the pair for Ruda.
Not RunningAilsa Craig RF2 Diesel EngineTwin cylinder diesel marine engine with gearbox. Starboard engine from MV Ruda
In StorageAllen 6BCS12DAllen 6 cylinder turbo-charged diesel genset. Originally supplied to Bournemouth Gas Works for driving pumps, rebuilt at the works in the 1960s and supplied to Reading Gas Works with an Allen alternator.
In StorageAllen 6VCS12GV6 turbo-charged four-stroke, development engine driving dynamometer,
In StorageAllen S30-C twinTwin cylinder vertical four-stroke diesel engine developing 65 bhp at 440 rpm.
Amanco 2 1/4 Hp Horizontal single cylinder petrol/paraffin engine.
RunningArmstrong Siddeley AS1 DieselSingle cylinder four-stroke air-cooled vertical diesel
FairArmstrong Siddeley Cheetah Radial EngineEngine from Avro Anson
FairArmstrong Whitworth Fuel Testing PlantComplete fuel testing plant
IncompleteArmstrong Whitworth Single CylinderSingle cylinder four-stroke petrol/paraffin engine, 2.5hp at 1350
IncompleteArmstrong-Siddeley AS1Single cylinder vertical four-stroke diesel.
PoorAustin Four Cylinder Generating Set4 cylinder T-head petrol engine with bedplate and radiator. Dynamo missing.
PoorBamford SD1 DieselSingle cylinder vertical diesel on skids with wooden tank mount. Remains of the water and fuel tanks.
Part restoredBelliss & Morcom Patent Paraffin EnginePatent paraffin engine originally supplied on cast bedplate direct couple to a DC generator.
IncompleteBlackstone Oil EngineSingle cylinder horizontal oil engine.
FairBolnes 3KL3 cylinder enclosed two-stroke vertical diesel
FairBristol Hercules H264Sleeve valve radial engine

IWM ID 202.32.1

FairBristol Olympus 593Jet engine from Concorde 001
FairBuckeye 5 Cylinder Vertical Diesel5 cylinder enclosed vertical diesel, ex-Metropolitan Water
Under RestorationButler Single Cylinder Horizontal Gas EngineSingle cylinder horizontal gas engine. Missing governor and hot tube assembly. Has significant wear.
In StorageCommer TS3Three cylinder opposed piston two-stroke commercial vehicle engine.
ExcellentCoventry Climax BFF4 cylinder in-line vertical four-stroke petrol engine. Single overhead cam.
ExcellentCoventry Climax H30Vertically opposed two-stroke diesel engine
IncompleteCrossley G113 Gas EngineSingle cylinder horizontal gas engine, incomplete
In StorageCrossley GE 111 Gas EngineEx laboratory engine with brake
FairCrossley HD4Horizontal single cylinder diesel engine, ex-laboratory. Missing injector. Disposed of as part of exchange for Widdop 2-stroke marine engine in 2016.
GoodCrossley Premier HO4Horizontal four cylinder pressure charged oil engine from the North Level Drainage Board station at The Dog in a Doublet pumping station
DismantledCrossley SE126Single cylinder 100hp suction gas engine. Originally supplied to Coales Mill in Newport Pagnell.
In StorageCrossley-Premier KO4Opposed flat four diesel originally driving Gwynnes drainage pump
PoorDe Havilland Gipsy Queen 70-4Six cylinder inverted inline aero engine
PoorDorman 4DLM Marine EngineFour cylinder diesel engine with marine gearbox
In StorageEnfield VS1Sloper single cylinder four-stroke diesel from Stothert & Pitt roller
In StorageFerry 3 cyl MarineThree cylinder water-cooled vertical inline pressure charged two-stroke marine engine with gearbox. Ex Liverpool Class Lifeboat
RunningFord Generating Set27kva 3-phase generating set
In StorageFowler 2DTwin cylinder water-cooled vertical diesel
FairGardner 6LW Generating SetEx fairground set with DC and 3-phase generators.
Being RestoredGlasgow Sleeve ValveSingle cylinder 3hp sleeve valve engine driving gear pump. Pumpset by Fowel and supplied to Whiteways Cider where it was used for pumping hot sugar solution.
UnknownGray 4 Cylinder Petrol Marine Engine
UnknownGray Sea Scout
FairHamworthy Compressor SetTwo-stroke petrol engine with en-bloc compressor unit
IncompleteHamworthy Compressor SetTwo-stroke petrol engine with en-bloc compressor
FairHornsby Gas EngineSingle cylinder horizontal gas engine
JAP V8 Air-Cooled Engine35hp air-cooled V8 engine flown in the City of Cardiff airship by E.T.Willows
In StorageLeyland 400 Laboratory EngineSingle cylinder special purpose diesel engine based on a standard commercial vehicle engine. Driving a Heenan & Froude water brake
In StorageLister BSingle cylinder vertical hopper cooled petrol engine.
RunningLister CDSingle cylinder diesel engine, 6.5hp @ 950 rpm. Spec CD23/18
RunningLister CSSingle cylinder diesel engine, 6hp @ 650 rpm.
GoodLister CSSingle cylinder diesel engine, 3 1/2hp @ 650rpm.
Used on Chase Woods Farm, Aldbourne, Wilts.
FairLister CS Lab EngineSingle cylinder diesel engine on frame with tacho and fittings for laboratory use
In StorageLister D Direct Coupled Lighting SetLister D shaft drive mag with radiator - missing dynamo
Awaiting RestorationLister D Generating SetShaft drive Lister D single flywheel generating set. Radiator still present but dynamo missing.
RunningLister FR1Single cylinder diesel engine, 8hp @ 1500 rpm. Spec 9018T
RunningLister G1Single cylinder petrol engine
WorkingLister Generating Set60kva 3-phase set
GoodLister JSingle cylinder petrol engine, 70J, 3hp @ 450rpm.
Lucas SR1 magneto fitted.
Supplied to J.A.Pope, Chantry Works, Marlborough


