2020-08-01 15:50 - TP4093 (Hydons Ball)
FB Number: S5653 Condition: Slightly damaged Score: 8/10
Parked in NT car park and enjoyed a lovely walk through the woods to my first brick-built trig pillar. There's a nice woodland view from the pillar, and the hill on which it's sited also contains a large concrete memorial seat, which provided a much-needed place for me to rest, having bagged eight pillars today. The hilltop is also dotted with hatches and chimneys from a reservoir, which almost makes it look like fairies and goblins live here - especially with the word 'goblin' graffiti-ed onto one of the hatches. There's a brick-built cairn along the track to the car park which looks a bit like this trig (but clearly isn't one). I wonder why it's there...
2020-08-01 15:15 - TP5713 (Rodborough Hill)
FB Number: S6513 Condition: Good Score: 2/10
One of my least favourite pillars. Pulled off A3 very sharply into Mobile Home Park, wondering how I was going to get out safely given that it's a very small driveway that connects directly to a busy dual carriageway without any filter lane or hard shoulder. Followed track to bore hole easily enough, but no sign of trig. Bracken was head height, very thick, and interlaced with brambles. The faintest of trails could just be discerned up the hill, which was steep and felt somewhat less than solid underfoot. Vegetation meant I couldn't really see where I was stepping. Hacked and scrambled my way to the top of the ridge... no trig! Eventually found it hiding below the undergrowth a few metres along. Definitely not one to attempt in the summer, and with no views and nothing remarkable about the pillar itself, this is one of the least rewarding trigs I've bagged.
2020-08-01 14:25 - TP0323 (Hindhead)
FB Number: S1535 Condition: Good Score: 10/10
One of my favourite pillars to visit, this is easily accessed from the NT car park via a well-maintained and signposted trail, which takes in a few other landmarks along the way (such as the Celtic Cross and the benchmarked Sailor's Stone), whilst offering truly spectacular views across The Devil's Punchbowl. And the climb up Gibbet Hill to the pillar is a nice, gentle one. Pillar itself is white painted, with a toposcope instead of a spider, a NT sign on one face, and plaques on two others. It's a real joy to stay here and enjoy the view (and indeed, I was far from alone when I bagged this pillar).
2020-08-01 13:30 - TP4177 (Kettlebury Hill)
FB Number: S6250 Condition: Good Score: 8/10
Road closures and diversions today meant I found this location more by luck than judgment. Nevertheless, once there, it was a nice, leisurely walk from the car park up to the pillar. Red soil and lots of gorse bushes made it feel like I was abroad somewhere, especially with today's hot weather. Pillar had attracted a swarm of flies, but was otherwise intact on its strange concrete hump. Superb views from the edges of the trig's clearing.
2020-08-01 12:55 - TP2614 (Crooksbury Hill)
FB Number: S6512 Condition: Good Score: 8/10
Oddest looking pillar I've yet encountered, but it's a thing of beauty. It may not be the original, and it may have had a new coat of bricks, but it's in excellent condition, with plaque, toposcope and FB all present, correct, and shiny. Walk up to the pillar from the car park is surprisingly steep, but there are steps set into the hillside, and the climb and view are both beautiful.
2020-08-01 12:15 - TP4063 (Hungry Hill)
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Toppled Score: 3/10
Easily accessed woodland location, though it took a bit of searching to find the trig. (Made a note before setting out that it's behind a tree. This wasn't helpful.) It's still in the wrong place, still toppled, and still covered with moss rather than metalwork, but its horizontal aspect and mossy covering made it a comfortable place to sit and rest!
2020-08-01 11:45 - TP7861 (Bricksbury Hill)
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Damaged Score: 5/10
Set out to bag eight pillars today. This was actually the easiest of them to find (thanks to this site), which is quite ironic seeing as how nobody found it at all until very recently! Mark of 5 is because the walk up to the pillar was very scenic, but the pillar itself is... well, frankly, I'm amazed it's not logged as Remains! Certainly the sorriest looking pillar I've come across. But at least it's still standing. Ants appear to have taken over the central hole.
