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Bench marks, trig points or pillars?

North Mymms Notes - No 23


Image: The trig point pillar north of Welham Green Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0
The trig point pillar north of Welham Green
Image by the North Mymms History Project released under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0
Local historian and photographer Mike Allen, one of the team of four behind the North Mymms History Project, has been researching the trig points and bench marks in the parish and exploring the importance of the landmarks in both wartime and peacetime. In edition 23 of Mike’s North Mymms Notes, he traces the history back to Tudor times.


Interactive map


Below is an interactive map showing the bench marks, trig points, and pillars in North Mymms and the surrounding area.




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