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Flush Bracket OSBM 1419: Kelso Bridge   

Flush Bracket on S.W. buttress of Kelso Bridge.

Location
Grid reference: NT 7273 3354.
Landranger 74: Kelso & Coldstream, Jedburgh & Duns.
Explorer 339: Kelso, Coldstream & Lower Tweed Valley.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB1419.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1418 Kelso 520.91m to the southeast.
1420 Kelso, Shedden Park 702.14m to the northeast.
1417 Huntershall 1.35km to the southeast.
1421 Kelso, Oakfield 1.80km to the north.
G2044 Kelso 2.37km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Kelso, 2.94km 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 129.6510 feet [39.5176 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Kelso to Duns Common levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on S.W. buttress of Kelso 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 Duns Common to Kelso levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 15th October 2016 by jonglew. Grid reference: NT 72735 33547. Condition: Good.
Chance spot by Mrs G as we drove past. Photos at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2016/20161015-BridgePierKelsoBordersFB15-FB1419-1.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2016/20161015-BridgePierKelsoBordersFB15-FB1419-2.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2016/20161015-BridgePierKelsoBordersFB15-FB1419-3.jpg

Visited on 18th April 2016 by coineanach. Condition: Good.

Visited on 18th April 2016 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
Revisit for up to date photos.

Visited on 12th October 2015 by wrose. Grid reference: NT 72736 33542. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there and in good condition.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4772022

Visited on 18th April 2015 by cjo. Condition: Good.

Visited on 11th March 2014 by milimut1. Condition: Good.
Spotted on a walk into Kelso. Another FB I will have passed thousands of times but not noticed

Visited on 9th June 2012 by ChrisC. Condition: Good.
Found by looking the length of the bridge.

Visited on 27th July 2010 by agentmancuso. Condition: Good.
Chance find on way back from nearby PA bolt

Visited on 30th January 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: NT 727 335. Condition: Good.
Kelso Bridge, Kelso. On bridge parapet. Pillar nr SW end of bridge. SE side of road.. Old lamp above FB

Visited on 23rd March 2004 by iainmac. Grid reference: NT 727 335. Condition: Good.
River Tweed bridge

Visited on 23rd October 1992 by clochandighter. Grid reference: NT 7273 3354. Condition: Good.
Discovered by chance. My first ever early unprefixed series flush bracket. Mystery at the time, this was later identified as a marker on a geodetic levelling line.
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