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Moffat Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NT 0639 0866.
Landranger 78: Nithsdale & Annandale, Sanquhar & Moffat.
Explorer 330: Moffat & St Mary's Loch.
GPS network passive station: H1NT0608.
Waypoint: FM7166.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G474 Gardenholm Plantation 1.78km to the southeast.
12100 Auldhousehill Bridge 2.55km to the north.
G475 Moffat, New Bridge 3.31km to the southeast.
G476 Moffat, Academy 3.62km to the southeast.
G477 Moffat, Post Office 3.92km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Elvanfoot, 14.89km to the northwest.

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 782.0410 feet [238.3661 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Elvanfoot to Moffat, Hawick to Moffat and Moffat to Ecclefechan 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 782.0410 feet [238.3661 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Elvanfoot to Moffat and Moffat to Ecclefechan levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 27th September 2015 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: NT 0639 0866. Condition: Good.
Bagged 1 minute before Richard Tibbetts arrived to bagged it too before Colin Crawford' s celebration walk.

Visited on 22nd September 2014 by wrose. Grid reference: NT 06386 08653. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add to previous visit reports other than to confirm that it is still there and in the condition described.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4260610

Visited on 31st May 2014 by jonglew. Grid reference: NT 06383 08660. Condition: Good.
Looks like there's been a road improvement scheme here recently. FBM approx 6m from road edge, on recently landscaped verge area. Height tag missing. Photos at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/TrigPoints/2014/20140531-MoffatDumfriesandGallowayFBM1.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/TrigPoints/2014/20140531-MoffatDumfriesandGallowayFBM2.jpg

Visited on 27th December 2011 by mickandkim. Grid reference: NT 063 086. Condition: Good.
In Good Order

Visited on 17th September 2011 by coineanach. Condition: Good.

Visited on 17th September 2011 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
Had to search in undergrowth for this one.

Visited on 22nd March 2008 by agentmancuso. Grid reference: NT 06386 08659. Condition: Good.
Found at second attempt, covered by bracken.

Visited on 23rd April 2005 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 26th February 2005 by ian. Condition: Good.
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