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Great Bedwyn Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: SU 2782 6453.
Landranger 174: Newbury & Wantage, Hungerford & Didcot.
Explorer 157: Marlborough & Savernake Forest.
GPS network passive station: H1SU2764.
Waypoint: FM0539.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G3945 Great Bedwyn Pumping Station 863.54m to the northeast.
G3944 Brail Farm 1.06km to the south.
S0787 Little Bedwyn, St Michael's Church 2.12km to the northeast.
G3943 Dodsdown 2.39km to the south.
G3942 Wilton, Swan Inn 3.20km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Buckland, 33.44km to the north.

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 407.4700 feet [124.1969 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Great Bedwyn to Wallingford and Upton Lovell to Great Bedwyn levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 15th February 2017 by wrose. Grid reference: SU 27832 64550. 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/5345667

Visited on 24th January 2016 by Orlandos_Rat. Grid reference: SU 2782 6453. Condition: Good.
Found in the heart of the village

Visited on 9th March 2013 by jonglew. Grid reference: SU 27830 64550. Condition: Good.
In centre of the village.

Visited on 29th December 2011 by Cielbleu. Grid reference: SU 27825 64543. Condition: Good.
Still in very good order. Photographed http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2744447

Visited on 17th July 2011 by Dusty. Condition: Good.

Visited on 18th September 2010 by ChrisC. Condition: Good.
Looks good at the centre of the village

Visited on 15th July 2010 by whoobub. Condition: Good.
Surrounded by flowers and pot plants in the middle of a small roundabout. Clearly well looked after by local residents.

Visited on 10th May 2010 by Griefmiester. Condition: Good.
Very easily located FBM as in the middle of a roundabout in a sort of flower bed - Good condition - views of road and nearby pub

Visited on 29th August 2007 by AndyG. Condition: Good.
In the middle of a traffic island in the centre of the village.
Flower urn on top but otherwise OK.

Visited on 30th November 2002 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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