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Flush Bracket OSBM 717: Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Carlton Bridge   

Flush Bracket on S.W. wall of Carlton Bridge [2GL]; [SK12]; SW abutment, Carlton Bridge.

Grid reference: SK 3867 0433.
Landranger 140: Leicester, Coventry & Rugby.
Explorer 232: Nuneaton & Tamworth.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB717.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
718 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, King's Bridge 616.12m to the southeast.
716 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Fairfield Bridge 983.11m to the west.
719 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Jackson's Bridge 1.65km to the south.
715 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Dakin's Bridge 1.73km to the northwest.
714 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Bates Bridge 1.82km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Nuneaton, 12.09km 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 305.5560 feet [93.1335 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 Carlton Bridge.

Logged Visits
Visited on 18th April 2015 by LesC. Condition: Good.
Still there, as is the circular mark noted in earlier logs. For a possible explanation, see 714.

Visited on 16th September 2008 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 3867 0433. Condition: Good.
Ashby Canal, Bridge 44 (Carlton Bridge), W face of bridge, S (towpath) side of canal. Prominent circular mark 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 3867 0433. Condition: Good.
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Visited on 18th December 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SK 386 043. Condition: Good.
Canal- Carlton Bridge (No 44). FB on W face of bridge S side of canal on towpath side..
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