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Kirkby Stephen (1976) Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NY 7504 0575.
Landranger 91: Appleby-in-Westmorland.
Explorer OL19: Howgill Fells & Upper Eden Valley.
GPS network passive station: H1NY7505.
Waypoint: FM0512.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G2369 Nateby, Old School House 2.56km to the east.
G2361 Kirkby Stephen 2.77km to the northeast.
2341 Kirkby Stephen, Park Terrace 3.01km to the northeast.
1244 Waitby, Railway Bridge 3.03km to the north.
S6860 Ravenstonedale, St. Oswald's Church 3.20km to the southwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Kirkby Stephen (1912), 940.32m to the northeast.

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 304.1597 metres [997.8993 feet] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum).

Logged Visits
Visited on 9th April 2017 by Earby. Condition: Good.
https://flic.kr/p/Tte5rS https://flic.kr/p/TvCTaH https://flic.kr/p/TDwjYs https://flic.kr/p/TDwjPu https://flic.kr/p/TH8vH4 Got whilst on 3 Trig day out with P61.

Visited on 27th August 2016 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: NY 7504 0575. Condition: Good.
Parked at field gate to the SW and walked back 200 metres along the busy road to bag the FBM.

Visited on 17th October 2015 by coineanach. Condition: Good.

Visited on 17th October 2015 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
Up bank on SE side of A685 ~1m in front of field wall. Parked off SE side or road by field gate approx 190m SW of FBM.

Visited on 16th July 2014 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 3rd August 2012 by mickandkim. Grid reference: NY 750 057. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 25th March 2012 by painterman. Condition: Good.
FBM is located on top of a steep embankment it's bad to park height tag missing made out of concrete.

Visited on 22nd April 2010 by flipflopnick. Condition: Good.
There is big layby opposite, but coned off with high kerbstone. Used scrape 200 m south to park.

Visited on 23rd December 2007 by AndyG. Condition: Good.
Top of the bank on the east side of the road by the wall.
A bit boggy to reach at this time of year.

Visited on 9th July 2007 by RogerTempleman. Grid reference: NY 75044 05757. Condition: Good.
FBM is on top of roadside bank on SE side of A685 about 1m from field wall. Photo showing the benchmark at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4182233 with wider view at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4182241

Visited on 29th June 2007 by agentmancuso. Grid reference: NY 75043 05756. Condition: Good.
Parking a bit tricky on fast road - found half a layby about 100m south.
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