TL1020 : Luton: Former Gallows Road railway bridge

taken 10 years ago, near to Luton, Great Britain

Luton: Former Gallows Road railway bridge
Luton: Former Gallows Road railway bridge
This is the site of the former Great Northern Railway's Luton to Hertford line bridge over the former Gallows Road, now the A505 Kimpton Road. Having been opened around 1860 the line was finally closed to passenger traffic in 1965. This is the southern bridge abutment but the one on the other side of the road has been demolished. See TL1020 : Luton: Former Great Northern Railway Luton & Dunstable branch.

The road is shown as Gallows Road on large scale Ordnance Survey mapping up to 1901, but by 1924 the mapping was showing that it had acquired its current moniker.
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Date Taken
Friday, 26 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 9 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1007 2084 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.5166N 0:24.1504W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1010 2086
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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