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Flush Bracket OSBM 284: Croft Bridge   

Flush Bracket on base of arch of Croft Bridge over canal [2GL] - approximate location; FB reported destroyed 01/1938.

Location
Grid reference: SK 3646 3941.
Landranger 128: Derby & Burton upon Trent.
Explorer 259: Derby.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB284.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
283 Ford Farm Bridge 681.84m to the north.
285 Derby, Mansfield Road Bridge 1.25km to the south.
G2348 Little Eaton, Water Works 1.29km to the north.
286 Derby, Sharon Place Bridge 1.83km to the south.
G2349 Derby, Cable Works 1.83km to the southwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Melbourne, 15.22km 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 166.6120 feet [50.7833 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 base of arch of Croft Bridge over canal.

Logged Visits
Visited on 29th March 2006 by Erewash. Condition: Destroyed.
Derby Canal long since gone and with it the bridge and FB. Wonder if Derby canal restoration society will replace them!
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