Lampeter Fundamental Bench Mark
SN 5798 5263.
Landranger 146: Lampeter & Llandovery.
Explorer 199: Lampeter / Llanbedr Pont Steffan.
Neighbouring Flush Brackets
|G3326||Glan-Denys 1.69km to the south.|
|G3325||Bettws Farm 1.79km to the east.|
|12002||Rhiwonnen 2.25km to the northwest.|
|S0756||Llangybi 2.86km to the east.|
|G3327||Tan Y Fforest 3.04km to the south.|
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 732.4130 feet [223.2395 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Aberystwyth to Lampeter and Lampeter to Llandovery levelling lines.
Visited on 25th July 2016 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: SN 5798 5263. Condition: Slightly damaged.
An easy find on a rainy day.
Visited on 9th June 2016 by Orlandos_Rat. Grid reference: SN 5798 5263. Condition: Slightly damaged.
Another easy find.
Visited on 22nd April 2015 by wrose. Grid reference: SN 57984 52634. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there.
Visited on 4th April 2015 by mickandkim. Grid reference: SN 5798 5263. Condition: Good.
In good order
Visited on 11th February 2015 by NPS. Grid reference: SN 57981 52628. Condition: Good.
Visited on 6th September 2014 by jonglew. Grid reference: SN 57982 52632. Condition: Damaged.
Had been toppled but is now firmly embedded into the ground once again. English language plate is missing; no height tag; and one top edge has missing concrete. Photos at:
Visited on 25th May 2009 by Columba. Grid reference: SN 5798 5263. Condition: Slightly damaged.
Has plaques on three sides. Facing the FBM, the one of the left side reads: 'Ordnance Survey Bench Mark'; the second, facing the road, is the explanatory plaque in English from July 1999 (now covered in lichen); the third, right hand side, is the same 1999 plaque in Welsh.
Visited on 23rd May 2009 by Dusty. Condition: Good.
In long vegetation. http://trigpointinguk-photos.s3.amazonaws.com/061/P61510.jpg
Visited on 17th December 2005 by superswifteagle. Grid reference: SN 5798 5263. Condition: Good.
Visited on 25th January 2005 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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