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Flush Bracket OSBM G496: Deep Drain Bridge (B709)   

Flush Bracket on S.E. angle of bridge [2GL];bridge, S side of road, N face.

Grid reference: NT 2797 2000.
Landranger 73: Peebles, Galashiels & Selkirk, Tweed Valley.
Landranger 79: Hawick & Eskdale, Langholm.
Explorer 330: Moffat & St Mary's Loch.
Explorer 337: Peebles & Innerleithen.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FBG496.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G495 Crosslee Burn Bridge 3.01km to the southeast.
G497 Thirlestane Burn Bridge 3.21km to the west.
G494 Tushielaw, Ettrick Water Bridge 3.34km to the southeast.
G498 Oxcleuch Haugh 4.11km to the west.
12082 Kirkstead Burn Bridge 4.19km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Hawick, 22.27km to the east.

Second Geodetic Levelling, Scotland (1936-52)
This flush bracket was used during the Second geodetic levelling, Scotland, and was levelled with a height of 1157.2630 feet [352.7338 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Hawick to Moffat levelling line. The surveyor's description was N face of bridge, 10' E from centre of Deep Drain, S side of road.

Logged Visits
Visited on 10th October 2015 by wrose. Grid reference: NT 27976 20000. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there and in good condition.

Visited on 18th August 2007 by coineanach. Condition: Good.

Visited on 18th August 2007 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
Revisit for photographs over sixteen years after finding it. Photographed 18/08/2007, GRP.

Visited on 1st August 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: NT 279 199. Condition: Good.
Berrybush- bridge. B709. E end of S parapet, N face..

Visited on 30th March 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: NT 279 200. Condition: Good.
Photo at

Visited on 26th February 2005 by ian. Grid reference: NT 27985 19982. Condition: Good.

Visited on 27th April 1991 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
On bridge parapet, south side of B709. Chance find between visits to trig pillars S9843 and 10133, Black Knowe Head and The Wiss.
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