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Flush Bracket OSBM 1204: Earith Bridge   

Flush Bracket on N.W. battlement of Earith Bridge, New Bedford River [2GL] - FB reported destroyed 05/07/1955; presumably replaced by S8239 nearby.

Location
Grid reference: TL 3934 7477.
Landranger 142: Peterborough, Market Deeping & Chatteris.
Landranger 143: Ely & Wisbech, Downham Market.
Explorer 225: Huntingdon & St Ives.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB1204.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
S8239 Earith, The Hermitage 110.45m to the south.
1203 Earith, School 933.43m to the west.
1205 Fen Barn 1.61km to the northeast.
S8403 Willingham West Fen Engine 1.83km to the southeast.
1202 Colne, Lorna Cottage 2.61km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Wicken, 15.08km to the east.

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 12.8150 feet [3.9060 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Castor to Wicken levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N.W. battlement of Earith Bridge, New Bedford River.

Logged Visits
Visited on 22nd July 2016 by cjo. Condition: Destroyed.

Visited on 1st September 2004 by RHW. Condition: Destroyed.
Concrete bridge, metal parapet, assume rebuilt 1950s
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