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Helmsdale Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: ND 0362 1570.
Landranger 17: Helmsdale & Strath of Kildonan.
Explorer 444: Helmsdale & Strath of Kildonan.
GPS network passive station: H1ND0315.
Waypoint: FM7242.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G1987 Helmsdale, Church 740.00m to the west.
G1988 Helmsdale, Church 1.22km to the west.
G1989 Portgower, Old School House 3.77km to the southwest.
G4371 Westgarty Lodge 5.66km to the southwest.
G2097 Ousdale School 6.06km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Lybster, 30.10km to the northeast.

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 160.8196 feet [49.0178 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Helmsdale to Bonar Bridge and Lybster to Helmsdale 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 160.8196 feet [49.0178 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Helmsdale to Tain and Lybster to Helmsdale levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 23rd August 2015 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: ND 03620 15700. Condition: Good.
Hidden under deep bracken with added nettles but found eventually.

Visited on 17th July 2013 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
NW side of road.

Visited on 12th July 2008 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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