CUT BENCH MARK

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Spotted this while dropping someone off on Harrogate Road Chapel Allerton.Can't find it on OS database or 1906 Godfrey map.
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I like that one hyperion :). It looks like it was very hard to spot so well done to see it.

PS. Old-looking walls like that one always interest me.
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Mark is on the 1921 map though

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Brunel here is the 1889 map showing the BM and lower down a close up of the mark
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@ b.s. Ta. I have added the pic. links to the Flickr page.

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2 Bench Marks for the price of one!

This pair of stone pillars are at the junction of Eccup Lane and High Weardley Lane, not far from Weardley, Leeds. I took the photos on February 29 2016 (Leap Year Day). I already knew of both pillars and that the one with the directions/mileages had a Bench Mark (BM) but If I did know of the more eroded BM on the other pillar I had forgotten it and I nearly did not spot it. The first photo shows the 2 pillars, the second is the side of the pillar with the directions/mileages and the BM, the third is a close-up of the more eroded BM on the rough pillar that did not seem to have directions.
The 2 stone pillars at the junction of Eccup Lane and High Weardley Lane, Leeds (taken on Leap Year Day Feb 29 2016).
The 2 stone pillars at the junction of Eccup Lane and High Weardley Lane, Leeds (taken on Leap Year Day Feb 29 2016).
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The side of the stone pillar that had directions/mileages and the Bench Mark at the junction of Eccup Lane and High Weardley Lane, Leeds (taken on Leap Year Day Feb 29 2016).
The side of the stone pillar that had directions/mileages and the Bench Mark at the junction of Eccup Lane and High Weardley Lane, Leeds (taken on Leap Year Day Feb 29 2016).
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Close-up of the eroded Bench Mark on a stone pillar at the junction of Eccup Lane and High Weardley Lane, leeds (taken on Leap Year Day Feb 29 2016).
Close-up of the eroded Bench Mark on a stone pillar at the junction of Eccup Lane and High Weardley Lane, leeds (taken on Leap Year Day Feb 29 2016).
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It's not a Bench Mark so I hope it is not minded that I include this photo of a stone pillar in the thread, which I have posted as this pillar is close to the pair noted in my post above so it will complete the pillars there. I took this photo on February 29 2016 (Leap Year Day).
Stone pillar with direction/mileage to Harewood at the junction of Eccup Lane and Weardley Lane, Leeds (taken on Leap Year Day Feb 29 2016).
Stone pillar with direction/mileage to Harewood at the junction of Eccup Lane and Weardley Lane, Leeds (taken on Leap Year Day Feb 29 2016).
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Having a meander around on March 8 2016 I happened to go to Riverside Court (off The Calls) and spotted this Bench Mark (BM). The BM is very well defined so I wonder if it has been carved recentlyish. The first photo shows the BM and the Aire and Calder Navigation Blue Plaque. The second photo is a close-up of the Blue Plaque, which I thought may be of interest even though it is not a BM.
Photo taken on March 8 2016 of the Bench Mark and the Blue Plaque on Riverside Court (off The Calls).
Photo taken on March 8 2016 of the Bench Mark and the Blue Plaque on Riverside Court (off The Calls).
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Close-up photo taken on March 8 2016 of the Blue Plaque on Riverside Court (off The Calls).
Close-up photo taken on March 8 2016 of the Blue Plaque on Riverside Court (off The Calls).
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PS. In view of liits post on Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:57 pm I went to see that BM on March 8. It's a difficult BM to spot and it took me a while to see it. I would probably have never seen it without knowing it was there, so thanks to liits for posting that :).
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