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Flush Bracket OSBM 204: Bridgwater, St Mary's Church   

Flush Bracket on base of buttress, S.E. angle, St Mary's Church, Bridgwater [2GL]; buttress, St Marys Church, NE face, E angle.

Location
Grid reference: ST 2980 3699.
Landranger 182: Weston-super-Mare, Bridgwater & Wells.
Explorer 140: Quantock Hills & Bridgwater.
Structure: Church / Chapel.
Waypoint: FB204.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1608 Bridgwater, Malt Shovel Inn 494.97m to the west.
1609 Wembdon, 119 Wembdon Road 1.10km to the west.
353 Bridgwater West Signal Box 1.13km to the northeast.
354 Bridgwater, Bath Bridge 1.24km to the northeast.
1610 Wembdon Hill 1.57km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is North Petherton, 3.93km 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 41.0540 feet [12.5133 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the North Petherton to Flax Bourton and North Petherton to Flax Bourton (Axmouth to Perry Farm Branch) levelling lines. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on base of buttress, S.E. angle, St Mary's Church, Bridgwater.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 20th May 2016 by jonglew. Grid reference: ST 29798 36986. Condition: Good.
Grade I listed; early 13thC, substantially rebuilt 14thC and not 1 but 2 Victorian restorations. Photos at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2016/20160520-StMarysChBridgewaterSomersetFB24-FB204-1.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2016/20160520-StMarysChBridgewaterSomersetFB24-FB204-2.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2016/20160520-StMarysChBridgewaterSomersetFB24-FB204-3.jpg

Visited on 5th February 2016 by pkbathrooms. Grid reference: ST 2980 3699. Condition: Good.
flush bracket and cutmark

Visited on 6th February 2015 by Dusty. Condition: Good.
Photo at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4345026

Visited on 5th September 2013 by Hardy. Grid reference: ST 2980 3699. Condition: Good.
On buttress; the cutmark is on the next buttress.

See http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3705944

Visited on 13th October 2012 by RHW. Grid reference: ST 2977 3699. Condition: Good.
N face of buttress near NE angle of church..

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

Visited on 5th March 2006 by the_cheshire_cat. Grid reference: ST 2979 3698. Condition: Good.

Visited on 5th August 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: ST 2979 3700. Condition: Good.
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