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Good condition 2014-09-21 11:35 - TP3775 (High Brown Knoll)

FB Number: S4630   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

One of my regular haunts, but has now been converted into an art form!!!

Should be High Blue Knoll??
Blue 142
HBK view
HBK view2

Slightly damaged 2010-04-10 11:59 - TP5167 (North Nab)

FB Number: S5296   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Lovely area and a lovely day, the first warm sunny day this year. Its a pleasure to be out and about. Glad I had an early start as Bolton Abbey car park was very busy when I got back. If you plan to visit this trig from here parking is £6.

North Nab Looking North
North Nab Looking South West
North Nab Flush bracket
North Nab Showing damage.
North Nab Top of trig.
North Nab Looking North East.

Good condition 2010-03-07 14:14 - TP0828 (Alphin Pike)

FB Number: S2803   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Visited on Chew Valley Skyline Fell Race. Just like Featherbed Moss I finally brought my camera after many years of visits. Still miles behind weekender (see below).

Alphin Pike The trig with some rubbish old fell runner. I\'m so far down the field that stopping to pose won\'t make much difference.
Alphin Pike Flush bracket.

Good condition 2010-03-07 13:20 - TP3130 (Featherbed Moss)

FB Number: S2628   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

After visiting this trig since 1986 as a checkpoint on the Chew Valley Skyline Fell Race, I finally brought my camera. Absolutley beautiful sunny day, still a bit of snow about. Check the time of weekender below, I'll have to stop wasting time taking photos and get stuck in to the race!!

Featherbed Moss Approaching the trig, race marshalls on duty.
Featherbed Moss Close up of trig.
Featherbed Moss Flush bracket.
Featherbed Moss Trig & a couple of race marshalls.

Good condition 2009-10-26 14:41 - TP5824 (Sawley Grange Farm)

FB Number: S5391   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

In field to the north of the A59. Interesting fence and hedge to negotiate to get at it. Lay-by across the very busy road useful for parking. Good views of Pendle Hill and Pen-y-Ghent.

Sawley Grange Farm View NW towards woodland.
Sawley Grange Farm Looking northwards to Pen-y-Ghent.
Sawley Grange Farm Flush bracket.
Sawley Grange Farm Looking south across the A59 to Pendle Hill.

Good condition 2009-08-29 13:25 - TP4301 (Knowl Moor)

FB Number: 11121   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Great views from around here. I first visited this trig during the Rossendale Fell Race on 16th Sept 1984. It was my fourth trig today and now only a short run to the car parked near Owd Betts pub.

Knowl Moor Approach from Hailstorm Ridge to the North.©John Riley
Knowl Moor Close up of trig.
Knowl Moor Flush bracket.
Knowl Moor View Northwards.
Knowl Moor View of Scout Hill wind farm.©John Riley

Good condition 2009-08-29 12:53 - TP3566 (Hailstorm Ridge)

FB Number: S4615   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Theres all sorts of masonry here, and great views. My first visit here was on 16th Sept 1984 in the Rossendale Fell Race.

Hailstorm Ridge Looking NW to Cowpe Lowe.
Hailstorm Ridge The trig viewd from the top of the tourist pillar.
Hailstorm Ridge Looking South to Knowl Moor.
Hailstorm Ridge Flush bracket.
Hailstorm Ridge Showing all the masonry. L to R, tourist pillar, stone shelter, trig point, in the foreground a stone seat?

Good condition 2009-08-29 12:27 - TP2475 (Cowpe Lowe)

FB Number: S4554   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

First visited on 16th Sept 1984 during the Rossendale Fell Race. Great views.

Cowpe Lowe Close up of trig.
Cowpe Lowe Looking South to wind farm.
Cowpe Lowe Flush bracket.

Good condition 2009-08-29 11:32 - TP3610 (Harden Moor)

FB Number: S4453   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked by reservoir across from Owd Betts pub on A680. Good views of wind farm looking North from trig.

Harden Moor Looking North to wind farm and Whittle Pike.
Harden Moor Top of trig.
Harden Moor Flush bracket.

Possibly missing 2009-08-26 09:44 - TP5781 (Rye)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 3/10

The field is now ploughed and there is no sign of a trig.

Rye View of the now ploughed field.

Good condition 2009-08-24 19:21 - TP2392 (Coomb Hill)

FB Number: S6321   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easily found near forest ride. Great views from the Highwood Brow viewpoint nearby looking north towards Langdale Rigg. I have not been here since 1985 when I was running in the White Rose Orienteering event and came quite close to this trig, see map attached.

Coomb Hill View of the trig.
Coomb Hill Top of trig.
Coomb Hill Flush bracket.
Coomb Hill View north towards Langdale Rigg.©John Riley
Coomb Hill Section of the Eborienteers orienteering map for the White Rose event 25.08.85. ©Roberts Mapping, Malton.

Good condition 2009-08-01 14:03 - TP1697 (Brow Top)

FB Number: S4387   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Nice one. Grand views over Robin Hoods Bay area.

Brow Top Looking NW from track.
Brow Top Closer view of trig.
Brow Top In memory of Jim Rushworth.
Brow Top Flush bracket.
Brow Top View NE to the sea.

Good condition 2009-08-01 11:41 - TP4089 (Hutton Mulgrave Moor)

FB Number: S4388   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Nicely hidden just inside the forest edge, unlike how it appears on my OS map. Anyway I found it lurking in the shadows.

Hutton Mulgrave Moor Looking from the edge of the woods.
Hutton Mulgrave Moor Looking out from inside the woodland.
Hutton Mulgrave Moor Flush bracket.

Slightly damaged 2009-07-31 16:41 - TP4017 (Horcum)

FB Number: S6912   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Easy to get to from carpark. Slight damage to top. My wife (and the dog) also waited on the path, no commitment some people.

Horcum View from the fence.
Horcum Showing slight damage to top.
Horcum Flush bracket.
Horcum Looking north along the fence.

Good condition 2009-07-31 14:58 - TP5605 (Red Dyke)

FB Number: S6872   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easily spotted now its out in the open. Great area, especially for us mountain bikers.

Red Dyke Looking East.
Red Dyke Close up of trig.
Red Dyke Flush bracket.
Red Dyke Top of trig.

Good condition 2009-06-07 13:21 - TP1132 (Beeston Royds)

FB Number: S3817   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

As suggested below I approached up the lane, kept to the left of the enclosed area and up to the mast. Around the mast to the wooded area with barbed wire fence. Just a few yards to the left the trig can just be seen through the fence partially hidden in shrubbery and trees. You need to stride over the fence into the jungle to get a view of the flush bracket. Small hawthorns, brambles and nettles are trying to stop you. Not a place to wear shorts!

Beeston Royds View of trig from the field side.
Beeston Royds View of trig from in the woods.
Beeston Royds Flush bracket.
Beeston Royds Top of trig.
Beeston Royds Radio mast. Trig is hidden in the trees seen to the left.
Beeston Royds Bottom of lane from the A62.

Good condition 2009-06-07 12:55 - TP2627 (Crow Nest)

FB Number: S3877   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Nice and quiet on a Sunday. Approached from the East round the back of the school. Didn't risk climbing over the fence, too risky!! Trig looked in excellent condition. Far reaching views across the city.

Crow Nest View of trig through the fence.
Crow Nest Trig taken with camera thrust through the fence.
Crow Nest Trig taken as I climbed a bit up the fence.
Crow Nest Flush bracket.
Crow Nest View across the city showing Elland Road football ground.©John Riley

Toppled 2009-05-31 14:18 - TP4004 (Hook Moor)

FB Number: S1891   Condition: Toppled   Score: 5/10

Poor sad trig lying around at the side of an obselete road, amongst a pile of rubbish and nettles. The only bonus is the flush bracket is visible. It is interesting to see the foundations.

Hook Moor Trig lying amongst the nettles.
Hook Moor Closer view showing flush bracket on the upper side.
Hook Moor Flush bracket.

Good condition 2009-05-31 13:49 - TP0705 (Garforth Cliff)

FB Number: S2573   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Quite easy to find near the water tower. I was visiting Winfields Camping shop and left the car there. While my wife went to the garden centre next door I walked back towards Garforth and up the lane, only about a 10 minute walk.

Garforth Cliff Close up of trig.
Garforth Cliff View approaching trig.
Garforth Cliff OS plaque onfront of trig.
Garforth Cliff Flush bracket.
Garforth Cliff Showing trig near fence.
Garforth Cliff Water tower overlooking trig.

Damaged 2009-04-19 13:16 - TP3580 (Halton Moor)

FB Number: S3882   Condition: Damaged   Score: 4/10

Approached from Temple Newsam via the golf course and was surprised having looked at previous photos here to find the situation completely different. The horses have given way to horse power, there is hardly any grass, and the field is a racetrack for dirt bikes. It was a warm, dry day and there were clouds of dust as the bikes went round and round the field. The locals (or bandits?) were still friendly. I chatted to a couple of the bikers who thought the trig was possibly where somebody was buried years ago. I briefly explained what it was but I think they still regarded it as a bike rest. The damage on top was useful to rest your handlebars on. Not a place to spend your Sunday afternoons unless your a biker.

Halton Moor View from the path as you approach from the golf course.
Halton Moor Close up of bike with trig behind.
Halton Moor Better view of trig with bike behind.
Halton Moor Flush bracket.

Destroyed 2009-04-19 12:41 - TP2363 (Colton Common)

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

No trigs around here.

Colton Common Looking NW from roundabout along Selby Road.
Colton Common Looking south where dual carriageway meets roundabout.

Good condition 2009-04-10 14:51 - TP3703 (Heath Common)

FB Number: S4097   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy parking in layby on minor road west of trig. Trig visible from road just now as bracken is still dead a pretty much flattened down so access easy. There is a little bit of damage to the top but I'm not sure if it warrants re-classifying the condition??

Heath Common Close up of trig.
Heath Common View east towards main road.
Heath Common Top of trig showing very slight damage to edge.
Heath Common Flush bracket.

Good condition 2009-04-10 14:42 - TP6720 (Walton Lane)

FB Number: S4100   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

There is a gap in the hedge right next to the trig in corner so it is easy to get at, however unlike previous photos shown here the grass is now neat and cropped and there are small trees planted. It looks as if the house on the corner may have taken over this corner of the field.

Walton Lane Looking through the gap from the road. You can easily duck under these branches.
Walton Lane Close up of trig.
Walton Lane Flush bracket.

Good condition 2009-04-10 14:36 - TP2149 (Chevet Common)

FB Number: S4096   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked same as Rhayader_wanderer, half on wide pavement. Quick trot up the hill.

Chevet Common Looking up the hill.
Chevet Common Close up of trig.
Chevet Common Flush bracket.
Chevet Common View NW towards Walton.

Destroyed 2009-04-10 13:46 - TP2034 (Castle Hill Sandal Magna)

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

Great place, very interesting. Quieter today than it was in 1460. Great views across to Pugneys Country Park & lake. Nice little Visitor Centre.

Castle Hill Sandal Magna View of the keep,the trig used to be on top. Nice daffodils.
Castle Hill Sandal Magna View from the top across to the lake at Pugneys.
Castle Hill Sandal Magna View of the keep and castle ruins.©John Riley
Castle Hill Sandal Magna Photo taken from the catalogue at the Visitor Centre showing trig in situ in the 1960s (mentioned by ted, see below).

Destroyed 2009-04-10 13:36 - TP4839 (Milnthorpe)

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

No problem parking at the Sandal Fitness Centre. Same as comments below, no trig but the big lump of concrete is a crazy substitute. Contrary to the comment by MikeG in 2003 about the trig symbol not being shown on current OS maps, it is on my Explorer 278, Sheffield & Barnsley 2006 (see photo).

Milnthorpe View across carpark.
Milnthorpe Looking at the concrete.
Milnthorpe Closer shot of concrete lump.
Milnthorpe OS Explorer 278, Sheffield & Barnsley 2006.

Destroyed 2009-04-10 13:27 - TP2938 (Durkar)

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

Its worth two points just for the facilities at Pugneys Country Park. Lots of parking space. No trig of course.

Durkar Area where trig probably was, looking across the wetlancs.
Durkar View to area where trig was from the gateway.
Durkar Gateway to Pugneys,former trig area is off camera to the left.

Good condition 2009-04-04 13:46 - TP3758 (Heyshaw Moor)

FB Number: S7748   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Great place with lovely views across to Brimham and down to Menwith Hill.

