NS3974 : Dumbarton Rock: War Department boundary stone no. 3

taken 7 years ago, near to Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Dumbarton Rock: War Department boundary stone no. 3
Dumbarton Rock: War Department boundary stone no. 3
Dumbarton Rock and Castle :: NS4074
The Rock is a volcanic plug, and it has a long history as a fortified site. For further information, see the Geograph article "Dumbarton Rock and Castle": LinkExternal link
War Department boundary stones at Dumbarton Rock
The 25" second-edition OS map, surveyed in 1897, shows a series of nine locations, labelled B.S.W.D. № 1 to № 9, leading around the base of the Rock from west, via north, to east. Delimiting land under military rather than Burgh jurisdiction, these stones, which are diverse in size and in design, probably date from the 1850s/1860s.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 5 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 14 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Boundary, Barrier 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3990 7457 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.2465N 4:33.8826W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3990 7457
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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