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Flush Bracket OSBM 1128: Wootton   

Flush Bracket on N.E. angle of house, N.E. side of road, Wootton [2GL] - tentative identification of location; FB reported destroyed.

Grid reference: SO 4564 7847.
Landranger 137: Ludlow & Church Stretton, Wenlock Edge.
Landranger 138: Kidderminster & Wyre Forest.
Landranger 148: Presteigne & Hay-on-Wye, Llanandras a'r Gelli Gandryll.
Explorer 203: Ludlow.
Structure: Private house.
Waypoint: FB1128.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1129 Onibury, Bridge Farm 586.69m to the northwest.
1127 Henbrook Cottages 714.21m to the southeast.
1130 Flaxford 1.85km to the northwest.
1126 Kingshead Farm 2.63km to the southeast.
1131 Whettleton Bank 2.87km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Church Stretton, 14.32km to the north.

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 340.4460 feet [103.7679 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Suckley to Church Stretton levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on N.E. angle of house, N.E. side of road, Wootton.

Logged Visits
Visited on 28th April 2009 by iainmac. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Photo at
Spoke to owner - he claimed its still there under an extension. (I have some skepticism as he thought it was well off the ground.)

Visited on 13th May 2006 by RodS. Grid reference: SO 4578 7829. Condition: Couldn't find it.
Not totally clear from 2GL description where this FB ought to be - a possible location would seem to be the house called just "Wootton", at around SO 4578 7829 on the *SW* side of A49 - this house is heavily rendered, and there is no sign of FB. Probably destroyed (or not found!) long ago, as not included at 3GL. BM 103.2m is marked on MasterMap at E corner of outbuilding close to road at SO 4577 7831, but didn't find that either. However, examination of maps suggests that a building (not inspected) at SO 4564 7847 is probably a more likely location.
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