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Flush Bracket OSBM 1491: Hawick, Burnflat Brae   

Flush Bracket on N.E. corner of cottage, E. side of road, 5 chains N. from junction of roads, Burnflat [2GL]; house, N face, NE angle.

Location
Grid reference: NT 4956 1359.
Landranger 79: Hawick & Eskdale, Langholm.
Explorer 331: Teviotdale South.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB1491.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1492 Hawick, Commercial Bank 1.02km to the northeast.
11423 Hummelknow Bridge 1.24km to the southeast.
G487 Martins Bridge 1.41km to the west.
1439 Meikle Whitlaw, Railway Bridge 1.49km to the southeast.
G486 Branxholm Bridge 2.21km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Hawick, 1.29km to the southwest.

Second Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1912-21)
This flush bracket was used during the Second geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 513.5840 feet [156.5404 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Hawick to Kelso levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N.E. corner of cottage, E. side of road, 5 chains N. from junction of roads, Burnflat.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Kelso to Hawick levelling line.

Third Geodetic Levelling, Scotland (1956-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, Scotland. It was included on the Innerleithen to Hawick levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 31st July 2016 by mickandkim. Grid reference: NT 4956 1359. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 9th April 2016 by coineanach. Condition: Good.

Visited on 9th April 2016 by clochandighter. Condition: Slightly damaged.
Revisit for photos. Blurb to follow.

Visited on 13th October 2015 by wrose. Grid reference: NT 49564 13585. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add other than to say that it is still there. So heavily over-painted details virtually unreadable.
http://www.bench-marks.org.uk/bm1210

Visited on 31st July 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: NT 495 135. Condition: Good.
Burnflat Brae, Hawick. NE angle N face of house E side of road, well below road level.. FB & house white, FB just visible from road, 5m back,

Visited on 19th September 2004 by iainmac. Grid reference: NT 495 135. Condition: Good.
S towards golf course

Visited on 31st May 1994 by clochandighter. Condition: Slightly damaged.
Heavily caked in paint.
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