SH9220 : Carreg y Bīg triangulation point

taken 1 year ago, 3 km from Llanymawddwy, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Carreg y Bîg triangulation point
Carreg y Bīg triangulation point
A cairn built (or at least, augmented) in the late 19th century and used for triangulation and survey. It's marked on the maps of the time as '1934 ft', and the sharp stone set upright into the top is an original feature, although photos from a survey by the National Monuments of Wales Record ('Coflein') in 2012 show that stone leaning in the opposite direction LinkExternal link
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SH9220, 7 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 4 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 12 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Moorland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Cairn 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 9271 2013 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:46.0844N 3:35.4989W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 92714 20118
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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