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Duns Common Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NT 76590 55220.
Landranger 67: Duns, Dunbar & Eyemouth area.
Landranger 74: Kelso & Coldstream, Jedburgh & Duns.
Explorer 346: Berwick-upon-Tweed.
GPS network passive station: H1NT7655.
Waypoint: FM7206.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1546 Oxendean Burn 950.79m to the north.
1425 Wellrig 1.14km to the south.
2435 Duns Castle 1.40km to the southeast.
G362 Pouterlynie Bridge 2.15km to the south.
1547 Chapel 2.18km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Mordington, 18.89km to the east.

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 857.0800 feet [261.2380 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Kelso to Duns Common, Mordington to Duns Common and Wester Broomhouse to Duns Common levelling lines.

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 857.0797 feet [261.2379 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Innerleithen to Duns Common levelling line.

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 857.0800 feet [261.2380 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Duns Common to Kelso and Mordington to Duns Common levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 29th October 2016 by coineanach. Condition: Good.

Visited on 29th October 2016 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
Blurb to follow.

Visited on 2nd October 2016 by wrose. Grid reference: NT 76588 55235. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there and in good condition in its protected enclosure.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5184975

Visited on 16th April 2014 by agentmancuso. Condition: Good.

Visited on 5th September 2013 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 21st August 2004 by ian. Condition: Good.
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