2020-08-01 11:00 - TP4820 (Miles Hill)
FB Number: S5542 Condition: Good Score: 8/10
I am also indebted to 21qazxsw for showing the way. (Your coin is still there, btw.) Scenic walk up to the trig through a veritable maze of gorse bushes, some of them as tall as I am! Lots of cyclists, dog walkers, and bird spotters out today, but no soldiers, so made my way to the trig unchallenged and enjoyed a great view across Farnborough. Lots of low flying aircraft punctuated the silence.
2020-07-18 17:10 - TP2480 (Crabtree Cottages)
FB Number: S3361 Condition: Good Score: 2/10
Let's start with the good news: as of April 2020, they've stopped charging for use of the nearby Norbury car park. Hurrah! Seventh and final trig bag for me today, and a total pig it was, too. It's not on the bridleway; you have to turn off to the left through a gap in the hedge just before the field begins. And even then, at this time of year, you need a bit of luck to spot it. It's on the right, at the edge of said field, and surrounded by foliage which does a very good job of obscuring it. I was on the verge of giving up on this one, and only saw it by a stroke of luck. As with most of the trigs in this neck of the woods, it's best visited in winter.
2020-07-18 16:05 - TP6411 (The Nower)
FB Number: S3360 Condition: Good Score: 7/10
A total bugger to find, because I'm idiot enough to look for it in July when all the ferns have grown tall enough to almost completely conceal it. Walked past it three times before spotting the damn thing! Trig offers no views, but a few benches along the way do, as does the temple at the top of the hill.
2020-07-18 14:55 - TP5629 (Redlands Wood)
FB Number: S3359 Condition: Good Score: 7/10
This location is like a maze in July when the ferns have grown above pillar height! Found this trig after a lot of searching and more by luck than judgment, in a clearing off a narrow path between the ferns. No views, but forest and ferns themselves are very beautiful.
2020-07-18 13:25 - TP4514 (Logmore Farm)
FB Number: S3339 Condition: Good Score: 7/10
Parked in Broadmoor car park and walked up via the waterfall, which made for a far more attractive selfie than the usual angular lumps of concrete! But this isn't Waterfalls UK, so I'll withhold that one! Long walk with lots of ups and downs, and planned route from fall to trig via a field track was very clearly signposted Keep Out, so I took the narrow fieldside public footpath further up. Trig itself was easily found, and on an embankment which meant I could sit next to it and get my breath back. Lockdown has made me unfit(ter). Memorial plaque on the side; FB is round the back.
2020-07-18 12:25 - TP2924 (Dunley Wood)
FB Number: S3778 Condition: Good Score: 3/10
Thank you to previous concrete chasers who provided advice to go off track by the square cable markers. Without you, I might have missed this mossy pillar among all the nettles. Bagging this trig at the height of July is not recommended. Car park was free and nearby, but extremely busy - hot, sunny Saturdays also not recommended!
2020-07-18 11:45 - TP4779 (Merrow Downs)
FB Number: S3779 Condition: Good Score: 7/10
Parked in layby near golf course and walked up public footpath adjacent to road through a tunnel of trees. White painted trig visible as soon as end of treeline is apparent. Very pleasant little walk. Golfers were present; waited until they'd completed the hole next to the pillar before swooping in for the obligatory selfie. Someone had left a crust of bread on top of it, presumably for the birds. Easiest bag of the day (not a hotly-contested accolade, as it turned out...)
2020-07-18 11:05 - TP0935 (August Hill)
FB Number: S3787 Condition: Good Score: 4/10
Also parked by the postbox at the junction and walked up the track. Had a bit of fun finding this one because there were a lot of ferns obscuring the view and brambles tripping me up... this turned out to be a bit of a theme today! However, trig found without too many problems - way back out of wood not quite so easily discovered!
