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Flush Bracket OSBM 988: Skipton, Railway Bridge   

Flush Bracket on abutment of railway bridge, E. side of Keighley Road and 6 chains S. from Carleton Road, Skipton [2GL]; W face of buttress of railway bridge, N side of bridge.

Location
Grid reference: SD 9883 5091.
Landranger 103: Blackburn & Burnley, Clitheroe & Skipton.
Explorer OL2: Yorkshire Dales - Southern & Western areas.
Explorer OL21: South Pennines.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB988.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
987 Skipton, Keighley Road 548.18m to the south.
2289 Skipton, Drill Hall 912.41m to the northeast.
989 Skipton, Town Hall 914.44m to the north.
1466 Skipton, The Bailey 1.01km to the north.
G3360 Skipton, Broughton Road 1.28km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Skipton, 1.78km to the northeast.

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 344.9390 feet [105.1374 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Greetland to Skipton levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on abutment of railway bridge, E. side of Keighley Road and 6 chains S. from Carleton Road, Skipton.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Skipton to Greetland levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 13th May 2017 by painterman. Condition: Good.
Lot of road grit but its ok
https://flic.kr/p/UzhzcX
https://flic.kr/p/TukvCN
https://flic.kr/p/UHciAo

Visited on 3rd July 2016 by coineanach. Condition: Good.

Visited on 3rd July 2016 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
Weathered by over a century of road grit. Public pavementside access.

Visited on 26th April 2015 by mickandkim. Grid reference: SD 9883 5091. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 15th February 2015 by cjo. Condition: Good.
quite grotty

Visited on 24th November 2012 by Earby. Condition: Good.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/twinklepops/8267292291/

Visited on 5th November 2012 by wrose. Grid reference: SD 98834 50916. Condition: Good.
At the described location and again/still covered by road filth. Apart from that it is still there and in good condition.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3213571

Visited on 10th June 2012 by LesC. Condition: Good.
Still there. Once again, very dusty.

Visited on 24th September 2009 by RogerTempleman. Condition: Good.
Time for another clean, but generally in good condition although the numbers are slightly pitted. The Network Rail designation for the bridge is SKS1/5 Keighley Road. Photo showing the bracket at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5254179 with wider view at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5254204

Visited on 18th February 2009 by bonatti. Grid reference: SD 98830 50910. Condition: Good.
Had to scrape the grime off, covered in salt and grit.

Visited on 16th September 2008 by Bagge9905. Condition: Good.
Visited 28/7/07 by MJF

Visited on 4th January 2008 by Brisey. Condition: Good.
Runnerbean's description is apt. I missed the FB at first. Fortunately it is on the side of the road with a pavement.

Visited on 22nd July 2006 by runnerbean. Condition: Good.
Slightly tricky to spot and coated in traffic grime.

Visited on 3rd April 2005 by ted. Condition: Good.
Railway bridge at road level (former line to Grassington).

Visited on 2nd January 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: SD 988 509. Condition: Good.
Railway Bridge.
Photo at https://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/29947295302/in/dateposted-public/

Visited on 14th August 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SD 988 509. Condition: Good.
Skipton: railway bridge. E side of main road, NW corner of buttress, W elev. painted grey, slightly inset into stonework, not easy to spot from car.

Visited on 14th August 2004 by manonabike. Condition: Good.
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