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Flush Bracket OSBM 2072: Felixstowe, Martello Tower   

Flush Bracket on W. face of Martello Tower at Coastguard Station, Langer Road [2GL]; L BR 2072 WALL CG STA 7.6M NE N SIDE STAIRS (Lv:1960, ODN:3.338, AGL:0.4) - FB reported destroyed 03/07/1975.

Location
Grid reference: TM 2927 3308.
Landranger 169: Ipswich & The Naze, Clacton-on-sea.
Explorer 197: Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich.
Structure: Other.
Waypoint: FB2072.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2071 Felixstowe, Langer Road, Tide Gauge Aux 1 898.11m to the north.
2092 Felixstowe, Landguard Fort 1.43km to the southwest.
2093 Felixstowe, Tidal Observatory 1.48km to the southwest.
2112 Felixstowe, St John the Baptist Church 1.52km to the northeast.
2111 Felixstowe, Trinity Methodist Church 1.80km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Ipswich, 23.94km 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 11.0010 feet [3.3531 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 W. face of Martello Tower at Coastguard Station, Langer Road.

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 19th July 2016 by cjo. Condition: Probably destroyed.

Visited on 11th April 2016 by Cud05. Grid reference: TM 2927 3308. Condition: Destroyed.
GPS Ref 51.948932N,1.334807E. Recess found on W side of TWR by wooden staircase. The size of it suggests it could accomodate a Flush Bracket, this not present. TWR was restored in 2015, this work has now finished.

http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5421526

Visited on 1st August 2005 by asteroth. Grid reference: TM 2927 3311. Condition: Probably destroyed.
This building is a Martello Tower.Looks as if the base has new brickwork in places and there are several layers of rendering.part of the w.face has a boarded -up brick shed attached to the outer wall.The FB could possibly be inside???
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