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Flush Bracket OSBM 2017: Bridford Bridge   

Flush Bracket on E. face of W. battlement of Bridford Bridge, W. side of road [2GL]; NW parapet of Bridford Bridge, 1.5m from NE side of River Teign.

Location
Grid reference: SX 8339 8725.
Landranger 191: Okehampton & North Dartmoor.
Explorer 110: Torquay & Dawlish.
Explorer 114: Exeter & the Exe Valley.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB2017.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G2196 Bridfordmills 172.63m to the south.
1914 Birchtree Farm 1.13km to the west.
1913 Weeke Barton 1.39km to the northwest.
1912 Sowton Cott Bridge 1.58km to the northwest.
2018 Farrants Bridge 2.15km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Bridford, 2.32km 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 171.0910 feet [52.1485 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Bridford to Beer levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on E. face of W. battlement of Bridford Bridge, W. side of road.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Beer to Bridford and Bridford to Dulverton levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 1st May 2010 by RHW. Grid reference: SX 8336 8726. Condition: Good.
E face of W parapet, N side of river.

Visited on 17th June 2008 by dal. Condition: Good.

Visited on 2nd June 2007 by Murklow. Condition: Good.
Visited whilst bench mark hunting - all in order and in good condition

Visited on 25th July 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: SX 8339 8724. Condition: Good.

Visited on 18th December 2004 by Calico. Condition: Good.
Towards N end of W parapet of bridge.
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