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Flush Bracket OSBM 629: Upper Padley   

Flush Bracket on N.W. buttress of railway bridge, 5 chains W. from chapel, Upper Padley [2GL]; buttress of bridge, NE side of railway, S angle, SW face.

Grid reference: SK 2457 7895.
Landranger 119: Buxton & Matlock, Bakewell & Dove Dale.
Explorer OL24: Peak District - White Peak Area.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB629.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
630 Rough Wood 404.60m to the northwest.
628 Grindleford, Maynard Arms 670.82m to the southeast.
627 Grindleford, Toll Gate Cottage 1.12km to the south.
G2304 Grindleford, Methodist Church 1.23km to the south.
631 Harper Lees 1.44km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Broomhead Moor, 15.70km to the north.

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 541.3390 feet [165.0001 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Matlock to Broomhead Moor levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N.W. buttress of railway bridge, 5 chains W. from chapel, Upper Padley.

Logged Visits
Visited on 23rd March 2006 by iainmac. Condition: Good.
Is in full view of signalbox.
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Visited on 15th January 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: SK 245 789. Condition: Good.
Upper Padley- railway bridge. NE side of rly on W cnr, SW face of buttress, at rail level.. Busy railway. Can read with binocs from SW side of rly

Visited on 15th August 2004 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 2458 7895. Condition: Good.
Upper Padley, SW face of buttress at NE end of NW face of railway bridge, FB at rail level, but visible from public footpath - FB number confirmed using binoculars.
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