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Flush Bracket OSBM 2497: The Hem   

Flush Bracket on N.E. angle of cottage at The Hem [2GL]; cottage, The Hem, SE side of Old Road, NE face, E angle.

Location
Grid reference: SJ 7300 0593.
Landranger 127: Stafford & Telford, Ironbridge.
Explorer 242: Telford, Ironbridge & The Wrekin.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB2497.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2498 Kemberton, 3 Paddock Lane 1.13km to the southwest.
G3462 Langley House 1.52km to the southwest.
2496 Manor House Lodge 1.85km to the northeast.
G3463 Brockton Grange Cottage 2.56km to the south.
2495 Shifnal, Town Hall 2.59km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Church Stretton, 29.40km to the southwest.

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 282.4610 feet [86.0941 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.E. angle of cottage at The Hem.

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 14th July 2013 by RichardL. Grid reference: SJ 73005 05946. Condition: Good.
Partly obscured by a relatively new downpipe; this is probably not visible from the road, and certainly not accessible without the kind permission of the owners. Knock and ask, as they now know where it is.
Photo at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3555105

Visited on 26th January 2011 by iainmac. Grid reference: SJ 7300 0595. Condition: Good.
Photo at http://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/5390137673/
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