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Flush Bracket OSBM 1356: Birklands   

Flush Bracket on S.W. angle of wash house at Birklands [2GL]; Birklands. farm building, S angle, SE face.

Location
Grid reference: NY 4465 5065.
Landranger 85: Carlisle & Solway Firth, Gretna Green.
Explorer 315: Carlisle.
Structure: Farm building.
Waypoint: FB1356.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1355 Wragmire Moss 1.27km to the south.
1357 Golden Fleece PH 1.27km to the northwest.
1358 Cumwhinton, Rhudil House 1.95km to the north.
1440 Cumwhinton, Reading Room 2.03km to the north.
G3391 Cross Roads House 2.13km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Wetheral, 3.18km to the northeast.

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 273.6790 feet [83.4174 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 S.W. angle of wash house at Birklands.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 30th April 2016 by jlc. Grid reference: NY 4465 5065. Condition: Good.
The bedding plants have gone at this time of year. You can now see it from the pavement

Visited on 30th July 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: NY 446 506. Condition: Good.
A6 - Birklands House. S face near SW angle of former washhouse. view from driveway of neighbouring property, FB partly hidden in bedding plants

Visited on 9th February 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: NY 446 506. Condition: Good.
Birklands House.
Photo at https://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/30106048315/in/dateposted-public/
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