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Flush Bracket OSBM 2811: Retford, Ordsall Mill Bridge   

Flush Bracket on bridge, N. side of road, opposite Ordsall Mill [2GL]; bridge parapet, N side of Goosemoor Lane, E angle.

Location
Grid reference: SK 7062 7962.
Landranger 120: Mansfield & Worksop, Sherwood Forest.
Explorer 271: Newark-on-Trent.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB2811.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2810 Retford, Exchange Street 1.43km to the north.
S9030 Tudor Lodge 3.45km to the west.
2808 Bolham Farm 3.47km to the north.
2812 Twyford Bridge, School 4.73km to the south.
2809 Clarborough Hill 4.88km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Hibaldstow (1987), 31.81km 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 52.1590 feet [15.8981 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 bridge, N. side of road, opposite Ordsall Mill.

Logged Visits
Visited on 26th May 2016 by Dusty. Condition: Damaged.
Photo at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4968097

Visited on 5th April 2016 by buspass. Condition: Damaged.
Still there, still half buried

Visited on 11th October 2015 by amr. Condition: Damaged.
Obscured by raised footway surfacing, rather than a build up of muck, etc. See http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4697965 and http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4697966

Visited on 22nd February 2014 by cjo. Condition: Damaged.
numbers buried

Visited on 4th January 2008 by AndyG. Condition: Damaged.
Still half buried.

Visited on 26th November 2007 by Calico. Condition: Damaged.
Buried to above the numbers.

Visited on 4th November 2006 by ted. Condition: Damaged.

Visited on 16th February 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: SK 706 796. Condition: Damaged.
Ordsall Bridge.
Photo at https://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/30047686251/in/dateposted-public/

Visited on 15th January 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: SK 705 796. Condition: Good.
Retford, bridge at Ordsall Mill. E end of S face of N parapet of river br, opposite Ordsall Mill.. Half-buried in footway, nums not visible, 2811 from OS 2GL transcript.
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