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Misterton village from the railway embankment

Misterton village from the railway embankment

L3111. Looking east across the fields from the Great Central embankment towards the south Leicestershire village of Misterton. Seen from a distance of more than half a mile, the spire of St. Leonard's Church is the only recognisable feature. The meandering river in the foreground is the Swift. If the same scene was captured today, the M1 motorway would be running parallel with the embankment between the village and the railway.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - S. W. A Newton
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 161mm
dimension.W - 212mm
IdentifierNewton - 43/5
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 and Rutland
Location.Creation Site - Misterton, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 454800 284300)
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council