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Guestling Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: TQ 83808 16387.
Landranger 199: Eastbourne & Hastings, Battle & Heathfield.
Explorer 124: Hastings & Bexhill.
Explorer 125: Romney Marsh, Rye & Winchelsea.
GPS network passive station: H1TQ8316.
Waypoint: FM0553.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2785 Copshall 1.37km to the southeast.
G2635 Cloverly 1.88km to the west.
2784 Westfield, Tudor Close Cottage 2.38km to the west.
G2638 Westfield, Furtherdown 2.39km to the west.
2786 Telegraph Mill 2.84km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Alfriston, 36.51km to the southwest.

Second Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1946-51)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Second geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 168.7387 feet [51.4316 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Guestling to Alfriston and Wye to Guestling levelling lines.

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 168.4730 feet [51.3506 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Guestling to Alfriston, Isle of Thanet to Guestling and Wye to Guestling levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 29th March 2016 by Orlandos_Rat. Grid reference: TQ 83808 16387. Condition: Slightly damaged.
Nice easy find on a junction.

Visited on 14th February 2016 by wrose. Grid reference: TQ 83810 16393. Condition: Slightly damaged.
Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there in the condition previously described.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4925054

Visited on 26th August 2015 by superswifteagle. Condition: Slightly damaged.
Thick vegetation hence very hard to find! Trick is to look behind the lorry weight restriction roadsign in NW quadrant of junction. Top corner chipped otherwise OK.

Visited on 4th December 2006 by Calico. Condition: Slightly damaged.

Visited on 13th September 2005 by Griefmiester. Condition: Slightly damaged.
At junction on country lane, easy to find
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