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Flush Bracket OSBM 2535: Topley Pike   

Flush Bracket on S. face of railway bridge, N. side of road, opposite Topleypike Quarry [2GL]; railway bridge support, N side of road, S face.

Grid reference: SK 1014 7247.
Landranger 119: Buxton & Matlock, Bakewell & Dove Dale.
Explorer OL24: Peak District - White Peak Area.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB2535.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2536 Ashwood Dale 1.78km to the west.
G3594 Heathfield Nook Farm 3.07km to the southwest.
G3593 Brierlow Bar 3.11km to the southwest.
G3596 Buxton, Duke's Drive 3.13km to the west.
G3592 Brierlow Grange 3.47km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Macclesfield, 15.53km 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 774.7900 feet [236.1560 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Matlock to Macclesfield levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on S. face of railway bridge, N. side of road, opposite Topleypike Quarry.

Logged Visits
Visited on 8th January 2017 by cjo. Condition: Damaged.
buried in leaf litter, and only top showing above tarmac. 1 m to right of CBM.

Visited on 9th September 2007 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 1014 7247. Condition: Damaged.
SW face of pier of railway bridge, close to NW end, on N side of busy A6 road. BM 236.13m on MasterMap. Only the top half of the FB visible; rest of FB buried in road.
Also cut mark in fair condition, adjacent on W end face of bridge pier - BM 236.63m on MasterMap.

Visited on 25th March 2006 by iainmac. Grid reference: SK 1015 7247. Condition: Slightly damaged.
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Visited on 9th January 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: SK 101 724. Condition: Good.
Topleypike rly bridge. S. face of railway bridge, 1m from W end of SW face, N. side of road, opposite Quarry.. lower half incl nums buried under road surface
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