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Flush Bracket OSBM 1448: Westlinton, Hillcrest Cottage   

Flush Bracket on S.W. angle of Westlinton Post Office [2GL]; house, E side of road, Westlinton, W face, SW angle.

Location
Grid reference: NY 3931 6448.
Landranger 85: Carlisle & Solway Firth, Gretna Green.
Explorer 315: Carlisle.
Explorer 323: Eskdale & Castle O'er Forest.
Structure: Post office.
Waypoint: FB1448.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G2367 Sandysike, Croft House 1.42km to the north.
1447 Blackford Farm 2.78km to the south.
S7359 Todhills, Highland Laddie Inn 2.85km to the southwest.
G4405 Woodview 3.02km to the southwest.
1449 Howend High Bridge 3.13km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Wetheral, 12.85km to the southeast.

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 49.7570 feet [15.1659 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Wetheral to Newcastleton levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on S.W. angle of Westlinton Post Office.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 27th September 2014 by wrose. Grid reference: NY 39309 64488. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add to previous visit reports other than to confirm that irt is still there and in good condition. Both house and FB now painted white.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4270208

Visited on 5th April 2014 by mickandkim. Grid reference: NY 3931 6448. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 3rd June 2009 by coineanach. Condition: Good.

Visited on 3rd June 2009 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
Roadside access. On front elevation of house which looks much newer than 1914 but for the chimney stack. FB painted cream to match house.
Photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/13460108@N06/27610027654/in/album-72157662039808882/

Visited on 30th July 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: NY 392 644. Condition: Good.
Westlinton- Hillcrest Cottage. SW angle, W face, SE quadrant of junct, roadside. FB and house yellow

Visited on 10th August 2004 by iainmac. Grid reference: NY 392 644. Condition: Good.
Private House; Hillcrest Cottage
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