RunningLister JAS66 Cylinder turbo-charged air-cooled diesel
GoodLister SR Start-o-Matic Generating SetSingle cylinder air-cooled diesel engine driving 1.5kw single phase alternator. No control panel
Part restoredLister/Hamworthy CompressorVertical single cylinder petrol engine direct coupled to Hamworthy 2 stage compressor on cast bedplate
GoodMirrlees J8 Generating SetMirrlees straight 8 normally aspirated diesel driving Brush 3-phase alternator
IncompleteNational Gas EngineSingle cylinder horizontal gas engine. Incomplete
PoorNational Gas Engine M Type (Lab)Single cylinder horizontal gas engine in poor condition. Missing outrigger bearing
FairNational Gas Engine N TypeEx laboratory engine, modified ignition system.
Requires RestorationNewage Perkins P6 Generating SetSingle phase generating set, 27kva. With original control cabinet in poor condition
UnrestoredNorman T300Horizontally opposed twin cylinder four-stroke petrol engine
UnknownNorman T600Norman T600 air-cooled twin in carrying frame
UnknownNSU Wankel Model 61 Marine EngineWankel engine, 21-hp, 9.15 cu in.
PoorPaxman 4RQ Generating Set27kva generating set driven by Paxman four cylinder diesel, skid mount with radiator, poor condition
Paxman 6RPH Generating SetSix cylinder generating set previously used to generate power for Crich Tramway Museum
PoorPelapone Type 21 DieselSingle cylinder diesel engine
UnknownPelapone Type 51 DieselSingle cylinder vertical four-stroke diesel engine, 9.5hp @ 1000 rpm
FairPerkins CV12 TCA Turbo-charged DieselTurbo-charged V12 diesel built for the US Crusader programme
DismantledPerkins L4 EngineDismantled L4 with spares
Poor Petter 10hp AtomicSingle cylinder vertical two-stroke diesel engine
PoorPetter 12/14hp S TypePetter two-stroke oil engine
RunningPetter 15HP S TypeVertical single cylinder semidiesel.
UnknownPetter A1Single cylinder petrol engine
UnknownPetter A1Petter single cylinder vertical petrol engine
In StoragePetter Atomic 2 Cylinder Marine EngineTwin cylinder air start marine diesel engine with reversing box.
GoodPetter PA2CFour-stroke single cylinder petrol engine with compressor cylinder. Mounted in frame with 350psi McLaren air bottle. Originally part of a McLaren generating set.
UnknownPetter PU2Petter horizontal petrol engine
IncompletePetter PU2 Petrol EngineSingle cylinder horizontal four-stroke petrol engine from Okeford Fitzpaine Pumping Station. Missing carburettor.
GoodPetter PU8Horizontally opposed four-stroke twin in carrying frame.
UnknownPetter PU8Petter horizontally opposed twin cylinder petrol engine
In StoragePetter SS4Four cylinder supercharged two stroke vertical diesel.

