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Flush Bracket OSBM 687: Melbourne, Park Drive   

FLUSH BRACKET: FL BR G687 [sic] ANG WALL TO THE "HALLS " SE SIDE PARK DRIVE (ODN 44.6977m, AGL 0.4m).
Flush Bracket on angle of wall, S. side of Park Drive, near bridge over Carr Brook [2GL]; angle of wall to the "Halls ", side of Park Drive.

Location
Grid reference: SK 3917 2507.
Landranger 128: Derby & Burton upon Trent.
Explorer 245: The National Forest.
Structure: Roadside wall.
Waypoint: FB687.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
686 Melbourne, Church Street 483.74m to the west.
685 Melbourne Arms PH 1.04km to the west.
301 Melbourne, Mount Boot Factory 1.19km to the west.
688 Wilson, Park View 1.24km to the east.
G2354 Melbourne, Hawthorn House 1.26km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Melbourne, 2.88km 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 146.6580 feet [44.7014 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Melbourne to Nuneaton and Melbourne to Waltham on the Wolds levelling lines. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on angle of wall, S. side of Park Drive, near bridge over Carr Brook.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Melbourne to Nuneaton and Waltham on the Wolds to Melbourne levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 31st July 2016 by iainmac. Condition: Good.
Photo at https://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/28615261271/in/dateposted-public/

Visited on 20th June 2016 by cjo. Condition: Good.
surprisingly well camouflaged at corner of wall low down but took two looks to find

Visited on 11th December 2013 by Jonesduo. Condition: Good.

Visited on 2nd December 2011 by Calico. Condition: Good.
No change.

Visited on 3rd January 2009 by ted. Condition: Good.

Visited on 31st December 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SK 391 250. Condition: Good.
Melbourne Hall- NE cnr of wall. S side of rd, W side of brook, NE corner of wall, N face, nr bridge. Set low down, at ground level

Visited on 18th December 2004 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 39161 25066. Condition: Good.
Melbourne, Blackwell Lane, angle of wall of park, close to bridge over brook. Found and photographed 18 December 2004, at 3rd attempt! FB perfectly camouflaged until scraped away layers of dust, even though all but the bottom edge was above soil level. Not shown on LandLine; BM 45.99 on LandLine is cut BM at west end of north wall of bridge nearby.
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