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Good condition 2019-10-02 11:55 - TP6743 (Warley Resr)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

As others, the closest I chose to get was the fence to the south. Even though there was little traffic and hardly any pedestrians about, I didn't fancy abandoning the bike on the path for the sake of a commando-style raid over the fence and up the hill.

Good condition 2019-05-15 09:06 - TP3367 (Glan-Hafon)

FB Number: 10335   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Nothing wrong here, everything pretty much in order. And a spectacular spring day to boot.

Good condition 2018-11-17 13:54 - TP5204 (Oakhouse Farm)

FB Number: S4740   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

As others, used the field edge from the south for access; the path from the southeast seems to be hard to follow on the ground. No sign of wild dogs or gomls.

Slightly damaged 2018-07-03 16:12 - TP0792 (Adzor Bank)

FB Number: S7964   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Approached from the lane to the north; as suggested by others it's fairly straightforward to do so, provided you avoid crop trampling. There's even a rather convenient gateway in the corner of Adzor Copse if you're lucky enough to find it. Pillar base rather undermined (by sheep?) but it seems firm enough for the timebeing.

Slightly damaged 2018-04-12 11:40 - TP5904 (Sgurr Nan Eugallt)

FB Number: S9772   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Fabulous day of cloudless weather, views in all directions and a slight case of early spring sunburn. No complaints there.

Slightly damaged 2018-02-15 13:02 - TP3975 (Hollyberry End)

FB Number: S3086   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

As others, approached through Church Wood to the SW, and then (obviously) walked up the wrong side of the hedge to begin with. Still sporting its green paint. There is going to be a fine display of foxgloves in the wood later this year, the rosettes are everywhere.

Damaged 2017-12-27 15:23 - TP0529 (Aberystwyth)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Damaged   Score: 7/10

Clearly no repair work has been done to this; it still leans at a bit of an angle, and is set slightly askew.

Good condition 2017-10-05 14:30 - TP3025 (Efford Beacon)

FB Number: S5629   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Slightly damaged 2017-10-04 16:28 - TP2349 (Collaton Farm)

FB Number: S5635   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

All previous comments about its inaccessibility are correct; the lane is still muddy, the wire fences are still barbed, the hawthorns are (bloomin') sharp. But it's still there and still standing, albeit a bit knocked about.

Good condition 2017-10-03 16:57 - TP5829 (Scadghill Farm)

FB Number: S5626   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Easily bagged from the nearby track, but please ask permission at the farm first (not a right of way)

Good condition 2017-09-24 14:48 - TP6468 (Three Horseshoes)

FB Number: S2005   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2017-09-19 12:56 - TP4467 (Llanerch Farm)

FB Number: S3216   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good condition 2017-09-19 10:27 - TP3209 (Foel)

FB Number: S3127   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

A beautiful clear day - wideranging views all around.

Slightly damaged 2017-09-06 16:14 - TP6491 (Tinto)

FB Number: S8052   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Quick up & down via the conventional (northern) approach, on the way home to the English Midlands from a business meeting in Edinburgh. Well, if you can't divert and do a hill on the way, what's the point of driving all that distance?

Good condition 2017-09-05 18:42 - TP0992 (Balleny)

FB Number: S3051   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2017-07-20 18:00 - TP1751 (Buckton Hill)

FB Number: S4981   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

I think it's worth a point above average, if only for the fact that it's now been cleared of bracken and bramble, and is much easier to find.

Good condition 2017-07-15 16:34 - TP3636 (Harpford Common)

FB Number: S3925   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good condition 2017-07-04 12:06 - TP5010 (Mynydd Coch)

FB Number: 10331   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

It's hard to disagree with the earlier comments about this being a toughie to reach. It's relentless deep heather and tussock grass for miles in any direction, but then I expected that after being in the area slightly south a few years ago. In retrospect though, maybe a better option is to visit on skis when there's hard snow lying.

Good condition 2017-02-07 12:49 - TP19651 (Hawkeswell Lane)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Quite easily found due to soft soil conditions after it was excavated 6 or 7 months ago. Unearthed it, washed it, photographed it and then reburied it.

Hawkeswell Lane OSBM After a quick wash

Good condition 2017-02-05 13:26 - TP4244 (Kinver Edge)

FB Number: S2291   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Cool and misty, so no points for the view today.

Good condition 2017-01-11 09:01 - TP1327 (Bentley Park Wood)

FB Number: S3050   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

FB fully exposed at the moment, but it is quite close to ground level.

Good condition 2016-10-10 15:49 - TP3605 (Hard Head)

FB Number: S8004   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

No problems with parking if you're staying in Polperro; it's just a matter of deciding whether to run up the lane and through the fields, or skip off the coast path to the south. Trig sits atop a junction of Cornish hedges, looking out over fields of sheep in all directions.

Slightly damaged 2016-10-02 10:38 - TP0883 (Arenig)

FB Number: S1614   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Revisited 2016 on a Geographing trip; was last here in Feb 2004, and then in August 1988 previous to that. It's a summit that deserves more attention.

Good condition 2015-10-23 16:45 - TP5811 (Sandwell Park Golf Course)

FB Number: S3148   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Tracked it down after a bit of wandering around - forgot to take both the map and a GR for this one, so it was back to traditional methods (ie look for the highest bit of ground and hope it's there)

Good condition 2015-10-12 13:00 - TP1800 (Burthallan)

FB Number: S7906   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Couldn't find this 'un three years ago, probably due to expecting to find it nearer the top of the hill and the farm. Rather more luck this time round, with the assistance of the GPS and a few clues based on previous logs that said they'd had to wade through extensive dying bracken. On that basis, and having spotted its top from the path below, it was duly bagged. Kicked some of the encroaching ivy off it while I was there.

Good condition 2015-09-11 17:54 - TP1181 (Beinn Dronaig)

FB Number: S9741   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

A fine hill to end a long day around Beinn Tharsuinn, Bidein a' Choire Sheasgaich and Lurg Mhor. All that way for one trig? No - all that way for 2 Corbetts and 2 Munros.

Good condition 2015-08-29 09:08 - TP2685 (Cumblands)

FB Number: S5765   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Staying at one of the barn conversions on the farm; it would have been wrong not to bag this one.

Good condition 2015-07-18 19:41 - TP2972 (East Dean Hill)

FB Number: S5079   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

9th trig of the day, all collected whilst riding the length of the SDW.

Good condition 2015-07-18 19:30 - TP6948 (Willingdon Hill)

FB Number: S3985   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

8th of 9 for the day, collected whilst riding the length of the South Downs Way.

Good condition 2015-07-18 17:54 - TP0761 (Firle Beacon)

FB Number: S1836   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

7th of 9 collected during the traverse of the SDW for British Heart Foundation.

Good condition 2015-07-18 17:32 - TP5616 (Red Lion Pond)

FB Number: S3988   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

On the traverse of the South Downs Way by bike. Sixth of nine for the day.

Good condition 2015-07-18 15:12 - TP0760 (Ditchling)

FB Number: S3701   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Riding past on a full traverse of the SDW; it would have been rude not to stop and get a 5th for the day.

