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Flush Bracket OSBM 2749: Higher Walton Bridge   

Flush Bracket on N.W. face of Higher Walton Bridge [2GL]; Higher Walton Bridge, NW side of road, N angle - on N. face of N. parapet of bridge (i.e. on stream side of parapet), at W end.

Grid reference: SJ 5947 8494.
Landranger 108: Liverpool, Southport & Wigan.
Explorer 276: Bolton, Wigan & Warrington.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB2749.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G2479 Higher Walton 244.13m to the northeast.
G2478 Acton Grange 1.30km to the southwest.
G2480 Lower Walton 1.35km to the northeast.
2748 Stockton Heath 2.27km to the northeast.
2858 Hatton Arms 2.50km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Daresbury, 3.11km to the southwest.

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 67.1740 feet [20.4746 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.W. face of Higher Walton Bridge.

Logged Visits
Visited on 15th August 2015 by iainmac. Condition: Good.
Photo at

Visited on 8th May 2011 by Calico. Condition: Couldn't find it.
Couldn't find it despite scrambling down to canal and walking back to bridge along towpath from the north.

Visited on 7th November 2008 by dal. Condition: Good.

Visited on 25th November 2007 by bratty. Condition: Good.

Visited on 2nd December 2006 by ted. Condition: Good.
Wouldn't have found it without the previous logger's directions. Awkward to get close to.

Visited on 11th March 2005 by the_cheshire_cat. Grid reference: SJ 5947 8495. Condition: Good.
On N side of N parapet (ie. on stream side of parapet) of bridge.
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