Timber Fragment

1997/006

Fragment of timber removed from the Laigh Milton Viaduct

SKU: 1997/006 Categories: ,

Description

Fragment of timber removed from the west pier (Pier No 1) of the Laigh Milton Viaduct from the battens exposed at the foundation platform 1.9 m (approx) below bed and 2.5 m (approx) below weir crest level. The location was at the north east corner of the east face of the pier. Date found 21 September 1995.

For an article on the viaduct and its restoration see http://www.engineering-timelines.com/scripts/engineeringItem.asp?id=1243.

For a detailed paper on the viaduct and its restoration see here.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

1997/006

Item Type

Short Description

Timber fragment from the Laigh Milton Viaduct

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1819

Sub-items

None

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

None

Dimensions (mm)

67 x 25 x 10

Donor

Date Donated

December 1977

Materials

Wood

Condition

Fair

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