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Flush Bracket OSBM 2484: Buxton, Spring Gardens   

Flush Bracket on N. face of S.W. battlement of bridge over river, E. end of Spring Gardens, opposite S. angle of Fairfield Road, Buxton [2GL] - FB reported destroyed 29/12/1932; evidently later replaced by G3598 nearby.

Location
Grid reference: SK 0632 7358.
Landranger 119: Buxton & Matlock, Bakewell & Dove Dale.
Explorer OL24: Peak District - White Peak Area.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB2484.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G3598 Buxton, Spring Gardens 28.28m to the southwest.
G3597 Buxton, Gas Works 623.62m to the south.
2480 Buxton, Devonshire Road 762.17m to the west.
G3596 Buxton, Duke's Drive 1.17km to the southeast.
2481 Nithen End 1.52km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Macclesfield, 11.62km 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 937.0250 feet [285.6052 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 N. face of S.W. battlement of bridge over river, E. end of Spring Gardens, opposite S. angle of Fairfield Road, Buxton.

Logged Visits
Visited on 24th September 2016 by cjo. Condition: Destroyed.

Visited on 3rd September 2005 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 0632 7358. Condition: Destroyed.
Bridge extensively rebuilt and road layout changed - no trace of FB. G3598 nearby is presumably 3GL replacement.
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