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Wasdale Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NY 1216 0426.
Landranger 89: West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water.
Explorer OL6: English lakes - South-western area.
Explorer 303: Whitehaven & Workington.
GPS network passive station: H1NY1204.
Waypoint: FM7238.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G3099 Kidbeck Farm 681.54m to the west.
G3098 Nether Wasdale 888.37m to the southeast.
G3100 Hermons Hill 1.77km to the west.
G3097 Santon Bridge, Bridge End Farm 2.83km to the south.
G3101 Bolton Head Farm 3.38km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Ulverston, 29.50km 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 261.0656 feet [79.5728 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Ulverston to Wasdale and Wasdale to Cockermouth levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 9th June 2016 by Dusty. Condition: Good.

Visited on 1st November 2015 by painterman. Condition: Good.
Hard to find photos on T:UK

Visited on 20th July 2014 by jlc. Grid reference: NY 1212 0425. Condition: Good.
great location

Visited on 23rd May 2014 by GIRTy. Grid reference: NY 12171 04257. Condition: Good.
Found after searching through jungle of Rhododendron bush

Visited on 20th July 2013 by mickandkim. Grid reference: NY 1216 0426. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 20th March 2013 by jonglew. Grid reference: NY 12173 04267. Condition: Good.
Easily spotted at roadside, beneath a large rhododendron bush.

Visited on 1st October 2005 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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