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Stirling Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NS 8418 9690.
Landranger 58: Perth to Alloa, Auchterarder.
Explorer 366: Stirling & Ochil Hills West.
GPS network passive station: H1NS8496.
Waypoint: TP7216.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G4299 Menstrie 1.29km to the east.
G635 Logie Villa 2.16km to the west.
G686 Tullibody, St. Serfs Church 2.40km to the southeast.
S8942 Balquharn 2.54km to the east.
G4300 Tullibody, Forth Brewery 2.98km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Linlithgow, 25.25km to the southeast.

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 42.8090 feet [13.0482 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Milngavie to Stirling and Rosyth to Stirling 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 42.8090 feet [13.0482 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Linlithgow to Stirling and Stirling to Perth levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 14th April 2017 by mickandkim. Grid reference: NS 8418 9690. Condition: Destroyed.
Gone

Visited on 17th April 2016 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: NS 84180 96900. Condition: Destroyed.
Destroyed by footpath widening. Visited before going to Wallace Monument and then ferry to Arran.

Visited on 14th April 2016 by jonglew. Condition: Destroyed.
Wide new footpath/cycle path constructed, no sign of the FBM. Consensus on T:UK is that it's been destroyed.

Visited on 30th September 2014 by Oelig. Grid reference: NS 8418 9690. Condition: Probably destroyed.
Foot-way recently widened on N side to include cycle-way. Deep drainage ditch N side of fence beside foot-way. Remnants of concrete structure visible behind fence.

Visited on 9th November 2008 by agentmancuso. Grid reference: NS 84188 96894. Condition: Good.
Under hawthorn tree.

Visited on 8th October 2008 by Griefmiester. Condition: Good.
This is one of those that looks easy on the map - not so, well not when it very near dark! - located north side of road and about 35 meters west of the road juntion - lost in ivy & hawthorn - appears to be in good condition - some great peaks nearby

Visited on 12th October 2000 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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