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Flush Bracket OSBM 1626: Burton, The Smithy   

Flush Bracket on N. side of smithy, Burton [2GL]; NW face, 7.9m from W angle, The Smithy, SE side of road.

Location
Grid reference: ST 1932 4394.
Landranger 181: Minehead & Brendon Hills, Dulverton & Tiverton.
Explorer 140: Quantock Hills & Bridgwater.
Structure: Other.
Waypoint: FB1626.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1625 Water Farm 764.85m to the south.
1627 Gill's Farm 1.15km to the northeast.
1624 Stogursey Lane Bridge 3.09km to the south.
1620 Nether Stowey, Jackson's Lane 4.02km to the south.
G4832 Glen Cottage 4.18km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is North Petherton, 14.06km to the southeast.

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 101.8750 feet [31.0515 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the North Petherton to Flax Bourton (Stolford Branch) levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N. side of smithy, Burton.

Logged Visits
Visited on 31st March 2016 by jonglew. Grid reference: ST 19337 43950. Condition: Good.
On N facing wall of The Smithy. Thick coat(s) black paint but numbers readable and could be easily cleaned up, unlike the cut mark on same building that has been rendered off face of the planet. Photos at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2016/20160331-SmithyBurtonSomersetFB21-FB1626-1.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2016/20160331-SmithyBurtonSomersetFB21-FB1626-2.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2016/20160331-SmithyBurtonSomersetFB21-FB1626-3.jpg

Visited on 13th October 2012 by RHW. Grid reference: ST 1934 4396. Condition: Slightly damaged.
House, N face, roadside, black FB on yellow wall.. Thick paint, legible.

Visited on 30th April 2009 by iainmac. Grid reference: ST 1933 4394. Condition: Good.
Photo at http://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/5359935191/

Visited on 5th March 2006 by the_cheshire_cat. Condition: Slightly damaged.
Position as described. Smithy is in centre of triangle of roads in village. Building appears to have been rendered since FB installed, obscuring edges of plate. Heavily painted.
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