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Quorn Floods

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 Horse.


 Soar Valley News, April 1977  Soar Valley News, April 1977
The Soar Valley News was a four page, black and white community newspaper/newsletter type ...... cont.
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 A tragic accident during the Quorn floods of 1875  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.
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 Floods around the White Horse pub, Quorn, 1986  Floods around the White Horse pub, Quorn, 1986
The first photograph was taken during the floods of 1986, looking up Meeting Street, ...... cont.
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 Floods on Station Road, probably 1947  Floods on Station Road, probably 1947
The gabled building behind the lorry is the White Horse pub, on the corner of Station ...... cont.
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 Floods at Quorn Cross in the 1950s or 1960s.  Floods at Quorn Cross in the 1950s or 1960s.
Flooding at Quorn Cross was a regular occurrence until flood prevention measures were ...... cont.
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Total: 55 artefacts returned over 11 pages


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