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Flush Bracket OSBM 1280: St Albans, Three Horse Shoes   

Flush Bracket on N.W. angle of building at the Three Horse Shoes P.H [2GL]; P H, SE side of road, SW face.

Location
Grid reference: TL 1967 0771.
Landranger 166: Luton & Hertford, Hitchin & St Albans.
Explorer 182: St Albans & Hatfield.
Structure: Pub / Hotel.
Waypoint: FB1280.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
S8623 Colney Heath, Church 1.54km to the south.
1281 Hatfield, Fiddle PH 2.38km to the east.
1279 St Albans, Hatfield Road 3.11km to the west.
1282 Hatfield 3.85km to the east.
S082 Stanborough, Great North Road 4.31km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Hemel Hempstead, 13.19km 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 253.2390 feet [77.1872 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.W. angle of building at the Three Horse Shoes P.H.

Logged Visits
Visited on 22nd February 2016 by FRI. Condition: Good.
revisited as some refurbishment work was carried out, happily the FB is still there and even more visible as a small fence has been removed! otherwise the condition is the same (well painted but number can be seen).

Visited on 22nd February 2014 by Calico. Condition: Good.
No change.

Visited on 15th November 2013 by FRI. Condition: Good.
FB positioned low down near to a vent, both well painted over but readable but not suitable for taking a level otherwise in a reasonable condition.

Visited on 30th March 2008 by RHW. Grid reference: TL 1968 0770. Condition: Good.
SW gable, W angle of original building. Thick paint: FB just legible.

Visited on 28th October 2005 by mystic189. Condition: Good.
Found Aug 05.
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