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Flush Bracket OSBM 1176: Peterborough, Crescent Bridge   

Flush Bracket on S. battlement of bridge over Great Northern Railway, Cowgate, Peterborough [2GL]; Crescent Bridge, S parapet, W end, 4.6m E of steps.

Location
Grid reference: TL 1869 9867.
Landranger 142: Peterborough, Market Deeping & Chatteris.
Explorer 227: Peterborough.
Explorer 235: Wisbech & Peterborough North.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB1176.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G5216 Peterborough, Guildhall 460.98m to the east.
1177 Peterborough, Guildhall 461.74m to the east.
G660 Peterborough, Bridge Street 754.32m to the southeast.
1178 Peterborough, Nene Bridge 785.18m to the southeast.
1175 Peterborough, Thorpe Park 1.16km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Castor, 5.78km to the west.

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 48.8090 feet [14.8770 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Castor to Wicken levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on S. battlement of bridge over Great Northern Railway, Cowgate, Peterborough.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Castor to North Pickenham and Wicken to Castor levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 26th June 2016 by amr. Condition: Good.
Looks a bit scruffy, possibly painted over at some time, but otherwise OK. Spotted when walking by, the usual visual check of any railway bridge producing the goods. See http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5012880 and http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5012882

Visited on 15th January 2016 by NPS. Grid reference: TL 1869 9867. Condition: Good.
14.8759m (1954) http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4801753

Visited on 28th October 2008 by RodS. Grid reference: TL 1869 9867. Condition: Good.
Crescent Bridge, S parapet, near W end. Have seen this FB a few times while passing, but finally stopped today for a close look and some photographs

Visited on 14th March 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: TL 187 986. Condition: Good.
Peterborough: A1179 rly bridge. W end of bridge S side of road, easy pedestrian access. My first chance-found FB !
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