Heyshaw Moor View North towards Pateley Moor.
Heyshaw Moor Looking towards Menwith Hill.
Heyshaw Moor View Westwards.
Heyshaw Moor Top of trig.
Heyshaw Moor Flush bracket.

Slightly damaged 2009-04-04 12:04 - TP1634 (Brimham Rocks)

FB Number: S7894   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

What a great place to visit, and a lovely sunny April day too. How could you fail to find the trig standing proud above the visitor centre.

Brimham Rocks View of Visitor Centre with trig just behind to the right.
Brimham Rocks Looking past the trig over the roof of the Visitor Centre.
Brimham Rocks Looking up to the trig.
Brimham Rocks Top of the trig.
Brimham Rocks Flush bracket.

Damaged 2009-04-04 11:29 - TP3659 (Hartwith)

FB Number: S7662   Condition: Damaged   Score: 5/10

Nice setting amongst the gorse bushes. Visited on way to Brimham Rocks with family. Badly damaged but top still hanging on.

Hartwith General view with gorse bushes.
Hartwith Showing damage to top part of trig.
Hartwith Flush bracket.

Destroyed 2008-08-30 16:02 - TP5756 (Royds Green)

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

I have given it a point simply for being a nice cornfield. There is definitely nothing here.

Royds Green Where the FP meets the road.
Royds Green View up first field from road.
Royds Green View of second field from the hedge.
Royds Green View of the high point in middle of second field.

Good condition 2008-08-30 15:39 - TP5705 (Robin Hood Hill)

FB Number: S4095   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

This must be the trickiest one I have visited yet. The combination of brambles, nettles, hawthorn etc made it a battle and visibilty was negligible. I am covered in scratches, there is blood everywhere but I will not be beaten. As previous logs suggest it was very foolish to come here in August. I think it is becoming more overgrown every year. I do think that it is best to approach from the A650, you can park in a layby not far to the west between the roundabout and the road bridge.

Robin Hood Hill First view.
Robin Hood Hill A bit closer.
Robin Hood Hill Flush bracket.

Good condition 2008-08-29 18:52 - TP4046 (Hoyland Swaine)

FB Number: S1725   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

This is a much better trig and place than I had anticipated, its a nice area with lovely views. I approached like some others before me from the village of Hoylandswaine on the path along Hamper Lane. There has been a remembrance plaque attached to the trig now and there was a selection of giant fungi close to the trig when I was there. I'm afraid I got trigger happy with the camera!

Hoyland Swaine View south west to A629 and Penistone.
Hoyland Swaine Looking west.
Hoyland Swaine Flush Bracket.
Hoyland Swaine Looking SE to radio mast.
Hoyland Swaine Remebrance plaque.
Hoyland Swaine Giant fungi near the trig.

Good condition 2008-08-27 17:08 - TP7428 (Ambleside)

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

Easily spotted on roof of Police Station. Looks like a Choke Ring Antenna (like Giggleswick TP7465).

Ambleside Police Station General view of Police Station showing dome on roof.
Ambleside Police Station Dome attached to roof.

Good condition 2008-08-27 12:57 - TP2592 (Crina Bottom Farm)

FB Number: S5617   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy access across one field from the road opposite the cemetry.

Crina Bottom Farm Approach from the East.
Crina Bottom Farm Flush bracket.
Crina Bottom Farm Looking south west.
Crina Bottom Farm Looking North towards Clapham.

Good condition 2008-08-27 12:39 - TP7465 (Giggleswick)

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

Approached from the A65 along Craven Bank Lane, marked Local Traffic Only. Access is easy there is even room to park and nobody around. Apparently its a Choke Ring Antenna - see for tehnical details.

Giggleswick View of reservoir building.
Giggleswick Looking east towards Giggleswick.
Giggleswick Looking south to mast across the road.

Destroyed 2008-08-23 15:07 - TP5444 (Pildacre Hill)

FB Number: S4193   Condition: Destroyed   Score: 3/10

As previously logged, long gone.

TP5444 Pildacre Hill Looking north up Pildacre Brow towards the former trig site.

Good condition 2008-08-23 14:50 - TP4572 (Lower Snapethorpe)

FB Number: S4079   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Trig becoming more hidden under the hawthorn bushes. I approached via a narrow fenced path from Broadway to the north of Milton Crescent, then WSW along the field edge then left to the track.

TP4572 Lower Snapethorpe View of trig under hedge.
TP4572 Lower Snapethorpe Flush bracket.
TP4572 Lower Snapethorpe View of trig looking souh
TP4572 Lower Snapethorpe Close up of top showing plastic plug

Good condition 2007-10-06 13:40 - TP3159 (Field Head)

FB Number: S4098   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

I approached via the unauthorised gateway as described in the two most recent entries below. Without this prior information I would have struggled to bag this one. It was very quick and easy. The trig looked a bit sad, lost amongst the trees and fences and modern housing.

Field Head First view after rounding the fence corner having approached from the unauthorised gate.
Field Head View of trig looking eastwards.
Field Head Flush bracket.
Field Head The unauthorised gate!!

Good condition 2007-07-25 16:50 - TP0330 (Trevose Head)

FB Number: S1755   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Nice trig, fantastic place, great views (do not presume there will be Pay & Display machines at the carpark near the trig, there aren't, get your ticket on the way up from the holiday park where you see the warning sign 'Have you paid & Displayed' otherwise you risk a hefty fine or clamping. Believe me, I know !!!).

Trevose Head View towards Constantine Bay.
Trevose Head Flush Bracket.
Trevose Head Showing very slight damage to top.
Trevose Head Trig with Coastguard Radio station behind.

Destroyed 2007-05-29 16:23 - TP1603 (Brayton Barff West)

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

Today's visit was my first since 1984. I competed in orienteering events here on 10-07-83 and 08-01-84. The events were organised by the York based club Eborienteers. On both occasions the trig was a control point on the course I did. I have scanned part of the map showing the position of the trig at the time.

Brayton Barff West View across the now missing site of the trig.
Brayton Barff West Part of the old O-map of Brayton Barff showing the trigpoint at Control No 3 © G.Goodridge & S.Whitehead 1981.

Good condition 2007-02-11 13:59 - TP3579 (Halton Height)

FB Number: S5313   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Quite close to road near Eastby. A quick climb gets you there. Views are good on a day like today. Trig is next to a well built cairn.

Halton Height Trig with cairn behind and Simons Seat in distance.
Halton Height Looking NW across the moors.
Halton Height Flush bracket.
Halton Height Top of trig looks a bit dished.
Halton Height Closer shot of trig and cairn.

Slightly damaged 2007-01-20 13:27 - TP5316 (Parrenthorn)

FB Number: S2793   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Approached from Heaton Park during family walk. Trig looks a bit tipsy!!

Parrenthorn Looking from the west side of the leaning pillar.
Parrenthorn The top of the trig.
Parrenthorn Flush bracket.
Parrenthorn My dog planning to push the trig over the edge!
Parrenthorn View from below.

Destroyed 2006-12-17 12:44 - TP7410 (Ringstone Edge)

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

Thanks to Rod and ted for this one. Its just a field and sadly not only is there no trig there is also no sign of the block mentioned on Views are great, the nearby trig sites of Manshead End, Rishworth Moor and Wholestone Moor are well visible so I guess it was an obvious place for a trig. Sorry ted, I know its not a competition but I have included a photo of another non OS pillar at Booth Wood just for interest.

Ringstone Edge Loking West towards Baitings Reservoir.
Ringstone Edge Looking North.
Ringstone Edge Lookin SE across the reservoir.
Booth Wood One of another two non-OS pillars, these are across the valley just below the M62.

Good condition 2006-11-12 15:37 - TP7408 (Light Hazzles Edge)

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

Nice big brass bolt. The 1984 OS South Pennines map seems to be the only one showing a trig type triangle here. It doesn't have a height shown which usually suggests there is no actual trig pillar. I included this point in the South Pennine 39 Trigs challenge some years ago which included all the trigs shown on the 1984 map (only 31 of the triangles are actually trig pillars). I guess this bolt must be an OS mapping point as it has the bench mark style arrow engraved on it and looks like others I have seen on this website. It can be found about a mile north of the White House pub just off the track across Chelburn Moor which takes the Pennine Way north towards Stoodley Pike. There has been some kind of concrete structure here which has mostly gone now. The only things remaining are flat slabs of concrete near the catchment drain and what appear to be the bases of three concrete pillars with the steel reinforcement sticking out of the top. These can be seen from the track up to your right after the rocky outcrop just before the track bends to the right to run alongside Light Hazzles Reservoir. These reservoirs now supply drinking water but were built to supply the Rochdale Canal in the valley below. I was there fairly late in the afternoon and the light was poor so my photos are not brilliant. ADDED 02-01-07: Now we have access to all the OS Trigs & BMs I now know this is a genuine OS bolt and its Station Number is T085. (

Light Hazzles Edge OS South Pennines (Outdoor Leisure 21) 1984
Light Hazzles Edge Close up of bolt with arrow engraved.
Light Hazzles Edge Looking East showing bolt near conrete base.
Light Hazzles Edge Bases of concrete pillars showing position of bolt.
Light Hazzles Edge Showing bolt on concrete slab.
Light Hazzles Edge Looking SW showing remains of concrete structure.
Light Hazzles Edge View SW across the Pennine Way.
Light Hazzles Edge Showing position of bolt & young Riley sheltering.

Good condition 2006-11-04 16:18 - TP4420 (Lindley Moor)

FB Number: S7712   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

This is a very different place now the trees all around the trig have been felled. The views all around have re-appeared. Unfortunately I was there at dusk and my photos don't do it justice but I'm sure subsequent visitor's will. Its a brilliant trig built on the big rock and somebody has provided a little ladder to get you started.

Lindley Moor Showing the lack of trees around the rock.
Lindley Moor Looking East towards the mast.
Lindley Moor Looking into the sunset.©John Riley
Lindley Moor Flush bracket.
Lindley Moor Trig and tree.

Good condition 2006-11-04 15:36 - TP4360 (Lanshaw Farm)

FB Number: S7878   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Nice gentle stroll along the forest ride from the car park and a quick leap over the fence.

Lanshaw Farm Approach from the forest ride.©John Riley
Lanshaw Farm Looking West.
Lanshaw Farm Looking North.
Lanshaw Farm Flush bracket.
Lanshaw Farm Sheep in the sunset.©John Riley

Slightly damaged 2006-09-17 13:22 - TP1115 (Beamsley Beacon)

FB Number: S5299   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

I was fortunate to be here on a beautiful sunny day, what a lovely place. The trig looks a bit sad though, damaged at the top and its not the highest thing around, its having to take second place to a big cairn.

Beamsley Beacon Approach from the SW.
Beamsley Beacon Looking North West.
Beamsley Beacon Flush bracket.
Beamsley Beacon Showing the damage to the top.
Beamsley Beacon Looking South.

Good condition 2006-09-17 12:43 - TP4423 (Ling Park)

FB Number: S5311   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Judging by earlier photographs there must be some work going on around here. The wall has been knocked through and there is a lovely Portaloo next to the trig. Still the trig seems unharmed.

Ling Park General view showing new features.
Ling Park Close up of trig.
Ling Park Flush bracket.
Ling Park Showing top of trig, it looks a bit concave.

Slightly damaged 2006-09-03 12:47 - TP5429 (Peter Lane)

FB Number: S3818   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

Easy to find from housing estate. Lots of graffiti on it and a strange hole which is coloured red! Plug missing and horse poo on top. Perhaps the local kids have trained the horses from Peter Lane Stables to abuse the trig as well. At least its still here so we can visit it.

Peter Lane Approach from the West.
Peter Lane Looking NE with fields behind.
Peter Lane Top showing missing plug.
Peter Lane Flush bracket.

Good condition 2006-09-03 12:26 - TP6488 (Tingley Hall)

FB Number: S3815   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

I approached the same way as ianmac & mickandshane (on my first attempt a couple of months ago I also went to the right) up the drive then keep left across the grass into the rough area. There are some tracks as if its being cleared. If you come this way take the right hand track climbing up a few feet and you will see houses in front of you as you face approx SE, as you face the RH end house the trig is under a tree and covered in brambles just to your right. I was approached by the man who lives in this house who was very pleasant, I told him why I was there and he pointed out where the trig was, as even though I was only 10 feet away I couldn't see it. He told me he had no idea who owned this bit of land. I had parked just off Bradford Road east of the big roundabout where you can turn off south into the residential area and there on the grass area is the Memorial to the crashed Halifax bomber mentioned by mickandshane below. Anyway this is definitely one the trickiest trigs I have found so far!!

