Kirkby Stephen (1976) Fundamental Bench Mark
NY 7504 0575.
Landranger 91: Appleby-in-Westmorland.
Explorer OL19: Howgill Fells & Upper Eden Valley.
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.|
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).
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 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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