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Flush Bracket OSBM 2063: Porter's Covert, Woodland View   

Flush Bracket on N.W. angle of cottages, opposite Porter's Covert [2GL]; NW face, N angle, No 2 Woodland View, SW side of Felixstowe Road.

Location
Grid reference: TM 2285 4097.
Landranger 169: Ipswich & The Naze, Clacton-on-sea.
Explorer 197: Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB2063.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2062 Shepherd & Dog Inn 1.56km to the northwest.
2064 Levington Heath 1.56km to the southeast.
2065 Walk House, Crossing Cottages 2.75km to the southeast.
G2066 Warren Heath, Felixstowe Road 3.56km to the northwest.
2061 Ipswich, Warren House 3.64km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Ipswich, 14.06km 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 87.7690 feet [26.7520 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 N.W. angle of cottages, opposite Porter's Covert.

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 levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 31st August 2012 by aghadleigh. Condition: Good.
Spoke to the owner - he was aware of it from some time ago but wasn't sure exactly where it was. Very happy for us to search for it, which thankfully didn't take long - loosely covered with drooping plants. This is in Nacton CP.

Photo (close): http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p484/aghadleigh/benchnactonwoodlandviewfbclose.jpg
Photo (wider view): http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p484/aghadleigh/benchnactonwoodlandviewfb.jpg

Visited on 14th August 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: TM 228 410. Condition: Good.
Porters Covert. W face NW angle of Woodland View, set back from road at jct. not visible from road. Unoccupied?

Visited on 31st December 2004 by iangr2004. Condition: Good.
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