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Ulverston Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: SD 2888 7995.
Landranger 96: Barrow-in-Furness & South Lakeland.
Landranger 97: Kendal & Morecambe, Windermere & Lancaster.
Explorer OL6: English lakes - South-western area.
GPS network passive station: H1SD2879.
Waypoint: FM7232.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G2831 Mansriggs 730.82m to the north.
G2830 Newland Bridge 1.39km to the east.
S6845 Ulverston, Market Hall 1.65km to the south.
S7107 Ulverston, Grammar School 2.37km to the south.
S0994 Ulverston, Outcast Cottages 2.55km to the southeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Lancaster, 27.36km to the southeast.

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 313.6331 feet [95.5954 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Lancaster to Ulverston and Ulverston to Wasdale levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 17th September 2016 by coineanach. Condition: Good.

Visited on 17th September 2016 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
In vegetation on SE verge, in front of field fence. GPS reception poor due to trees above. FBM in good condition.

Visited on 27th November 2015 by jonglew. Grid reference: SD 28879 79967. Condition: Good.
Roadside verge. Height tag missing. Photos at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/TrigPoints/2015/20151127-UlverstonCumbriaFBM1.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/TrigPoints/2015/20151127-UlverstonCumbriaFBM2.jpg

Visited on 18th April 2014 by painterman. Condition: Good.
At roadside height tag missing.

Visited on 12th December 2013 by Houlie. Grid reference: SD 2888 7995. Condition: Good.
In good condition and easily visible from the road, as it is only about 1½ metres from the edge of the tarmac.
Photo 1 - detail: http://www.flickr.com/photos/33138053@N02/11341643974/in/photostream/
Photo 2 - location: http://www.flickr.com/photos/33138053@N02/11341648064/in/photostream/
Photo 3 - location: http://www.flickr.com/photos/33138053@N02/11341654864/in/photostream/

Visited on 30th June 2013 by mickandkim. Grid reference: SD 2888 7995. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 7th August 2012 by Griefmiester. Grid reference: SD 28879 79964. Condition: Good.
Easily located FBM in hedge at side of lane - missing height tag - otherwise good condition, loverly quiet area.

Visited on 27th October 2008 by flipflopnick. Condition: Good.
Clear of vegetation, unlike Berntsen nearby.
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