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Flush Bracket OSBM 2227: Bow Bridge   

Flush Bracket on E. parapet of Bow Bridge over Sudburn Beck [2GL].

Location
Grid reference: NZ 1379 2006.
Landranger 92: Barnard Castle & surrounding area.
Explorer 304: Darlington & Richmond.
Explorer 305: Bishop Auckland.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB2227.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2228 Staindrop, St Marys Church 886.17m to the northwest.
2229 Raby Castle, Malt Kiln Cottages 2.01km to the north.
2226 Winston, Railway Station, Goods Shed 2.31km to the south.
2225 Winston, Bridgewater Arms 3.16km to the south.
S8802 Ingleton 3.48km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Forcett, 8.59km 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 333.8220 feet [101.7489 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Forcett to Wolsingham levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on E. parapet of Bow Bridge over Sudburn Beck.

Logged Visits
Visited on 23rd June 2014 by AndyG. Condition: Destroyed.
Modernish parapets over old stone arches.

Visited on 21st December 2013 by cjo. Condition: Probably destroyed.
unclear on were this might have been originally positioned. no obvious signs of bridge repair. CBM SW corner.

Visited on 13th February 2010 by ted. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Checked all faces - no sign.

Visited on 3rd January 2010 by Bergfuehrer. Condition: Probably destroyed.
County Durham. Had a really good look but can't find it. There is no evidence on the stonework of where it might have been positioned.

Visited on 24th February 2008 by iainmac. Condition: Probably destroyed.

Visited on 25th April 2006 by RodS. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Could not see FB (should be on W face at N end of E parapet?). Note that BM 101.95m on MasterMap is presumably the cut BM on E face at S end of W parapet.

Visited on 3rd July 2005 by RHW. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Doesn't seem to be on either face - could be buried beneath road surfacing. Bridge old, maybe not 2GL vintage?

Visited on 6th March 2005 by iainmac. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Log added 12/10/2016 when photo found.
Photo at https://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/30192066571/in/dateposted-public/
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