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Sancreed Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: SW 4195 2947.
Landranger 203: Land's End & Isles of Scilly, St Ives & Lizard Point.
Explorer 102: Land's End.
GPS network passive station: H1SW4129.
Waypoint: FM7200.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
1568 Penzance Golf Links 900.89m to the north.
1567 Drift, Methodist Church 2.18km to the southeast.
1569 Newbridge, Methodist Chapel 2.20km to the north.
1570 Lower Trewern 2.83km to the north.
1566 Chyenhal 3.25km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Madron, 4.00km to the northeast.

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 467.9880 feet [142.6427 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Newlyn Circuit levelling line.

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 467.9880 feet [142.6427 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Newlyn Circuit levelling line.

Logged Visits
Visited on 1st May 2017 by wrose. Grid reference: SW 41963 29483. Condition: Good.
Nothing really to add other than to confirm that it is still there and remains in the condition previously described.
http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5431027

Visited on 8th May 2015 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: SW 41950 29470. Condition: Good.
Easy roadside find outside No 1, end of a row of 4 terraced houses.

Visited on 14th December 2014 by FRI. Condition: Good.
Found in good condition but being overgrown by side of footpath.

Visited on 11th September 2014 by jonglew. Grid reference: SW 41958 29478. Condition: Good.
Roadside location, no playpen. Height tag missing. Photos at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2014/20140911-SancreedCornwallFBM1.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2014/20140911-SancreedCornwallFBM3.jpg

Visited on 16th February 2014 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 12th September 2013 by pkbathrooms. Grid reference: SW 41950 29470. Condition: Good.
nice bag on this miserable wet morning

Visited on 5th June 2012 by mickandkim. Grid reference: SW 419 294. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 21st May 2010 by Stonefly. Grid reference: SW 4195 2947. Condition: Good.
Datum plate missing.

Visited on 14th September 2008 by Dusty. Condition: Good.
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