SX4859 : Trig Pillar, Crownhill Fort 1997

near to Crownhill, Plymouth, Great Britain

Trig Pillar, Crownhill Fort 1997
Trig Pillar, Crownhill Fort 1997
This triangulation pillar on the embanked perimeter of Crownhill Fort was one of the original points that formed the Plymouth Base Line in the triangulation of the UK. The structure on which it stands is the HAXO (a gun emplacement within an earth covered bomb-proof vault) of No. 16 gun position.
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Sunday, 22 June, 1997   (more nearby)
Thursday, 27 April, 2006
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Defence, Military 
Triangulation Pillar   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 486 591 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:24.7767N 4:7.8751W
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