2020-03-16 18:10 - TP1126 (Beedon Hill)
FB Number: S5824 Condition: Good Score: 2/10
Mossy pillar hidden in muddy wood next to field of elephant grass which is *very* slippery underfoot. Field is accessible only by scrambling up a nettle covered embankment whilst simultaneously pushing through a thorny hedge. Not one of my favourite trigs!
2020-02-23 16:05 - TP4107 (Inkpen Hill)
FB Number: S1910 Condition: Good Score: 6/10
I'm not sure why there's a fallow strip all the way across this stony, muddy field, but I'm very glad there is, as it makes reaching this trig a lot easier.
2020-02-23 15:30 - TP0302 (Inkpen)
FB Number: 11798 Condition: Slightly damaged Score: 6/10
Diligently guarded by a platoon of sheep.
2020-02-23 14:15 - TP3274 (Fullerton)
FB Number: S1693 Condition: Toppled Score: 5/10
Here's a sorry sight - I'm presuming TP in this case stands for Toppled Pillar. Had to stamp down on a lot of nettles to photograph the FB, but at least it's still there. Perhaps we should start a fundraiser to get this trig back in its proper position? I'll start by donating the 2p coin that's still in its sight hole...
2020-02-23 13:45 - TP2729 (Danebury Hill)
FB Number: S1695 Condition: Good Score: 8/10
I love this place! Free parking, incredible views, and a very beautiful little piece of England. A little too infested with people for my liking (I had fun trying not to include the father and son flying a kite right next to the pillar in my photos), but otherwise well worth the trip.
2020-02-14 16:25 - TP3970 (Hollingbury Castle)
FB Number: S4048 Condition: Good Score: 7/10
Trig on an embankment next to a maze of gorse bushes. Approach was slippery underfoot, and area was surrounded by a *lot* of magpies, but the biggest worry was looking out for golf balls, as the permissive path that leads to it crosses a golf course.
2020-02-14 16:00 - TP0760 (Ditchling)
FB Number: S3701 Condition: Good Score: 8/10
Bagged this one en route to a gig in Brighton. Someone had left a pair of roses on the trig. I've never known a pillar have an admirer before! Well, it was Valentine's Day... Trig in very good nick, despite being surrounded by sheep, and easily accessed via a car park right next to it.
2020-01-01 15:50 - TP5212 (Odiham Firs)
FB Number: S5845 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
Concealed in copse beside road. Easy (if muddy) to access.
2020-01-01 15:15 - TP1107 (Beacon Hill Catchment)
FB Number: S6534 Condition: Good Score: 6/10
This trig marked the second time I've strayed onto millitary land for bagging purposes. A few ramblers and dogs were about, but lots of cars parked at the access point (and also every other explosively signposted entrance gate I drove past en route) made me wonder whether something was going on. Steep hill offers fabulous view for enthusiasts of trees.
2020-01-01 14:06 - TP1439 (Blackbushe Aerodrome)
FB Number: S5559 Condition: Good Score: 2/10
My least favourite location so far - down the A30, fast traffic, no footways, ditches, brambles, gorse bushes, mud, rotten trees... every kind of yuck. Trig hidden from view in stretch of verge with no landmarks. Tips: Attempt this one in winter. Park in small layby to the west, then walk back down A30, counting your footsteps. When you reach the milestone, you're halfway there.
2020-01-01 13:30 - TP3682 (Hawley)
FB Number: S5556 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
First time I've strayed onto military land in search of a trig. Signage looks scary, but needn't have worried. Saw lots of ramblers and dog walkers and children, but no soldiers. Painted pebble on top of this trig - otters this time, not whales! Wonder what that's in aid of... Trig in the middle of a woody patch, so no views.
2019-09-28 15:50 - TP1037 (Barn Hill)
FB Number: S3266 Condition: Good Score: 7/10
Well-kept pillar in a park by a bench and a hollow tree, with view of Wembley Stadium. Visited on the way back from a gig (not at Wembley).
