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Moved 2019-12-09 19:22 - TP5915 (Sharlston)

FB Number: S1794   Condition: Moved   Score: 6/10

Very easy find along footpath. Tried to measure angle but too windy for a plumb line - could never have predicted that! Angle doesn't look too worrying though.

Good condition 2019-12-09 13:55 - TP3703 (Heath Common)

FB Number: S4097   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

As others have said, in the midst of thick bracken even in December. Whichever way you approach you will be thinking "there must be a better way than this", but there isn't. Good car parking in layby near road junction. Unfortunately spoiled by a litter bin which it appears Wakefield Council last emptied in 1984.

Heath Common Trig Point on a Sunny Day
Anyone awake at Wakefield Council?

Good condition 2019-12-09 13:40 - TP6720 (Walton Lane)

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

In a garden area which spans the length of the terrace of 3 houses. However only 5 metres from roadside and a clear view if you step up into the hedgerow so no need to disturb the householders. Looking in good nick!

Good condition 2019-12-09 13:24 - TP2149 (Chevet Common)

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

From gate at road junction but involved crossing a locked gate and a barbed wire fence. There is good parking not far along the B6132 running north from the junction.

Chevet Common Trig Pillar

Good condition 2019-12-09 12:00 - TP7064 (Woolley Edge)

FB Number: S1785   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good roadside parking and a 2 minute walk up through the woods. Easily seen at this time of year but located within the wooded area so views are restricted.

Wooley Edge Trig Pillar

Good condition 2019-11-19 13:30 - TP1556 (Brackenhill)

FB Number: S1914   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Signage on the field opening (see photo) suggests the land owners are discouraging trig visitors specifically as it seems unlikely anyone else would want to head into the field. However I asked at the farm a little further down the lane and the pleasant lady there gave me permission to walk across the field as there was nothing currently planted. Suggest for the good name of trigpointing others do likewise as there doesn't seem to be any other viable means of access. On arrival it is easy enough to spot but well buried at the right hand end of the hedge. As in many cases, housing development is underway close by and it may not be long before another pillar is lost.

Brackenhill Trig Pillar
Brackenhill Sign

Good condition 2019-11-18 13:00 - TP6918 (Whitley Resr)

FB Number: S4072   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easily seen from road. Carefully nipped over the wall.

Whitley Resr Trig Pillar

Good condition 2019-11-18 12:40 - TP2114 (Chapel Hill)

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

Easily found along bridleway in a semi-urban area but with extensive views in most directions. Despite being alongside a hedge it has thus far escaped capture.

Chapel Hill Trig Pillar

Good condition 2019-11-18 12:15 - TP4832 (Millbank)

FB Number: 10693   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

Parked to west in Hall lane opposite piles of tipped rubbish and the shell of a burned out building. Walked DOWNHILL (unusual!) on muddy waterlogged tracks. Location of pillar not immediately obvious but on top of far (east) embankment of old railway cutting about 50 yds from track just outside corner of field. To get there involved 1. Stepping over an electric fence, 2. Ducking under an electric fence, 3. Lying on floor and rolling under an electric fence, 4. Stepping round land mines and slaying dragons, 5. Avoiding 100 ft drop off a cliff edge, before eventually finding it cowering in its lair of vegetation. The position is strange, even without vegetation it wouldn't command much of a view in most directions. OK 4 was a lie.

Millbank Trig Pillar

Good condition 2019-10-14 11:55 - TP5258 (Overgate Croft Farm)

FB Number: S5302   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

There is a good, almost direct path from nearby (2.2mls) Rombalds Moor Trig

Overgate Croft Farm

Good condition 2019-10-14 10:53 - TP0704 (Rombalds Moor)

FB Number: 2959   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

This is the kind of walk to a trig pillar I visualised when I embarked on this bizarre project a few months ago. Good paths (if a little boggy today), open access and good views.

On Ilkley Moor Baht 'at
On Ilkley Moor wi' 'at

Good condition 2019-10-06 15:55 - TP4572 (Lower Snapethorpe)

FB Number: S4079   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Now just outside the perimeter fence of an under construction housing development. If it goes beyond the currently fenced area it will swallow up the pillar. Still buried in a hawthorn hedge, in need of secateurs treatment. Access path heavy with mud and dog poo.

Slightly damaged 2019-10-05 14:48 - TP5750 (Roundabout)

FB Number: S1777   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Easy access and good views. New seating arrangement looks good - hope it encourages more visitors.

Roundabout Trig
Roundabout Flush Bracket

Good condition 2019-10-02 10:40 - TP5142 (Norland Moor)

FB Number: S4334   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Most recent of many visits to this lovely moorland area. Unfortunately most of the paths were streams today. Would like to write more but need to wring out some socks.....

