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Flush Bracket OSBM 1338: Hempstead, The Old Vicarage   

Flush Bracket on S.E. face of Hempstead Vicarage [2GL]; The Old Vicarage, SE face, 3m from S angle.

Grid reference: TL 6355 3841.
Landranger 154: Cambridge & Newmarket, Saffron Walden.
Explorer 195: Braintree & Saffron Walden.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB1338.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1337 Hempstead, Bridge House 539.91m to the southwest.
1339 Royal Oak 770.78m to the northeast.
1336 Hill Farm 968.97m to the southwest.
1340 Blagden Farm 1.46km to the northeast.
1335 Seldon's Farm 1.95km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Clare, 12.63km to the northeast.

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 336.8950 feet [102.6856 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Buntingford to Clare levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on S.E. face of Hempstead Vicarage.

Logged Visits
Visited on 26th February 2015 by wrose. Grid reference: TL 63535 38418. Condition: Good.
Visited and photographed with the kind permission of the householder. Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there and in good condition - painted black.

Visited on 2nd August 2013 by iainmac. Condition: Good.
Long long chat with interested/interesting owners. Photo at

Visited on 6th February 2005 by RHW. Grid reference: TL 635 384. Condition: Good.
Hempstead- the Old Vicarage. NW side of road, SE face near W corner. set back from road, partly hidden by vegetation
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