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Flush Bracket OSBM 2708: Mansfield, 85 Abbott Road   

Flush Bracket on N.W. corner of house on S. side of road, N.W. end of footpath to Broomhill Lane [2GL]; No 85 Abbott Road, N angle.

Location
Grid reference: SK 5200 6241.
Landranger 120: Mansfield & Worksop, Sherwood Forest.
Explorer 269: Chesterfield & Alfreton.
Explorer 270: Sherwood Forest.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB2708.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2707 Mansfield Woodhouse, Debdale Gate 1.47km to the east.
S8485 Mansfield, Town Hall 2.28km to the southeast.
2709 Skegby, 380 Mansfield Road 2.39km to the southwest.
S8486 Mansfield, Parish Church 2.50km to the southeast.
S9101 Pleasley Colliery 2.82km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Matlock, 21.47km to the west.

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 422.0730 feet [128.6479 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Hibaldstow to Matlock levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N.W. corner of house on S. side of road, N.W. end of footpath to Broomhill Lane.

Logged Visits
Visited on 12th November 2016 by cjo. Condition: Damaged.
half buried in concrete path beneath gatepost

Visited on 8th February 2006 by Erewash. Grid reference: SK 520 624. Condition: Damaged.
Walked past it several times before spotting it under tv/phone junction box.

Visited on 16th February 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: SK 520 624. Condition: Damaged.
Private House.
Photo at https://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/30096711256/in/dateposted-public/

Visited on 15th January 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: SK 520 624. Condition: Good.
Mansfield Woodhouse- 85 Abbott Rd. at cnr of Newport Cres, W face of hse just in front of gate. Half-buried in concrete, nums not visible, 2708 from OS 2GL transcript.

Visited on 30th August 2004 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 52008 62422. Condition: Damaged.
Mansfield, 85 Abbott Road (A6075), at corner of Newport Crescent, W face near NW angle. Lower half of FB hidden beneath concrete. BM 127.24m on MasterMap, though BM 126.61m is also shown close by (cut BM on same building - not spotted)
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