Good condition 2015-07-18 12:12 - TP2110 (Chanctonbury Ring)

FB Number: S4060   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

During the BHF's sponsored ride along the South Downs Way - an insignificant diversion to bag this 4th trig of 9 for the day.

Good condition 2015-07-18 11:25 - TP0415 (Rackham Hill)

FB Number: S3999   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

3rd of 9 collected during the full traverse of the SDW by bike.

Good condition 2015-07-18 07:20 - TP5793 (Salt Hill Resr)

FB Number: S1671   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

2nd of 9 for the day. Passed this one whilst riding the SDW for the British Heart Foundation; nipped easily over the gate and fence from the track to the east.

Good condition 2015-07-18 06:16 - TP3089 (Exton)

FB Number: S1532   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

1st of 9 passing visit during a 1-day traverse of the SDW

Good condition 2015-06-08 17:24 - TP4984 (Municipal Golf Course)

FB Number: S4215   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2015-05-03 16:00 - TP5261 (Overton)

FB Number: S2363   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easily accessed from the lane to the west, you can ride right up to it (just avoid the large pile of cow slurry on the field edge).

Good condition 2015-04-19 16:00 - TP2137 (Chelmarsh)

FB Number: S1978   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Gnome still there, he's had nearly 10 happy years adorning the top of this one.

Good condition 2015-03-27 12:38 - TP0766 (A' Bhuideaneach Bheag)

FB Number: S9079   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Good condition 2014-12-20 12:27 - TP6476 (Tibberton)

FB Number: S1936   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy bag - just nip up the bank from the roadside.

Good condition 2014-11-22 14:27 - TP5539 (Puleston)

FB Number: S1946   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2014-07-13 15:06 - TP1985 (Carnedd Bachgen)

FB Number: S8547   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Been up here years ago as a lad, but no record of when it was. So it warranted a repeat visit.

Good condition 2014-06-03 17:30 - TP1769 (Burbage Edge)

FB Number: S4232   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Pillar OK, paintwork a little shabby now.

Good condition 2014-05-29 18:35 - TP6959 (Wincote)

FB Number: S1981   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

It turns out that trying to visit during a damp early evening in late May isn't the greatest plan - wet grass in the field margins and a hefty wheat crop to work past. Ended up drenched & muddy from the knees down. Hey-ho. Spider still intact, but the paint job is looking a bit tatty now.

Slightly damaged 2014-05-20 11:46 - TP3959 (Hodbarrow)

FB Number: S5454   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 3/10

Have been to more attractive trigs, frankly. Industrial archaeology is all well and good, but I prefer my hilltops.

Slightly damaged 2014-05-19 17:52 - TP0698 (Black Combe)

FB Number: 11602   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Rode up in good weather (OK, I rode most of the way) and rode down trying to avoid a PROPER thunderstorm. Not a good place to be when the lightning's flashing.

Couldn't find it 2014-05-17 19:02 - TP0853 (Annaside Banks)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Couldn't find it   Score: 5/10

Having NOT done any homework on this one (unlike others !) I failed to scramble down the right part of the cliffs. From the top, I could see a block on the shore which looked the right size & shape, so made for that, but it turned out to be a nondescript lump of slate. By then, it was time to leave, but presumably the TP and flush bracket are still in the debris somewhere on the falling cliff.

Good condition 2014-05-16 18:42 - TP6085 (Southfield Bank)

FB Number: S5471   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Recently painted by the golf-coursers, by the look of it.

Newly-whitened Southfield Bank

Good condition 2014-05-02 13:31 - TP5817 (Saredon Hill)

FB Number: S1837   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Wheat crop still low enough to see the trig from the road, and enough tractor lines available to approach it with little damage.

Slightly damaged 2014-04-11 14:48 - TP0782 (Achnasaul Geal Charn)

FB Number: S9709   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

On a round of two Corbetts, having come over from Sgurr na h-Eilde in clag and occasional rain. The fence makes navigation easy enough. Some scally's tried to get the spider out; have people no respect? It seems not.

Remains 2014-03-04 12:57 - TP9912 (Ton-Fanau Beacon)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Remains   Score: 7/10

Not much left but a large concrete pad

Good condition 2014-03-04 11:56 - TP6519 (Ton-Fanau)

FB Number: S8458   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good condition 2013-12-26 12:48 - TP8581 (Cape Cornwall Chimney)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

A cracking day for a walk, Boxing Day 2013.

Good condition 2013-12-07 11:40 - TP5955 (Shirlett Common)

FB Number: S1987   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Still white (well, reasonably white) and still sporting its metalwork & plug.

Shirlett Common and Daft Dog

Good condition 2013-12-04 09:30 - TP5456 (Pistern Hill)

FB Number: S2266   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Approached from the track and path to the east, then along a hedgeline and a bit of paddling at the top of the field - the farm below seemed VERY busy at this hour of the morning, and I suspected I'd not be very welcome if I disturbed busy people. So I didn't.

Good condition 2013-12-04 09:06 - TP7162 (Melbourne)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Good condition 2013-11-23 10:30 - TP0531 (Church Stretton)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

My 'local' FBM (OK, it's about 20 miles away, but they're well scattered) and I've never been to it before, even on the occasions I've been up Hazler Hill. That omission is now corrected.

Slightly damaged 2013-09-20 15:28 - TP4390 (Leathad An Taobhain)

FB Number: 10770   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

A long (VERY long...) walk from Geldie Lodge way down the Feshie leads up to this fine viewpoint on the western side of the Cairngorm area. It was well worth the effort, although the night's camping was somewhat wet & windy.

Summit area of Leathad an Taobhain & Vanessa

Good condition 2013-08-08 10:19 - TP3304 (Gapsick)

FB Number: S1792   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2013-06-26 18:18 - TP2016 (Cassingray)

FB Number: S3150   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

The trig has got his hat on...Hip Hip Hip Hooray! Arrived to find a black plastic bucket on the pillar; this was swiftly removed

Destroyed 2013-06-25 19:00 - TP0083 (Elie)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Destroyed   Score: 0/10

Interestingly, my GPS sent me into the long grass just behind the new(ish) bench & concrete plinth, but I couldn't find anything in there either. I think it must have been winding me up.

Good condition 2013-06-12 14:30 - TP0241 (Pheasey)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Easy find on the north side of the road, more or less opposite the carpark entrance (see 2nd picture); with the verge mown fairly recently, it was almost clear of grass, although I did a little excavation with the heel of my boot.

Surface block & rivet
On the other side of the road from the carpark, and a few yards back downhill.

Toppled 2013-06-06 13:11 - TP2109 (Chance Hall)

FB Number: S2665   Condition: Toppled   Score: 4/10

She's still there, but as suggested since early 2011, she's been knocked over and dragged about 25 yards. She used to sit on the fence or hedgeline shown on the 1:25000 map, but that's been removed, and the trig shifted, presumably at the same time.

There it is - under one of the telegraph poles.
A toppled trig on a sunny day

Good condition 2013-05-22 17:30 - TP1392 (Birstall Hill)

FB Number: S4884   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

No gypsies nearby anymore (they seem to have moved a few hundred yards away onto the side of the main road) but the surrounding area is being developed for industrial units. This trig's time may be nearly up - at the moment it's still neatly ensconced in the hedge, but that may not last. Bag it while it's still there!

