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Clare Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: TL 7455 4461.
Landranger 155: Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury & Stowmarket.
Explorer 210: Newmarket & Haverhill.
GPS network passive station: H1TL7444.
Waypoint: FM7179.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2048 by Halfway House Farm 903.55m to the east.
1353 Burnt House Farm 1.20km to the west.
1352 Stoke by Clare 1.27km to the southwest.
1386 Clare, Ley's Farm 1.31km to the north.
2050 Clare, Stoke Road 1.57km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Hatfield Peverel, 33.08km to the south.

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 183.6420 feet [55.9741 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Buntingford to Clare, Clare to Ipswich and Wicken to Clare 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 183.6420 feet [55.9741 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Clare to Wicken and Ipswich to Clare levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 5th March 2016 by Calico. Condition: Repositioned on site.
Still there lying on its side below high, hedged bank in SW corner of field at junction of minor road and A1092. Winter wheat will soon be too mature to walk across.

Visited on 14th June 2006 by asteroth. Condition: Destroyed.
According to notes on TUK this has been moved to the woods by the farmer.Unable to gain access as there are crops growing in field and also did not see anyone to gain permission for access.
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