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Flush Bracket OSBM 723: Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Bradfield's Bridge   

Flush Bracket on N.W. wall of Bradfield's Bridge [2GL] - FB reported destroyed 18/12/1974.

Location
Grid reference: SK 3947 0010.
Landranger 140: Leicester, Coventry & Rugby.
Explorer 232: Nuneaton & Tamworth.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB723.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
722 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Shenton Aqueduct 631.59m to the northwest.
721 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Hook's Bridge 1.27km to the northwest.
889 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Sutton Wharf Bridge 1.77km to the southeast.
891 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, No. 29 Bridge 2.01km to the south.
890 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, No. 32 Bridge 2.10km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Nuneaton, 8.82km to the southwest.

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 306.0360 feet [93.2798 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 N.W. wall of Bradfield's Bridge.

Logged Visits
Visited on 17th September 2008 by RodS. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Bridge replaced. No sign of FB.

Visited on 5th February 2006 by iainmac. Condition: Probably destroyed.

Visited on 8th January 2005 by RHW. Condition: Probably destroyed.
not on bridge 35 - newish brick & concrete bridge
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