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Flush Bracket OSBM 1499: Spittal-on-Rule   

Flush Bracket on N.E. face of cottage at junction of road to Spittal Ford [2GL]; cottage, NW side of junction of road, NE face, N angle.

Location
Grid reference: NT 5870 1972.
Landranger 80: Cheviot Hills & Kielder Water.
Explorer 331: Teviotdale South.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB1499.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1500 Rule Bridge 456.51m to the southeast.
1501 Newton 1.57km to the northeast.
1498 Denholm 2.08km to the southwest.
1502 Knowesouth 2.89km to the northeast.
1497 Honey Burn 3.01km to the southwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Hawick, 12.17km 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 275.8880 feet [84.0907 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Hawick to Kelso levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N.E. face of cottage at junction of road to Spittal Ford.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 11th October 2015 by wrose. Grid reference: NT 58689 19714. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there and in the condition previously described.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4764403

Visited on 27th July 2010 by agentmancuso. Condition: Good.
Very obscured by paint

Visited on 20th May 2006 by RHW. Grid reference: NT 586 198. Condition: Good.
On NE face, N angle of cottage at junction of road to Spittal Ford. N side of A698 at bend..

Visited on 19th September 2004 by iainmac. Grid reference: NT 587 197. Condition: Good.
Private House

Visited on 4th September 2004 by clochandighter. Condition: Slightly damaged.
Heavily caked in paint.
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