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Wye Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: TR 0677 4653.
Landranger 179: Canterbury & East Kent, Dover & Margate.
Landranger 189: Ashford & Romney Marsh, Rye & Folkestone.
Explorer 137: Ashford.
GPS network passive station: H1TR0646.
Waypoint: FM7255.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2888 Coldharbour Farm 120.83m to the southwest.
G1857 Sankey Farm 1.66km to the south.
2887 Wye, Corn Mill 1.93km to the west.
G1858 Brook, School 2.98km to the south.
2886 Kempe's Corner, Bank Cottage 3.47km to the west.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Isle of Thanet, 36.22km to the northeast.

Second Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1946-51)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Second geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 276.8211 feet [84.3751 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Snodland to Wye and Wye to Guestling 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 276.6193 feet [84.3136 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Snodland to Wye and Wye to Guestling levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 6th January 2009 by Calico. Condition: Destroyed.
Railings there but block gone.

Visited on 29th September 2005 by Griefmiester. Condition: Destroyed.
Found the standard FBM "playpen" but there is nothing in it.
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