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Bridge 427 near Lutterworth in Leicestershire.

Bridge 427 near Lutterworth in Leicestershire.

L1943. View looking south at the three-arched Bridge 427 in June 1977. The two running lines ran beneath the central arch, but the bridges were designed so that extra lines could be laid through the side arches if required. The photograph shows the trackbed to be remarkably clear, although the cutting sides have got a thick covering of grass. Weeds and climbers have also taken root in the parapet walls. In 2003, the bridge is still in use carrying the Swinford Road over the deserted trackbed.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Hartley, R. F.
Datecreation - 1977-06
TypePhotographs - Black & White
Formatdimension.H - 127mm
dimension.W - 177mm
IdentifierDE 1897/43
SourceRecord Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - DE 1897
copy of - Original Negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Cotesbach, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 454700 283700)
period - 1977-06
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsHartley, R. F.