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Not Logged 2019-06-27 09:29 - TP3047 (Elm Bank)

FB Number: S3791   Condition: Not Logged   Score: 5/10

Another trig bagged while doing a local geocaching series. Views OK but obscured by trees on the interesting side in the main.

Elm Bank. Late June 2019 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2019-06-21 11:49 - TP2121 (Charlbury Hill)

FB Number: S2435   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Visited while geocaching in the area. Lovely views all around.

20190621 Charlbury Hill ©Harris Tweed


Damaged 2019-06-18 11:12 - TP6300 (Tair Croes)

FB Number: S2300   Condition: Damaged   Score: 5/10

Located in hedge at side of road. Painted white. Easy access. Contains plaque commemorating beacons lit near-by for key dates in Queen Elizabeth's II reign. Found on geocaching trip. Views limited at trig due to hedges.

20190618 TP6300 - Tair Croes ©Harris Tweed
20190818 TP6300 - Tair Croes ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2018-09-25 08:55 - TP4696 (May Hill)

FB Number: S5151   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Visited while geocaching at 08.55 on a beautiful late September morning. Lovely views.

25th Sept 2018. May Hill ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2018-06-30 11:10 - TP6888 (White Horse Hill)

FB Number: 2987   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Dropped by while geocaching in the area. Interesting place given that the trig pillar is on the defences of a hill fort / Uffington Castle.

TP6888 - White Horse Hill Last Day Of June 2018. ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2018-04-21 08:57 - TP4594 (Lypiatt Resr)

FB Number: S2407   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Passed this one while geocaching on the 'Miserden Monster'. Access can be made from the near by field by jumping over the wall or, much easier, from the adjacent footpath, through a large gap in hedge, through a gate and up some steps! Seems unusual to have a trig on a reservoir.

TP4594 - Lypiatt Resr ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2018-04-19 13:50 - TP1580 (Brampton Abbotts)

FB Number: S7232   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Located while geocaching and visiting the church. Located in hedgerow with the FB facing inwards so, a bit of a bend to get a pic.

Mid-April Brampton Abbotts ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2017-10-28 11:53 - TP3668 (Hatterrall Hill)

FB Number: S6114   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Visited while geocaching on a late October morning. Great views all around. Well worth the climb.

Hatterrall Hill. Late October 2017. ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2017-09-07 12:21 - TP2219 (Cleverton)

FB Number: S2479   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Geocaching in the area. Parked in a large lay-by on the B4042, near the junction with Clay Street. I followed the footpath from that junction through the field until the stile in the corner - the trig is in the hedge near-by. There is a gap by the stile that gives access to the next field which provides a better view and a chance to read the FB. The trig was visited in early September so was hidden by a lot of fresh hedge growth.

TP2219 - Cleverton - Early September 2017. ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2017-07-05 13:22 - TP4433 (Lisvane Hill)

FB Number: S2309   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked in the Llwyn Celyn Forest Walk car park and made my way up to the ridge via footpaths marked on the 1:25 OS map without any issues. Lovely views on a clear, hot July day across Cardiff and the South Wales coast.

Craig Lisvane Hill. Early July 2017 (1) ©Harris Tweed
Craig Lisvane Hill. Early July 2017 (2) ©Harris Tweed
Craig Lisvane Hill. Early July 2017 (3) ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2017-06-20 08:43 - TP6352 (The Beck)

FB Number: S3827   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Visited while geocaching. Lovely views around Malvern on a very hot June day. Hay and silage making all around. Followed the N/S footpath to the east of the trig field, through a kissing gate and turned upward to cross the fence easily over a large wooden stile/horse jump (this looks newish at the time of writing).

The Beck. Mid-June 2017. ©Harris Tweed
The Beck. Mid-June 2017 (2). ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2017-06-15 11:48 - TP5273 (Oyster Hill)

FB Number: S7271   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Lovely views today. Sat on a near-by bench for a drink and rest after the climb up. Bagged while geocaching.

Oyster Hill trig. Mid June 2017 ©Harris Tweed
Oyster Hill trig. Mid June 2017 ©Harris Tweed
Sitting here won't be a waste of time. Mid June 2017 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2017-05-02 14:46 - TP5762 (Ruardean Hill Resr)

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

Passing this one. Hopped out and took a photo through the railings.

