Rose Of York
Semi Trad Narrowboat

Boat Details
2 Berths
1 Bathroom

Available to view at Saul Junction Marina, Gloucestershire

Length: 40'
Year Built:
Late 1960's / Early 1970's
Hull By / Fit Out By:
J L Walton & Son. Full £30,000 refit by T Nielsen & Company the Shipyard Gloucester Docks in 2018 (Invoice/Receipt Available)
Style: Timber Walton Cruiser (Extremely Rare)
Berths: 2
Engine / Gearbox: Beta Marine 38HP (New 2010, 1469.3 hours) & PRM 150 Gearbox
Maintenance: Engine serviced annually. Boat Safety Certificate valid until 29th April 2022. Last Blacking 2018 - Tar/Bitumastic. There was also a full refurb (cost £30,000) in 2018
Batteries: 1 x starter – 3 x leisure
Gas System: 2 x 13Kg
Cabin Heating: Alde Boiler to radiators
Domestic Hot Water Supply:
Alde Comfort Boiler/Calorifier
Electric Supply: Battery / Engine / 240V Shoreline

Master Bedroom

Pull out double bed, overhead cupboards, reading lights, mirror, large radiator


Cassette toilet, feature towel rail/radiator, oval porcelain sink with polished chrome feature taps, cupboard underneath, polished chrome round mirror, shelf for razors / toothbrushes etc, full size white tiled shower with skylight overhead, polished chrome shower controls and overhead shower head, wall mounted shelf unit for shower gel etc


Fitted full size oven, 12V fridge, Belfast sink, solid oak draining board and worktops, 2 burner gas hob, wine rack and varied selection of cupboards and draws all in solid oak (New Stainless Solar Powered Roof Vent 2018)

Currently a “blank canvass” with room for free standing seating / television etc. Fitted large radiator and solid oak steps to the doors leading to bow with cratch cover, seats and storage

Water = Large Tank in bow (Capacity unknown). Fuel = Stern diesel tank (Capacity unknown)

Additional Information
Rose of York is a 40’ x 6’ 11” timber Walton cruiser built in late 1960’s early 1970’s, featured in Waterways World 2005 article “boatbuilding on the BCN” showcasing traditional wooden boat builders J.L. Walton & Son as the last boat built by J.L. Walton & Son. Included with this vessel will be 4 ring binders absolutely packed with provenance, this includes receipts for extensive refit in 2010 at Bates Boatyard at which time the current engine and gearbox was installed to replace original Petter. As recently as April 2018 Rose of York had a very extensive Hull & Accommodation refit by T. Nielsen & Company (Traditional Shipbuilders and Riggers) at The Shipyard, Gloucester Docks costing £30,000. A catalogue of images showing step by step work completed to Rose of York will come as part of a comprehensive provenance pack.

Rose of York has been maintained to an exemplary standard by current owners during their last 15 years and indeed has only come back onto the market due to a bereavement.

Present maintenance / upgrade required to Rose of York, minor leak from bedroom window seal, new mattress required for pull out double bed, lounge needs to be furnished.


Disclaimer: Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these specifications, no guarantee is given or implied as to their accuracy. These particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. Lakeland Leisure Estates Ltd advises prospective purchasers to obtain an independent survey in order to satisfy themselves as to the condition of the craft from a qualified Marine Surveyor.