Benchmark & 1GL Bolt, Christ Church - Derby, Derbyshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 55.004 W 001° 28.698
30U E 602314 N 5864091
Quick Description: Cut benchmark & 1GL bolt on the porch of Christ Church, Derby.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/22/2015 11:53:40 AM
Waymark Code: WMQ587
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F
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Long Description:
Christ Church was erected in 1840 in memory of Bishop Ryder, according to inscription over porch, the RHS jamb of which carries a 1GL bolt offset right of the cut mark.

"This bench mark was used during the First primary levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 217.8380 feet [66.3970 metres] above mean sea level (Liverpool datum). It was included on the Sheffield to Birmingham levelling line. The surveyor's description was No. 142. Bolt in front of Christ Church tower, near jamb of door ; 2.02 ft. above surface"

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Christ Church, Derby is a Grade II listed former Church of England parish church in Derby now the Serbian Orthodox Church of the Apostles St Peter and St Paul.
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