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Church Stretton Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: SO 46718 92746.
Landranger 137: Ludlow & Church Stretton, Wenlock Edge.
Landranger 138: Kidderminster & Wyre Forest.
Explorer 217: The Long Mynd & Wenlock Edge.
GPS network passive station: H1SO4692.
Waypoint: FM0531.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2877 Hazler 488.75m to the north.
2876 Hazler Coppice 630.13m to the northwest.
2674 Hope Bowdler 824.92m to the east.
391 Ragdon 1.45km to the southwest.
2875 Church Stretton, Lutwyche Road 1.68km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Newtown, 35.85km to the west.

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 1017.4760 feet [310.1267 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Church Stretton to Brecon, Oswestry to Church Stretton, Stafford to Church Stretton and Suckley to Church Stretton 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 1017.4760 feet [310.1267 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Church Stretton to Bromsgrove, Church Stretton to Oswestry, Newtown to Church Stretton, Stafford to Church Stretton and Suckley to Church Stretton levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 16th February 2014 by jonglew. Grid reference: SO 46716 92751. Condition: Good.
Easy roadside location, tyre still there giving it some protection from passing traffic as no playpen. Height tag missing. Visited Hazler Hill trig pillar and Tump whilst parked here for the FBM.
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2014/20140216-ChurchStrettonFBM2.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2014/20140216-ChurchStrettonFBM5.jpg

Visited on 8th December 2013 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 23rd November 2013 by RichardL. Grid reference: SO 46720 92752. Condition: Good.
Good order, found with a tyre placed round it like some kind of 'skirt'. I removed this for the photo http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3754592

Visited on 4th May 2013 by mickandkim. Grid reference: SO 46718 92746. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 16th April 2013 by Dusty. Condition: Good.

Visited on 20th April 2011 by superswifteagle. Condition: Good.
Roadside verge, good condition, no playpen

Visited on 21st June 2010 by Griefmiester. Condition: Good.
Roadside FBM - nice location with good views
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