Tingley Hall My first view of the trig partially hidden in the undergrowth.
Tingley Hall Cleared some of the foliage for a better view.
Tingley Hall Flush bracket.
Tingley Hall
Tingley Hall General view from a few feet away.

Good condition 2006-08-20 14:44 - TP1769 (Burbage Edge)

FB Number: S4232   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

This one stood out white on an overcast wet and windy day amongst the purple heather. There is very slight damage at the top edge but I guess the general condtion is good. I approached along the wall side from the South having run across from Axe Edge.

Burbage Edge Approach from the South.
Burbage Edge Looking West.
Burbage Edge Flush bracket.
Burbage Edge Looking South to Axe Edge.
Burbage Edge Looking North East.

Good condition 2006-08-20 14:19 - TP0942 (Axe Edge)

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

Set on a pile of stones amid a grassy moor. Wet and wild today.

Axe Edge Approach from the North.
Axe Edge Looking West.
Axe Edge Flush bracket.

Good condition 2006-08-20 11:31 - TP7329 (Grinlow Tower)

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

Nice big brass bolt. I was here on a very wet day during a long weekend in Derbyshire. Solomon's Temple is an interesting folly, it was smaller than I had anticipated having seen photographs before my visit. Apparently it was a place people used to walk to from Buxton having taken the health giving spa waters.

Grin Low Grin Low Tower or Solomon's Temple.©John Riley
Grin Low Close up of bolt.
Grin Low Showing bolt in concrete floor.
Grin Low Showing position of bolt at top of stairs.

Slightly damaged 2006-08-06 16:10 - TP5340 (Peel Park)

FB Number: S4608   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

I approached from a parking layby on the A56 to the East. Trig easily found on the edge, views partially obscured now by plantation. Looks like a good place to bring my mountain bike.

Peel Park View SW towards Darwen Tower.
Peel Park Looking East to Great Hameldon.
Peel Park Flush bracket.
Peel Park Looking North to Pendle Hill.
Peel Park Showing damage to base of pillar.
Peel Park Showing slight damage to top corner.

Good condition 2006-07-30 15:14 - TP3455 (Great Hameldon)

FB Number: S4564   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

I approached this one from the East having just bagged Hameldon Common. The climb up the grassy, tussocky side of Great Hameldon is quite tough, I was reduced to walking in places. Trig is on the flat hilltop.

Great Hameldon Looking South.
Great Hameldon View showing top of trig.
Great Hameldon Flush bracket.
Great Hameldon Great Hameldon from the East.

Good condition 2006-07-30 14:57 - TP3587 (Hameldon Common)

FB Number: S4565   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

I approached from Clow Bridge to the east up a good track. Great views but there is a selection of radio masts. Trig stands proud on a good concrete base.

Hameldon Common Looking East.
Hameldon Common Looking North to Pendle Hill.
Hameldon Common Flush bracket.
Hameldon Common View of the weather radar station.
Hameldon Common Looking West to the various masts.

Good condition 2006-07-23 14:52 - TP2382 (Coniston Old Man)

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

Visited today on the Coniston Country Fair Fell Race (6 miles/2400 ft). As I am not an elite runner I can afford to take a few seconds to photograph the trig. The summit cairn is the race checkpoint so there was no-one cluttering up the trig which lies a few yards away. My first time here was the Coniston Fell Race (9 miles/3500 ft) on 2nd May 1987 in blizzard conditions. Its a grand spot on such a lovely summers day. Revisited during Coniston Fell Race on 3rd May 2008 in sunny, clear conditions and quietly celebrated the 21 intervening years.

Coniston Old Man Looking North East.
Coniston Old Man Looking East across the Coppermines Valley.
Coniston Old Man Flush bracket.

Toppled 2006-07-16 15:01 - TP3362 (Gisburn Moor)

FB Number: S5392   Condition: Toppled   Score: 5/10

I approached this one from Gisburn via Moor Laithe on a family Sunday walk in very hot weather. Fortunately all but one field had already been mown. As mentioned below it appears the mast has nudged the trig off the top spot and left it looking a bit unsteady. Perhaps we're lucky its still upright.

Gisburn Moor Looking SW showing the mast.
Gisburn Moor Looking North showing the lop-sided effect.
Gisburn Moor Flush bracket.
Gisburn Moor Looking East.
Gisburn Moor Looking SW towards Pendle Hill.

Good condition 2006-07-02 16:32 - TP6157 (Stang Top Moor)

FB Number: S4705   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good view of Pendle Hill and surrounding area. I bagged this just minutes before a torrential summer storm.

Stang Top Moor Trig above edge of small quarry and locals.
Stang Top Moor Looking West towards Pendle Hill.
Stang Top Moor Flush bracket.
Stang Top Moor View SW towards Aitken Wood, showing missing plug.

Good condition 2006-06-18 15:53 - TP6462 (Thorpe)

FB Number: S3859   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Very easy one to spot although the surrounding foliage is pretty high in June. I parked on nearby housing estate as recommended. They must be fed up with rhubard, looks like there must be more money in curly kale this year.

Thorpe View South from road across the fields.
Thorpe View from the field.
Thorpe Flush bracket.
Thorpe Showing how close the road is.

Good condition 2006-06-18 11:46 - TP4630 (Manor Farm)

FB Number: S4741   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

This one is pretty tricky even armed with information from previous logs. I did as ted suggests and was pleased to find the farm buildings more or less derelict. There were cars at the house but I went over into the field and approached from the North. Take note of Teasel's nettle warning if going in summer, I'm stung all over, just glad I had long pants on. Managed to get a couple of resonable photos having squeezed in between the shed and the fence. I've given it a high score just for being a tricky little devil.

Manor Farm Close up of Flush Bracket.
Manor Farm View of trig from gap between shed & fence.

Good condition 2006-05-21 15:17 - TP1391 (Birshaw)

FB Number: S2772   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

I approached from the south taking the track from Cop Road via Old Bank Farm on the Beal Valley Way then east joining the Crompton Circuit and crossing the railway line. I climbed the first field then (leaving the C.C.) followed the fence north and then east up to the trig. Great views of industrial Lancashire.

Birshaw Looking North across industrial Lancashire.
Birshaw Looking South East to Sholver.
Birshaw Flush bracket.
Birshaw Close up of trig.
Birshaw View of Shaw Side hill from the SE looking across the railway line. Bush and trig just visible on horizon.

Good condition 2006-05-20 18:04 - TP0912 (Askwith Moor)

FB Number: S7875   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy access up a good track from the road to the East. Great views all around on a good day.

Askwith Moor Looking East to the trig along the track.
Askwith Moor Looking South West.
Askwith Moor Flush bracket.
Askwith Moor Close up of trig.

Good condition 2006-05-20 17:54 - TP1997 (Carr Top)

FB Number: S7882   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Nice easy one, and the nearby gorse bushes are looking good in full bloom.

Carr Top Looking NE back towards the road.
Carr Top Close up of trig with Ilkley Moor in the distance.
Carr Top Flush bracket.
Carr Top View from near road SW across the old delph to the trig.

Good condition 2006-05-13 17:06 - TP4567 (Lower Hill)

FB Number: S5389   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Easily spotted in middle of field near the Alma Inn.

Lower Hill Looking South West.
Lower Hill Looking East.
Lower Hill Flush bracket.

Good condition 2006-05-13 16:41 - TP4151 (Kelbrook Moor)

FB Number: S5497   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Nice bit of moorland with woodland to the East and South. I approached from the Pendle Way near Harden Clough up a tough climb and left the easy way Southwards.

Kelbrook Moor Looking roughly Eastwards.
Kelbrook Moor Looking roughly North.
Kelbrook Moor Flush bracket.

Good condition 2006-05-13 16:07 - TP4262 (Knarr Hill)

FB Number: S4499   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Next to wall near stile on Pendle Way.

Knarr Hill Looking South West.
Knarr Hill Flush bracket.
Knarr Hill Looking up to the trig from the South East.

Good condition 2006-05-06 16:17 - TP0148 (Inghey Bridge)

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

Easy to park at East end of old bridge and easy to find the rivet at base of post. Added 02-07-06: Didn't know when I was here in May that there is a Flush Bracket on the northen parapet which I have logged today on the Bench Marks website, and also found a nice cut bench mark with a 1GL bolt which is worth a look (see or more info and photographs).

Inghey Bridge View from end of old bridge showing position of fence post.
Inghey Bridge Looking NW to new bridge and the A59 trunk road.
Inghey Bridge Close up of rivet.
Inghey Bridge Showing position of rivet at base of post.
Inghey Bridge Showing positions of G3361 FB and BT0640 cut BM on the bridge.

Good condition 2006-05-06 14:02 - TP6455 (Thornton)

FB Number: S5300   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy stroll up from the B6252 West of Thornton-in-Craven. Grassy hill top.

Thornton Looking SW over the covered reservoir towards Pendle Hill.
Thornton Looking North.
Thornton Flush bracket.
Thornton View South with radio mast.

Good condition 2006-04-23 12:45 - TP6688 (Vicars Allotment)

FB Number: S5561   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

What a great place. Interesting terrain, a couple of nice cairns, and fantastic views all around. I was lucky to visit on a lovely warm spring day with clear blue skies.

Vicars Allotment Approach from the East.
Vicars Allotment Looking East.
Vicars Allotment Flush bracket.
Vicars Allotment Two nearby cairns, trig is on horizon.
Vicars Allotment Looking North East.

Good condition 2006-04-17 16:06 - TP1416 (Black Hill)

FB Number: S4689   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Nice place, next to little forest.

Black Hill Looking South towards Hameldon Hill.
Black Hill View North to Pendle's foothills.
Black Hill Flush bracket.

Good condition 2006-04-17 15:50 - TP5682 (Rigg Of England)

FB Number: S4627   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

In a quiet field looking at distant views all around.

Rigg of England View NE to trig from next field.
Rigg of England Looking NW to the foothills of mighty Pendle Hill.
Rigg of England Flush bracket.
Rigg of England Looking SE towards Burnley.

Good condition 2006-03-26 13:35 - TP6311 (Tandle Hill)

FB Number: S2792   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Extensive views across Greater Manchester to the West. The country park has some lovely woodland, I visited today with my family and dog. I can't say I've ever seen a pebbledashed trig before. The nearby War Memorial remembers the men of Royton.

Tandle Hill Looking West across north Manchester.
Tandle Hill The trig, looking West.
Tandle Hill Flush bracket.
Tandle Hill Top of trig with plug missing.
Tandle Hill Trig and War Memorial.

Destroyed 2006-02-19 15:58 - TP7378 (Stoodley Pike Monument)

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

Everything dal says is right. I'm a local and all the maps I have except one (Landranger 1984) shows a triangle at the site going right back to 1843. However none show a blue triangle so when they changed trigs to blue Stoodley stayed black so perhaps the OS didn't regard it as a trig. I guess the monument was used at some time as a surveying point. It is similar to Wainman's Pinnacle between Keighley and Skipton (see ted's comments in the Gib entry). I have been visiting Stoodley Pike since I was a child on family walks and more recently as a fell runner. It is a popular check point on various races and long distance walks. The Pike has a fascinating history but no room for that here. Since I became an internet trig bagger I have kept studying the Pike for signs of OS use. I thought at least it might have a cut bench mark but no luck so far. I will continue to visit as it is a regular point on my training ground. I have logged it as definitely missing but I'm open to suggestions.

Stoodley Pike View of the monument from the South.©John Riley
Stoodley Pike View from Withens Gate about a mile to the SW.©John Riley
Stoodley Pike OS 1843, this was when the original monument was still standing.
Stoodley Pike Added 05-03-06 Looking up from the escarpment to the North West.©John Riley
Stoodley Pike Added 05-03-06 View towards Todmorden from the balcony doorway.©John Riley

Good condition 2006-02-19 12:47 - TP3054 (Elslack Moor)

FB Number: S4451   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

First visited on the Pinhaw Moor Fell Race from Earby back in the 80s. Today I was an easy-peaser and walked with my family and dog from the carpark. It was cold and clear and views up the Dales were good.

