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Brick arch bridge construction near Woodford

Brick arch bridge construction near Woodford

L3005. Thought to have been taken near Woodford around 1897, this is a fascinating snapshot of bridge construction. The brick piers are already in place, and the wooden centrings have been installed. These timber frames would be boarded, and over the temporary arches the navvies could then begin laying the bricks of the permanent structure.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - S. W. A Newton
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 162mm
dimension.W - 216mm
IdentifierNewton - 29/9
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 - Woodford, Northamptonshire (O.S. Ref: 454100 251700)
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council