North Shields 170/053 RLR(1971) is 11.0m below BM FB10888 NZ3560 6781
Documentation added 1992-09-10
1965-67 Permanent tide staff disturbed reported by Ordance Survey.
Documentation added 1994-07-21
A T.B.Winter stilling well gauge was installed in 1894 which ran until October 1958 when a Lea gauge was installed in the same well. An Ott gauge was installed on a new site in February 1974 and a Munro a month later. The Ott was replaced in June 1978. Since June 1984 data have been taken from a POL-designed potentiometer system attached to the stilling well.
Documentation added 2001-01-02
Recent work on vertical land movements in the UK can be found from the University of Nottingham web site: http://ukcogr.iessg.nottingham.ac.uk/~eosi/. Gauge resited in 1974. Data April 1974 onwards is from the new gauge.
Documentation added 2012-05-24
Previous Primary benchmark NZ 3560 6781 6.946m above TGZ no longer appears in the NTSLF report. Primary benchmark is now NZ 3592 6823 6.754m above TGZ.
Documentation added 2014-07-04
TGI visited the site twice during 2013. 28.02.2013 to investigate a phone line fault and again on 16.05.2013 when the site was levelled and general maintenance carried out and the compressor changed.
Documentation added 2015-05-18
there was a problem with channels blocking during April and May 2014. TGI were at site 15.05.14 for maintenance.
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