Good condition 2013-05-16 09:10 - TP0199 (Charnwood)

FB Number: 2964   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Trig was partially obscured by a collection of camera-wielding tourists, but it was still there beneath them somewhere. They were rather intrigued as to why someone would bring a Garmin GPS up to the top of a hill...

Good condition 2013-05-09 17:35 - TP1049 (Barr Beacon Resr)

FB Number: S2314   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

N sight hole open, original plug as far as I could tell. There's no great difficulty nipping over the fence (esp on the east side, where a low fence sits on top of a concrete wall) - but it's a bit trespassy. That said, on a rainy afternoon, there wasn't anyone about to challenge me anyway.

Inaccessible 2013-05-09 08:22 - TP9315 (Tettenhall Church Tower Cross)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Inaccessible   Score: 5/10

The cross is clearly in place on the church, but I have logged a GR at the base of the tower, as there wasn't much chance of a visit to the roof at this time of the morning. That said, two mallards appeared to be taking an interest in setting up home on the roof, as they flew off from the tower as I walked up the path to the church.

Good condition 2013-05-07 16:23 - TP0830 (Alton Grange)

FB Number: S2265   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Nothing very much to report here. Suggestions of its imminent demise to opencasting, fortunately, seem to be unfounded; there was no sign of that ever happening in the fields immediately to the south when I walked on that way. Still rather overshadowed by the trees in the copse, but that's better than uprooting the trig.

Good condition 2013-05-05 15:03 - TP6422 (The Roaches)

FB Number: S2598   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Been here several times before, usually after climbing on the Skyline area.

Good condition 2013-04-27 15:40 - TP6667 (Upper Riddings)

FB Number: S1856   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Pillar, wires and showers

Good condition 2013-04-25 17:03 - TP1022 (Bardon Hill)

FB Number: 2962   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

People complain about the adjacent huge hole. There's been a quarry here for 100+ years, and we all want to drive on metalled roads and live in built houses (rather than caves). This and the other neighbouring quarries are the last really good quality hardstone aggregates as you head south on the eastern side of the country - there's a huge demand for it. What should we do instead - blow entire Scottish islands to bits, and ship them round the coast? Lecture over!

Good condition 2013-04-14 11:31 - TP0483 (Glen Cluanie)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Given this one a low(ish) score of 4/10, as I'd normally rather be up on the hills than faffing about on the roadside. That said, it was rather tiddling down this particular Sunday morning, so hillwalking wasn't a great attraction.

Good condition 2013-04-12 14:01 - TP1260 (Ben Attow)

FB Number: 11808   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Vanessa is still there, spider still open, views still extensive. And cold.

The Vanessa on Beinn Fhada in the last of the winter snow

Good condition 2013-04-04 12:50 - TP7080 (Wraxall)

FB Number: S3274   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Most unusual. The lady at the house is clearly getting blasÚ about trig-baggers asking if they can wander into her back garden - she just casually says "Yes, it's through the gate at the side here, then through the big gate at the back, and just to the left of the pond". I tried not to tread on the emerging springtime flowers in the lawn...

Good condition 2013-04-04 12:22 - TP9046 (Wraxall Church Tower SW Pinnacle)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Not much to report here - just a great big church, with a tower. And a snow shower.

Church Tower from the west So the SW pinnacle is the one at the top of the nearest tower buttress to us.

Good condition 2013-04-04 09:03 - TP0287 (Failand)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Found the Surface Block fine (thanks Monki for leaving it uncovered) but the Berntsen eluded me, despite protracted prodding around with a sharp steel stick. The blue post has indeed gone, but the fence has recently been re-erected, and the SB lies just in front of the new left-hand post as you look at them from the road (see photo)

Surface Block lies in the hole beside the etrex

Good condition 2013-04-04 07:46 - TP7221 (Flax Bourton (R))

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

First FBM for me (hoping for another in Glen Shiel in a couple of weeks though)

Good condition 2013-03-31 16:44 - TP3796 (High Onn)

FB Number: S1962   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Nothing very special to report about this one; no sign of Yukin61, who'd been here a few hours earlier in the day. Sadly there are one or two dead lambs in the field, due to the exceptionally cold late March weather.

Damaged 2013-03-20 21:47 - TP0885 (Arlescott)

FB Number: S1988   Condition: Damaged   Score: 8/10

This one's great fun; not content with having to navigate the well-documented undergrowth & brambles, I chose to visit in the pitch dark too. Why make it easy for yourself? In reality, at this time of year, it's not too hard - climb the gate into the reservoir compound, head for the diametrically-opposite corner of the big water tank, scramble up the steep, brambly bank and down the other side, duck under some young larch trees, crawl a few yards between them to the right, and the trig is just there, the other side of a fence. Piece of cake. Wish they were all this much entertainment!

Good condition 2013-03-19 16:22 - TP3347 (Gibbet Hill)

FB Number: S7584   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Extra points for this one - nothing to do with the trig itself, just the unusual approach through the clay-pigeon range to the SE. Dodge the orange clay chips on the ground, squeeze through the hedge on the left of the range, walk up the next field edge and turn left at the top. Trig lies in the hedge at the next field corner and gate. Slightly trespassy, and therefore with a bit of an 'edge' to it.

Good condition 2013-03-19 09:26 - TP4949 (Mount Pleasant)

FB Number: S7749   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

A lovely day with fresh snow lying and big views all around. Bagged on the way to a meeting in Lingerfield. Nothing much to add to the previous descriptions, except to say that the drystone wall is now looking a bit tumbledown in places.

Good condition 2013-03-19 06:43 - TP2049 (Cats Hill)

FB Number: S1980   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

This one is a piece of cake to bag from the A519 just to the west; find the steel gate rather than squeeze through the hedge, and the track takes you straight to it. A very large collection of road cones and blue plastic barrels occupies the further part of the wood - suspect these may be something to do with the occasional Sunday car-boot market that's held nearby.

Good condition 2013-03-05 15:28 - TP4663 (Markfield)

FB Number: S2312   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

A fine spring day, but rather hazy. Bagged on the way back from a meeting in Leicester. No time to do Bardon Hill - cycling on Cannock Chase was a greater temptation.

Good condition 2013-02-05 09:08 - TP4883 (Money Hill)

FB Number: S2264   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Approached from the bridleway to the north, aross short stubble with no problems, but in a biting wind despite the sunny morning. I heard the first skylark of the year. Perhaps spring is coming?

Good condition 2013-01-13 12:12 - TP6266 (Sutton)

FB Number: S1954   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Base on the east/field-side is slightly undermined (probably by overenthusiastic ploughing), but otherwise in tip-top condition. Easy access up the hedgeline while th crop is short.

Good condition 2012-12-28 15:50 - TP0009 (Bartinney)

FB Number: S1706   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2012-12-27 18:05 - TP1957 (Carn Gloose)

FB Number: S8141   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

As a coastal trig, this is probably worth a score of more than 6/10, but it was pitch dark when I visited. Which is why I trod in the little booby-trap that some ignorant dog walker had let their pet leave lying right by the trig. Thanks very much indeed.

Not Logged 2012-12-27 17:35 - TP8897 (St Just Church Tower)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Not Logged   Score: 6/10

This log and the grid ref are for a night-time visit only to the doorway of the tower, didn't try to get in, as it was just after Christmas, and the place was locked up in the evening.

