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Creetown Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NX 4955 5982.
Landranger 83: Newton Stewart & Kirkcudbright, Gatehouse of Fleet.
Explorer 311: Wigtown, Whithorn & The Machars.
GPS network passive station: H1NX4959.
Waypoint: FM0508.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G4207 Drumraik Farm 1.38km to the southwest.
G19 Creetown, Cooperville 2.09km to the southwest.
G228 Creetown, Park Crescent 2.60km to the southwest.
G20 by Pulwhat Bridge 3.27km to the northwest.
G227 Carskeel Point 3.70km to the southwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Dalry, 24.13km to the northeast.

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 412.2957 feet [125.6677 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Buittle to Creetown and Creetown to Corwar 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 412.2957 feet [125.6677 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Creetown to Buittle and Stranraer to Creetown levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 5th June 2016 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: NX 49552 59817. Condition: Good.
In pasture with suckler cattle. Parked near farm for a short walk along road then into field.

Visited on 23rd July 2011 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 15th August 2009 by agentmancuso. Condition: Good.
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