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Flush Bracket OSBM 1147: Long Whatton, West Barn   

Flush Bracket on barn, 10 chains N.E. from Westmeadow Lane, Long Whatton [2GL]; building, S side of road, N face, 7m from NE angle.

Location
Grid reference: SK 4685 2373.
Landranger 129: Nottingham & Loughborough, Melton Mowbray.
Explorer 245: The National Forest.
Structure: Farm building.
Waypoint: FB1147.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1148 Long Whatton, The Falcon Inn 1.04km to the east.
1146 Diseworth, Tea Kettle Hall 1.58km to the west.
1149 Long Whatton, Hose Factory 1.65km to the east.
1145 Whartoft Grange 2.39km to the west.
G2376 Shepshed Field 2.52km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Melbourne, 10.43km 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 171.3480 feet [52.2269 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Melbourne to Waltham on the Wolds levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on barn, 10 chains N.E. from Westmeadow Lane, Long Whatton.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 1st December 2013 by Jonesduo. Condition: Good.
As per previous log. Still in good condition.

Visited on 9th June 2006 by RHW. Grid reference: SK 468 237. Condition: Good.
West Barn (house), middle of N face (NE angle of original buiding). Immed W of M1 bridge. Set v low, by downpipe, back of lawn/verge, 3m back from road.

Visited on 8th September 2005 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 4685 2373. Condition: Good.
West Barn (private house), just to W of M1, centre of N wall at what would have been NE angle of original building. BM 52.23m on LandLine, which matches 2GL. Most of FB buried in loose soil. Made 3 visits to the location before I spotted the FB!

Visited on 20th November 2004 by RHW. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Probably lost to M1, no suitable buildings found.
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