Good condition 2012-12-24 12:46 - TP4337 (Lands End)

FB Number: S8142   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

I guess mine's probably the last log of 2012, then...

Inaccessible 2012-12-23 14:15 - TP10435 (Sennen Church Tower Centre)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Inaccessible   Score: 5/10

Logged as a visit to the church door on a Sunday afternoon - I didn't make any attempt to get indoors, let alone onto the roof, so I too can't confirm the presence (or condition) of the alleged rivet.

Good condition 2012-12-02 14:41 - TP4700 (Meadowley)

FB Number: S1992   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

A bit of a muddy trespass to get to it, albeit it's been raining plenty just recently. Little changed in the condition of the pillar in the last year or so since last logged visit.

Slightly damaged 2012-11-30 13:39 - TP1060 (Barrow Hill)

FB Number: S5149   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

6/10, if only for the enormous (graffitied) steel cross right next to the pillar.

Good condition 2012-11-14 18:10 - TP0191 (Regents Wood)

FB Number: S2259   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Too dark to describe any view, but the surrounding trees suggest there isn't much to speak of anyway.

Good condition 2012-11-11 11:23 - TP3628 (Hargrave Bank)

FB Number: S4752   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Nothing much to add to previous logs - yes, it's a bit trespassy, but the gates are all easily negotiated even with a dog.

Slightly damaged 2012-10-28 10:26 - TP5311 (Park Lead Mines)

FB Number: S3108   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

Took a diversion whilst riding the Llandegla MTB trail; the initial plan was to bag Cyrn y Brain AND this one - but the mapped track towards the top of CyB from the Offa's Dyke path didn't seem to exist on the ground (or, I simply couldn't see it in the rain), so it was just this one. It'd be a good viewpoint in better weather. Sadly that was lacking today.

Good condition 2012-10-24 12:30 - TP9263 (Bilston Clock Tower Dome)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

As arranc rightly says, this dome is on the tower of the church and my logged grid ref was obtained by walking into the lobby beneath the tower. It's therefore inevitably subject to some error.

Church tower from the adjacent street

Good condition 2012-10-13 10:30 - TP0412 (Aldeburgh)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Rather like Brisey, I spent a long while hunting around on the tarmac bank, as my GPS sent me several yards astray. About to give it up as a bad job, I remembered one of the pictures showing a kerbstone, and spotted it in the right place.

Good condition 2012-10-12 16:30 - TP7672 (Aldeburgh)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

My first Active Station, and one that's pretty much unreachable unless you talk very nicely to the man in the lifeboat station and ask to climb onto the roof. Permission is unlikely to be granted, even then. Access within a few yards is dead easy.

Good condition 2012-09-30 12:25 - TP2573 (Creag Uchdag)

FB Number: S6473   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Toppled 2012-09-28 10:46 - TP1959 (Carn Gorm)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Toppled   Score: 7/10

Agreed- it's definitely fell over. And far too heavy to turn over or pick upright again when there's just the one of you. A gang of walkers might want to have a go at that sometime?

Good condition 2012-09-20 13:44 - TP0746 (St Agnes Beacon)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

The score of 'Good' for the pillar reflects the strong suspicion that it still exists inside its entombment of stones. No sign of the flush bracket, which is a pity - that should really have been re-sited during the construction of the toposcope.

Good condition 2012-09-19 09:55 - TP8075 (Four Acres)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Bolt still quite clear of vegetation etc (after Dusty's visit a few days previously), but I gave it another wipe.

Good condition 2012-09-16 16:47 - TP5155 (North Downs)

FB Number: S7758   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2012-09-12 09:34 - TP3679 (Hawks Low)

FB Number: S4116   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Maps suggest that it's on the NE side of the wall - it's not, it's on the SW side. Easy approach from the layby on the A515, with only one low wall to hop over. Used the opportunity to visit the nearby Hawks Low tumulus/ringbarrow while I was up there.

Slightly damaged 2012-08-23 17:11 - TP6360 (The Butts)

FB Number: 2990   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Slightly damaged 2012-08-22 16:59 - TP1664 (Brocton Field)

FB Number: 11490   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

2nd of 3 on an evening bike ride on the Chase.

Good condition 2012-08-22 16:37 - TP0787 (Acton Trussell)

FB Number: S1968   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Easy enough from the north - once you accept that the marked footpath doesn't exist, as others have said. Through a couple of grassy fields (close the gates, daft cattle in abundance), then over the last gate past the pond, and the trig is just in the next field. Crop recently harvested, so it was an easy bag.

Good condition 2012-08-10 13:46 - TP4600 (Madge Hill)

FB Number: S2274   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Good condition 2012-08-10 12:56 - TP6930 (Wibben Hill)

FB Number: S4186   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easily collected from the footpath that runs from Bent Farm towards the Tissington trail. It's only 100 yards off the path, under the hilltop trees. Stay on the east side of the fence, and you can't go wrong.

Good condition 2012-08-10 12:21 - TP1460 (Blackstones Low)

FB Number: S4144   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Bagged easily (albeit steeply) from the lane to Roystone Grange, by simply climbing up the meadow and through the assorted gates to the trig. To those who complain about the quarry - remember it produces all sorts of materials that we all use, from roadbuilding to agricultural land improver; it's a necessary evil (and helps pay a lot of local wages)

Good condition 2012-08-09 18:06 - TP6660 (Upper Farmcote)

FB Number: S2429   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Approaching from the nearby foopath, the pillar hides behind the hedge, just to the left of hedge/fence junction. The giveaway at the moment is a large (old railway sleeper) fencepost at the junction - use that to mantelshelf over the fence, and S2429 is 6' off to the left. I excavated the flush bracket with the toe of my boot, but it'll soon enough get buried again.

Good condition 2012-07-28 13:16 - TP6968 (Windmill Bank)

FB Number: S1945   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

No access problems today coming at it from the path to the north; the surroundng field has recently been mown, so the grass is short. Great views to N, E & S - the westerly aspect is hidden behind a stand of trees.

Windmill Bank trig & dead tree

Good condition 2012-07-15 15:15 - TP1345 (Betchcott Hill)

FB Number: S4719   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

A revisit to log a GR, on this occasion whilst passing during a MTB endurance event; as others have said, the concrete base is exposed, but otherwise in fairly good order.

Good condition 2012-07-14 14:38 - TP2704 (Cwm Head Farm)

FB Number: S5430   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Nothing substantive to add to previous logs - pillar in good condition, although the concrete base is partly exposed. Original plug intact.

Cwm Head trig

Good condition 2012-06-25 18:09 - TP0676 (Kellie Law)

FB Number: S1611   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

It's an easy walk, through the cattle fields. via the track from Carnbee to this trig and the adjacent cairn (heavily damaged by the same cattle) on the very top of the hill.

Good condition 2012-06-24 17:33 - TP4364 (Largo Law)

FB Number: S3152   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Up via the signed route from the cemetery, but there's some evidence of the track from the road to the south at NO429038 also being used (including two lads who descended that way as I passed the barns.) The steep path above the wind turbine would be proper slippery in the wet. It's a fine little hill for something less than 1000', with extensive views all around. Trig in good order.

