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GridRef / VC validation tip

by AndyAmphlett » Sun Feb 09, 2014 7:10 pm


VCRs may find this of particular interest. When querying the DDb for vc / grid ref mismatches, the current BSBI guidance document on the website only refers to searches where the vc name is entered into the ‘county / region’ field. This finds records where that vc is given in the record itself, but where the grid ref refers to a location outside the vc boundary. To find the opposite, ie records where a different vc is given, but the grid ref is in ‘your’ vc, you need to put your vc name into the ‘bounded area’ field (and remove it from the 'county / region field').

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