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Hexham Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NY 95970 67100.
Landranger 87: Hexham & Haltwhistle.
Explorer OL43: Hadrian's Wall.
GPS network passive station: H1NY9567.
Waypoint: FM7245.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2392 Fern Hill Farm 400.12m to the north.
2361 Beaufront Castle, North Lodge 1.04km to the south.
G2334 Sandhoe, High House 1.20km to the southeast.
G2335 East Oakwood Farm 1.78km to the southwest.
G2333 Hampstead Farm 2.66km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Wolsingham, 31.78km to the southeast.

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 591.8250 feet [180.3883 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Hexham to Longhorsley and Wolsingham to Hexham 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 591.8250 feet [180.3883 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Hexham to Hawick, Hexham to Wolsingham, Longhorsley to Hexham and Wetheral to Hexham levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 13th April 2017 by agentmancuso. Condition: Good.

Visited on 28th September 2016 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: NY 9597 6710. Condition: Good.
Bolt type of FBM reasonably well hidden so glad that I had done my research and brought the paperwork with me.

Visited on 9th October 2015 by wrose. Grid reference: NY 95983 67103. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add other than it is still there.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4753635
I came across this OS description : HEXHAM FBM SURFACE PILLAR ON VERGE E SIDE RD 0.47M WALL 1.10M S WALL JUNC 3.48M FROM RD EDGE (P MODIFIED SEE SUB KEY 0A)

Visited on 9th October 2015 by mickandkim. Grid reference: NY 95970 67100. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 27th September 2015 by Dusty. Condition: Good.

Visited on 22nd September 2011 by monkey_scout. Condition: Good.
Benchmark at ground level but still visible under tree. http://benchmarks.jamieion.co.uk/post/10519256481/fbm-hexham

Visited on 15th August 2009 by coineanach. Condition: Good.

Visited on 15th August 2009 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
More akin to a surface block.
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