SO8556 : Benchmark on Gregory Mill Lock

taken 3 years ago, near to Worcester, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Benchmark on Gregory Mill Lock
Benchmark on Gregory Mill Lock
This benchmark was established in 1849 during the First primary levelling of England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 78.6900 feet [23.9847 metres] above mean sea level (Liverpool datum). It was included on the Manchester to Gloucester (Branch Levelling to Public Buildings, &c. in the City of Worcester and its environs) levelling line. The surveyor's description was "No. 15. Gregory Mill Lock, on Worcester and Birmingham Canal. Bolt in West side and South end ; level with surface." (Public Abstract p.40) The original bolt has been replaced by a more modern rivet. 2m SW of bottom gate, NW side of canal (opposite towpath), about 10m NE of footbridge.
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Date Taken
Monday, 1 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 4 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Construction, Development  Canals  Defence, Military 
Primary Subject of Photo
Benchmark 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8507 5658 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.4343N 2:13.1940W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8507 5658
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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