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Flush Bracket OSBM 2290: Wilderness Beck   

Flush Bracket on N.W. parapet of bridge over Wilderness Beck, N.E. end of Otley Road [2GL] - FB reported destroyed 1983; note estimated location corrected to SD 9991 5201 from previously suggested SD 9988 5206.

Location
Grid reference: SD 9991 5201.
Landranger 103: Blackburn & Burnley, Clitheroe & Skipton.
Explorer OL2: Yorkshire Dales - Southern & Western areas.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB2290.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2289 Skipton, Drill Hall 720.90m to the southwest.
1466 Skipton, The Bailey 838.63m to the west.
989 Skipton, Town Hall 894.99m to the west.
988 Skipton, Railway Bridge 1.54km to the southwest.
987 Skipton, Keighley Road 1.88km to the southwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Skipton, 596.82m to the northwest.

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 404.2420 feet [123.2130 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Skipton to Wetherby levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N.W. parapet of bridge over Wilderness Beck, N.E. end of Otley 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 Skipton to Wetherby levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 13th May 2017 by painterman. Condition: Probably destroyed.
parapet gone

Visited on 28th February 2015 by Earby. Condition: Probably destroyed.
https://flic.kr/p/r7Ufvx https://flic.kr/p/qsmLAQ https://flic.kr/p/rpefzD Got whilst on walk to Draughton.

Visited on 31st January 2005 by ted. Condition: Probably destroyed.
After IRM. NW parapet of bridge has completely gone; no sign of FB.

Visited on unknown date by Ron. Condition: Destroyed.
I saw it in the mid 1970s. It wasn't a particularly startling FB - low down on the parapet - but any loss is a source of regret.
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