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Countisbury Fundamental Bench Mark   

41.1m S of entrance to quarry, 13.7m E from wall, enclosed by low stone wall.

Location
Grid reference: SS 7526 4960.
Landranger 180: Barnstaple & Ilfracombe, Lynton & Bideford.
Explorer OL9: Exmoor.
GPS network passive station: H1SS7549.
Waypoint: FM0535.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G4802 Wellfield Cottage 2.31km to the east.
S2819 Lynmouth 2.83km to the west.
S2820 Lynbridge 3.44km to the west.
G4926 Lynbridge 3.45km to the west.
G4925 Barbrook 4.26km to the southwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Dulverton, 28.82km to the southeast.

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 993.6860 feet [302.8755 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Countisbury to North Petherton and Torrington to Countisbury levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 27th October 2016 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: SS 75265 49603. Condition: Good.
An easy find from the NT car park.

Visited on 30th May 2016 by Brisgirl. Condition: Good.
All good

Visited on 1st April 2015 by wrose. Grid reference: SS 75270 49609. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there in the condition previously described.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4740120

Visited on 31st August 2011 by gutlord62. Condition: Good.

Visited on 31st July 2011 by Griefmiester. Condition: Good.
No details noted

Visited on 10th July 2009 by Dusty. Condition: Good.

Visited on 10th August 1985 by RogerTempleman. Condition: Good.
Visited site and used it as car park for visit to Countisbury Common pillar (S5435). FBM in good shape and its location as described. See photo at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4740279
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