Good condition 2012-06-19 17:05 - TP0942 (Axe Edge)

FB Number: S2766   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

A visit taken on the way back from a meeting in Buxton. Top weather, and top views over much of the western Peak District.

Good condition 2012-06-13 16:10 - TP4452 (Little Stoke)

FB Number: S2009   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

It's an easy stroll up from the B5027, once you've found the layby to park in; the road is narrow & rather winding. Trig lies next to a water trough, and is in full view of the nearby Hollywood Cottage. With no livestock in the field, there doesn't seem to be any access problem.

Good condition 2012-05-25 15:14 - TP1692 (Brough Hall)

FB Number: S1961   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Brough Hall trig in the sunshine

Good condition 2012-05-25 13:48 - TP5535 (Prospect Hill)

FB Number: S1953   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Easily approached from the road to the east, so long as you stick to the field edge and don't trample the crops. No sign of badgers, but there's what looks like a pretty active rabbit warren in the trees. I got a reasonable GPS location.

Good condition 2012-05-13 10:52 - TP1683 (Broomcroft)

FB Number: S4726   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

7/10, if only for entertainment value in getting there. Not having read up about the trig first, I went for the direct approach through the fields from the road corner to the southwest. Big mistake. As others have recorded, there are several fences to negotiate, all of them 5' high, and all requiring me to drop the dog over first, then follow him; he was getting a bit brassed off by the time we arrived. Climbing them isn't too bad if you're reasonably agile, but it's a long drop for a spaniel... We came back through the wood to the northwest side, where there's a vestigial track to the bridleway at SJ56410105.

Broomcroft in a horse-free field

Destroyed 2012-05-07 15:52 - TP4856 (Moel Fferna)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Destroyed   Score: 5/10

A few lumps of the pillar (or the base) are still incorporated into the shelter wall at the summit of this rather peaty hill - otherwise no sign of the trig found, without scratching around in the mud.

Good condition 2012-05-05 15:23 - TP1731 (Bryn Du)

FB Number: S3109   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

A rarely-visited trig, partly due to the fact that it's in the middle of nowhere much, and partly the fact that it involves wading through a fair bit of deep heather. The 'Private' signs are almost certainly related to the use of the moor for grouse breeding, although it's not very actively managed at present (mostly deep and old heather, rather than the burnt and cut variety). Father Ted's noisy birds with long curved beaks will presumably have been Curlews.

Good condition 2012-04-26 12:02 - TP0866 (Ard A'Mhorain)

FB Number: S8994   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Visited on a smashing day in April 2012 when the rest of the country drowned in April showers. This trig is now part of the 'tourist trail' being popularised by Monty Hall's TV series of a couple of years ago - which should be a good thing, as more people will get to see this fabulous area.

Good condition 2012-04-25 21:11 - TP4908 (Moor Hill (Berneray Island))

FB Number: S8986   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

A superb day for visiting a suberb wee trig point that overlooks some great land- and sea-scapes. A place to return to.

Bright sunshine on the trig and the sea

Good condition 2012-04-20 15:43 - TP4670 (Marrival)

FB Number: S6082   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

A fine afternoon walk over Maireabhal, then north through the bogland to Sgurr an D¨in above Solas.

Good condition 2012-04-18 17:26 - TP1294 (Ben Scolpaig)

FB Number: S8984   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

I removed the rope that MickandKim found her last year - no need for that to stay wrapped around the trig.

Unreachable but visible 2012-04-17 16:31 - TP6067 (South Clettraval)

FB Number: S8985   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 4/10

No luck with the gate being open, despite a couple of ascents of the hill while we stayed in a cottage beside the loch at the shore. Oh well, maybe next time?

Good condition 2012-04-11 08:32 - TP1675 (Broom Farm)

FB Number: S7157   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Toppled 2012-04-08 18:35 - TP1246 (Belle Vue)

FB Number: S1848   Condition: Toppled   Score: 2/10

Confirmed as moved from its original location to the side of the field; now lying on its side (a sad sight) at SJ8306909092 beside a stretch of hedge, overlooked by a childrens' nursery and a house.

Toppled & moved to the field edge A sad sight - it just don't seem right to be on its side.
Lying at the side of the hedge

Good condition 2012-04-01 12:19 - TP0677 (Mount Battock)

FB Number: S1584   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good condition 2012-03-31 11:34 - TP6385 (The Goet)

FB Number: S6957   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good condition 2012-03-30 11:17 - TP2832 (Driesh)

FB Number: S7055   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Fabulous weather on the last-but-one day of March (shorts and t-shirts) with views to the distant Lochnagar and Braeriach.

Good condition 2012-03-22 11:57 - TP7021 (Wolgarston)

FB Number: NONE   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Access is actually quite easy via a gate a couple of hundred yards back along the main road towards Penkridge. Beware the electric fence in the pasture though...

Good condition 2012-03-18 10:55 - TP6804 (West Down Beacon)

FB Number: S3755   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Unreachable but visible 2012-03-16 13:06 - TP1815 (Bushbury Hill Resr)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 7/10

7/10, if only for its unique position. As others have experienced, there's little chance of actually getting to this one, unless you're lucky enough to drop by while there's someone (obliging) from Severn Trent on site, who's prepared to bend the rules a bit. Or else you have to do a lightning raid over the steel fence and up the reservoir wall. No chance of that in cycling shoes!

Good condition 2012-03-07 21:35 - TP3734 (Henmoor Hill)

FB Number: S1935   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

A skulking, nighttime visit, under the cover of darkness, which involved a certain amount of crawling around under the wrong hedge very close to the farm & barns. When I found the right field, the trig was an easy 'bag'.The views were extensive, but mostly of villages and the West Mids lit up by their streetlights.

Good condition 2012-01-28 11:10 - TP5259 (Overley Hill)

FB Number: S1912   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

A low score due to its position, but at least the Severn Partnership had the nous to rescue it from its original location when the new road was built.

Good condition 2012-01-27 16:45 - TP0187 (Havannah)

FB Number: NONE   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

First visit to be logged for 16 months - the block is still there, and still exposed. No problems finding it (isn't GPS great?) but as several people have said, it's not a place to hang around, being right by the side of a busy road.

Good condition 2012-01-15 13:35 - TP4898 (Monument Hill)

FB Number: S1919   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good condition 2012-01-15 13:33 - TP7389 (Lilleshall Monument )

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2011-12-28 14:25 - TP4363 (Mogg Forest)

FB Number: 11444   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2011-12-25 15:23 - TP1509 (Blymhill)

FB Number: S1899   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

No view from here - just the back of a hedge. I cleared a lot of moss and undergrowth from around the pillar, which is in good nick with original plug intact.

Good condition 2011-12-03 15:25 - TP5966 (Shray Hill)

FB Number: S3093   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2011-11-26 14:23 - TP1622 (Brickyard Field)

FB Number: S5064   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Easy one to bag from a field gate to the WSW on the lane to Condover.

Good condition 2011-11-26 12:53 - TP2058 (Causeway Wood)

FB Number: S2310   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy walk from the road to the SW - there's a well-used track all along the ridge, following the stone wall.

