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Flush Bracket OSBM G2997: Blanchland, White Monk Tearoom   

NE angle, Blanchland School - now The White Monk Tearoom.

Location
Grid reference: NY 9656 5043.
Landranger 87: Hexham & Haltwhistle.
Explorer OL43: Hadrian's Wall.
Explorer 307: Consett & Derwent Reservoir.
Structure: School.
Waypoint: FG2997.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G2998 Baybridge, Miners Arms 845.28m to the southwest.
G2996 Cowbyers 1.17km to the northeast.
G2999 Balehill House 1.53km to the southwest.
10932 Ruffside 2.76km to the northeast.
G2995 Acton Mill Bridge (B6306) 3.37km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Hexham, 16.68km to the north.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Hexham to Wolsingham levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 27th March 2017 by wrose. Grid reference: NY 96561 50432. Condition: Good.
Visited and photographed with the kind permission of the Tea Room Proprietress. Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there and remains in good condition.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5396938

Visited on 17th March 2016 by LesC. Condition: Good.
Ex-school. Don't know if it's an optical illusion or what, but the buttress stonework and the flush bracket don't seem to share the same vertical.

Visited on 11th January 2015 by cjo. Condition: Good.
had a cup of tea inside. FB visible from picnic table area

Visited on 2nd October 2011 by monkey_scout. Condition: Good.
Found whilst attending a Scouting competition in Blanchland. http://benchmarks.jamieion.co.uk/post/10940080153/blanchland

Visited on 19th October 2007 by drums4monty. Condition: Good.
2nd time lucky at locating this one

Visited on 3rd July 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: NY 965 504. Condition: Good.
Blanchland- The White Monk Tearoom. NE angle, N face of buttress. Entry thru Tearoom, FB distantly visible from road. Looks like ex chapel

Visited on 24th January 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: NY 965 504. Condition: Good.
The White Monk Tearoom.
Photo at https://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/30050310316/in/dateposted-public/
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