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Baseline building, Lough Foyle
An accompanying letter by Thomas Colby, Ordnance Map Office, Tower of London, to Davies Gilbert explains the purpose of the construction: 'The places for the points are marked by blocks of sandstone 4 feet in diameter, having foundations 8 feet in diameter; and the points themselves are the ends of pieces of platina wire about six inches in length, which are let perpendicularly into the blocks, and secured with lead and roman cement. To secure the blocks from every external force, and the points of the wire from injury are the immediate objects of the proposed buildings…'
- Image reference: RS-12974
- The Royal Society
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