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Flush Bracket OSBM 2709: Skegby, 380 Mansfield Road   

Flush Bracket on N.E. corner of house on S. side of Skegby Lane, 2 chains W. from cross roads [2GL]; NE angle, No 380 Mansfield Road.

Grid reference: SK 5056 6050.
Landranger 120: Mansfield & Worksop, Sherwood Forest.
Explorer 269: Chesterfield & Alfreton.
Explorer 270: Sherwood Forest.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB2709.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
S8484 Sutton-in-Ashfield, Penn Street 1.54km to the southwest.
2710 Stantonhill, 68 Fackley Road 2.00km to the west.
S8483 Sutton Colliery 2.25km to the west.
2708 Mansfield, 85 Abbott Road 2.39km to the northeast.
S9100 Teversal, Church 2.63km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Matlock, 19.81km 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 547.8540 feet [166.9859 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. corner of house on S. side of Skegby Lane, 2 chains W. from cross roads.

Logged Visits
Visited on 31st August 2014 by cjo. Condition: Good.
gatepost in bad state of repair, falling off wall. FB behind

Visited on 5th April 2009 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 5056 6050. Condition: Good.
380 Mansfield Road. Visited the correct building this time! Got permission from the occupiers to have a look, and showed them a picture of a Flush Bracket as an example of what I was looking for. They had no idea that it was there! FB just behind the blue gate - in fact, right next to the gatepost, and in good conditon, having been spared the rendering that covers the rest of the wall.

Visited on 13th February 2009 by iainmac. Grid reference: SK 5057 6050. Condition: Good.
Photo at
No 380. No answer so I poked my head inside blue gate and its there.

Visited on 8th February 2006 by Erewash. Grid reference: SK 505 605. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Definitely looks like it there underneath the rendering

Visited on 15th January 2005 by RHW. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Rendered - no trace of FB

Visited on 21st November 2004 by RodS. Condition: Damaged.
382 Mansfield Road; FB almost certainly still there but totally covered by rendering
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