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Flush Bracket OSBM 1577: by Milestone Nursery   

Flush Bracket on W. face of cottages, N.W. end of Milestone Nursery [2GL] - another early description is "in W. face of cottages, 3 links from N.W. angle, near Springcliff House"; FL BR 1577 HO E SIDE ERMINE ST NW ANG W FACE (Lv:1954, ODN:24.901, AGL:0.6, Line: G056) - FB reported deatroyed; note location corrected to SK 9617 9862 from from previously suggested SK 962 974 and SK 9615 9860.

Location
Grid reference: SK 9617 9862.
Landranger 112: Scunthorpe & Gainsborough.
Explorer 281: Ancholme Valley.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB1577.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G2465 Redbourne Grange 1.26km to the south.
G2464 Northwood Farm 2.03km to the north.
2610 Kirton in Lindsey 2.35km to the west.
2609 over Kirton Tunnel 2.71km to the northwest.
2608 Rock Houses 2.95km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Hibaldstow (1914), 3.31km to the north.

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 81.7070 feet [24.9043 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Navenby to Hibaldstow levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on W. face of cottages, N.W. end of Milestone Nursery.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Hibaldstow to Navenby levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 16th October 2015 by Brisey. Condition: Destroyed.
Old Maps 1972 - 1976 1:2500 map shows BM 24.90 on the NW angle, W face of a pair of cottages at SK 96176 98630 but there's no building there now.

Visited on 2nd October 2004 by RHW. Condition: Destroyed.
Elderlt owner at _1576 could make no sense of description for _1577, suggesting it's been gone a long while. LandLine has 24.9m spot height, no BM. Didn't stop and search, nothing promising seen from road.
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