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Flush Bracket OSBM 2744: Penketh, Halton's Bridge   

Flush Bracket on N. face of Halton's Bridge, Penketh [2GL]; NW face of wall, NW side of Penketh Road, 0.8m SW from hegde junction.

Location
Grid reference: SJ 5727 8778.
Landranger 108: Liverpool, Southport & Wigan.
Explorer 275: Liverpool.
Explorer 276: Bolton, Wigan & Warrington.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB2744.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2745 Sankey Bridges 1.19km to the east.
2743 Penketh, Hall's Bridge 1.51km to the west.
2746 Warrington, Liverpool Road 2.57km to the east.
2742 Cuerdley Green 3.34km to the west.
G2482 Cuerdley Cross 3.36km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Daresbury, 5.44km 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 25.3450 feet [7.7252 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 N. face of Halton's Bridge, Penketh.

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: Good.
still present on old stone work. NORTH Face facing into garden just visible by looking over garden fence behind road sign shown in ianmacs photo. Fortunately the house owners were in and allowed access to garden to get good view. EABM on modern brickwork further along road

Visited on 7th May 2016 by Calico. Condition: Destroyed.
Bridge on NW side of road has been rebuilt. No walls any more.

Visited on 2nd January 2009 by iainmac. Grid reference: SJ 5727 8779. Condition: Good.
Photo at http://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/5395534486/
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