MHG52980 - Ordnance Survey Triangulation Pillar, Duncansby Head


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Type and Period (1)

  • TRIANGULATION PILLAR (Built, 20th Century - 1952 AD to 1952 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Concrete tapering-obelisk triangulation pillar dating to 1952, although an OS bench mark is depicted in this position on the 1st edition 25" OS map <1>. The theodalite mount, including the concealed mountings on the top of the pillar survive well, as does the brass plaque containing the Ordnance Survey Bench Mark (O S B M) and reference number (S6678). See OS website for more detailed information <2>.

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Grid reference ND 4052 7326 (point)
Map sheet ND47SW
Civil Parish CANISBAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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