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Milngavie Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NS 5584 7692.
Landranger 64: Glasgow, Motherwell & Airdrie.
Explorer 348: Campsie Fells.
GPS network passive station: H1NS5576.
Waypoint: FM7165.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
11772 Mugdock Reservoir 657.65m to the southwest.
G216 Milngavie, Whinhurst 1.51km to the south.
G608 Woodend Cottages 1.52km to the north.
G189 Bankend House 1.66km to the southeast.
G215 Milngavie, St. Paul's Church 2.42km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Partick, 9.84km to the south.

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 543.2518 feet [165.5831 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Dunlop to Milngavie, Linlithgow to Milngavie, Milngavie to Necropolis and Milngavie to Stirling 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 543.2518 feet [165.5831 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Linlithgow to Milngavie, Milngavie to Bowling and Milngavie to Bowling (via Govan) levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 4th June 2017 by jonglew. Grid reference: NS 55847 76923. Condition: Good.
Easy spot on well-maintained roadside verge. Photo at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/TrigPoints/2017/20170604-MilngavieCentralRegionFBM1.jpg

Visited on 11th May 2017 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: NS 5584 7692. Condition: Good.
Easy find before bagging Mugdock Hill trig and Aux 1 nearby.

Visited on 31st December 2010 by mickandkim. Grid reference: NS 558 769. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 11th July 2009 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
Revisit for photos.

Visited on 19th January 2007 by agentmancuso. Grid reference: NS 55840 76920. Condition: Good.
Hard to miss. Just noticed my 10 fig ref was exact - that's never happened before!

Visited on 19th September 2005 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 10th October 2004 by ian. Grid reference: NS 558 769. Condition: Good.

Visited on 3rd August 1993 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
My very first FBM. Chance spot in 1993 and photographed it too, long before I even knew what it was or how it was related to the grander scheme of things.
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