Apart from the Hunt, Quorn was well-known
for its spectacular floods. Fortunately modern engineering has solved
this dangerous inconvenience to a large extent. In this section you
can view photographs of the village under water and read about the
Great Flood of 1875 when a man lost his life in the grounds of White
Total: 59 artefacts returned over 6 pages
| Terrific Gale Strikes Loughborough and Quorn, March 1947|
Loughborough Echo, Friday, 21st March 1947
ROADS BLOCKED BY FALLEN ...... cont.
| Floods, Meeting Street, 1960|
Before flood prevention measures were taken in Quorn, the village used to flood with ...... cont.
| Floods in Quorn, 1961|
Before flood prevention measures, Quorn used to flood to a greater or lesser extent every ...... cont.
| Royal Oak, Quorn in the floods, early 1930s|
This photograph was taken in the floods at Quorn Cross/Meeting Street, by the Royal Oak ...... cont.
| Soar Valley News, April 1977|
The Soar Valley News was a four page, black and white community newspaper/newsletter type ...... cont.
| A tragic accident during the Quorn floods of 1875|
1875 saw some of the worst floods in Quorn for many years. The newspapers recorded the ...... cont.
| Floods around the White Horse pub, Quorn, 1986|
The first photograph was taken during the floods of 1986, looking up Meeting Street, ...... cont.
| Floods on Station Road, probably 1947|
The gabled building behind the lorry is the White Horse pub, on the corner of Station ...... cont.
| Floods at Quorn Cross in the 1950s or 1960s.|
Flooding at Quorn Cross was a regular occurrence until flood prevention measures were ...... cont.
| Quorn Cross in the floods|
It is not certain in which year this photograph was taken, but it looks like the 1950s or ...... cont.