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Flush Bracket OSBM 8: Moulsford, Beetle and Wedge Inn   

Flush Bracket on the Beetle and Wedge Inn, South Stoke [2GL]; Beetle and Wedge Hotel, S face.

Grid reference: SU 5930 8363.
Landranger 174: Newbury & Wantage, Hungerford & Didcot.
Explorer 170: Abingdon, Wantage & Vale of White Horse.
Explorer 171: Chiltern Hills West.
Structure: Pub / Hotel.
Waypoint: FB8.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G3420 Little Stoke, Ash Cottage 2.11km to the northeast.
7 by Cleeve Mill 2.34km to the south.
G1793 Goring, Mount Cottages 2.35km to the southeast.
9 North Stoke, St Mary's Church 3.03km to the northeast.
G3419 Streatley, The Beeches 3.15km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Wallingford, 5.56km to the northeast.

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 146.5280 feet [44.6617 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Basingstoke to Wallingford levelling line. The surveyor's description was Flush Bracket on the Beetle and Wedge Inn, South Stoke.

Logged Visits
Visited on 9th May 2010 by spuduka. Condition: Good.
Not much to add is in good condition. Lowest number I have come across so far.

Visited on 20th February 2010 by Calico. Condition: Good.
No change.

Visited on 8th April 2007 by RogerTempleman. Grid reference: SU 5930 8365. Condition: Good.
In good shape on Ferryman's House of the Beetle and Wedge complex. There is now a private drive to the left of the House bearing the FB - compare with the photograph taken by John Talbot which shows buildings to the left. From the pattern of the brickwork around the FB it looks as if the FB has not been relocated. Photo showing the mark at with wider view at

Visited on 25th February 2007 by lackofluke. Condition: Good.

Visited on 10th July 2006 by dal. Condition: Good.
As others have said, it is not on the South Stoke side of the river. Straightforward to view.

Visited on 18th November 2004 by iainmac. Grid reference: SU 593 836. Condition: Good.
Beetle and Wedge Inn

Visited on 15th September 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: SU 592 836. Condition: Good.
Moulsford: Beetle & Wedge. W bank of R Thames, SW cnr of main building, on S elev.

Visited on 14th August 2004 by jochta. Grid reference: SU 59295 83639. Condition: Good.
The FB is on the SW corner of the main building facing S.
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