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Construction of Belgrave and Birstall station, Leicester

Construction of Belgrave and Birstall station, Leicester

L1531. An almost completed Belgrave and Birstall Station, Leicester, circa 1898. The 'island platform' design seen here could be found at stations along the length of the Great Central's London Extension. Designed by Alexander Ross, Chief Engineer of the then Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway, these stations became a characteristic feature of the new Railway. This section of the London Extension (Contract No.2, Leake to Aylestone) was built by Henry Lovatt of Wolverhampton.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1898
TypePhotographic prints - black and white
Photographs - 
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - I 5/10
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
copy of - glass plate negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Birstall, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 458700 308200)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1898
RightsLeicestershire County Council