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Bridge 399 near Whetstone in Leicestershire

Bridge 399 near Whetstone in Leicestershire

L1998. Bridge 399 was a large three-arch underbridge that carried the London Extension over Whetstone Brook. The brook ran under the central arch, while the two side arches had footpaths running beneath them. The embankment here was very wide and the bridge was built to suit, giving the arches a tunnel-like feel. Two foot bridges were built on either side of Bridge 399 and these were numbered 399a and 399b. This photograph was taken from a rebuilt Bridge 399b in May 1977 and shows the west side of Bridge 399. Bridges 399 and 399b still stand in 2003, but 399a has long since been demolished.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Hartley, R. F.
Datecreation - 1977-05
TypePhotographs - Black & White
Formatdimension.H - 127mm
dimension.W - 177mm
IdentifierDE 1897/98
SourceRecord Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - DE 1897
copy of - Original Negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Whetstone, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 455300 297200)
period - 1977-05
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsHartley, R. F.