2019-08-17 16:20 - TP4072 (Huntingland)
FB Number: S3763 Condition: Good Score: 6/10
Pillar is sited a few metres to the left of a hedgerow between two fields. Great view from up here, but very exposed.
2019-08-17 15:40 - TP2197 (Clare Hill)
FB Number: S1854 Condition: Good Score: 6/10
Something has made a burrow under this trig. Fortunately, it wasn't at home when I visited.
2019-08-17 15:15 - TP0791 (Adwell Cop)
FB Number: S1893 Condition: Good Score: 6/10
At the end of a hedge separating two wheatfields is a large mound completely covered in nettles. Fortunately (and surprisingly) this pillar isn't on top of the mound - it's round the side at the edge of one of the fields, so I emerged un-stung. Amazing view towards Lewknor, spoiled slightly by the M40 cutting through the valley.
View from trig. ©andyrandom
2019-08-17 14:35 - TP0317 (Shirburn Hill)
FB Number: S2025 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
Trig in a field full of cows; fortunately, they didn't seem interested in their trig-bagging visitor. Field is accessed by a stile, on which is a wooden plaque with 'Bruce's Run' engraved on it. Perhaps after a trigpointer who got chased by the livestock?
2019-08-15 20:10 - TP1496 (Blewburton Hill)
FB Number: S3738 Condition: Good Score: 7/10
Imprisoned trig between two fences. Surprisingly busy evening for a hill in the middle of nowhere - three couples were up here picnicking and/or watching the sunset. And all I had for company was a lump of concrete! It was a beautiful sunset, though, over a very extensive view.
2019-08-08 18:10 - TP1073 (Barton Stacey)
FB Number: S1652 Condition: Good Score: 6/10
Weird one, this. It's down a little country lane with a very unkempt verge except for this one well-groomed little oasis with a memorial bench and an immaculately painted trig pillar in it. Just behind the hedge is a military practice area, and there are countless signs telling people to keep out because there's unexploded military hardware there which might kill them. And next to the trig, just out of shot, is a sign that says "You are being watched" and that suspicious behaviour will be reported to the police! I do hope trigpointing doesn't count as suspicious...
2019-08-05 19:20 - TP3656 (Hartridge Farm)
FB Number: S4646 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
Been waiting for them to harvest the crop in this field for weeks - it was higher than the trig and I couldn't see it!
2019-08-01 18:30 - TP6199 (Stoke)
FB Number: S1701 Condition: Good Score: 7/10
A spectacularly pampered trig - not only is it in excellent condition, but the landowner has made a feature of it by planting two rows of trees across his field, to form an avenue leading up to it! The footpath leading to it runs past the farmer's animal pens, so I got to say hello to some pigs and chickens and a horse on the way up. The sight holes in the trig itself have been overrun by ants, who've decided the pillar makes a perfect readymade nest. None of which stopped me retrieving a 2p coin which was lodged in the hole under the flush bracket. Exchange is no robbery, so I swapped it for a (European) 20 cent piece.
2019-07-27 15:45 - TP4097 (Ilchester Crescent)
FB Number: S3374 Condition: Damaged Score: 3/10
Sorry looking trig with damaged corners and much bird poo, slowly sinking into a rubbish-strewn hill by a grotty estate.
2019-07-26 18:50 - TP1488 (Blandys Hill)
FB Number: S5551 Condition: Slightly damaged Score: 5/10
Footpath to trig runs through a field of sheep who were mildly inquisitive and very bloody noisy! Pillar has a large crack across it.
2019-05-25 14:00 - TP2121 (Charlbury Hill)
FB Number: S2435 Condition: Good Score: 8/10
Easily accessed pillar offering decent views in all directions. The last of four I bagged on Towel Day, which is why my photo has a towel in it.
