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Flush Bracket OSBM 2060: Long Melford   

Flush Bracket on N.W. angle of cottages, S. side of Westgate Lane, 12 chains W. from Church Walk, Long Melford [2GL]; No 20 Westgate Street, N face, 0.2m from NW angle.

Location
Grid reference: TL 8627 4654.
Landranger 155: Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury & Stowmarket.
Explorer 196: Sudbury, Hadleigh & Dedham Vale.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB2060.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1949 Long Melford, Hall Street Bridge 551.54m to the southeast.
2059 Windmill Farm 810.00m to the west.
1950 Long Melford, Bull Lane Farm 1.22km to the southeast.
S8112 Long Melford, Railway Bridge 1.38km to the southeast.
2058 Burton's Farm 1.38km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Clare, 11.88km 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 141.3360 feet [43.0792 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Clare to Ipswich levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N.W. angle of cottages, S. side of Westgate Lane, 12 chains W. from Church Walk, Long Melford.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 21st February 2015 by wrose. Grid reference: TL 86275 46555. Condition: Good.
Nothing to add other than to confirm that it is still there and in good condition.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4451047

Visited on 9th November 2014 by LesC. Condition: Good.
There are more picturesque structures in Long Melford than this, to which they could have attached the FB.

Visited on 5th September 2012 by aghadleigh. Condition: Good.
Photo (close): http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p484/aghadleigh/benchlongmelford20westgatestreetfbclose.jpg
Photo (wider view): http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p484/aghadleigh/benchlongmelford20westgatestreetfb.jpg

Visited on 20th January 2008 by RHW. Grid reference: TL 862 465. Condition: Good.
20 Westgate Lane, N face, NW angle. Last in row.

Visited on 20th April 2006 by asteroth. Grid reference: TL 8642 4657. Condition: Good.
On No 20 Westgate Lane,last cottage at the end of a row of terraces.

Visited on 13th October 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: TL 86273 46556. Condition: Good.
20 Westgate Lane
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