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Portsoy Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NJ 5745 6525.
Landranger 29: Banff & Huntly, Portsoy & Turriff.
Explorer 425: Huntly & Cullen, Portknockie & Portsoy.
GPS network passive station: H1NJ5765.
Waypoint: FM7191.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G985 Glenglassaugh Distillery 1.36km to the west.
G943 Portsoy, St. John's Church 1.48km to the northeast.
G942 Damheads Bridge 1.98km to the south.
G3994 Longside 2.31km to the east.
G4668 Dykehead (B9022) 3.38km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Rosehearty, 34.78km 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 123.9433 feet [37.7779 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Portsoy to Elgin, Portsoy to Rosehearty and Rhynie to Portsoy 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 123.9433 feet [37.7779 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Elgin to Portsoy, Portsoy to Rosehearty and Rhynie to Portsoy levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 5th October 2012 by wrose. Grid reference: NJ 57456 65239. Condition: Good.
Roadside but over the wall in the corner to the left (east) of the blue gate. Well camouflaged in the overgrowth. Appears to be in reasonably good condition.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3186233

Visited on 30th July 2010 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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