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Flush Bracket OSBM 1814: Penzance, Albert Street   

Flush Bracket on E. face of building, junction of Albert Street, Penzance [2GL]; building, junction of Albert Street and Wharf Road, E face, 4.6m from NE angle.

Grid reference: SW 4755 3051.
Landranger 203: Land's End & Isles of Scilly, St Ives & Lizard Point.
Explorer 102: Land's End.
Structure: Other.
Waypoint: FB1814.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1815 Penzance, Western Promenade Road 708.38m to the south.
1813 Ponsandane Bridge 834.39m to the northeast.
G1998 Gulval, Methodist Church 1.20km to the north.
1816 Penzance, New Road 1.46km to the southwest.
G1991 Heamoor 1.66km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Tolcarne, 1.94km to the southwest.

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 16.7460 feet [5.1042 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Troon to Newlyn (Tolcarne) levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on E. face of building, junction of Albert Street, Penzance.

Logged Visits
Visited on 1st May 2017 by wrose. Grid reference: SW 47558 30528. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there and remains in a good condition.

Visited on 21st February 2017 by Dusty. Condition: Good.
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Visited on 28th October 2016 by pkbathrooms. Grid reference: SW 4755 3001. Condition: Good.
Flush bracket on Dockside Trading Company

Visited on 14th September 2014 by FRI. Condition: Good.
easy to find on main road through Penzance just next door to the entrance to the Wharfside shopping centre, found to be in good condition with some protection from adjacent down pipe.

Visited on 16th October 2008 by surveyor1. Grid reference: SW 4755 3051. Condition: Good.
A nice FB on a building just as Albert turns into Wharf Road. Around to the right if you are walking down Albert road

Visited on 27th November 2006 by Calico. Condition: Good.
Yes, it is still there. Wharf Rd runs along front. Albert Street is where traffic turns inland. Fb is next to a recessed drainpipe.

Visited on 29th August 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: SW 475 305. Condition: Couldn't find it.
Penzance- Promenade Craft Centre. corner of Wharf Road. Failed to find, but can't be that hard :-(

Visited on 28th July 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: SW 4753 3052. Condition: Good.
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