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Newcastleton Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NY 46544 87936.
Landranger 79: Hawick & Eskdale, Langholm.
Explorer 324: Liddesdale & Kershope Forest.
GPS network passive station: H1NY4687.
Waypoint: FM0511.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1465 Newcastleton, Railway Station 1.49km to the east.
1428 Newcastleton, Grapes Hotel 1.76km to the east.
1464 Railway Bridge by Newcastleton 1.93km to the southeast.
1429 Newcastleton, North Hermitage Street 1.99km to the east.
1463 Thistle Syke Cottage 2.98km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Hawick, 24.65km to the north.

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 842.5800 feet [256.8184 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Newcastleton to Hawick and Wetheral to Newcastleton levelling lines.

Second Geodetic Levelling, Scotland (1936-52)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Second geodetic levelling, Scotland.

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 842.5800 feet [256.8184 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Hawick to Newcastleton and Newcastleton to Wetheral levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 10th September 2016 by coineanach. Condition: Good.

Visited on 10th September 2016 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
FBM in good condition.

Visited on 31st July 2016 by mickandkim. Grid reference: NY 46544 87936. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 25th September 2014 by wrose. Grid reference: NY 46546 87932. Condition: Good.
I wish they were all this easy to locate - nothing needed pruning or cutting! Still there and in excellent condition apart from a missing height tag.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4265165

Visited on 4th July 2009 by agentmancuso. Grid reference: NY 46545 87933. Condition: Good.
No need for sketch here.

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