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Flush Bracket OSBM 22: Shillingford Bridge   

Flush Bracket on E. face, N. end of Shillingford Bridge over River Thames [2GL]; NE side of Shillingford Bridge, E face, 3.0m from S face.

Grid reference: SU 59669 92084.
Landranger 164: Oxford, Chipping Norton & Bicester.
Landranger 174: Newbury & Wantage, Hungerford & Didcot.
Explorer 170: Abingdon, Wantage & Vale of White Horse.
Explorer 171: Chiltern Hills West.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB22.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G3639 Sotwell Hill Lodge 1.50km to the south.
21 Benson Lock 1.85km to the southeast.
G3640 Highlands Farm, Granary Cottage 2.17km to the west.
G3635 Benson, Crown Square 2.39km to the east.
G3636 Crowmarsh Battle Farm 2.50km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Wallingford, 4.81km to the southeast.

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 149.3440 feet [45.5201 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Wallingford to Buckland levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on E. face, N. end of Shillingford Bridge over River Thames.

Logged Visits
Visited on 9th March 2010 by RogerTempleman. Condition: Good.
Thought it a good time to bag this one as Oxfordshire County Council are about to repair the bridge. There is a location view at

Visited on 8th March 2010 by spuduka. Condition: Good.
Visited in Mar 08 2009 and foun dit in good condition.

Visited on 17th October 2006 by Calico. Condition: Good.
No change.

Visited on 3rd June 2006 by lackofluke. Condition: Good.

Visited on 23rd April 2006 by dal. Condition: Good.

Visited on 14th September 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: SU 597 921. Condition: Good.
Shillingford Bridge. E face of N buttress. in nettles

Visited on 18th November 2004 by iainmac. Grid reference: SU 596 920. Condition: Good.

Visited on 2nd September 2004 by jochta. Condition: Good.
Found quite low down next to the path down to the towpath.
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