Suckley Fundamental Bench Mark
SO 72101 54512.
Landranger 149: Hereford & Leominster, Bromyard & Ledbury.
Explorer 204: Worcester & Droitwich Spa.
Neighbouring Flush Brackets
|1039||Manor House Bridge 501.30m to the northwest.|
|433||Suckley Railway Station 606.32m to the south.|
|1040||Old Gains 985.11m to the north.|
|502||Knightwick, Brickyard Cottage 1.43km to the northeast.|
|G3449||Knightwick 1.64km to the northeast.|
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 264.8310 feet [80.7205 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Brampton Abbotts to Suckley, Bromsgrove to Suckley and Suckley to Church Stretton 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 264.8310 feet [80.7205 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Abergavenny to Suckley and Suckley to Church Stretton levelling lines.
Visited on 16th March 2017 by Dusty. Condition: Good.
In play pen
Visited on 14th October 2016 by mickandkim. Grid reference: SO 72101 54512. Condition: Good.
In good order
Visited on 23rd October 2013 by jonglew. Grid reference: SO 72099 54514. Condition: Good.
Not as badly overgrown as some I've seen. Cleared a lot of nettles from inside the playpen. Pillar itself in good condition, height tag still present - 264.83ft. Photos at:
Visited on 2nd October 2010 by RodS. Grid reference: SO 72103 54515. Condition: Good.
Railings somewhat dented by road traffic, but pillar itself looks sound inside its protective forest of nettles! Spent rather longer here than I intended. as my car decided to lock my keys in! :-(
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