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Flush Bracket OSBM 537: Bascote Locks   

Flush Bracket on W. face of wall at weir, Bascote Locks, W. from Toll House Bridge [2GL], also described as "W face if wall at weir, W of Toll House" - note location improved to SP 3954 6415 from SP 396 641.

Location
Grid reference: SP 3954 6415.
Landranger 151: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick & Banbury.
Explorer 221: Coventry & Warwick.
Structure: Other.
Waypoint: FB537.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
536 Welsh Road Lock Cottage 973.24m to the west.
538 Bascote Bridge 1.12km to the east.
535 (location unknown - destroyed) 1.97km to the west.
539 Long Itchington, Rose Mary Lock Cottage 2.48km to the east.
G2412 Stoney Thorpe Hall Lodge 2.50km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Warwick, 11.11km to the west.

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 233.6880 feet [71.2281 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Warwick to Daventry levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on W. face of wall at weir, Bascote Locks, W. from Toll House Bridge.

Logged Visits
Visited on 8th November 2004 by RHW. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Several locks SD side of canal, FB not found, assume lost when GUC widened.
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