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Flush Bracket OSBM 1554: Preston Cleugh   

Flush Bracket on S.W. angle of building over well at quarry, Preston Cleugh [2GL]; FL BR 1554 ANG WALL WELL 5.2M NE RD (198.118m ODN, 0.2m AGL, 1st order, levelled 1915, verified 1953).

Grid reference: NT 7972 5933.
Landranger 67: Duns, Dunbar & Eyemouth area.
Landranger 74: Kelso & Coldstream, Jedburgh & Duns.
Explorer 346: Berwick-upon-Tweed.
Structure: Other.
Waypoint: FB1554.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1553 Cleuch Cottage 920.87m to the south.
1552 Preston 1.95km to the south.
1551 Preston 2.10km to the south.
1550 Preston Bridge 2.74km to the south.
1549 Cockburn 3.09km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Duns Common, 5.17km 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 649.9940 feet [198.1182 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Wester Broomhouse to Duns Common levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on S.W. angle of building over well at quarry, Preston Cleugh.

Logged Visits
Visited on 18th April 2016 by coineanach. Condition: Good.

Visited on 18th April 2016 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
First finds get rarer as time goes on. This flush bracket was totally buried in earth and roots to a foot above its top edge. Probably never seen the light of day for many years. Excavation was undertaken using whatever objects came to hand, mainly large stones and a section of broken pipe.
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