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Dunlop Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NS 4161 4962.
Landranger 64: Glasgow, Motherwell & Airdrie.
Explorer 333: Kilmarnock & Irvine.
GPS network passive station: H1NS4149.
Waypoint: FM7204.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G605 Dunlop 796.24m to the west.
G165 High Gameshill 934.34m to the south.
G190 West Moneyacres Farm 1.06km to the northeast.
G4997 New Mill 2.11km to the east.
G4212 Oldhall 2.11km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is High Boydston, 19.23km to the west.

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 510.4464 feet [155.5841 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Ayr to Dunlop, Dunlop to Milngavie, Dunlop to Thankerton and Necropolis to Dunlop 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 510.4464 feet [155.5841 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the High Boydston to Dunlop, Necropolis to Dunlop and Thankerton to Dunlop levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 14th September 2016 by wrose. Grid reference: NS 41616 49618. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there in the location previously described.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5168229

Visited on 23rd May 2015 by mickandkim. Grid reference: NS 4161 4962. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 9th May 2015 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
By communal drive to two houses. Has its own podium.

Visited on 20th April 2009 by Calico. Condition: Good.
The shrine/bird bath is the chamber below which is open.

Visited on 19th November 2006 by agentmancuso. Condition: Good.
Built into what looks like a Roman shrine. Or maybe just a fancy bird bath.
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