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Good condition 2020-08-02 11:47 - TP5317 (Parsley Hay Farm)

FB Number: S4145   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Revisit with rams after the annual High Peak weekend. Accessed from road to the east via footpath as no one in at Benty Grange farm. 12 years since last visit.

Good condition 2020-08-02 00:11 - TP4525 (Long Rake)

FB Number: S4172   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Revisit with rams after annual High Peak weekend. Easily accessed from the road. 12 years since last visit.

Good condition 2019-11-19 13:05 - TP6480 (Tidnock)

FB Number: S2737   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked off A536 and followed the bridleway. Over the barbed wire fence and headed for the tank behind which the trig is hiding. This bridleway is tarmac and if you were cheeky, could drive most of the way.


Good condition 2019-11-19 11:40 - TP6366 (The Cloud)

FB Number: S2651   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Walked up from Timberslake car park. Hardly anyone around today. Views a little limited due to cloud.


Good condition 2019-11-08 10:49 - TP1577 (Bramham Moor)

FB Number: S1885   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Through the hedge gap. They don't come much easier than this.


Good condition 2019-11-08 10:22 - TP6872 (Whit Hill)

FB Number: S1890   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked in gateway on the A162 and a quick dash to the pillar. No crops today and a good viewpoint.


Good condition 2019-11-07 14:05 - TP2243 (Cloughton)

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

Easy access over wall and across clear but muddy field. The pillar sits on a small mound.


Good condition 2019-11-07 13:26 - TP6242 (Suffield)

FB Number: S6322   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Followed the soggy path and the pillar was visible from a good distance. Good (nearly) all round views.

Good condition 2019-11-07 11:46 - TP2392 (Coomb Hill)

FB Number: S6321   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

From Wykeham, up Wykeham Lane to car park. Not much to add but saw three muntjac deer on return.


Moved 2019-11-07 10:57 - TP5781 (Rye)

FB Number: S6231   Condition: Moved   Score: 5/10

Asked at the farm and permission readily given. The pillar is by a small wood and has been uprooted from its original location. Two consecutive moved pillars and a long while since the last photograph.

Moved 2019-11-07 10:04 - TP4819 (Milebush)

FB Number: S6875   Condition: Moved   Score: 5/10

Parked on Nettledale Lane opposite the bridleway. Followed this then up field and through hedge gap. Pillar has a definite lean and exposed base due to being uplifted.

Good condition 2019-11-06 15:02 - TP5605 (Red Dyke)

FB Number: S6872   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

The Dalby Forest Drive is now 9 in Summer but "only" 5 in the Winter months. With a useful tip, I drove to the pillar and back free of charge. No more details! Seems to have had a recent coat of white paint.

Damaged 2019-11-06 13:06 - TP7930 (Louven Howe Aux 1)

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

Short walk to this very badly damaged pillar.

Good condition 2019-11-06 12:59 - TP4552 (Louven Howe)

FB Number: S4392   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

From Eller Beck bridge. Very wet underfoot after yesterday's rain made it hard going but it was a nice day.

Good condition 2019-11-06 10:47 - TP5982 (Simon Howe)

FB Number: S4370   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Took the path from the North. Fairly wet underfoot but a lovely sunny day. There is a path left of the large cairn straight to the pillar.

Good condition 2019-11-05 14:47 - TP3644 (Harrow)

FB Number: S6879   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked in gateway on track off Longlands Lane. Over a low wooden fence and along the fence which was not electrified. Hopped over to pillar surrounded by churned up mud.

Toppled 2019-11-05 12:35 - TP4004 (Hook Moor)

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

A sad sight.


Unreachable but visible 2019-10-21 12:06 - TP2413 (Corley Resr)

FB Number: S2363   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 5/10

Only photograph as no access.

Good condition 2019-10-01 12:57 - TP6557 (Towthorpe)

FB Number: S2642   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Would give this a good mark for artistic impression! The colours seem to have changed recently.

Not many like this one.

Good condition 2019-10-01 12:33 - TP5926 (Sheepclose Farm)

FB Number: S2587   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Rams gave this one a pruning as the hedge was beginning to take over. The flush bracket can be seen from field side of the hedge. Does not get much easier than this one.

Rams at work

Good condition 2019-10-01 11:54 - TP6923 (Whitwell Grange)

FB Number: S2582   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked by the monument and a short walk over the field to the pillar.

Good condition 2019-10-01 11:22 - TP1601 (Braygate Street Resr)

FB Number: 11040   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Like others, only a photograph.

So near yet so far away

Moved 2019-10-01 10:52 - TP4358 (Langton Wold)

FB Number: S6292   Condition: Moved   Score: 5/10

Parked in Sainsbury's local in Spital Street and a short walk to Number 46. Brian was not about at time of visit but Mrs. Dunning (?) was very friendl and we had a good chat. Visitor's book duly signed and now off to Braygate Street Reservoir.

Good condition 2019-10-01 09:32 - TP1697 (Brow Top)

FB Number: S4387   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Short walk from the car park across well trodden paths.

Good condition 2019-09-29 14:48 - TP4089 (Hutton Mulgrave Moor)

FB Number: S4388   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

From the car park, over padlocked gate at second open gate turned left along new? line of fence posts. Climbed over as pillar is only just the other side. The last of seven on a wet Sunday. The seventh was Hinderwell Beacon which I had visited 12 years ago so not logged today. Rams had not bagged this one so one for him.