This engine is held in store at the moment but we hope that it will eventually be used to restore the second engine in the Knocker White tug currently at The Museum of London. Fitted with two SS4 Petter engines, probably the only remaining installation of its type.

Under RebuildPetter TT Atomic 6HPSingle cylinder vertical two-stroke diesel.
GoodPetter TX 36hp Atomic Diesel EngineSingle cylinder vertical two-stroke diesel engine from Okeford Fitzpaine Pumping Station
In StoragePetter VZ "Little Pet"1.5hp two-stroke petrol engine
GoodPowell 5HPThe Dependable, 5hp petrol/paraffin horizontal oil engine, made by Powell Brothers Ltd., Wrexham, Denbighshire


FairPratt & Whitney Wasp Radial EngineEngine from Harvard trainer
FairRolls-Royce Avon 525B Jet EngineJet propulsion engine from Comet 4B

IWM ID 202.190.1

FairRolls-Royce Tyne 506 TurbopropGas turbine engine from Vickers Merchantman

IWM ID 202.245.1

RunningRussell Newbery Petrol/Paraffin EngineRussell Newbery Petrol/Paraffin Engine No.1259. 5.5BHP at 750rpm. Engine is complete and in a runnable condition, the Lucas RS1 magneto fitted is not the original. Cylinder jacket has been frost damaged and weld-repaired.
RunningRuston 1 VSH DC Generating SetSkid mount close coupled generating set. Ex college instructional engine.
RunningRuston 1ZHRHorizontal single cylinder laboratory engine.
RunningRuston 3YDA Generating SetSingle phase skid mount generating set, ex BBC.
In StorageRuston 5VRB Engine & BedplateEx genset missing alternator. From BBC
RunningRuston 6HR Horizontal DieselHorizontal single cylinder diesel.
RunningRuston 6PS Power StarterRuston petrol starting compressor
RunningRuston Hornsby YC GensetTwin cylnder single phase 240v genset, radiator cooled on frame
IncompleteRuston OKSingle cylinder horizontal petrol/paraffin engine
RunningRuston PT Petrol EngineSingle cylinder vertical petrol engine driving BC compressor
FairStuart Turner Marine Auxiliary SetMarine auxiliary set on bedplate. Driven by P55 twin cylinder two-stroke with water pump, compressor and dynamo. Dismantled and dynamo in poor condition.
FairStuart Turner Marine EngineSingle cylinder 3bhp two-stroke marine engine
In StorageStuart Turner P3 MarineSingle cylinder vertical two-stroke water-cooled marine engine.
GoodVictoria 3HPSingle cylinder vertical four-stroke petrol engine, 3hp @ 450 rpm.


In StorageVilliers Mk10/Wickham PumpEngine driven diaphragm pump
RunningWolseley WD8Single cylinder petrol engine, older restoration
Used at Home Farm Dairy, Lackham Estate, Lacock, Wiltshire.
FairWortham-Blake Fisherboy Marine EngineFour-stroke four cylinder inline Ford petrol engine converted for marine use.

