ST4928 : Bench Mark, Market Place, Somerton

taken 7 years ago, near to Somerton, Somerset, Great Britain

Bench Mark, Market Place, Somerton
Bench Mark, Market Place, Somerton
The bench mark is to be found on the former town magistrates court. For a photograph of the building ST4928 : The Courthouse Gallery, Somerton and for more information about the bench mark LinkExternal link
A bench mark is an Ordnance Survey arrowhead sign found on walls, bridges, churches and specially erected triangulation pillars where the altitude above sea-level has been accurately measured by surveyors. The arrowhead points to a horizontal line above it which marks the exact altitude.
With rivets and pivots there is no datum (horizontal line) cut, the pointed-to horizontal surface defining the datum height.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 20 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 June, 2010
Category
Bench Mark   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 4900 2850 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.2141N 2:43.7405W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 4900 2850
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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