Elslack Moor Approach from the SW.
Elslack Moor Looking SW towards Proctor Height.
Elslack Moor Looking NW over Standrise Plantation.
Elslack Moor Looking West.
Elslack Moor Flush bracket.

Good condition 2006-02-19 12:12 - TP3346 (Gib)

FB Number: S4632   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

I approached from the South from Lothersdale Road on the footpath two fields to the East of the farm and across what is now a bit of access land, then snook across to the trig when out of view of the farm. The trig is next to a wall and remains in very good condition. The old chimney in the next field is the flue for the smeltmills of the nearby lead mine, long since disused.

Gib Trig from the West.
Gib Looking South West.
Gib Flush bracket.
Gib Looking North up the field side.
Gib Looking NW from the trig to the old chimney.©John Riley

Good condition 2006-01-28 14:36 - TP3756 (Hey Farm)

FB Number: S2788   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

On fairly flattish hilltop of fields and walls. Just off the footpath which at this point is part of the Rochdale Way, the Oldham Way and the Crompton Circuit. Views over Rochdale, Oldham and surrounding hills. Trig has a bit of its top corner chipped off.

Hey Farm Looking North West towards Rochdale.
Hey Farm Looking North.
Hey Farm Flush bracket.
Hey Farm Top of trig showing slight damage to corner.
Hey Farm Nearby stile showing the local LD footpaths.
Hey Farm Loking South into the winter sun.©John Riley

Good condition 2006-01-15 14:24 - TP7325 (Moor Fields)

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

The Bernsten is easily discovered. It has no longer got a lid so I was going to enter the condition as damaged but are we now talking about the surface block as TP7325? I found the position of the block but didn't have a spade. I will return later as I can't rest until I've seen it. Thanks to all previous loggers, especially ted for making it easier for us.

Moor Fields Close up of Bernsten, no longer with it's lid.
Moor Fields Looking North-ish to the wall from the Bernsten.
Moor Fields Loking accoss the road from the position of the surface block.

Good condition 2005-12-04 13:22 - TP7064 (Woolley Edge)

FB Number: S1785   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Trig in exceptionally good nick. In a lovely little bit of woodland with distant views to the West. Just the place for a Sunday stroll with the family.

Woolley Edge Looking up the hill to the trig.
Woolley Edge View of trig from the NW.
Woolley Edge Flush bracket.
Woolley Edge Top of trig, looking down to road.
Woolley Edge Me with the love of my life (oh, and the wife took the photo)©John Riley

Possibly missing 2005-11-12 15:52 - TP7278 (Leeds)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 1/10

Please correct me if I'm wrong but based on ted's photos it looks as if this one is no longer with us. There are quite a few security cameras on the roof but nothing else obvious. The building appears to be empty and the office suites are to let. Sedco Security seem to be looking after the building. Have the OS gone elsewhere or closed in Leeds?? Please see my photos and see what you think.

Ordnance Survey Office Leeds View from the North West.
Ordnance Survey Office Leeds Rear of building looking southwards.
Ordnance Survey Office Leeds Entrance area showing To Let sign.
Ordnance Survey Office Leeds View from the South West.
Ordnance Survey Office Leeds Sign showing former? tenants.

Good condition 2005-11-12 15:38 - TP1579 (Bramley Resr)

FB Number: S3876   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

There are definitely no gaps in the fence now. As mickandshane I climbed over next to the mast wall.

Bramley Resr Approach from the North West.
Bramley Resr Trig looking South East.
Bramley Resr Looking West down to fence.
Bramley Resr Flush bracket.
Bramley Resr Top of trig showing slight repair work?
Bramley Resr Looking North showing trig and mast.

Good condition 2005-11-12 15:26 - TP6901 (Whitecote)

FB Number: S3807   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

A most unusual place to find a trig. Very easy to access.

Whitecote Looking down to the road.
Whitecote Looking up from the road.
Whitecote Flush bracket.
Whitecote Trig from the path.

Good condition 2005-11-12 14:53 - TP7045 (Woodhall Hill)

FB Number: S4194   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Three visits in three days! The golfers will wonder whats going on. I managed to avoid them even though there were plenty around. Nice setting under a tree.

Woodhall Hill The trig looking from the East.
Woodhall Hill Flush bracket.
Woodhall Hill View from Woodhall Road showing position of trig.

Destroyed 2005-11-12 14:32 - TP6261 (Sunny Bank)

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

As previous visitors I searched around the back in the corner to the north of the bakery and west of The Dales BUPA nursing home and found nothing. There is a slightly raised bit of land which tallies with a contour line on the OS map just a few yards NW of the wall/fence corner. Perhaps this was the place??

Sunny Bank Looking into the corner from the slightly higher bit of ground.
Sunny Bank Looking West from the corner to the higher ground.
Sunny Bank Looking from the North towards the wall/fence corner.

Slightly damaged 2005-10-16 16:10 - TP1394 (Bishop Park)

FB Number: S2769   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Trig is set near an obelisk shaped monument on an exposed Bishop Park, a 50 acre patch of land donated to the people of Oldham in 1927 by Eileen Ludlam in memory of her parents William and Anne Bishop. Its a popular place with dog walkers and kite flyers and people just wanting to blow away the cobwebs. The padlock is still on the spider. There is slight damage to the top.

Bishop Park Top of trig showing padlock and slight damage.
Bishop Park Looking North West.
Bishop Park The trig and the monument.
Bishop Park Flush bracket.
Bishop Park Looking South.

Good condition 2005-10-16 15:54 - TP6012 (Slack Hall)

FB Number: S2785   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

I approached from the farm with the permission of the farmers lad, around the North edge of the cricket field. Views over Greater Manchester.

Slack Hall Looking East across the cricket field.
Slack Hall Looking North.
Slack Hall Flush bracket.
Slack Hall Looking North West.
Slack Hall Looking South East.

Good condition 2005-09-18 15:18 - TP4038 (Hough Top)

FB Number: S3880   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easily found near school playing fields surrounded by housing. The flush bracket has been reinforced!

Hough Top Looking North across the housing estate.
Hough Top View to where the footpath approaches from the South.
Hough Top Flush bracket.
Hough Top Close up of top.

Good condition 2005-09-18 15:00 - TP1347 (Beulah Farm)

FB Number: S3771   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easily found when you remember your map, otherwise easily missed. I walked past it once then spotted it on the way back. Nice views across Troydale towards Pudsey.

Beulah Farm Looking across Troydale.
Beulah Farm Trig nestling under the trees.
Beulah Farm Looking back to the road.
Beulah Farm Flush bracket.

Destroyed 2005-09-18 14:42 - TP6664 (Upper Moor Side)

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

Can't see any evidence of a trig round here.

Upper Moor Side General view over farm and masts.
Upper Moor Side View of farm buildings that may have replaced the trig.

Good condition 2005-09-18 14:32 - TP3649 (Hart Hill)

FB Number: S1902   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

On the edge of one of many rural pockets surviving amongst the urban sprawl. Far reaching views across Leeds.

Hart Hill Approach from the footpath.
Hart Hill View South West over converted chapel.
Hart Hill Flush bracket.
Hart Hill The view South.

Good condition 2005-08-15 16:23 - TP6410 (The Nosegay)

FB Number: S4090   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Approached from the coach road, Ainsbury Avenue from the West. Lots of horses around. Trig in pastoral setting under a tree.

The Nosegay Approach from the West.
The Nosegay Looking North West.
The Nosegay Flush bracket.
The Nosegay Looking South.

Destroyed 2005-08-15 16:10 - TP6963 (Windhill)

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

I approached the former trig site via High Busy Lane from Westfield Lane. After the second old dwelling the trig would have been down the hill in the field corner. Now new houses as far as the eye can see.

Windhill Looking down side of old house towards the new ones.
Windhill View across new houses from High Busy Lane with Baildon Moor in distance.

Good condition 2005-08-15 15:58 - TP4095 (Idle Hill Resr)

FB Number: S1800   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

I approached on a tree lined track from Westfield Lane to the Southeast. At first I was faced with security fencing and barbed wire but soon found a gap in the fence and climbed to flat topped covered reservoir. Views all round of mainly built up areas of Bradford's outlying districts.

Idle Hill Resr Looks like access could be tricky!!
Idle Hill Resr Looking North East.
Idle Hill Resr Looking South East.
Idle Hill Resr Flush bracket.
Idle Hill Resr Looking North West.

Slightly damaged 2005-08-15 15:43 - TP3017 (Eccleshill)

FB Number: S4196   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Nice open space for the kids in this built up area. Easy to find and as previous logs I too am amazed its not in worse condition.

Eccleshill Looking North.
Eccleshill Looking West.
Eccleshill Flush bracket.
Eccleshill Close up of top showing slight damage.

Good condition 2005-08-05 07:55 - TP6881 (White Hill)

FB Number: S8445   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

After a failed attempt to climb the hill from the eastern side and stopped by impenetrable gorse bushes, I discovered a good path from Port O'Warren, south of the hill, which cuts diagonally up through the gorse to a cliff top path. Once reached you can cut back northeast and climb to the trig. Views are extensive up to the Galloway Hills and across the Solway Firth to Cumbria.

White Hill Looking West.
White Hill Looking East.
White Hill Flush bracket.
White Hill Looking North.
White Hill White Hill viewed from the road to Portling.
White Hill The path coming up from Port O'Warren to the cliff top.

Destroyed 2005-08-04 17:28 - TP6084 (Southerness)

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

Definitely no trig but its a bracing seaside walk along the shingle beach from the lighthouse at Southerness Point to what is an obvious hillock on the dunes. What looks like a good golf course (what would I know?) surrounds the area behind. Couldn't find any sign of trig remains on the top, there is just a hollow. Try a look at for a 360° view taken from this point.

Southerness View from the edge of the golf course.
Southerness View from the shoreline.
Southerness Looking East from one of the greens.
Southerness Hollow on top of hillock.

Good condition 2005-08-04 11:26 - TP4958 (Moyle Hill)

FB Number: S8464   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Slightly tricky to access this one through shrubbery and dense foliage. There may be a better way but I approached from Kippford up a forest track from Barnbarroch then joined a Forestry Commission MTB singletrack called Moyle Magic, up a short steep climb then followed it north eventually running alongside an old broken down wall until it began to descend then struck out east uphill to the northen end of the summit. The area is overgrown and views are obscured. There are a couple of small concrete pillars nearby possibly there has been a mast or aerial here in the past. I have logged it as good although the plug in the middle of the spider is missing.

Moyle Hill Trig is well hidden in trees.
Moyle Hill Flush bracket.
Moyle Hill Close up of trig.
Moyle Hill Top or trig showing missing plug.
Moyle Hill Looking towards the Galloway Hills.
Moyle Hill One of at least two concrete posts near trig.
Moyle Hill Looking in direction of trig from singletrack.

Good condition 2005-07-28 19:34 - TP6116 (Sron Na Muic)

FB Number: 10748   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

This is my first round pillar. It was quite a tricky one to access as I approached from the Loch Ness Caravan Site to the South along a forest track then a very difficult climb up through the forest following a stream. Once in the open it was a long climb through tussocky grass and heather following a deer fence. The views over Loch Ness and over into Glen Moriston are worth the effort.

Sron Na Muic Approach along the fence.
Sron Na Muic The final approach.
Sron Na Muic Trig and shelter looking roughly North East.
Sron Na Muic Flush bracket.
Sron Na Muic Looking West towards the radio mast.
Sron Na Muic The view South over Loch Ness.
Sron Na Muic Close up of top of trig.
Sron Na Muic The view North over Glen Moriston.

Good condition 2005-07-28 16:03 - TP7227 (Glen Moriston)

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

I would have struggled here without the OS sketch. Well hidden in the grass only a short distance from the bridge. Very scenic old bridge and waterfalls here. I had a quick look for the Aux 1 Bernsten which looked like it should be in the car park but couldn't see it. Ran out of time as apparently family holidays are more important than trig hunting?? What??

Glen Moriston FBM Close up of FBM.
Glen Moriston FBM FBM from another angle.
Glen Moriston FBM View from track at end of bridge - FBM is hidden in grass just beyond the trees.

Good condition 2005-07-28 13:37 - TP0492 (Spean Bridge)

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

Nestling in a hollow not far from the road. Easily found with the help of the OS sketch. I parked at the Commando Memorial which is close by.

Spean Bridge FBM Close up of FBM.
Spean Bridge FBM Looking from nearer the road.
Spean Bridge FBM Looking back to the road.