TP5762 - Ruardean Hill Resr ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2016-11-25 09:55 - TP1907 (Capler Camp)

FB Number: S7284   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Lovely late Autumn day in Herefordshire. Walked up to this trig as a slight diversion off a local geocaching circuit. Nice views all around, especially today as it was clear and bright.

Trig Behind Stand Of Trees. Late Nov '16 ©Harris Tweed
Capler Camp Pillar, Late Nov '16. ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2016-11-24 12:05 - TP19410 (Kings Caple Church Spire)

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

Lovely church visited on a bright but cold late November day while geocaching.

Kings Caple Church Spire Late Nov 2016 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2016-09-24 13:40 - TP6887 (White Hill Reservoir)

FB Number: S7282   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

On a mound, surrounded by a fence and next to some modern communications masts. Bagged while geocaching in the area. Nice enough area with piles of logs near-by when I visited.

S7282 Late September 2016 ©Harris Tweed
S7282 Late September 2016 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2016-07-16 12:52 - TP0951 (Backbury Hill)

FB Number: S6403   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Followed the obvious footpath toward the trig then had to head upward with a bit of bush-wacking. Found without too much of a problem.

Trig. Mid-July 2016. ©Harris Tweed
Trig. Mid-July 2016. ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2016-06-18 12:55 - TP5299 (Park Croft)

FB Number: S7888   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Visited while geocaching. Pillar painted white and in good condition. Located in the hedge line so no views eastward.

Park Croft - June 2016 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2016-06-02 11:34 - TP2128 (Chase Hill)

FB Number: S7289   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Found while geocaching on Chase Hill. An open area surrounded by woodland.

Chase Hill. ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2016-01-15 12:15 - TP0280 (Sluice House Farm)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

In the area today and thought I'd try for this one. Previous visitors have cleared the area a bit so I managed to locate using past logs and descriptions. The area was full of litter and general debris, not a place to make a pilgrimage to!


Good condition 2014-10-28 14:32 - TP3331 (Garway Hill)

FB Number: S6429   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Caching in the area of Garway Hill today. First time I've been up here, what great views there were today. Enjoyed my visit.

October 2014. ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2014-04-10 13:31 - TP4439 (Little Doward)

FB Number: S7014   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Visited while caching.

Not my hound! April 2014. A few people caching near the trig today.©Harris Tweed


Slightly damaged 2014-03-27 11:15 - TP5402 (Pen-Y-Beacon)

FB Number: S5447   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Painted white with a Welsh dragon on it. When I went up Hay Bluff in the morning it was snowing and misty - by the time I returned in the afternoon the sun was out. These two pictures were taken just over three hours apart.

27th March 2014 - morning. ©Harris Tweed
March 27th 2014 - afternoon ©Harris Tweed


Slightly damaged 2014-02-10 14:30 - TP3324 (Garth)

FB Number: S2280   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Great views. Trig sat on a mound and is cracked. Found while caching in the area.

Garth. Feb 2014. ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2013-10-24 11:55 - TP5034 (Mynydd Portreff)

FB Number: S2282   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Located just off the Ridgeway Walk which starts near Llantrisant Forest. Lots of pylons and a wind-farm which makes the area interesting. Ten minutes further up the walk is the ruins of Capel Llanbad (marked as St Peter's on the OS map) which has probably been in use as a religious site since the 5th century - worth a visit.

Mynydd Portreff - Oct 2013 (1) ©Harris Tweed
Mynydd Portreff - Oct 2013 (2) ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2013-08-31 12:30 - TP5015 (Mynydd Eglwysilan)

FB Number: S2290   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Mynydd Eglwysilan August 2013. ©Harris Tweed


Toppled 2013-08-31 12:00 - TP1824 (Bwlch Carn-Y-Gelli)

FB Number: S2231   Condition: Toppled   Score: 7/10

Bwlch Carn-Y-Gelli - August 2013 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2013-07-22 11:57 - TP2148 (Chestnuts Inclosure)

FB Number: S6315   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

A bit of a nettle-fest during the summer.

Chestnuts Enclosure - July 2013 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2013-06-08 18:51 - TP2084 (Cefn Mynog)

FB Number: S6970   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Visited while geocaching on the Mon & Brec canal. Parked in the car park on the canal just up the lane, took the footpath near the cache and hopped over a fence for a better view.

