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Good condition 2020-06-17 15:00 - TP2627 (Crow Nest)

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

Umpteenth visit, pillar is in need of a repaint. School currently closed due to Covid-19.

Destroyed 2020-03-02 23:16 - TP17560 (Kellet Browns Water Tower)

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

No I haven't visited the site (yet) but I've done a little research on the bolt siting. It's actually Kellett (double T) Browns Water Tower at Clover Greaves Mill in Calverley. The link below is to an aerial photo from 1929. Kellett & Brown were in the textile (mainly woollen) trade. The mill opened in 1834, had serious fire damage in Sept 1909 and was in operation until 1970, it was demolished in 1971.

Good condition 2020-01-04 09:30 - TP10764 (Newcastle Cathedral Spire)

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

Been passed it a few times over the years but this was the latest visit, probably the least impressive (external view of a) Cathedral I've ever seen

Good condition 2019-03-13 13:00 - TP14734 (Preston Parish Church Spire)

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

Can't miss it really. Straight up Fishergate from the Railway Station.

Good condition 2019-03-13 12:55 - TP14798 (Preston Museum)

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

Impressive looking building, just off Fishergate. On foot from the railway station.

Good condition 2019-02-14 16:00 - TP16460 (Melrose St Cuthberts Church Spire)

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

Sadly couldn't gain access to the church as doors were locked.Nice location sat on a rise to the west of the rugby ground.

Destroyed 2019-02-13 11:00 - TP16459 (Stewart Mills Chimney)

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

Passed on the Borders Rail line heading up to Edinburgh

Slightly damaged 2018-11-06 14:50 - TP5429 (Peter Lane)

FB Number: S3818   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Yet another visit on a 10 mile local hike.

Destroyed 2018-11-01 12:29 - TP9505 (Fort William Pier Lamp)

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

Another 'plastic' log. I was in the town today and walked along the loch front and the pier was here today too! Wonderful views if you get the weather though (we were lucky). Gave a nod to the (long since gone) lamp but this, in reality, is pretty much all you can do.

Unreachable but visible 2018-11-01 10:30 - TP8913 (Hutchesons Monument)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 8/10

Obviously visible from the Oban sea front and passed a bit nearer whilst on the ferry to Craigure. This is basically a 'plastic bag', i.e. It's close enough to get nearby but the practicalities of reaching such are untenable for most of us.

Good condition 2018-10-30 14:00 - TP11650 (Pulpit Hill)

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

From the town centre a straight walk down Albany Street towards where the road veers sharply to the right where a very nice waysign indicates a footpath heading left, up to Pulpit Hill. Lovely views from the summit at this time of year when the leaves are falling but in summer I think it's OS Viewpoint status might need a re-think unless the encroaching tree base is pruned/trimmed.

Possibly missing 2018-07-11 13:00 - TP13262 (Southport Pier)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 5/10

Went on the pier with no real intention of looking for a rivet that probably wasn't there and couldn't be ar*ed to look for. Another one of these pretty useless logs for pretty useless 'trig points' that I wouldn't look for unless they happen to be on a general route I'm taking.

Good condition 2018-07-11 12:30 - TP13263 (Holy Trinity Church Tower Southport Flagstaff)

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

Flagstaff visible from the approach to the railway station from the train.

Good condition 2018-07-01 17:00 - TP12283 (Princes Avenue Church Spire)

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

Passed during 'The Avenues - Open Gardens' event. Nice looking building.

Inaccessible 2018-07-01 13:00 - TP12282 (Avenue Hotel)

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

Passed during 'The Avenues - Open Gardens' event.

Inaccessible 2018-06-17 13:00 - TP13430 (Bridlington Church Tower)

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

Lovely looking church, service on at time of my visit.

Unreachable but visible 2018-02-04 12:00 - TP7796 (Lincoln Minster)

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

Visible from a distance if you're in the right location.

Good condition 2018-02-04 11:52 - TP10561 (Lincoln St Swithins Church Spire)

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

Passed a couple of times on a random tour of Lincoln city centre.

Destroyed 2018-02-03 19:30 - TP25716 (Skegness Gasworks Chimney)

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

Took the RoW footpath over the railway line from the far western end of the Tesco rear car park that leads into the industrial estate.

Good condition 2018-02-03 14:30 - TP10498 (Skegness Clock Tower Vane)

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

As previously noted the clock itself is long gone.

Destroyed 2018-02-02 19:40 - TP7994 (Skegness Water Tower)

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

Was somewhere around the back of Waterworks House and (the rear of) Churchill Avenue/Burgh Lane Fire Station, there's a communication aerial tower that probably was somewhere near where the water tower once was.

Destroyed 2018-02-02 19:15 - TP22043 (Skegness West Chimney)

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

Was formerly on the site of what is now Beacon Park Home and Holiday Village, off Beacon Way. Once in the park turn left at reception and head past the lake.

Destroyed 2018-02-02 19:15 - TP22042 (Skegness New Tall Chimney)

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

Was formerly on the site of what is now Beacon Park Home and Holiday Village, off Beacon Way. Once in the park turn left at reception and head past the lake.

Destroyed 2018-02-02 14:00 - TP7662 (Skegness OS Office)

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

The college has now ceased to exist (at least at this site).The photo from CJO is currently accurate enough but you just need to add a 'For Let' sign at the far left of the building for it's current appearance (Jan 2018 - apologies, didn't have a photo machine with me at the time).

Good condition 2018-02-02 13:00 - TP7756 (Skegness)

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

Well you can't really miss it at the back end of the RNLI lifeboat station. The largest of these 'mushroom' active stations I've seen so far.

The RNLI Station ©MAC.HAWK
The Skeggie 'Mush' ©MAC.HAWK

Inaccessible 2018-02-02 12:45 - TP22047 (County Hotel)

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

If it's there it's adjacent a number of other aerials

Up there somewhere? ©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2018-01-29 14:30 - TP10528 (Castle Keep Flagstaff)

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

Good condition 2018-01-29 14:00 - TP9794 (Carlisle Cathedral Tower Flagstaff)

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

Possibly missing 2017-12-18 11:09 - TP10016 (Otley Church Brass Centre Mark)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 5/10

Towards the bottom of the tower just to the right of the entrance door but surely this benchmark isn't the trig point?

Good condition 2017-12-18 11:00 - TP11834 (Otley Church Spire)

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

Nice church

Couldn't find it 2017-11-10 12:45 - TP17419 (Dalton Bank)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Couldn't find it   Score: 8/10

Should really be a 'Didn't bother looking for it' log really. I don't 'do' these type of trigs really but as it was en-route thought I might as well log it. Walked across Dalton Bank numerous times and there's a good 180 degree view of the Huddersfield/Calderdale area from it. The block is pretty much where the RoW footpath from the farm on Round Hill Lane reaches the small grassy bank on Dalton Bank summit.

Good condition 2017-10-31 13:00 - TP13927 (Emley Moor TV Mast)

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

Local landmark that's visible from most of West Yorkshire when the weather allows it.

Good condition 2017-09-30 14:00 - TP12241 (St Marys Church Tower Beverley Flagstaff)

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

This is a sort of love/hate relationship I have with these intersected entries. I hate them because they need no real effort to visit them, some 'triggers' can log 20/30/40 such in a day using the motorised chariot or wheeled horse but...... Some of them I love because they are real treasures if you can investigate the building, and this is a true gem. What a wonderful, colourful church - don't just appreciate the external - view the internal - the murals are wonderful. You don't have to be a Christian to appreciate this church, anyone with any degree of understanding of (any) faith, architecture, art and love should enjoy a visit to this house of faith. Logging the 'Flagstaff' is really an addendum to visiting the church really.

Good condition 2017-09-30 12:00 - TP12242 (Beverley Minister)

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

This is a sort of love/hate relationship I have with these intersected entries. I hate them because they need no real effort to visit them, some 'triggers' can log 20/30/40 such in a day using the motorised chariot or wheeled horse but...... Some of them I love because they are real treasures if you can investigate the building, and this is a true gem. Beverley Minster is the most impressive 'Parish Church' I've ever seen and the most wonderful 'grand church/minster/cathedral' ever. Not pompous like York Minster or over gratified like Westminster Cathedral or St Paul's - just more subtlety stated You don't have to be a Christian to appreciate this church, anyone with any degree of understanding of (any) faith, architecture, art and love should enjoy a visit to this house of faith. And..... it's currently free to enter unlike some of the of the religious houses our predecessors have already paid to build

Inaccessible 2017-07-08 11:30 - TP12746 (Heysham Marine Office)

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

Passed whilst on the ferry returning from the Isle of Man, no chance of access.

Unreachable but visible 2017-07-01 13:00 - TP12212 (Tower of Refuge Flagstaff)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 8/10

Well you can't really miss it as it's sat at the southern end of Douglas Bay. Reachable at certain times of the year when the tide is low.

Good condition 2017-07-01 12:00 - TP12210 (Rosemount Methodist Church Spire)

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

Not far from where we had our holiday accomodation.

Good condition 2017-07-01 11:00 - TP12217 (Onchan Church Spire)

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

Nice church with a few old Celtic/Christian crosses on display inside the church.

Destroyed 2017-07-01 10:47 - TP12216 (Douglas Bay Hotel)

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

Long since gone to the (not so) new development.

Good condition 2017-06-30 10:00 - TP12214 (Falcon Tower Flagstaff)

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

Very prominent when viewed from the promenade.

Destroyed 2017-06-30 09:30 - TP12206 (Ballamona Hospital Tower Vane)

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

Long since gone and now the site of Nobles Hospital.

Possibly missing 2017-06-30 09:00 - TP12208 (BBC Transmitting Station )

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 5/10

Hill and current transmitting masts readily viewable but access to site fenced off.

Good condition 2017-06-30 08:30 - TP9853 (Douglas Head Lighthouse)

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

Pretty obvious as you approach Douglas Harbour on the ferry.

Good condition 2017-06-30 08:00 - TP9852 (Battery Pier Lighthouse)

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

Right at the Douglas Harbour entrance. You can walk the pier to access it.

Good condition 2017-05-08 14:00 - TP0704 (Rombalds Moor)

FB Number: 2959   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Well the trig's ok but the moor from Whetstone Gate to the pillar has been trashed, even some of the flags have been moved. Looks like some sort of (motor) bike 'event' has taken place between the road/track and the pillar with sections of huge, wide, deep ruts in the moorland. There must be places where landowners let you desecrate moorland legally but some scumbags just don't give a sh*t! Latest of innumerable visits, and sadly the most depressing.

Unreachable but visible 2016-12-14 22:21 - TP11167 (Emmanuel Church Spire)

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

Sat right next to the Parkinson Building

Unreachable but visible 2016-12-14 11:20 - TP11164 (St Michael & All Angels Church Spire)

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

Unreachable but visible 2016-12-14 11:10 - TP11166 (St Augustines Church Spire Leeds)

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

A stones throw from the Hyde Park public house.

Unreachable but visible 2016-11-30 10:55 - TP14192 (All Saints Church Tower Vane)

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

Latest of innumerable visits, it's now a Minster and has a wonderful display of the history of the church and local area inside (free to visit). There's also a very nice cafe too serving good food at reasonable prices.

Unreachable but visible 2016-11-30 10:54 - TP9374 (Dewsbury Town Hall Cupola)

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

Well, you can't really miss it if your in the town centre. Latest of innumerable visits.

Possibly missing 2016-11-16 11:32 - TP11654 (Castleford Parish Church Tower)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 5/10

This large church was rebuilt in 1866. It does not appear to have ever had a spire and the slightly truncated tower would also appear to be it's original architecture.

Slightly damaged 2016-11-01 14:00 - TP5258 (Overgate Croft Farm)

FB Number: S5302   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Latest of many re-visits, this time I came across from Long Ridge End along a fairly muddy path (despite the recent dry weather) and returned along Crawshaw Moss, the Buck Stones to Whetstone Gate (and ultimately Ilkley). The main thing of note is the real deterioration of the path from Crawshaw Moss to Whetstone Gate. The route across NW Crawshaw Moss was flagged a few years ago but the rest of the route to/from the Buck Stones has been trashed by mountain bikers - it's a morass of mush and god help it when the wet season comes!! A remarkable achievement by the parasites of the 'outdoor community'! The route following the wall from the Buck Stones to Whetstones Gate is reasonably traversable but requires detouring from the wall (north side) in many places due to severe erosion. Other than the usual wonderful view from the trig point it was all a bit depressing really. A pox on all mountain bikers on footpaths!

Unreachable but visible 2016-10-22 11:00 - TP11163 (St Chads Church Spire Headingley)

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

Passed innumerable times en-route on the bus to/from Leeds to Otley.

Good condition 2016-09-25 13:30 - TP2893 (Dun Island)

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

Overcast at the time of our visit but wonderful views of the island and the surrounding coast. On a pleasant, but windy, late September afternoon goodness knows how many people decamped from the 12.30 ferry - must have been 300+ - only one other took the route to the trig.!

Possibly missing 2016-09-25 13:30 - TP7936 (Dun Island)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 8/10

Looked around area indicated by GPS but nothing obvious to be found, great view though.

Possibly missing 2016-09-25 13:30 - TP7935 (Dun Island)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 8/10

Looked around area indicated by GPS but nothing obvious to be found, great view though.

Slightly damaged 2016-09-07 15:16 - TP5429 (Peter Lane)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Umpteenth visit. The pillar was buried deep within the hawthorn today but fortunately I had my secateurs with me and some rather keen pruning has made it far more accessible for the time being.

Good condition 2016-04-18 17:00 - TP7411 (Stanedge Pole)

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

Replacement Pole now in situ, old one removed due to wood rot. See the Forum for further details.

Destroyed 2016-03-23 11:00 - TP0788 (Addlebrough)

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

No longer a trespass as it's been on Access Land for a few years now. We parked up at Thornton Rust in the (alleged) parking area - an area of rough ground that was full of hay bales and that might just have squeaked in another car today. Took the bridleway towards Carpley Green that was stoney until it reached the open moor whereafter it was very muddy. Wayposting & ladder stiles (see map) made accessing the trig site easy enough from a route point of view but it is a bit of a slog up the final steep hill section to the hill plateau. Weather and visibility today was poor. On the accompanying map image ........................ A = parking point at Thornton Rusk / B = Wayposted 'Permissive Path' and stile over wall / C = Wayposted 'Permissive Path' to Addleborough summit / D = Stile in wall, immediately beyond which is the 'replacement' trig / E = Stile over wall @ SD947880 as noted by Caroleengel / X = The trig pillar site. Individual trig pillar (see RogerTempleman's log) destroyed by an act of shortsighted vandalism by the National Park Authority and the National Trust. It really beggars belief that someone thought that people would make the effort to climb this hill and not visit the summit regardless of whether the trig pillar was there or not. Why would you stop at the cairn (the 'replacement trig') when your view is impaired by the wall immediately to the east? The natural viewpoint is from the hill summit i.e. where the trig pillar was. As for the cup and whatever marked stone/rock ................ well, I suppose someone must love (or indeed 'see') it but it's passed me by.

Addleborough Access Points
The replacement pillar The replacement pillar and adjacent stile (point D on map)
The replacement pillar Looking to former site of trig pillar (point X on map)
The trig point The trig pillar base looking to pillar and stile (point D on map)

Good condition 2016-03-18 20:36 - TP3703 (Heath Common)

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

Another re-visit 10+ years after the initial event and it will be just as awkward to get to in the summer as it was in 2005.

A loving tribute Poignant tributes at the recent loss of Crofton Juniors FC secretary Neil H in a RTA.

Moved 2016-03-18 12:15 - TP5915 (Sharlston)

FB Number: S1794   Condition: Moved   Score: 5/10

Re-visit to actually view the pillar now in it's new location. A multitude of brownie points to Michael S, his mate and the farmer for re-siting the pillar we initially thought had been destroyed. Fantastic stuff.

The pillar's original location The pillar originally sat on the brow to the left
Up the RoW Along the RoW footpath
The relocated pillar The relocated pillar
Pillar from the White Horse pub Pillar from the White Horse pub

Good condition 2016-03-18 11:30 - TP6720 (Walton Lane)

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

Re-visit as I was passing en-route to Sharlston. Hedge less fearsome in the winter.

The trig Well visible from way down Walton Lane©MAC.HAWK
The Hedge The Hedge - March 2016©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2016-03-18 11:07 - TP15219 (St Helens Parish Church Tower Sandal Magna Centre)

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

Not normally my sort of thing but ted's old map image had me interested. The church you can hardly miss. There's a bench mark on the side of the building midway between the two doors (see photo's). There's also what looks like some sort of benchmark on the garden wall of the vicarage next door (see photo).

St Henen's Church The church itself©MAC.HAWK
Flush Bracket Location of the Flush Bracket©MAC.HAWK
The Flush Bracket (2) Close up of the Flush Bracket©MAC.HAWK
Flusk Bracket on Vicarage Flush Bracket on the Vicarage garden wall next door?©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2016-03-01 19:21 - TP13521 (St Peters Church Spire)

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

Generic date & time. Regularly pass the church.

Unreachable but visible 2016-02-03 16:00 - TP11668 (Whitkirk Church Spire)

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

Passed umpteen times as a child en-route to Temple Newsam Country Park

Destroyed 2016-02-01 12:11 - TP17568 (Regal Cinema)

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

Date & time generic Cinema closed in 1964 and was later demolished. Current building was originally a large supermarket (Gem) that was taken over by Asda before it became the bingo hall.

Destroyed 2016-01-01 22:25 - TP17508 (Waddingtons)

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

Generic date

Destroyed 2016-01-01 12:58 - TP11670 (Shaftesbury Cinema)

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

Generic date/time. Actually used to visit the cinema as a kid, closed in 1975 and the auditorium was demolished in 1980.

Inaccessible 2016-01-01 12:57 - TP11168 (Leeds University)

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

Generic date

Inaccessible 2016-01-01 12:33 - TP13535 (Beeston Bridge)

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

Generic date

Good condition 2016-01-01 12:31 - TP13514 (Forgroves Tower Centre)

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

Generic date

Good condition 2016-01-01 12:26 - TP13536 (Hunslet Church Spire)

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

Generic date

Destroyed 2016-01-01 12:24 - TP17556 (Waddingtons (1988))

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

Generic date

Destroyed 2016-01-01 12:22 - TP17494 (Hunslet Moor Church Spire)

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

Generic date

Unreachable but visible 2016-01-01 12:17 - TP12813 (Queens Hotel Mast)

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

Generic date

Good condition 2016-01-01 12:08 - TP13513 (Middleton Water Tower Centre)

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

Generic date & time

Inaccessible 2016-01-01 12:06 - TP11672 (Seacroft Hospital Tower (1988))

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

Generic date & time

Good condition 2016-01-01 12:03 - TP11671 (Seacroft Hospital Tower Centre)

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

Generic date/time. Have actually worked in the hospital in the past.

Unreachable but visible 2016-01-01 12:00 - TP9376 (Leeds Town Hall Spire Cupola)

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

Generic date

Unreachable but visible 2016-01-01 12:00 - TP14796 (DSS Building Quarry House Chimney)

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

Generic date

Good condition 2015-06-18 12:03 - TP4623 (Mam Tor)

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

LIke Earby Rambler I was on the cheap rail ticket from Leeds. Did the southern half of the Hope Valley Skyline Walk. Was this the North Derbyshire Geriatrics Day Out day today (this includes the 'Man in the Mirror')? Windy as hell on the summits.

Damaged 2015-06-12 13:00 - TP1874 (Caley Deer Park)

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

Visited innumerable times over the years and appalled to see that recently incredible damage has been done to the top of the pillar along withing appalling damage where the flush bracket has been removed. What sort of moron takes the time and effort to ....... oh, it beggars belief.

Unreachable but visible 2015-02-03 15:25 - TP13534 (St Bartholomews Church Spire Armley)

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

Huge church that dominates the skyline.

Good condition 2014-11-09 11:00 - TP7308 (Hollerday Hill)

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


Good condition 2013-02-03 10:00 - TP7142 (Arrochar)

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

From the Tarbet end towards Arrochar. Beyond the railway bridge follow the road to the 'Fish & Chips' sign on the left of the road. From this point the FBM is on the other side of the road (the footpath side) a further (approx) 10 yards at the old (now open) gateway. It's behind the left hand gate post, the approach to which (Feb 2013) is a sea of mush.

Inaccessible 2013-02-02 17:00 - TP0566 (Arrochar FBM Aux 1)

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

Well I must have walked over it half a dozen times so I class that as 'tigged' but it's obviously under the grass and I wasn't digging (or kicking) that about.

Possibly missing 2012-12-16 15:00 - TP8493 (Allerton)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 5/10

GPS locates it at eastern side of Barnsdale Road at the top of the access path to the canal (roughly where the manhole cover is). GPS says accuracy to within 12 feet. Nothing obviously visible on the tarmac.

Couldn't find it 2012-11-18 12:45 - TP8465 (Soothill)

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

My GPS tells me it's in the grounds of Lydgate Lodge Care Home. Not visible and the grounds look like they've been 'landscaped' during the building of the care home. I doubt the manager of the care home is likely to let people go around digging holes in the grounds in the hope of finding an OS surface block! Adjacent field has easy access and gets you very near to the grid reference, position would be about 1/3 of way from bottom of picture taken over hedge. NCOF!

The Care Home entrance ©MAC.HAWK
Is/would be about 1/3 up picture, centre of screen ©MAC.HAWK

Destroyed 2012-11-18 12:36 - TP10108 (Manor Farm)

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

Could have logged it at the same date/time of my visit to it's replacement but that somehow didn't seem right so made an effort to revisit. NCOF!

Couldn't find it 2012-11-10 13:00 - TP16545 (Millstone Rigg)

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

Re-visit of the Standards and didn't make much of an attempt to find the buried block

Good condition 2012-11-03 15:00 - TP7827 (Olivers Mount Monument)

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

Been up before, years ago and there's a good view over the town. Not sure about logging these intersected sites, not too comfortable with it - but as this is a local landmark I'll give it the benefit. NCOF!

Slightly damaged 2012-02-18 15:00 - TP3619 (Hare Hill)

FB Number: S5375   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Pleasant enough spot with decent views but marred by the adjacent mast. Access from south along a cliff edge path from Pho Hill and carries on north to pass South End farm, (my old map shows 3 fields but actually it's now one large one) to give access to a rutted track that leads to join the road at Wylock Marsh. Access also available just below the old derelict farm where the map shows a track leading to the shore, at this piont the old walls have gone and it's now open field.

Not Logged 2012-02-18 13:00 - TP0132 (Scar End)

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

Passed on walk from Biggar Bank to the Walney Lighthouse, thence on to Hare Hill pillar (and return). Decent view across Piel Channel to the island. NCOF!

Good condition 2012-01-02 13:30 - TP7360 (Dunglow)

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

Must have passed the church over 50 times in the last ten years and only just found out it had a trig point there.

Not Logged 2011-11-17 12:17 - TP7793 (Spitalgap Lane)

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

I've walked passed this in October 2010 after tigging the Great Clump (invisible) trig totally unaware it was (allegedly) there. This web address gives details of what a Fenomark is -

Good condition 2011-11-11 16:30 - TP3939 (Hilly Fields)

FB Number: S1851   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Set in local park land and painted a very light blue.

Good condition 2011-11-10 17:00 - TP4080 (Hurst Hill)

FB Number: S3700   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Once into the wood a sign stated that the cattle had been removed from the hurst (wood) for the winter. ROW leads directly to the trig, which is in a small clearing. Wood hides all views although a few yards to the south there's a decent view of rural scenery. Visted at dusk and photo's not up to much.

Good condition 2011-07-02 17:10 - TP5127 (Night Fold Field)

FB Number: S3689   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Lovely view of the Aln estuary. Simple deviation from the nearby ROW. NCOF!

Good condition 2011-06-04 14:00 - TP4448 (Little Ormes Head)

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

Fabulous view of Llandudno Bay and Great Orme, Snowdonia a little lost in a heat haze. Would score higher on a clearer day. NCOF!

