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Cowbridge Fundamental Bench Mark   

"Situated on the highest portion of a large grass verge, east side of road, B4268, about 100' south of road junctions Cowbridge Bridgend - Llysworney. Centre of chamber is 36' north of north-east corner of house, 10' from centre of hedge to centre of chamber and 29' from crown of road to centre of chamber. The pillar is on the north side of the chamber." description would place it within the present walled garden of Ty Meurig.
Note that the sketch at does not relate to this station, but to Cowbridge FBM Aux 1 (H2SS9675). (There is a photograph showing the location of the FBM (prior to the changes to the garden walls) at ).

Grid reference: SS 9668 7567.
Landranger 170: Vale of Glamorgan, Rhondda & Porthcawl.
Explorer 151: Cardiff & Bridgend / Caerdydd a Phen-y-bont ar Ogwr.
GPS network passive station: H1SS9675.
Waypoint: FM7185.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G3470 Twmpath 1.22km to the northwest.
S1254 Cowbridge, Holy Cross Church 2.90km to the east.
S1255 Cowbridge, School 3.32km to the southeast.
G3471 Brocastle 3.39km to the west.
G3472 Plas Newydd 4.14km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Countisbury, 33.74km to the southwest.

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 299.1320 feet [91.1754 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Cowbridge to Bishopston and Penhow to Cowbridge levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 20th December 2016 by jonglew. Condition: Destroyed.
Would have been on a roadside grass verge. Nothing seen. Photo at:

Visited on 20th October 2016 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: SS 9668 7567. Condition: Destroyed.
Long gone I am afraid.

Visited on 19th January 2009 by Dusty. Condition: Probably destroyed.

Visited on 6th August 2008 by superswifteagle. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Couldn't see it - could be buried in verge or hedge, or in adjoining garden. Anyone know whether it's a pillar-type FBM or one of the flat ones? No-one on T:UK has found it either
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