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Troon Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: SW 6630 3708.
Landranger 203: Land's End & Isles of Scilly, St Ives & Lizard Point.
Explorer 104: Redruth & St Agnes.
GPS network passive station: H1SW6637.
Waypoint: FM7228.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
S6926 Troon, School 770.26m to the north.
1778 Troon, Treweege 1.47km to the east.
G3298 Beacon, Cornwall 2.20km to the north.
1777 Pencoys, Forest Methodist Church 2.21km to the east.
1802 Boswyn 2.38km to the southwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Tolcarne, 21.65km to the west.

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 658.0380 feet [200.5700 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Grampound to Troon and Troon to Newlyn (Tolcarne) 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 658.0380 feet [200.5700 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Madron to Troon, Troon to Boscastle and Troon to Grampound levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 7th January 2017 by Hywel. Condition: Good.
Easy to find - the land around it is clearly being regularly serviced.

Visited on 9th July 2016 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: SW 6630 3708. Condition: Good.
A very easy find on its own piece of lawn near road.

Visited on 15th December 2014 by FRI. Condition: Good.
Found in very good condition including height plate in place 658.04Ft

Visited on 25th March 2014 by Jon2. Grid reference: SW 6630 3708. Condition: Good.
In excellent condition and lovingly cared for by the nice lady living in the farm opposite. She says Ordnance Survey surveyors replaced the stone a few years ago and she enjoys seeing people who come to photograph it.

Visited on 19th September 2009 by Dusty. Condition: Good.

Visited on 28th November 2006 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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