Sitesquare

2021/011
A Sitesquare believed to be manufactured by Watts

SKU: 2021/001 Category:

Description

A Sitesquare believed to be manufactured by Watts. Black leather case.
It has twin variable angle telescopes set at 90 degrees to each other mounted in a cast unit with a bull’s eye spirit bubble on the top. Each telescope has cross-hairs or crosslines. The base is designed to fit onto a tripod.
The device can be manually rotated through 360 degrees with a fine setting screw.
It is used for setting out right angles. It can also be used as a vertical plumb line to check the verticality of any upright line by tilting the telescope up and down and using the cross-hairs.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

2021/001

Item Type

Short Description

A Sitesquare

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c.1960

Sub-items

Black leather case

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

8703

Marks

"SITESQUARE" and "MADE IN ENGLAND"

Dimensions (mm)

130 (H) and 47 (dia). Weight 735 g.

Donor

Date Donated

February 2021

Materials

Steel, glass and rubber

Condition

Good

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