Destroyed 2011-11-26 11:32 - TP6398 (The Lawley)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Destroyed   Score: 6/10

Latest of many visits up here, but few of them were as windy as this day. As reported for years, the trig's long gone, with just a couple of angle irons remaining in the concrete base.

Good condition 2011-11-11 09:57 - TP4474 (Llanmadoc Hill)

FB Number: S2384   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Done as a bike ride along with Ryer's Down, before the rain set in and we repaired to Mumbles for some retail therapy.

Good condition 2011-11-11 09:21 - TP5785 (Ryers Down)

FB Number: S2383   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Done on a bike ride from Llanmadoc, along with Llanmadoc Hill, on a Friday morning before heavy rain arrived.

Good condition 2011-11-10 14:53 - TP5662 (Rhossili Down)

FB Number: S2388   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Good condition 2011-11-04 08:28 - TP6870 (Whiston Hall)

FB Number: S1849   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

This is now no longer quite so buried under the gorse - I took a pair of garden cutters with me this morning, and cut the vegetation back quite hard. That's re-exposed the top plug nicely.

Good condition 2011-10-29 13:44 - TP4446 (Little London)

FB Number: S5428   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2011-10-23 15:30 - TP0724 (Malvern)

FB Number: 2974   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Giving this one a high score for the views (despite it not being a Munro, obviously) and for the fact that we tripped up there today with our 84 year old father, who had a great day out. Trig in good condition, but as others have said, the toposcope attracts more attention. How odd.

Good condition 2011-10-21 12:50 - TP5243 (Orton Hill)

FB Number: S1840   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

The Landranger 1:50K map has this one down as being east of the bridleway; it's actually just to the west of the track, and right beside the hedge.

Good condition 2011-09-27 18:13 - TP2129 (Chase Pool Lodge)

FB Number: S1881   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Toppled 2011-09-02 08:00 - TP1480 (Blakehowe)

FB Number: S6329   Condition: Toppled   Score: 4/10

Confirmed as moved from the middle of the arable field, to a trackside location (adjacent to a water tanker in summer 2011). After several minutes wandering mystifid around the field, I then spotted it away to the south.

Good condition 2011-08-28 18:30 - TP3194 (Flamborough)

FB Number: S6327   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2011-08-09 17:19 - TP0785 (Ackleton)

FB Number: S1882   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

No rights of way close by, and a sign to suggest the landowner would prefer to keep walkers away. Sometimes you just have to feign short-sightedness.

Good condition 2011-07-19 08:38 - TP6207 (Stone Beds)

FB Number: S8226   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easily visited, but be prepared to be stopped and questioned by (armed) police if you visit this one...

Good condition 2011-07-14 19:36 - TP4524 (Long Mount)

FB Number: S5201   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Good condition 2011-07-14 19:08 - TP4292 (Knolls)

FB Number: S5208   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2011-07-03 18:57 - TP0861 (Apley Terrace)

FB Number: S1877   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

TP heavily buried in summer vegetation, but nothing that a bit of kicking at nettles and undergrowth couldn't clear away.

Good condition 2011-07-02 15:20 - TP3695 (Hazler Hill)

FB Number: S5200   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2011-06-23 19:23 - TP4511 (Lodge Hill)

FB Number: S1847   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Close to home, visitable anytime.

Good condition 2011-06-18 13:04 - TP5447 (Pillar)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Visited after an abortive attempt to do New West on Pillar Rock. That was still wet after the previous day's rain, so we skulked up Slab & Notch instead, to complete Trevor's English & Welsh 2000's. Now there's only the Munros, Tops, Corbetts & a few Wainwrights to finish.

Good condition 2011-06-02 16:03 - TP1006 (Banc-Y-Warren)

FB Number: S5807   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Trig in good condition; situated at the top of hill with no clear public access, but not hard to get to by climbing a couple of field gates.

Good condition 2011-06-02 11:17 - TP1987 (Carnedd Meibion-Owen)

FB Number: S5853   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Not often visited, judging by the lack of path to the trig. Good viewpoint for Mynydd Carningli to the WNW.

Damaged 2011-03-05 13:43 - TP1283 (Ben Lomond)

FB Number: S1594   Condition: Damaged   Score: 5/10

The pillar sits on its plinth in the middle of large area of bare rock (eroded by walkers), with several pieces of the concrete missing from the lower corners.

Toppled 2011-03-04 15:44 - TP7425 (Beinn Bhuidhe)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Toppled   Score: 4/10

Arrived in thick mist, to find the pillar long-since knocked over (by a lightning strike, possibly)

Slightly damaged 2011-02-20 15:45 - TP3598 (Hanging Hill)

FB Number: S3123   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

Base slightly undermined, but the pillar itself seems in reasonable condition.

Good condition 2011-01-18 15:26 - TP2956 (Earls Hill)

FB Number: S4753   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2011-01-15 15:13 - TP7082 (Wrockwardine Wood)

FB Number: S1913   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Dull day, damp woods, a neglected pillar

Good condition 2010-09-18 12:00 - TP2124 (Charlton Hill)

FB Number: S1920   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2010-06-03 11:49 - TP1281 (Ben Lawers)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Part of a long(ish) day out on the Ben Lawers ridge, doing the 5 main Munros from Glen Lyon.

Good condition 2010-04-22 18:00 - TP6499 (Tittesworth Farm)

FB Number: S3897   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2010-04-04 12:00 - TP2784 (Dinas Island)

FB Number: S5848   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Good condition 2010-03-16 17:45 - TP6992 (Windycote)

FB Number: S2018   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

I was 'ere, albeit later in the day than Mudpug. And it was muddy to boot.

Good condition 2010-02-19 16:23 - TP7072 (Wormhill)

FB Number: S4147   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good covering of snow - this visit was primarily to photograph the nearby tumulus for the Geograph project.

Good condition 2010-02-17 17:10 - TP0947 (Babworth Farm)

FB Number: S4831   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

A cold, damp and bleak day for weather; trig visited after a rather boring meeting in nearby offices.

Good condition 2010-01-03 11:00 - TP4854 (Moel Bentyrch)

FB Number: 10347   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

A great little hill, that I've often passed by on the way to larger things further west; it's well worth an hour's walk for the view from here, and the improbable footpath that finds its way back down the eastern scarp of the hill.

Good condition 2009-12-13 16:00 - TP5609 (Red Hill)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Good condition 2009-11-08 12:00 - TP3518 (Grindle Farm)

FB Number: S1857   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Good condition 2009-09-20 11:00 - TP6185 (Stiperstones)

FB Number: S1523   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Visited this one several times, and passed by it on the Long Mynd Hike on two occasions.

Good condition 2009-08-09 10:39 - TP6173 (Stein Head)

FB Number: S8232   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Seaside trigs are almost as good as Munro-top ones. And a lot easier to bag!

Good condition 2009-07-22 17:30 - TP6801 (West Beech)

FB Number: S1841   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Good condition 2009-07-15 12:00 - TP5644 (Rhial Gwm)

FB Number: 10339   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Clearly a little-visited summit in mid Wales; this was a Geographing trip on a decent summer's day, but I had the whole area to myself as far as I could tell. Long may it last.

