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Flush Bracket OSBM 2740: Widnes, Lugsdale Road   

Flush Bracket on wall, N.W. side of Lugsdale Road, 25 links S. of railway crossing [2GL] - tentative identification of location as SJ 5176 8538 replaces previously suggested SJ 519 856; FB reported destroyed 09/1970; whole area has been extensively redeveloped.

Location
Grid reference: SJ 5176 8538.
Landranger 108: Liverpool, Southport & Wigan.
Explorer 275: Liverpool.
Structure: Roadside wall.
Waypoint: FB2740.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2739 Widnes, Ditton Road 772.01m to the southwest.
2741 Widnes, Edward Street 1.43km to the northeast.
2606 Widnes, Liver Alkali Works 2.25km to the west.
G2482 Cuerdley Cross 2.74km to the northeast.
2742 Cuerdley Green 2.76km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Daresbury, 6.69km to the southeast.

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 37.7930 feet [11.5193 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 wall, N.W. side of Lugsdale Road, 25 links S. of railway crossing.

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 2nd January 2009 by iainmac. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Photo at http://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/5394928261/
No sign of fb. Difficult to see how there could be a railway crossing at grid ref.

Visited on 29th September 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SJ 519 856. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Wall looks too new, no sign of FB.
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