Good condition 2005-07-26 19:36 - TP4757 (Meikle Kildrummie)

FB Number: S7733   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Without question the most difficult I have ever tried to find. Got it on my second visit in two days. The gorse is well over 6 feet high in places and I lost a fair amount of blood fighting through it. I eventually discovered the trig is more easily accessed from the North side. I approached from the road to the South across the field following the wall to the South West side of the trig, across the bridge then slightly to the right and diagonally over the rise to the pond (more like a swamp when I was there) then East a bit and approach the trig from the North. Sounds easy eh?? Only discovered later this is pretty much the same as Clochandighter's route.

Meikle Kildrummie Trig surrounded by gorse.
Meikle Kildrummie Flush bracket.
Meikle Kildrummie Looking South East-ish.
Meikle Kildrummie Close up of trig.

Good condition 2005-07-26 18:09 - TP2011 (Carse Of Delnies)

FB Number: S7413   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Ianmac is right, it is a long way along the track. I thought I must have missed it. As Allymac I also spoke to the farmer at Hilton of Delnies farm who I saw by chance, he was very pleasant and amenable although the track past his farm is part of a local walk so is possibly a right of way, there are arrows to show the way. At 4 metres above sea level it is certainly the lowest one I have ever been to. It is a strange and lonely place.

Carse of Delnies Looking North West across the Moray Firth.
Carse of Delnies Looking South.
Carse of Delnies Flush bracket.
Carse of Delnies Looking West along track to Platform Construction yard.

Good condition 2005-07-03 12:11 - TP7207 (Skipton (R))

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

Once I realised I should be looking on the North of the road it all became easy and there was the green fencing showing over the wall top. I had to climb inside the fence to clear a mass of nettles to see the FBM and get some photos.

Skipton (R) The FBM now visible with nettles cleared.
Skipton (R) Close up of FBM.
Skipton (R) Top plate showing height 517.21 feet.

Good condition 2005-07-03 12:03 - TP0599 (Skipton FBM Aux 1)

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

I found this more easily than I expected in the grass at the side of the road. The lid was still missing its screw.

Skipton FBM Aux 1 Close up of Bernsten.
Skipton FBM Aux 1 With lid up showing inside.
Skipton FBM Aux 1 Looking North across the road.

Destroyed 2005-06-20 19:37 - TP2209 (Clay Lane Resr)

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

There used to be a reservoir here (see old map), looks like it was filled in and a housing estate built on it. The main part of the estate is Claymere Avenue, was the reservoir possibly known as Clay Mere at one time?? still shows a blue area denoting water with the housing estate on top.

Clay Lane Reservoir OS Sheet 101 Manchester (Seventh series 1961)
Clay Lane Reservoir Junction of Clay Lane and Claymere Avenue.
Clay Lane Reservoir Looking West along Clay Lane.
Clay Lane Reservoir Looking at where the embankment must have been.

Good condition 2005-06-20 18:46 - TP4059 (Hunger Hill)

FB Number: S4426   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Great views all around over Rochdale and up to Knowl Hill. I climbed up from the old quarry area to the East. There are a couple of strange concrete non-trigs close by (see photos), one at the bottom of the hill and one just off Knacks Lane about a quarter of a mile East, I don't know what they are.

Hunger Hill Looking West to Knowl Hill.
Hunger Hill Looking East to Healey.
Hunger Hill Looking South to the radio mast.
Hunger Hill Flush bracket.
Hunger Hill The nearby non-trigs ??
Hunger Hill View from Knacks Lane looking West.©John Riley

Good condition 2005-06-12 11:23 - TP4832 (Millbank)

FB Number: 10693   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Nicely tucked away in the foliage at the top of a hellish drop into the old railway cutting. I didn't realise the danger at first as I stepped back to take one of the photos but looked round just in time. Nice quiet area for a walk on a sunny Sunday.

Millbank First view of trig hidden behind tree.
Millbank Close up of trig.
Millbank Flush bracket.
Millbank Looking NE towards the valley bottom.

Destroyed 2005-06-12 11:03 - TP3917 (Hill Top)

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

Trig is long gone.

Hill Top Hill Top Farm Day Nursery is about where the trig might have been.
Hill Top Or was it a bit lower down around the Hillgarth area?

Good condition 2005-06-12 10:47 - TP2114 (Chapel Hill)

FB Number: S1784   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Excellent trig just by side of road and easy to find. I was too early to watch the cricket.

Chapel Hill View North East.
Chapel Hill Looking North across the cricket field.
Chapel Hill Flush bracket.
Chapel Hill View SE towards phone mast.

Destroyed 2005-06-12 10:34 - TP1706 (Brown Hill)

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

No sign of a trig around here, must be a long time since it was here.

Brown Hill View of Brown Hill looking East from Ben Booth Lane.
Brown Hill Brown Hill looking SE from the junction of Denby Lane & Ben Booth Lane.

Good condition 2005-06-12 10:22 - TP6389 (The Heights)

FB Number: S1778   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

I approached this one via the footpath from the North and snook around the farm buildings to the side of the house. I couldn't see anyone about so climbed the wall to get the close up shots. Excellent condition.

The Heights View over the wall with house on left.
The Heights Looking SE over the wall.
The Heights Close up of trig looking NW.
The Heights Flush bracket.
The Heights View across the field, top of trig visible above wall top.

Good condition 2005-06-12 10:08 - TP6918 (Whitley Resr)

FB Number: S4072   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

As other visitor say, very easy to spot up on embankment. Good view across the reservoir.

Whitley Reservoir Looking North.
Whitley Reservoir Looking NE across the houses.
Whitley Reservoir Looking South over the road.
Whitley Reservoir Flush bracket.
Whitley Reservoir Looking NW across the reservoir.

Damaged 2005-06-04 16:33 - TP4673 (Marsden Heights)

FB Number: S4621   Condition: Damaged   Score: 4/10

Lots of new housing here since my last visit in the late eighties. Trig badly damaged on top

Marsden Heights Close up or trig.
Marsden Heights The view South.
Marsden Heights Showing damage to top.
Marsden Heights Flush bracket.
Marsden Heights View of Pendle Hill

Good condition 2005-06-04 16:14 - TP3090 (Extwistle Hill)

FB Number: S4670   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Fields still full of sheep, now with lambs. Access is quite easy from the East and you can stay mostly out of view of the nearby farms, although I heard dogs barking.

Extwistle Hill Looking West over Burnley.
Extwistle Hill Trig from NE angle.
Extwistle Hill Looking East.
Extwistle Hill Flush bracket.
Extwistle Hill Trig and wool covered barbed wire.
Extwistle Hill View of Pendle Hill.

Good condition 2005-05-15 13:23 - TP1874 (Caley Deer Park)

FB Number: S1872   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

No views from here now the trees have grown. It is a lovely forest especially like today in the sunshine.

Caley Deer Park Approach from the West.
Caley Deer Park Looking South.
Caley Deer Park Flush bracket.
Caley Deer Park Looking South West.

Destroyed 2005-05-15 12:31 - TP6363 (The Chevin)

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

No trig but lovely views over Otley and Wharfedale. Found a strange aerial or transmitter which I beleive may be a UHF repeater used by the Otley Amatuer Radio Society to boost the signal in the valley. Don't some people have strange hobbies??

The Chevin The highest point?
The Chevin The view North over Otley.
The Chevin Is it a UHF repeater?

Good condition 2005-05-07 16:44 - TP5496 (Pool Hill)

FB Number: S1769   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy to find up in field corner above the road. Extensive views.

Pool Hill View from field edge near the road.
Pool Hill Close up of trig.
Pool Hill Looking North.
Pool Hill Flush bracket.
Pool Hill Looking East towards Deffer Wood.
Pool Hill View NNW to the Emley Moor TV mast.©John Riley

Good condition 2005-05-01 16:21 - TP0130 (Ravenscar)

FB Number: S1521   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

On the edge of the moor. Trig painted white and in excellent condition.

Ravenscar Looking South.
Cloughton Close up of trig.
Cloughton Looking East towards radio mast.
Cloughton Flush bracket.

Good condition 2005-05-01 12:10 - TP2243 (Cloughton)

FB Number: S6323   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easily spotted in field. Visible from A171 and accessible from the side road running South from the junction. Trig stands proud on a mound in the centre of the field. I could cross the field easily at this time of year but I suspect the crop will make access difficult if not impossible in summer.

Cloughton Looking East towards the forest.
Cloughton Closer view of trig on mound.
Cloughton Flush bracket.
Cloughton Top of trig.

Good condition 2005-05-01 09:30 - TP6242 (Suffield)

FB Number: S6322   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

It was a misty and cold May Day morning. Trig is well hidden in plantation.

Suffield Trig in the mist.
Suffield Close up of trig.
Suffield Flush bracket.
Suffield Top of trig.

Good condition 2005-04-24 11:56 - TP0152 (Whetstone)

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

Those pipe nails sure make it easy to find the surface block. I just followed the fence until I found them then worked from the OS sketch.

Whetstone The surface block.
Whetstone One of the pipe nails.
Whetstone Looking up the road to the wireless station.
Whetstone View North West and pipe nail in post.

Good condition 2005-04-24 11:37 - TP0704 (Rombalds Moor)

FB Number: 2959   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Right in the middle of the flat moor top, next to a cairn. My first visit to this trig was during the Jack Bloor Fell Race on 7th September 1985.

Rombalds Moor Looking North East.
Rombalds Moor Looking South East.
Rombalds Moor Flush bracket.
Rombalds Moor View West towards the wireless station.

Good condition 2005-04-24 10:58 - TP5258 (Overgate Croft Farm)

FB Number: S5302   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

On Addingham High Moor overlooking Ilkley. Close to big coniferous plantation. Wheres the farm?

Overgate Croft Farm Approach from northern tip of plantation.
Overgate Croft Farm Close up looking North West.
Overgate Croft Farm Flush bracket.
Overgate Croft Farm Looking South East.

Good condition 2005-04-24 10:30 - TP5697 (Rivock Edge)

FB Number: S4563   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Nice tree free edge with plantation below and behind. Views over Keighley and up the Aire valley.

Rivock Edge Approach from the South East.
Rivock Edge View South over Keighley.
Rivock Edge Flush bracket.
Rivock Edge Looking up the Aire valley past the TV Relay Station.

Slightly damaged 2005-04-10 15:27 - TP4145 (Keighley Moor)

FB Number: S4494   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Approached from The Pennine Way from the South East. Close to Wolf Stones with views of Boulsworth Hill and Pendle Hill. This is where West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and Lancashire meet hence the many old boundary stones in the area.

Keighley Moor Approach from the South East.
Keighley Moor Looking East.
Keighley Moor Flush bracket.
Keighley Moor Close up of trig.
Keighley Moor View past Wolf Stones to Watersheddles Reservoir.
Keighley Moor One of the many boundary stones on the moor.

Good condition 2005-04-02 17:20 - TP6074 (South Nab)

FB Number: S1770   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy one to find, visible from the A628 trunk road. Views over the Windleden and Winscar reservoirs.

South Nab Looking North across the reservoirs.
South Nab Looking South to the road.
South Nab Flush bracket.

Good condition 2005-04-02 16:57 - TP0526 (Broomhead Moor)

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

Can't miss this one right next to the road. Looks a bit odd surrounded by railings.

Broomhead Moor FBM Looking across the road.
Broomhead Moor FBM Close up of the FBM.
Broomhead Moor FBM Looking from the road.
Broomhead Moor FBM Nearby milestone.

Good condition 2005-04-02 13:17 - TP0151 (Upper Heyden)

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

Easy one to find near the road. An interesting selection of marks, rivets etc.

Upper Heyden Looking South.
Upper Heyden Looking West across the road.
Upper Heyden The surface block.
Upper Heyden Close up of rivet on surface block.

Good condition 2005-03-26 08:16 - TP1848 (Cairn End)

FB Number: S6441   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

It was a cold and dull Easter Saturday morning. I approached from the West from Park Village via Lynnshield and accross Ramshaw Fell. I was having doubts on the final rise that there may be nothing on the summit and my first 'first' would be a failure. Then I saw it standing there just as I had hoped, and in excellent condition. Its a lonely tract of grouse moorland with views up to Hadrian's Wall area. Altogether an enjoyable early morning run. Note added 05-09-06: If anyone is puzzled by my reference to my first 'first' its because I was the first to log this trig on this website. Obviously andyc and jimmy had visited earlier but logged later.

