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Flush Bracket OSBM 1506: Middle Softlaw   

Flush Bracket on S.E. face of cottages, N.W. side of road, 9 chains S.W. from Middle Softlaw.

Location
Grid reference: NT 7410 3081.
Landranger 74: Kelso & Coldstream, Jedburgh & Duns.
Explorer 339: Kelso, Coldstream & Lower Tweed Valley.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB1506.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1417 Huntershall 1.73km to the north.
1507 Bowmontforest 2.36km to the southwest.
1418 Kelso 2.54km to the northwest.
1419 Kelso Bridge 3.05km to the northwest.
1420 Kelso, Shedden Park 3.44km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Kelso, 1.39km 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 448.7260 feet [136.7717 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 S.E. face of cottages, N.W. side of road, 9 chains S.W. from Middle Softlaw.

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 74102 30812. Condition: Good.
I can only confirm that it is still there from a side on view as it is still hidden behind the coal bunker.

Visited on 18th April 2015 by cjo. Condition: Good.
hidden behind plastic coal bunker

Visited on 30th January 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: NT 741 307. Condition: Good.
Middle Softlaw. On S.E. face of easternmost cottage, N.W. side of road.

Visited on 17th September 2004 by iainmac. Grid reference: NT 740 308. Condition: Good.
Cottage

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