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Flush Bracket OSBM 2823: Rainow   

Flush Bracket on gatepost at junction of wall of cemetery, opposite Methodist Chapel, Rainow [2GL]; gatepost, NW side of road, at junction of walls.

Location
Grid reference: SJ 9533 7630.
Landranger 118: Stoke-on-Trent & Macclesfield.
Explorer OL24: Peak District - White Peak Area.
Explorer 268: Wilmslow, Macclesfield & Congleton.
Structure: Gatepost.
Waypoint: FB2823.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2824 Lower Bullhill 1.51km to the southwest.
2822 by Blue Boar Farm 1.82km to the east.
S0383 Bollington, Church 2.00km to the northwest.
2792 Grove Farm 2.54km to the south.
G3605 Walker Barn 2.57km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Macclesfield, 1.99km 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 825.8570 feet [251.7212 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Matlock to Macclesfield levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on gatepost at junction of wall of cemetery, opposite Methodist Chapel, Rainow.

Logged Visits
Visited on 16th February 2011 by iainmac. Grid reference: SJ 9535 7632. Condition: Good.
Photo at http://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/5451459685/

Visited on 21st October 2006 by ted. Condition: Good.

Visited on 25th March 2006 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 25th March 2006 by RodS. Grid reference: SJ 9533 7629. Condition: Good.
Rainow, E face of stone gate post to Chapel House, opposite The Old Chapel (now converted to offices). BM 251.72m on LandLine.

Visited on 12th November 2004 by the_cheshire_cat. Condition: Good.
On substantial square gatepost at corner of small graveyard, opposite former chapel (now offices).

Visited on 4th May 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SJ 953 762. Condition: Good.
Chapel House, Rainow. on stone gatepost N side of B4570 opposite The Old Chapel. cf 2822 & 4 - having just found 2822 on a gatepost this one had a certain inevitability
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