SE1572 : Pivot Benchmark on Old Boundary Stone

taken 1 month ago, 3 km from Ramsgill, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Pivot Benchmark on Old Boundary Stone
Pivot Benchmark on Old Boundary Stone
After a great deal of heaving, I was able to roll the boundary stone over, to reveal an old style benchmark and a faint F cut in the face that has spent years laid in the heather.
I subsequently rolled it back into place after my investigations had been completed.
The Benchmark is shown on the 1890 OS Map of the area as 1264.4ft, but its estimated position given it's lying in the turf rather than at the top of the old BS would be 1260ft give or take a couple of inches.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 23 April, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 23 April, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Boundary, Barrier  Derelict, Disused  Moorland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Benchmark 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 150 726 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:8.9405N 1:46.3108W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1505 7265
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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