Slightly damaged 2009-06-18 15:00 - TP1625 (Bridgnorth)

FB Number: S1931   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

I have family living nearby, so the chance to combine a dog walk with a trig visit was too good to miss. If you're passing, check out The Hermitage caves just to the north.

Good condition 2009-05-29 13:02 - TP3372 (Glas Maol)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good condition 2009-05-25 12:00 - TP2303 (Coalyard Hill)

FB Number: S3151   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Good condition 2009-05-17 12:00 - TP2483 (Crackley Bank)

FB Number: S1898   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Can't give this a high score, despite it being very local to me, as it's so buried in a rather dense wood.

Good condition 2009-03-28 15:16 - TP5893 (Sgurr An Fhuarain)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Good condition 2009-03-14 15:30 - TP6663 (Upper Hollicott)

FB Number: S1993   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2009-02-15 12:00 - TP5049 (Mynydd-Y-Glyn)

FB Number: S4727   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Destroyed 2009-02-07 12:00 - TP1701 (Brown Clee Hill)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Destroyed   Score: 7/10

Slightly damaged 2009-02-01 12:00 - TP1869 (Cairnsmore Of Fleet)

FB Number: S1561   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Visited on a cold day in early Feb, whilst picking up 'other' hills in Galloway, and taking photos for Geograph

Good condition 2009-01-31 15:30 - TP4748 (Meaul)

FB Number: S7987   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good condition 2009-01-31 14:30 - TP2433 (Corserine)

FB Number: S7972   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2009-01-31 12:00 - TP4758 (Meikle Millyea)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good condition 2009-01-17 12:00 - TP2416 (Corndon Beacon)

FB Number: S5203   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Corndon's a local(ish) hill, and have been up several times, including a couple of middle-of-the-night visits whilst doing the Long Mynd Hike. The views can be brilliant at 1am, provided it's a clear night. Must bivi up there sometime.

Slightly damaged 2009-01-10 12:00 - TP0712 (Wrekin)

FB Number: 2980   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

The Wrekin - a good walk or a (toughish) bike ride. have done both many times, at day and night.

Good condition 2008-12-28 12:00 - TP6235 (Struddick)

FB Number: S3483   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2008-12-21 12:00 - TP6555 (Town Hill)

FB Number: 10342   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

A slightly gloomy day, but the trig & monument needed photographing for a Geograph First, so you can't always be picky about these things.

Good condition 2008-11-15 09:30 - TP1842 (Cae-Du Farm)

FB Number: S6349   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

A perfectly normal concrete pillar in a hedge on the side of a lane; 'bagged' from the village while waiting for the 2008 Real Ale Wobble mtb event to start.

Good condition 2008-10-31 12:00 - TP5027 (Mynydd Mawr)

FB Number: S3095   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good condition 2008-09-21 16:00 - TP1161 (Beinn Bhreac)

FB Number: S6178   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2008-09-20 12:00 - TP1287 (Ben More)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Took no pictures on the summit, only on the descent.

Good condition 2008-08-24 12:00 - TP4215 (Kincraig Hill)

FB Number: S3161   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2008-08-10 12:00 - TP6846 (Weston Heath)

FB Number: S197   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

In perfectly good order when I visited, geographing this square. Sounds like the tractor strike is a recent issue, I can check this out again sometime soon.

Slightly damaged 2008-05-02 18:00 - TP5916 (Sharpah)

FB Number: S5498   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Passed this in the middle of an evening MTB riding, on the way home to Shrops from a meeting in Harrogate (work isn't always a bad thing!)

Good condition 2008-02-17 12:00 - TP1647 (Broad Law)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

The second of two days Corbett-bagging from the Gameshope bothy.

Good condition 2008-02-16 12:00 - TP3648 (Hart Fell)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

On of two Corbetts done today from the Gameshope bothy (which is a cold place in the winter)

Good condition 2007-12-26 12:28 - TP1951 (Carn Fadryn)

FB Number: S8325   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

My photos show the pillar as yellow, as reported by many visitors. Unusual, but not offensive.

Slightly damaged 2007-06-29 12:00 - TP0911 (Askival)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Good condition 2007-06-01 12:00 - TP0845 (An Sgurr (Eigg))

FB Number: 10318   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Can't remember the exact date, but I do remember the visit - as the SMC book quite rightly says, this is one of the most magical places in the Western Isles. A beautifully positioned Vanessa pillar, close enough to the edge of a 800' drop to give my wife (and the dog by proxy) a dose of the heeby-jeebies.

Slightly damaged 2007-05-15 12:00 - TP1988 (Carnedd Moel Siabod)

FB Number: S7317   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Towards the end of a 2-day backpacking trip from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Betws Y Coed with our little dog. A great weekend out for both of us.

Good condition 2007-03-24 18:00 - TP4926 (Morrone)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

A evening ascent by bike from one of the hostels in Braemar, following a long walk in & out of Derry Cairngorm earlier in the day.

Good condition 2007-03-22 13:00 - TP1166 (Beinn Bhrotain)

FB Number: 10763   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2006-08-27 11:00 - TP4723 (Meall Chaordie)

FB Number: S6966   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2006-02-14 14:30 - TP5910 (Shalloch On Minnoch)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

2 Corbetts and 2 trigs in a day.

Slightly damaged 2006-02-14 12:00 - TP4777 (Merrick)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2006-01-15 12:00 - TP0689 (Criffell)

FB Number: S1557   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Good condition 2005-12-27 12:00 - TP3393 (Goat Fell)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Our little dog's first Corbett

Slightly damaged 2005-05-31 13:30 - TP6023 (Slioch)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 10/10

Got to give this a score of 10, as it's on (arguably) the finest Munro in the area, and there's a fair bit of competition locally...

Good condition 2005-04-25 14:00 - TP1142 (Beinn A Chrulaiste)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Damaged 2005-04-23 16:30 - TP5761 (Ruadh Stac Mor)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Damaged   Score: 10/10

The last Munro of a very long day on the Fisherfield 6, using Shenavall as a base.

Damaged 2005-04-22 13:00 - TP0858 (Anteallach)

FB Number: S3706   Condition: Damaged   Score: 10/10

Picked up this trig and the Munro, on the way in to Shenavall bothy for a weekend doing the 'Big Fisherfield 6' on the Saturday.

Good condition 2004-09-25 12:00 - TP3373 (Glas Tulaichean)

FB Number: S9411   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

'Bagged' along with several Munros during a superb weekend camping at the ruined Altanour Lodge.

Good condition 2003-09-28 14:00 - TP5901 (Sgurr Na Lapaich)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

The 11th Munro of 12 in a 3-day weekend backpacking walk around the skyline of Loch Mullardoch

Good condition 2003-09-28 09:45 - TP0847 (An Socach)

FB Number: S9762   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

The ninth Munro of 12 in a 3-day weekend backpacking walk around the skyline of Loch Mullardoch

Good condition 2003-09-26 15:30 - TP1949 (Carn Eige)

FB Number: S3465   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

The third Munro of 12 in a 3-day weekend backpacking walk around the skyline of Loch Mullardoch.

Slightly damaged 2003-09-26 10:30 - TP6505 (Toll Creagach)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

First Munro of 12 in a 3-day weekend backpacking walk around the skyline of Loch Mullardoch

Good condition 2003-05-30 14:00 - TP5891 (Sgurr A Choire Ghlais)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Visited as part of a round of the 'Strathfarrar Four' Munros - a grand day out.

