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Flush Bracket OSBM 1851: Great Torrington, Church   

Flush Bracket on buttress N.W. angle of Great Torrington Church Tower [2GL]; St Michael and All Angles Church Tower, W face, NW angle.

Location
Grid reference: SS 4948 1919.
Landranger 180: Barnstaple & Ilfracombe, Lynton & Bideford.
Explorer 126: Clovelly & Hartland.
Structure: Church / Chapel.
Waypoint: FB1851.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G3458 Torridge Vale Dairies Factory 885.89m to the southwest.
G3800 Great Torrington, Hatchmoor Cottage 1.32km to the east.
G4639 Torrington Railway Station 1.59km to the west.
G3457 Frizenham 1.94km to the southwest.
1657 Leighty Water 2.74km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Torrington, 949.21m to the west.

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 340.2450 feet [103.7067 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Dulverton to Torrington levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on buttress N.W. angle of Great Torrington Church Tower.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 18th October 2015 by Brisgirl. Condition: Good.
Was hidden by a gravestone resting against the wall.

Visited on 18th October 2015 by Dusty. Condition: Good.
Photo at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4705211

Visited on 2nd April 2015 by wrose. Grid reference: SS 49483 19205. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there and in good condition.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4741339

Visited on 16th September 2010 by devonsurveyor. Grid reference: SS 4948 1919. Condition: Unreachable but visible.
Building work on tower at time of visit so difficult to see under the scaffolding. Will cheek back in a couple of months once work completed

Visited on 8th September 2007 by iainmac. Grid reference: SS 4950 1917. Condition: Good.
Photo at https://www.flickr.com/photos/31914013@N05/17076260699/in/photostream/

Visited on 8th August 2007 by lackofluke. Condition: Good.

Visited on 4th September 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SS 495 191. Condition: Good.
Parish Church, Great Torrington. On west end of church.
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