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Flush Bracket OSBM 1477: Runley Bridge   

Flush Bracket on S.E. battlement of Runley Bridge [2GL]; parapet, Runley Bridge, centre of beck, E side of road.

Location
Grid reference: SD 8124 6242.
Landranger 98: Wensleydale & Upper Wharfedale.
Explorer OL2: Yorkshire Dales - Southern & Western areas.
Explorer OL41: Forest of Bowland & Ribblesdale.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB1477.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1476 Settle, Railway Bridge 800.62m to the south.
G2156 Settle, Railway Bridge 800.62m to the south.
1478 Settle, Duke Street 871.32m to the northeast.
1479 Settle Bridge 1.71km to the north.
1475 Settle Junction 2.11km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Ribblesdale, 11.77km to the north.

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 457.7120 feet [139.5106 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Skipton to Ribblesdale levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on S.E. battlement of Runley 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 Ribblesdale to Skipton levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 6th May 2017 by painterman. Condition: Good.
Easy but had to dig to reveal fb but the earth was soft
https://flic.kr/p/UvkADY

Visited on 6th June 2015 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
Parked in layby, east side of road ¼ mile south of location. FB was buried in loose soil to above number level. Successfully excavated for photography.

Visited on 6th June 2015 by coineanach. Condition: Good.
Was dug out and number visible

Visited on 12th April 2015 by cjo. Condition: Good.
part buried

Visited on 5th May 2014 by mickandkim. Grid reference: SD 8124 6242. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 1st December 2012 by Earby. Condition: Good.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/twinklepops/8267299223/

Visited on 20th March 2012 by buspass. Condition: Good.
Part buried again but still safe

Visited on 25th July 2009 by iainmac. Grid reference: SD 8124 6242. Condition: Good.
Nicely excavated by previous visitors.
Photo at http://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/4909420839/

Visited on 24th July 2009 by RogerTempleman. Condition: Good.
Did a bit more gardening and excavation but still shady for photo - see http://rogertempleman.multiply.com/photos/album/14/Flush_Brackets#photo=34 .

Visited on 12th February 2009 by bonatti. Grid reference: SD 81240 62420. Condition: Good.
As described by ted. By the way, I did the "gardening"

Visited on 15th December 2007 by ted. Condition: Good.
As per OS description, centre of parapet facing the road. Part-buried in soft ground and obscured by root. Would benefit from further excavation.
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