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Matlock Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: SK 3082 5889.
Landranger 119: Buxton & Matlock, Bakewell & Dove Dale.
Explorer OL24: Peak District - White Peak Area.
GPS network passive station: H1SK3058.
Waypoint: FM7161.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
610 Riber Village 202.48m to the northeast.
2522 Riber House 378.02m to the northwest.
11523 Starkholmes, Methodist Church 794.29m to the west.
G3574 Starkholmes, White Tor Road 818.41m to the southwest.
G2313 Matlock Cliff, Baileys Cottage 931.45m to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Melbourne, 35.15km to the south.

Second Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1912-21)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Second geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 797.2800 feet [243.0109 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Hibaldstow to Matlock, Matlock to Broomhead Moor, Matlock to Macclesfield and Matlock to Melbourne levelling lines.

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 797.2800 feet [243.0109 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Broomhead Moor to Matlock, Matlock to Macclesfield and Matlock to Melbourne levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 18th February 2017 by Earby. Condition: Good.
https://flic.kr/p/Sc9h35 https://flic.kr/p/Sc9gHN https://flic.kr/p/Sc9gU9 https://flic.kr/p/S4HY4z Got whilst on 12 Trig day out with P61.

Visited on 7th July 2016 by Orlandos_Rat. Grid reference: SK 3082 5889. Condition: Good.
Surprisingly easy find in the long grass.

Visited on 20th September 2015 by Griefmiester. Grid reference: SK 30822 58900. Condition: Good.
cant miss this one :) - all looks good

Visited on 28th August 2011 by mickandkim. Grid reference: SK 308 588. Condition: Good.
On triangle junction in playpen

Visited on 9th February 2011 by buspass. Condition: Good.
from t-uk

Visited on 21st November 2010 by LesC. Condition: Good.
Opposite entrance to Riber Hall. Playpen railings could do with a lick of paint.

Visited on 10th November 2006 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 31st March 2006 by Erewash. Condition: Good.

Visited on 29th May 2004 by RodS. Grid reference: SK 30824 58900. Condition: Good.
Centre of road junction at entrance to Riber Castle. Easily found - FBM surrounded by railings. Height tag indicates 797.28 feet above Ordnance Datum
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