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Brick arch overbridge near Birstall, Leicester

Brick arch overbridge near Birstall, Leicester

L1547. Three arch brick overbridge at Birstall cutting, Leicestershire, circa 1898. Beyond is another bridge of very similar design. With the permanent way laid and the ballast being packed over the sleepers, this section of the Line will soon be ready for traffic. Henry Lovatt of Wolverhampton was the contractor who built this part of the Railway (Contract No.2 Leake to Aylestone).
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 - J 1/5
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, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458700 308800)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1898
RightsLeicestershire County Council