Cairn End Approach from the West.
Cairn End Looking East to the beacon on Plenmeller Common.
Cairn End Looking North West.
Cairn End Flush bracket.
Cairn End Close up of top.
Cairn End Looking North East.
Cairn End Looking South.
Cairn End Looking West.

Good condition 2005-03-19 12:15 - TP3980 (Holme Moss)

FB Number: 2958   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Approached from the North West on the lesser used high level Pennine Way. A lovely warm sunny Spring day but still very wet underfoot. Saw a mountain hare on the final climb. The wet peat on the flat summit was steaming in the sun. This is my first visit since the trig was rebuilt on the high stone base and all the paving laid. It looks very grand!

Holme Moss Looking North East.
Holme Moss Looking South West.
Holme Moss Flush bracket.
Holme Moss Typical Black Hill scenery.

Slightly damaged 2005-03-19 11:14 - TP5786 (Saddleworth)

FB Number: S4403   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Trig is on Broadstone Hill overlooking Saddleworth and Oldham. I have logged it as slightly damaged as it is cracked on two sides towards the top and around the flush bracket - please see photos. I was pleased to read the plaque which remembers an absent friend, Frank Sykes of Saddleworth Runners. I knew him through the Chew Valley Fell Race and later the New Chew navigational event which he organised. He was a good 'un. The new OS map now has it marked as Sykes Pillar. It was a good to be out in the spring sunshine in the quiet of the moorland. Carpe diem!!

Saddleworth Looking North West.
Saddleworth Looking North East (see crack).
Saddleworth Saddleworth Runners plaque.
Saddleworth Flush bracket.
Saddleworth Looking South (see crack near top & around FB.
Saddleworth Looking South West.

Slightly damaged 2005-03-05 16:13 - TP5928 (Shelfield Farm)

FB Number: S5381   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Great view across Nelson to Pendle Hill. Trig very cracked. The adjacent Walton's Monument is fascinating. Known locally as Walton Spire, it is thought to have been built in the Victorian times on the site (and subsequent burial ground) of an ancient battle, possibly the Battle of Brunanburgh in 937 AD. I don't know who Walton was, yet!

Shelfield Farm Looking from the East.
Shelfield Farm Looking NW over Nelson.
Shelfield Farm Looking East.
Shelfield Farm Flush bracket.
Shelfield Farm View of Pendle Hill.
Shelfield Farm Walton's Monument.©John Riley

Slightly damaged 2005-02-27 13:19 - TP1589 (Branshaw)

FB Number: S4409   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

I chose a good day to visit this one. There was not a single golfer out, I presume it was due to the snow as it was otherwise a lovely Sunday afternoon. I have logged it has slightly damaged. Please see my photographs to see if the damage warrants a change of condition. Have a look at for aerial photo. I think the trig is the white dot halfway between the number 12 and the arrow head on the 12th hole.

Branshaw Looking South East.
Branshaw Trig showing slight damage at the top.
Branshaw Close up showing damage at the top.
Branshaw Looking North East across Keighley.
Branshaw Flush bracket.

Destroyed 2005-02-26 14:15 - TP2478 (Crab Trees)

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

This one is long gone. The spot height (137m) is just about at the junction of Priestley Avenue and Lawrence Crescent. I guess the trig was somewhere around this point.

Crab Trees The high point (137m) is just behind the Discovery.
Crab Trees See spot height (brown dot, not black)on most recent OS Explorer 288 (1999).

Slightly damaged 2005-02-26 14:07 - TP5146 (Norristhorpe)

FB Number: S4077   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

In a playing field near the childrens adventure playground, not far from road. Looks like a blind man attempted to paint it.

Norristhorpe View SW from Owlet Hurst Lane.
Norristhorpe Looking North back to the road.
Norristhorpe Flush bracket.
Norristhorpe Looking South East.
Norristhorpe View South across Norristhorpe Lane.

Good condition 2005-02-26 13:48 - TP5184 (Northorpe)

FB Number: S4070   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Approached from the South, very wet and muddy. Quite a nice rural area surrounded by urban sprawl. I think the local farmer has cornered the market for cowmuck.

Northorpe Looking North.
Northorpe Looking SE towards Ravensthorpe.
Northorpe Flush bracket.
Northorpe Close up of trig looking NW.
Northorpe View NE to Dewsbury Moor.

Good condition 2005-02-20 11:06 - TP4100 (Inchfield Moor)

FB Number: S4444   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Nice spot next to a little pond although today it was mostly ice. Visited several times before as a checkpoint on the Todmorden Boundary Hike and Calderdale Hike among others.

Inchfield Moor Looking North East across the pond.
Inchfield Moor Approach from the North West.
Inchfield Moor Close up of trig.
Inchfield Moor Flush bracket.
Inchfield Moor View North to Coal Clough Wind Farm.

Slightly damaged 2005-02-20 10:21 - TP6438 (Thieveley Pike)

FB Number: S4495   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Great views from here over to Pendle in particular. This was the site of an ancient beacon, no sign of it now. I approached from the South today but I am more used to the climb out of Holme Chapel on the Theiveley Pike Fell Race.

Thieveley Pike Approaching from the South.
Thieveley Pike Looking NE over Burnley to Pendle Hill.
Thieveley Pike Close up of trig.
Thieveley Pike Flush bracket.
Thieveley Pike Looking NE to Coal Clough Windfarm.

Good condition 2005-02-20 09:54 - TP1642 (Broad Clough)

FB Number: S4398   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

I approached from the North, from the Deerplay pub along the path, Long Dike and Dean Height. Its not a particularly attractive area, just flattish hilltop farmland.

Broad Clough Looking South West to Cowpe Lowe.
Broad Clough Looking North to Deerplay Hill.
Broad Clough Flush bracket.
Broad Clough Looking North West.

Good condition 2005-02-19 15:28 - TP3676 (Haw Cliff Top)

FB Number: S1757   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Possibly a little visited place although quite close to the Holme Valley Circular walk. I approached from Thurstonland to the North via the HVC walk and then cut SE along the edge to the trig. Good views across the valley to the northern Peak District.

Haw Cliff Top Approach from the North West.
Haw Cliff Top Looking NE to Emley Moor mast.
Haw Cliff Top View West over Thongsbridge with West Nab on the horizon.
Haw Cliff Top Flush bracket.
Haw Cliff Top Looking West.
Haw Cliff Top Looking South.

Good condition 2005-02-19 15:03 - TP7020 (Wolfstones Height)

FB Number: S4400   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Nice rugged little place with heather covered delphs and woodland to the West. Good long distance views. Trig in excellent condition, nicely painted.

Wolfstones Height Approach from the East.
Wolfstones Height Looking ENE to Emley Moor mast.
Wolfstones Height Flush bracket.
Wolfstones Height Looking South East.
Wolfstones Height Looking NNE to the tower at Castle Hill.

Good condition 2005-02-06 13:07 - TP4558 (Low House Fold)

FB Number: S4503   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Having noted The Hungry Caterpillars comments (below) I was unsure about this one. I decided to go for the unobtrusive method (as Pyoung1s, also below) and approached from the North West hoping to slip in and out unseen. Anyway I didn't want to have to disturb someones Sunday lunch. I managed this but by the time I had taken a few photos I heard dogs barking so made my escape. Good views over Hollingworth Lake.

Low House Fold Approach from the NW showing trig and farm beyond.
Low House Fold Looking North East.
Low House Fold Flush bracket.
Low House Fold Looking North over Hollingworth Lake.

Good condition 2005-01-30 13:51 - TP6819 (West Nab)

FB Number: S1756   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Nice and wild up here. Fantastic views if you can remain standing. There is the remains of some kind of stone built shelter nearby. I approached from the East on the concessionary footpath.

West Nab The approach from the concessionary footpath.
West Nab Looking East with Emley Moor mast in the distance.
West Nab View NNW towards Deer Hill Moss.
West Nab Flush bracket S1756.
West Nab Looking South over Wessenden Head Road towards Black Hill.
West Nab Looking North to West Nab from Wessenden Head Road.
West Nab Sign at start of concessionary footpath.

Toppled 2005-01-22 13:04 - TP7087 (Wyke)

FB Number: S4120   Condition: Toppled   Score: 6/10

I had thought about visiting this trig without bothering to get permission as it is quite a way from the chemical works but I thought better of it and was glad I did. I went to the security cabin and the man on duty called for a chap to discuss my request to go on their property. He was a very friendly man called Brian Skinner who was interested in what we do although he likened it to train spotting! I explained what I wanted to do and he allowed me to just get on with it. I went along the road NW to the start of the plantation and cut through to the field where I could see the trig at the top of the rise. Other than being horizontal the trig looked in good condition.

Wyke Looking South West across the chemical works.
Wyke Looking South East.
Wyke Close up of the top.
Wyke Flush bracket.
Wyke View East from edge of plantation to trig.
Wyke Looking North East.
Wyke View East from road through plantation.

Good condition 2005-01-15 14:25 - TP4425 (Lingards Wood)

FB Number: S4406   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Views up to Meltham Moor and across to Castle Hill.

Lingards Wood Looking over the wall from the South side.
Lingards Wood The view South to Meltham Moor and Shooters Nab.
Lingards Wood Flush bracket.
Lingards Wood Looking East.

Good condition 2005-01-15 13:58 - TP2622 (Crossland Heath)

FB Number: S1758   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

I found myself surrounded by lots of golfers who fortunately were either friendly or indifferent. The public footpath was not visible to me but the trig was easily found. There is a small observatory close by.

Crossland Heath Looking South West towards the Observatory.
Crossland Heath Flush bracket.
Crossland Heath Looking North.
Crossland Heath Looking North East.

Good condition 2005-01-09 10:48 - TP3740 (Heptonstall Moor)

FB Number: S4497   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Very exposed on mostly pathless grassy moor. Known as Standing Stone Hill as there is a the now fallen Reaps Cross standing stone to the West. Close to Pennine Way. (Note to ted and anyone else interested: For details of wall flush brackets see

Heptonstall Moor Close up looking North West.
Heptonstall Moor Looking South East.
Heptonstall Moor Flush bracket.
Heptonstall Moor Looking West.

Good condition 2005-01-03 12:20 - TP7008 (Withins Height)

FB Number: S4319   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Close to the Pennine Way and Top Withins (Wuthering Heights). There is a small path going first North then NW up Delf Hill behind Top Withins which leads to the trig. Good views on a clear day.

Withins Height Close up of trig.
Withins Height Looking North.
Withins Height Top of trig.
Withins Height Flush bracket.
Withins Height Top Withins from the South.©John Riley
Withins Height Bronte Society plaque at Top Withins.

Good condition 2005-01-02 14:52 - TP0147 (Crow Knowl)

FB Number: S2768   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

I must have chosen the coldest, windiest day to visit this trig. I could hardly stand up never mind hold my camera steady. The all round views are fantastic and far reaching. I saw the sun going down over Manchester. Even though its not a particularly scenic area and everything is dominated by masts and pylons it is still very much worth a visit.

Crow Knowl Close up of trig.
Crow Knowl Looking East.
Crow Knowl Looking North West.
Crow Knowl Flush bracket.
Crow Knowl Masts and pylons.
Crow Knowl Approach from the North East.©John Riley
Crow Knowl Sunset over Manchester.©John Riley
Crow Knowl The trig below the mast.

Good condition 2005-01-01 13:52 - TP7320 (Irwell Spring)

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

Easy to find on kerbstone near South end of layby (especially with the sketch & photo from the OS website). The layby was full of cars as the local residents were all at home on New Years Day.

Irwell Spring The bolt on the kerbstone.
Irwell Spring See arrow for position of bolt.
Irwell Spring Lamp post 85 and view South down the A671.
Irwell Spring Close up of bolt.
Irwell Spring Close up of bolt.

Good condition 2004-12-31 15:29 - TP5471 (Plane Tree Hill)

FB Number: S1818   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

This looks like a place to watch aircraft during the day and I dread to think what goes on in this dirty, litter strewn car parking area at night. The trig is in good order considering its situation although it has been used as a convenient wall end feature.

Plane Tree Hill Looking NE across the airport.
Plane Tree Hill Looking NW across Yeadon.
Plane Tree Hill Flush bracket.
Plane Tree Hill Trig used as wall end.
Plane Tree Hill Looking South West.

