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Flush Bracket OSBM 543: Daventry Road Bridge   

Flush Bracket on S.E. face of Daventry Road Bridge over canal [2GL], also decribed as "S. wall of Daventry Road Bridge over Warwick & Napton Canal" - note location corrected to SP 4534 6426 (Daventry Road Bridge) from previously suggested and checked SP 447 646 (Gibraltar Bridge).

Location
Grid reference: SP 4534 6426.
Landranger 151: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick & Banbury.
Explorer 222: Rugby & Daventry.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB543.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
542 Stockton Lime Works Footbridge 1.26km to the northwest.
544 Calcutt Bottom Lock 1.58km to the southeast.
541 Stockton Top Lock, Stables 2.08km to the west.
545 Napton Junction 2.28km to the southeast.
G2407 Napton on the Hill, Westcott House 2.52km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Daventry, 12.77km to the east.

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 309.4560 feet [94.3222 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 S.E. face of Daventry Road Bridge over canal.

Logged Visits
Visited on 17th April 2015 by Calico. Condition: Good.
Still there.

Visited on 13th January 2013 by dal. Condition: Good.
Centre of the retaining wall, about 3m N of tow path, 5m E of the arch. Steps down from road short distance to E. Vgc, apart from a bit of lime deposit from the wall.

Visited on 8th November 2004 by RHW. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Some repairs to brickwork on SE face, but bridge possibly rebuilt when GUC widened.
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