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Flush Bracket OSBM 2650: Morton Bridge   

Flush Bracket on S.E. battlement of Morton Bridge [2GL]; Morton Bridge, SW parapet, 2.4m SE from hedge junction, NE face.

Location
Grid reference: SJ 3134 2318.
Landranger 126: Shrewsbury & Oswestry.
Explorer 240: Oswestry / Croesoswallt.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB2650.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G3297 Osbaston Farm 994.03m to the southeast.
2649 Redwith 1.58km to the northwest.
2763 Knockin, Bridge 2.38km to the east.
G5208 Knockin, Old School 2.61km to the east.
2648 Llynclys, White Lion PH 3.27km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Oswestry, 4.08km 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 232.0550 feet [70.7304 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Oswestry to Church Stretton levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on S.E. battlement of Morton Bridge.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 21st April 2011 by superswifteagle. Condition: Couldn't find it.
Searched but couldn't find it. Thick vegetation or verge debris could have obscured it. If it was on the very end of the SE parapet there is a suspicious looking hole with partial cement fill....

Visited on 9th April 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: SJ 313 231. Condition: Good.
Morton Bridge.
Photo at https://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/30209939561/in/dateposted-public/

Visited on 19th December 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SJ 313 231. Condition: Good.
B4396- bridge over R Morda. FB nr E end of S ppt, at v low level. recess left for FB when concrete footway added
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