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Flush Bracket OSBM 278: Belper, Railway Bridge   

Flush Bracket on base of S.W. parapet of railway bridge at Goods Station, Cowhill [2GL]; NE face of parapet of railway bridge.

Location
Grid reference: SK 3475 4670.
Landranger 119: Buxton & Matlock, Bakewell & Dove Dale.
Landranger 128: Derby & Burton upon Trent.
Explorer 259: Derby.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FB278.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
277 Belper, Railway Bridge, Matlock Road 1.60km to the north.
279 Milford, Methodist Chapel 1.64km to the south.
280 Makeney Lodge 2.41km to the south.
276 Lavender Cottage 2.57km to the north.
S9287 Shottlegate 2.89km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Matlock, 12.81km 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 235.3660 feet [71.7396 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 S.W. parapet of railway bridge at Goods Station, Cowhill.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 2nd August 2015 by cjo. Condition: Good.
quick brush reveals the number

Visited on 11th April 2015 by pritch227. Condition: Good.
Number still readable,looks in good condition

Visited on 9th March 2015 by LesC. Condition: Slightly damaged.
Half buried in the tarmac.

Visited on 3rd November 2007 by ted. Condition: Good.
no change

Visited on 18th March 2007 by iainmac. Grid reference: SK 3475 4670. Condition: Good.
Photo at https://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/16418982220/

Visited on 13th March 2006 by Erewash. Grid reference: SK 34757 46705. Condition: Good.
Hope the council don't bury it when they next resurface the path.

Visited on 10th November 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SK 347 467. Condition: Good.
A6- Cowhill, rly br ppt. middle of E face of W ppt. FB recessed into footway but legible

Visited on 18th August 2004 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 34758 46704. Condition: Good.
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