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Dalry Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NX 6251 8017.
Landranger 77: Dalmellington & New Galloway, Galloway Forest Park.
Explorer 319: Galloway Forest Park South.
Explorer 320: Castle Douglas, Loch Ken & New Galloway.
GPS network passive station: H1NX6280.
Waypoint: FM7193.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G300 Grennan 1.02km to the east.
G301 St John's Town of Dalry, Town Hall 1.17km to the northwest.
G462 Allangibbon Bridge 2.10km to the northwest.
G302 Bogue Toll 2.14km to the northeast.
G299 Dalarran Lodge 2.44km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Creetown, 24.13km to the southwest.

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 194.9707 feet [59.4271 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Buittle to Dalry, Dalry to Thankerton and New Cumnock to Dalry 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 194.9707 feet [59.4271 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Dalry to Ayr and Dalry to Buittle levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 6th June 2016 by jonglew. Grid reference: NX 62522 80178. Condition: Good.
3m SW of fence bounding large layby; a little off from the GR. A taller pillar than the usual; height tag missing. Photos at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2016/20160606-DalryDumfriesAndGallowayFBM1.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2016/20160606-DalryDumfriesAndGallowayFBM3.jpg

Visited on 5th June 2016 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: NX 6251 8017. Condition: Good.
Used Calico's useful directions.

Visited on 26th August 2014 by Calico. Condition: Good.
In lay-by on W side of A713. A yard or so into undergrowth over fence. From large round fence post to the N it was by the 6th small fence post S.

Visited on 17th March 2012 by agentmancuso. Condition: Good.
Completely covered by dried brambles, took a while to spot.

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