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Flush Bracket OSBM 271: Whatstandwell, Simms Bridge   

Flush Bracket on base of abutment of foot bridge over canal, 15 chains N. from Derwent Hotel [2GL]; bridge, E face, W side of Cromford Canal.

Grid reference: SK 3318 5469.
Landranger 119: Buxton & Matlock, Bakewell & Dove Dale.
Explorer OL24: Peak District - White Peak Area.
Explorer 269: Chesterfield & Alfreton.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB271.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
272 Whatstandwell 457.06m to the south.
270 Leashaw Farm Bridge 676.83m to the north.
G2347 Crich Town End 1.31km to the east.
269 High Peak Aqueduct 1.48km to the northwest.
273 Chase Bridge 1.70km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Matlock, 4.82km 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 275.9090 feet [84.0971 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Matlock to Melbourne levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on base of abutment of foot bridge over canal, 15 chains N. from Derwent Hotel.

Logged Visits
Visited on 9th March 2015 by LesC. Condition: Good.

Visited on 18th September 2013 by buspass. Condition: Good.

Visited on 2nd June 2007 by ted. Condition: Good.
N face of bridge over Cromford canal

Visited on 3rd April 2006 by Erewash. Condition: Good.

Visited on 22nd January 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: SK 331 547. Condition: Good.
Canal bridge.
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Visited on 9th January 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: SK 332 547. Condition: Good.
Whatstandwell- Simms FB. N face of abutmant of footbridge over canal, W side of canal by towpath. blue Y graffiti on FB

Visited on 18th August 2004 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 33182 54695. Condition: Good.
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