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Flush Bracket OSBM 550: Canal Bridge, by Wolfhampcote   

Flush Bracket on S.E. face of bridge over canal, about 55 chains W. from Wolfhampcote [2GL]; FB register has "E wall of bridge over Oxford Canal" - note probable location refined to SP 5157 6516 from SP 515 651.

Location
Grid reference: SP 5157 6516.
Landranger 151: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick & Banbury.
Explorer 222: Rugby & Daventry.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB550.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
551 Wolfhampcote, Railway Bridge over Canal 898.44m to the east.
549 Nethercote, Canal Bridge 934.93m to the southwest.
552 Braunston 1.84km to the northeast.
553 Braunston 2.43km to the east.
548 Flecknoe Fields 2.58km to the southwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Daventry, 6.85km 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 326.2560 feet [99.4428 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 bridge over canal, about 55 chains W. from Wolfhampcote.

Logged Visits
Visited on 8th November 2004 by RHW. Condition: Probably destroyed.
No sign of FB, neither at 515651 nor 513650, assume lost to GUC widening 1930s
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