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Flush Bracket OSBM 1362: Wicken, Church   

Flush Bracket on St Lawrence's Church Tower, Wicken [2GL]; St Lawrences Church, W face, 4.3m from NW angle.

Location
Grid reference: TL 5770 7058.
Landranger 154: Cambridge & Newmarket, Saffron Walden.
Explorer 226: Ely & Newmarket.
Structure: Church / Chapel.
Waypoint: FB1362.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1361 Wicken, Black Horse Cottage 1.16km to the west.
S9820 Little Fen 1.79km to the southeast.
11710 No Ditch Bridge 2.06km to the east.
1363 No Ditch Bridge 2.06km to the east.
10700 Soham 2.70km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Wicken, 3.86km to the northwest.

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 33.3180 feet [10.1553 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Wicken to Clare levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on St Lawrence's Church Tower, Wicken.

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

Logged Visits
Visited on 20th February 2015 by wrose. Grid reference: TL 57703 70590. Condition: Good.
Nothing to add other than to confirm that it is still there and in good condition.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4450540

Visited on 11th October 2014 by Calico. Condition: Good.
No change.

Visited on 18th June 2010 by Brisey. Condition: Good.
The flush bracket is on a buttress at the NW angle of the tower, W face. A slot has been cut into projecting stonework directly above the FB.

Visited on 3rd October 2005 by iainmac. Grid reference: TL 57710 70587. Condition: Good.

Visited on 23rd August 2005 by asteroth. Grid reference: TL 5771 7055. Condition: Good.
FB set in wall of church.The church is worth a visit and a photo or two.
www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1884397

Visited on 8th October 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: TL 577 705. Condition: Good.
Wicken: Church of St Lawrence. NW cnr of tower, W elev.

Visited on 28th July 2004 by iangr2004. Condition: Unknown.
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