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Linlithgow Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NS 9661 7492.
Landranger 65: Falkirk & Linlithgow, Dunfermline.
Explorer 349: Falkirk, Cumbernauld & Livingston.
GPS network passive station: H1NS9674.
Waypoint: FM7145.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G672 Causewayend 1.15km to the northwest.
G112 Woodcockdale 1.35km to the northeast.
G145 Woodside Cottage 1.45km to the south.
G4137 Wester Woodside 1.52km to the south.
G674 Muiravonside 2.29km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Rosyth, 16.27km to the northeast.

Second Geodetic Levelling, Scotland (1936-52)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Second geodetic levelling, Scotland, and was levelled with a height of 333.2863 feet [101.5857 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Edinburgh to Linlithgow, Linlithgow to Kincardine, Linlithgow to Milngavie and Thankerton to Linlithgow levelling lines.

Third Geodetic Levelling, Scotland (1956-68)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Third geodetic levelling, Scotland, and was levelled with a height of 333.2863 feet [101.5857 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Edinburgh to Linlithgow, Linlithgow to Milngavie, Linlithgow to Stirling and Thankerton to Linlithgow levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 22nd September 2014 by coineanach. Condition: Good.

Visited on 28th December 2011 by mickandkim. Grid reference: NS 966 749. Condition: Good.
In Good Order but hard to find OS plate on top

Visited on 16th October 2009 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 16th October 2008 by agentmancuso. Grid reference: NS 96615 74919. Condition: Good.
Bit of a pig, even with the sketch. Under 2 inches of turf. First 'chopped' FBM I've seen.

Visited on 15th May 2005 by ian. Condition: Couldn't find it.
Need to return with the OS sketch.
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