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Flush Bracket OSBM 716: Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Fairfield Bridge   

Flush Bracket on S.W. wall of Fairfield Bridge [2GL]; [SK12]; W parapet, Fairfield Bridge, W face.

Grid reference: SK 3770 0449.
Landranger 140: Leicester, Coventry & Rugby.
Explorer 232: Nuneaton & Tamworth.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB716.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
715 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Dakin's Bridge 878.01m to the northwest.
717 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Carlton Bridge 983.11m to the east.
714 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Bates Bridge 1.24km to the north.
718 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, King's Bridge 1.48km to the southeast.
713 Shackerstone Aqueduct 2.13km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Nuneaton, 11.90km 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 306.7970 feet [93.5117 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 S.W. wall of Fairfield Bridge.

Logged Visits
Visited on 19th September 2008 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 3770 0449. Condition: Good.
Ashby Canal, Bridge 46, Fairfield Bridge, NW face of bridge, SW (towpath) side of canal. Clear cicular area ground out from FB below number.

Visited on 10th November 2007 by Calico. Condition: Good.
Is disc below number ground out to ensure bracket, when attached, is level?

Visited on 5th February 2006 by iainmac. Grid reference: SK 3771 0450. Condition: Good.
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Visited on 18th December 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SK 377 044. Condition: Good.
Ashby Canal, Fairfield Bridge.. Bridge No 46, 1km SE of Congerstone..
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