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Newtown Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: SO 1088 9367.
Landranger 136: Newtown, Llanidloes.
Explorer 215: Newtown & Machynlleth.
GPS network passive station: H1SO1093.
Waypoint: FM0530.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G5205 Newtown, Hospital 1.39km to the south.
S0236 Newtown, Regent Centre 1.89km to the south.
G5204 Newtown, Milford Road 2.06km to the south.
G2177 Newtown, Milford Road 2.13km to the south.
G2267 Newtown, Kerry Road 2.23km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Oswestry, 34.73km to the northeast.

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 764.7425 feet [233.0935 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Machynlleth to Newtown and Newtown to Church Stretton levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 26th July 2016 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: SO 10878 93670. Condition: Good.
A poor looking FBM bagged on journey back from Pembrokeshire.

Visited on 19th March 2011 by wrose. Grid reference: SO 10880 93673. Condition: Good.
A retrospective entry of my FBM visits already recorded on Trigpointing UK.

Visited on 22nd June 2009 by Dusty. Condition: Good.

Visited on 14th April 2008 by superswifteagle. Condition: Good.
On the grass verge, E side of road - just S of the crossroads road sign. Not a mini pillar, rather a flat concrete structure with a circular lid.
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