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North portal of Catesby tunnel

North portal of Catesby tunnel

L2873. A line of poorly laid contractor's railway winds its way along the floor of a roughly hewn cutting before disappearing into the north portal of Catesby tunnel, as seen in August 1896 prior to the construction of the facade.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - S. W. A Newton
Datecreation - 1896-08-03
TypePhotographs - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 162mm
dimension.W - 216mm
IdentifierNewton - 10/3
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: 452400 259500)
point - 1896-08-03
RightsLeicestershire County Council