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Flush Bracket OSBM 2878: Bicton Heath   

Flush Bracket on N.W. angle of building, 1 chain from N. end of Racecourse Lane, S. side of road, Bicton Heath [2GL] - FB reported 07/04/1975 as destroyed; note estimated location improved to SJ 4583 1314 from originally suggested SJ 458 131.

Location
Grid reference: SJ 4583 1314.
Landranger 126: Shrewsbury & Oswestry.
Explorer 241: Shrewsbury.
Structure: Unknown.
Waypoint: FB2878.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G3293 Copthorne, Oak Hotel 1.06km to the east.
2863 Bicton, School 1.78km to the northwest.
2879 Nobold, Gate House 2.11km to the southeast.
G3292 Shrewsbury, Kingsland Grove 2.42km to the southeast.
G5209 Montford Bridge, No. 14 3.26km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Church Stretton, 20.41km to the south.

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 279.2940 feet [85.1288 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 N.W. angle of building, 1 chain from N. end of Racecourse Lane, S. side of road, Bicton Heath.

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 19th December 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SJ 457 131. Condition: Probably destroyed.
No FB found, house at expected location too new.
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