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Sapperton Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: SO 9504 0287.
Landranger 163: Cheltenham & Cirencester, Stow-on-the-Wold.
Explorer 168: Stroud, Tetbury & Malmesbury.
GPS network passive station: H1SO9502.
Waypoint: FM7202.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
151 Sapperton, Manor Farm 390.00m to the west.
154 Sapperton, St Kenelm's Church 604.15m to the northwest.
155 Sapperton, Canal Tunnel 870.92m to the northwest.
G2679 Sapperton Tunnel, Air Shaft 1.08km to the southwest.
156 Daneway Bridge 1.28km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Sharpness, 27.33km to the west.

Second Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1912-21)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Second geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 594.8780 feet [181.3188 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Buckland to Sapperton, Sapperton to Campden and Sapperton to Sharpness levelling lines.

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 594.8780 feet [181.3188 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Buckland to Sapperton, Sapperton to Campden and Sharpness to Sapperton levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 7th March 2017 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: SO 9504 0287. Condition: Good.
An easy find at this time of year.

Visited on 28th June 2015 by Dusty. Condition: Good.

Visited on 24th January 2015 by zorny. Condition: Good.
All in good order. Height tag still in place.

Visited on 1st July 2013 by jonglew. Grid reference: SO 95052 02877. Condition: Good.
Sitting within railings at side of the road, very overgrown, but managed to clear most of the vegetation within the 'play pen'. Height tag (594.88ft) still in place. Also managed to find the OS trig (rivet) 13m away.

Visited on 12th March 2013 by wrose. Grid reference: SO 95051 02879. Condition: Good.
A somewhat belated entry. Just co-ordinating all my records for FBM's.

Visited on 2nd June 2012 by mickandkim. Grid reference: SO 950 028. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 1st October 2010 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 21st June 2010 by Griefmiester. Condition: Good.
Standard Playpen FBM - easliy located at the road side - quiet area - FBM in good condition.

Visited on 8th June 2006 by Bagge9905. Grid reference: SO 950 028. Condition: Good.
Visited 15/4/06 by MJF. On S side of road, to the right at jct of road from Sapperton. Pillar still retains the height plate.
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