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Flush Bracket OSBM 2852: Mere Hall Lodge   

Flush Bracket on W. face of lodge, entrance to Mere Hall [2GL]; lodge, Mere Country Club, Chester Road, 2.7m S of archway, W face.

Location
Grid reference: SJ 7274 8166.
Landranger 109: Manchester, Bolton & Warrington.
Explorer 267: Northwich & Delamere Forest.
Structure: Lodge.
Waypoint: FB2852.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G3741 Bucklow Hill 1.61km to the north.
G3742 Hoo Green 1.66km to the northwest.
2851 Roebuck Farm 2.03km to the southeast.
2853 Yewtree Farm 2.04km to the northwest.
G3743 High Legh, Water Tower 2.97km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Daresbury, 15.03km to the west.

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 215.8160 feet [65.7807 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Macclesfield to Daresbury levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on W. face of lodge, entrance to Mere Hall.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 15th October 2014 by dal. Condition: Good.
I was at a work meeting at the conference centre for the day, so had an excellent opportunity to investigate. The FB survives. It is set low down, but not buried, and is well hidden in the creeper. It is about midway between the internal angle and the window to the south of the arch.

Visited on 11th July 2006 by iainmac. Condition: Couldn't find it.
Mere hall lodge not inhabited - no sign of fb. Buried ?

Visited on 30th October 2004 by RHW. Condition: Couldn't find it.
Mass of thick ivy stems: seartched, but FB could be behind these.
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