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Grid Square SE2246
Friday, 29 Nov, 2013 – 20:25 | No Comment
Grid Square SE2246

The Ordnance Survey list has just 1 Benchmark in grid SE2246, which is a normal Cut Mark

Grid Square SE2145
Friday, 29 Nov, 2013 – 20:02 | No Comment
Grid Square SE2145

The Ordnance Survey list has 2 Benchmarks in grid SE2145, both of which are normal Cut Marks

Grid Square SE2045
Friday, 29 Nov, 2013 – 11:34 | No Comment
Grid Square SE2045

The Ordnance Survey list has 26 Benchmarks in grid SE2045, most of which are normal Cut Marks, but there are a couple of other types, a bolt and a pivot mark. The square does cover …

Caches No’s 3038 to 3041 – Sunday Morning in Harewood
Sunday, 24 Nov, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3038 to 3041 – Sunday Morning in Harewood

Harewood House, home of the Earl of Harewood, (currently the 8th Earl, 51st in line to the throne) has grounds designed by Capability Brown. There are gardens which you have to be a paying visitor …

Grid Square SE1943
Thursday, 21 Nov, 2013 – 21:00 | No Comment
Grid Square SE1943

The Ordnance Survey list has 3 Benchmarks in grid SE1943, all of which are normal Cut Marks

Grid Square SE2147
Wednesday, 20 Nov, 2013 – 23:15 | No Comment
Grid Square SE2147

The Ordnance Survey list has 5 Benchmarks in grid SE2147, all of which are normal Cut Marks

Benchmarks
Monday, 18 Nov, 2013 – 18:01 | No Comment

I have found listed a total of 62 Benchmarks within a 5km (3 mile) radius of home – I’ve decided that this is probably far enough to cover all that I can sensibly see from …

Other Ordnance Survey Monuments
Monday, 18 Nov, 2013 – 17:55 | No Comment

There are 61 other OS monuments listed on Explorer 297, most of these on the levelling line between Skipton and Wetherby which runs along the (old) main road through Pool, Otley, Ilkley and Addingham. Apart …

Trigpoints
Monday, 18 Nov, 2013 – 16:16 | No Comment

There are 27 Trig points on Explorer 297 – well that is 27 trig point pillar locations – though 4 of them are destroyed – I guess for completeness I still have to go and …

Project 297
Monday, 18 Nov, 2013 – 13:45 | No Comment
Project 297

Geocaching is great fun, and I enjoy going out and meeting other geocachers, but after 4.5 years to make caching trips worthwhile I have to drive a long way from home to start with, which …

Caches No’s 3024 to 3037 – Yet Another Trip To Norfolk – Again !
Monday, 11 Nov, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3024 to 3037 – Yet Another Trip To Norfolk – Again !

My annual Autumn trip to Hunstanton in Norfolk (see 820, 1670, 2070 & 2,820 caches ago). On this trip I had planned a whole slew of caches for the way down, but then on 5th …

Caches No’s 3022 & 3023 – Geocaching in Space
Wednesday, 6 Nov, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3022 & 3023 – Geocaching in Space

Geocaching Rockets into Space (Again) – On 7th November Astronaut Rick Mastracchio took off from the launch pad in Khazakstan to go to the International Space Station. With him he took a Travel Bug (TB5JJN1) …