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Flush Bracket OSBM 2036: Prospect Cottages   

Flush Bracket on S.E. angle of Prospect Cottages at junction of roads [2GL] - FB reported destroyed 12/1968. Note estimated location corrected slightly to TM 1191 4723 from TM 1188 4733; Prospect Cottages were in the vee of the junction of roads and were presumably demolished when the roads were realigned. LandLine: no BM in vicinity.

Location
Grid reference: TM 1191 4723.
Landranger 155: Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury & Stowmarket.
Landranger 169: Ipswich & The Naze, Clacton-on-sea.
Explorer 197: Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB2036.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2037 Bramford, Ship Lane 1.04km to the southeast.
2035 Bramford, Dairy Farm 1.09km to the northwest.
2038 Riverhill, Old Coach House 1.71km to the southeast.
G3257 Broomvale Cottages 2.03km to the north.
G2071 Sproughton 2.19km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Ipswich, 1.64km to the northwest.

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 51.0440 feet [15.5582 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Ipswich to Felixstowe (Observatory Bench Mark) levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on S.E. angle of Prospect Cottages at junction of roads.

Second Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1946-51)
This flush bracket was used during the Second geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Ipswich to Hatfield Peverel levelling line.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Felixstowe to Ipswich, Ipswich to Hatfield Peverel and Whitton Green North to Ipswich levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 20th January 2008 by RHW. Grid reference: TM 1188 4733. Condition: Destroyed.
No sign of FB W side of either road (is presumably not E side of main road)
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