Good condition 2011-06-04 10:15 - TP7690 (Maes-Y-Facrell)

FB Number: NONE   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Meirion gives you all the information (and photos) that you need. Would score a little higher if the weather had been clearer. NCOF!

Good condition 2011-06-04 09:45 - TP0174 (Great Ormes Head)

FB Number: S1627   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

9.45 on Saturday morning and we had the place to ourselves. Came up from the Grand Hotel passing the ski slope on our left and across the, well moor isnt exactly right but across the grassy bit. Lovely views back to land. Snowdonia was looking broody with mist in layers from the foot of the hills to 2/3 of the way up. On a clear sunny day Id score it higher. NCOF!

Good condition 2011-05-03 16:15 - TP3918 (Hill Top)

FB Number: S4027   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Sixth and final one of the day on a 15+ miler. Tough clog up West Hill after the previous five. Access from Poucher Street a doddle (thanks ocean soul). Hidden in the far right hand corner of the field with vegetation begining to hide it. Sits quite high. Flush bracket faces east. Decent views W & NW. NCOF!

Destroyed 2011-05-03 15:30 - TP6958 (Wincobank Hill)

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

Number five of the day. Gone to the great trig maker in the sky. Who, what, when and why? Views becoming limited as the tree growth rises. NCOF.

Destroyed 2011-05-03 14:45 - TP5952 (Shirecliffe Gunsite)

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

Number 4 of the day. Fabulous view of the landfill site but a somewhat more extensive urban view over the rest of the city. NCOF.

Destroyed 2011-05-03 14:45 - TP10110 (Shirecliffe Gunsite)

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

Destroyed 2011-05-03 14:45 - TP10109 (Shirecliffe Gunsite)

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

Damaged 2011-05-03 14:00 - TP1388 (Birley Edge)

FB Number: S4137   Condition: Damaged   Score: 7/10

No 3 of the day and the walk along Birley Edge from the trig at Top End was fabulous and as such I give it a high score. Extensive views over both the rural and urban landscape, well recommended. Of course once you get to the trig all that joy evaporates. Used, abused and probably terminally ill. Theres a development of some sort going on directly behind the trig and the trig would appear to have been initially fenced in as part of that, however the fencing has been blown/pushed down and there doesnt appear to have been too much recent development (this could of course be due to the late April Bank Holidays in 2011).

Good condition 2011-05-03 13:15 - TP6522 (Top End)

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

No 2 of the day. Access available from gates to the west and south, easiest from the west (south is a bit uphill). Views pretty good but views from the nearby Birley Stone were fabulous today. NCOF.

Good condition 2011-05-03 12:30 - TP3506 (Greno Knoll)

FB Number: S1746   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

In wood with no view to call of, grafitti strewn but otherwise in good condition. First of a 6 tigger from Chapeltown Rly Station to Meadowhall. NCOF

Good condition 2011-04-23 14:00 - TP5703 (Robin Cross Hill)

FB Number: S4500   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Done on a long walk fron Toddy via Mount Cross, the Wind Farm, Holme Chapel, Theiveley Pike and a load of messing about on bridleways and footpaths to return to Toddy. About 16 miles hike. Pollution smog made rubbish views but the trigs in great condition.

Good condition 2011-03-24 01:30 - TP7506 (Swarth Fell Pike)

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

Re-visit. Passed in April 2003 before all things trig-ish hit me. Came up from Garsdale (off the train). Path to East House, open moor west of Round Ing Gill and on to Swarth Fell & the cairns on the west of WBF from which is a superlative view of the Howgills. Open moor to WBF trig then The Nab and descent via High/Low Dolphinstry, Little Fell, Greenlaw Rigg, bridleway to Moor End and road the Kirkby Stephen station. Fabulous walk, Id forgotten how good it was!

Damaged 2011-02-24 11:45 - TP1383 (Birgidale)

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

As previously noted the (rather nice) cairn is certainly big enough to envelop a standard trig pillar. I noted peregrinus entry but until convinced otherwise I took the statement - This Former Trig Point etc - to imply the pillar has been removed & replaced by the cairn. However, I found the following website: - giving us the following information --- The viewpoint cairn is the original trig point which has been eclosed with hewn stone and has a decorative and informative plaque affixed to it --- , no explanations but in all likelyhood due to damage (otherwise why?) and as such I now agree with peregrinus. Pretty good views in all directions, particularly to the west, although on todays visit it was rather overcast. Access a doddle on muddy, puddley track. NCOF!

Good condition 2011-02-22 17:00 - TP5742 (Rothesay Golf Course)

FB Number: S8527   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

The score simply reflects the weather conditions - awful drizzly, soaking, strength sapping, view killing mist. Easy enough find next to the 13th tee. I came from the north east up initially along Eastlands Road then turning east along the obvious track where the road turns sharply west. Went back to Rothesay via the aptly named Serpentine Road (very steep, glad I didnt choose to walk up it!). NCOF!

Good condition 2011-02-05 15:00 - TP0156 (Marton Le Moor)

FB Number: S7663   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

On foot from the Hay Park trig. Hedge has been trimmed and the trig is currently a very easy find. Pastoral view of agricultural fields although the nearby windmill adds interest. On foot returning to Ripon along the B6265 I thought it wise to detour down Pasture/Skelton Lane to avoid the kamikaze traffic. Area around Hewick Bridge very heavily flooded today. NCOF!

Good condition 2011-02-05 14:00 - TP3688 (Haypark)

FB Number: S7880   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Came from Ripon bus station on foot. Pastoral views of agricultural landscape, hardly inspiring but access is easy from the south. Like wrose, I took the ROW to the west of the farm buildings rather than plod straight through High Barn farmyard. NCOF!

Good condition 2011-01-21 15:15 - TP6761 (Warton Crag)

FB Number: S5335   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Unlike most I accessed this from the bridleway to the north, which was simple enough. If were rating the view from the actual trig, well its pretty rubbish as its surrounded by foilage. A few yards to the SW theres a rocky outcrop where theres a terrific view over Morcambe Bay and to the Lake District hills. Todays haze prevented any real detail to the north so Id expect the score to rise in better conditions.

Good condition 2011-01-21 13:15 - TP0889 (Arnside Knott)

FB Number: S5406   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Lovely cold and bright sunny winters day. The view from the trig isnt great as the trees/bushes get in the way a bit. Moving around the hill plateau gets you far better views. Popular local site with lots of access routes, not all shown on the OS map. Came up the following day with my partner in crime and the view north was much better (although the weather was less bright). On a good day its probably a 9.

Good condition 2010-12-17 13:30 - TP1648 (Broad Lea)

FB Number: 10743   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

This ones been on my radar for a while now but Id noted the H2O problems (thanks) so it was either going to be a long dry spell or frost/snow visit. It turned out to be the latter as a severe overnight frost gave me the opportunity to come up from Appleby Rail Station. I dread to think what the bridleway is like when its warmer as it was bad enough today. Wellies would be far more appropriate than boots. You might think that the short distance along the bridleway from the north might be a better option, not really as today it was a sea of ice which was at least traversable (with care) but once melted, bring your waders! The field has a new waist high fence thats barbed wired across the top making access more of a hassle, however there is one small section that is wooden fenced (photo to come) where access is easier. Its a small hill with a big view, especially to the north. NCoF!

Good condition 2010-12-12 13:00 - TP3159 (Field Head)

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

5 years since I first visited this trig and access is little different. The access from Ouchthorpe Lane is now impossible as the gate has been replaced by a high fence. My comments about the Leeds Country Way in 2005 are now erroneous as the LCW was re-aligned in 2006 and does not officially pass this way. The ROW from the A61 to/from Ouchthorpe Lane is, of course, still there and from this ROW a faint path from the west at approx SE33330 22660 gives access through the scrub towards the trig to meet an area of obviously gardened grassland. From this theres a 100 yard walk to reach the trig.

Good condition 2010-10-10 17:00 - TP6488 (Tingley Hall)

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

This scores over highly simply due to the fact that the developer, Seddon Homes, has actually had the courage and decency to retain the trig. It has been re-sited and no longer sits on the top of the hill. It has also been reversed as the flush bracket is now facing the opposite way to its original position. Its now on a slope, a little way from its original position but with free access to all. A job well done by Seddon Homes in my opinion - will look good once the vegetation grows. All the homes are currently empty. I do wonder what the residents will think of future trig tiggers! Incidentally access via the road opposite the White Bear pub (see my previous log & photo) is no longer an option as its fenced off at the entrance and a tall wooden fence further up the hill encloses the new housing from this side (see photo attached to this entry). Im on foot but parking in the old entrance (rather than the bus stop) might be an option as by walking up the footpath beyond the bus stop (see photo) just around the corner on the right a waymarked Public Footpath gives access to the entrance to the estate. The other option is to access it from the A650, Wakefield side of the Tingley gyratory, currently well signposted as the houses are up for viewing/sale.

The trig
The Trig 2
The Trig 3
The Trig 4
Old entrance

Good condition 2010-09-18 14:40 - TP4020 (Horse Head)

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

Second visit in marginally better weather, at least I could see it from over 100 yards away this time! Wet & windy. This log mainly for info - I came across from Cosh Outside along the ridge top (feint path exists) - easy to traverse as a lot of the walls are in disrepair (you do have to jump from one side to the other at times) - took just over an hour. When you get to Eller Car Moss and meet the ROW keep on the north side of the wall as the walls ahead have stiles/gates - not so on the southern side. Steep drop into Foxup. Circular from Horton.

Dark & brooding!

Good condition 2010-09-18 13:30 - TP2441 (Cosh Outside)

FB Number: S5779   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Revist 5 1/2 years on. Came up the same way. A feint path is emerging in places either side of the fence/wall from Swarth Gill Gate. Weather poor today so the score reduces but Pen-y-Ghent looked dark and brooding under a heavy sky with the summit covered by cloud. Electric fence still not working. Bagged the summit this time then on to Horse Head.

Unreachable but visible 2010-09-02 12:00 - TP5818 (Sartfield)

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

Visible from the road leading to Sartfield, a few feet south of where the Isle of Man Survey map says Tumulus. Not risking the the cliff top climb from the beach and given lozzi47s experience via the clifftop I record it from a distance. NCOF!

Couldn't find it 2010-08-14 19:45 - TP7325 (Moor Fields)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Couldn't find it   Score: 3/10

I thought Id done all the West Yorkshire trigs until I found this sitting in the USER ADDED section. I was hopeful the Berntsen wouldnt be too difficult given the photos available and that referencing it from the graffitti on the wall would be a doddle. Well the graffitti has now gone. So next option was to reference the top bricks on the wall, that didnt work as many have been removed. Finally found the light coloured bricks in the bottom of John Rileys photo and worked from that. Not a good time to visit as vegetation very dense, poked about with my pole and eventually found it under a grass sod and with a beer can sitting in the open cavity. Didnt find the surface block, tried poking with a trowel hoping to hit the brick but with no success. Best bet is to visit after a lot of rain with a spade and maybe a metal rod to poke into the ground to locate the brick (something like an old fashioned fishing rod rest). Grid reference not really accurate as this locates it on the north side of the road when its actually on the south side, more like SE 22600 27467. Passable urban view to the south. NCOF!

Destroyed 2010-07-24 17:15 - TP6795 (Wentcliff Hill)

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

View of the M62 hardly inspires. Please bare in mind that (as usual) Im on foot and as such these are instructions for that. The open ground to the south on older OS maps is less so. Private housing, with no access to the the open ground, now occupies the bottom half of the hill. Go up Wordsworth Drive and most streets to the right will give you access to a (tarmac) footpath that will take you to the summit of the hill. Good view of the motorway if that inspires you but little else. I didnt think Id do all the West Yorkshire invisibles, but I now have and am pleased I did because the odd one or two made it really worthwhile. Ive now finished all the West Yorkshire sites on this website. NCOF!

Destroyed 2010-07-24 16:00 - TP3452 (Great Clump)

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

The minor road that is Spitalgap Lane that appears to traverse to A1(M) doesnt. I came (on foot) from the east along the road passing Hunters Wood to reach a dead end at the A1(M). I didnt fancy my chances crossing both lanes of the A1(M) so had to detour via Darrington. Where the minor road passes under the flyover a footpath immediately on the right follows the motorway up towards Spitalgap Lane (when it reaches the ROW heading west you can follow the - permissive path - that runs along the eastern edge of the field the trig might have been in). If you come from the west you cant drive a car down Spitalgap Lane - bike (push or motor) will do the job, but again its a dead end when you reach the motorway. Todays view was of a dying crop of whatever in the field. NCOF!

Destroyed 2010-07-24 14:15 - TP5915 (Sharlston)

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

Slaughtered by whoever, and theyve never been brought to justice! Arable landscape of no great interest. NCOF!

Destroyed 2010-07-21 15:00 - TP5111 (Newhall)

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

Memory Map places it just beyond the small bush (centre of photo)just before the lanes converge. Of course it would probably have been 50ft higher up when in situ. NCOF!


Destroyed 2010-07-21 14:00 - TP2239 (Close Head Lane)

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

Rounding up the invisible ones in West Yorkshire. NCOF!

Destroyed 2010-07-21 13:00 - TP5538 (Pule Hill)

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

Actually despite the lack of the trig this is a quite a nice place. If you like a high level view over an urban landscape this ones your baby. Terrific view over Halifax and the surrounding villages. Easy access from the bridleway, whatever was dumped underfoot has since sprouted decent vegetation, this is a good invisible trig site to visit. Came up (on foot) from Halifax railway station, which is - I admit - a bit of a slog uphill - well worth it though. NCOF!

The hill as it is today (1)
The hill as it is today (2)
Looking SW
Lookg W
Looking NW

Destroyed 2010-07-21 13:00 - TP10052 (Pule Hill)

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

Like it's brother, gone to the great trig-maker in the sky! Worth a visit for the decent views.

Good condition 2010-07-18 16:00 - TP4423 (Ling Park)

FB Number: S5311   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Its a re-visit but seeing the recent photos, there are some things you just have to do. Towards the back end of a 12 mile walk I purposely detoured to this trig to give it a bit of TLC. It now resembles something like its prime, I hope it lasts (but I doubt it). I apologise for not being able to coat the rear of the pillar (the wall side) as the paint ran out. Note for anyone else considering such action, I reckon you need at least half a litre of paint to generously cover a standard trig (not including any plynth it might be sat on)

A bit of TLC ©MAC.HAWK
The man responsible ©MAC.HAWK
Who loves ya, baby!

Destroyed 2010-07-17 17:15 - TP5843 (Scholes)

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

Murdered. Unlike, not too far away Hunsworth Hill, there is no intrinsic worth in visiting this site other than to log the visit. There is no view worth mentioning other than there isnt one. And if, like me, youre on foot its even more depressing.

Destroyed 2010-07-17 16:43 - TP4067 (Hunsworth Hill)

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

Killed, as and when who knows? The hill summit is, as others have said, directly behind the riding school (which isnt indicated on my 2006 map - or the farm directly across the road from it, both look a lot older that 4 years). Very horsey area! Good view towards Castle Hill (Huddersfield) and beyond.

Couldn't find it 2010-07-01 12:00 - TP0497 (St Andrews)

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

Looked around for a good 20 minutes but couldnt find it. Grass very high today. Whole area has been redeveloped as Castle Golf Course (not shown on OS 2007 map) possibly the reason I coulnt find as I rummaged all over the hillock its indicated to sit on. The fence at screen left (directly under the car) in iainmacs photo no longer exists.

Destroyed 2010-06-25 15:30 - TP4906 (Moor Grange)

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

Agree with John Bamforth in that theres no obvious reason why the pillar shouldnt still be there. No view today as the summer vegetation blocks even the view of the nearby flats.

Destroyed 2010-06-25 14:15 - TP3984 (Holt Lane)

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

Another one needlessly removed. Surely housing could have been arranged around it? View of the golf course, which if you get excited about you really do need to seek medical help.

Destroyed 2010-06-25 13:30 - TP3766 (High Ash)

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

Is this the wealthiest street in Leeds? Some of the housing is phenominal! Trig long gone. Gets a single point for affluent housing interest.

Good condition 2010-05-27 17:00 - TP2452 (Cottingley Moor)

FB Number: S4089   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Re-log for info. Access from the ROW is now obviously a tresspass as the ROW has now been wooden fenced on either side, so you would need to climb it to get to the trig, ask at the farm - it will probably be OK. However, a quarter mile along the road NW theres a new angling lake and I reckon a casual wander from this - at first look there didnt seem to be anything fenced - would be ok. Today it was in a wonderful field of buttercups, all in bloom. Last of a 7 trig tigger (not all logged today as some are a re-visit). Not the longest in mileage but the most trigs Ive ever tigged in a day on foot. NCOF.

Destroyed 2010-05-27 15:45 - TP3643 (Harrop Edge)

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

Theres a decent view to the Airedale side of Rombalds Moor. I think this should be logged as Definately Missing as it relates to the pillar and a new entry should be made regarding the surface block.

Good condition 2010-05-27 15:45 - TP7912 (Threadgold)

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

Destroyed 2010-05-27 15:00 - TP2718 (Daisy Hill)

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

Lost to housing behind the hospital. The field to the west gives good views, particularly to the Airedale side of Rombalds Moor

Destroyed 2010-05-27 14:00 - TP6963 (Windhill)

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

Lost to the housing estate, yet another case of urban vandalism - how difficult would it be to fit a trig on a roundabout or a piece of spare ground. This is part our history and culture theyre increasingly destroying! Odd place for a trig though, halfway up a hill?

Destroyed 2010-04-11 16:00 - TP2478 (Crab Trees)

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

Oh I dont know why! Well yes, I do in all honesty, as it now leaves me 12 short of a full West Yorkshire compliment. Theres no Crab Trees, no pillar & theres no view really. From Batley railway station back to my house was an 11.5 miler simply to tig this non-existent trig, half of which was on urban footpath. Suitable case for teatment? Yes I think so!! A final moan though, why werent/arent developers encouraged to preserve pillars, surely they could jiggle road plans to sit a trig on an island in the road or on a peice of open grassland without too much trouble? NCOF!

Good condition 2010-03-27 15:00 - TP5267 (Ox Stones)

FB Number: S2159   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Half decent view towards the nearby Ox Stones and to the south. At the ROW directly north there is a small layby where 3 or 4 cars can park. Immediately through the gate a path heads to the right into the heather, follow it to the Ox Stones and thence to the trig. Will be nice when the heathers in full bloom.

Good condition 2010-03-27 14:00 - TP6150 (Stanage Edge)

FB Number: S2156   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Pretty good view in most directions. Footpath quite badly eroded, obviously very popular.

Good condition 2010-03-27 13:00 - TP7411 (Stanedge Pole)

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

It sits on a bit of plateau so views are a bit restricted. Sign from the Park Authority on the mini-fence asks you not to use the path going south (as indicated on the OS map but not as a ROW) across White Path Moss.

Good condition 2010-03-27 12:00 - TP3795 (High Neb)

FB Number: S2157   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good view across the valley and back along Stanage Edge, however the whole ridge-top footpath is quite badly eroded.

Good condition 2010-03-22 15:28 - TP0093 (Detchant)

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

As people have said, park in the layby just a little to the north.

Good condition 2010-03-22 15:16 - TP7150 (Belford (R))

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

On the bend in the road just beyond Home Farm, on south side of road. Inside of cage could do with a bit of clearing.

Good condition 2010-03-22 15:10 - TP0588 (Belford FBM Aux 1)

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

Much easier to find than we thought it was going to be given nearly all of the previous posts. Going north from Belford, just beyond the road junction theres a layby to park in. From the junction locate the grate in the road and its 4/5 paces north of this on the left.

Good condition 2010-03-22 14:53 - TP1245 (Belford Crag)

FB Number: S3578   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Thanks to Garys (sykesfamily) description this is easy to reach. Nice view of the coast in the sunshine.

Good condition 2010-03-22 14:43 - TP6919 (Whitsunbank Hill)

FB Number: S3584   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Simple walk up the road/track from road junction at north east. In field to north of track. Footgate gives access. Nice views of the Cheviots.

Good condition 2010-02-18 15:15 - TP7263 (Carlisle)

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

Actually this is a piece of cake. Forget the fire escape, from the city square simply walk down Castle Street, pass the Cathedral (at left) and Stockland House (at right) and take the first left by the pub down Paternoster Row, at the second lampost with the road sign (white arrow on a blue background) turn around and the mushroom is clear to see. A doddle! See the photos. View? Well the Cathedrals nice!

View From Paternoster Row
The road/pub on the corner
Paternoster Row

Good condition 2010-02-18 13:45 - TP0592 (Wetheral FBM Aux 1)

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

Easy find thanks to Briseys pics. I removed a bit of grass that was trying to hide it but it was very visible. Roadside hazard marker still in situ.

Possibly missing 2010-02-18 13:30 - TP7241 (Wetheral)

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

Couldnt find it. Little foilage about a but a lot of debris around the base of the hedge. I had a decent rummage but didnt find a thing.

Good condition 2010-02-18 13:20 - TP0108 (Wetheral Pasture)

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

Not very buried! Easey find following previously uploaded pics, thanks.

Good condition 2010-02-18 13:00 - TP4912 (Moor Yeat)

FB Number: S6940   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Pretty non-descript view. Access easy from either gate to south or low fence to north. Theres some serious money in the housing around here!

Possibly missing 2010-02-14 17:15 - TP7184 (Patrington)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2010-02-14 17:05 - TP5326 (Patrington)

FB Number: S2478   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

See Briseys log r.e. access.

Couldn't find it 2010-02-14 17:00 - TP0649 (Patrington FBM Aux 1)

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

Meant to bring the trowel but forgot. Poked the grass with a stick trying to hit something solid but to no effect. I even took photos from this website to help but alas, it was not to be today.

Good condition 2010-02-14 16:45 - TP6967 (Windmill)

FB Number: S2460   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Logged from the track as the field was very wet and the newly sprouting crop of whatever would take a mashing from 3 pairs of feet.

Good condition 2010-02-14 16:30 - TP4506 (Lockham)

FB Number: S2456   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Go any further & youll be in the Humber estuary. Parking for maybe a dozen cars. Decent view across the estuary if you like that kind of thing and bench on the embankment.

The estuary

Good condition 2010-02-14 13:00 - TP7561 (Easington)

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

Teds right, just follow the Sports Field signs. Its a rather large mushroom aerial, largest Ive ever seen. You can get right up to the fencing if you so wish.

Good condition 2010-02-14 12:50 - TP2781 (Dimlington)

FB Number: S2457   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Very visible from the road.

The trig and friend!

Good condition 2010-02-14 12:20 - TP2245 (Clump)

FB Number: S2462   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Take 3 pairs of muddy feet off the RoW to trespass on a very wet field with newly sprouting crop & risk the ire of the local farmer. Not today thankyou. Nice position adjacent isolated tree.

Destroyed 2010-02-14 12:15 - TP4111 (Intack)

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

Good condition 2010-02-14 12:15 - TP1102 (Beacon Hill)

FB Number: S2463   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

The trig

Good condition 2010-02-14 12:00 - TP3403 (Golf Course)

FB Number: S2473   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Just inside the golf course. Some kind soul might want to attack the hedge with a pair of secaturs as its going to be a begger to get through it in years to come

The trig

Destroyed 2010-02-14 11:30 - TP5636 (Renish)

FB Number: S2474   Condition: Destroyed   Score: 5/10

Now one large, trigless, open field full of sprouting crop.

Possibly missing 2010-02-14 11:15 - TP6612 (Tunstall)

FB Number: S2469   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 5/10

No sign of it in its relocated site. Theres obviously been coastal erosion so it could be under a pile of mud somewhere. It could also be under a pile of large concrete boulders (see photo) that have been placed in 4 or 5 of the most eroded sections.

Under all this stuff?

