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Flush Bracket OSBM 834: Berkhamsted   

Flush Bracket on W. face of bridge, Lower King's Road [2GL]; buttress of canal bridge, W side of Lower Kings Road, 18 ft S of canal.

Location
Grid reference: SP 9921 0803.
Landranger 165: Aylesbury & Leighton Buzzard, Thame & Berkhamstead.
Explorer 181: Chiltern Hills North.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB834.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
835 Berkhamsted 518.94m to the southeast.
836 Berkhamsted 1.19km to the southeast.
S8269 Berkhamsted, Northchurch 1.48km to the west.
833 Berkhamsted, Northchurch 2.04km to the northwest.
S8270 Potten End, Water Tower 2.36km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Hemel Hempstead, 7.53km 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 341.8610 feet [104.1992 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Great Linford to Hemel Hempstead levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on W. face of bridge, Lower King's Road.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Great Linford to Hemel Hempstead levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 11th October 2015 by aghadleigh. Condition: Good.
Canal bridge 140C.

Photo (close): http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p484/aghadleigh/aghadleigh003/benchberkhamstedcanalbrfb834close.jpg
Photo (wider view): http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p484/aghadleigh/aghadleigh003/benchberkhamstedcanalbrfb834.jpg

Visited on 5th May 2013 by dal. Condition: Good.

Visited on 20th April 2008 by lackofluke. Condition: Good.

Visited on 2nd June 2006 by RHW. Grid reference: SP 993 081. Condition: Good.
S side of canal, W face of buttress, at foot of steps, by towpath.

Visited on 11th July 2005 by jochta. Grid reference: SP 9921 0803. Condition: Good.
Found during a cycling geocaching day along the canal. http://maps.jochta.com/benchmarks.php?waypoint=FB834

Visited on unknown date by mystic189. Condition: Good.
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