Dunlop Fundamental Bench Mark
NS 4161 4962.
Landranger 64: Glasgow, Motherwell & Airdrie.
Explorer 333: Kilmarnock & Irvine.
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.|
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.
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.
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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