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Girder bridge on the Mountsorrel branch line

Girder bridge on the Mountsorrel branch line

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L2805. This girder bridge was built to carry the branch line to the Mountsorrel Quarry that left the London Extension at Swithland sidings. The structure's corrugated iron parapet, presumably chosen for reasons of economy, is certainly not in keeping with the fine stone wing walls and abutments.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - S. W. A Newton
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 116mm
dimension.W - 163mm
IdentifierNewton - Z 6/3
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationcopy of - glass plate negative
part of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
CoverageLocation.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
Location.Creation Site - Mountsorrel, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 457600 315200)
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council
OS457600 315200