Sir Walter Alcock’s Engine

A scale model of the 'Patrick Stirling' coal-fired engine made by Sir Walter Alcock, organist at Salisbury Cathedral from 1917 until 1947. The engine was run on a track in the garden of No. 5 The Close, Salisbury, where choristers delighted to ride on the tender.






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Of particular significance in the collection are the relics of the ancient guilds of Salisbury.

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