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Flush Bracket OSBM 1970: Bockenfield Bridge   

Flush Bracket on E. battlement of Bockenfield Bridge [2GL] - approximate location; FB reported destroyed 1954; evidently replaced by G2729.

Location
Grid reference: NZ 178 973.
Landranger 81: Alnwick & Morpeth, Rothbury & Amble.
Explorer 325: Morpeth & Blyth.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB1970.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G2729 Bockenfield Bridge 67.08m to the northeast.
G2730 By Burgham 801.56m to the southwest.
G2728 West Moor 1.47km to the north.
1969 Linden East 2.08km to the southwest.
1971 Glenshotton 2.12km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Longhorsley, 4.25km to the southwest.

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 178.0100 feet [54.2574 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Longhorsley to Belford levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on E. battlement of Bockenfield Bridge.

Logged Visits
Visited on 22nd July 2016 by iainmac. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Photo at https://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/28458696556/in/dateposted-public/

Visited on 22nd July 2006 by RHW. Grid reference: NZ 178 973. Condition: Probably destroyed.
No parapet. FB apparently replaced by G2729.
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