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Flush Bracket OSBM 1366: Fordham Abbey, Old Lodge   

Flush Bracket on angle of lodge, S. entrance to Fordham Abbey [2GL]; FB reported destroyed 15/1/1969, but OS database shows ... inside garage, Old Lodge, Newmarket Road, E face, NE angle.

Location
Grid reference: TL 6296 6937.
Landranger 154: Cambridge & Newmarket, Saffron Walden.
Explorer 210: Newmarket & Haverhill.
Explorer 226: Ely & Newmarket.
Structure: Lodge.
Waypoint: FB1366.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1367 Plantation Cottages 910.93m to the south.
1365 Fordham, Market Street 1.34km to the north.
S8237 Fordham, Market Street 1.34km to the north.
1368 Snailwell, The Street 2.32km to the southeast.
S0151 Fordham 2.42km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Wicken, 9.21km 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 50.9270 feet [15.5225 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Wicken to Clare levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on angle of lodge, S. entrance to Fordham Abbey.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Clare to Wicken levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 23rd August 2005 by asteroth. Grid reference: TL 6293 6936. Condition: Probably destroyed.
No sign of an FB on the front or some of the sides of the lodge.High fence and some re building work could mean ths FB is missing.
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