Cefn Mynog - Early June 2013 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2013-01-07 11:40 - TP1844 (Caerphilly Common)

FB Number: S2289   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

A bit misty today but still decent views.

Jan 2013 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-10-29 11:45 - TP4470 (Llanfrechfa)

FB Number: S3345   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Located in hedge and can be seen from the field side. Access via a gate into the field and a short walk down the boundary.

Llanfrechfa - 29-10-12 (1) ©Harris Tweed
Llanfrechfa - 29-10-12 (2) ©Harris Tweed


Damaged 2012-10-24 12:30 - TP5006 (Mynydd Carn-Y-Cefn)

FB Number: 11722   Condition: Damaged   Score: 5/10

Found in poor weather conditions, Oct 2012. Damaged top and FB letters broken.

It's there somewhere! ©Harris Tweed
Carn-Y-Cefn - Oct 2012 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-10-07 15:04 - TP6576 (Trelleck)

FB Number: S3346   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Located in a wood near Beacon Hill. View obscured by trees. Trig on it's own mound.

Trellech October 2012 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-08-31 16:30 - TP2319 (Cockyard Tump)

FB Number: S6379   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Easy access via the lane. The '3' looks a like an '8'.

Aug 2012 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-08-30 11:13 - TP0786 (Aconbury Camp)

FB Number: S6380   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

A rather lovely woodland setting.

Aug 2012 ©Harris Tweed
Aug 2012 ©Harris Tweed


Slightly damaged 2012-08-21 12:50 - TP6132 (St Mary Hill)

FB Number: S2281   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Large crack running from base across FB.

Aug 2012 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-08-18 13:58 - TP0228 (Blakemere Hill)

FB Number: S7013   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Visiting near-by geocache.

Aug 2012


Good condition 2012-07-30 12:58 - TP2533 (Craig-Y-Dorth)

FB Number: S6975   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

How do you lose a big concrete pillar on a hill? Well, I almost did today - it took some finding amongst the brambles, nettles and ferns in high summer. Got there in the end. Parked on a verge on the road, took the signed footpath to the masts and then the steps up to the top of the hill.

It's in there - honest! ©Harris Tweed
Taken from another angle - July 2012 ©Harris Tweed
Spider - July 2013 ©Harris Tweed


Couldn't find it 2012-07-29 15:11 - TP8665 (Tymawr)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Couldn't find it   Score: 0/10

Had a look for this one but there is a massive hedge with brambles and nettles at GZ. Power lines hamper gpsr readings too. This might be better visited in Winter when the undergrowth dies back.


Good condition 2012-07-27 09:35 - TP3285 (Gaer Hill)

FB Number: S3344   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Quite difficult to access when I visited in high summer due to undergrowth though pillar itself in clear area. Took footpath from Penterry Lane past masts and via gate into woodland. Pillar near fence between woodland and mast compound.

Gaer Hill pillar near masts ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-07-15 15:52 - TP1750 (Buckstone)

FB Number: S6974   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Buckstone ©Harris Tweed


Slightly damaged 2012-06-15 12:51 - TP1872 (Caldicot Moor)

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

An interesting pillar which seems to have been incorporated into the flood defence bank. Just top visible.

Buried pillar ©Harris Tweed
Pillar and view over channel ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-05-25 15:29 - TP0278 (Swanbridge)

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

Rivet on sea wall near Sully Island.

View from rivet ©Harris Tweed
Rivet ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-05-21 10:50 - TP2400 (Coppet Hill)

FB Number: S6313   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Nice views today.

Coppet Hill views ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-05-12 12:37 - TP0231 (Harthill)

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

Bolt on verge near farm gate.

Harthill bolt.


Good condition 2012-05-06 13:29 - TP5789 (Sailors Folly)

FB Number: 3342   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Hidden in hedge field boundary.

FB Sailor's Folly ©Harris Tweed
Pillar hidden in hedge ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-05-06 12:01 - TP6479 (Tidenham Park)

FB Number: 3378   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Found on footpath to Devil's Pulpit from main road.

