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Catesby navvy settlement

Catesby navvy settlement

L2872. Navvy hut settlement at Catesby, photographed in August 1896. This was the largest of many camps which were erected by the contractors close to the route to house the navvies and their families. Although primitive by modern standards, these humble dwellings represented a significant improvement on the accommodation that previous generations of navvies had endured.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - S. W. A Newton
Datecreation - 1896-08-03
TypePhotographs - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 162mm
dimension.W - 216mm
IdentifierNewton - 10/2
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 - Catesby, Northamptonshire (O.S. Ref: 453000 258000)
point - 1896-08-03
RightsLeicestershire County Council