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Flush Bracket OSBM 285: Derby, Mansfield Road Bridge   

Flush Bracket on base of arch of bridge over canal, near Derby Corporation Fever Hospital [2GL] - approximate location; FB reported destroyed 01/1938.

Location
Grid reference: SK 3629 3817.
Landranger 128: Derby & Burton upon Trent.
Explorer 259: Derby.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB285.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
286 Derby, Sharon Place Bridge 609.02m to the southwest.
G2349 Derby, Cable Works 740.61m to the southwest.
284 Croft Bridge 1.25km to the north.
287 Derby, Nottingham Road 1.62km to the south.
G2350 Derby, Nottingham Road 1.69km to the southwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Melbourne, 13.98km 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 162.6630 feet [49.5797 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 bridge over canal, near Derby Corporation Fever Hospital.

Logged Visits
Visited on 29th March 2006 by Erewash. Condition: Destroyed.
No canal, no hospital, no bridge and no Flush Bracket.
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