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Flush Bracket OSBM 2107: Somersham, Old Chapel House   

Flush Bracket on N.W. angle of building, Methodist Chapel (disused) [2GL]; Old Chapel House, S side of road, NW angle.

Location
Grid reference: TM 0776 4889.
Landranger 155: Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury & Stowmarket.
Landranger 169: Ipswich & The Naze, Clacton-on-sea.
Explorer 196: Sudbury, Hadleigh & Dedham Vale.
Structure: Church / Chapel.
Waypoint: FB2107.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
S8107 Somersham, School 1.29km to the east.
S8108 Offton, School 1.45km to the northwest.
2108 Little Blakenham, Arden House 2.50km to the east.
2106 Hill Farm House 2.79km to the west.
2035 Bramford, Dairy Farm 3.47km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Ipswich, 3.32km to the east.

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 85.8570 feet [26.1692 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 N.W. angle of building, Methodist Chapel (disused).

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 24th February 2015 by wrose. Grid reference: TM 07761 48909. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there and in good condition.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4562957

Visited on 22nd August 2014 by aghadleigh. Condition: Good.
This FB is (just) in Somersham CP, not Offton - at this point, the CP boundary runs along the middle of the road, and Old Chapel House is set back to the south of the road. Now a private house.

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

Visited on 20th January 2008 by RHW. Grid reference: TM 0776 4889. Condition: Good.
Old Chapel House, S side of road, N gable, NW angle. Not visible from road: hidden by upturned paving slab.
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