2019-05-25 13:00 - TP0743 (Liddington Castle)
FB Number: S1268 Condition: Good Score: 9/10
Trig on a plinth next to a topograph on a rock, all surrounded by a rather creaky platform. This must be one of Wiltshire's best kept secrets due to the complete lack of parking anywhere near it! A mile up a (fortunately not especially steep) hill will get you there if you can find a place to park beside a busy main road. Very pretty surrounding meadows in spring time, and a bunker and memorial copse are both nearby. Hill also popular with paragliders... but no-one else! Place was almost deserted. Spectacular views in all directions reward paragliders and trigpointers alike.
2019-05-25 12:10 - TP7084 (Wroughton)
FB Number: S6280 Condition: Good Score: 6/10
Nice easy roadside pillar, offering a good view in most directions, but surrounded by lots of nettles. Bagged this one on Towel Day, and photo proves I was appropriately equipped.
2019-05-25 11:55 - TP6520 (Toot Hill)
FB Number: S6240 Condition: Slightly damaged Score: 6/10
First of four trigs bagged on Towel Day. (I didn't hitchhike my way to it, but I did bring a towel.) Pillar in a park in the middle of a housing estate in Swindon - a nice easy one to reach. Views aren't all that great (and even if they were, they'd be of Swindon), but it's always nice to see a pillar survive being encompassed by a city.
2019-05-05 15:55 - TP2770 (Devils Dyke)
FB Number: S4033 Condition: Good Score: 9/10
Bagged this one en route to a gig in Brighton. Spectacular views from up here - on a clear day you can see all the way to the Isle Of Wight in one direction, and Nettlebed in another. This was a clear day. A dozen-ish paragliders were jumping off the hill, which was entertaining to watch. Had to duck a couple of times when they came back in to land. Enjoyed a fabulous roast dinner at the Devil's Dyke pub whilst I was there. Definitely worth a visit.
2019-05-05 15:00 - TP7022 (Wolstonbury Hill)
FB Number: S3887 Condition: Good Score: 9/10
Lots of steep inclines, narrow valleys, ditches and hollows up here. Amazing views to be had. It's all very beautiful, but a little vertigo-inducing in places, and it's easier to ascend than descend if you stray from the paths! Love this place, though.
2019-04-19 20:50 - TP0850 (Anderby Creek)
FB Number: S5965 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
For some reason, somebody saw fit to plonk a trig right outside the public toilets on a caravan site. Of all the places, why there???
2019-04-09 18:40 - TP3939 (Hilly Fields)
FB Number: S1851 Condition: Good Score: 6/10
Trig in a park in London with a decent view of Canary Wharf.
2019-04-01 19:25 - TP4080 (Hurst Hill)
FB Number: S3700 Condition: Good Score: 7/10
This place is a veritable maze! The hill carrying this trig is surrounded by private roads, so I had to park in a housing complex about a mile away. After which a lengthy footpath led me (after a few false turns) to a wooded hill, in which this pretty little clearing was eventually found after much exploring. No cows in evidence at time of visit.
2019-03-24 10:50 - TP6176 (Steventon Hill)
FB Number: S5828 Condition: Good Score: 6/10
Very easy to reach pillar, behind a reservoir on a byway that was very popular with joggers this morning. Great views to the west and to the north (overlooking Steventon itself). Pillar is in a bed of nettles, but at this time of year they were small enough to be crushed underfoot.
2019-03-17 15:55 - TP4560 (Lowbury Hill)
FB Number: S5724 Condition: Good Score: 7/10
This one required a long walk down the Ridgeway, but the reward is a spectacular 360 degree view, and not a soul in sight for miles.
2019-03-16 14:20 - TP2930 (Dunsden)
FB Number: S6088 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
There's more to trigpointing than brambles. There's nettles, too. Roadside trig with no views.
2019-03-14 16:55 - TP5613 (Red Lane)
FB Number: S5728 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
So many brambles!!! This is one pillar that doesn't want to be found!
2019-03-09 16:05 - TP5303 (Park Farm)
FB Number: S4847 Condition: Good Score: 6/10
Despite it being a dry and sunny day, the bottom of the hill was very muddy. Worth it for a decent view, though.
