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Pivot Bench Mark: Garstang, Milestone, Preston 10   

Mark on top of the 10th milestone from Preston ; 3.18 ft. above surface [1GL, Liverpool to Port Carlisle, Mark No. 153] =??= PIVOT MS PRESTON 10 MILES SW SIDE RD WALL JUNC (ODN 38.4475m, AGL 1.1m).

Location
Grid reference: SD 4955 4413.
Landranger 102: Preston & Blackpool, Lytham St Anne's.
Explorer OL41: Forest of Bowland & Ribblesdale.
Explorer 296: Lancaster, Morecambe & Fleetwood.
Structure: Milestone.
Waypoint: PV0101.

Neighbouring Bench Marks
BOLT Highroad Bridge 380.00m to the north.
BOLT Garstang Bridge 860.23m to the north.
BM Garstang Bridge (NBM) 882.33m to the north.
BOLT Calder Bridge 913.89m to the southeast.
BOLT Garstang, Church 1.04km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Lancaster, 17.07km to the north.

First Primary Levelling, England & Wales (1840-60)
This bench mark was used during the First primary levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 125.1360 feet [38.1415 metres] above mean sea level (Liverpool datum). It was included on the Liverpool to Port Carlisle levelling line. The surveyor's description was No. 153. Mark on top of the 10th milestone from Preston ; 3.18 ft. above surface (p415).

Logged Visits
Visited on 14th April 2014 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: SD 4955 4413. Condition: Slightly damaged.
Pivot cut mark is rather faded. Passed many times. Couldn't find a pivot at all on the Preston 9 milestone before this one.
Evidence 3 views.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/79063372@N04/13913127013/in/photostream/
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