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Flush Bracket OSBM 582: Gayton   

Flush Bracket on S.W. face of bridge over canal, N.N.E. end of Brick and Tile Works [2GL]; bridge, SW bank of canal, S side, E face.

Location
Grid reference: SP 7175 5529.
Landranger 152: Northampton & Milton Keynes, Buckingham & Daventry.
Explorer 207: Newport Pagnell & Northampton South.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB582.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
581 Brick and Tile Works Bridge 615.22m to the west.
583 Blisworth 640.08m to the southeast.
584 Blisworth 1.02km to the southeast.
580 by Billings Brook 1.36km to the west.
585 Blisworth 1.67km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Daventry, 15.68km 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 297.3060 feet [90.6189 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Daventry to Great Linford levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on S.W. face of bridge over canal, N.N.E. end of Brick and Tile Works.

Logged Visits
Visited on 7th August 2016 by LesC. Condition: Good.
On the non-towpath side of the canal but easily accessed.

Visited on 26th May 2013 by dal. Condition: Good.
Some of the brickwork is not in great condition, but the FB is solid.

Visited on 1st March 2010 by Calico. Condition: Good.
No change.

Visited on 7th October 2007 by lackofluke. Condition: Good.

Visited on 30th May 2005 by iangr2004. Condition: Good.

Visited on 24th September 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SP 717 553. Condition: Good.
Canal br ENE of Gayton. W bank, S face of bridge opp towpath.

Visited on 27th August 2004 by Geoboy53. Grid reference: SP 7175 5529. Condition: Good.
On wing wall of turnover bridge - a classic example of canal bridge architecture
Bridge Number 47
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