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Flush Bracket OSBM 2538: Laughton Common, Lyes Cottage   

Flush Bracket on cottages, S. of Methodist Chapel, Laughton Common [2GL]; FL BR 2538 LYES COTT E SIDE RD NW ANG N FACE (Lv:1955, ODN:30.446, Line: G123) - FB reported 18/08/1967 as "obstructed by metal tank"; presumably later replaced by Bolt nearby.

Location
Grid reference: TQ 4983 1406.
Landranger 199: Eastbourne & Hastings, Battle & Heathfield.
Explorer 123: Eastbourne & Beachy Head.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB2538.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2537 Laughton, Sycamore Cottage 1.39km to the south.
2539 Terrible Down 1.67km to the north.
2540 Halland, Crossways 2.58km to the north.
2442 Cleaver's Bridge 2.74km to the south.
2541 Sand Hill, White House 3.21km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Alfriston, 13.16km to the south.

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 99.9160 feet [30.4544 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Alfriston to Croydon levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on cottages, S. of Methodist Chapel, Laughton Common.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 25th January 2013 by Calico. Condition: Unknown.
Not seen and no one in at either cottage.

Visited on 11th September 2005 by RHW. Condition: Unknown.
Lyes Cottage or Magpie Cottage? Too early to call. Laughton House was the chapel?
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