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Flush Bracket OSBM 712: Shackerstone, opp Post Office   

Flush Bracket on E. face of cottages opposite Post Office, Shackerstone [2GL]; shed, W side of road, E face.

Grid reference: SK 3735 0695.
Landranger 140: Leicester, Coventry & Rugby.
Explorer 232: Nuneaton & Tamworth.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB712.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
713 Shackerstone Aqueduct 558.03m to the southeast.
711 by Tivey's Farm 577.75m to the northeast.
714 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Bates Bridge 1.25km to the south.
715 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Dakin's Bridge 1.77km to the south.
710 Kimberley Cottages 2.09km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Nuneaton, 14.17km to the south.

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 304.5970 feet [92.8412 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 E. face of cottages opposite Post Office, Shackerstone.

Logged Visits
Visited on 1st May 2009 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 3735 0695. Condition: Good.
E face of outbuilding next to gate to #31, W side of road, opposite telephone box. FB clearly visible at the moment, but the Virginia Creeper is sprouting rapidly, so FB may soon be obscured again

Visited on 19th September 2008 by RodS. Condition: Couldn't find it.
Couldn't see it behind the dense vegetation. Needs a wimter visit!

Visited on 10th November 2007 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 5th February 2006 by iainmac. Grid reference: SK 3735 0697. Condition: Good.
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Visited on 18th December 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SK 373 069. Condition: Good.
Shackerstone- No 31 (main street). E face of roadside outhouse W side of rd, opp phone box.
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