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Flush Bracket OSBM 2601: Hale Bank Railway Station   

Flush Bracket on S.E. corner of offices, Hale Bank Railway Station [2GL] - FB reported destroyed 29/11/1962.

Location
Grid reference: SJ 4701 8462.
Landranger 108: Liverpool, Southport & Wigan.
Explorer 275: Liverpool.
Structure: Railway building.
Waypoint: FB2601.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2600 Yew Tree Farm 1.61km to the northwest.
2605 Hale Bank 1.65km to the southeast.
10558 Hale, Childe of Hale Hotel 2.35km to the south.
2606 Widnes, Liver Alkali Works 2.57km to the east.
G2483 Halewood 2.74km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Daresbury, 10.96km to the east.

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 36.7870 feet [11.2127 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Liverpool to Daresbury levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on S.E. corner of offices, Hale Bank Railway Station.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 10th July 2016 by cjo. Condition: Probably destroyed.

Visited on 23rd January 2012 by geminiman. Grid reference: SJ 4701 8462. Condition: Probably destroyed.
No sign of a flush bracket on the bridge structure. There is a new house where the old station building will have been. It is private and gated off so access is not possible.

Visited on 12th July 2009 by iainmac. Condition: Probably destroyed.
No old buildings - Station House looks much too new.
Photo at http://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/4910063940/

Visited on 29th September 2004 by RHW. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Station and buildings gone. Station House E side of road not checked - gated off, seemed unlikely.
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