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A bit of judicious measuring indicates that the distance from the top of the tyre (on a 19″ wheel) and the underside of the cross member is 4-5/8″.
The maximum travel of the sprung section of the forks measures 3-3/4″ (that is if it actually bottoms out on to the wheel spindle).
So, it seems that I have about an inch to play with, to get a bit of aesthetic improvement (if. indeed, any aesthetic improvement can be obtained on this design) on the mudguard fixing arrangement.
As suggested by Brian, a simple inverted top hat bracket but with a 1″ insert under the cross member.
It’s a great pity that Scott didn’t stick to Webb girder forks ; those kite forks certainly are ugly!
Chris.