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Flush Bracket OSBM 891: Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, No. 29 Bridge   

Flush Bracket on S.W. wall of No. 29 Bridge [2GL]; bridge buttress, W side of canal, S side of track, S face.

Grid reference: SP 3998 9816.
Landranger 140: Leicester, Coventry & Rugby.
Explorer 232: Nuneaton & Tamworth.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB891.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
892 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, No. 27 Bridge 510.00m to the southwest.
890 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, No. 32 Bridge 889.55m to the east.
893 by Stoke Golding Wharf 1.22km to the southwest.
889 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, Sutton Wharf Bridge 1.63km to the northeast.
894 Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal, No. 23 Bridge 1.78km to the southwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Nuneaton, 7.78km 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 305.3500 feet [93.0707 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 No. 29 Bridge.

Logged Visits
Visited on 18th April 2015 by LesC. Condition: Good.
The FB is in good condition, unlike the bridge itself. There is much evidence of deterioration, particularly on the north face where several bricks have been dislodged. FB seems safe - for now.

Visited on 17th September 2008 by RodS. Grid reference: SP 3998 9816. Condition: Good.
Ashby Canal, Bridge 29, S face of bridge, W (towpath) side of canal

Visited on 11th November 2007 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 5th February 2006 by iainmac. Grid reference: SP 3999 9816. Condition: Good.
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Visited on 18th December 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SP 399 981. Condition: Good.
Ashby Canal W of Dadlington, Bridge No 29. FB on S face, W side of canal, on towpath side..
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