Ribblesdale Fundamental Bench Mark
SD 78290 73819.
Landranger 98: Wensleydale & Upper Wharfedale.
Explorer OL2: Yorkshire Dales - Southern & Western areas.
Neighbouring Flush Brackets
|G2085||South House Barn 851.16m to the northeast.|
|1487||Blind Beck 2.13km to the east.|
|1486||Shepred Barn 3.64km to the southeast.|
|1394||New Bridge 4.09km to the north.|
|1485||New Barn 4.25km to the southeast.|
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 1168.1500 feet [356.0521 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Ribblesdale to Kirkby Stephen and Skipton to Ribblesdale levelling lines.
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 1168.1500 feet [356.0521 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Kirkby Stephen to Ribblesdale and Ribblesdale to Skipton levelling lines.
Visited on 29th July 2016 by RogerTempleman. Grid reference: SD 78291 73822. Condition: Good.
Walked up from Horton-in-Ribblesdale station. FBM taller than most and seemingly popular place for cows to use as toilet. On T:UK at http://trigpointing.uk/trig/516. Got soaked on way back to station. Photo showing the mark at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5108542 with wider view at http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5108565
Visited on 5th September 2015 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
North of boundary wall. Still good.
Visited on 4th September 2015 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: SD 78290 73819. Condition: Good.
Easy find using the Pennine Bridleway from the B-road to the NNE initially. FBM is about 25m west from gate and on north side of the wall.
Visited on 8th June 2013 by wrose. Grid reference: SD 78291 73823. Condition: Good.
A somewhat remote location. But it is still there and apart from a missing height tag is in good condition.
Visited on 6th April 2013 by Calico. Condition: Good.
Visited on 23rd March 2011 by buspass. Condition: Good.
Visited on 5th March 2009 by bonatti. Grid reference: SD 78283 73816. Condition: Good.
Height plate missing, flange of bolt slightly wavy ~ someone had a go at it?
13:00, lovely sunny day, snow cover on ground and a wonderful view of Pen-y-Ghent
Visited on 8th December 2006 by Bagge9905. Grid reference: SD 782 738. Condition: Good.
Visited 31/1/05 by MJF. By a stiff walk, high on the moors behind South House above B6479. Alongside wall.
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