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Flush Bracket OSBM 2641: Morton, Railway Bridge   

Flush Bracket on N.E. end of railway bridge, Thonock Hall, Morton [2GL] - FB reported destroyed, but ...

Location
Grid reference: SK 8170 9180.
Landranger 112: Scunthorpe & Gainsborough.
Explorer 280: Isle of Axholme.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB2641.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2640 Laundry Cottages 1.70km to the northeast.
2642 Gainsborough, Congregational Chapel 1.77km to the south.
2643 Gainsborough, Flood Arches 2.66km to the south.
2639 Blyton, Railway Bridge 3.78km to the northeast.
2644 Beckingham, Flood Road 3.93km to the southwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Hibaldstow (1987), 15.46km 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 15.0050 feet [4.5735 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.E. end of railway bridge, Thonock Hall, Morton.

Logged Visits
Visited on 17th August 2015 by iainmac. Condition: Good.
Not sure how I missed it before.
Photo at https://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/20659872515/in/dateposted-public/

Visited on 3rd April 2013 by Brisey. Condition: Damaged.
The top of the FB only, no lettering, protrudes above the tarmac of the kerb. The footpath is on the other side of the road, where I took my photo. It's far too dangerous to attempt to photo close up - fast traffic, dip in road. See https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10201333290396926&l=c4431c13dc for photo.

Visited on 7th March 2009 by ted. Condition: Damaged.
New kerbstones; only the top 1" of the bracket is now visible.

Visited on 5th January 2008 by iainmac. Condition: Couldn't find it.
Buried ? or maybe I didnt look closely enough.

Visited on 23rd July 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: SK 817 918. Condition: Good.
Morton- rly bridge. NE end of SE face of buttress, roadside.
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