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Flush Bracket OSBM 1541: Blackrack Bridge   

Flush Bracket on N. end of W. parapet of Blackrack Bridge [2GL] - estimated location; FB reported removed 14/06/1930.

Location
Grid reference: NY 4844 4231.
Landranger 86: Haltwhistle & Brampton, Bewcastle & Alston.
Explorer OL5: English Lakes - North-eastern area.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB1541.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1542 Inglewood Cottages 715.12m to the north.
1540 Lodge Cottage 842.02m to the south.
1543 High Hesket 2.26km to the northwest.
1539 Bull's Head Farm 2.56km to the south.
1544 by Cross Keys PH 3.04km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Wetheral, 11.47km to the north.

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 342.9460 feet [104.5299 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Penrith to Wetheral levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N. end of W. parapet of Blackrack Bridge.

Logged Visits
Visited on 30th July 2005 by RHW. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Parapet is exposed to foundation level but no sign of FB, assume rebuilt
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