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Flush Bracket OSBM 1797: Olney, Cowper Works   

Flush Bracket 24 links from S.W. angle of factory, junction of Dartmouth Road and Midland Road, Olney [2GL]; works, SE side of Wellingborough Road, Olney, NW face, 4.6m from W angle.

Location
Grid reference: SP 8887 5206.
Landranger 152: Northampton & Milton Keynes, Buckingham & Daventry.
Explorer 207: Newport Pagnell & Northampton South.
Structure: Factory.
Waypoint: FB1797.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1796 Olney, 28 High Street 582.15m to the south.
1795 Olney, Bridge 1.27km to the south.
G3620 by Warrington 1.36km to the northeast.
1798 Warrington, Water Lane 2.13km to the northeast.
1794 Emberton, Manor Farm 2.25km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Great Linford, 10.46km to the south.

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 174.2820 feet [53.1212 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Great Linford to Cranford levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket 24 links from S.W. angle of factory, junction of Dartmouth Road and Midland Road, Olney.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 10th August 2016 by LesC. Condition: Good.
According to an interested passer-by, Robert Maxwell used to own this building before he 'did naughty things'.

Visited on 5th April 2015 by maeib. Condition: Good.

Visited on 30th September 2007 by iainmac. Grid reference: SP 8887 5207. Condition: Good.
Photo at https://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/17076260339/in/photostream/

Visited on 7th November 2004 by iangr2004. Condition: Unknown.

Visited on 11th August 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SP 888 520. Condition: Good.
Olney: ex Cowper Works, A509. E side of A509 N of jct Midland Rd, W elev near SW corner. former factory now residential

Visited on unknown date by Geoboy53. Condition: Unknown.
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