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Flush Bracket OSBM 1608: Bridgwater, Malt Shovel Inn   

Flush Bracket on S. face of the Malt Shovel Inn, junction of North Street [2GL]; Malt Shovel PH, SE face, 6.1m from SW angle of outbuilding.

Grid reference: ST 2931 3706.
Landranger 182: Weston-super-Mare, Bridgwater & Wells.
Explorer 140: Quantock Hills & Bridgwater.
Structure: Pub / Hotel.
Waypoint: FB1608.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
204 Bridgwater, St Mary's Church 494.97m to the east.
1609 Wembdon, 119 Wembdon Road 606.71m to the west.
1610 Wembdon Hill 1.12km to the northwest.
353 Bridgwater West Signal Box 1.57km to the east.
354 Bridgwater, Bath Bridge 1.65km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is North Petherton, 3.87km to the south.

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 39.7700 feet [12.1219 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the North Petherton to Flax Bourton (Axmouth to Perry Farm Branch) levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on S. face of the Malt Shovel Inn, junction of North Street.

Logged Visits
Visited on 19th October 2015 by Dusty. Condition: Good.
Photo at

Visited on 5th September 2013 by Hardy. Grid reference: ST 2931 3706. Condition: Slightly damaged.
Damage still evident.


Visited on 22nd April 2012 by plet. Condition: Slightly damaged.
Looks as though someone has taken the corner too quickly and bounced off the pub wall. The flush bracket has taken some minor damage. Probably happened reasonably recently as there is still fresh paint on the wall.

Visited on 10th August 2011 by gutlord62. Condition: Good.

Visited on 5th March 2006 by the_cheshire_cat. Grid reference: ST 2931 3706. Condition: Good.
Still as described!

Visited on 5th August 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: ST 2932 3706. Condition: Good.

Visited on 4th September 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: ST 293 370. Condition: Good.
Bridgewater: Malt Shovel Inn. on S elev, N side of A39 just W of minor road jct.
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