Damaged 2009-12-28 13:30 - TP6542 (Torrisholme Barrow)

FB Number: S5369   Condition: Damaged   Score: 7/10

Easily reached from the ROW to the west or Hasty Brow Road to the east. GBH to the head of the pillar but fine views over urban Morecambe & Lancaster, the bay, to the eastern hills (Ingleborough in the distance) & north to the snow clad southern fells of the Lake District, small hill with a big view!

Good condition 2009-12-01 11:30 - TP4194 (Killingworth)

FB Number: S4161   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Pillar very grubby but intact. Came up the old Wagon Way from Palmersville after visiting East Benton Farm (non)trig. Father Ted is correct about its shrine like position but unfortunately it just doesnt sit square enough to totally complete the effect, nice attempt though. View, well nothing really.

Thr Trig 1
The "Shrine"
The Trig 3
The Trig 4

Destroyed 2009-12-01 11:00 - TP2967 (East Benton Farm)

FB Number: S4164   Condition: Destroyed   Score: 1/10

Gone to the Great Trig Maker in the sky. Predominently industrial estate to the north & west and arable land south & east, hardly inspiring. Gets 1 for the view east.

An ex-trig Would have been at the right hand junction near the red car
An ex-trig 2 Roughly where the lamp post is

Slightly damaged 2009-10-25 11:45 - TP5231 (One Tree Hill Recreation Ground)

FB Number: S3388   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Like Late Starter we came over from Horsenden Hill via the canal. Pleasant enough view, good view of New Wemberleeeee Stadium. As LS says the nearby Hindi temple is looking VERY impressive. NCOF

Nearby Hindi Temple
Wembley Stadium from One Tree Hill

Good condition 2009-10-25 11:00 - TP4024 (Horsenden Hill)

FB Number: S3940   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Nice short walk from Greenford to Alperton via this and One Tree Hill trig via the canal towpath. The trig is set atop a small nature reserve with a pleasant walk up to it through the woodland. OK view. NCOF

Good condition 2009-10-16 14:00 - TP4567 (Lower Hill)

FB Number: S5389   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Easily accessible in field just beyond the pub. Pretty good views in all directions. Came on pushbike from/to Steeton Rly Station. NCOB!

Good condition 2009-09-09 12:30 - TP6035 (Snaefell)

FB Number: S5071   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

My second entry for this mountain - Ive visited the trig several times before via the Mountain Railway but always felt it was a bit of a plastic. Today I got the Electric Railway to Laxey, legged it to the shore - where the tide was fully out - dipped my toe in the sea and footed it up to the summit. The route to the old mines is simple enough if not the best underfoot. From the mines to Bungalow is an obvious track that has been used by off road moto bikes at some point. Today it was extremely wet (day before was persistant heavy rain) and very boggy in places. Windy as hell at the trig (in all but 1 of our visits its been just so). Generally, any photo you take wont do justice to the view the eye can see. NC(or railway)OF!

Destroyed 2009-08-23 17:00 - TP6261 (Sunny Bank)

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

Gone to TGTMITS, bas***ds! Made an effort even though I knew it wasnt there - a sad case of Trigonontrism (the psychiatric act of feeling the need to visit the site of a triangulation station - particularly a pillar - knowing that it no longer exists). On a round of the mops ups in West Yorkshire that no longer exist. Its a bit sad that the 300th UK & IOM trig Ive (not) tigged no longer exists. As an addendum- Im at a loss to know how Peteboggs could drive past and log it!!

Unreachable but visible 2009-08-23 14:15 - TP7278 (Leeds)

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

The building looks totally empty today. The mushroom aerial is easily visible from the road, get on the other side of the road from the building and walk uphill to just beyond the zebra crossing to see the trig.

Good condition 2009-08-22 13:30 - TP5604 (Red Bank)

FB Number: S5333   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

In field adjacent Red Bank Farm. The coastal ROW runs straight through the field so access is a doddle. View north to the lakeland fells is good & Morecambe bay is open before you. My 300th trig - 298 plus 2 in Menorca! No cars, on bike & foot!

Good condition 2009-07-06 13:00 - TP3763 (Hicknor Hill)

FB Number: S4445   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Access is actually quite easy if you know the best way to attack it. Dont bother with the approach from the west through the wood (as I did and made hard work for myself). Just follow the directions from the section of map Ive uploaded. At the roundabout a blue sign indicates the location of a skateboard/bmx park (odd site!). Follow the road, which turns to track uphill to pass the skateboard park and reach a tall metal gate in a the fence. Through the gate & the trig is immediately sat on the right between the fence and the wood. NCOF, dont know if you can park on the road to the skateboard park but the nearby B&Q/ASDA would be an option, youd have to use the things on the bottom posterior to walk about 1/2 a mile though (uphill for a bit as well - strewth!!!!)

Access to the trig The easiest access

Good condition 2009-07-06 11:30 - TP5206 (Oakmount)

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

I had a late morning change of plan and chose to tig this pillar & nearby Hicknor Hill without being able to consult this website. I opted to approach through the railway embankment as I couldnt see the trig from the school field perimiter (which has an 8ft high fence). The embankment fence is climbable but what a fiasco. If you come this way come in jeans - I was in shorts and you honestly dont want to see the state of my legs! The brambles are everywhere. Come prepared with gloves and secaturs and make your life easier. Because of the brambles I couldnt physically tig the trig but settled for a poke with a long branch. Its actually in the school grounds. NCOF.

Destroyed 2009-07-06 11:00 - TP7119 (South Hill)

FB Number: S4448   Condition: Destroyed   Score: 0/10

Would have been in middle of school playing fields.

Good condition 2009-07-05 15:00 - TP2747 (Dean Farm Whitwell)

FB Number: S2522   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Passable view of mainly arable land. You cant see the trig from the clifftop footpath but there are two stiles you could use. Both are from the cliff top path, the first is pretty much directly south of the trig so youd need to cross the field uphill. The second (recommended) is where the clifftop path descends to cross the road at St Lawrence Chute, there are steps leading up/down to the road and at the top of the steps is a stile. Follow the field edge to reach the trig. At the time of this visit the trig was pretty buried in vegetation and the field had recently been ploughed.

Good condition 2009-07-05 12:30 - TP6127 (St Catherines Hill Isle Of Wight)

FB Number: S2521   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Shrouded in low cloud at the time of this visit but a terrific view whilst climbing the hill. Still brilliantly white. To clarify mickandshane & stonestreaker. stonestreaker is correct that Boniface Down is the highest hill on the island however, this trig is the highest trig on the island.

Good condition 2009-07-04 15:30 - TP4632 (Manor Farm)

FB Number: S2711   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Just off the coastal path, 20 yards into field. Bottom section of barbed wire fence has been tethered so you are able to roll under it to access the trig. Coastal views.

Couldn't find it 2009-07-04 13:00 - TP0467 (Keyhaven Two)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Couldn't find it   Score: 7/10

Half heartedly looked for it but didnt find it. I usually print out a couple of photos to give me an idea of where to look but this was an unexpected visit to nearby Hurst Castle and I wasnt prepared. Passed it twice and looking in the right area but it must be under vegetation. As Im Leeds based an unlikely to be in this area for some time/ever again Im giving myself the benefit of logging it.

Destroyed 2009-05-18 14:30 - TP3917 (Hill Top)

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

Zapped. From the co-ordinates Memory Map places it just below the brow of the hill and where the new-ish housing is. Before the housing was built you would have had a decent view of the urban valley below. NCOF!

Destroyed 2009-05-18 14:00 - TP5444 (Pildacre Hill)

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

Another one murdered by housing development, god rest its soul. NCOF!

Good condition 2009-05-16 13:00 - TP7236 (Warwick)

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

Approx 100 yards up the pedestrian entrance to Warwick Castle that is at the St Nicholas Church end of Mill Street. On the right next to the lamp post. Odd site?

Good condition 2009-05-16 12:45 - TP0621 (Warwick FBM Aux 1)

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

In St Nicholas Park car park that is immediately to the rear of the church. On the island with the Pay & Display machine. Almost buried under the summer grass but now a little more visible.

Destroyed 2009-05-01 15:00 - TP5756 (Royds Green)

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

Killed. Site has an uninspiring plateau-ish view of suburban Leeds and surrounding area. NCOF!

Good condition 2009-04-11 17:20 - TP7408 (Light Hazzles Edge)

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

Have passed this numerous times without being aware it was there. Tigged on a short diversion from the rather wonderful Todmorden Centenary Way. Quite similar to the one at Parsons Pulpit. NCOF!

Possibly missing 2009-03-29 13:30 - TP6664 (Upper Moor Side)

FB Number: S3816   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 5/10

Personally Im logging this as Possibly Missing as for all I know it could be sitting, minding its own business, in one of the barns. Unlikely I know, but I cant be sure its Definately Missing. NCOF!

Good condition 2009-03-22 13:00 - TP0148 (Inghey Bridge)

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

Probably one of the most inspring trigs in the country!!!!! NCOF!

Good condition 2009-03-09 12:30 - TP6063 (South Barrule)

FB Number: S5387   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Im beginning to run out of superlatives for the views you get on this island! Lovely 360 degree views - in perfect weather it would nearer a 10. Came up from Foxdale, E then N through the plantation - word of warning if you come off the cycle route as we did (where it turns downhill before returning uphill) and follow the - route - through the fire-break it is currently a mushed up mountain bikers bog. Upon reaching the A27 simple enough to reach along the wide path. Hell of a wind at the trig. Last of the islands hill trigs. Headed of to Glen Maye and ended up in St Johns. Lovely hike. NCOF!

South Barrule
South Barrule 2

Good condition 2009-03-01 15:00 - TP0152 (Whetstone)

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

When heading downhill its just before the first bend in the road. On the left, over the fence.

Good condition 2009-02-06 16:00 - TP1493 (Blea Moor)

FB Number: S5228   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

I dont usually re-log a trig but today was the most wonderful of views. Its an innocuous hill plateau which you need to traverse from the rocks to the north to the trig (or vice versa of course) to get, well if there are better views in Yorkshire Id be grateful if someone would let me know. Yorkshirenige has it spot on or see my original entry. Today was winter wonderland on a bright sunny day with everywhere under snow. Was a bit of a beggar to get to the plateau top as the snow occasionally came over the knee in places - but knowing what I was going to get made the effort incredibley worthwhile. NCOF!

Blea Moor Trig & Pen-Y-Ghent (snow).©MAC.HAWK
Blea Moor Trig & Ingleborough (snow)©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2009-01-29 14:10 - TP5263 (Overton Hall)

FB Number: S5379   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Started on foot from Lancaster railway station and intended to take the estuary road that passes the Golden Ball pub, unfortunatley it was high tide and the road was impassable just before Lythe Bridge. So a detour along the A683 was needed and not to be recommended really. Its only a mile but the traffic was phenomenal. Once off the A683 the minor road to Overton was far busier then I expected. Trigs easy enough to find with good views across the estuary/salt marshes and to Clougha although quite overcast today. Fortunately, on my return, by the time the Id visited the trig the road passing the pub was now available as the tide had relented somewhat.

Good condition 2009-01-23 12:15 - TP2592 (Crina Bottom Farm)

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

Access is easy through a gate opposite the cemetry on the other side of the road. Youre masked from the farm by the nearby trees. Incredibley wet field today, wellies would have been far better than boots!!!

Good condition 2009-01-22 15:00 - TP6823 (West View)

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

Couldnt get to it today, the previous remarks about - gap in the wall - are less relevent as its been partialy fixed. Immediately east of the trig the wall has had some attention and wooden pallates block entry. Its would be easy enough to climb the pallates and jump the wall but there is a barbed wire fence approx 1 foot from the wall which you would need to clear and on todays visit you would land in a sea of very wet and deep mud. You then have the problem of getting back over the barbed wire & the wall. Contrary to my OS map which shows 2 adjacent fields to the north before the road reaches Newlands Road the actuality is that the field immediately north of the trig field has been merged with the field the trig is in. In the NE corner, adjacent the road is a locked gate which will give easier access to the trig. Which it would have today if it hadnt been yet another sea of wet deep mud. I recommend visiting in a less rainy season (or when the grounds frozen).

Good condition 2009-01-22 14:00 - TP0598 (Lancaster FBM Aux 1)

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

As the next vistor after DaveS I can confirm that the plate is still very visible. Had to knock off a load of leaves. I came along Grab Lane from the Cattle Market end (south) and the plate is roughly 10 paces before you reach the fourth gate on the left (currently painted green). Pyoungs1 photo was a good help as it helped to identify the wall stones - I often find it useful to carry a print out of the odd photo of these/bolts/rivets for reference on the day as their exact location can sometimes be hard to find

Good condition 2009-01-22 13:00 - TP7143 (Lancaster)

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

Very easy find entering the park from the formal gates to the west, between the pond and the shelter - views? well the pond and the bridge are nice enough but the park itself is lovely, dont just trig - explore.

Good condition 2009-01-09 14:30 - TP7129 (Rose Bank)

FB Number: 11073   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Visible from the road - if you just want to tig it rather than hug it (its within touching distance from the adjacent field) theres a gate in the adjacent field to the east - in the field corner directly south of the trig and by the road. If you want to be in the same field the access gates are along the road to the west of the trig.

Destroyed 2009-01-09 14:00 - TP2676 (Culgaith)

FB Number: S6478   Condition: Destroyed   Score: 5/10

Unfortunately just before my planned visit the internet on my machine was down, but I knew there was a record of something here from the Memory Map add-in I have (could have been rivet, bolt, FBM - I thought it unlikely to be pillar (ho hum!)). Memory map shows the trigs co-ordinates to be in the middle of the B6412 road immediately SE of the nearby pillar. No view to call of really.

Good condition 2008-10-24 13:15 - TP3475 (Green Bell)

FB Number: 10805   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

17 mile circular from Kirkby Stephen railway station. A fairly windy day and windy as hell at the trig. Visibilty not brilliant but good enough to the naked eye to see a 360 degree panorama that was wonderful. Very, very wet underfoot today. Strangley the ROW directly north fizzles out fairly quickly and the track a little to the east whilst intially deep rutted and obvious turns into a faint path (almost a sheep trail) before turning to track then faint path again. Once you get up to Stwarth the track to the trig is very obvious. No cars, on foot!

Slightly damaged 2008-10-12 12:30 - TP6990 (Windy Hill)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

From the N or NW its on access land now so you can just clomp away across the moor if thats your thing - youll need to climb the wall if you dont use the ROW. From the ROW to the NW you will reach the wall towards the NW end of Ash Fell Edge. Do not go through the metal gate straight ahead, immediately before it a gateway on the left (no gate there today) gives access to the moor. Go through & follow the track as it heads briefly diagonally left before veering right to follow the wall approx 50 yards on your right (its much easier than following the wall, something I initially attempted). It eventually turns into a sheep trail and runs adjacent the wall shortly before reaching the trig. I intially made the mistake of going through the metal gate on the ROW & following the wall with it on my left and whilst the short, stubby pillars (not marked on my 2002 OS map) are interesting I had to back-track 3/4 of a mile to get to the other side of the wall (as ted says its marked as an electic fence too when you pass through the metal gate on the ROW - so traverse at your own risk). Really good views in most directions - Wild Boar Fell, Mallerstang, Green Bell etc. From KS rly sta. Revisited 02/01/2010 in fairly deep snow when my soul mate insited I pose by the trig. And again 16/02/1010. No cars, on foot x3!

View towards Nine Standards Rigg

Good condition 2008-10-12 11:30 - TP0512 (Kirkby Stephen (1976))

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

Came up from Kirkby Stephen railway station. Half a mile SW of the old FBM you can easily find this atop the banking, near the wall on the opposite side of the road from the (sort of) bollarded off lay by (why?), as CHRISBOMBINGTON says, the gaps are big enough to get your motorised chariot through them to park up. Ok view to the north east. Re-visited with the better half 02/01/2010.

The road going NE to Kirkby Stephen

Destroyed 2008-10-12 11:00 - TP7488 (Kirkby Stephen (1912))

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

A short walk up the hill from Kirkby Stephen railway station (heading SW along the A685). Photo shows the approximate position of the old FBM. Memory Map has it on the left of the road just before the junction with the A683 that heads to Sedbergh. Wafted passed agian on 02/01/2010. No cars, on foot!

Good condition 2008-09-21 15:50 - TP1398 (Bishopside Brae)

FB Number: S7745   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Back in Pateley Bridge (via the Dalesbus) after Ouster Bank & Sandy Hill earlier (was going to walk via Kettlestang Hill but was strapped for time) but with time to spare in Pateley decided to give this one a go. Another steep rise to Wath Lane. The gate Rad mentions is just before the road bends, approx 400 yards west of Somerset House, thereafter either follow the obvious track leading slighty left uphill or follow the walls. The signs at the gate say this is now access land - no dogs allowed. Fairly decent view from the trig - Im amazed no-ones mentioned that its set atop an absolutely huge rabbit warren

Damaged 2008-09-21 13:30 - TP5812 (Sandy Hill)

FB Number: S7714   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

Top damaged. Came up from Ouster Bank trig along the sort of track I hate - wide and stoney - but it takes you within 400 yards of the trig. The final bit was across a patch of alternatiing very dry and very puddley heather moor. The track as shown on the OS map leading most of the way to the trig was non-existant today, other than an initial obvious few feet, forget it. Its heather or water. Additionally the ROW across Langwith Ridge is not evident (or waymarked) either. View, well as the trig sits on a plateau you dont get a lot, south to Stone & Ears is ok but its mainly lonely moorland.

Good condition 2008-09-21 12:15 - TP5251 (Ouster Bank)

FB Number: S7713   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Dalesbus from Leeds/Pateley Bridge. Walked up from Lofthouse - its a pretty steep road - and thought Id attack it across the open moor from the wide track that runs towards Arnagill Moor. Bit of a mistake really as whilst its short in length its a bit of a cr*ppy plod. With hindsight I should have continued up the road and taken Garys (Sykesfamily) advice and followed the wall with it being on my left. After the tig I followed the wall along a faint path/sheep trail which was fine, to rejoin the track en-route to Sandy Hill - so if you come from that direction theres OK access. OK view from the trig but nothing special.

Good condition 2008-09-08 13:30 - TP4822 (Military Road)

FB Number: S6623   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good view down the road in both directions but other than that forget it. Quite a tall trig, approx 5ft high on its plynth. Came up from Hexham Railway Station. No cars, on foot!

Good condition 2008-09-08 11:00 - TP0594 (Hexham FBM Aux 1)

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

Another fairly easy one to find if you study the photos although vegetation growth will readily hide it if its not kept back. Its immediately in front the part of the wall where the top stones are missing. Passable arable view to the west.

Good condition 2008-09-08 10:50 - TP7245 (Hexham)

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

A bit more vegetation around than in SlaintJimmys photo but easy to find as its right by the end of the wall.

Good condition 2008-09-08 10:30 - TP0117 (Beaufront)

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

Block very evident today and easy enough to find (probably as a result of dals recent visit). andycs photo is a good guide .

Good condition 2008-09-01 14:30 - TP6551 (Tow Scar)

FB Number: S5397   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Classic view of Ingleborough. Views to Morecambe Bay, the eastern lakeland fells and the nearby quarry! Tigged on a long hike from Ribblehead passing 4 trigs, Whernside, Tow Scar, Ingleborough & Park Fell. No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2008-05-09 15:30 - TP7465 (Giggleswick)

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

Not much to add to teds entry except that this is the only active station of this type that I have been able to physically tig! You dont even need to climb the gate as just left of my photo (with the gate in it) is a stile. Last of a 4 trig hike over 23+ miles. No cars - on foot and the train from Settle home!

Good condition 2008-05-09 14:30 - TP5097 (New House Pasture)

FB Number: S5501   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Unremarkable trig set in corner of field. Very hazy today but reasonable view northish to the 3 peaks. Gate in NW corner of field trig in SE corner. 3rd trig of the day: no cars - on foot!

Good condition 2008-05-09 13:00 - TP2665 (Crutchenber Fell)

FB Number: S5621   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Came over from Burn Moor trig simply following the fence and wall. No track or footpath from Burn Moor trig until reaching Ravens Castle but the odd sheep trail on either side of the fence (which is easy to stradle) helps but be prepared for bog and add about a 3rd in distance to circumnavigate such. From Ravens Castle a 4x4/quad bike track leads to within spitting distance of the trig. Very hazy today but the 3 peaks were visible. Nice setting at the end of the crag. No cars - on foot!

Good condition 2008-05-09 11:00 - TP1777 (Burn Moor Fell)

FB Number: S5003   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Started in Bentham and came up the minor road that leads to Slaidburn. Dont follow the fence from Great Stone of Fourstone as its an absolute bog. As Sigina nivilis says the best route up/down is via the track leading to and beyond the shooting box - the latter isnt shown on the map but it heads SE steadily uphill to the trig. Very hazy today but on a good day there would be excellent views in all directions. Headed off to Crutchenber Fell after this. Train to Bentham - no cars - on foot!

Destroyed 2008-04-20 12:00 - TP9976 (Beamsley Beacon Pole)

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

Retrospective log. Been passed the site on innumerable occasions, pole obviously gone.

Good condition 2008-04-14 14:00 - TP2060 (Cave Hill)

FB Number: S5227   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Not the best weather wise but a fairly decent view of the three peaks. Eaasy access on an unwalled/unfenced moor off the Pennine way a few yards west of Old Ing - theres a quad bike track that takes you 2/3 of the way up the hill - then just head up to the top, trigs not visible until you get within 50 yards of it.

Good condition 2008-03-24 13:30 - TP4131 (Jerusalem)

FB Number: 10741   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Jeruselem my ar*! - its Foulsons Rigg - guess its listed as such for effect (visited Jerusalem this Easter!!!!). Easy access from the nearby bridleway, theres a gate in the field corner next to the trig. Absolutely stonking view of the hills north of Appleby and south to Mallerstang & Wild Boar Fell which were all covered in snow today. No view to the lakeland fells at our visit as the weather was closing in and visibilty in that direction was lost in the snow shower. Would have added another point but for that. Unassuming hill but what a view!! Did make an impact at work though when I was asked if Id done anything over the Easter weekend and replied that Id been to Jerusalem!!

Destroyed 2008-03-08 20:43 - TP2363 (Colton Common)

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

Been passed a few times, never actually looking for it to be honest, as it obviously aint there.

Good condition 2008-03-04 14:15 - TP4987 (Murton Pike)

FB Number: 10806   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Staggeringly beautiful view to the west towards todays snow capped lakeland peaks, south & east fine too but north is a little bland. The top of Mickle Fell (Yorkshires highest) just visible. Followed track up from Murton (ROW most, but not all of the way)& where it turns sharply right to head to Burnt Crag we veered left along a visible path to the summit (as shown in the Final Ascent photo). No wind in the village but could hardly stand at the trig. Trig good but base exposed.

The Trig Looking East
The Final Ascent
Murton & The Pike
Murton Pike & High Cup Nick

Good condition 2008-01-13 11:30 - TP4426 (Linghaw)

FB Number: S5402   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Overcast day with Ingleborough top lost in the cloud. Still in the goaty field. Walked up the road from Bentham and ended up at Ribblehead. No cars, on foot!

Good condition 2007-12-01 10:00 - TP1881 (Calton Hill)

FB Number: S3006   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Pretty good view over Edinburgh & the Forth estuary. Lots of paths up to the summit. As mentioned its adjacent the National & Nelson monuments and the Observatorys. Nice place to visit when the suns out, surprisingly no benches in the area! Second visit on 23/03/2010 in slightly better weather conditions. Hill full of foreign (i.e. non-uk) tourists enjoying the monuments and pillars but ignoring the most important one of all!

Not Logged 2007-12-01 10:00 - TP8938 (Nelsons Monument)

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

Whilst visiting the nearby pillar

Good condition 2007-11-30 14:30 - TP2929 (Dunsapie Tank)

FB Number: S3016   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Not much hope of reaching this without a major effort (ladder, commercial cable cutters, being lowered by helicopter etc). Visited after just coming off Arthurs Seat.

