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Hoghton Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: SD 61106 25672.
Landranger 102: Preston & Blackpool, Lytham St Anne's.
Landranger 103: Blackburn & Burnley, Clitheroe & Skipton.
Explorer 287: West Pennine Moors.
GPS network passive station: H1SD6125.
Waypoint: FM0515.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G2513 Brindle, Town House Farm 959.54m to the southwest.
G2787 Hoghton, Boars Head 1.03km to the north.
G3397 Anderton Fold Farm 1.25km to the east.
G2788 Stanley Grange 2.22km to the north.
G3396 Finnington Lane 2.44km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Lancaster, 37.58km to the north.

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 484.1464 feet [147.5678 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Hoghton to Lancaster, Liverpool to Hoghton and Skipton to Hoghton levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 19th July 2015 by VivTheTrig. Grid reference: SD 6111 2567. Condition: Good.
Parked in the entrance to the lane leading to the FBM at Duxon Hill Cottages and did a quick bag. Easy to find on the lhs using the excellent information in previous logs.

Visited on 1st March 2014 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: SD 61106 25672. Condition: Good.
An easy find on a short circular walk to bag the cut mark on Dover Farm Barn where I parked then the cut mark on the cottage, the FMB and then onto the bolt at Hoghton Holy Trinity Church.
Evidence 2 views.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/79063372@N04/12880730633/in/photostream/

Visited on 15th August 2011 by buspass. Condition: Good.
from t-uk

Visited on 3rd March 2011 by wrose. Grid reference: SD 61105 25675. Condition: Good.
A retrospective entry of my FBM visits already recorded on Trigpointing UK.

Visited on 8th February 2011 by mickandkim. Grid reference: SD 611 256. Condition: Good.
In lane left of caravan next to fence

Visited on 12th December 2009 by NLN. Condition: Good.

Visited on 12th December 2009 by IWC. Condition: Good.

Visited on 17th August 2008 by DaveS. Condition: Good.
up track on fence line.

Visited on 26th December 2005 by jameswameek. Grid reference: SD 61106 25672. Condition: Good.
FBM, loads of logs on trigpointinguk

Visited on 14th December 2004 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 21st November 2004 by bonatti. Grid reference: SD 61106 25667. Condition: Good.
Near outbuilding, on fence line.
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