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South section of Swithland viaduct, Leicestershire

South section of Swithland viaduct, Leicestershire

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L2308. The fine brick arches of the south section of Swithland viaduct (bridge No. 350), photographed looking south around 1897. To enable the viaduct's construction, the reservoir had to be totally drained and then later refilled. The contractor responsible for building this section of the Line (Contract No.2, Leake to Aylestone) was Henry Lovatt & Co. of Wolverhampton.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 120mm
dimension.W - 160mm
IdentifierNewton - T 6/5
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.Creation Site - Swithland, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 455900 313500)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council