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Flush Bracket OSBM 1565: Newlyn, South Pier, Tide Gauge Aux 1   

Flush Bracket on face of wall, South Pier [2GL]; wall, South Pier, NW face, 17.8m SW from steps (Newlyn TG Aux 1).

Location
Grid reference: SW 4673 2851.
Landranger 203: Land's End & Isles of Scilly, St Ives & Lizard Point.
Explorer 102: Land's End.
Structure: Roadside wall.
Waypoint: FB1565.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1520 Newlyn, South Pier, Tide Gauge Aux 2 172.05m to the southwest.
1574 Newlyn, Trinity Methodist Chapel 636.32m to the northwest.
1575 Newlyn, School 698.71m to the west.
1816 Penzance, New Road 922.28m to the north.
1815 Penzance, Western Promenade Road 1.45km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Tolcarne, 892.75m to the northwest.

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 17.3230 feet [5.2801 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Newlyn (Tolcarne) to Observatory levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on face of wall, South Pier.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 17.3210 feet [5.2794 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included as a side level on the Newlyn Circuit levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 16th December 2013 by FRI. Condition: Good.
FB in very good condition, visit by special permission otherwise pier is locked to general public due to condition of guard rails and items stored.

Visited on 15th September 2013 by pkbathrooms. Grid reference: SW 4673 2851. Condition: Good.
gates not locked and walked on through to bag this

Visited on 11th July 2009 by Brisey. Grid reference: SW 46734 28525. Condition: Good.
No locked gates on my visit. I wouldn't describe the location as a roadside wall this far along the pier!

Visited on 27th November 2006 by Calico. Condition: Good.
No change. Yes, pier is gated, locked and with No Entry signs but easy to climb over and no one seemed to bother.

Visited on 29th August 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: SW 467 285. Condition: Good.
Newlyn Tidal Gauge. 20m from end of pier, 5m SW from top of steps down to what appears to be old tide gauge. gated off- no public access apparently

Visited on 28th July 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: SW 4673 2851. Condition: Good.
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