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Flush Bracket OSBM 1151: Zouch Mills   

Flush Bracket on buttress of bridge, Zouch Mills [2GL]; Buttress of bridge, W side of 'Zouch Cut', N side of bridge [3GL] - FB reported destroyed.

Location
Grid reference: SK 5087 2349.
Landranger 129: Nottingham & Loughborough, Melton Mowbray.
Explorer 245: The National Forest.
Explorer 246: Loughborough.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB1151.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1152 Hathern Railway Station 815.66m to the northeast.
1150 Hathern Turn, College Garth 1.29km to the southwest.
1149 Long Whatton, Hose Factory 2.49km to the west.
1153 Ivy Cottages 2.62km to the northeast.
1148 Long Whatton, The Falcon Inn 3.01km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Melbourne, 14.46km 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 124.0250 feet [37.8028 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 buttress of bridge, Zouch Mills.

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. The surveyor's description was Buttress of bridge, W side of 'Zouch Cut', N side of bridge.

Logged Visits
Visited on 2nd July 2011 by ted. Condition: Destroyed.
No sign

Visited on 31st January 2005 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 5087 2349. Condition: Destroyed.
Zouch, bridge over Zouch Cut. Bridge replaced 1960 and, although a few traces of the original bridge remain, there is no sign of the FB. BM 38.40m on LandLine is evidently cut BM on opposite side of bridge,

Visited on 10th November 2004 by RHW. Condition: Probably destroyed.
New bridge, part of old buttresses remain. Could be buried, on N face of buttress SW side of canal?
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