2019-03-09 15:30 - TP7431 (Greenham Common)
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Toppled Score: 5/10
Moss covered horizontal ex-trig sans metalwork, lying dead at the feet of its replacement. Easily accessed by scrambling up a roadside embankment.
2019-03-09 15:30 - TP3492 (Greenham)
FB Number: S6936 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
Standing proud beside its fallen predecessor by a golf course next to an easily navigated roadside embankment.
2019-03-09 14:40 - TP4159 (Kempshott)
FB Number: 11119 Condition: Good Score: 4/10
Pillar hidden in hedge beside busy dual carriageway. Best accessed from the park behind it.
2019-03-09 14:25 - TP3665 (Hatchwarren Lane)
FB Number: S7285 Condition: Good Score: 4/10
Very mossy pillar just out of reach behind a gate with a No Public Access sign on it. But I think in this case viewing it from the gate is close enough to count.
2019-03-09 14:15 - TP3115 (Farleigh Hill)
FB Number: S5555 Condition: Good Score: 3/10
Trig buried deeply in thick roadside hedge. FB on the left hand side, and awkward to see.
2019-02-16 15:05 - TP3227 (Fore Down)
FB Number: S5826 Condition: Good Score: 6/10
Easily accessed pillar at the edge of a field beside the Ridgeway. Parking nearby, as is Scutchamer Knob.
2019-02-16 13:15 - TP6888 (White Horse Hill)
FB Number: 2987 Condition: Good Score: 9/10
Really does feel like the top of the world up here - the view stretches for miles and miles. Drive up to the car park gave me a touch of vertigo, as it's straight down on the right hand edge, with only a small grass verge between the road and the drop! Lots of sheep here today, too.
2019-02-16 12:25 - TP0305 (Pit Plantation)
FB Number: S5730 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
Roadside trig at edge of village.
2019-02-16 11:55 - TP3120 (Farnborough)
FB Number: S5725 Condition: Good Score: 6/10
This pillar is on a small patch of land between a church, some back gardens, and some paddocks. Had a lovely chat with two beautiful horses on the way to this one, who were quite insistent that they didn't want a trigpointer in their field, footpath or no! Farnborough is an extremely beautiful village with friendly locals, but an awful lot of horses! There are a lot worse ways to spend a Saturday morning.
2019-02-07 19:45 - TP6003 (Skinners Green Farm)
FB Number: S6094 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
Trig in a hedge by a road. Close to my office, so I paid it a quick visit after work one evening.
2019-02-02 12:50 - TP5231 (One Tree Hill Recreation Ground)
FB Number: S3388 Condition: Good Score: 6/10
Graffiti-ed pillar in London park with view of Wembley Stadium. It takes about three quarters of an hour to walk to this one from the Horsenden Hill pillar via the canal towpath.
2019-02-02 12:05 - TP4024 (Horsenden Hill)
FB Number: S3940 Condition: Good Score: 7/10
Easily located pillar - it's at the viewing point marked on the map at the bottom of the hill. Very good views to be had from the edge of the hill across London, though trees block the view from the pillar itself. Plenty of snow on the ground at time of visit, which made some of the steeper uphill (and particularly downhill) bits quite treacherous.
2019-01-19 16:05 - TP6616 (Turf Hill)
FB Number: S5550 Condition: Slightly damaged Score: 4/10
Slightly damaged pillar hidden on a footpath behind a housing estate.
2019-01-19 15:15 - TP5536 (Pudding Hill)
FB Number: S5953 Condition: Good Score: 7/10
Painted trig in clearing to the side of one of the main trails through Swinley forest. A plaque on the side tells visitors what it is.
