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Flush Bracket OSBM 2714: Morton Turnpike   

Flush Bracket on S.W. corner of cottage on N.E. side of road, 5 chains N.W. from Morton Hospital [2GL] - FB reported destroyed.

Location
Grid reference: SK 4014 6052.
Landranger 120: Mansfield & Worksop, Sherwood Forest.
Explorer 269: Chesterfield & Alfreton.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB2714.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
S8480 Morton Colliery 1.23km to the east.
2713 Morton Stonebroom 1.73km to the east.
2935 Stretton, Horsecar Brook Bridge 1.73km to the northwest.
2936 Boar House 2.64km to the west.
10991 Clay Cross 3.12km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Matlock, 9.46km 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 456.6460 feet [139.1857 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 S.W. corner of cottage on N.E. side of road, 5 chains N.W. from Morton Hospital.

Logged Visits
Visited on 10th October 2004 by RodS. Condition: Destroyed.
probable location was former toll house, now long since demolished
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