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Scorguie Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NH 6457 4633.
Landranger 26: Inverness & Loch Ness, Strathglass.
Explorer 416: Inverness, Culloden Moor & Loch Ness.
Explorer 432: Black Isle.
GPS network passive station: H1NH6446.
Waypoint: FM7203.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G1704 Scorguie, Seaside 664.91m to the west.
G4538 Inverness, Clachnaharry Bridge 906.97m to the southeast.
G1703 Inverness, Glenmhor Distillery 974.17m to the southeast.
G1031 Inverness, West End Chippie 2.22km to the southeast.
11500 Drumsmittal School 2.77km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Daviot, 9.43km to the southeast.

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 157.0585 feet [47.8714 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Contin to Scourgie, Glen Moriston to Scourguie and Scourguie to Daviot levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 14th September 2015 by Orlandos_Rat. Condition: Good.
Found whilst on a tour of Scotland. Just spotted it, inbetween the fencing.

Visited on 18th January 2015 by Aqueously90. Grid reference: NH 64571 46330. Condition: Good.
There's a handy lay-by about 35 metres or so from the benchmark, which is located at the back edge of someone's garden. Peeked through the fence slats to get a picture, but didn't hang about any longer. The road is a dead-end, by the way. Don't make the same mistake I did and try and follow it back to the main road.

Visited on 26th May 2010 by RodS. Grid reference: NH 6457 4633. Condition: Good.
Rather too early in the day to go calling, but FBM easily inspected and photographed through the garden fence!

Visited on 14th July 2008 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 9th September 2004 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
At the top edge of private back garden behind wooden fence. 51 Swanston Avenue, Inverness. Householder seems to be looking after FBM which sits nicely beside garden bench. Nobody at home when called, but camera lens peeked through fence.
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