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Ayr Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NS 2751 1753.
Landranger 70: Ayr, Kilmarnock & Troon.
Explorer 326: Ayr & Troon.
GPS network passive station: H1NS2717.
Waypoint: FM0499.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G125 Genoch Farm 1.32km to the east.
G90 Fisherton 1.35km to the southwest.
G4243 Dunure Cemetery 2.79km to the southwest.
G4384 Spring Garden Cottages 3.18km to the east.
G89 Drumshang 4.32km to the southwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is High Boydston, 28.24km to the north.

Second Geodetic Levelling, Scotland (1936-52)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Second geodetic levelling, Scotland, and was levelled with a height of 299.6204 feet [91.3243 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Ayr to Dunlop, Corwar to Ayr and New Cumnock to Ayr levelling lines.

Third Geodetic Levelling, Scotland (1956-68)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Third geodetic levelling, Scotland, and was levelled with a height of 299.6204 feet [91.3243 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Ayr to Stranraer, Dalry to Ayr, High Boydston to Ayr and New Cumnock to Ayr levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 25th March 2017 by WeTRyehard. Grid reference: NS 27521 17533. Condition: Good.
Nice little roadside FBM

Visited on 5th June 2016 by jonglew. Grid reference: NS 27520 17533. Condition: Good.
Roadside, easy bag. Height tag missing. Photos at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2016/20160605-AyrAyrshireFBM1.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2016/20160605-AyrAyrshireFBM3.jpg

Visited on 3rd June 2016 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: NS 27519 17530. Condition: Good.
Bagged after Bower Hill trig plus cut mark on church.

Visited on 23rd September 2013 by wrose. Grid reference: NS 27525 17525. Condition: Good.
At the described location. Nothing really to add to previous visit reports other than to confirm that it is still there and in good condition.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3683434

Visited on 30th March 2013 by clochandighter. Grid reference: NS 27526 17528. Condition: Good.
Roadside verge behind ditch. By church.

Visited on 21st September 2007 by agentmancuso. Grid reference: NS 27523 17527. Condition: Good.
Hard to miss. Parking just by kirk

Visited on 19th March 2005 by ian. Condition: Good.
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