Tidenham Park ©Harris Tweed


Slightly damaged 2012-05-06 09:59 - TP2317 (Cockshoot Wood)

FB Number: S6770   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Spotted having done the Yorkley Circular caches.


Slightly damaged 2012-04-28 14:28 - TP5042 (Mynydd Varteg Fawr)

FB Number: S2193   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Found on a cold, wet, stormy day.

Moss covered pillar ©Harris Tweed
Damaged corner ©Harris Tweed
Approach to trig ©Harris Tweed
Iron memorial to Carlo near-by ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-04-21 14:10 - TP0735 (Mynydd Maen)

FB Number: 2978   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

On the mountain between Cwmbran and Newbridge.

OS Plaques ©Harris Tweed
Pillar & Henry ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-04-20 11:16 - TP5409 (Pen-Y-Fan)

FB Number: S2196   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Found during hail storm!

Pillar in hail storm ©Harris Tweed
Pillar ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-04-15 11:11 - TP6007 (Skirrid Fawr)

FB Number: S7287   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Stunning views, I love this spot.

View toward the Sugar Loaf ©Harris Tweed
Path up the ridge to the trig point ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-04-11 12:11 - TP2182 (Cincoed)

FB Number: S2214   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Horse field pillar ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-04-07 10:14 - TP1834 (Byrgwm)

FB Number: S1582   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

One of those 'middle of nowhere' pillars.

Pillar on a stormy day ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-03-18 14:58 - TP3430 (Graig Serrerthin)

FB Number: S6428   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Nice views.

A clear March day ©Harris Tweed


Destroyed 2012-03-16 14:20 - TP9522 (Hillside County School Cupola)

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

Walked past during a geocaching trip. School closed, cupola gone. Picture uploaded from 2010 when the school was open.

Hillside School, Blaenavon from Sept 2010 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-03-02 13:24 - TP1503 (Blorenge)

FB Number: S2194   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Pillar ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-03-01 11:24 - TP6243 (Sugar Loaf)

FB Number: S2117   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

A fantastic view - just like the near-by Skirrid, one of my favourite places.

View on St David's Day 2012 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-02-28 11:13 - TP6569 (Tredunnock)

FB Number: S3379   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Has a commemorative plaque to 'auxiliary units' of British Resistance 1940-44 (Home Guard). Good condition, painted white.

Pillar ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-02-27 12:41 - TP2482 (Crabtree Hill)

FB Number: S6973   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Crabtree Hill ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-02-26 12:14 - TP2365 (Coltshay Hill)

FB Number: 3281   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Hidden in hedge. FB hard to photograph.

FB in hedge when I visited ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2012-01-05 11:50 - TP9589 (Mathern Church Tower Flagstaff)

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

Found while on a geocaching trip.

Sculpture- Mathern Church ©Harris Tweed
Mathern Church ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2011-12-05 15:22 - TP9400 (Corporation School Cupola)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

St Andrew's School Cupola - Dec 2011 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2011-12-05 15:06 - TP10362 (St Michaels Church Spire)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 1/10

St Michael's, Pill, Newport ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2011-10-16 10:45 - TP10360 (Bassaleg Church Tower Vane)

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

Lovely church. Bagged while picking up a near-by geocache.

Bassaleg Church - Oct 2011 ©Harris Tweed


Slightly damaged 2011-09-17 13:15 - TP6626 (Twmbarlwm)

FB Number: S2213   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Spotted while geocaching.


Good condition 2011-09-08 12:50 - TP10366 (Christchurch Church Tower Vane)

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

Splendid church.


Good condition 2011-08-31 12:30 - TP10365 (Caerleon Church Tower Flagstaff)

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


Good condition 2011-08-23 13:51 - TP9517 (Ebbw Vale Christchurch Spire)

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

Ebbw Vale Church - Aug 2011 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2011-08-23 12:30 - TP5017 (Mynydd Garn Wen)

FB Number: S1581   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Some nice views.

Garn Wen ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2011-08-19 13:20 - TP9523 (Abergavenny Town Hall Spire)

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

Bagged on one of my regular visits to the town.

Abergavenny Town Hall- Aug 2011 ©Harris Tweed


Good condition 2011-08-19 11:30 - TP9514 (Abergavenny St Marys Church Tower Vane)

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

St Mary's Church - Aug 2011 ©Harris Tweed




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