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Flush Bracket OSBM 30: Marcham, White Hart   

Flush Bracket on E. end of The White Hart Inn, Marcham Village [2GL].

Location
Grid reference: SU 4530 9660.
Landranger 164: Oxford, Chipping Norton & Bicester.
Explorer 170: Abingdon, Wantage & Vale of White Horse.
Structure: Pub / Hotel.
Waypoint: FB30.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G3647 Marcham, The Crown PH 192.35m to the east.
31 Frilford, Chapel 1.37km to the northwest.
29 Abingdon, Ock Bridge 3.54km to the east.
G3646 Abingdon, The Grapes PH 4.35km to the east.
28 Abingdon, Burford Bridge 4.69km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Buckland, 11.79km to the west.

Second Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1912-21)
This flush bracket was used during the Second geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 190.2110 feet [57.9763 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Wallingford to Buckland levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on E. end of The White Hart Inn, Marcham Village.

Logged Visits
Visited on 1st February 2014 by Calico. Condition: Good.
Still there.

Visited on 11th February 2013 by RogerTempleman. Grid reference: SU 4531 9660. Condition: Good.
Still painted white on the side of a house named The White Hart. Photo showing the bracket at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3329405 with wider view at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3329413

Visited on 6th February 2011 by RHW. Grid reference: SU 4530 9660. Condition: Good.
House, E gable, 1m from SE angle.. Visible from road, 1m back.

Visited on 31st July 2007 by jochta. Grid reference: SU 45321 96600. Condition: Good.
Easily found. Interestingly this is still called the White Hart on MasterMap and it shows a building built onto the east face of the current building. I wonder if this FB was hidden/inside when it was a pub and has only been revealed relatively recently? http://www.jochta.com/maps/benchmarks.php?id=212

Visited on 10th October 2006 by lackofluke. Condition: Good.

Visited on 27th August 2006 by dal. Grid reference: SU 45303 96603. Condition: Good.
Success. I was niggled by not really understanding where the White Hart pub was. I checked on Oldmaps, and found it 100m to the west of the grid ref. It is now a private house, 24 Frilford Road. The FB is on the east face, in good condition, and painted over.

Visited on 18th March 2006 by lackofluke. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Coordinates seem to point to the house opposite the war memorial.

Visited on 14th January 2006 by dal. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Agreed. Not sure which building was the White Hart Inn. There is a White Hart Cottage a little to the west of the grid ref.

Visited on 20th August 2004 by RHW. Condition: Probably destroyed.
No sign - apparently replaced by nearby G3647
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