Good condition 2004-12-30 11:52 - TP6769 (Water Grove)

FB Number: S4634   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Not a particularly attractive hill. It comes complete with pile of scrap iron and a pylon.

Water Grove Looking NW to Brown Wardle Hill.
Water Grove View NE complete with pylons.
Water Grove Looking North to pile of scrap iron.
Water Grove Flush Bracket.
Water Grove Close up of trig.
Water Grove Watergrove Reservoir from East Hill.©John Riley

Destroyed 2004-12-30 11:25 - TP7323 (Brown Wardle)

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

There must have been at one time as it was shown on old maps but there definitely hasn't been one here since the mid eighties when I first ran in this area. Nevertheless its a good place for a run or a walk.

Brown Wardle The approach from the South showing boundary stones.
Brown Wardle The flat summit looking North.
Brown Wardle The summit cairn.
Brown Wardle The possible site of the trig a few yards WNW of the cairn.
Brown Wardle OS South Pennines map 1984.
Brown Wardle OS South Pennines map 1978.
Brown Wardle Brown Wardle Hill from the East.

Good condition 2004-12-30 11:03 - TP3701 (Healey)

FB Number: S4420   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

The trig is on Rushy Hill which is a flat topped stony hill with a row of pylons. Trig is next to highest pylon. Good views.

Healey Approach from the East.
Healey Looking East.
Healey Looking North to Brown Wardle Hill.
Healey Flush bracket.
Healey Close up of trig.

Good condition 2004-12-29 12:13 - TP5750 (Roundabout)

FB Number: S1777   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Fantastic 360 degree long distance views. The trig is on an interesting knoll with two stones on the edge. I don't know the significance of the stones or the name Roundabout.

Roundabout Close up or trig.
Roundabout View SE to Emley Moor television mast.
Roundabout View SW over Kirkheaton to Almondbury and Castle Hill.
Roundabout Flush bracket.
Roundabout The nearby stones.
Roundabout Looking North West.
Roundabout Approach from the West.

Good condition 2004-12-27 12:28 - TP3091 (Extwistle Moor)

FB Number: S4504   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Nice and lonely here off the beaten track. The nearby "cairn circle" is a bit of a disappointment, just a few assorted stones in a haphazard ring.

Extwistle Moor Looking NE towards Boulsworth.
Extwistle Moor Looking South towards Worsthorne Moor.
Extwistle Moor Flush bracket.
Extwistle Moor The nearby stone circle.
Extwistle Moor Close up of trig.

Slightly damaged 2004-12-27 11:52 - TP1541 (Boulsworth)

FB Number: S1540   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

High point of the South Pennines. Known as Lad Law (see fasgadh's log). Fantacstic today in the snow although the views across Lancashire to Pendle Hill a bit hazy.

Boulsworth Looking South.
Boulsworth Looking West over Nelson towards Pendle Hill.
Boulsworth Flush bracket.
Boulsworth Close up of trig.
Boulsworth View of Boulsworth Hill from the South.

Good condition 2004-12-27 11:27 - TP0146 (Widdop)

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

Found fairly easily with help of photo and sketch from OS Passive Station website. Parked here and ran to Boulsworth then Extwistle Moor.

Widdop The post.
Widdop Concrete block at base of post.
Widdop The rivet.
Widdop The track NE to Boulsworth.
Widdop The view SE to Widdop Reservoir.

Good condition 2004-12-25 11:11 - TP1459 (Blackstone Edge)

FB Number: S4502   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

A cold and snowy Christmas morning run. Got caught in a blizzard on the summit. Normally extensive views across Lancashire but obliterated by incoming snowclouds today.

Blackstone Edge Looking North West.
Blackstone Edge Looking SE from below.
Blackstone Edge Flush bracket.
Blackstone Edge Trig
Blackstone Edge The nearby Aiggin Stone & adjacent plaque.
Blackstone Edge Looking SSW towards Blackstone Edge from the catchment drain.

Good condition 2004-12-19 12:44 - TP6638 (Tyersal)

FB Number: S4118   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

This trig is doing well to have survived in such good nick round here. Keep looking East it's nice and rural that way.

Tyersal Looking East from road.
Tyersal Looking NW to Tyersal Gate.
Tyersal Looking SE to Holme Bank Farm.
Tyersal Flush bracket.
Tyersal Looking East.

Destroyed 2004-12-19 12:35 - TP4067 (Hunsworth Hill)

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

From the old map it looks as if the farm buildings took the place of the trig.

Hunsworth Hill Looking SE to farm buildings from road.

Good condition 2004-12-19 12:25 - TP4825 (Mill Carr Hill)

FB Number: S4201   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Very near to road. In a rural area on the edge of Bradford. Views of Euroway Industrial Estate.

Mill Carr Hill Looking from the road.
Mill Carr Hill Looking NW across road to industrial estate.
Mill Carr Hill Flush bracket.
Mill Carr Hill Looking East.
Mill Carr Hill Looking North.

Good condition 2004-12-18 15:09 - TP0970 (Baildon Common)

FB Number: S4092   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

So close to the road you can't miss it, and there is even a carpark provided.

Baildon Common Looking towards Esholt.
Baildon Common Looking West across bend in road.
Baildon Common Looking across the road towards Baildon Hill.
Baildon Common Looking North.
Baildon Common Flush bracket.

Good condition 2004-12-18 14:55 - TP0971 (Baildon Hill)

FB Number: S1801   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good views all round. Quite a busy place on a Saturday afternoon, lots of dog walkers.

Baildon Hill Looking East.
Baildon Hill Looking South towards Shipley.
Baildon Hill Flush bracket.
Baildon Hill Looking South West.

Destroyed 2004-12-18 10:31 - TP5111 (Newhall)

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

As previous logs, definitely no trig. I'd rather be on some hill top.

Newhall Taken from the car at traffic lights on flyover, looking South.
Newhall Looking down embankment from near industrial estate.

Good condition 2004-12-12 12:56 - TP2759 (Delph Farm)

FB Number: S5306   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

This is a nice trig and is easily seen from the road but the wall is high and tricky. I got over at the junction of the road and the track to Smoulden Farm where there are some steps. I don't know if it matters but this is just inside West Yorkshire.

Delph Farm Close up looking NE to Delph Farm.
Delph Farm View from the wall corner towards the farm.
Delph Farm Flush bracket.
Delph Farm Looking over the wall from the roadside.
Delph Farm Steps by the wall corner at the track junction.

Destroyed 2004-12-12 12:23 - TP2050 (Catstones Hill)

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

This was here in the early 1990s when I have been running in this area but I haven't been here for a while.

Catstones Hill Just a patch of grass left.
Catstones Hill General view of the moor from wall corner looking SE.
Catstones Hill OS Outdoor Leisure 21 South Pennines 1:25000 (1984)

Good condition 2004-12-11 12:57 - TP0817 (Allerton Road)

FB Number: S4087   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

They don't come much nearer the road than this.

Allerton Road Looking West along Allerton Road.
Allerton Road Looking East towards Allerton.
Allerton Road Looking straight across the road to High Ash Park.
Allerton Road Flush bracket.

Destroyed 2004-12-11 12:43 - TP2718 (Daisy Hill)

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

No sign of a trig. Looks as though it would have been where the the new estate Bootham Park has been built.

Daisy Hill View Eastwards from open ground to Bootham Park estate.

Good condition 2004-12-11 12:22 - TP2452 (Cottingley Moor)

FB Number: S4089   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy one to find and thanks for the electric fence warnings. The place is surrounded by them!

Cottingley Moor Approaching from the ROW. The trig is to the left of the seagulls.
Cottingley Moor Looking NNW to Bingley St Ives Estate.
Cottingley Moor Looking SE towards Chellow Heights.
Cottingley Moor Looking SE back to track & electric fence.
Cottingley Moor Flush bracket.

Good condition 2004-12-11 12:01 - TP5145 (Norr Hill)

FB Number: S4088   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Nice spot in the fields with views over Airedale and Bingley.

Norr Hill Looking North over Cottingley Estate to Bingley.
Norr Hill Looking North West.
Norr Hill Looking South East.
Norr Hill Flush bracket.

Destroyed 2004-12-11 11:39 - TP3643 (Harrop Edge)

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

Trig definitely missing but surface block is there. Please don't go to the house near the road (the one with wrought iron gates with Thread Gold written on) as they don't own the field where the surface block is. Instead follow Back Lane northwards then turn sharp left down Stephenson Road to the first house. This is Greenland Farm, the home of Mr and Mrs Pickles. They are happy to allow people to go into their field and see the surface block. All they ask is you call at the house and get their permission before going into the field which is where they keep their horse. I chatted with Mrs Pickles for quite a while and explained what trigpointing was. She was concerned that someone else had been to the block before me this morning without asking permission (it did make it easier for me to find it as the grass was cleared away). Otherwise she was lovely and didn't treat me like a geek with a wierd hobby!

Harrop Edge Surface block close up.
Harrop Edge Looking NNW towards Mrs Pickles house.
Harrop Edge View SSE to Thread Gold property (opposite view to iainmac's photo).
Harrop Edge Looking North
Harrop Edge 1950 OS Map shows trig in same place as present surface block even before the two dwellings were built.

Good condition 2004-12-05 11:51 - TP5703 (Robin Cross Hill)

FB Number: S4500   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Trig is in excellent condition especially considering it's close proximity to the road. Views across Lancashire to Pendle Hill. The trig is not shown on my 1996 O.S. South Pennines map but is on the earlier 1984 and 1978 versions (the removal of the blue triangle makes it look like the wall is missing to the South of the trig).

Robin Cross Hill Looking North West towards Burnley.
Robin Cross Hill Looking East towards Black Hameldon.
Robin Cross Hill Flush bracket.
Robin Cross Hill Looking North East towards Worsthorne Moor.

Slightly damaged 2004-12-05 11:30 - TP1409 (Black Hameldon)

FB Number: S4491   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

This is on Hoof Stones Height on the Yorkshire / Lancashire boundary. Its soggy peat all around with views of Coal Clough Wind Farm at Stiperden. My first visit here was on the route of the Haworth Hobble (33 mile walk/run) on 15th March 1986.

Black Hameldon Looking South West towards the wind farm.
Black Hameldon Showing aforementioned trail bike tracks.
Black Hameldon Flush bracket.
Black Hameldon Looking North West.
Black Hameldon The nearby Coal Clough Wind Farm.

Damaged 2004-12-05 11:02 - TP1623 (Bridestones Moor)

FB Number: S4501   Condition: Damaged   Score: 7/10

This is easily seen from the road from Blackshaw Head over to Burnley standing out on the horizon. Interesting rock formations at Great Bride Stones a few yards away, especially the Bottle Stone. Good views accross the upper Calder Valley and Walsden valley.

Bridestones Moor View North towards the road and the Pole Hill Radar Station used for aircraft navigation.
Bridestone Moor Great Bride Stones with the Bottle Neck Stone on the right.©John Riley
Bridestones Moor Looking roughly East in the direction of Blackshaw Head.
Bridestones Moor Flush bracket.
Bridestones Moor Looking up from below the rocks.

Good condition 2004-12-04 13:08 - TP7070 (Worlds Hill)

FB Number: S4676   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy to find next to radio mast but mast isn't shown on OS map (South Pennines 1996).

Worlds Hill Looking North.
Worlds Hill Looking South West.
Worlds Hill Flush bracket.
Worlds Hill Looking North East to radio mast.

Good condition 2004-11-28 13:09 - TP6152 (Standedge)

FB Number: S4402   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

I love this exposed and rocky Millstone Edge. The views accross Castleshaw Reservoirs stretch out across Oldham and Manchester. Cold and windy today but clear.

Standedge Looking North East.
Standedge Looking North West towards Windy Hill.
Standedge The view South West over Castleshaw Reservoirs.
Standedge Flush bracket.
Standedge Looking South.

Damaged 2004-11-28 12:42 - TP4930 (Moss Moor)

FB Number: S4487   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

Trig is in a poor state of repair. Close to Windy Hill radio mast and the high point of the M62 as it crosses the Pennines. Known as White Hill on the Pennine Way.

Moss Moor Looking East.
Moss Moor Looking towards Windy Hill and Blackstone Edge.
Moss Moor Flush Bracket.
Moss Moor Showing damage to top.
Moss Moor Showing general damage.

Destroyed 2004-11-27 10:27 - TP5843 (Scholes)

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

As prevoius logs, no sign of a trig, just houses and gardens.

