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Flush Bracket OSBM 297: Swarkestone Lowes, Canal Bridge   

Flush Bracket on base of arch of canal bridge, 20 chains N.W. from Swarkeston Lock [2GL] - estimated location.

Location
Grid reference: SK 3723 2961.
Landranger 128: Derby & Burton upon Trent.
Explorer 245: The National Forest.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB297.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
298 Swarkestone, Near Canal Junction 371.08m to the south.
299 Swarkestone Bridge 1.14km to the south.
G2353 Chellaston, Vicarage 1.31km to the north.
296 Derby Canal, Railway Bridge 1.35km to the north.
295 Shelton Lock, Canal Bridge 1.69km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Melbourne, 5.48km 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 139.5410 feet [42.5321 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 canal bridge, 20 chains N.W. from Swarkeston Lock.


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