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Flush Bracket OSBM 1244: Waitby, Railway Bridge   

Flush Bracket on N.E. abutment of railway bridge, 25 chains N.E. from Waitby [2GL]; railway bridge buttress, E side of bridge, N side of dismantled railway.

Grid reference: NY 7494 0878.
Landranger 91: Appleby-in-Westmorland.
Explorer OL19: Howgill Fells & Upper Eden Valley.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB1244.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G2359 Riddlesay 1.51km to the northeast.
1245 Soulby, Methodist Church 2.29km to the north.
G2361 Kirkby Stephen 2.42km to the southeast.
2341 Kirkby Stephen, Park Terrace 2.42km to the east.
11754 Kirkby Stephen, New Bridge 2.55km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Kirkby Stephen (1912), 2.67km to the south.

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 658.7720 feet [200.7937 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Kirkby Stephen to Penrith levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N.E. abutment of railway bridge, 25 chains N.E. from Waitby.

Logged Visits
Visited on 17th October 2015 by coineanach. Condition: Good.

Visited on 17th October 2015 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
Height: BM 200.80m above mean sea level.
Roadside access. Safe parking to south of bridge. FB in excellent condition.

Visited on 24th January 2015 by mickandkim. Grid reference: NY 7494 0878. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 5th November 2008 by flipflopnick. Condition: Good.
Convenient parking. Easy find.

Visited on 19th April 2008 by iainmac. Grid reference: NY 7494 0877. Condition: Good.
Photo at

Visited on 7th March 2008 by AndyG. Condition: Good.
No nettles,just needed a little moss clearing from the edges for a clear view.Painted black.

Visited on 11th June 2006 by RHW. Grid reference: NY 749 087. Condition: Good.
ex Railway bridge, middle of W face of wing wall, E side of road Nettles
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