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 3 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.
| Harry and Ada Yeomans - floods on Leicester Road in 1960|
The top photograph was taken during floods in the 1960s and appeared in the Leicester ...... cont.
| Otter's Post Office and grocery store in the floods|
This photograph shows Quorn Cross during some heavy flooding. Otter's took over from ...... cont.
| Mill House Inn, Leicester Road during floods in the 1920s|
The Mill House Inn used to be on Leicester Road, abutting what are now Wright's factory ...... cont.
| Floods on Leicester Road, 1960s|
This photograph is taken looking up towards the Cross on Leicester Road. Wakerley Court ...... cont.
| Floods on Stafford Orchard, early 1970s|
This view from the early 1970s is taken from what is now the Station Road car park, ...... cont.
| Floods on Station Road, early 1970s|
These two pictures of Station Road during the floods, were taken by Richard Thompson, who ...... cont.
| Floods at Quorn Cross, early 1970s|
These photographs were taken by Richard Thompson during floods in the early 1970s.
| Floods on Leicester Road, early 1970s|
These pictures are taken at Quorn Cross, on Leicester Road in the early 1970s, showing ...... cont.
| Leicester Road floods in 1932|
Marius Wright (1914 to 1980) was driving his Morgan through floods on Leicester Road in ...... cont.
| Flood 1960|
Station Road under water in December 1960
| Boy Scouts' Narrow Escape - camp flooded in early morning hours.|
Loughborough Monitor and Herald - August 10th 1922
The district around Quorn and ...... cont.
| Life goes on during the floods|
This photograph is taken looking up Station Road towards the cross and the Royal Oak. Mr ...... cont.
| Floods in the Early 1980s|
This photograph shows Ruth Iley from Farnham Street (in her twenties), standing outside ...... cont.
| Floods in the Early 1980s|
Despite flood prevention measures, prolonged heavy rain in the 1980s still caused ...... cont.
| Quorndon Parish Council, monthly meeting April 1963|
Loughborough Monitor - 12th April 1963
Quorn Parish Council decided at its monthly ...... cont.