Good condition 2007-11-30 14:00 - TP0893 (Arthurs Seat)

FB Number: S3012   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

There are routes to this trig from every point of the compass. It was a lousy day on our visit with persistant heavy rain and hardly a soul about. The rain abated a little upon reaching the trig and we got a view of sorts, just a glimpse of how good it may be when the suns out. I think this pillar is in good condition, spoilt only by the graffiti. See the earlier photos by Clochandlighter on 20/04/2003 to see how bad it was before the repair. Revisited on 23/03/2010 with daughter in much better conditions so Ive upped the score a couple of points. As good a city scape view as youre ever going to get. The vandalism & graffiti I just dont understand, whichever way you come from youve got to make at least some effort to get to this trig, so the spray painting and physical damage would seem to be pre-meditated, why on earth would someone undertake this, and surely given its popularity you would have to time your assault on it quite carefully as otherwise surely the other visitors would give you grief?

Good condition 2007-10-17 12:00 - TP0828 (Alphin Pike)

FB Number: S2803   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Took the path through a gate just NE of Noonsun Hill that looks to be heading nowhere (there are 2, I took the more NE one) and followed a trail taking me uphill through fields just south of Greave. Once over the final fence (at a wood boarded section) and on to the open moor the path is obvious as it rises to the trig. Trig on a small plateau but view a few yards away from it are terrific. I continued along Wimberry Moss along a very obvious path to Chew Res, did a tour of Dovestone Res and finally visited the War Memorial on Board Hill before returning to the railway station. Absolutely lovely area in todays good weather. I wonder why any of the footpaths aren't shown on the OS maps, they're very evident (I do know they're not ROW's). No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2007-10-15 14:00 - TP3091 (Extwistle Moor)

FB Number: S4504   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Approached from the Widdop Road via the ROW at Rapes Clough, as The Hungry Caterpillars say the OS mapping is inaccurate. The ROW forks approx 1/2 mile from the road however there is no path veering NW to the field corner (as indicated on the map). The path heading SW appears to lose a lot of height with a hefty re-climb needed. The options are - where the ROW 'forks' on the map is a broken wall, walk a further 25 yards of so to reach the crest of the rise - directly ahead you can see a field wall with a 'gate' - the trig is 50 yards behind that - you can A): Hoik straight across the open moor to the gate - wouldn't recommend it myself, you'll know why when you view it. B): Head across the open moor in a NW direction aiming for the stile in the field corner (which you can't see at this point) - wouldn't recommend that either or C): return to the broken wall and follow it north, on it's eastern side, along a sheep trail to reach the full wall south of Reive Edge, turn left (west) and follow the wall along more sheep trails to reach the stile in the field corner slighly NE of the trig - it's boggy in places but it's much better than the open moor. The field the trig is in is easy enough to traverse. After all that waffle, it wasn't a good day weather wise - visibility was poor but it was a good hike up from (and returning to) Hebden Bridge. No cars, on foot.

Extwistle Moor View (!) to Pendle Hill
Extwistle Moor View to Lad Law

Good condition 2007-10-15 13:30 - TP0146 (Widdop)

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

Originally passed on the way to Lad Law (Boulsworth) on 30/05/2005, revisited today en-route to Extwistle Moor. Don't usually bother with these - they're hardly inspiring - and wouldn't have today except just happened to be passing.

Looking from Widdop Road to Lad Law The rivet's on the right hand pillar

Destroyed 2007-08-27 13:40 - TP5320 (Parsons Pulpit)

FB Number: S5565   Condition: Destroyed   Score: 7/10

From the Malham Tarn area 2 bridleways pass east and west of this trig site en route to Arncliffe and its an easy enough route to utilise both. Came up from the east and once leaving the bridleway the area near the trig is riddled with shake holes, pot holes and old mine shafts so be careful. The circular plate is too neat to be a simple destruction job, I reckon OS have removed this for a reason, whatever that may be? Took the west route down via a visible path in the field to the SW from the west end of the summit. Good view to Great Whernside & Buckden Pike. Circular route from Settle. Ive changed my original condition rating as Sagina nivalis is correct, whilst the pillar is no longer there, there is still a triangulation point. No cars, on foot!

Parsons Pulpit View to Great Whernside
Parsons Pulpit View to Fountains/Darnbrook fell(s)
Parsons Pulpit

Good condition 2007-08-27 13:40 - TP5320 (Parsons Pulpit)

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

Same date/time as record fro the destroyed pillar.

Destroyed 2007-07-19 13:30 - TP4137 (Jubilee Block OS Office)

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

Gone to the great trig maker in the sky

Good condition 2007-07-19 13:30 - TP0541 (Southampton)

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

Passed it about a dozen times (on foot) in the space of 3 days.

Good condition 2007-07-14 12:30 - TP4020 (Horse Head)

FB Number: S5496   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

All credit where it's due - it's a bit of slog up from Yockenthwaite, well done Charlie (and Gary). I came up from Buckden, following the river. At Yockenthwaite I headed up the bridleway that, today, was effectively a stream. The cloud was so low that I was walking in dense mist/rain and a howling face on wind all the way to the summit. The wall's good as it guides you to the trig, without it I wouldn't have bothered. 'Charlie spotted it from 400 yards', I spotted from about 40 feet!! What was supposed to be 'dry' weather (Met Office) turned up just as I got on the bus to come back to Leeds (3 hours too late - the weather that is). Ignore the score as the big 'G' showed me who's really in charge today! No cars, on foot. (Bus to Buckden).

Good condition 2007-05-29 15:30 - TP4885 (Monk Bretton)

FB Number: S1761   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good view towards Barnsley & Oakwell footie stadium. Trig OK but somewhat weather beaten & graffiti battered. Last one of 17 miler starting at Wombwell. No cars, on foot!

Good condition 2007-05-29 14:15 - TP0881 (Ardsley)

FB Number: S1754   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Absolutely no view whatsoever, no, well I'll quantify that - the view is of the wood!. Simply sat in the wood minding it's own business. Ginnel between 7 & 9 Ennerdale Road gives access to the path into the wood where you'll find the trig on the left of the path. Fair view before entering the wood. No cars, on foot!

Good condition 2007-05-29 12:30 - TP2750 (Dearne Ings)

FB Number: S1763   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

You don't often find a pillar next to a river. Shock, horror - you might have to get out of a motorized chariot and use the things on the bottom of you a%*e to get to it, all of 200 yards. View, well, nothing of note really. No cars, on foot!

Toppled 2007-05-29 11:30 - TP1444 (Blacker Hill)

FB Number: S4244   Condition: Toppled   Score: 6/10

Although it's obviously been moved it's good to see it still surviving. The quarry as shown in the photo's from ted & iainmac has been filled in. View from the trig poor but from the lip of the wood there's a good view of the area west of Barnsley. Started at Wombwell railway station. No cars, on foot!

Destroyed 2007-05-28 15:00 - TP10070 (Castle Hill Sandal Magna)

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

Same date as visit to missing TP2034

Destroyed 2007-05-28 14:30 - TP2938 (Durkar)

FB Number: S4099   Condition: Destroyed   Score: 5/10

According to Memory Map the trig location is not in Pugney's Country Park but in the field directly to the north (marked private). See the screen dump that details the exact location, I've marked it with a flag. It's still missing mind. The field has an embankment but I doubt the trig stood on it, it somehow looks too recent to me & there's no evidence to show it was anywhere there. I reckon it was somewhere near where the small pond is now - not shown on the map. You can walk the embankment to reach the river Calder. Pic's to follow.

Durkar (missing) Trig The Location

Toppled 2007-05-28 14:00 - TP4839 (Milnthorpe)

FB Number: S4080   Condition: Toppled   Score: 5/10

As Ted says the base is the only section thats left. Go into the Sandal RFUC (yes thats RU not RL, spit & hiss) car park and a road wanders briefly to the right of the club house towards the training pitch. There it is, sat bereft of its former glory, but no less loved for that by those of a certain persuasion.

Destroyed 2007-05-28 13:30 - TP2034 (Castle Hill Sandal Magna)

FB Number: S3895   Condition: Destroyed   Score: 6/10

Good view over Pugney's from the viewing platform. Toilets and refreshments avalaible at the adjacent visitors centre.

Good condition 2007-05-25 13:00 - TP2465 (Cow Close Fell)

FB Number: S5618   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Hiked over from/to Settle via Knowe Fell and passing the Pennine Way on Fountains Fell. Ok view, pictures of trig speak for themselves. If coming from Fountains Fell there's no need to wall jump as there are gates to climb that avoid this - see attached map section. Very moist route today. It's Darnbrook Fell really. No cars, on foot!

Gates at marked positions

Good condition 2007-05-25 11:15 - TP4295 (Knowe Fell)

FB Number: S5526   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Done on a longish walk from/to Settle. Took the bridleway from Henside Road up to the first wall then turned north (ignoring the stile/gate) to follow the wall up to the field corner (after 200 yards you'll reach the grassy quad bike track that heads uphill following the wall). From a distance I could see the broken wall but getting nearer the electric fence was visible. The fence near the trig runs alongside the old wall heading both west & north. Fortunately there was enough of the old wall at the field corner to provide a platform (for anybody reasonabley agile) to climb & jump the fence. As this is now on access land I would have thought this should be a prime site to have a stile. The fence has one sign at this point saying it's electric but the fence carries on for miles across Fountains Fell with no other signage - is it stll live? If it's live is it legal if it's on Access Land? If it is live don't do the reverse of this initial assent, the fence is too high to jump from ground level unless you're confident with your Fosbury Flop. No cars, on foot!

Good condition 2007-05-13 12:30 - TP4630 (Manor Farm)

FB Number: S4741   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

The farm no longer exists, the only building left is the old derelict barn. It looks like somethings happening but I'm not sure what. There's a metal fenced route around the barn which leads to the adjacent house, cars were parked there and as this was a Sunday I'm thinking they're using it as a car park rather than park on the road. There was also a small JCB there too, for what reason who knows. Anyway, ignore this fenced route and follow it with it on your left, you'll reach a gate, climb and just head towards the sheds. In a few years we might not be able to see/touch it as the vegetation grows. There were nettles & I was in shorts but it's wasn't that bad today. Update!! As I passed on 1st September the old barn roof is being replaced so it must be being put to some use.

Good condition 2007-05-13 11:00 - TP6488 (Tingley Hall)

FB Number: S3815   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Area still clear although the grass/bluebells were beginning to get a hold. It's across the road from the White Bear pub, a simple wander up the access road (see photo) & upon reaching the field give the houses a wide berth. You just know that the vacant land will be housed before too long.

Tingley Hall
Tingley Hall Trig just right of centre, top just visible in front of trees
Tingley Hall The access road on right, pub is to the left.

Good condition 2007-05-03 12:45 - TP1848 (Cairn End)

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

Nice views all round. We came up from Haltwhistle. The ROW across the moor from Milldam Plantation is indistict. It's far easier to follow the track running alongside the grouse butts and head up to the moor top following the sheep trails as best you can, the trig is clearly visible from the last grouse butt. As John comments, if approaching from other directions you won't see the trig until you reach the crown of the hill. Now on access land but I got the sense that it's a little visited stretch of moorland. Somewhat puzzled by andyc's entry, it's hard to imagine an open cast mine anywhere near this trig?

Good condition 2007-05-01 15:45 - TP1019 (Barcombe)

FB Number: S6580   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good views in every direction, somewhat hazy today.

Good condition 2007-05-01 13:30 - TP7000 (Winshields)

FB Number: S6489   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

On the OS map as Windshields Crag. Trig OK but base is a little exposed. Great view all around but somewhat hazy today. Circular walk along the wall from Haltwhistle.

Destroyed 2007-03-15 14:00 - TP7410 (Ringstone Edge)

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

It's been gone 46+ years apparently, so why would a middle-aged man tramp miles in howling wind & rain to visit the site?? Don't ask me, I'm the idiot that did it (although in my defence I would add that I did the Greetland 3 first)!! It aint there, as John says you can see why it was there but on todays visit I'd have been happy to be able to see the hills John mentions never mind the trigs!! No cars, on foot!

Good condition 2007-03-15 12:45 - TP7234 (Greetland (R))

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

A doddle to find. You can't miss it really. Weather rubbish so score immeterial. The pub wasn't very busy at the time of visit. No cars, on foot!

Good condition 2007-03-15 12:30 - TP0600 (Greetland FBM Aux 1)

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

Easily found using Johns photo. Its another Berntsen near a FBM. Its on the east side of the road, currently easy to find just look at John's photos which should help. No cars, on foot!

Good condition 2007-03-15 12:15 - TP0150 (Greetland Wall)

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

Actually this is currently really easy. iainmac's photo made life much easier for me. I don't normally bother with these but with the Greetland 3 within about 400 yards why not. The surface block is 7 paces from the end of the wall that is to the west of rugby pitch (Greetland Allrounders) - (there's currently a short waymarker post indicating the public footpath at this point). It is on the road side of the wall & is almost directly in front of the floodlight pillar. It's currently visible. See the photo's which will hopefully guide you. Poor weather with no view to call of. No cars, on foot!

Good condition 2007-03-11 15:30 - TP3655 (Harton)

FB Number: S2599   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Well it's in good nick but the base is beginning to show. If you approach from the water tower you will be in view of the nearby farm, if you have problems with that a little further along the track towards the A64 you will find a large, double metal gate, go through and straight across the field where you'll find gaps in the hedge giving access to the trig, this is out of sight of the farm at Harton. View, well more arable landscape but little to inspire. No cars, on foot.

Harton Trig 11/03/2007
Harton Trig & the Water Tower 11/03/2007

Good condition 2007-03-11 14:15 - TP3114 (Farfield)

FB Number: S6080   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Easy access through a wide gap in the field hedge just to the north. The trigs fine but the base is becoming increasingly visible. Newly planted field so I too trod carefully. Decent view of the arable landscape prevelent in this area. No cars, on foot.

Farfield Trig 11/03/2007
Farfield Trig 11/03/2007
Farfield Trig 11/03/207

Good condition 2007-03-11 13:00 - TP6923 (Whitwell Grange)

FB Number: S2582   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Moist but nowhere near as wet as on yorkshirenige visit. Easy access as mentioned by straddling a series of 'gates' roped together just across the road from the monument (still no access to that). The field is currently just grass but crossing it is in direct view of Monument Farm - might there be a problem if it had crop in it? Nice photo fron iainmac with the snow. No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2007-03-11 12:15 - TP0518 (Bulmer)

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

Came up from Whitwell. As everyone says, the adjacent pillar makes it a doddle to find. There's a bench on the other side of the road which might be handy if you've been on foot a while. Arable landscape with views over part of the Castle Howard estate. No cars, on foot.

Bulmer FBM 11/03/2007
Bulmer FBM 11/03/2007
Bulmer FBM 18/03/2007
Bulmer FBM 11/03/2007

Good condition 2007-02-25 12:30 - TP3346 (Gib)

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

Couldn't visit the trig today, although it was visible. The Access Land John is talking about has been 'wasted/trashed/wrecked', take your pick, by morons on motor cross bikes. They were in full flow today - about half a dozen of them, along with someone from Manor Farm in a Land Rover with the result that the field and the one to the NE are a quagmire - I'm hoping it's a weekend thing & will revisit midweek sometime. Waymarking around this farm is non-existant. Possible access from the NW, just NE of Great Gib farm - where the gate is missing between walls you can climb the hill out of sight of the farm houses, you will need to climb a couple of walls (or do a detour to find the fallen sections) but access is possible.

Good condition 2007-02-18 16:30 - TP0558 (Contin FBM Aux 1)

FB Number: NONE   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Another one easily found by viewing iainmac'c photo. Not bad views to the hills south (Tor Achilty) & north (Cnoc Mor). No cars, on foot.

Contin Berntsen 18/02/2007
Contin Berntsen 18/02/2007
Contin Berntsen 18/02/2007

Good condition 2007-02-18 16:15 - TP7181 (Contin)

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

Easily found after viewing pictures from previous logs. Yes it's in someones garden but it's way to the side of the main building and a quick nip is all it takes (you don't even have to climb the gate, there's a gap at one side that most will be able to squeeze through). No cars, on foot.

Contin FBM 18/02/2007
Contin FBM 18/02/2007

Good condition 2007-02-18 15:15 - TP2284 (Cnoc Mor)

FB Number: S8177   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Came up from Strathpeffer along the forest track and where it turned sharply to the left (east) I followed a path going directly uphill in the direction of the summit, after a while it meandered a bit before heading diagonally left uphill to reach a step stile. A right turn to follow the field boundry brought me quickly to the trig. Decent view south and east but other directions hidden by the forestation. As Clochandighter says, south of the trig currently has much less forestation. No cars, on foot.

Cnoc Moor Trig 18/02/2007
Cnoc Moor Trig 18/02/2007
Loch Ussie from Cnoc Mor 18/02/2007

Good condition 2007-01-26 14:00 - TP4935 (Moughton)

FB Number: S5230   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

It was a grey old day today but the panorama is pretty good with fine views across the limestone pavements of Crummack Dale to Ingleborough & to Pen-Y-Ghent. Second attempt this year - first one was aborted in freezing, dense mist.

Moughton trig looking NE 26/01/2007
Moughton trig looking SE 26/01/2007
Moughton trig looking SW 26/01/2007
Moughton trig looking to Ingleborough 26/01/2007
Moughton trig looking to Pen-Y-Ghent 26/01/2007

Destroyed 2007-01-14 13:00 - TP6363 (The Chevin)

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

Another one gone to the great trig maker. I'm getting worried, it's another invisible one - suitable case for treatment?

The Chevin Trig 13/01/2007

Couldn't find it 2007-01-14 13:00 - TP8459 (Otley Chevin)

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

As with the adjacent pillar probably destroyed during the quarry works.

Good condition 2006-12-09 13:30 - TP1702 (Brown Edge)

FB Number: S2784   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good views in most directions, especially towards the east. Not far from the Mossley Cross, erected in 1994 with funding from all the christian church denominations in Mossley. No cars, on foot!

Brown Edge Looking North 09/12/2006
Brown Edge Looking East 09/12/2006
Brown Edge Looking South 09/12/2007
Brown Edge Looking West 09/12/2006
The Mossley Cross 09/12/2006
The Mossley Cross 09/12/2006
The Mossley Cross 09/12/2006

Good condition 2006-12-09 12:30 - TP6012 (Slack Hall)

FB Number: S2785   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy acces via the Austerlands Cricket Club land. Ok, if somewhat uninspriring view. No cars, on foot!

Slack Hall 09/12/2006
Slack Hall 09/12/2006
Slack Hall 09/12/2006

Slightly damaged 2006-12-09 11:15 - TP1394 (Bishop Park)

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

Padlock still there, dog s~*t less evident. Decent view across Greater Manchester. Nearby parking almost full of containers or other obsticles (see photo). Nice donation of land (see John's entry). Hiked up from Greenfield railway station. No cars, on foot.

Bishop Park 09/12/2006
Bishop Park 09/12/2006
The alleged parking point ! 09/12/2006

Destroyed 2006-11-19 14:00 - TP6283 (Swinden)

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

The Mental Health Act (1983) springs to mind. Why would anyone with (allegedly) a full set of 'marbles' hike miles to 'visit' (A): a trig that's no longer there (I can just about understand that - you might get a view or evidence that it was once there) & (B): The ground that it sat on has disappeared some time since & the area is a fenced off Danger Area. I'll come quietly doctor, I don't know why but it just 'had to be done'. There's access from the north via a gate 100 yards to the right of the bridleway and whilst the area is fenced off with a multitude of warning signs, just beyond the gate is a step stile giving access to the quarry (strange?). The quarry's an eyesore but there's a decent view over Cracoe to the War Memorial & the Rylstone Cross. No cars. on foot.

Swinden 19/11/2006©MAC.HAWK
Swinden 19/11/2006
Gerraway!! 19/11/2006

Good condition 2006-11-19 11:15 - TP4347 (Langerton Hill)

FB Number: S5305   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Passable view of Wharfedale around the Burnsall area, Simon's Seat looking fine to the south. Came up from Leeds to Burnsall via the Dales Bus. Access a doddle but incredibley moist underfoot. No cars, on foot.

Langerton Hill Looking East 19/11/2006
Langerton Hill Looking North East 19/11/2006
Langerton Hill Looking North 19/11/2006
Langerton Hill Looking to Simons Seat 19/11/2006

Good condition 2006-11-01 14:30 - TP0944 (Aye Gill Pike)

FB Number: S5665   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Long, tough slog up an extremely wet route from the car park near Garsdale Foot after just visiting Knoutberry Haw on Baugh Fell. Great views on the way up & down. Continued over Rise Hill to the bridleway at Black Hill and thence to Garsdale Railway station (passing, then returning via the Moorcock pub I hasten to add). Great day, great weather, great views but once off Knoutberry Haw very, very wet. Other than crossing/using the road I never saw another soul until visiting the Moorcock - absolute bliss. Stiles/wall breaks give easy access. In a staggering degree of ineptitude, and on the most wonderful of days weather wise - yes it really was that good, I forgot the camera - my shame is iredeemable. No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2006-11-01 12:15 - TP2965 (East Baugh Fell)

FB Number: S5662   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Knoutberry Haw really, if anything it's South Baugh Fell! Absolute stonker of a day today. Beautiful views in every direction, the Howgills in particular looked stunning in the autumnal light. Circular hike from Garsdale railway station following an (unmarked) track running on the south side wall from Riggs. The track ends at Todd Crag where you need to follow a faint path on the other side of the wall. The morning had a hard frost today so underfoot was OK but in warmer weather it will be a bit of a bog. Route down via Ringing Keld Gutter was very moist but just as easy, simply follow the wall to reach Garsdale Foot (final field is fenced, not walled). Headed up to Aye Gill Pike before returning to Garsdale - a tough hike but definately one I'll be doing again. In a day of absolutely fantastic weather and with an act that should be refered to the court of human rights - I forgot the camera! No cars, on foot!

Damaged 2006-10-07 14:30 - TP6463 (Thorpe Fell)

FB Number: S5312   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

Came up from Skipton via Embsay, Crookrise, the cross & the obelisk. Approached off the wide track directly to the north. Yomp up a very wet moor wasn't great and you don't see the pillar until you're quite near the top. The trig's on a bit of a plateau with limited views other than to the east & it's head has had a dose of GBH. It's worth noting there are several disused pit shafts in the area which aren't covered so take care. Ended up in Cracoe. No cars, on foot!

Thorpe Fell
Thorpe Fell The obelisk visible way in the distance
Thorpe Fell Looking east

Slightly damaged 2006-10-07 11:45 - TP0599 (Skipton FBM Aux 1)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

My first Berntsen, five minutes down the road (on foot of course) from the FBM. About 6 feet directly in front of the last (small) tree, looking directly towards the railway bridge. No bolt on the top so it can be lifted off. No cars, on foot! Revisited 20/05/2007.

Skipton Berntsen
Skipton Berntsen
Skipton Berntsen

Good condition 2006-10-07 11:30 - TP7207 (Skipton (R))

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

Well it's there, in a field just at the bend in the road. No sheep today & far less 'cluttered' than in John's photo. The wall's simple enough to climb and all the previously mentioned damage is on the field side - looks likely to collapse in places unless it's repaired soon. No cars, on foot! Revisited 20/05/2007.

Skipton FBM
Skipton FBM
Skipton FBM

Good condition 2006-09-29 18:00 - TP2250 (Clybane Farm)

FB Number: 10859   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Like most I came up from the B32. Like Phil (Clayton) the ROW was VERY wet today - I get the impression it's a little used path. Turns into a hedged lane and a little way after the lane bends to the left a gate on the left gives access. No wheat today, at the end of September it's long gone. Weather not great and a goodish view to the north doesn't come across in the photo's really. Easy enough amble up from Union Mills (and back). No cars, bus then on foot!