2019-01-05 15:45 - TP3499 (Greenmoor Hill)
FB Number: S6168 Condition: Good Score: 2/10
I used to go to school in Woodcote, and in all those years, I never knew it had a pillar. To be fair, you could probably live opposite this one and not know it existed. Total bugger to get to, buried in a patch of woodland next to a reservoir. Trig is covered in moss and surrounded by other concrete blocks, which makes accessing it a bit of a scramble... if you can find it in the first place. Best accessed from the pathway at the junction rather than the gate to the reservoir, but you'll need to hack your way through the undergrowth once you leave the beaten track. Requires forward planning, gardening, thick sturdy clothes, and a winter visit. After Blackbushe, my least favourite pillar so far (out of 64 at time of writing).
2019-01-05 15:20 - TP5194 (Nuffield)
FB Number: S4909 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
One to visit in winter: mossy trig buried in hedge next to village green.
2019-01-05 12:15 - TP2825 (Down Hill)
FB Number: S4667 Condition: Good Score: 6/10
Brambles. Brambles, brambles, brambles, brambles. Brambles.
2018-12-30 11:10 - TP2719 (Dalby Bar)
FB Number: S6059 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
Happened to be passing this one on a journey to the coast, so pulled in for a quick photo.
2018-12-30 09:10 - TP3113 (Farcet Manor Farm)
FB Number: S6820 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
Passed this trig during a four-hour drive from Berkshire to Lincolnshire, and just had to stop for a photo. Told my missus I was tired from all the driving and just needed to stretch my legs for two minutes...
2018-09-01 13:20 - TP3516 (Grims Ditch)
FB Number: S5729 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
Went after this one en route to the Wallingford Bunkfest with my missus, purely so we could take a photo of a trig with our hats on it, in response to something a friend had posted on Facebook. On finding the trig, we saw that a previous visitor had left *their* hat on it, which we had to remove before taking our photos with our own headgear. Trig in excellent condition beside a pathway which runs down the middle of two hedge rows that separate two fields (and robbed us of any sort of view).
2018-08-30 18:25 - TP1095 (Beacon Camp)
FB Number: S1682 Condition: Good Score: 9/10
Parked at bottom of hill and walked up. Steep? It's effing vertical! Views were metaphorically breath-taking. Climb up was very literally breath-taking! Absolutely worth it, though.
2018-08-27 16:30 - TP0322 (Furze Platt)
FB Number: S3808 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
Roadside trig with expansive but rather dull view of a field.
2018-08-25 13:00 - TP6886 (White Hill)
FB Number: S5731 Condition: Good Score: 7/10
Trig hidden in a hedgerow that offers an unexpectedly spectacular view. There's a quarry hidden in the wood on the way up, which is rather pretty if very nettley.
View from trig. ©andyrandom
2018-08-25 12:05 - TP4548 (Lough Down)
FB Number: S5726 Condition: Good Score: 10/10
This one scores a ten purely 'cos I lived under it for most of my first 25 years. Always loved the view from up here. Can see all of Goring, and an awful lot of countryside from the Didcot chimneys to the M4 J11 windmill (if it's a clear day). Good condition trig in fenced off corner of hedgerow separating two fields; free parking 5 mins walk away.
2018-08-25 11:15 - TP1375 (Birch Heath)
FB Number: S6185 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
Pillar in the corner of a field, next to a gap in a roadside hedge, which offers easy access. Only remarkable thing about this pillar is that it's the closest one to my home.
2018-08-24 17:45 - TP4884 (Moneys Allotment)
FB Number: S6167 Condition: Good Score: 5/10
Mossy roadside pillar in pretty little wood with free parking nearby.
2018-08-23 19:00 - TP2813 (Douai)
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Good Score: 4/10
Trig in hedgerow up roadside embankment. FB is not on side that faces the road, so I was unable to see or photograph it.
2018-08-23 18:15 - TP2371 (Compton)
FB Number: S5727 Condition: Good Score: 6/10
My first trig bag, hidden in a layby on a road I use for my journey home from work when the M4's all snarled up. Never even noticed it here until someone told me about trig pillars and I started looking for them. Easy bag, and surprisingly good view from the gate next to it. I was adamant when I bagged this one that it would *not* be the start of a thing. I'm typing this up eighteen months and 63 trigs later.