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Flush Bracket OSBM 2100: Chelsworth, River Bret Bridge   

Flush Bracket on S. face of battlement of bridge, W. end of Chelsworth [2GL] - FB reported destroyed; presumably replaced by S8111. LandLine 1/08: 32.74m BM at W end, N face of N buttress, presumably represents S8110.

Location
Grid reference: TL 9762 4804.
Landranger 155: Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury & Stowmarket.
Explorer 196: Sudbury, Hadleigh & Dedham Vale.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB2100.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
S8111 Chelsworth, River Bret Bridge 22.36m to the southeast.
S8110 Chelsworth, Brett Vale Cottage 976.73m to the east.
2099 Monks Eleigh 1.16km to the southwest.
2098 Scripscross Bridge 1.78km to the west.
2101 Great Copt Hall 2.73km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Ipswich, 13.46km to the east.

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 110.5350 feet [33.6911 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 S. face of battlement of bridge, W. end of Chelsworth.

Logged Visits
Visited on 20th January 2008 by RHW. Grid reference: TL 9762 4804. Condition: Destroyed.
Newish brick buttress, metal railings: no FB.

Visited on 2nd November 2005 by asteroth. Grid reference: TL 9762 4804. Condition: Destroyed.
Battlements replaced with modern crash-barrier type railings.No sign of FB on arch brickwork on S.face of bridge.Public footpath runs along S.side of bridge.W.bank.
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