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Alfriston Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: TQ 50735 00934.
Landranger 199: Eastbourne & Hastings, Battle & Heathfield.
Explorer 123: Eastbourne & Beachy Head.
GPS network passive station: H1TQ5000.
Waypoint: FM0552.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2436 Hindover, Seaford Cottage 39.00m to the north.
2816 Seaford Cemetery 1.40km to the southwest.
2437 Duke's Green Barn 1.62km to the northeast.
2438 Alfriston, Post Office 2.58km to the northeast.
2690 Seaford, Church Street 3.10km to the southwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Guestling, 36.51km to the northeast.

Second Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1912-21)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Second geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 303.6520 feet [92.5531 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Alfriston to Croydon and Arundel to Alfriston levelling lines.

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 303.6520 feet [92.5531 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Alfriston to Croydon and Guestling to Alfriston 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 303.6520 feet [92.5531 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Alfriston to Arundel, Croydon to Alfriston and Guestling to Alfriston levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 15th February 2015 by Orlandos_Rat. Condition: Good.
Found after geocaching in Eastbourne

Visited on 5th August 2006 by RodS. Grid reference: TQ 50717 00944. Condition: Good.
Classic 2GL FBM, in excellent condition, complete with height tag 303.65 ft. Almost totally hidden by brambles, but the blackberries tasted excellent.

Visited on 13th September 2005 by Griefmiester. Condition: Good.
Just up the road from Frog Firle, by a farm house

Visited on 12th June 2005 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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