SK7309 : John O'Gaunt: footpath, barn and viaduct

taken 6 years ago, near to John O'gaunt, Leicestershire, Great Britain

John O'Gaunt: footpath, barn and viaduct
John O'Gaunt: footpath, barn and viaduct
The footpath leads to Owston. The railway once led north to Melton, Bottesford and Nottingham and south to Market Harborough and Northampton.

The GN&LNWJt Line from Melton to Market Harborough gave the London & North Western Railway access to Nottingham and the Great Northern another route south for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire coal. The line opened in 1879, lost its sparse Northampton-Nottingham passenger service in the early 1950s and closed completely in 1964. Latterly the line carried mainly coal and iron ore, and summer holiday specials to Skegness and Mablethorpe from Leicester Belgrave Road. For more about it, see LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) .
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Monday, 8 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Paths  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7397 0909 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.4686N 0:54.4468W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7394 0908
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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GN&LNWJt Railway 

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