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Flush Bracket OSBM 2868: Dorrington   

Flush Bracket on E. face of wall, 40 links S. from junction of fence, 150 links S. from milestone, Shrewsbury 7 [2GL] - tentative approximate location only; FB reported on 22/11/1968 as destroyed.

Location
Grid reference: SJ 480 019.
Landranger 126: Shrewsbury & Oswestry.
Explorer 241: Shrewsbury.
Structure: Roadside wall.
Waypoint: FB2868.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G5210 Dorrington 80.62m to the east.
2867 Dorrington, Horseshoes Inn 988.43m to the north.
G3288 Longnor, 2 Rural Cottages 1.13km to the south.
2869 Newhouse Farm 1.90km to the south.
2866 Wayford Bridge 1.98km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Church Stretton, 9.24km 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 363.8010 feet [110.8865 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Oswestry to Church Stretton levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on E. face of wall, 40 links S. from junction of fence, 150 links S. from milestone, Shrewsbury 7.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Church Stretton to Oswestry levelling line.


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