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Flush Bracket OSBM 24: Clifton Hampden Bridge   

Flush Bracket on S. face, W. end of Clifton Hampton Bridge [2GL]; SW face of bridge, 8.2m from W bank of river.

Location
Grid reference: SU 5467 9539.
Landranger 164: Oxford, Chipping Norton & Bicester.
Explorer 170: Abingdon, Wantage & Vale of White Horse.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB24.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
25 Clifton Hampden, Clifton Lock 710.28m to the south.
G3642 Long Wittenham, The Vine 1.53km to the south.
G3643 Culham, Railway Hotel 1.78km to the west.
26 Appleford Railway Bridge 2.32km to the southwest.
G3641 Rosehurst Farm 2.79km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Wallingford, 10.63km 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 156.1950 feet [47.6082 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 S. face, W. end of Clifton Hampton Bridge.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 19th January 2015 by RogerTempleman. Condition: Good.
Surprised I've not logged this after previous visits! Had to dig away some soil and nettle roots to expose the bottom of the bracket. Photo showing the bracket at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4316756 with wider view at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4316769

Visited on 29th January 2012 by spuduka. Condition: Good.
Found in good condition though had to stamp down the weeds to see it.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2786786

Visited on 17th October 2006 by Calico. Condition: Good.
No change. To left of elder bush.

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

Visited on 18th March 2006 by lackofluke. Grid reference: SU 54673 95399. Condition: Good.
Visible from the path. Only had to beat down one nettle.

Visited on 14th September 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: SU 546 953. Condition: Good.
Clifton Hampden Bridge. S face of W abutmant, 8m back from bank. in nettles

Visited on 16th November 2004 by iainmac. Grid reference: SU 546 954. Condition: Good.
Bridge

Visited on 31st August 2004 by jochta. Condition: Good.
Next to path down to towpath, hidden by vegetation on my visit. http://maps.jochta.com/benchmarks.php?id=37
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