Clybane Farm Looking north
Clybane Farm View to Crosby

Good condition 2006-09-26 19:00 - TP4045 (Howstrake Golf Course)

FB Number: 10856   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Deliberately approached late in the day. Walked down from Onchan and met the golf course where the Way Of The Gull leaves the shoreline to follow the road. Gap between end house and poor fencing gives easy access. No ball belters about at this time of day (at this time of year). Trig is exactly where you expect it to be on the high point of the hill. Very well kept. Good views which the photos don't quite catch in the dusk. Returned to Onchan via straight towards the club house and a gap to the left of fencing gave access to the road. No cars, on foot!

Howstrake Golf Course The trig in the dusk
Howstrake Golf Course Looking to Douglas Harbour
Howstrake Golf Course View to Onchan

Unreachable but visible 2006-09-25 16:00 - TP7275 (Isle of Man North)

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

Another aerial. Clearly visible as you walk(!) down the driveway to the hospital. It's on the rear of the Dalmeny House building at the far end of the drive. Short walk from Ramsey town centre. No cars, on foot!

Ramsey Cottage Hospital The 'mushroom' aerial
Ramsey Cottage Hospital View from the rear

Good condition 2006-09-25 13:00 - TP6022 (Slieau Ruy)

FB Number: 10853   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Yet another wonderful view on this fantastic island. It was a real grotty start to the day, very low cloud held over the top, but as we climbed we were lucky it gradually receded. Started & finished in Crosby. There's an obvious trail leading north along the lower eastern flank of the hill and it's tempting to veer west to the trig as soon as you reach the public ramblage area but if you follow the track for half a mile and turn left at the marked signpost, up briefly heading towards Lhargee Ruy you'll see an obvious path heading to the trig and thereafter across to Greeba Mountain which has very good views of the southern end of the island. No cars, on foot!

Slieau Ruy The Trig & looking north
Slieau Ruy The stones & trig looking north

Unreachable but visible 2006-09-24 14:00 - TP7276 (Isle of Man South)

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

It's the 'mushroom' aerial easily seen on top of departure building. Photo take from passing bus hence dodgy photo & the reflection.

Ronaldsway Airport Isle of Man

Good condition 2006-09-23 18:30 - TP2831 (Dreswick Point)

FB Number: 11214   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Getting dark at 6.30pm at this time of year. Weather not great but view back to Castletown\Derbyhaven & South Barrule was good, must be great at a good sunset. Easiest approach is from the lighthouse. Nice walk around the penninsular from\to Castletown and even the stick & ball belters were jovial! No cars, on foot!

Dreswick Point The trig & Herring Tower
Dreswick Point The trig & lighthouse

Good condition 2006-09-17 12:00 - TP6871 (Whit Fell)

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

This is not a trig tig log, it's an info file really. This trig is on Ministry Of Defence land and surrounded by wall/fencing & red warning flags. There's not just firing ranges but a large area of exercise land and although on the numerous occasions I've passed it, it seems seldom used, who knows what the MOD are doing there? The trigs clearly visible from the nearby road but it'd be a brave or foolhardy person to chance the 2/3rds of a mile into the danger area to tig the trig (and back). I note the logs - and I have NOT visited the trig - but if I were to brave/chance the trig I'd make sure I had a photo as proof!

Good condition 2006-09-01 14:45 - TP5783 (Rye Loaf)

FB Number: S5231   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Last trig of 4 on a 20-miler, Gargrave to Settle, and wow was it worth it! Lovely, lovely view in all directions (windy as hell mind). The Three Peaks, distant lakeland fells, Attamire Scar & Warrendale Knotts, Pendle Hill, Sharp Haw, Rylstone Moor. If the weather had been better I'd give it a 10. As ted says access is easy via the gate on the bridleway approx 1 mile west of Stockdale farm. No cars, on foot.

Rye Loaf Hill Trig looking N 01/09/2006
Rye Loaf Hill Trig looking W 01/09/2006
Rye Loaf Hill Trig looking S 01/09/2006
The gate off Stockdale Lane & Rye Loaf Hill

Good condition 2006-09-01 13:00 - TP6433 (The Weets)

FB Number: S5563   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Came up from Gargrave via Haw Crag and Calton trigs. Nice steady walk along the bridleway. Lovely view despite the weather doing it's best to thwart it. Views across the limestone pavements at Gordale & above Malham were particularly nice when the sun showed it face. Nice 360 vista. No cars, on foot.

The Weets Trig 01/09/2006
The Weets Trig 01/09/2006

Good condition 2006-09-01 12:00 - TP1880 (Calton)

FB Number: S5560   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Follwed the bridleway up Calton Moor for 1/4 mile. Turned right to access the hill & trig by jumping the beck to the west of the trig where it passes through the wall at a wooden fenced section. Decent view but the weather hadn't improved much from my earlier visit to Haw Crag trig. No cars, on foot.

Calton Moor Trig 01/09/2006
Calton Moor Trig 01/09/2006
Calton Moor Trig 01/09/2006

Good condition 2006-09-01 11:00 - TP3677 (Haw Crag)

FB Number: S5308   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Came up from Gargrave along Pennine Way & then the bridleway that runs to the west. Sits impressively above an old quarry. Weather not too good today hence the score. No cars, on foot.

Haw Crag 01/09/2006
Haw Crag Trig 01/09/2006
Haw Crag Trig 01/09/2006

Good condition 2006-08-20 11:45 - TP0516 (Ribblesdale)

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

Simple enough to reach by turning off the bridleway to the west and following the wall. Poor weather today.

Ribblesdale FBM 20/08/2006

Good condition 2006-08-20 11:15 - TP6249 (Sulber)

FB Number: S5623   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Probably a good view in decent weather but today was poor. Easy enough to reach though, simple short detour off the route up from Horton to Ingleborough.

Sulber Trig 20/08/2006
Sulber Trig 20/08/2006

Good condition 2006-07-23 15:30 - TP5258 (Overgate Croft Farm)

FB Number: S5302   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

One of my favourite local trigs (lots of visits both before and after this log). Its Addingham High Moor really - John, Over Gate Croft (and presumably the farm) is about a mile directly north of the trig. On a good day theres a grand view up the lower Wharfedale valley towards Bolton Abbey and over much of the surrounding area. To the NW there is a stile at the field corner and faint paths following either wall at left or right takes you to the main ROW. No cars, on foot.

Overgate Croft Farm
Overgate Croft Farm
Overgate Croft Farm Bright but chilly today©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2006-07-16 13:00 - TP2031 (Castle Hill)

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

Arable landscape that's hardly inspiring. Easy access from nearby road - 50 yards into unfenced field, from a distance it looked chest high in wheat today but it's sat on the field boundry and a doddle to tig. Not far fron the noisy A1. Hiked from South Elmsall railway station with Sue taking in Upton Beacon (revisit for me) and heading for Moor Lane (see updated log) & eventually Ponte'. No cars, on foot.

Castle Hill Trig 16/07/2006
Castle Hill Trig 16/07/2006

Good condition 2006-07-12 14:15 - TP2921 (Dunhazels Farm)

FB Number: S5309   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

As mickandshane say, a gate in the wall approx 150 yards to the north is the easiest access. Good view of Pendle Hill but the views north are limited by the small wood on the other side of the road. Final trig on a 21 miler (on foot of course) from Long Preston to Hellifield. No cars, on foot.

Dunhazels Farm Looking East
Dunhazels Farm Looking NW
Dunhazels Farm Looking SE to Pendle Hill
Dunhazels Farm Looking South

Good condition 2006-07-12 13:00 - TP6546 (Tosside)

FB Number: S5622   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Passable view, just beyond end of forestation. Gate to the north gives easy access - you can see it towards the distance, centre of frame in saginanivalis' 'S566 trig' photo. Done on a long hike from Long Preston to Hellifield. No cars, on foot.

Tosside From the North

Good condition 2006-07-12 12:00 - TP6862 (Whelpstone Crag)

FB Number: S5620   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

On access land, nice view in every direction - quite a woody area. Nearer to Settle than Barnoldswick. Done on a long hike from Long Preston to Hellifield. No cars, on foot.

Whelpstone Crag On the approach from the NE
Whelpstone Crag
Whelpstone Crag Looking NW-ish

Good condition 2006-07-02 13:30 - TP1070 (Barton Heights)

FB Number: S7711   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Hazy & muggy today. Trig's in danger of getting lost in the hedge. Approaching from the east the trig wasn't visible until passing the other side of the field hedge. Done on a lenghty Malton circular hike. No cars, no plastic, on foot.

Barton Heights
Barton Heights

Good condition 2006-07-02 12:30 - TP1601 (Braygate Street Resr)

FB Number: 11040   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Hazy & muggy today but a good view of the arable vale. The trig is on the reservoir with the noticable aerial on it (TV type). Done on a lengthy Malton circular hike. No cars, on foot.

Braygate Street Resr Looking North
Braygate Street Resr Looking SW to the reservoirs from the nearby bridleway

Destroyed 2006-07-02 12:30 - TP7123 (Hildenley Resr)

FB Number: S6287   Condition: Destroyed   Score: 6/10

Apparently it was once next door to it's replacement, Braygate Street Resr. Pleasant enough arable view.

Hildenley Resr (Non)Trig 02/07/2006. Trig was on the far mound

Good condition 2006-06-11 10:00 - TP7365 (Newcastle University)

FB Number: 12327   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

It's currently a psuedo trig I suppose but no less worthwhile given it's history - see RoPeHe's log which tells you everything you need to know and where to find it's current location (nice log mate). I'm giving this a score of seven. Mainly for two reasons, firstly for simply surviving and secondly in reward for whoever made the decision to 'save' a redundant pillar, good on ya mate!! I'd have liked it a bit more prominant personally, perhaps on the west side of the building adjacent the main road but I'm nit-picking. The railings get in the way of a better photo but the yellow poppies were in flower today and looked nice around the 'trig'.

Newcastle University Bedsen Teaching Centre
Newcastle University Bedsen Teaching Centre

Not Logged 2006-06-11 10:00 - TP7287 (Newcastle)

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

Walked around the building from near and far but couldn't see any signs of anything. I'm guessing whatever is there is in the centre of the roof and you need far more height than is available from ground level - it was Sunday today so I was unable to ask anyone regarding it's prescence. If one of the Newky Uni students falls onto this website maybe they can view it from one of the taller adjacent buildings and fill us in.

Good condition 2006-06-09 14:00 - TP4798 (Middle Brunton West Farm)

FB Number: S4168   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Followed the road from Brunton Bridge Farm to this trig. As previously said it's on the north side of the hedge and roughly between 2 telegraph poles on the brow of the hill. Currently there's a space in the hedge (not really a gap) where you can bully through approx 25 yards west of the trig.

Middle Brunton West Farm
Middle Brunton West Farm

Good condition 2006-06-09 13:30 - TP1722 (Brunton Bridge Farm)

FB Number: S4163   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy enough to find although the trig has got a lot more 'lost' in the adjacent hedge since iainmac's photo's 2 1/2 years ago.

Brunton Bridge Farm
Brunton Bridge Farm

Possibly missing 2006-06-09 13:00 - TP5611 (Red House Farm)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 5/10

Walked passed the site en-route to Brunton Bridge Farm trig and to be honest I just payed a cursory glance here and there as it's been previously logged as definately missing. However, since buying a current OS Explorer map (2 days later) I see it's still shown. If I'd been aware of this at the time I'd have had a more thorough look amongst the vegetation to the east of the slip road - although if iainmac didn't find it I'm pretty happy it aint there.

Good condition 2006-05-14 14:30 - TP4208 (Kilnsey Moor)

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

Tigged as an alternative to Meugher on today's outing (which includes New Pasture Edge trig - see log). It was actually just as misty up here with very poor visibility but given the walling it wasn't too difficult. Walked up the road from Theshfield that eventually turns into Malham Moor Road, here I turned right along the bridleway, upon reaching the first wall I turned left (noted the gate sign 'Beware Bull In Field' - such a comfort when visiblity is 50 - 100ft at best!). Followed the wall to eventually veer eastish and reach the narrow walled/fenced section that heads towards Kilnsey. At this point I scrambled over the wall and just sort of headed NE in what I thought was the right direction - couldn't see a thing (on a good day it's probably a piece of pi**). Got the trig - which is surrounded by a nice circle of stones - returned the way I came to follow the narrow track between wall/fence to eventually reach Mastiles Lane then Kilnsey and back to Grassington. Turned out to be a 19+ miler on a grotty day. Score is irrelevant today.

Kilnsey Moor Yep, the mist was that bad!!
Kilnsey Moor Looking in another direction was equally fruitless

Good condition 2006-05-14 12:15 - TP5099 (New Pasture Edge)

FB Number: S5193   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Poor view today with pretty dense mist. Easy enough hike up Moor Lane from Grassington. I followed the path from Yarbury going NE and climbed the wall but alternatively a little way after Moor Lane becomes the track that is Old Moor Lane a gate on the left gives easy enough access, then veer SW across the open moor. Was going to press on & visit the trig on Meugher but the mist got down to 50ft visibility as I passed the old Grassington lead mines and being unfamiliar with the area thought better of it and headed back to Grassington to eventually visit the Kilnsey Moor trig. Score is irrelevant today.

New Pasture Edge Poor visibilty today
New Pasture Edge 'View' in the Grassington directon!!

Slightly damaged 2006-05-02 15:30 - TP4523 (Long Marston)

FB Number: S1880   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Second trig during a 17 mile circular from Taddy. In a couple of years time this might be a bit of a beggar to find (certainly in summer). I came up from Long Marston along the ROW, on seeing the fenced plantation on the left I turned off the ROW and followed the field edge briefly to the fencing, here I turned to follow the fencing heading right (you could just as easily go left but by going right you are covered from view from the nearby farms). If approaching as I did from the ROW the building to the right that you can see the top chimneys of (as you rise the hill towards the trig) is an electricity sub-station and not a house. Plantation too high for any view from the trig today. No cars, on foot.

Long Marston

Good condition 2006-05-02 13:30 - TP6192 (Stock Hill)

FB Number: S1512   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

OK, it's leaning slightly but in my opinion it's still in good condition. Came up from Taddy and it's simple enough to climb the fence/gate just west of the Buckles Inn on the A64. Noisy A64 & the view's not what you'd call spectacular but on a clear day I guess the view west would be an ok arable landscape. No cars, on foot.

Stock Hill
Stock Hill
Stock Hill
Stock Hill

Good condition 2006-05-01 13:30 - TP5370 (Pendle Hill)

FB Number: S2161   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Actually the view from the approach from Clitheroe (from Worston/Pendle Moor) is better than from the trig. Lots of tracks from just about every direction to the trig. Incredibly windy on the top today. This was a circular 17 miler from (Jimmy) Clitheroe that from the trig, clonked across Barley Moor, over the reservoir, across Spence Moor (great views) and eventually through Lane Side/Fields.

Pendle Hill
Pendle Hill

Possibly missing 2006-05-01 13:30 - TP10114 (Pendle Hill )

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 5/10

Date of visit to TP5370. Is this simply a case of a replacement flush bracket and not a replacement pillar?

Good condition 2006-04-30 16:00 - TP5750 (Roundabout)

FB Number: S1777   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

8 months after the first visit I returned with the 'better half' and although the weather wasn't quite as good the initial visit the following remarks still stand 'stunning view across to Huddersfield/Castle Hill and beyond'. Why Roundabout though ? Re-visit on 14/08/2011 reveals the crack on the southern face has become a lot more pronounced.


Good condition 2006-04-30 15:00 - TP6389 (The Heights)

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

I'd be lying if I said I actually 'tigged the trig'. Went down the driveway to get a decent photo but decided not to pester the occupants today. Access via the woodland seems the best bet (or perhaps just go up and ask at the house!)

Destroyed 2006-04-30 14:30 - TP1706 (Brown Hill)

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

In Remberance. Knew it had gone to the great trig maker in the sky but was en-route to The Heights trig and made a minor detour to pass the location. ted - seems perfectly normal to me !!

Good condition 2006-04-30 13:00 - TP6918 (Whitley Resr)

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

On todays visit with 'the better half' the reservoir was even lower than Aug last year. View from the trig OK but walk to the far side of the reservoir for a good view down the valley - we sat on the embankment and had lunch in some nice spring sunshine.

Good condition 2006-04-23 15:30 - TP3740 (Heptonstall Moor)

FB Number: S4497   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

This is Standing Stone Hill on Heptonstall Moor. Todays visit is a fortnight shy of a year since my first visit and the difference in the weather could hardly be more extreme. First time was during the monsoon season with little visibility, today was in lovely spring sunshine. With regard to paths, things aren't quite as bad as has been previously mentioned. From the west along the Pennine Bridleway just before Reaps Bottom a faint path heads east uphill to the trig. From the Pennine Way to the north (just south of King Common on the OS map) an obvious path takes you pretty close to the trig and from the south (today's route) just follow the ROW to the east of Popples Farm and continue up the open moor to find the trig. Quite boggy on the top, even today in the sunshine.

Heptonstall Moor

Damaged 2006-04-23 12:00 - TP1623 (Bridestones Moor)

FB Number: S4501   Condition: Damaged   Score: 9/10

Latest of a number of visits. A fantastic place, I love it, great rock formations. Don't just park up by the nearby road, come up from Toddy (Todmorden) or Hebden Bridge and enjoy Calderdale & it's moors & views. Unfortunately the trig's had it's head bashed a bit.

Good condition 2006-04-17 15:30 - TP0704 (Rombalds Moor)

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

Most recent of a number of visits, came today across from Silsden - the weather wasn't too bad today and visibility was reasonable so the photos show an inprovement from the visit on 05.02.2006. Further comments are from the March 2004 visit. ----- There's a fairly decent walk on Rombald's Moor if you just go high on the moor to avoid the 'plastics'. If you leave the trig and head towards the radio mast beware the bog that has been really compounded by the moronic mountain bikers.

Rombalds Moor 05.02.2006
Rombalds Moor A visiting vagrant on 05.02.2006!
Rombalds Moor 17.04.2006
Rombalds Moor Somewhat better weather on 12.04.2006©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2006-04-17 14:00 - TP12831 (Rivock Edge TV Mast)

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

Good condition 2006-04-17 13:00 - TP5697 (Rivock Edge)

FB Number: S4563   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Second visit in 12 months - remembered the camera this time. My 2005 & 1997 maps show it amongst the trees but as previously noted it's actually in open field. Good view across to Keighley although a line of trees in front may mar it if they grow much higher. I came up from Ilkley and jumped the wall/fence at West Buck Stones and although it isn't shown on the map, a path follows the wall by the woodland on your right all the way to the trig which you'll find just beyond where the woodland ends - you'll need to climb a wall on the way and a second one to gain access to the trig (you'll see where it's been done before).

Rivock Edge
Rivock Edge An indication of the trees that may mar the view
Rivock Edge ©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2006-04-09 15:00 - TP7378 (Stoodley Pike Monument)

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

Well, what can I say. This to me is a star. It was the first hill I climbed since taking up hiking 15 or so years ago and I (and my wife Sue) have visited - my mate - on countless occasions (before & since this entry) from every direction humanly possible (one day Ill just have to bump into John Riley). When I feel the need for the occasional fix Stoodley never disappoints because I love it no matter the weather. Trig or no trig its a wonderful location. Id add a hint to Johns comments that if you do a little research youll find its a monument to peace and not a war memorial! Nice photo from the balcomy entrance John. On todays visit we took a party of 6 Indian friends up from Walsden railway station to Hebden Bridge and we had the proverbial 4 seasons in a day weather - rain, hail, snow, brilliant sunshine, more snow & hail, more sunshine and a hail white out for about 10 minutes!!. It was an interesting experience to say the least. Would probably do the 8-ish mile trip in less than 3 hours - took 5 hours today!! The only downer today was having to boll**k a pillock on a mountain bike who couldnt read (its clearly marked from the direction it came from - No Bikes or Horses Beyond This Point - for riding (and eroding) the footpath. Latest visit on 11/04/2009 during a Todmorden Centenary Way hike and the bikers are really beginning to wreck so many footpaths in Calderdale I begin to despair!!

Stoodley Pike
Stoodley Pike

Good condition 2006-04-02 10:30 - TP3570 (Halidon Hill)

FB Number: S6232   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

It gets a 6 today as the view wasn't too good, low level cloud/mist at the time of this visit. I'd imagine that the view to Berwick, the Tweed valley, Cheviots to the South and the free range pig farms to the north would be delightful in good weather. Plenty of information boards regarding the battle on the circular walk iainmac mentions. Hiked up from Berwick and ended up in Eyemouth, this wasn't a planned trig tigging exercise otherwise I'd have grabbed a few more in the Eyemouth area.

Good condition 2006-03-24 14:30 - TP4059 (Hunger Hill)

FB Number: S4426   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy route up from the reservoir to the east along the off road vehicle tracks, trigs sat right next to the radio mast. Upon reaching the trig what had been poor weather turned even worse, driving wind & rain and with such any chance of even a modest view was nil. Another area that's suffering from the off road brigade.

Good condition 2006-03-24 13:45 - TP3701 (Healey)

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

Trigs as stated previously although it is actually away from the golf course on the open moor (Rushy Hill). It was a lousy day today in the weather department so visibility was poor - the ball & stick brigade were notably absent at the time of my visit, a hardy breed the ball belters !!!!.

Destroyed 2006-03-24 13:00 - TP7323 (Brown Wardle)

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

Gone to 'the great trig home in the sky'. The nearby boundary post acts as a sort of surrogate trig. Very, very badly eroded area - probably the worst I've come across on all my travels. The top and surrounding area has been desecrated by off road motor vehicles with deep pitted and very wide tracks. Very poor weather today with low cloud hanging on to the top of the moor making the mood even more depressing. To add insult to injury I lost my digital camera on todays outing - I doubt I'll be returning in the near future for the photo's!! The trigs still shown on my 1983 Landranger map.

Destroyed 2006-03-24 13:00 - TP10054 (Brown Wardle)

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

Date of visit to TP7323 (which wasn't there either!)

Good condition 2006-03-24 12:00 - TP6769 (Water Grove)

FB Number: S4634   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy enough access from the nearby bridleway but on a filthy day like today the views were minimal to say the least. I think ted's being a little unkind with 'scrap heap', John's 'pile of scrap' is more accurate.

Slightly damaged 2006-03-19 13:30 - TP5786 (Saddleworth)

FB Number: S4403   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

From Marsden via Diggle on a low level route then over the open (and pathless) moor (not the best option I've ever made) back to Marsden. Overcast day with a little remnant of snow in a few places. Probably a good view south & west but not today. Forgot the Box Brownie unfortunately! No cars, on foot!

Good condition 2006-03-05 15:00 - TP1493 (Blea Moor)

FB Number: S5228   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Fantastic, the best views of the 3 Peaks in the area. Slight detour from the ROW to the west is well worth the visit when the weathers good (as it certainly was today). Unfortunately ted & langden mist (sic) the show (but I've been there/done that - Great Shunner Fell immediately springs to mind)! And again on 29/07/2007 in equally as good weather - I can only reiterate that the views from trig and the crags to the north are wonderful. No cars, on foot!

Blea Moor The view to Pen Y Ghent
Blea Moor Another view to Pen Y Ghent
Blea Moor The view to Ingleborough
Blea Moor The view to Whernside

Good condition 2006-03-05 11:30 - TP3461 (Great Knoutberry Hill)

FB Number: S8285   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Most recent of 4 visits - today was stunning in the sun & the snow (there were ski tracks down the lower hills!). First time in good weather. The approach from Green Bank has some good views of Dentdale, the eastern Lakeland fells, Whernside & Ingleborough. Trigs a bit short and dumpy. A good walk up from Dent Rly station along to Ribblehead or Horton. And again 10/02/2008 & again 31/02/2010. No cars, on foot!!

