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Flush Bracket OSBM 287: Derby, Nottingham Road   

Flush Bracket on abutment of railway bridge over Nottingham Road [2GL]; buttress of bridge, S side of road, E side of railway.

Grid reference: SK 3591 3660.
Landranger 128: Derby & Burton upon Trent.
Explorer 259: Derby.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB287.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G2350 Derby, Nottingham Road 417.73m to the west.
288 Derby, Market Hall 654.60m to the southwest.
G2351 Derby, Liversage Road 965.09m to the south.
286 Derby, Sharon Place Bridge 1.04km to the north.
G2349 Derby, Cable Works 1.17km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Melbourne, 12.42km 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 148.3470 feet [45.2162 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 abutment of railway bridge over Nottingham Road.

Logged Visits
Visited on 22nd September 2007 by ted. Condition: Good.

Visited on 18th March 2007 by iainmac. Grid reference: SK 3599 3660. Condition: Good.
Photo at

Visited on 8th September 2006 by LesC. Condition: Good.
Posted a better photo at the time, but failed to log it.

Visited on 29th March 2006 by Erewash. Condition: Good.

Visited on 21st November 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SK 359 366. Condition: Good.
Derby, Nottingham Rd- rly br buttress. S abutment of railway bridge over Nottingham Road, E end of N face. old road, (not modern A52, obviously!)

Visited on 23rd October 2004 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 35925 36611. Condition: Good.
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