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Flush Bracket OSBM 302: Melbourne Common   

Flush Bracket on S.E. face of cottages, 7 chains N.E. from Shepherd's Lane, Melbourne Common [2GL]; No 2 The Cottages, SE face, E angle.

Location
Grid reference: SK 3705 2449.
Landranger 128: Derby & Burton upon Trent.
Explorer 245: The National Forest.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB302.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
684 Melbourne, Robinson's Hill 764.85m to the northeast.
685 Melbourne Arms PH 1.16km to the east.
301 Melbourne, Mount Boot Factory 1.38km to the northeast.
686 Melbourne, Church Street 1.76km to the east.
G2354 Melbourne, Hawthorn House 1.82km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Melbourne, 688.77m to the southwest.

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 364.1830 feet [111.0030 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Matlock to Melbourne, Melbourne to Nuneaton and Melbourne to Waltham on the Wolds levelling lines. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on S.E. face of cottages, 7 chains N.E. from Shepherd's Lane, Melbourne Common.

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, Melbourne to Nuneaton and Waltham on the Wolds to Melbourne levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 31st July 2016 by iainmac. Condition: Good.
Photo at https://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/28615261171/in/dateposted-public/

Visited on 11th December 2013 by Jonesduo. Condition: Good.

Visited on 2nd September 2012 by wrose. Grid reference: SK 37075 24498. Condition: Good.
At the described location. Nothing really to add to previous visit reports other than to confirm that it is still there and in good condition.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3112407

Visited on 2nd December 2011 by Calico. Condition: Good.
No change except there are now pansies in the pot!

Visited on 3rd January 2009 by ted. Condition: Good.

Visited on 20th November 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SK 370 245. Condition: Good.
Melbourne Common- 2 The Cottages. N side of road, S face just R of alleyway. set back a few m from road, may be hidden by potted fuschia.

Visited on 21st August 2004 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 37075 24501. Condition: Good.
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