Great Knoutberry Hill 29/03/2004©MAC.HAWK
Great Knoutberry Hill Looking North
Great Knoutberry Hill A Distant Wild Boar Fell
Great Knoutberry Hill Looking across the south Howgills

Good condition 2006-02-14 14:00 - TP3579 (Halton Height)

FB Number: S5313   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

It's nice up here with a good view in most directions, would be wonderful when the heather's in bloom. No mountain or motor bike tracks - brilliant! No cars, on foot! Revisited 20/05/2007.

Halton Height Revist 20/05/2006

Good condition 2006-02-13 14:00 - TP4420 (Lindley Moor)

FB Number: S7712   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Wonderfully positioned. Couldnt tig the actual trig as I was on me todd and the legs werent long enough to reach the first foot hold and be able to have enough ummph to get the momentum going to climb (needed a shove up the a*$e). I doubt theres a view from the top as its surrounded by forrestation but a good rating for style! REVISITED 09/03/2008 and the change in the 2 years has been tremendous. The woodland around the trig has been zapped, it looks like something Saruman might have done to bits of Fangorn forest and the trig is very prominant now. You now get a good view to Menwith Hill & Armscliffe Crag, although west is still blocked by the trees. The ladder John mentions was not in evidence today. The path I used on both occassions - from the north, down from Little Armsclife, that was a small but dicsernable path approx 18 inches wide has now been utilised by the mountain bike brigade and is an absolute messy mush in places and 4 foot wide at times. Well done lads, yet another triumph for the two wheeled idiots - just what is it about the word FOOTPATH that these morons dont understand!!!!!!!!

Lindley Moor
Lindley Moor

Good condition 2006-02-13 13:00 - TP4360 (Lanshaw Farm)

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

Easy tig from footpath/track/bike route/bog - side of fence. Grey day today so views weren't up to much.

Lanshaw Farm
Lanshaw Farm Looking West
Lanshaw Farm Looking East

Good condition 2006-01-29 15:01 - TP3054 (Elslack Moor)

FB Number: S4451   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Execellent views today, nice 360 degree panorama, unfortunately some idiot had forgotten to take his Box Brownie with him!! Came up from Skipton along a higgledy piggledy route to join the Pennine Way and ended up in Cononley. Nice walk. Easy peasy-ers & plastics can bag it from the nearby car park.

Good condition 2006-01-09 14:30 - TP7105 (York Hill)

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

Non-descript trig set in the field hedge. As ted says the nearby rock outcrops are worth a look and Spofforth is well worth a visit on a sunny day (the castle ruins, the church, the old village houses and a nice walk along the stream\river or old railway line to Wetherby 3 miles away).

York Hill
York Hill
York Hill

Good condition 2006-01-09 13:15 - TP6037 (Snape)

FB Number: S7678   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

3 radio transmitters adjacent the trig (see photo) means you can't miss it really - none of these are shown on my 2005 OS Explorer Map - poor visibility today but I'd guess you'd get a good view of lower Wharfedale when the weathers better.

Snape 3 Radio Masts

Good condition 2006-01-09 12:15 - TP6146 (Stainburn Hill)

FB Number: S1879   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Fairly easy access from the gate 40 yards north of the trig which is in danger of becoming overgrown (see photo and imagine the summer growth). Poor visibility today so I wouldnt take too much notice of the score. REVISIT 03/08/2008: if its a view your after come in the winter as the summer foilage has all but blocked any kind of view from the trig. As expected the gate is getting more overtaken by the hawthorn bushes and brambles.

Stainburn Hill
Stainburn Hill
Stainburn Hill
Stainburn Hill The gate before it's overgrown

Good condition 2006-01-09 11:30 - TP0517 (Wetherby)

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

Not normally my sort of thing (give me a pillar anytime) but made a brief detour to visit it as it was more or less on my route. Easily found in grass triangle at the crossroads. Poor visibility today so don't take much notice of the score.

Wetherby FBM
Wetherby FBM At the crossroads

Good condition 2005-12-22 12:30 - TP3676 (Haw Cliff Top)

FB Number: S1757   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Approached same way as John did. A little surprised that considering it's so near the RoW there's no visible path to it. It was a dank, dreary, December day today hence the score. Very windy at the trig. __________________________________________________________________________________________ Also while I'm here and just as an assist to anyone who goes looking for it, both my Explorer & Landranger maps show a trig point roughly 3 miles directly north on Castle Hill - the trig isn't there (it's missing presumed dead) although there is a stone platform a few yards south of the tower that has been the base of something, possibley the trig.

Haw Cliff Top

Good condition 2005-12-12 14:15 - TP6688 (Vicars Allotment)

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

Skipton Moor, really good view across Skipton. Once again no public RoW routes to the trig, but the paths are there. First visited a year and a week ago, nice to get the photo's this time when the weather was good.

Vicars Allotment Looking east to Sharp & Rough Haw
Vicars Allotment Looking north to Embsay Moor
Vicars Allotment Looking east

Good condition 2005-12-11 12:30 - TP2759 (Delph Farm)

FB Number: S5306   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

For wall jumpers, tresspassers and sad trig baggers (oops, that includes ME!). Sat in a small field directly adjacent the farm. Look at John's log first then consider going east along the road for about 100 yards to find a spot that's the field corner and where the wall is lower and easier to climb over - a quick dash to the trig will hopefully go unnoticed. First visited around the same time last year, weather much better today with a good view to the west. Revisited 25/02/2007.

Delph Farm
Delph Farm

Good condition 2005-11-27 16:00 - TP5377 (Penistone Hill)

FB Number: 11900   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

OK but a very popular area just above Haworth with lots of wide tracks. Third visit in a year, came up from Hebden Bridge along a 'Martin Route' as my wife calls it (i.e. here, there and everywhere (c)Lennon\McCartney) with a slight detour just to get the photo. It wasn't the best of days weather wise & the light was fading so the pic's aint great.

Penistone Hill
Penistone Hill

Destroyed 2005-11-27 16:00 - TP10111 (Penistone Hill)

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

Date is simply the day I visited it's replacement

Good condition 2005-11-20 13:30 - TP2383 (Conistone Moor)

FB Number: S5432   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Capplestone Gate on Conistone Moor. Lovely views in most directions. Todays trig marks the end of a period of serious 'trigging' as a 5 month self imposed period of unemployment ends tomorrow. 95 entries (1 rivet, 2 missing pillars, 2 unreachables & 89 pillars (one dual entry)) and over 600 miles on foot (not just trigging). Unfortunately you do have to keep the wolf from the door but it's been great while it lasted - roll on the weekend!!

Conistone Moor Looking North
Conistone Moor Looking West

Good condition 2005-11-18 14:24 - TP5496 (Pool Hill)

FB Number: S1769   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Decent view in all directions. Easy access from the road, low barbed wire simple to straddle. The wind farm application as noted by ted in 2004 has been reduced to an application for 2 wind turbines and was posted 26 Sept 2005 - posters in the area show there is still some opposition to the application (see photo).

Pool Hill
Pool Hill Renewable Energy? - NIMBY!
Pool Hill
Pool Hill View North to Emley Moor TV mast

Good condition 2005-11-18 13:15 - TP4046 (Hoyland Swaine)

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

Surprisingly good views in all directons - sunny, very cold, autumnal day but a bit hazy so the photo's are't too clear. Paths a bit muddy today reaching the trig despite the frost. Easy access along the ROW.

Hoyland Swaine Looking to Emley Moor TV mast
Hoyland Swaine The approach along the ROW from the South
Hoyland Swaine Looking West

Good condition 2005-11-17 15:30 - TP4572 (Lower Snapethorpe)

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

Set amongst arable land in hedge very close to the M1. As previously mentioned many paths around the fields not recorded as ROW's on the OS maps.

Lower Snapethorpe
Lower Snapethorpe Path running NW
Lower Snapethorpe Path running SE

Good condition 2005-11-17 14:00 - TP7064 (Woolley Edge)

FB Number: S1785   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Set in amongst narrow woodland, numerous paths available with obvious lead up to the trig. Good views once out of the wood including fine view to Emley Moor transmitter.

Woolley Edge
Woolley Edge
Woolley Edge
Woolley Edge View to Emley Moor transmitter from the nearby lay-by

Good condition 2005-11-17 12:00 - TP1074 (Barugh)

FB Number: S4237   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Very prominant from all directions, bare in mind it's a trespass and that you will be too (prominant, that is) if you hang about the trig for too long. Gate directly south gives easy access but walk the field perimiter to the nearest point to the trig.

Barugh It might look look a path but it isn't. View from west.
Barugh View from the south from the A635

Destroyed 2005-11-15 14:00 - TP2050 (Catstones Hill)

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

Rural vandalism. I wouldn't normally consider visiting a missing pillar but was the other side of the valley grabbing Worlds Hill & Branshaw and on a good day with plenty of time, well what the hell! I eventually approached from the south along the ROW but there are several paths running across Catstones Moor and easily found the trig site. It's difficult to know why the trig's missing - the moor is heather, gorse & fern (all look well established) so no arable or livestock suitability - so why remove it - was the landowner planning to trash the moor in 1998? (see saginanivalis log). I can't think of a reason why! It's now on Access Land and a nice spot with good views in most directions. There's currently a large gap in the wall by the road 100 yards to the north west of the trig (looks like a car's hit it) giving easy access/egress.

Catstones Hill Looking east, there it was, gone !!
Catstones Hill Looking north
Catstones Hill Looking south

Good condition 2005-11-15 12:30 - TP1589 (Branshaw)

FB Number: S4409   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Came up along the ROW SW and (eventually) through the gap stile onto the golf course - the trig is approx 100 yards directly ahead across a fairway. It was a lovely day today so my expectation was that the ball & stick brigade would be out in force, there were a few about but I had lunch while I waited for a gap between them and it was no problem. There's the slightest bit of damage to the trig but I still consider it to be in good nick. Yes, ted, yes.

Branshaw A short jaunt across the fairway
Branshaw Look, they've even provided a seat for tired triggers legs !!

Good condition 2005-11-15 11:30 - TP7070 (Worlds Hill)

FB Number: S4676   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

I liked this. Easy access from Tarn Lane over metal gate and following the grassy track leading to the radio mast. Good weather today & good 360 degeee views. Radio mast right next to the trig but not shown on OS maps prior to 2004 version.

Worlds Hill Looking north west
Worlds Hill The track leading to the radio mast & trig
Worlds Hill
Worlds Hill Worlds Hill from 1 mile east of Branshaw

Good condition 2005-11-13 14:30 - TP3775 (High Brown Knoll)

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

Bleak & barren moorland on the half a dozen occasions I've visited it - and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that ! Usually done on a circular trip from Hebden Bridge and to or from Lumb Falls. Today we came over from the trig at Sheep Stones Edge (on the DB as Keelam) - the moor was particularly moist today. Today was also was the first time I've been able to get a half decent photo (lovely crisp day) so I've updated the log and include the photo's.

High Brown Knoll ENE across Warley Moor Res to Ovenden Moor wind farm
High Brown Knoll Looking west
High Brown Knoll View NW towards Limers Gate

Good condition 2005-11-11 14:00 - TP6901 (Whitecote)

FB Number: S3807   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Why can't I have one of these outside my house !! As everybody says access is easy along the communal steps & path (see photo), directly outside house No 489. Last trig of today's 5 roaming (on foot) from Shipley to Leeds.

Whitecote Adjacent the road junction
Whitecote The communal path
Whitecote Directly outside No 489

Good condition 2005-11-11 13:30 - TP7045 (Woodhall Hill)

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

I was surpised how busy the golf course was on a very windy day.

Woodhall Hill The trig from the nearby road.

Slightly damaged 2005-11-11 13:00 - TP3017 (Eccleshill)

FB Number: S4196   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

It's bloodied, battered & bruised but thankfully still battling on. Decent enough view for a predominantly urban trig.


Good condition 2005-11-11 11:15 - TP6410 (The Nosegay)

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

Easy access from the nearby Dawson Wood (not far from Ainsbury Avenue) across open field. Urban and tree landscape views, trees just losing their autumnal colour but still an attractive view. Very horsey area! I like iainmac's photo with the horse (pity about the crate being in view).

Nosegay Hiding behind the tree

Good condition 2005-11-11 10:30 - TP4095 (Idle Hill Resr)

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

Came up John's way, went down ted's. Good view from the trig across (admitedly) urban landscape. What John forgot to mention is that before you come up the track from Westfield Lane you first need to negotiate a 6ft high (chained) gate - it's easy enough - but if you have a problem with that I'd use the route on t'other side of the hill and follow the concrete track to the radio mast and go as per ted's route.

Idle Hill Resr Looking beyond Shipley
Idle Hill Resr Bradford housing
Idle Hill Resr

Good condition 2005-11-09 15:00 - TP0705 (Garforth Cliff)

FB Number: S2573   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Field or road, take your choice - I'd meandered on foot from the nearby Hook Moor trig through the housing at Garforth to reach the field path to the east which was very muddy today (loads of rain lately) - but came down the access road from the water tower\radio mast (to the A63) and can't see any problem walking up\down the access road really. The trig's in the field just to the north of the water tower (apologies as I couldn't get it in a photo as the sun was directly behind it at the time of my visit). Note : the radio mast isn't shown on my 2000 OS map.

Garforth Cliff
Garforth Cliff The OS plaque
Garforth Cliff Looking East
Garforth Cliff The reservoir compound behind
Garforth Cliff The muddy path through the field to the east
Garforth Cliff The Water Tower & Radio Mast from the A63

Unreachable but visible 2005-11-09 15:00 - TP11666 (Garforth Cliff Water Tower)

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

Toppled 2005-11-09 14:00 - TP4004 (Hook Moor)

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

Trig in not too bad condition considering it's been moved - at least it's still here. No views, not a lot of interest unless you enjoy watching traffic from the nearby bridge over the M1/A1 link road (I'd rather die a slow painful death, thankyou) - simply no other reason to visit than to 'tig a trig'. I walked up from Garforth Railway Station along the A642\B1217 then the track running to Hookmoor Cottage. Very easy access from the minor road to the east. No cars, on foot!

Hook Moor
Hook Moor
Hook Moor

Good condition 2005-11-07 16:00 - TP7319 (Lotherton Lane)

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

There are three benches on Lotherton Lane, this bench is the one approx 250 yards from the main entrance to Lotherton Hall, easily identified by the plaque that it (currently) carries. (The other 2 are plaque-less, if there is such a word, and are a short distance either side of the A1 flyover)

Good condition 2005-11-07 15:15 - TP6872 (Whit Hill)

FB Number: S1890   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

As ted says follow the field boundary to avoid damaging the crop and head for the tree. Passable view for a low level trig over arable land and another fu**i#g golf course to the NW.

Whit Hill
Whit Hill
Whit Hill View from the ROW at the field corner to the south
Whit Hill The arty-farty shot!!

Good condition 2005-11-07 14:00 - TP6994 (Wingate Hill)

FB Number: S1886   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy access from the south along the Old London Road via a gate where the wood ends\starts (depending on the direction you're coming from). Just follow the perimiter of the field. Trig is actually in the wood (just) but the field fence is about 2ft high and easy to stradle.

Wingate Hill
Wingate Hill

Good condition 2005-11-07 12:15 - TP1577 (Bramham Moor)

FB Number: S1885   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Adjacent the road but very well hidden behind the hawthorn bushes. Access OK today but in summer (and in years to come) I'd imagine it'd be more problematic. The steps are vaguely visible in the centre of the photo (the trig is out of shot, left of the steps). Views, well, not a lot from the trig.

Bramham Moor
Bramham Moor
Bramham Moor Steps are centre of the photo hidden by the vegetation

Slightly damaged 2005-11-04 15:15 - TP2758 (Delf Hill)

FB Number: S4128   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Very well hidden amongst the gorse although there are the very faint makings of a path to it. I came up through the housing estate heading for the radio mast to find the gorse covered hillock. The trig is at the end nearest the radio mast. I'd agree with ted that it's anonimity amongst the gorse has inevitabley helped it's survival. Very little room to get a decent photo. Last of todays 5 trigs on a 15 mile wander from Halifax.

Delf Hill

Good condition 2005-11-04 14:30 - TP4825 (Mill Carr Hill)

FB Number: S4201   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Miserable day today, forecast was for sunshine & prolonged showers - well they were half right! Trig's in good nick. Easy access from road & just above Cheesecake Farm!!

Mill Carr Hill Weather was poor today (1)
Mill Carr Hill Weather was poor today (2)
Mill Carr Hill Weather was poor today (3)

Toppled 2005-11-04 14:00 - TP7087 (Wyke)

FB Number: S4120   Condition: Toppled   Score: 5/10

I don't know what the problem is here as the trig isn't actually on the works property as far as I can see - the field was full of cattle today so I'm guessing it belongs to the nearby farm. You don't have to approach through the new plantation (which I assume belongs to the works and hence the access troubles as detailed previously). Between Fearnley Farm and the plantation (get the right OS map) I simply found an easy point to climb the fence (might be less so in the summer), followed the field perimiter right, then left, to find the trig near the pylon, no problem. Weather awful so the photo's aren't too good. No cars, on foot!

Wyke The weather was as bad as the trig.
Wyke Horizontal, but not in the works compound.

Good condition 2005-11-04 13:00 - TP3657 (Hartshead Moor Top)

FB Number: S1767   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Would probably have been good views on a decent day but today was one of those that only the commited or mentally challenged venture out (I'll leave you to guess which!). Easy access. The photo's aren't up to much due to the weather.

Hartshead Moor Top Poxy day : Photo No:1
Hartshead Moor Top Poxy day : Photo No:2

Good condition 2005-11-04 10:42 - TP6088 (Southowram)

FB Number: S1768   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Came from the ROW running to the west. No sign of any activity in the Quarry today.

Southowram Steep drop into quarry beyond the trig.

Good condition 2005-11-01 16:30 - TP1108 (Beacon Hill Halifax)

FB Number: S4241   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Just west of the radio mast in a small compound in front of a house. Easy to jump over the wall to reach the trig. Outstanding view across Halifax. 6th (and last) tig on todays 18 miler by foot. Quite dark upon reaching this trig hence the photo's aren't up to much.

Beacon Hill Halifax
Beacon Hill Halifax
Beacon Hill Halifax View over Halifax in the disappearing light

Good condition 2005-11-01 16:00 - TP2311 (Cock Hill)

FB Number: S4102   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy access from the road east of trig through the open gateway. Pleasant, if somewhat uninspiring, view.

Cock Hill Looking west
Cock Hill Looking east
Cock Hill Looking north

Destroyed 2005-11-01 14:30 - TP6051 (Soil Hill)

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

I wouldn't normally log a missing trig but as it's so near 'tother one and still on the current OS map I thought I'd have a look. According to the OS map it's near the radio mast but no sign of the trig or any evidence of it's existance as far as I could see. There's obviously been some quarrying in the area which might have removed the trig. Quite good views on the approach to the trig & the pond's worth a quick visit too.

Soil Hill The radio mast
Soil Hill Vaccary wall by the pond
Soil Hill Vaccary wall & the pond

Good condition 2005-11-01 14:30 - TP6052 (Soil Hill Connecting Point)

FB Number: S4119   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Unremarkable trig set against wall just around the corner from it's missing mate.

Soil Hill Connecting Point Trig
Soil Hill Looking north from the aptly named Soil Hill
Soil Hill Connecting Point Looking north

Damaged 2005-11-01 13:00 - TP4070 (Hunter Hill)

FB Number: S4405   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

Has a bit of a headache but easy enough access via a metal gate in the wall along ROW just south of the trig. Decent enough view. 2nd tig of the day (all on foot).

Hunter Hill Looking east
Hunter Hill Looking north to Ovenden wind turbines
Hunter Hill Looking NE to Soil Hill
Hunter Hill Oooh, my head hurts!!

Good condition 2005-11-01 11:30 - TP4144 (Keelam)

FB Number: S4643   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Splendid views across the Calder valley today from here and nearby Crow Hill. A bit moist on the open moor today. First of the days trigs in an 18 miler from Hebden Bridge to Halifax. As John Riley says, its Sheep Stones Edge really - why Keelam? The only Keelham (note the H) I can see on the OS map is a direct 3 miles SSE of here. A fortnight after this entry I followed teds reasonable path which is indeed not on the map but easy enough to follow to High Brown Knoll but unfortunately the mountain bikers have found it too with the result that its quite boggy in places. Revisited 15/04/2007. 13/03/2008. 15/03/2009

Keelam Stoodley Pike way in the distance
Keelam Ovenden Moor wind turbines just visible on the horizon
Keelam Looking east
Keelam Looking west
Keelam On the way up, the view to Heptonstall

Good condition 2005-10-26 15:00 - TP3189 (Fixby Ridge)

FB Number: S1766   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Well, I walked up the radio mast access drive trying (unconvincingly) to look as if I owned it ! A gate on the right immediately before the masts gave access to the field and I followed the perimiter until the trig came into view. Awful weather today so the score's not a true reflection really and the photo's are a bit limp..

Fixby Ridge Looking North
Fixby Ridge
Fixby Ridge

Good condition 2005-10-26 14:15 - TP5221 (Old Lindley Moor)

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

Very easy access via gate 30 yards north of the trig. As previously noted it's sat right at the back of a farmhouse. Awful weather conditions today so the score's no true reflection really.

Old Lindley Moor Looking towards the A463

Good condition 2005-10-26 12:15 - TP6925 (Wholestone Moor)

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

No barbed wire or wall to traverse the way I approached the trig - up from Slaithwaite along Meal Hill Lane to join the Kirklees Way just above Moorside Edge then taking the track running to the east of the 3 aerial masts (see photo - note : current OS OL21 map only shows 2 masts), just veered NW across open field - the old wall is vitually non-existant. Excellent views coming up from Slaithwaite but the weather turned nasty upon reaching the trig. Nearby M62 not so noisy today due to large traffic jam (hurray - serves them all right!!). No cars, on foot!

Wholestone Moor
Wholestone Moor

Good condition 2005-10-20 16:00 - TP4910 (Moor Lane)

FB Number: S4246   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Last of todays 4 trigs on a 15 mile circular hike from Ponte Railway Station, easy access from Moor Lane following the field boundary with good views, particularly towards Ferrybridge cooling towers. Like ted I also tried to find the trig on Went Hill just south of here as detailed on the OS map (see photo) but similarly only found the concrete base and a bit of rubble (see photos) and no evidence of the trig. The trig isn't in the TrigpointingUK database. Like ted I found the view well worth the visit, there's no ROW but you can walk all along the ridge from this trig (Moor Lane), there's an obvious path through the woodland. ****An update to my original log is that when revisited on 15 July 2006 the walk along the ridge and through the woodland to the ROW on Went Hill is now clearly marked as a tresspass and threatening prosecution (didn't stop me & Sue though!).****

Moor Lane
Moor Lane
Moor Lane & Went Hill Trig on the map on Went Hill
Went Hill No trig here !
Went Hill No trig here !

Slightly damaged 2005-10-20 14:30 - TP4516 (Long Bull Hill)

FB Number: S4238   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Initially approached from the east but the 'road workings' made that dubious so jumped the wooden fence south of the pond (not shown on my 2000 map - it's the other side of the road from the hotel) then followed the field edges to the trig. When they've finished pratting about with the road diversions I'd imagine access will be a doddle.

Long Bull Hill
Long Bull Hill

Good condition 2005-10-20 12:30 - TP3981 (Holmfield)

FB Number: S4239   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

After Holywell Wood walked along the road through Townville to this trig. After the houses end, pass the Reduce Speed Now sign to find a gate on the left (see photo), walk up a short incline to find the trig - today partly hidden by mounds of muck and amongst the hedges.

Holmfield Trig Access Gate Turn right through the gate

Good condition 2005-10-20 11:30 - TP3990 (Holywell Wood)

FB Number: S4200   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

1st of todays 4 trigs on a 15 mile circular hike from Ponte Railaway Station. Not too difficult to find in the old quarry that's used by 4x4ers and quad bikers at the weekends. Just headed for what seemed to be the crest of the area and found it right next to the wooden telegraph pole. Quarry very muddy today. ROW at the NE is down at the bottom of Hawthorne Avenue, follow the path to the wide tracks and go right. There's a view of sorts towards Glasshoughton retail centre.

