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Freshwater Fundamental Bench Mark   

W side of green lane at track junction, 6.1m NW from gatepost (See http://trigpointinguk.com/trigs/trig-details.php?t=7223 for logs).

Location
Grid reference: SZ 3374 8574.
Landranger 196: The Solent & The Isle of Wight, Southampton & Portsmouth.
Explorer OL29: Isle of Wight.
GPS network passive station: H1SZ3385.
Waypoint: FM7223.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
S0596 Easton, Alexandra House 565.86m to the northeast.
G4021 Freshwater, School 1.04km to the north.
S0595 Freshwater, Water Works 1.08km to the east.
S0594 Freshwater, All Saints Church 1.83km to the northeast.
G4416 Afton Toll Gate 2.13km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Calbourne, 8.85km to the east.

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 146.3289 feet [44.6010 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Brockenhurst to Freshwater (IOW), Freshwater (IOW) to Calbourne (IOW) and Gurnard (IOW) to Freshwater (IOW) levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 9th May 2014 by jonglew. Condition: Destroyed.
Searched without much hope having read previous logs here and on T:UK. I am assuming this has been destroyed by the NT vandals and replaced with one of their squat stone marker posts with plate attached.

Visited on 10th October 2011 by wrose. Grid reference: SS 33740 85740. Condition: Couldn't find it.
A retrospective entry of my FBM visits already recorded on Trigpointing UK.
Searched the area without success. Of the logs on Trigpointing UK I see that it was found in 2003 but the subsequent eight visitors had as much success as I did.

Visited on 25th February 2011 by ChrisC. Condition: Couldn't find it.
Found the location & checked GR. Couldn't find any railed enclosure, FBM may be hidden at ground level in the hedgerow or adjacent field.

Visited on 1st July 1993 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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