User:  guest [login]

Flush Bracket OSBM G278: Edinburgh, Lasswade Road   

SW face of buttress of railway bridge, NE side of Lasswade Road [2GL]; wall, NE side of Lasswade Road, 4.6m SE from railway bridge - the FB is on a wall which supported a now defunct railway line. It is on the northeast side of Lasswade Road, just south of the junction with Gilmerton Station Road on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Public access. FB facing southwest, had been somewhat dirty from traffic, but was clean when photographed on 9th November 2002.

Location
Grid reference: NT 2918 6730.
Landranger 66: Edinburgh, Penicuik & North Berwick.
Explorer 344: Pentland Hills.
Explorer 345: Lammermuir Hills.
Explorer 350: Edinburgh.
Structure: Bridge.
Waypoint: FBG278.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G4338 Edinburgh, Gilmerton 1.25km to the north.
G279 Wadingburn ? 1.30km to the southeast.
G4339 A772 - Edinburgh 1.52km to the northeast.
G4337 Edinburgh, Lothian Cottages 1.94km to the north.
G277 Edinburgh, Northfield House Hotel 1.96km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Edinburgh, 6.74km to the north.

Second Geodetic Levelling, Scotland (1936-52)
This flush bracket was used during the Second geodetic levelling, Scotland, and was levelled with a height of 372.8410 feet [113.6419 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Edinburgh to Innerleithen levelling line. The surveyor's description was SW face of buttress of railway bridge, NE side of Lasswade Road.

Logged Visits
Visited on 29th January 2011 by agentmancuso. Condition: Good.
Parking a bit tricky. W face, E side of road.

Visited on 26th December 2004 by RHW. Grid reference: NT 292 673. Condition: Good.
Lasswade Road, Midlothian. wing wall south side of ex-railway bridge.. Northeast side of Lasswade Road,.

Visited on 30th July 2004 by iainmac. Grid reference: NT 291 673. Condition: Good.
Old Railway Bridge

Visited on 1st January 1997 by clochandighter. Condition: Good.
If you have any corrections or additions to this record, please let us know.
admin@bench-marks.org.uk