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Flush Bracket OSBM 1639: Bray Mill   

Flush Bracket on N.W. angle of building at Bray Mill, near Bray Bridge [2GL]; angle of wall, entrance to Bray Mill (ODN 68.8418m, AGL 0.4m, Verified 1967).

Location
Grid reference: SS 6745 2563.
Landranger 180: Barnstaple & Ilfracombe, Lynton & Bideford.
Explorer 127: South Molton & Chulmleigh.
Structure: Factory.
Waypoint: FB1639.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1640 North Newton 1.50km to the west.
1643 Nadrid Water 2.35km to the east.
1641 Winson 3.18km to the west.
1638 South Molton 3.93km to the east.
1637 South Molton, Mole Mills 4.83km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Torrington, 19.91km to the west.

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 225.8930 feet [68.8522 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Dulverton to Torrington levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N.W. angle of building at Bray Mill, near Bray Bridge.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 18th October 2015 by Brisgirl. Condition: Good.
Out with Dusty. Part buried but able to pull earth back to reveal FB number.

Visited on 1st April 2015 by wrose. Grid reference: SS 67457 25641. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there and in the condition previously described.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4734502

Visited on 17th February 2014 by Dusty. Condition: Good.
Close to Letter Box, partly buried. Photo at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3859699

Visited on 14th October 2012 by RHW. Condition: Couldn't find it.
Entrance is (now) some way W of GR. Searched roadside wall for FB: possibly buried or behind vegetation or (?more likely) lost to alterations. House itself not checked. RogerT notes: "Comparing the 1905 map with the 1973 map it appears that the building may well have been demolished with its walls retained as roadside/field walls, which explains the change in description for 2GL surveyor to OS database. The 1973 map shows a BM at wall angle (N face NW angle)."
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