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Flush Bracket OSBM 1279: St Albans, Hatfield Road   

Flush Bracket on N. face of printing works, S. side of Hatfield Road.

Location
Grid reference: TL 166 072.
Landranger 166: Luton & Hertford, Hitchin & St Albans.
Explorer 182: St Albans & Hatfield.
Structure: Factory.
Waypoint: FB1279.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1278 St Albans, Victoria Street 1.34km to the west.
1277 St Albans, Spotted Bull PH 2.05km to the west.
1276 St Albans, Verulam Road 2.61km to the west.
1280 St Albans, Three Horse Shoes 3.11km to the east.
S8623 Colney Heath, Church 3.26km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Hemel Hempstead, 10.25km 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 299.7450 feet [91.3623 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Hemel Hempstead to Buntingford levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N. face of printing works, S. side of Hatfield Road.

Logged Visits
Visited on 15th November 2013 by FRI. Condition: Destroyed.
for information, the print building was demolished in the 1970's. The OS request the return of the FB when they are removed but if developers are not aware of the OS system then they are most likely sent for scrap?

Visited on 30th March 2008 by RHW. Grid reference: TL 166 072. Condition: Couldn't find it.
No sign of old printing works: houses and newer buildings. Gone?
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