Steam Engines On Display

GoodBelliss & Morcom V Type CompoundV type compound engine driving generator.
WorkingBrowett & Lindley Compound Generating Set200kw DC compound generating set originally installed in HMS Tiger. Removed from Tiger and installed at Storthes Hall Hospital as the No 2 Generating Set. Transferred from the National Maritime Museum Greenwich in 2017
UnknownClayton Steam GeneratorClayton steam generator, SWP 150psi Model RO15
GoodCochran Borderer Boiler3000lbs/hr oil fired boier
GoodEmpress Paddle Steamer Engine
GoodEvans Rotative PumpHorizontal double acting rotative steam pump. Use: Gas works tar Manufacturer: Joseph Evans & Sons Ltd, Wolverhampton Location: Panteg Gas Works, Pontypool, South Wales Description: 6" steam cylinder, 6" pumping cylinder with 9" stroke and 36" diameter flywheel, double acting Company: Pontypool Gas & Water Company
Poor, incompleteHandyside Steam WinderTwin cylinder horizontal winder from Morton Colliery
RunningHathorn Davey Inverted Vertical Triple ExpansionTriple expansion steam engine from the Sutton Poyntz Waterworks, Dorset 12"x19"x29" by 2 ft stroke
GoodHorizontal Mill Engine (Model)Model steam engine, unknown builder, ex-Norfolk Museum Service. Originally in glass case which is now missing.
FairHorizontal Single Cylinder Steam EngineSmall horizontal engine believed to be by Bradley, date estimated.
WorkingJoseph Evans Rotative PumpSmall rotative steam pump, ex Cardiff Industrial Museum, Bute St.
WorkingJoseph Evans Rotative PumpSmall rotative steam pump.
FairMercury 250 Package BoilerPackage boiler, 250 pph at 30psi
FairPearn Donkey PumpThe Manchester donkey or wall pump built by Frank Pearn & Co. Ltd.
UnrestoredPearn Steam PumpVertical steam pump
RunningPetter Steam EngineThe oldest surviving Petter? Single cylinder simple horizontal steam engine, slide valve, 4" bore x 6" stroke.
PoorReader engine with Reavell CompressorSingle cylinder vertical steam engine driving Reavell compressor on cast bedplate
IncompleteRobey Vertical Steam EngineVertical engine believed ex-Swansea Docks
GoodSingle Cylinder Drop Valve Compressor EngineSingle cylinder drop valve steam engine driving a compressor from the tail rod. Ex-ICI Wallerscote then installed at Trencherfield Mill Wigan before disposal to IF
Single Cylinder Low Speed EngineEx-laboratory engine in poor condition
GoodSissons CondenserSissons condenser on stand
WorkingSissons Low Speed Steam EngineLaboratory type engine
FairTandem Compound Steam EngineTandem compound steam engine, ex Job Beaumonts, Woodlands Mill, Huddersfield
WorkingTangye Archer Single cylinder vertical steam engine, ex-Tower Bridge workshop
PoorTangye ColonialHorizontal steam engine
DismantledTangye Horizontal Double Acting Special PumpTangye of Birmingham Size: 4 x 2� x 10 - non-rotative. Serial No. 41689
RunningTriple Expansion Marine EngineTriple expansion marine engine from the Bristol tug Medway. On loan from Bristol Museum Service
GoodVertical Thimble BoilerVertical thimble boiler with all fittings and gas burner
GoodWaller Single Cylinder Horizontal Steam EngineSingle cylinder horizontal slide valve steam engine
WorkingWeir PumpVertical boiler feed pump
GoodWillans Cutaway Central Valve EngineSingle cylinder 3.5hp central valve engine, sectioned, on display stand
GoodWillans Three Cylinder Central Valve EngineThree cylinder compound central valve engine driving Holmes dynamo
PoorWorthington Simpson Vertical Steam PumpVertical steam pump from Sutton Poyntz water pumping station
RunningWorthington Steam PumpDuplex pump 7 1/2" x 4" x 6"
PoorWorthington Steam PumpVertical steam pump 3 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 4"
UnknownWorthington-Simpson Steam PumpBoiler Feed Pump 3 1/2" x 2/14" x 4"
RunningWorthington-Simpson Steam PumpDuplex steam pump

Driven Machinery On Display

WorkingBamford 3C MillBamford roller and grinding mill
WorkingBroomwade CompressorSingle stage water-cooled compressor from Tydd Gote Pumping Station
WorkingCrompton 17kw 220v Dynamo1200 rpm dynamo on mounting rails
WorkingCrompton DynamoDynamo, plate details - 100/140 volts DC, 60 Amps, 1100 rpm, 8.75kW
WorkingECC 3MW 11kV Alternator1500 rpm alternator with exciter, weight 16 tons
WorkingEnglish Electric Dynamo220v 1100 amp dynamo direct coupled to a 6 cylinder Ruston diesel engine, originally installed at BBC Moorside Edge radio station.
WorkingGEC 10Kw 250v AlternatorOriginally part of a Coventry Climax genset, this alternator is now only a shell containing a functioning modern 3 phase alternator. Used on the 30s generating bay in Hall 1
WorkingMotor /Speed Multiplier60hp motor on David Brown multiplier with diesel drive input shaft and clutch
WorkingNational Gas BagNational gas bag for use with the P type National gas engine
WorkingTangye 3 Throw PumpThree throw vertical pump. Originally a hydraulic pump but displayed as a water pumping unit.
WorkingTangye 5" Circulating PumpCirculating pump used on MLD7 tangye twin at Whimple
WorkingTangye Gas BagSmall Tangye gas bag from Milton Keynes
WorkingTangye Three Throw PumpFrom Guernsey where it worked in Bests Quarry,St Andrews Parrish. Transferred from Guernsey Museum
WorkingTangye Three Throw Water PumpGear drive low pressure pump, part of close coupled set with gas engine from Milton Keynes
WorkingWestinghouse 2 phase AlternatorWestinghouse 2 phase alternator producing 240v 50 cycles, 40kva
WorkingWestinghouse Dynamo70 volts 30 amps 950 rpm dynamo by the Westinghouse Company in Manchester. Used in display of country house lighting set
WorkingWorthington Horizontal CompressorDouble acting horizontal single cylinder enclosed compressor. Flat belt drive originally from 65hp Siemens 3-phase electric motor.
WorkingWorthington Simpson Water PumpSmall Worthington duplex pump now coupled to the Crossley VO to form a replica of a small pumping station
GoodAllen Double Conqueror PumpNo 2 pump from the Welches Dam Pumping Station driven by the 6S37-C Allen.