Holywell Wood
Holywell Wood
View From Holywell Wood Trig View to Glasshoughton Retail Centre

Good condition 2005-10-17 16:30 - TP4423 (Ling Park)

FB Number: S5311   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Weather poor today, no views, an incessant mist (hence the score) but the trigs OK. Still litter strewn despite there being a bin in the location - I guess the some people like to park up, 'enjoy the views' from the motorised chariot, have a butty, scoff a few sweets, dump their litter & junk and return to Moronville!!

Ling Park
Ling Park The parking area for the #*^%$@'s

Slightly damaged 2005-10-17 16:00 - TP1115 (Beamsley Beacon)

FB Number: S5299   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Latest of several visits (first in Dec 2002).A couple of miles north of Addingham. Fantastic views on a clear day but inhospitable if the weather's against you and I seem to just get the extremes, today was awful with wind, mist and low cloud swirling and no view worth mentioning (hence the photo's aren't up to much). Top of the trig is a little damaged. No Cars, On Foot!!

Beamsley Beacon
Beamsley Beacon A slightly different view than iainmac's !!

Slightly damaged 2005-10-17 14:00 - TP5167 (North Nab)

FB Number: S5296   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Poor weather today, a mist hung over everywhere with the result that the views were non-existant (hence the score). Photo's of the trig are simply that. The trig itselt is OK-ish but the edges of the top are a little damaged - still has the original spider though.

North Nad
North Nab

Good condition 2005-10-13 16:00 - TP6611 (Tunnel How Hill)

FB Number: S3861   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

My embarressment is overwhelming (see my July offering further on). Determined to find the trig today no matter how long it took after 2 previous abyssmal failures. Took all of 2 minutes !! ted's photo helped - had passed within 20 feet of it before and missed it. The Trig has been resurrected from the foilage by, well - me - and is far more visible (until summer 2006). -- : -- The following is my July 2005 log -- : -- I'll be buggered if I could find it! Came up from the Ring Road and wandered about a lot, noted what the previous visitors have said but, nope, it was unavailable to me today. The foilage was very high, maybe, maybe - perhaps I'm just crap - will have to return in the winter eh! This was supposed to be the first on a 20+ mile trig tigger, not the best of starts!!!!

Tunnel How Hill View from the least visible side
Tunnel How Hill Direct view after a bit of a trim
Tunnel How Hill View to the estate beyond the Ring Road
Tunnel How Hill View to the estate beyond the Ring Road after a trim

Good condition 2005-10-09 13:00 - TP1039 (Barnbow Wood)

FB Number: S3881   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Returned today to find the troublesome crop (from July - see below) had gone and access now a doddle ----- (July 2005 entry reads - Not sure what crop is in the field at the moment but it's shoulder high and too tough to plough through. (Unsurprinsingly) no sign of the trig today - must be buried under the crop - bares no resemblence to the pic from ianianmac unfortunately. Will have to return in the winter.)

Barnbow Wood After the crop has gone!

Good condition 2005-10-05 17:30 - TP2622 (Crossland Heath)

FB Number: S1758   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Crossland Golf Course, c'mon the bit of heather it sits on is hardly 'Heath'. Had no problems with access, chatted to a local golfer who told me it wasn't the busiest of golf courses and ambled up to the trig. Good views all around. Last trig on an 18 mile circular trek from Slaithwaite on a lovely autumnal day.

Heath!! Near the 6th tee??

Good condition 2005-10-05 16:00 - TP7020 (Wolfstones Height)

FB Number: S4400   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Actually the trig is better than good, it's excellent and obviously cared for - well done to whoever. Nice spot with easy access from the road or through the woodland to the west although neither are marked as right of ways. Heather past it's best today. The abundance of tracks and dips in the immediate area leave me to think that it's a bit of a mountain bikers area at the weekend. Good views down the Holme valley.

Wolfstones Height In great condition

Good condition 2005-10-05 14:00 - TP4425 (Lingards Wood)

FB Number: S4406   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Don't know where Lingards Wood comes from, it's Krives really. Follow Krives Lane until it ends at the metal 'gate' leading onto the open moor. Climb the gate at your left and head diagonally left across the field (the trig is in the adjacent field just beyond the wall) or follow the field perimiter. Climb another gate in the field corner to gain access to the trig. Good view down to Slaithwaite.

Lingards Wood (Krives)

Good condition 2005-09-11 16:05 - TP7008 (Withins Height)

FB Number: S4319   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Fairly decent view today towards the Ribblesdale peaks. Nice spot at this time of year as the heather's in bloom. If coming up from 'Top Withins' (follow John Rileys's log) the trig isn't apparent until you get quite close to it.

Withins Height Who's the muppet on the trig?©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2005-09-06 15:30 - TP5850 (Scott Hall)

FB Number: S3891   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good that its still surviving but little else to inspire. Was on the pushbike, oiked up and tigged the trig - outside the rush hour, so access was a doddle. No Cars, on the pushbike!

Scott Hall

Damaged 2005-09-06 13:30 - TP3580 (Halton Moor)

FB Number: S3882   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

There's IS a view of sorts, golf course, motorway & industrial units. Easy to straddle the barbed wire fence. Gloriously sunny day today. As previously reported the top has gone and (friendly) horses are still in the field. Revisited on 12/12/2008, this time on foot. Horses now gone, grass very high and fencing now poor.

Halton Moor Almost beheaded!
Halton Moor The locals are friendly!

Good condition 2005-09-04 16:00 - TP1874 (Caley Deer Park)

FB Number: S1872   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Near Otley Chevin. You cant see anything for the trees, trees & more trees. Latest visit, have been up innumerable times before (and since), its a very popular area especially on sunny weekends.

Caley Deer Park No, it's not a refugee from Crimewatch - it's just ME!©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2005-09-02 16:00 - TP4675 (Marshall Hill)

FB Number: S1795   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good view over to Wakefield. In middle of field. Easy access from road to the east through the unfenced field. No obvious access from west or north. Don't know where Marshall Hill comes from, according to my map I'd have thought it should be Plump Hill or Warmfield?

Marshall Hill Not the best of photo's I'm afraid.

Destroyed 2005-09-02 16:00 - TP7116 (Marshall Hill North)

FB Number: S1915   Condition: Destroyed   Score: 5/10

Wasn't until sometime after logging Marshall Hill that I became aware of an 'allegedly missing' trig a liitle way to the north at the field edge. Don't know or see why you'd have 2 trigs so close together unless one was replacing the other? I'm logging it but ..............

Good condition 2005-09-02 15:00 - TP3703 (Heath Common)

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

Only just visible today from the minor road at the west due to the the fern. No path and it was a right old struggle through the head high ferns and some lethal low level brambles. Have cleared some of the vegetation around the trig itself so it's now a little more visible.

Heath Common Fairly well hidden
Heath Common A bit more visible after pruning!

Good condition 2005-09-02 13:47 - TP2149 (Chevet Common)

FB Number: S4096   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Started initially from Sandal & Agbrigg Railway Station following the road to reach Common Lane(OS Map Exp 278) Approached fairly directly from the road through the 'bush' - trees, nettles, brambles etc a little west of where the map says 'Elms' which was a bit of a struggle, once through it was easy enough to reach the trig, the barbed wire fence is wide enough to squeeze through for the average trigger. However, further travels reveal that at the junction of Common Lane & Chevet Lane (same map) there is open access and just tramp diagonally to the left heading up the hill to reach the fence and trig (don't know where you'd park).

Good condition 2005-09-02 13:00 - TP6720 (Walton Lane)

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

As described, right at the back of the house. Access via the field at rear or through a small portal in the adjacent hedge.

Walton Lane
Walton Lane The trigs just visible on the right under the tree

Good condition 2005-08-30 16:30 - TP4344 (Langcliffe)

FB Number: S5521   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

A simply stunning view today with the Three Peaks at their sunlit best. Easy access if you approach just west of the trig\limestone crags. A ladder stile a few yards west of a single line of wall (shown on the OS Explorer 041 map just below and left of the trig) gives access to a path running below the limestone crags on the right, follow it to the pond\wall where you do a right U-turn to easily walk along the top of the crags and follow a faint path to the trig. More Warrendale Knotts than Langcliffe on my map!


Good condition 2005-08-30 15:00 - TP4069 (Hunter Bark)

FB Number: S5436   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

I think stonestreaker must have approached this trig from a less 'hospitable' route than me as there's easy access today off the wide track to the east over a stile leading onto the path to Mearbeck (OS Explorer 041 map) then veering right to climb the hill to reach the trig. Pretty good view.

Slightly damaged 2005-08-30 12:00 - TP5121 (Newton Moor)

FB Number: S5192   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

As mickandshane reported. The gap in the wall is where the ROW joins Langber Lane however if the gap ever gets fixed a little further west along Langber Lane (200 yards or so) is a wooden gate that's easy to climb and with the very faint traces of a path going directly uphill to the trig. The view today was exceptionally good.

Newton Moor If you see this man on your travels, say hi!

Good condition 2005-08-19 14:30 - TP2627 (Crow Nest)

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

About 15 minutes walk from my house and it's taken me the best part of 12 months to tig it!! Good view of the footie stadium. First visited today at around 2.30 and logged the trig then from outside the fence - it's about 10ft inside the fence. Sat at home at 7pm and thought, well, being so close, not to attempt a real 'tig' would be a bit wimpish. Walked around the school perimiter twice and there is no alternative other than to climb the nearby gate but I have to say the fence top is VERY sharp and if you've got short legs (I'm 31 inside leg) I'd be very wary. Regardless of that, one slip over the fence and your sex life (or worse) could be gone - please be very careful. I personally would happily regard the trig being 'bagged' from outside the fence.

Crow Nest - 19/08/2005 The footie ground and the climbing gate.
Crow Nest - 10/01/2010 Looks almost rural in the snow!
Crow Nest - 10/01/2010 With a head of snow

Good condition 2005-08-17 15:00 - TP1556 (Brackenhill)

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

Standard trig in a field with reasonable access. View - not a lot really.


Good condition 2005-08-17 14:45 - TP4055 (Hundhill)

FB Number: S4242   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Decent view towards Fev/Ponte. Easy access following the OS EX 278 map. Nearby water tower is a good guide.

Hundhill The water tower's visible for miles.

Good condition 2005-08-17 11:30 - TP7135 (Upton Beacon Connecting Point)

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

Little to add to previous entries really. Up the cul-de-sac (unsurprisingly) called Upton Beacon. Towards the top of the drive veer left and head towards the house on your left. Near the end of the drive Ted's photo should look familiar, the trig is to the right. Revisited July 2006, no re-paint (see mickandshanes later posting).

Destroyed 2005-08-17 11:30 - TP6671 (Upton Beacon)

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

Wandered around the water tower just to show I was interested but knew from previous entries that it wasn't there. There does seem to be some confusion between this and the Connecting Point (see ted's entry for clarity). Revisted July 2006.

Good condition 2005-08-11 17:30 - TP2452 (Cottingley Moor)

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

No electric fence today. The farm has recently been sold and much of the fencing has fallen away leaving access to the trig very easy, you can follow the track and nip to the trig or simply walk across the grassy field.

Good condition 2005-08-11 16:20 - TP0817 (Allerton Road)

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

Well, it's just THERE. Before the housing estate on the east was built there would have been a great view down the Aire valley

Good condition 2005-08-11 15:30 - TP5145 (Norr Hill)

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

Easily accessible, good views down the Aire valley.

Good condition 2005-08-10 16:45 - TP3159 (Field Head)

FB Number: S4098   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

There is no direct access from the housing estate on the west, tall (6ft) fences have been built since Seasiders visit. There is open access from the west following the public footpath (Leeds Country Way) to where the path forks to go north/south of the hospital. At this point you can clearly see the trig immediately ahead across the open field. Follow the Leeds Country Way by going left until reaching the tall (6ft) metal fence that surrounds the housing estate and turn right into the open field and follow the fence to reach the playing field and the trig. Alternatively, Ouchthorpe lane runs N/E of the trig. There's a wooden gate between the Hospital grounds and the housing estate which threatens prosecution/death/disease/poverty/impotence etc on entry - ignore it, jump the gate and follow the high fence (20ft or so high) on your left for 30 or so yards, turn left with the fence to see the trig 20 yards away, tig and return - I aint Linford Christie but it should take you no more than about 40 seconds!!

Good condition 2005-08-10 16:00 - TP5705 (Robin Hood Hill)

FB Number: S4095   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

My genuine thanks go to iainmac (even though this was a summer visit!), without whos comments I may not have tigged the beast. Its exactly as he describes, a bit of a scramble through the trees/brambles - Im amazed saginanivalis had even a view from this trig in 2002 - in 2005 its so overgrown there is no vista whatsoever. Later entry - the moral of this is take a pair of secuters with you (I now do on all urban-ish trigs, life is much easier, if somewhat a little longer).

Good condition 2005-08-10 15:00 - TP6462 (Thorpe)

FB Number: S3859   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Unremarkable trig sat right on the road/field hedge. The rhubard crumble was delicious !!!

Good condition 2005-08-06 16:20 - TP3194 (Flamborough)

FB Number: S6327   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Right next to the old lighthouse, and despite being late to visit it the 'keeper' - who was just leaving - kindly allowed me and Sue and another family extra time to view the old building. It's a hollow shell nowadays but 86 (steep) steps take you to the top to see a grand view of ........... well, the golf course really - which is a bit sad. The old lighthouse is still surving (thankfully) and the trig's in great condition.

Unreachable but visible 2005-08-06 16:20 - TP7270 (Flamborough Head 2)

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

Well we saw it, but logging it seems stupid - give me a good old pillar anyday.

Unreachable but visible 2005-08-06 16:20 - TP7269 (Flamborough Head 1)

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

Well we saw it, but logging it seems stupid - give me a good old pillar anyday.

Destroyed 2005-08-03 19:11 - TP10106 (Millbank)

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

Date of visit to it's replacement

Good condition 2005-08-03 17:30 - TP4832 (Millbank)

FB Number: 10693   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

The last of of a 22 mile trigathon hike from Ravensthorpe to Dewsbury Rly Stations. Came along the Kirklees Way from Thornhill Edge. Not visible from the bridleway but after crossing the bridge over the old railway line turn immediately left through the metal gate and follow the field edge, at the corner youll find the trig (almost hidden behind the hawthorn bush). I had to roll under the barbed wire to physically tig the trig today. As John says theres little room to manoevre, theres a very steep drop to the old rly line. Good views to Ossett. Revisited 29/05/2006. And again 18/05/2009.

Millbank The trig with the Hawthorn in flower.

Good condition 2005-08-03 16:30 - TP2114 (Chapel Hill)

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

From Overton just walk up the road adjacent the sports field on the left and just before the aerial mast you'll find this well kept trig.

Good condition 2005-08-03 13:00 - TP5146 (Norristhorpe)

FB Number: S4077   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Just yer average trig, set against the playing fields/playground - still surviving so that can't be bad.

Good condition 2005-08-03 12:30 - TP5184 (Northorpe)

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

Came up from Ravensthorpe railway station, This was the first on a 22 mile 6 trig tigathon. An unassuming trig that I actually walked straight past without seeing initially. Not a lot of anything really - solely a trig tig to be honest. Of late we've had little rain and the path was very dry today - the farmer must have sold all his cow s**t since John's visit!!

Good condition 2005-07-27 18:00 - TP0970 (Baildon Common)

FB Number: S4092   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Pretty much as previously said - asked by 3 young lads where I was walking to, when I said Guiseley they looked at me as if I was from another planet - 'you're walking ALL that way?' - it's about two and a half miles away!!

Good condition 2005-07-27 17:30 - TP0971 (Baildon Hill)

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

Nice views in all directions across the moors and to the Leeds & Bradford cityscapes. Obviously well visited with lots of routes over the moor. Came from Ilkley via the trig at Rivock and heading to Guiseley.

Good condition 2005-07-13 15:00 - TP1361 (Billing Hill)

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

Green paint is peeling but the trig is OK. Urban views pretty good. The field had just been mown on my visit.

Billing Hill

Good condition 2005-07-13 14:30 - TP5471 (Plane Tree Hill)

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

Little to add to John Riley's log, still as dirty and litter strewn - just around the corner from Scotland !!. On todays visit - gloroius weather, sun in abundance, temperatures of, well at least 25C plus, would you believe that at least 8 car users were 'enjoying the view' from inside their motorised chariots!! What a bunch of total ...................

Destroyed 2005-07-13 14:30 - TP11853 (Plane Tree Hill Pillbox)

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

Whilst looking for the adjacent pillar

Good condition 2005-07-13 12:16 - TP6148 (Stairfoot Lane)

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

Nice walk up the woodland tracks from the Ring Road, sat right on the roadside. Latest revisit 25/06/2010.

Stairfoot Lane

Good condition 2005-07-06 17:00 - TP1385 (Birkby Hill)

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

The best trig on a 25 mile, 7 trig tigging hike north of Leeds - am I the only one who actually WALKS from trig to trig. Nice walk through the chest high wheat from the Coal Road. iainmac, WOW, love the photo!!

Birkby Hill

Good condition 2005-07-06 16:30 - TP7047 (Woodhouse Farm)

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

Another unremarkable trig. 100 yards east of the entrance to Woodhouse Farm, either climb the banking or use the farm entrance and turn immediately right to follow the (unfenced) field boundary to the trig.

Good condition 2005-07-06 15:45 - TP1585 (Brandon Hill)

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

Another unremarkable trig. Climbed the wall from the main road north of the trig and followed the field hedge, The trigs a little more 'trapped' by the hedges today (July 2005) than in iainmacs 2003 photo.

Brandon Hill

Good condition 2005-07-06 15:00 - TP5683 (Rigton Bank)

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

As per the comments made previously. It's in the next field beyond the (covered) reservoir. In the top left hand corner of the reservoir field there's a hole in the fence (see photo) taking you through the hawthorn bushes and the trig is sat in the bushes just on the left.

Rigton Bank
Rigton Bank Access to the trig

Good condition 2005-07-06 13:30 - TP6449 (Thorner Moor)

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

Another uneventful trig sat right next to the field boundary. Thorner Moor ? Can't imagine it's been Moor for decades (centuries even?) as it's all arable land now.

Thorner Moor

Good condition 2005-07-06 11:30 - TP1708 (Brown Moor)

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

Uneventful trig, easy enough to find - intially along wide track leading uphill from the north end of Thorpe Park business centre then turn left at the first field fencing and follow to the trig.

Brown Moor

Good condition 2005-07-01 15:00 - TP2043 (Casty Hill)

FB Number: S6330   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Bit of a beggar to find, hidden between fence & caravan - I found it after roaming around for a good half hour (it's NOT in the Blue Dolphin complex). If you come along the coastal path from Scarborough, where the footpath meets the clifftop edge caravans at Gristhorpe turn right up a road a few yards then at a crossroads turn right into the (private) static caravan park. The trig is approx 100 yards up the road on the left at the back of the caravan that is adjacent a small mound.

Good condition 2005-06-26 16:00 - TP1997 (Carr Top)

FB Number: S7882   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Not much to add from previous entries really. Decent view today in the afternoon sunshine. Easy access from the road through the blue gate and at the rear of the old, small, disused quarry.

Good condition 2005-06-26 15:00 - TP0912 (Askwith Moor)

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

An easy tig from Askwith Moor Road (there's even a parking place a couple of hundred yards south of the trig) but we came up from Addingham via Beamsley Beacon & Denton Moor and across the open moor - without too much trouble although it has been very dry. Pretty good views today across lower Wharfedale in the afternoon sunshine.

Askwith Moor

Good condition 2005-06-23 12:00 - TP4102 (Ingleborough)

FB Number: S5619   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

First climbed this in 1968 as a 13 year old on a weeks adventure break from Foxwood School, Leeds. The party came up from Horton got lost in the fog and the teacher was shi##ing himself until we stumbled upon the trig more by accident than management. 30 odd years later I revisted in somewhat better conditions. Looks great from a distance but very eroded & very popular. Been up loads of times, and from every direction imaginable and in all weather conditions - of late invariabley doing the my annual Three Peaker - and this was the occasion of my 2005 effort. Missed 2007 but did the 3 peaker on 23/05/2008 (7th time now)and surprisingly the top was the least busiest Ive ever seen it - Friday before the Bank Holiday. Yet another visit on 30/05/2009 this time from Clapham via Newby and across Simon/Park Fell to Ribblehead - as busy as a city centre at the top, hardly a soul on the rest of the route.No cars, train & on foot.

Ingleborough ©MAC.HAWK
Ingleborough Photo from a more recent visit©MAC.HAWK

Slightly damaged 2005-06-21 15:00 - TP5429 (Peter Lane)

FB Number: S3818   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Not far from where I live and near a pox on the countryside (the out-of-town shopping centre!). Trigs battered and bruised with much grafitti and the view isnt what you would call inspiring but hey, its still there - almost hidden amongst the hawthorn bushes. The lowest trig I think Ive ever visited? Easy access from the N, E & W. Another revisit on 05/10/2008 and have pruned some of the hawthorn near it so its a bit more visible now. Came from the N today and the litter along the footpath, previously awful, was nil!

Good condition 2005-06-12 14:00 - TP3969 (Hollin Hill)

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

Fenced off, - presumably because of the quarry workings - although its easy enough to straddle the fence. Fairly recently painted. As mentioned below its next to the wind turbine farm which seem to be loved or hated to the same degree. Nice remeberance plaque (like the photo John). Revisited 15/04/2007 - it would seem the dirt bikers have been doing their stuff in the quarry and an attempt has been made to prevent them from gaining access from the road by large metal gates and fencing off and filling in a track access, so what do they do - well just come across the tracks to the wind turbines, wreck the fence and away they go - personally Id be more than happy to see them doing their stuff in an old quarry rather than trashing a bridleway or footpath somewhere. Revisited mainly to get some decent photos of the trig (the first lot were rubbish).

Hollin Hill

Destroyed 2005-06-12 14:00 - TP10053 (Hollin Hill)

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

Date of visit to replacement pillar (TP3969)

Good condition 2005-05-29 12:30 - TP2441 (Cosh Outside)

FB Number: S5779   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Excellent views today with good visibility across the surrounding area. Came up from Horton along Foxup Road following a faint path/track running adjacent the fence/broken wall - we turned left immediateley before the stone footbridge over the (usually) dry stream at Swarth Gill Gate and kept the wall/fence on our right, when we reached the crest of the hill we turned right (unless visibilities poor you'll see the trig way before you reach the crest). Strangely the area around the trig has an 'electric fence' around it (at this area it did have notices - unlike stonestreakers later posting) - god knows why - the 'electric fence' don't work - well at least it didn't today as I can testify by virtue of grabbing the bloody thing with zilch of an effect - and slightly to the west of the trig is a broken wall where it's a simple job to straddle the fence anyway. There's a tall stone pillar a couple of hundred yards to the west of the trig that's worth a visit (near Cosh Knott Well) - strangely not shown on the 2002 map, does anyone know why the stone pillar is there ?

Cosh Outside ©MAC.HAWK
Nearby Pillar
Nearby Pillar Looking to Ingleborough

Good condition 2005-05-21 11:30 - TP2608 (Cronk Ny Arrey)

FB Number: 11213   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Short walk from Cragneash Village, up the road then turn left through a gate (open at our visit) onto a gravel track leading to another (metal) gate after 50 yards then towards the aerial. The trig is to the left of the aerial 'mast', (just) in the adjacent field - straddle the fence for access. Good views towards Port Erin and Port St Mary. Scallop shells seem to have disappeared !!

Cronk Ny Arrey ©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2005-05-18 13:15 - TP6021 (Slieau Freoaghane)

FB Number: 11212   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Hard to give a true score as this was the filthiest of days, hard driving rain and hell of a wind - the monsoon season was upon us but we went out anyway!! One can only imagine how good the view might be as we could see the obvious hills, valleys etc but all detail was lost. Came up from Kirk Michael and returned via Ballaugh along the 'Green Way's - a note to beware is that these are either stone track or very wide motor bike rutted tracks & not the best underfoot.

