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Cranford Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: SP 9184 7878.
Landranger 141: Kettering and Corby.
Explorer 224: Corby, Kettering & Wellingborough.
GPS network passive station: H1SP9178.
Waypoint: FM0533.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1869 Grafton Underwood 1.22km to the north.
1850 Cranford St Andrew, Rectory 1.27km to the south.
1870 Grafton Underwood, The Laurels 1.73km to the north.
1849 Cranford St John 1.91km to the south.
1848 Butlin's Sidings Bridge 2.43km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Castor, 29.80km to the northeast.

Second Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1912-21)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Second geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 305.4730 feet [93.1082 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Cranford to Castor and Great Linford to Cranford levelling lines.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 305.4730 feet [93.1082 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Castor to Cranford and Cranford to Great Linford levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 18th April 2014 by mickandkim. Grid reference: SP 9184 7878. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 8th March 2014 by ChrisC. Condition: Good.
The top is just level with the grass verge, will be very difficult to find in summer when the vegetation starts growing.

Visited on 28th May 2012 by Griefmiester. Condition: Good.
Bit of a stinker to find as it is like a surface block and level with the ground it is exposed for now
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