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Flush Bracket OSBM 696: Gelsmoor, The Cottage   

Flush Bracket on cottages, N.E. side of road, 5 chains S.W. [sic] from cross roads, Gilsmoor [2GL]; house, "The Cottage", NE side of road, SE face, S angle.

Location
Grid reference: SK 4050 1832.
Landranger 129: Nottingham & Loughborough, Melton Mowbray.
Explorer 245: The National Forest.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB696.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
695 Newbold, School 587.28m to the northwest.
697 Swannington, White House 891.96m to the southeast.
694 Newbold, Forest Terrace 1.12km to the north.
698 Swannington Common 1.70km to the southeast.
699 Swannington, opposite Smithy 2.30km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Melbourne, 7.14km to the northwest.

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 351.2320 feet [107.0555 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Melbourne to Nuneaton levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on cottages, N.E. side of road, 5 chains S.W. [sic] from cross roads, Gilsmoor.

Logged Visits
Visited on 20th June 2016 by cjo. Condition: Good.
kindly invited into living room to explain purpose of the FB.

Visited on 3rd December 2005 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 4050 1833. Condition: Good.
Gelsmoor, The Cottage, SE face at S corner, NE side of Gelsmoor Road, about 100m SE (not SW as given in 2GL description) of former crossroads. BM 105.05m on LandLine. Not visible from road. Lightly rendered over, but still counts as good condition.

Visited on 8th January 2005 by RHW. Condition: Couldn't find it.
description (NE side of road) doesn't quite fit: old cottage SE side of road (at Gelsmoor) with no way in; NW side of road are new houses. Couldn't find FB on Inn either.
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