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Flush Bracket OSBM 1968: Granborough, Winslow Road   

Flush Bracket on S.W. angle of Post Office, Grandborough [2GL]; house, Old Dairy, E side of Winslow Road, W face, SW angle.

Location
Grid reference: SP 7668 2516.
Landranger 165: Aylesbury & Leighton Buzzard, Thame & Berkhamstead.
Explorer 192: Buckingham & Milton Keynes.
Structure: Post office.
Waypoint: FB1968.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1967 Granborough Road, Bridge 1.27km to the north.
1966 Winslow, Bell Hotel 2.41km to the north.
1987 North Marston, 41 High Street 2.60km to the south.
1988 Oving 4.04km to the southeast.
11047 Mile Tree Farm 4.14km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Great Linford, 19.09km 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 354.0970 feet [107.9288 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Great Linford to Wallingford levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on S.W. angle of Post Office, Grandborough.

Logged Visits
Visited on 2nd March 2017 by jonglew. Grid reference: SP 76679 25165. Condition: Good.
'The Old Dairy' is a 17thC Grade II listed bldg. It was extended in the 19thC and it seems as though it's the extension where the OS installed the FB. Photos at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2017/20170302-OldDairyGranboroughBucksFB13-FB1968-1.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2017/20170302-OldDairyGranboroughBucksFB13-FB1968-3.jpg

Visited on 2nd March 2017 by RogerTempleman. Condition: Good.
FB in good order on 'The Old Dairy'. Photo showing the bracket at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5305760 with wider view at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5305763

Visited on 21st October 2016 by aghadleigh. Grid reference: SP 7668 2516. Condition: Good.
Photo (close): http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p484/aghadleigh/aghadleigh003/benchgranboroughfb1968.jpg
Photo (wider view): http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p484/aghadleigh/aghadleigh003/benchgranboroughfb1968wide.jpg

Visited on 17th March 2013 by dal. Condition: Good.

Visited on 16th September 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SP 766 251. Condition: Good.
Granborough: 26 Marston Road. W elev of thatched cott E side of rd opp Crown PH. .
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