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Northern end of Braunstone Gate Bridge (Bridge 374) in Leicester - facing south.

Northern end of Braunstone Gate Bridge (Bridge 374) in Leicester - facing south.

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L3211. One of the most prominent survivors of the old Great Central formation in Leicester is this large lattice girder, or 'Bowstring', bridge. It is located on the junction between Braunstone Gate, Duns Lane and Western Boulevard, and carried the GCR over the latter and the old River Soar. This bridge also marks the start point of the Great Central Way - a cycle and foot path that links Leicester and Aylestone via the old GCR trackbed. The photograph was taken in July 2002 facing south, although the bridge is scheduled for demolition and may not be around much longer.
Publisher
ContributorBoyd-Hope, G. M.
Creatorpersonalname - Boyd-Hope, G. M.
Datecreation - 2002-07-15
TypePhotographs - Colour
Formatdimension.H - 121mm
dimension.W - 177mm
IdentifierGMBH - 47
SourceBoyd-Hope, G. M.
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - G. M. Boyd-Hope Collection
copy of - Original Negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Braunstone Gate, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458000 304200)
point - 2003-07-15
RightsBoyd-Hope, G. M.