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Flush Bracket OSBM 2421: York, Acomb Road   

Flush Bracket on N.E. angle of Equitable Industrial Co-operative building, junction of Acomb Road and Holgate Road, York [2GL] - approximate location only; FB reported (1926?) as destroyed ("rebuilt in house"); new description of location as "N.E. face of building, 9'6" N.W. of N.E. corner"; FB reported 14/12/1970 as destroyed (again!).

Location
Grid reference: SE 587 514.
Landranger 105: York & Selby.
Explorer 290: York.
Structure: Shop.
Waypoint: FB2421.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2420 York, Severus Street 922.66m to the west.
2422 York, Blossom Street 1.01km to the east.
2423 York, High Petergate 1.71km to the northeast.
2419 Acomb Green 1.74km to the west.
G3752 Chapel Fields 2.39km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Bulmer, 20.24km to the northeast.

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 35.9720 feet [10.9643 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Wetherby to Bulmer levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N.E. angle of Equitable Industrial Co-operative building, junction of Acomb Road and Holgate Road, York.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 28th March 2010 by ted. Condition: Probably destroyed.
No sign

Visited on 9th September 2009 by dal. Condition: Probably destroyed.
The Spa seems too far W. The Residential Lettings building seemed closer to the Grid Ref?

Visited on 11th July 2009 by AndyG. Condition: Destroyed.
I haven't been able to find out which the Co-op building was but assuming it was in the Y of Acomb Road and Poppleton Road (now a Spar) the wall of the second description is rendered and has had an access ramp built along the bottom of it.

Visited on 24th March 2006 by iainmac. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Had a very good look around the area but no sign of a fb
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