The last Double Conqueror built by W. H. Allen.

84,000 gallons per hour at 13.5 feet head.

UnrestoredConsolidated Pneumatics Horizontal CompressorHorizontal double acting compressor. Approx 6 x 6 bore and stroke with twin 4 foot flywheels.
UnrestoredCrossley Gas BagGas bag for use with the GE111 gas engine
GoodDanarm 2 Man ChainsawTwo man chainsaw, ex-WD, 350cc Villiers engine
GoodMirrlees Watson Centrifugal PumpCentrifugal pump on bedplate, supplied with and driven by Blackstone NP
Good originalPetter CompressorInverted vertical single cylinder starting compressor
GoodPittler LatheSize B2 treadle lathe with
GoodReduction GearboxMain gearbox driving the Allen pump at Welches Dam
SpareRuston 1 1/2" Circulating PumpCirculating pump used on 8H Ruston at Ormskirk
UnrestoredRuston 1 1/2" Circulating PumpCirculating pump used on 8H Ruston at Ormskirk
SpareRuston Starting Air CompressorBelt driven single cylinder true vertical compressor.
UnknownStuart Turner Marine GearboxLarge marine gearbox
UnknownStuart Turner Marine GearboxSmall marine gearbox
FairBarn ThrasherSmall wooden barn thrasher
GoodBelliss & Morcom CompressorTwo stage electrically driven compressor from the Alcan Works at Newport.
FairBroomwade CompressorSingle cylinder compressor with water cooled head
GoodBrush Three Phase AlternatorAlternator for Mirrlees J8 diesel
GoodBucher double acting pumpHorizontal double-acting belt drive pump with pressure trip system for fast and loose.
PoorClimax Deep Well PumpHead for a Climax deep well pump - no actual pump.
GoodCrompton Alternator3-phase alternator
GoodCrompton Dynamo110v Dynamo
GoodCrompton Dynamo110v dynamo
In StorageCrossley Vertical CompressorSingle cylinder vertical water cooled compressor
In StorageCrossley Vertical Water PumpSingle cylinder vertical water pump
GoodElectric SirenFog horn siren
GoodFog Horn Siren Rotor6 inch rotor assembly from siren
GoodFog Horn Siren Rotor12 inch rotor assembly from siren
Original conditionGEC MotorPlate details: 3hp 110 volts DC, 850 rpm
PoorGodwin OH2 PumpHorizontal pump, ex-Lackham college Museum


DismantledHamworthy 2 stage compressorVertical two stage tandem compressor. 900 psi.
IncompleteHamworthy CompressorWater cooled compressor on trolley driven by Petter Atomic 6hp two-stroke diesel
FairHeenan and Froude DPX0 DynamometerDynamometer, ex Reliant Cars
Poor Mather & Platt Pump SetMulti-stage pump on cast bedplate with direct drive electric motor and pulley.
WorkingOtis DC motorDC motor from lift mechanism
Good, older restorationPowell Chaff CutterPowell chaff cutter, older restoration but with original transfers on woodwork.
GoodReavell CompressorRadial compressor for foghorn
Poor Reavell Vertical CompressorVertical single cylinder starting compressor for Okeford Fitzpaine Pumping Station
FairRuston BC CompressorSingle cylinder vertical compressor
In StorageRuston BC Compressor SetTwin vertical compressor unit on cast bedplate
GoodSentinel CompressorSeries 23V single stage compressor
GoodTangye Three Throw PumpThree throw pump originally installed at a pumping station in Rhayader and driven by a Petter 21hp S type semi-diesel.
PoorTangye Three Throw PumpThree throw pump originally used in a Guernsey quarry
GoodWater Pump3" water pump, older restoration