SO8464 : Nineteenth century benchmark on Pound Cottage

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

Nineteenth century benchmark on Pound Cottage
Nineteenth century benchmark on Pound Cottage
This bench mark was established in 1849 during the First primary levelling of England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 131.0040 feet [39.9300 metres] above mean sea level (Liverpool datum). It was included on the Worcester to Aberystwyth levelling line. The surveyor's description was "No. 16. Mark on corner of Thomas Diggan's house, at junction of roads ; 3.31 ft. above surface" (Public Abstract p.550).
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SO8464, 24 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 5 January, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 6 January, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Construction, Development  Defence, Military 
Primary Subject of Photo
Benchmark 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8444 6441 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:16.6568N 2:13.7690W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8444 6441
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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