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Flush Bracket OSBM 2053: Clare Hill Farm   

Flush Bracket on W. face of building, Clare Hill Farm, Cavendish Road, Clare [2GL]; building, Clarehill Farm, W face, 1.8m from NW angle (ODN 55.0843m, AGL 0.0m).

Location
Grid reference: TL 7781 4552.
Landranger 155: Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury & Stowmarket.
Explorer 210: Newmarket & Haverhill.
Structure: Farm building.
Waypoint: FB2053.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2052 Clare, Cavendish Road 789.18m to the west.
2051 Clare, Nethergate Street 1.14km to the southwest.
2050 Clare, Stoke Road 1.91km to the southwest.
2054 Cavendish, Stour Street 2.24km to the east.
2048 by Halfway House Farm 2.50km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Clare, 3.38km 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 180.7460 feet [55.0914 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Clare to Ipswich levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on W. face of building, Clare Hill Farm, Cavendish Road, Clare.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Ipswich to Clare levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 25th February 2015 by wrose. Grid reference: TL 77811 45528. Condition: Good.
A bit of gardening needed but still there and in good condition.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4595832

Visited on 3rd June 2013 by aghadleigh. Grid reference: TL 7781 4552. Condition: Good.
Outbuilding of quite a large farm complex, some buildings of which are now businesses. FB is on a building to the extreme west of the farm, a short way up a track, north-west of another building which appears to be disused and overgrown. FB was completely overgrown, nobody was around to talk to.

Photo (close): http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p484/aghadleigh/benchclarehillfarmfbclose.jpg
Photo (wider view): http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p484/aghadleigh/benchclarehillfarmfb.jpg
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