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Flush Bracket OSBM 75: Appletree Eyot   

Flush Bracket on wall, 3 links from junction of fence, S. side of river near Appletree Eyot [2GL]; wall, S side of River Thames, junction of fence and wall, NE face.

Location
Grid reference: SU 6824 7464.
Landranger 175: Reading & Windsor, Henley-on-Thames & Bracknell.
Explorer 159: Reading, Wokingham & Pangbourne.
Explorer 171: Chiltern Hills West.
Structure: Other.
Waypoint: FB75.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
3 Mapledurham Lock 2.62km to the northwest.
76 Caversham Hotel 2.83km to the east.
G3415 Tidmarsh, Home Farm 4.81km to the west.
G3416 Pangbourne, Little Oaks 5.03km to the west.
4 Pangbourne, Whitchurch Bridge 5.09km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Wallingford, 14.72km 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 126.8630 feet [38.6678 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Basingstoke to Wallingford levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on wall, 3 links from junction of fence, S. side of river near Appletree Eyot.

Logged Visits
Visited on 12th March 2016 by dal. Condition: Good.
As others have said just behind the modern metal railway fence. Not easy to get to see as a load of (substantial) tree cuttings have been dumped between the wall and the footpath.

Visited on 3rd October 2015 by lackofluke. Condition: Good.
Took a little while to find this one as the vegetation in front of the fence has grown up somewhat. Difficult to photograph as well.

Visited on 25th November 2009 by Calico. Condition: Good.
No change. Scours Lane gives access to towpath.

Visited on 29th February 2008 by RHW. Grid reference: SU 68183 74683. Condition: Good.
NE face of wall, just behind metal fence at its W end. Access from E, 350m along Thames Path.

Visited on 14th August 2004 by jochta. Grid reference: SU 68183 74683. Condition: Good.
About 1km south of Tilehurst Station on the wall by the towpath. Look for the modern fence where it joins the wall at its southern end. http://maps.jochta.com/benchmarks.php?id=3
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