Damaged 2019-09-30 13:45 - TP4070 (Hunter Hill)

FB Number: S4405   Condition: Damaged   Score: 5/10

In a sheep field. Top of pillar has taken a right battering (unlikely to be sheep inflicted)

Hunter Hill Pillar

Good condition 2019-09-30 13:15 - TP3969 (Hollin Hill)

FB Number: 11178   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Pillar is in good condition, nicely painted and now has a second memorial plaque attached (for David Ryland). Sadly the approach from the road has been trashed by off-roaders who both carved up the moorland and left rubbish and vehicle parts in their wake. Very upsetting.

Hollin Hill Pillar

Slightly damaged 2019-09-25 20:05 - TP5429 (Peter Lane)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 3/10

Stuck in a hedge alongside a footpath with little to commend it. At least it was quite visible, the surrounding vegetation having been thrashed.

Peter Lane

Moved 2019-09-25 13:46 - TP6488 (Tingley Hall)

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

Took some time to track this one down. Looking in wrong estate for ages until a friendly native pointed me in the right direction. Access is from A650 behind war memorial. Very pleasant if non-original location but surrounded by houses so no views. Closest pillar to a motorway junction??

Tingley Hall
Approach Road

Good condition 2019-09-25 12:00 - TP3649 (Hart Hill)

FB Number: S1902   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Took a little while to locate the right approach path. Need to be on "Harthill Lane" not "Harthill". Then cross barbed wire at more than crotch height Not the most exhilarating find but at least the crown jewels are still intact.

Hart Hill

Good condition 2019-09-23 12:40 - TP5697 (Rivock Edge)

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

No gamekeepers evident today but signs on a possible access road indicate there may not be an ice cream van waiting. Decent semi urban views but an unwelcoming feel.

Rivock Edge Pillar
Access Warning

Good condition 2019-09-20 14:00 - TP7020 (Wolfstones Height)

FB Number: S4400   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Lovely well kept area with great views. Large new signs inform access is permissible (from several different points) though no right of way exists. Diamond Jubilee collar is good repurposing. Check out the very active duck pond in the private garden at the road junction SSW

Wolfstones Height Pillar
Nearby Seating Area

Good condition 2019-09-17 12:15 - TP6819 (West Nab)

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

Easy access (minor bog hopping), wide ranging views

Good condition 2019-09-05 12:15 - TP1623 (Bridestones Moor)

FB Number: S4501   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2019-08-21 14:54 - TP5184 (Northorpe)

FB Number: S4070   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Almost lost to the barbed wire and brambles!


Slightly damaged 2019-08-21 14:35 - TP5146 (Norristhorpe)

FB Number: S4077   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

Good condition 2019-08-21 14:14 - TP3657 (Hartshead Moor Top)

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

Good condition 2019-08-17 20:25 - TP2626 (Crow Hill)

FB Number: S4371   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy access on footpaths from Shaw's Lane to ESE but very boggy in places.

Good condition 2019-08-16 11:40 - TP5221 (Old Lindley Moor)

FB Number: S4197   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Uninspiring and surrounded by on-going housing development. Uncertain how long it will continue to dodge the bulldozers.

Slightly damaged 2019-08-15 20:00 - TP4636 (Manshead End)

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

Good but boggy permissive path from Baitings Reservoir monitored by a herd of bullocks.

Unreachable but visible 2019-08-14 15:55 - TP1108 (Beacon Hill Halifax)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 5/10

Stood at the wall 5m away from the pillar. Didn't cross the wall to touch it because: 1. It's in a residential garden and I wanted to respect their privacy. 2. The wall looked unstable and I didn't want to cause any damage. 3. I don't fancy my chances face to face with a large alsatian on his patch. 4. The grass was long and wet. (Actually 4 wasn't a significant part of the rationale).

Slightly damaged 2019-08-13 21:43 - TP5692 (Rishworth Moor)

FB Number: S4490   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Path from Oxygrains Old Bridge is not obvious but ignore the obvious path and go 40yds on road towards Ripponden to find a path taking the diagonal ramp left. This soon comes to a top gate then follow it all way to trig (faint through long grass in early part)

Good condition 2019-08-12 15:16 - TP4144 (Keelam)

FB Number: S4643   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Excellent long distance views, and decent path right to pillar!

Couldn't find it 2019-08-07 15:00 - TP3676 (Haw Cliff Top)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Couldn't find it   Score: 2/10

Good condition 2019-08-05 15:05 - TP6925 (Wholestone Moor)

FB Number: S4198   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2019-08-05 15:00 - TP2688 (Cupwith Hill)

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

Repainted 01.07.19. Looking Good!

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