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Flush Bracket OSBM 699: Swannington, opposite Smithy   

Flush Bracket on wall, 42 links W. from junction of lane opposite smithy, Swannington [2GL]; METH CH WALL S SIDE BURTON LANE 8.2M NW SIDE MAIN ST - FB reported desroyed.

Location
Grid reference: SK 4149 1624.
Landranger 129: Nottingham & Loughborough, Melton Mowbray.
Explorer 245: The National Forest.
Structure: Roadside wall.
Waypoint: FB699.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
700 Swannington, The Hollies 537.12m to the southwest.
698 Swannington Common 710.07m to the north.
701 Hoo Ash Farm 1.36km to the southwest.
697 Swannington, White House 1.52km to the north.
702 Ravenstone, Swannington Road 1.94km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Melbourne, 9.42km 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 393.6880 feet [119.9961 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 wall, 42 links W. from junction of lane opposite smithy, Swannington.

Logged Visits
Visited on 3rd December 2005 by RodS. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Agree that description probably refers to Burtons Lane - no sign of FB. Does not seem to be shown on any maps, either.

Visited on 8th January 2005 by RHW. Condition: Probably destroyed.
was probably Burtons Lane, with Quaker Smithy at junct almost opposite. Roadside wall outside chapel is newish
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