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New Cumnock Fundamental Bench Mark   

BOLT: NEW CUMNOCK FBM SW SIDE TK 16.8M W ANG WALL 9.7M N JUNC WALLS (PILLAR BOLT REPLACED AND REHEIGHTED 1958) (ODN 367.8522m, AGL 0.4m).

Location
Grid reference: NS 6674 1539.
Landranger 71: Lanark & Upper Nithsdale.
Explorer 328: Sanquhar & New Cumnock.
GPS network passive station: H1NS6615.
Waypoint: FM0500.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G585 Mansfield, Craigdullart 4.59km to the west.
G586 Pathhead, Thainfont 4.96km to the west.
G587 Pathhead 5.12km to the west.
G521 New Cumnock 5.47km to the southwest.
G4494 The Knowe 5.75km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Elvanfoot, 29.51km to the east.

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 1206.8243 feet [367.8400 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Carronbridge to New Cumnock, New Cumnock to Ayr and New Cumnock to Dalry 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 1206.8640 feet [367.8521 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Elvanfoot to New Cumnock and New Cumnock to Ayr levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 6th December 2008 by clochandighter. Condition: Slightly damaged.
The FBM has certainly taken a knock. Height indicator gone from datum bolt. OSBM bracket faces 54° NE. GPS plate faces 324° NW. Nearby road was solid ice.

Visited on 26th February 2006 by ZanderH. Condition: Slightly damaged.

Visited on 26th February 2006 by agentmancuso. Condition: Slightly damaged.
No need for the sketch, spotted this one from the car on the way past.

Visited on 7th November 2004 by Calico. Condition: Slightly damaged.
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