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Flush Bracket OSBM 283: Ford Farm Bridge   

Flush Bracket on N. parapet of canal bridge, Ford Farm [2GL] - approximate location ; FB reported destroyed 01/1938.

Location
Grid reference: SK 3641 4009.
Landranger 119: Buxton & Matlock, Bakewell & Dove Dale.
Landranger 128: Derby & Burton upon Trent.
Explorer 259: Derby.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB283.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G2348 Little Eaton, Water Works 612.05m to the north.
284 Croft Bridge 681.84m to the south.
282 Little Eaton, Brewery 1.18km to the north.
285 Derby, Mansfield Road Bridge 1.92km to the south.
G2349 Derby, Cable Works 2.45km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Melbourne, 15.90km 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 177.6630 feet [54.1517 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Matlock to Melbourne levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N. parapet of canal bridge, Ford Farm.

Logged Visits
Visited on 7th May 2016 by cjo. Condition: Destroyed.

Visited on 29th March 2006 by Erewash. Condition: Destroyed.
Derby Canal long since gone and with it the bridge and FB
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