Benchmark and 1GL bolt, St Mary at the Elms - Ipswich, Suffolk
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 03.420 E 001° 09.002
31U E 373165 N 5768992
Quick Description: Cut benchmark and 1GL bolt on St Mary at the Elms church, Ipswich
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/24/2015 12:49:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMNDZX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F
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Long Description:
Cut benchmark and 1GL bolt on St Mary at the Elms church.
"This bench mark was used during the First primary levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 27.9720 feet [8.5259 metres] above mean sea level (Liverpool datum). It was included as a side level on the London to Doncaster levelling line. The surveyor's description was No. 292(a). St. Mary Elms Church. Bolt in South-west angle ; 2.24 ft. above surface (p258)."

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"The church has a Norman south doorway. The nave and north aisle are perpendicular gothic. The north chapel and chancel date from 1883.

It is a high Anglican Church and affiliated to Forward in Faith. It houses the statue of Our Lady of Ipswich. which is a copy of a statue in Nettuno that was originally in Ipswich"

SOURCE - (visit link)
Visit Instructions:
1. A closeup photo of the monument is required.
2. A 'distant' photo including the monument in the view is recommended.
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