Slightly damaged 2003-03-30 15:00 - TP3484 (Green Lowther)

FB Number: S6131   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

A quick trip up here from Wanlockhead on the way back from a weekend in the 'gorms with Trevor. Picked up Lowther Hill too.

Good condition 2003-03-12 12:00 - TP4504 (Lochnagar)

FB Number: S8754   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Damaged 2002-09-29 12:00 - TP1258 (Ben Alder)

FB Number: S1566   Condition: Damaged   Score: 8/10

Good condition 2002-09-15 12:00 - TP2331 (Coire Garbh)

FB Number: S6931   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good condition 2002-09-15 12:00 - TP2331 (Coire Garbh)

FB Number: S6931   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

It's on a Munro, so I have to give it a reasonable score.

Good condition 2002-09-13 11:30 - TP1176 (Beinn Cheathaich)

FB Number: S6893   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2002-01-19 11:00 - TP5880 (Sgairneach Moor)

FB Number: S9378   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

A long day out in the snow west of the A9

Good condition 2000-01-03 12:00 - TP2382 (Coniston Old Man)

FB Number: S5473   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Walking with friends a couple of days after the millennium weekend.

Good condition 1997-06-06 15:00 - TP3212 (Foel Fras)

FB Number: S7491   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Visited (wearily) at the end of a full crossing of the 15 Welsh 3000s, which had started at daybreak after a bivi on Yr Wyddfa

Good condition 1997-06-06 04:30 - TP3319 (Garnedd Ugain)

FB Number: S1618   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

The second 'summit' on a full round of the Welsh 3000s, which started on Yr Wyddfa at dawn, and finished north of Drum a good 12 hours later. I felt fit in those days...

Good condition 1997-06-06 04:00 - TP6043 (Snowdon Summit)

FB Number: 10684   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Waking up after a bivi on the (old) summit station patio, at the start of a midsummer crossing of the Welsh 3000s. A training walk for a 5 -week trip to the Himalayas later in the summer.

Good condition 1996-03-29 12:00 - TP1312 (Ben Wyvis)

FB Number: S3464   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Damaged 1996-02-20 12:00 - TP7328 (Sgorr Dhearg)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Damaged   Score: 8/10

A cold but bright winter day on the Beinn a' Bheithir horseshoe. From recollection, the trig was there in 1996, but the memory's a bit vague now

Good condition 1995-09-29 12:00 - TP1178 (Beinn Dearg)

FB Number: S9401   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good condition 1995-08-25 10:00 - TP1286 (Ben Macdhui)

FB Number: S1579   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Visited as part of a long day doing the Cairngorm 4000s (Cairngorm, Macduibh, Cairn Toul, Sgor an Lochain Uaine, Einich Cairn and Braeraich, which also took in The Devil's Point for good measure). Try it someday, your knees will thank you for the day out...

Good condition 1995-05-30 12:00 - TP3175 (Fionn Bheinn)

FB Number: S9416   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Slightly damaged 1995-05-20 14:00 - TP1960 (Carn Gower)

FB Number: 2973   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Slightly damaged 1995-05-20 12:00 - TP1963 (Carn Liath)

FB Number: S9437   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Damaged 1993-06-02 12:00 - TP5902 (Sgurr Nan Clach Geala)

FB Number: S9500   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

Good condition 1990-06-17 12:00 - TP6426 (The Saddle)

FB Number: S9777   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

First time up The Saddle, but not the last.

Slightly damaged 1989-11-16 12:00 - TP1309 (Ben Vorlich)

FB Number: S6510   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Good condition 1988-10-29 12:00 - TP3724 (Helvellyn)

FB Number: S5948   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

First (or at least, the first I can remember) of several visits over the years, either with family or climbing clubs.

Good condition 1988-10-28 12:00 - TP6361 (The Calf)

FB Number: S5676   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

A day out with Shrops Ramblers' group whilst staying at Kendal Youth Hostel; have been back with friends since, but this was the first visit.

Good condition 1988-10-27 12:00 - TP0693 (High Street)

FB Number: S1541   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

On this occasion, walking with East Shrops Ramblers group on a day out round the Kentmere Horseshoe, whilst staying at Kendal YH for the weekend. Have been back on a mountain bike since.

Good condition 1988-10-27 12:00 - TP4166 (Kentmere Pike)

FB Number: S5636   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

On a day out doing the Kentmere Horseshoe with the local ramblers' group.

Good condition 1988-08-27 12:00 - TP0883 (Arenig)

FB Number: S1614   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Pillar was in good condition at this point, but has deteriorated in the intervening years; this was the first of many visits made to the superb top of the Big Arenig; walked a route that also took in the outlying Moel Llyfnant to the SW, from the road near Nant Ddu.

Good condition 1988-08-16 12:00 - TP1718 (Bruach Na Frithe)

FB Number: S9744   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

First visit of several to Bruach na Frithe.

Slightly damaged 1988-08-13 12:00 - TP5884 (Sgor Nam Fiannaidh)

FB Number: 10469   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

During a summer solo of the Aonach Eagach ridge.

Not Logged 1988-08-07 12:00 - TP1192 (Beinn Ime)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Not Logged   Score: 7/10

My recollection is that the pillar was there in 1988, but I was young(ish) and impetuous, so probably wasn't really concentrating at the top of an early Munro.

Good condition 1988-03-12 12:00 - TP5828 (Sca Fell)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Retrospective log of a visit that is recorded on Geograph with a series of scanned slide images; visited with 3 friends from work (Mick Skyte, Mick Hrab and Duncan Brown) on a day visit via Seathwaite, Sty Head and Lingmell.

Slightly damaged 1987-10-31 12:00 - TP1839 (Cader Idris)

FB Number: S1603   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

One of many visits since the mid 1970s, but this is the first that I have recorded photographically, with a definite date to go by.

Good condition 1987-08-31 12:00 - TP1490 (Blaven)

FB Number: S9751   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Good condition 1987-05-28 12:00 - TP1185 (Beinn Eighe)

FB Number: S9418   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Possibly missing 1987-05-26 12:00 - TP4407 (Liathach)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 9/10

Memory letting me down here - can't recall if it was missing by this time or not.

Good condition 1987-05-25 12:00 - TP1149 (Beinn Alligin)

FB Number: S9431   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Trig point on top of the first Torridonian giant of many that week.

Good condition 1987-02-22 12:00 - TP1837 (Cader Berwyn)

FB Number: S1545   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Always a good walk. Fine views west to the higher peaks of Wales, and eastwards over the Marches.

Good condition 1987-02-21 12:00 - TP4867 (Moel Wyn)

FB Number: S8450   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

One of several visits to this fine top on the southern side of the main Snowdonia hills over the years; this time it was a round of Cwm Croesor with some of the guys from work.

Good condition 1987-02-07 12:00 - TP0865 (Aran Fawddwy)

FB Number: S1608   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

An early one of many visits to the Aran ridge; it's always a good walk (albeit sometimes a bit boggy, or frozen) if done from Cwm Cywarch, and can be extended to finish at Llanuwchllyn if you have arranged things well with two cars.

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