Slieau Freoaghane ©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2005-05-15 14:00 - TP5147 (North Barrule)

FB Number: 11211   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

A bit windy today but otherwise fantastic. A wonderful trek along the ridge once coming off the peak of Snaefell. Beautiful views. Returned to Laxey via Snaefell old mineworks. A truly fantastic walk today. Strangely both paths not completely shown on the Harveys & IOM maps ! No cars, on foot.

North Barrule ©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2005-05-08 17:00 - TP4145 (Keighley Moor)

FB Number: S4494   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

It's a fair old way from Keighley Moor - the Wolf Stones would be a far better monicker! Good view today across to Lad Law, Pendle Hill and up to the 3 Peaks. I liked it up here, the path was OK - surprisingly firm considering the amount of hail and rain we'd had recently. Done on a circular from Haworth via Top Withens and the Pennine Way.

Slightly damaged 2005-05-03 15:00 - TP1541 (Boulsworth)

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

Lad Law on Boulsworth Hill. Came up from the south (having passed Widdop Reservoir) along a track running east (right) from the road. The track ends and what looks like bikers tracks disappear to the left up the moor towards the trig. The tops been newly fenced off (but with stiles). Lovely view from the top across the Lanky/Yorky border moorland and to Pendle Hill. I liked it up here but after the heavy rain it was very moist. Done on a Hebden Bridge to Haworth meander.

Boulsworth Hill

Good condition 2005-05-01 15:30 - TP3678 (Haw Pike)

FB Number: S5307   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Came up from Ilkley/Addingham passing the wind turbines. Pretty good view across to Beamsley Beacon. Visited the nearby Yorkshire Dales Railway at Bolton Abbey Station before returning via the Dales Way to Addingham. No cars,on foot!

Haw Pike
Haw Pike View from ROW to the west.
Haw Pike Another view from the ROW to the west

Good condition 2005-04-29 14:00 - TP4556 (Low Green Field Lings)

FB Number: S5744   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

One of those 'out of the way' trigs that most hikers wouldn't really consider visiting other than to 'tig the trig'. No public RoW - although the Access Land will probably change this - no real view to call of - set at the back of forrestation and a bit out in the middle of nowhere and leading to ... well ... to be honest, nowhere - it's one of them you have to make the effort to get to. I came up from Cam Houses and followed a (muddy) track that ran up the moor with the woodland on the right (not the RoW through the wood.) When you reach the wall at the hill top turn left into a walled/fenced lane and follow it to the trig. The path through the wood at SD834860 is faint but OK and reaches the wide track at SD805834 but I couldn't find a route leading down to Low Green Field (as indicated on the OS map) so had to turn right along the wide stoney track to eventualy reach the track leading towards Low Birkwith Moor and ultimately Horton. No cars, on foot!

Low Green Field Lings
Low Green Field Lings

Good condition 2005-04-29 12:00 - TP2795 (Dodd Fell)

FB Number: S5735   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Set within it's own moat !! Came up from Ribblehead along the wide stoney track that's not the best walk on the planet. Coming from the south along the Pennine Way you need to climb the open moor immediately after Heator Hole - after the first rise you'll see a faint but discernable path heading diagonally NE up the hill that ultimately leads to the trig. Good view today back to Ingleborough and Whernside, very windy and the hill plateau is very moist. The pillar's had a bit of attention at the top but bearing up OK. Walk ended up back in Horton via Low Green Field Ings & the Pennine Way. No cars, on foot!

Dodd Fell

Good condition 2005-04-24 20:21 - TP5142 (Norland Moor)

FB Number: S4334   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good views from the moor plateau across Caldedale. Trigs in good condition, nice and white today. Obviously a well walked area as the paths are well eroded. Tigged on a Marsden to Sowerby Bridge hike. Could be bagged from the nearby Shaw Lane (would take all of 10 minutes and with minimal effort!). Revisited on 15/03/2007 in totally different conditions (howling wind & rain). Revisited (again) with No1 daughter on 23/01/2009 in pretty good conditions - still a little snow about. Whoevers looking after the trig is doing a really good job. No cars, on foot!

Norland Moor
23/01/2010 Now with adjacent bench
23/01/2010 The trig and bench

Good condition 2005-04-24 14:10 - TP2688 (Cupwith Hill)

FB Number: S4369   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Came up from Marsden (ending up in Sowerby Bridge). Simple enough walk (if somewhat uphill initially). Very faint path directly below Cupwith Reservoir leads to the trig - sorry, but tigging it from the nearby road is a wimps tig in my opinion - hazy weather at the time of the tig but good views when coming up the moor back down across Marsden & beyond.

Cupwith Hill ©MAC.HAWK

Slightly damaged 2005-04-03 15:30 - TP6438 (Thieveley Pike)

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

Visibility was poor today with a heavy haze hanging over everywhere. Done on a Toddy circular walk via Trough Edge End, the pike, Portsmouth and Stones. Unfortunately the bikers (motor & pedal) have 'found' the route up from the south and whilst the path isn't wrecked (yet!!) how long before it is ?

Thieveley Pike If met, say hi, I don't bite!©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2005-04-01 17:57 - TP4100 (Inchfield Moor)

FB Number: S4444   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Trough Edge End, on the rather splendid Todmorden Centenary way. Most recent of a number of visits.

Good condition 2005-03-28 13:00 - TP5081 (Nettle Hill)

FB Number: 10676   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Nettle Hill on Crosby Garret Fell. A great trig full of character with a surrounding cairn, both covered in moss. The view today was as good as any, a fantastic 360 degree panorama of hills and peaks. No obvious path to the trig but the bridleways circumnavigate it. Done on a ramble from Kirby Stephen returning via Smardale.

Nettle Hill

Good condition 2005-03-20 16:00 - TP6819 (West Nab)

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

Visited loads of times. Today this was on a bit of a ramble (in the true sense of the word) from Marsden across Pule Hill and Broadhead Moss to turn left at the road to reach the embarrasingly cheap refreshment caravan at Wessenden Head (tea, hot choc and x2 great parkin all for 1.60!! Open weekends & Bank Holidays). Unfortunately what started out as a sunny spring day turned into wicked mist halfway across Broadhead Moss and on reaching the trig visibilty was about 50 yards at best. Finished the walk across the open moor to reach the top route heading back down the Wessenden Valley into Marsden. Update 21/06/2009 - there is now a huge section of the moor from Shooters Nab on Deer Hill Moss across to Horsley Head Moss & Scope Moss that has been fenced off and marked as being part of the rifle range - apparently the Ramblers Association are disputing this. NCOF!

Good condition 2005-03-13 13:30 - TP2610 (Crook Rise Crag Top)

FB Number: S5781   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

According to OS it's Crookrise (one word). Trig in pretty good condition - excellent view today. This is on access Land (before the new law) and there are loads of paths/tracks that are not shown on the OS map e.g. a very obvious path runs from the west end of Embsay reservoir, following the wall, straight up to the trig. Done on a Skipton circular via Embsay Cragg, the trig, Rylstone Cross, Cracoe War Memorial with a low level return to Skipton. Nice walk (18+ miles). Revisited on 7/10/06. No cars, on foot!


Good condition 2005-02-23 16:00 - TP1579 (Bramley Resr)

FB Number: S3876   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Bramley Resovoir/Beecroft Hill. Doesn't it make you want to vomit when access is such a pain. Done during a Cottingley to Bramley (railway) station to station walk.

Good condition 2005-02-23 15:00 - TP4038 (Hough Top)

FB Number: S3880   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Set in amongst urban sprawl next to the school playing fields. Trigs OK, looking a little past it's best - greying and rounding at the edges - but no great physical damage. Done on a Cottingley to Bramley (railway) station to station walk. Gets 1 extra point for simply still being there.

Good condition 2005-02-23 14:30 - TP1347 (Beulah Farm)

FB Number: S3771   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Yeah it's on private land but it's out of view at the back of the farm and takes about 10 seconds to nip over the low fence and bag it - might be a bit more difficult in the summer (when the bushes/trees are in leaf).

Good condition 2005-02-23 13:30 - TP1132 (Beeston Royds)

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

At the rear of the cemetery behind the aerial mast and in amongst the trees - might not be as obvious in the summer when the trees are in leaf. Good view towards the city centre. Done on a Cottingley to Bramley (railway) station to station walk. Incidentally Seasider has got the wrong Cottingley if he wants to see faeries, THAT Cottingley is in Bradford.

Good condition 2005-02-20 14:00 - TP3980 (Holme Moss)

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

Black Hill, done on a round trip from Marsden up the Wessenden valley (low route) and down the Wessenden Valley (high route). The trig's obviously been relocated to sit directly on the Pennine Way, sits at a bit of a tilt. Yes it's bleak and barren up here on the plateau and veering off the paved Pennine Way may be a bit of a challenge but we (me and my wife) visited during the frost and it was OK. No cars, On foot.

Good condition 2005-02-07 11:06 - TP3468 (Great Shunner Fell)

FB Number: S7747   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Just visited this trig and can confirm that it is indeed now a section of the wind shelter. If approaching from the south along the Pennine Way the trig is at the end of the north arm of the + shaped shelter. A gem of a hike, I loved every minute of the day as the visibility ranged from extensive to less that 10 metres in the space of half an hour, which is how it was as I arrived on the crest of the fell en-route to the trig and on most of the return to Garsdale railway station - where I started from - quite lengthy but very enjoyable - never saw another soul - absolute bliss!! No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2005-01-03 12:00 - TP1459 (Blackstone Edge)

FB Number: S4502   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Been here a few times, this the latest on a repeat Marsden to Hebden Bridge hike. Have suffered all weathers but on a fine day it's fan-dabi-dozy ! Erosion near the trig and the moronic bikers tracks in particular reduces the score 2 points. No cars, on foot.

Blackstone Edge
Blackstone Edge Say hello, wave goodbye!©MAC.HAWK

Slightly damaged 2004-12-14 15:00 - TP4636 (Manshead End)

FB Number: S4404   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Good views along the top of the ridge and a nice bench nearby. At this, most recent (but not first) visit the Waterboard have created more access points in (I pressume) readiness for the CROW Act due in this area in late 2005. There's a good route to the trig from just north of the eastern end of Blackstone Edge Resovoir (where the OS Map says Turvin Road), there's also a waymarked route to connect with the Old Packhorse Road at New Gate End Bridge. And again 07/04/2007. No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2004-12-05 13:00 - TP5916 (Sharpah)

FB Number: S5498   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Yeah, it should be Sharp Haw. Good views from the top, boggy descent to the north. There's a bench a few feet from the trig that's sheltered by a wall where you may ponder a moment or eat your butties. No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2004-11-14 12:00 - TP1479 (Blake Moor)

FB Number: S4496   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

The Little Holder Stones. One of my favourite trigs - totally agree with John Riley (above) - this was the most recent of a number of visits (must have missed John by an hour or so). The moor is circled by reservoir drains which need to be crossed, they're usually pretty empty. The photo of the drain in flood was taken on a later visit to the area (not the trig) in Nov 2005, I've never seen it like this before. If you can't cross the drain there's an access point at southern end of Warland Reservoir. And again 23/03/2007. No cars, on foot.

Blake Moor (Little Holder Stones) Not the best of photos!©MAC.HAWK
Blake Moor Warland drain in flood (trig right of centre)

Good condition 2004-10-26 16:00 - TP2626 (Crow Hill)

FB Number: S4371   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Done at the end of a long higgledy piggeldy walk from Walsden to Mytholmroyd, the visibility wasn't too great upon reaching the trig - made a detour simply to bag it. Revisited on 07/04/2007 & have upped the original score a point as the view today, on a sunny (but slightly hazy) April afternoon was good. Path to the trig has been widened by horse access off the adjacent bridleway, there's even tethering posts adjacent the trig! No cars, on foot.

Damaged 2004-10-26 13:00 - TP4930 (Moss Moor)

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

This is White Hill, a fair way from Moss Moor and sat right on the Pennine Way. It's a bit bleak and the trigs suffering (but still surviving) but a good walk from Marsden to Toddy (Todmorden) or Hebden Bridge passes this trig just before reaching the M62. Visited again 3rd July 2005 and on this clear day the views were pretty good. And again 07/04/2007. And again 05/08/2007 No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2004-10-26 13:00 - TP5692 (Rishworth Moor)

FB Number: S4490   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Dog Hill on Rishworth Moor. Splendidly isolated, no RoW paths to the trig but tracks are there from most directions although they might be a little moist. Loses a point because of the noise from the M62. Done on a nice lengthy hike from Walsden to Mythholmroyd. Update from 30/07/2006, it's now on access land - todays route was Marsden to Toddy, similar to ted I was intrigued by the numerous psuedo trigs (see teds photo) here to the SE around Booth Wood Reservoir but - all in close proximity - I'm guessing they're something to do with the Water Board - there's obviously some form of tool/instrument that will sit in the top. No cars, on foot.

Slightly damaged 2004-08-07 15:00 - TP1409 (Black Hameldon)

FB Number: S4491   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Hoof Stones Height. Revisited in Aug 2006 and again 31 May 2010 and on al occasions we never saw another soul - wonderful. The views are OK but the surrounding area is very eroded/boggy. There's a chunk missing out of one of the top corners and the erosion is beginning to isolate it (see the 'from the west' photo. Another hill with more than just the OS Permitted Path to the trig although it's in a large area of access land now. Right on the Lanky/Yorky border NNW of Todmorden. Part of a lenghty hike from Toddy to Hebden. No cars, on foot.

Black Hambledon (Hoof Stones Height) Aug 2004©MAC.HAWK
Black Hameldon June 2006 - Looking North
Black Hameldon June 2006 - Looking West
Black Hameldon June 2006 - from the west

Good condition 2004-06-11 18:00 - TP2426 (Corrins Hill)

FB Number: 11216   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

What can I say, in an island of fantastic places this is a fantastic place. Done on a Port Erin to Peel coastal hike - a good up and down hike - nice view from the trig but hiking a little further north gives a wonderful view over the castle and town. No cars, on foot. The photos are from a more recent visit on 28/09/2006 - this time an easy-peasy from Peel. No cars, the bus & on foot!

Corrins Hill
Corrins Hill Trig & Peel
Corrins Hill Trig & Tower

Good condition 2004-06-11 14:00 - TP2609 (Cronk Ny Arrey Laa)

FB Number: 11215   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Stunningly wonderful. Done on a Port Erin to Peel walk, it's a bit of a climb from sea level. In and out of the clouds at the summit but it's a fantastic hike rewarded by wonderful views - can't wait to go back. No cars, on foot.

Cronk Ny Arrey Laa ©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2004-06-10 12:00 - TP6035 (Snaefell)

FB Number: S5071   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Windeeeeeeeeeeeeee as hell. Great view. My first and only 'plastic', the railway takes you within spitting distance (well it would have today in this wind). No cars, via the railway. Photo from May 2005 in a less windy climate & on a hike to Laxey via North Barrule (railway to Snaefell then on foot), We were extremely fortunate that the 6 kindoms were visible on this visit. Another 'plastic' visit on 26/09/2006 (after a lenghty coastal walk though). Woman at the trig thought the 3 arms of the spider 'must be because it's to do with the Isle of Man' (I did enlighten her a little!).

Snaefell ©MAC.HAWK
Snaefell 26/09/2006

Slightly damaged 2004-05-16 12:00 - TP6152 (Standedge)

FB Number: S4402   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Millstone Edge (not too far from Marsden). Good views towards Lancashire (Diggle). First visited (unrecorded) during the monsoon season, me and Sue (my wife) got absolutely drenched and saw next to nowt - and loved every minute of it ! 11 mile Marsden circular. Re-visited a number of times since. No cars, on foot.

Standedge ©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2004-05-06 19:48 - TP3427 (Gragareth Fell)

FB Number: S5404   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Did this on a long walk fron Dent railway station to Ribblehead station via Dent village, Great Coum, Crag Hill trig, Great Coum (again), Gragareth, Twisleton Scar End & low level to the train station. Long, long walk but great day with fantastic visibility. No RoW paths on the tops but the paths ARE there and no bike tracks, bliss !! No cars, on foot.

Gragareth Fell ©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2004-05-06 13:00 - TP2488 (Crag Hill)

FB Number: S5661   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Excellent views on a good day. Not a lot of public RoW routes in the area but the paths (and stiles) are there once you get up on the tops. Good walk along the ridge passing Great Coum and over to Gragareth. Long hike from railway station at Dent to Ribblehead. No cars, on foot.

Crag Hill

Destroyed 2004-04-21 16:00 - TP3783 (High Down)

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

Nice seascape and monument. Sea cliff walk from Yarmouth to Freshwater Bay. Hated the funfair at Alum Bay, what a ghastley sight!. No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2004-03-02 15:00 - TP6638 (Tyersal)

FB Number: S4118   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Not much to report on this one, urban sprawl - at the end of a dirt track coming up from Pudsey Beck/Woods, bagged nontheless. Revisited 3 years & 1 day later simply for the photo. And again May, June, July, Aug 2008 and umpteen times since. One of my most visited trigs as its on a local route that I do if if Im strapped for time, money or simply fancy a last minute walk I havent already arranged. On the route I usually choose I really dont HAVE to visit the trig, but on most occasions I do go out of my way to visit it, simply because ITS THERE. Usually a 12 miler from home to Pudsey bus station but sometimes a 20+ if I decide to return on foot.No cars, on foot.

Tyersal Gate Trig 03/03/2007

Good condition 2004-03-02 11:00 - TP3649 (Hart Hill)

FB Number: S1902   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good view of urban Leeds from Gildersome. A feeble attempt to fence the trig off was in evidence on my visit. How long before its removed to make way for another overpriced house ? Not too far from where I live. Visited over a dozen times since original tig. No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2003-12-20 13:00 - TP6033 (Smearsett Scar)

FB Number: S5449   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Terrific view towards Pen Y Ghent from the trig. Usual route up from Stainforth. No public RoW path to the trig but there are paths there from both Stainforth & Feizor. No cars, on foot! And again 23/03/2005 + 11/07/2008

Smearsett Scar 50th birthday hike©MAC.HAWK

Slightly damaged 2003-10-21 13:00 - TP1634 (Brimham Rocks)

FB Number: S7894   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 3/10

Absolutely awful. Think of your nearest city centre at 2pm on Saturday and you'll get some idea of what to expect here on a weekend - full of plastics visting 'the country' who (of course) have to drive to within 0.5 metres of the site - oh, and don't forget to visit the tea/sandwich/fast food bar to make your visit totally complete. Vastly over-rated - awful, awful, awful - guess what - I hated it. Pateley Bridge circular. No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2003-08-30 13:00 - TP4810 (Middleham Low Moor)

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

In good condition and with a decent enough view. Sits right alongside the Middleham race horse training runs. Done on a Middleham circular. No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2003-08-27 12:00 - TP0702 (Little Whernside)

FB Number: 2982   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

This is NOT Little Whernside, this grid reference refers to plain old Whernside (of the Yorkshire 3 Peaks fame). Little Whernside is an altogether seperate hill some miles from here at grid reference SE 777 027 - Little Whernside is approx 3 1/2 miles NNE of Great Whernside - it has no trig point and is 130 mtrs lower than THE (this) Whernside. That aside, of the 3 Peaks this is my favourite, it gets a bad press but I like it especially if you ascend/descend using the less popular tracks - go mid-week and avoid the ......... well, crowds isnt the right word - it doesnt get anywhere near the traffic that Ingleborough does - but it can be busy on sunny summer weekend afternoons. Been up loads of times since, the views on a good day are fantastic - I refrain from the detail here but its a 360 degree panorama of extending beauty - of course getting that good day is a bit of a challenge. To be pedantic, this is not the highest point in Yorkshire, that feet is on Mickle Fell just west of Middleton On Tees - Whernside is the highest peak in the admistrive boundaries that were imposed in 1974 but not in the real Yorkshire. Latest visit in Oct 2013 as part of my 15th 3 Peaker. NCOF!.

Whernside One of many visits©MAC.HAWK

Good condition 2003-08-25 19:26 - TP5983 (Simons Seat)

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

Decent enough view on a good day. I'm personally less than impressed by the track if you go up the popular way from Bolton Abbey/Valley of Desolation - it's a managed, large gravel track - other routes are far better. Revisited 30/09/2007 - very popular in todays autumnal sun. No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2003-08-03 15:00 - TP3179 (Firth Fell)

FB Number: S5499   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Very hazy the day me and Sue (my wife) went up. Good walk from Kettlewell to Buckden via Arncliffe, Litton and this trig. Revisited Sept 2006 in much the same weather conditions, some of the sections of the bridleway on the summit & the descent into Buckden have now been flagged/paved. No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2003-07-13 16:00 - TP5306 (Park Fell)

FB Number: S5534   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Easily the best & quietest way on/off Ingleborough with great views across to Ribblehead, Whernside & Pen Y Ghent. Not shown as a right of way on the OS map but where the route from Ingleborough descends steeply towards Philpin take the track heading to the right across the lip of the hill (its not as sheer as it at first looks, the path is fine in all but the icyest of weather). Photos from the re-visit on 27/01/07, on this occasion I came up from Ribblehead and took the wide path over Park/Simon Fell to Ingleborough and thence Horton. Immersed in cloud with poor visibility once on the top. And again 30/05/2009 from Clapham via Newby & Ingleborough to reach Ribblehead. No cars, on foot (on all occasions).

Park Fell trig & Pen-Y-Ghent 27/01/2007
The trig with Whernside hidden by low cloud 27/01/2007

Slightly damaged 2003-06-29 15:00 - TP1744 (Buckden Pike)

FB Number: S5520   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Good views, the memorials worth a visit too. Done on a hike from Kettlewell to Buckden via Great Whernside, Hag Dyke and Buckden Pike. No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2003-06-29 13:00 - TP0703 (Great Whernside)

FB Number: 2976   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good views but the climb up from Kettlewell is quite badly eroded - longish walk from Kettlewell to Buckden via here and Buckden Pike. No cars, on foot. Up again 26/11/2006 in very poor weather - cold, windy and in low cloud giving mist & visibility of 100ft. Footpath suffering even more. Still no cars, still on foot.

Great Whernside ©MAC.HAWK

Slightly damaged 2003-04-25 14:00 - TP5129 (Nine Standards Rigg)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Was disappointed with Nine Standards Rigg, there's an awful lot of erosion in the area. Circular hike from Kirby Stephen. No cars, on foot.

Damaged 2003-04-24 14:00 - TP6943 (Wild Boar Fell)

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

Bagged this one on a fine days walk from Garsdale to Kirkby Stephen, good views from Swarth Fell but the best view from Wild Boar Fell is from the Nab and not the trig point. No cars, on foot.

Good condition 2003-04-11 12:00 - TP6357 (The Bowshaws)

FB Number: S1873   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Sat in field edge on a small hill, not far from Eccup, of no great note but junk weather. Returned 22 Jan 2006 simply to get the photo's - which was a shame as the weather was poor once again.

The Bowshaws
The Bowshaws
The Bowshaws

Good condition 2002-09-15 12:30 - TP5414 (Pen-Y-Ghent)

FB Number: S5776   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

What can one say, this was my/our first visit and since then I/we have been up innumerable times & in every type of weather imaginable and every way possible. Its a goody but the erosion is begining to hurt - go midweek to avoid the crowds. The newish wind break is a welcome addition. On July 2006s visit we watched a local sheep eat a banana (skin and all!) - which isnt something you see everyday (wasnt from one of our group I hasten to add (the sheep or the banana!!)). The snowy photos are from 27/12/2005 visit - the distant view is by Sue (my wife) - on that occasion by the time wed reached the trig the weather was poor - cloud & close mist on the summit. No cars, train then on foot!

Pen-Y-Ghent 27/12/2005
Pen-Y-Ghent 27/12/2005 by Sue

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