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Flush Bracket OSBM 1507: Bowmontforest   

Flush Bracket on N. end of cottages at saw mill, Bowmontforest.

Location
Grid reference: NT 7290 2878.
Landranger 74: Kelso & Coldstream, Jedburgh & Duns.
Explorer OL16: The Cheviot Hills.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB1507.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1508 Grahamslaw 1.25km to the south.
1509 Grahamslaw 1.69km to the southwest.
1510 Eckfordmill Bridge 2.07km to the southwest.
1506 Middle Softlaw 2.36km to the northeast.
1511 Mosstower 2.76km to the southwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Kelso, 3.72km 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 494.6650 feet [150.7739 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. end of cottages at saw mill, Bowmontforest.

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 12th October 2015 by wrose. Grid reference: NT 72897 28781. Condition: Good.
Visited and photographed with the kind permission of the householder. Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there and in good condition.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4770969

Visited on 30th January 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: NT 729 288. Condition: Good.
Bowmont Forest. On N. end of cottages at saw mill, Bowmontforest.

Visited on 17th September 2004 by iainmac. Grid reference: NT 729 287. Condition: Good.
Cottage

Visited on 15th September 2004 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
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