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Bridge 442 near Newton, Warwickshire

Bridge 442 near Newton, Warwickshire

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L1922. Looking north at the three-arch Bridge 442 near Newton, Warwickshire. The purpose of the three arches was to provide allowance for the railway to be quadrupled at a future date if required. If this had happened, the bridge would have been underpinned and the cutting widened, allowing an extra set of tracks to run beneath each of the side arches. This shot taken in June 1977 shows how nature was taking over the trackbed, eight years after the line closed. Both of the side arches of the bridge are completely obscured by foliage, while a fence and gate has been set across the centre arch.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Hartley, R. F.
Datecreation - 1977-06
TypePhotographs - Black & White
Formatdimension.H - 127mm
dimension.W - 177mm
IdentifierDE 1897/22
SourceRecord Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - DE 1897
copy of - Original Negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Newton, Warwickshire (O.S. Ref: 452500 277900)
period - 1977-06
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsHartley, R. F.