User:  guest [login]

Flush Bracket OSBM 1133: Stokesay Castle Hotel   

Flush Bracket on W. face of building, Stokesay Castle Hotel [2GL] - FB reported destroyed 04/12/1968; the outbuiding which carried the FB does not appear on recent maps.

Location
Grid reference: SO 4348 8254.
Landranger 137: Ludlow & Church Stretton, Wenlock Edge.
Explorer 217: The Long Mynd & Wenlock Edge.
Structure: Pub / Hotel.
Waypoint: FB1133.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1132 Stokesay Bridge 791.58m to the southeast.
1131 Whettleton Bank 1.76km to the south.
1135 Stratford Bridge 2.13km to the north.
1130 Flaxford 2.76km to the southeast.
G3455 Strefford 3.19km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Church Stretton, 10.71km 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 388.1020 feet [118.2935 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 W. face of building, Stokesay Castle Hotel.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This flush bracket was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales. It was included on the Suckley to Church Stretton levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 28th April 2009 by iainmac. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Photo at http://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/5359915791/
No sign of fb.

Visited on 28th August 2005 by ted. Condition: Couldn't find it.
Exterior of Hotel unmodernised but no sign of FB. Brickwork obscured by vegn in places - maybe try again in winter.
If you have any corrections or additions to this record, please let us know.
admin@bench-marks.org.uk