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Girder bridge spanning Devonshire Road, Leicester

Girder bridge spanning Devonshire Road, Leicester

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L2324. Built by Henry Lovatt & Co. as part of Contract No.2 (Leake to Aylestone), this skew girder underbridge (bridge No. 369) is thought to be the structure which carried the Last Main Line across Devonshire Road, just south of the Great Central's Abbey Lane sidings, Leicester. Note the lattice work iron parapet: a typical feature of the London Extension.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - Black and white
Formatdimension.H - 116mm
dimension.W - 153mm
IdentifierNewton - U 6/6
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 - Devonshire Road, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458000 306000)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council