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Upton Lovell Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: ST 9570 4242.
Landranger 184: Salisbury & The Plain, Amesbury.
Explorer 143: Warminster & Trowbridge.
GPS network passive station: H1ST9542.
Waypoint: FM0537.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
66 Upton Folly 1.57km to the southwest.
65 Codford Railway Station, Signal Box 2.37km to the south.
G3784 Corton 2.89km to the southwest.
S0416 Heytesbury, 73 High Street 3.03km to the west.
S8368 Codford St. Mary, School 3.16km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Great Bedwyn, 38.99km 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 577.5290 feet [176.0308 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Upton Lovell to Flax Bourton and Winchester to Upton Lovell 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 577.5290 feet [176.0308 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Flax Bourton to Upton Lovell, Upton Lovell to Great Bedwyn and Upton Lovell to Thornford levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 1st April 2013 by jonglew. Grid reference: ST 95705 42429. Condition: Good.
No crop in the field and ground frozen so no mud! Parked at entrance to the track to Quebec Farm on the B390 and had a pleasant walk across. Cleared some old dying weeds from the playpen, otherwise all in good condition.

Visited on 21st February 2011 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 11th September 2008 by AndyG. Condition: Good.
Second visit as there was a crop in the field the first.
Crop now havested and able to access the FMB.Good condition but railings full of weeds.
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