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Holyhead Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: SH 2411 8282.
Landranger 114: Anglesey.
Explorer 262: Anglesey West / Gorllewin Ynys Mon.
GPS network passive station: H1SH2482.
Waypoint: FM0519.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
S7559 Holyhead, Alderley Terrace 250.00m to the south.
S7558 Holyhead, Post Office 631.51m to the east.
S7557 Holyhead, Railway Station Hotel 947.95m to the southeast.
G4992 Capel Seilo 1.32km to the west.
G4950 Holyhead, London Road 1.77km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Caernarvon, 37.00km to the southeast.

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 118.7661 feet [36.1999 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Caernarvon to Holyhead and Holyhead to Conwy levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 13th September 2015 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: SH 24111 82829. Condition: Good.
Easy bag with Alex Cameron before RIB trip to the Skerries.

Visited on 26th October 2014 by jonglew. Grid reference: SH 24113 82832. Condition: Good.
Within small eclosure of 6 concrete posts and metal scaffold-type railings in public park on W side Holyhead. Height tag missing and small chip of concrete from top edge, otherwise good. Photos at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/TrigPoints/2014/20141026-HolyheadAngleseyFBM1.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/TrigPoints/2014/20141026-HolyheadAngleseyFBM3.jpg

Visited on 12th October 2013 by mickandkim. Grid reference: SH 2411 8282. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 29th July 2012 by Dusty. Condition: Good.

Visited on 9th July 2011 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 2nd June 2011 by jochta. Condition: Good.
Nicely located in public park with good views of Holyhead mountain and the harbour. Inside a 'playpen' enclosure. http://maps.jochta.com/benchmarks.php?id=592

Visited on 17th January 2010 by Griefmiester. Condition: Good.
Easy walk over park to this this one - good condition - bagged while staying in Holyhead on the way to Ireland for the week.

Visited on 15th May 2007 by Meirion. Condition: Good.
Safe in its cage! http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3118124 & http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3118126
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