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Flush Bracket OSBM 656: Wolverton   

Flush Bracket on N.E. face of railway bridge over canal, S.W. end of Recreation Ground, Wolverton [2GL]; railway bridge parapet, E side.

Location
Grid reference: SP 8189 4144.
Landranger 152: Northampton & Milton Keynes, Buckingham & Daventry.
Explorer 192: Buckingham & Milton Keynes.
Explorer 207: Newport Pagnell & Northampton South.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB656.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G2317 Wolverton 233.24m to the northeast.
657 Milton Keynes 510.39m to the southeast.
G2318 Wolverton, Printing Works 984.33m to the west.
658 Milton Keynes 999.60m to the east.
655 Old Wolverton 1.21km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Great Linford, 3.25km to the east.

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 238.2750 feet [72.6262 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 N.E. face of railway bridge over canal, S.W. end of Recreation Ground, Wolverton.

Logged Visits
Visited on 18th May 2013 by dal. Condition: Good.
Flats complete, fence gone, so FB now clear.

Visited on 30th September 2007 by lackofluke. Condition: Inaccessible.
New houses are being built by the canal. When I visited this one, I suspected that its location was now behind a solid wooden building site fence. RHW's photo confirms my suspicion.

Visited on 19th October 2005 by Calico. Condition: Good.
On eastern most of two bridges.

Visited on 1st October 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SP 819 414. Condition: Good.
Wolverton: dis rly bridge over canal. N bank, E face by towpath.
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