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Rock cutting on the Mountsorrel branch

Rock cutting on the Mountsorrel branch

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L2809. A fantastic view captured on the Mountsorrel branch as it winds it way along the floor of a steep rock cutting. Visible beyond is the right half of a brick arch bridge. This single track line was built and operated privately to serve the Mountsorrel granite quarries. It left the Great Central's London Extension at Swithland sidings.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - S. W. A Newton
Datecreation - circa 1897
TypePhotographs - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 116mm
dimension.W - 164mm
IdentifierNewton - Z 6/7
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 - Mountsorrel, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 457200 314800)
period - circa 1897
RightsLeicestershire County Council