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Flush Bracket OSBM 2830: Chester, Town Hall   

Flush Bracket on N.E. end of Town Hall, Princess Street, Chester [2GL]; Town Hall, SE side of Princess Street, 17.4m from N angle, NW face.

Location
Grid reference: SJ 4044 6646.
Landranger 117: Chester & Wrexham, Ellesmere Port.
Explorer 266: Wirral & Chester / Caer.
Structure: Village / Town hall.
Waypoint: FB2830.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G3157 Chester, Boughton 1.09km to the east.
S1139 Chester, Boughton 1.21km to the east.
S1140 Boughton, St Paul's 1.38km to the east.
2829 Hoole, The Limes 1.47km to the northeast.
G3158 Hoole, All Saints Church 1.68km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Wrexham, 20.11km to the southwest.

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 97.0230 feet [29.5726 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Daresbury to Wrexham levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N.E. end of Town Hall, Princess Street, Chester.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 15th August 2015 by iainmac. Condition: Repositioned on site.
Photo at https://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/20003861243/in/dateposted-public/

Visited on 23rd May 2015 by superswifteagle. Condition: Repositioned on site.
Seems to be set in a new stone block - moved horizontally slightly but vertical height must be pretty close to original value

Visited on 14th November 2013 by Jonesduo. Condition: Repositioned on site.
As per previous logs

Visited on 24th March 2013 by cjo. Condition: Repositioned on site.
based on previous logs this has been moved but not immediatly obvious , the sandstone block is freshly cut.

Visited on 4th September 2011 by ourmark. Grid reference: SJ 40448 66459. Condition: Repositioned on site.
Photos:

http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2593720

http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2593730

Visited on 1st April 2009 by Ramblinjohn. Grid reference: SJ 4044 6646. Condition: Good.
FB is on the north side of the town hall in Princess Street. Comparing my 2009 photo with that of 2007 I noticed that during the repairs to the town hall in 2008 the FB has been moved slightly. See earlier 2007 log, and 2009 photo on Geograph: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1388983

Visited on 18th February 2009 by Calico. Condition: Good.
Probably still there but TH is covered in scaffolding and boarding for major restoration. Hopefully fb is safe behind the boarding and will re-emerge in all its glory one day soon.

Visited on 25th January 2008 by Meirion. Condition: Good.
Easy.

Visited on 18th June 2007 by Ramblinjohn. Grid reference: SJ 4044 6646. Condition: Good.
Comparing this photo with my 2009 photo I was surprised to see that during repairs to the town hall in 2008 the bracket has been moved slightly. See 2009 log above, and 2007 photo on Geograph: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1388981

Visited on 22nd June 2006 by Bagge9905. Grid reference: SJ 404 664. Condition: Good.
Visted 10/6/06 by MJF.

Visited on 24th September 2005 by asteroth. Grid reference: SJ 4045 6646. Condition: Good.
Chester Town Hall adjacent to Bus Station.

Visited on 23rd September 2004 by the_cheshire_cat. Condition: Unknown.

Visited on 3rd July 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SJ 403 663. Condition: Good.
Chester Town Hall. N elev of Town Hall wall in side street, nearly facing Bus Exchange..
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