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Flush Bracket OSBM 586: Blisworth Tunnel, North End   

Flush Bracket on arch, W. side of entrance to Blisworth Canal Tunnel [2GL]; buttress of tunnel, W side of canal, N face.

Grid reference: SP 7291 5291.
Landranger 152: Northampton & Milton Keynes, Buckingham & Daventry.
Explorer 207: Newport Pagnell & Northampton South.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB586.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
587 Tunnel Hill Farm Air Shaft 449.44m to the south.
585 Blisworth 975.09m to the northwest.
588 Blisworth Hill Farm 1.07km to the south.
584 Blisworth 1.64km to the north.
589 Buttermilk Hall 1.93km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Great Linford, 16.07km to the southeast.

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 298.5130 feet [90.9868 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 arch, W. side of entrance to Blisworth Canal Tunnel.

Logged Visits
Visited on 11th May 2017 by LesC. Condition: Good.
Still there in good condition. Access is possible but difficult - you need to go straight on at the path from the car park, over the top of the tunnel and make your way down a wet, muddy, steep and uneven track.

Visited on 21st April 2014 by cjo. Condition: Good.
non towpath side of canal

Visited on 28th April 2012 by dal. Condition: Good.

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 729 529. Condition: Good.
Blisworth canal tunnel: N entrance. W bank, N elev of N portal, access from public fp.

Visited on 27th August 2004 by Geoboy53. Grid reference: SP 7291 5291. Condition: Good.
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