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Flush Bracket OSBM 2490: Merry Hill   

Flush Bracket on N.W. corner of farm house, junction of roads, at Merry Hill, Chatwell Lane [2GL] - note location corrected to SJ 7869 1290 from originally suggested SJ 792 137.

Location
Grid reference: SJ 7869 1290.
Landranger 127: Stafford & Telford, Ironbridge.
Explorer 242: Telford, Ironbridge & The Wrekin.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB2490.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2491 Gorsey Bank 1.03km to the southwest.
G3461 Slindon Cottage 1.32km to the northeast.
2489 Chatwell Lane 1.47km to the northeast.
2492 Burlington Farm 2.45km to the southwest.
2488 Orslow, Peartree Cottage 3.12km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Stafford, 22.41km 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 356.7140 feet [108.7264 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Stafford to Church Stretton levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N.W. corner of farm house, junction of roads, at Merry Hill, Chatwell Lane.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 20th September 2013 by Calico. Condition: Repositioned on site.
Not vis from outside property. I was lucky and friendly owner took me to see it.

Visited on 20th July 2013 by RichardL. Grid reference: SJ 78703 12917. Condition: Repositioned on site.
Much the same as iainmac - the new owner of the site was happy to show me the repositioned FB, down at ground level in the base of his chimney breast. Photo at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3563275

Visited on 25th January 2011 by iainmac. Grid reference: SJ 7869 1292. Condition: Repositioned on site.
Photo at http://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/5387627719/
Spoke to the owner - cottage demolished and he preserved the fb and put it back on the new house as near to original height as possible. 18 Wenlock Corner.
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