TL1898 : OSBM Flush Bracket 1176 - Peterborough, Crescent Bridge

taken 3 years ago, near to Peterborough, Great Britain

OSBM Flush Bracket 1176 - Peterborough, Crescent Bridge
OSBM Flush Bracket 1176 - Peterborough, Crescent Bridge
Ordnance Survey Benchmark (OSBM) used for levelling height above Ordnance Datum (OD).
Height (1954): 14.8759m OD (Newlyn). Mark verified by the Ordnance Survey in 1965. Description: FL BR 1176 CRESCENT BR S PARA W END 4.6M E STEPS. 0.5m above ground. 1st Order BM.

The bracket was used on the Castor to Wicken line of the Second Geodetic Levelling of England & Wales in 1914. It was levelled with a height of 48.809 above OD (Newlyn). Description: Flush Bracket on S. battlement of bridge over Great Northern Railway, Cowgate, Peterborough. Page 71 of the abstract: LinkExternal link

The bracket was used on the Castor to North Pickenham line (G071) of the Third Geodetic Levelling of England & Wales in 1954. Abstract G 61: LinkExternal link [OS 54/749] It was also included on the Wicken to Castor line (G104) in 1955. Abstract G 72: LinkExternal link [OS 54/761]

Close-up: TL1898 : OSBM Flush Bracket 1176 - Peterborough, Crescent Bridge
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Date Taken
Friday, 15 January, 2016   (more nearby)
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Friday, 22 January, 2016
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Historic sites and artefacts  Roads, Road transport  Railways  City, Town centre 
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Benchmark 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1869 9867 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.3745N 0:15.0040W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1869 9867
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