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Carmarthen Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: SN 4340 2377.
Landranger 159: Swansea & Gower, Carmarthen.
Explorer 177: Carmarthen & Kidwelly / Caerfyrddin a Chydweli.
Explorer 185: Newcastle Emlyn / Castell Newydd Emlyn.
GPS network passive station: H1SN4323.
Waypoint: FM7173.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G3216 Rhydfwyalchen 570.09m to the west.
864 Pen-yr-heol 821.52m to the south.
G3217 Bronwydd Arms PH 1.66km to the west.
865 Castell-pigyn 1.73km to the south.
G3218 Henallt, Bronwydd Road 1.74km to the southwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Cardigan, 31.65km to the northwest.

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 333.9050 feet [101.7742 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Carmarthen to Llandovery levelling line.

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 333.9050 feet [101.7742 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Bishopston to Carmarthen, Carmarthen to Haverfordwest, Haverfordwest to Carmarthen and Llandovery to Carmarthen levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 25th July 2016 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: SN 4340 2377. Condition: Good.
An easy find on a rainy day.

Visited on 9th June 2016 by Orlandos_Rat. Grid reference: SN 4340 2377. Condition: Good.
Very easy find outside a row of homes.

Visited on 5th November 2015 by FRI. Condition: Good.
found as described in previous logs, still in good condition and easy to see.

Visited on 31st August 2014 by jonglew. Grid reference: SN 43399 23774. Condition: Good.
Roadside, easy bag. Height tag missing, no playpen. Photo at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2014/20140831-CarmarthenDyfedFBM2.jpg

Visited on 26th May 2013 by pkbathrooms. Grid reference: SN 43321 23597. Condition: Good.
With the aid of Dusty we found this one. Parked opposite (down road a bit) in a sort of layby.

Visited on 25th May 2013 by wrose. Grid reference: SN 43405 23775. 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 albeit the height tag is missing.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3525718

Visited on 27th May 2009 by Hywel. Condition: Good.
Easily visible from roadside

Visited on 10th July 2008 by Dusty. Condition: Good.
Condition remains the same.

Visited on 29th December 2005 by superswifteagle. Grid reference: SN 43401 23771. Condition: Good.
West side of A485 at the southern end of the village of Peniel. Almost at roadside, no playpen. Height is 101.86m according to council map.
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