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Bridge abutment on Welles Street, Leicester

Bridge abutment on Welles Street, Leicester

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L3312. Both the northern and southern approaches to Leicester Central Station were carried on bridges, and even the station itself sat on top of the viaduct that spanned the city. The southern approach crossed two plate girder spans over Bath Lane and Welles Street, and this October 2003 image shows the northern abutment of the Welles Street bridge. On top of the abutment, behind the vegetation, is the old Leicester Central Station site which is now in use as a car park. Note the white glazed bricks on the abutment - a feature designed to improve illumination beneath the girder span.
Publisher
ContributorBoyd-Hope, G. M.
Creatorpersonalname - Boyd-Hope, G. M.
Datecreation - 2003-10-21
TypePhotographs - Colour
Formatdimension.H - 127mm
dimension.W - 177mm
IdentifierGMBH - 154
SourceBoyd-Hope, G. M.
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - G. M. Boyd-Hope Collection
copy of - Original Negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Welles Street, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458100 304500)
point - 2003-10-21
RightsBoyd-Hope, G. M.