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Bridford Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: SX 81191 86508.
Landranger 191: Okehampton & North Dartmoor.
Explorer 110: Torquay & Dawlish.
GPS network passive station: H1SX8186.
Waypoint: FM0545.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1732 Laployd Barton 1.26km to the southwest.
1914 Birchtree Farm 1.35km to the northeast.
1913 Weeke Barton 1.70km to the northeast.
1912 Sowton Cott Bridge 2.21km to the northeast.
G2196 Bridfordmills 2.30km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Yelverton, 35.71km to the southwest.

Second Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1912-21)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Second geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 843.1450 feet [256.9906 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Bridford to Beer, Bridford to Yelverton and Dulverton to Bridford levelling lines.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 843.1450 feet [256.9906 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Beer to Bridford, Bridford to Dulverton and Yelverton to Bridford levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 16th December 2016 by FRI. Condition: Good.
still there and easy to spot but now has a chunk missing from the base knocked off at some stage.

Visited on 10th April 2014 by Dusty. Condition: Good.
Easy to find at the moment. Photo at http://trigpointinguk-photos.s3.amazonaws.com/140/P140000.jpg

Visited on 2nd December 2013 by jonglew. Grid reference: SX 81192 86514. Condition: Good.
Not an easy find - no giveaway playpen, and almost buried. Located on a roadside embankment and partially in a thorn hedgerow. Good to see the height tag still in place. Photos at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2013/20131202-BridfordDartmoor-FBM-1.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2013/20131202-BridfordDartmoor-FBM-2.jpg

Visited on 18th December 2004 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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