Scholes Looking South down the ginnel from roughly the point where the trig would have been.

Damaged 2004-11-27 10:00 - TP2758 (Delf Hill)

FB Number: S4128   Condition: Damaged   Score: 4/10

I approached along the track from Royds Hall Woods and could see the little gorse covered hill next to the edge of the housing estate. I climbed a path and luckily went right and found the trig completely engulfed by the gorse.

Delf Hill Looking North East.
Delf Hill Looking North towards Bradford.
Delf Hill Flush bracket.
Delf Hill Close up of trig.
Delf Hill Showing damage.

Good condition 2004-11-21 11:15 - TP3657 (Hartshead Moor Top)

FB Number: S1767   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easily found over the wall only a few yards from the A649.

Hartshead Moor Top Looking West.
Hartshead Moor Top Looking North.
Hartshead Moor Top Flush bracket.

Good condition 2004-11-20 14:42 - TP2688 (Cupwith Hill)

FB Number: S4369   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easily found from the A640 New Hey Road. The giant tussocks covered in snow made the going hard today.

Cupwith Hill Looking East with Moorside Edge radio masts to the left.
Cupwith Hill Looking South West.
Cupwith Hill Flush bracket.
Cupwith Hill Looking North East towards Scammonden.
Cupwith Hill Close up of trig.

Good condition 2004-11-14 13:42 - TP1479 (Blake Moor)

FB Number: S4496   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Trig is perched on the rocky outcrop of Little Holder Stones. Views include Stoodley Pike and Blackstone Edge. I like it here among the heather and boulders of millstone grit.

Blake Moor Trig perched on Little Holder Stones.©John Riley
Blake Moor Lookin North to Stoodley Pike.
Blake Moor Flush bracket.
Blake Moor Looking South towards White Holme Reservoir.

Good condition 2004-11-14 12:54 - TP5692 (Rishworth Moor)

FB Number: S4490   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

On the top of Dog Hill with views of the M62 motorway and the Windy Hill radio mast to the South West.

Rishworth Moor Looking North East
Rishworth Moor Flush bracket.
Rishworth Moor Looking SW towards Green Withens and Windy Hill

Good condition 2004-11-13 10:01 - TP3969 (Hollin Hill)

FB Number: 11178   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

A good place to be on a crisp sunny morning. Views extend up into the Yorkshire Dales. Very close to the Ovenden Moor Windfarm and the Halifax Sailing Club at Warley Moor Reservoir (known locally as Fly Flats). There is a nice rememberence plaque to a departed Yorkshireman - it makes you think!

Hollin Hill Close up looking North.
Hollin Hill Looing SW towards Stoodley Pike.
Hollin Hill Flush bracket
Hollin Hill Looking SE towards Ovenden Moor Windfarm.©John Riley
Hollin Hill Looking to the trig and cairns from the nearest wind turbine.
Hollin Hill Plaque in memory of Robert Robinson, Yorkshireman.
Hollin Hill Looking up from the delphs.©John Riley
Hollin Hill The nearby Warley Moor Reservoir and the Halifax Sailing Club.
Hollin Hill View towards windfarm - added 01.03.09©John Riley

Good condition 2004-11-06 10:25 - TP5221 (Old Lindley Moor)

FB Number: S4197   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Close to house on West side of Crosland Road, in paddock surrounded by single wire fence. Called at house to ask permission to go onto their property but no-one was in. Went on property anyway with great care. There is an interesting stone pillar (Haigh Cross) even closer to the house so I suspect they are used to historians also going on their land.

Old Lindley Moor Trig and house from the road.
Old Lindley Moor Looking away from house towards Lindley Moor Road
Old Lindley Moor Flush bracket
Old Lindley Moor Haigh Cross (not a cross) near to house

Good condition 2004-11-06 10:14 - TP6925 (Wholestone Moor)

FB Number: S4198   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Very misty today but genarally views are good. Quite close to Moorside Edge Wireless Station. There is the constant hum of the M62 motorway.

Wholestone Moor Looking West
Wholestone Moor Close up looking North West
Wholestone Moor Flush bracket
Wholestone Moor Looking North

Good condition 2004-11-06 09:46 - TP3189 (Fixby Ridge)

FB Number: S1766   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy to spot in fields behind the Water Works. Views stretch out SE towards Huddersfield and Emley Moor television mast. A bit misty today.

Fixby Ridge Trig and Water Works, looking North West
Fixby Ridge Looking SW towards radio mast
Fixby Ridge Flush bracket
Fixby Ridge Close up looking South East
Fixby Ridge Close up looking South West

Destroyed 2004-10-31 14:28 - TP2239 (Close Head Lane)

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

Trig long gone. It is shown on the 1978 South Pennines Outdoor Leisure map but was definitely not there in the early nineties when I first looked. Added 19-12-06: has the Flush Bracket number as S4101 and a Waypoint of T05606.

Close Head Lane Detail from 1978 South Pennine map showing trig at 1050'
Close Head Lane View of field looking from road to brow of hill where trig must have been

Good condition 2004-10-31 13:13 - TP5377 (Penistone Hill)

FB Number: 11900   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Close to Haworth famous for the Brontes. Penistone Hill Country Park is a popular family walking area. Several fell races start from here and head out to the Haworth and Stanbury Moors. The trig could use a coat of paint.

Penistone Hill Looking North
Penistone Hill Looking South
Penistone Hill Flush bracket
Penistone Hill Penistone Hill scenery close by the trig

Destroyed 2004-10-30 10:32 - TP5538 (Pule Hill)

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

This place is a quarry and a rubbish tip. The earthmovers have been in and redesigned the area. The trig was obviously a victim. Added 19-12-06: Info on shows two entrys for pillars at Pule Hill. One is S4401 (Waypoint T05899) which is classed as Unknown. The other is 11254 (Waypoint T20953) classed as Destroyed. Both are at SE 0877 2761. I would guess one replaced the other at some point then the second one was destroyed.

Pule Hill Nearest thing to a pillar I could find.
Pule Hill Bend in track looking North.
Pule Hill General view looking South
Pule Hill Trig as shown on OS map Sheet SE02 - 1958

Good condition 2004-10-30 10:12 - TP6052 (Soil Hill Connecting Point)

FB Number: S4119   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Nice to see this one survived although it's mate didn't.

Soil Hill CP Looking South.
Soil Hill CP Looking North.
Soil Hill CP Flush Bracket
Soil Hill CP Close up.

Destroyed 2004-10-30 09:57 - TP6051 (Soil Hill)

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

No sign of the trig now. It was here in the early nineties when I was doing the South Pennine 39 Trigs Challenge. Ineresting pond with vaccary walls nearby.

Soil Hill Nearby pond with vaccary wall around.©John Riley

Damaged 2004-10-29 12:56 - TP4070 (Hunter Hill)

FB Number: S4405   Condition: Damaged   Score: 4/10

Still standing but top damaged. Easy to find from road.Too misty today for any scenic photos.

Hunter Hill Looking East into the mist.
Hunter Hill Looking North.
Hunter Hill Showing damage to top.
Hunter Hill Flush bracket.
Hunter Hill Looking South West.
Hunter Hill Went back after visiting Hollin Hill on a clearer day. Looking NE to Soil Hill. Added 13.11.04.
Hunter Hill View towards the wind farm. Remains of poor dead sheep next to trig. Added 31.01.10.

Good condition 2004-10-26 17:48 - TP2311 (Cock Hill)

FB Number: S4102   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy one to find in field in full view of the road. The light was going so my photos are a bit dim.

Cock Hill A gloomy October evening
Cock Hill Looking North towards Pepper Hill
Cock Hill Flush bracket

Good condition 2004-10-25 15:29 - TP0600 (Greetland FBM Aux 1)

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

Found it on third visit. I was armed with a photo and a diagram from the Passive Station Database on but didn't need them. Found it already uncovered and wondered how I could have missed it the day before. Now I know Pengy&Tigger had done the work for me.

Greetland FBM Aux 1 Close up of Bernsten
Greetland FBM Aux 1 With the lid off
Greetland FBM Aux 1 Close up with lid off (It was replaced securely)
Greetland FBM Aux 1 View with wall behind
Greetland FBM Aux 1 View looking SE to buildings on Rochdale Road

Good condition 2004-10-24 14:10 - TP0150 (Greetland Wall)

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

This was very overgrown. Found it on second visit with the help of a photo and a diagram from the Passive Station Database on but it was still a tricky one.

Greetland Wall There it is Dad!
Greetland Wall Close up of rivet

Good condition 2004-10-23 09:38 - TP7234 (Greetland (R))

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

A very well presented FBM. Looks like something from a high class graveyard.

Greetland (R) View looking NE
Greetland (R) General view looking SW
Greetland (R) Front close up
Greetland (R) Top close up. Height above datum 774.71 feet
Greetland (R) Rear close up
Greetland (R) Detail from old 6" OS map

Good condition 2004-10-17 14:36 - TP3775 (High Brown Knoll)

FB Number: S4630   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Its a great area Midgley Moor. One of my regular haunts on training runs. The air shafts Ted mentions (below) are ventilation shafts for the old water supply conduit which took water from Widdop Reservoir to the Halifax Waterworks.

High Brown Knoll Looking NE to Nab Hill (Hollin Hill)
High Brown Knoll Looking South East
High Brown Knoll Approach along Limers Gate from the North West
High Brown Knoll Flush bracket
High Brown Knoll Looking NE to Nab Hill (Hollin Hill) again. Added 28.12.09, a bit colder today.

Good condition 2004-10-16 10:17 - TP1108 (Beacon Hill Halifax)

FB Number: S4241   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Trig hiding over the wall next to electricity sub-station. Magnificent views over Halifax town centre and surrounding district.

Beacon Hill, Halifax Looking East over the wall
Beacon Hill, Halifax Looking South
Beacon Hill, Halifax View over Halifax town centre
Beacon Hill, Halifax Old and new style beacons

Good condition 2004-10-16 10:00 - TP6088 (Southowram)

FB Number: S1768   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Bit of a dangerous position, only a couple of yards from a 30' drop into a quarry!!

Southowram Looking North across the quarry
Southowram Looking South
Southowram Looking South East
Southowram Flush bracket

Slightly damaged 2004-10-07 17:20 - TP4636 (Manshead End)

FB Number: S4404   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Nice climb on permissive path up Greenwood Clough from the end of Baitings Reservoir. Great views.

Manshead End Looking NW towards Stoodley Pike
Manshead End Looking North towards Crow Hill
Manshead End Showing damage to top edges
Manshead End Flush Bracket
Manshead End Looking up from the top of Greenwood Clough
Manshead End View from Manshead looking over Baitings Reservoir

Slightly damaged 2004-10-03 16:40 - TP4144 (Keelam)

FB Number: S4643   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Usually great views over the Calder Valley but wet and misty today. Known locally as Sheep Stones Edge.

Keelam The approach from the south.
Keelam Looking south towards Crow Hill.
Keelam Flush bracket
Keelam Looking north towards High Brown Knoll.
Keelam View south west to Stoodley Pike.
Keelam This was taken just after the blizzard on 09.01.10.

Good condition 2004-10-02 10:25 - TP5142 (Norland Moor)

FB Number: S4334   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good views to Manshead, Crow Hill and the Calder Valley. Ladstone Rock nearby.

Norland Moor Looking NNW accross the Calder Valley towards Midgley Moor.
Norland Moor Looking East
Norland Moor View to the West and Crow Hill.©John Riley
Norland Moor Flush bracket

Good condition 2004-09-26 16:10 - TP2626 (Crow Hill)

FB Number: S4371   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

I have given 10 points for the fantastic 360 degree scenic views. It was the first Trig I ever saw as a child over 45 years ago and have made it my first to be logged here. Also I can see it from my house!

Crow Hill Looking towards Halifax
Crow Hill Looking towards Blackstone Edge
Crow Hill Looking towards Stoodley Pike
Crow Hill Flush Bracket c/w local spider!
Crow Hill Approach from the North East©John Riley
Crow Hill View from across the valley (added 26.07.09)©John Riley
Crow Hill Snowy view across to Stoodley Pike (added 20.12.09)©John Riley

Good condition 2003-07-26 15:17 - TP6043 (Snowdon Summit)

FB Number: 10684   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Very fleeting visit as the high point of the International Snowdon Race. Its a busy place today with train loads of tourists plus 354 fell runners. Can't stop, must get down to the finish at Llanberis.

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