Good condition 2019-09-29 14:20 - TP1072 (Barton Rigg)

FB Number: S4389   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked in layby, over locked gate and up field to the pillar. Looking back, there is a detachable electric fence connection which avoid the fence.

Good condition 2019-09-29 13:45 - TP5123 (Newton Mulgrave Moor)

FB Number: S4273   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked by cattle grid and along a good path.

Good condition 2019-09-29 12:13 - TP3812 (High Waupley Farm)

FB Number: S4252   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked by reservoir entrance. Up the track and left by the farm. Over a barbed wire fence to the pillar. On returning, noticed agate on the right which looked as though it might lead direct without climbing the fence.

Good condition 2019-09-29 11:22 - TP2961 (Easington)

FB Number: 2949   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on minor road and followed footpath via a barbed wire fence to the pillar.

Good condition 2019-09-29 10:19 - TP0129 (Potato Hill)

FB Number: S4322   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on Goldsborough Lane just off A174. Up lane and the pillar is hiding round the corner by gate entrance. Limited views on a rainy day.

Good condition 2019-09-27 14:54 - TP6017 (Sleights Moor)

FB Number: S4395   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Accessed from minor road via track and path to pillar. Got back to the car just as the heavens opened it

Damaged 2019-09-27 14:18 - TP7931 (Louven Howe Aux 2)

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

Easy find from minor road. First of this type for me

Seen better days

Good condition 2019-09-27 13:48 - TP4017 (Horcum)

FB Number: S6912   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

From car park, along tracks and boggy field. No animals today

Good condition 2019-09-27 12:14 - TP5806 (Sandlands)

FB Number: S6898   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked by village hall and up farm track.

Good condition 2019-08-05 14:15 - TP1074 (Barugh)

FB Number: S4237   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked in layby on the B6428 and over the locked barrier. Warnings regarding farm thefts very prominent. Head in a Soth westerly direction and under the power lines. Field had crop in today but with care the pillar was reached.


Good condition 2019-08-05 13:44 - TP5496 (Pool Hill)

FB Number: S1769   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked ina small layby on Bagden Lane and up short, steep bank. The field had crops in today but pillar can be accessed via the field edge.

Good condition 2019-08-05 13:09 - TP4046 (Hoyland Swaine)

FB Number: S1725   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Parked on the A629 and followed the footpath straight to the pillar. The second one today with a handy bench to sit and admire the views which were excellent today. Three plaques attached in memory of others.

Good condition 2019-08-05 11:56 - TP4577 (Loxley Common)

FB Number: 11505   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked in the car park and followed the well used paths. Thought this one might have suffered trogolodyte damage but it is in fine condition.

Tommy Tucker picture taking

Good condition 2019-08-05 11:23 - TP4248 (Kirk Edge)

FB Number: S2144   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Parked on Delf Road and followed the footpath. The all round views today were fantastic hence the high score.

Good condition 2019-05-09 11:34 - TP5841 (Sceugh Head)

FB Number: S7024   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy access via two gates.

Slightly damaged 2019-05-09 11:07 - TP1381 (Birds Hill)

FB Number: S6930   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Over gate and trudge through long wet grass. Pillar top covered by hawthorn but front face still clear.

Good condition 2019-05-08 12:00 - TP5468 (Place Fell)

FB Number: S5957   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Up from Patterdale, very wet and strong winds today.The pillar is on a rocky outcrop and looks quite dramatic even from a distance.

Very dramatic

Good condition 2019-05-07 11:09 - TP5619 (Red Screes)

FB Number: S5639   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

From Kirkstone Pass Inn up the steep path. Good weather today.

Cracking views today

Good condition 2019-05-06 15:58 - TP7129 (Rose Bank)

FB Number: 11073   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy access from road via a gate.

Good condition 2019-05-06 14:39 - TP3837 (Highgate)

FB Number: 10813   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Quick trip up the field and over two gates to avoid the barbed wire fence.

Damaged 2018-09-30 12:18 - TP4860 (Moel Morfydd)

FB Number: S3104   Condition: Damaged   Score: 8/10

Did this one whilst on a holiday with the East Staffs ramblers. Caught the bus from the hotel to Llidiart y parc and followed the Dee Valley Way and some steep paths to the pillar. Descended via the Clwydian way to the Chain Bridge Hotel and back to Whitewaters Hotel. Spectacular views on a blustery day but well worth the effort.

Good condition 2018-06-18 10:41 - TP2246 (Clumpton)

FB Number: S7716   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked in Country Store car park. Cross road, through an open gateway and up hill to the pillar. Surprisingly good views.

Good condition 2018-06-13 12:34 - TP6153 (Standing Stone)

FB Number: S8428   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked in layby at spot height 97 metres and followed the track almost all the way to the pillar. Saw many hares and a small goat near the summit. Seems to be large reservoir cum slurry pit and work under construction near to the farm.

Good condition 2018-06-13 11:04 - TP5114 (Newlaw)

FB Number: S8425   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked opposite gateway to the track which leads almost to the pillar. Very good all round views today to

Good condition 2018-06-12 13:36 - TP0859 (Anwoth)

FB Number: S8317   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Followed path along side of ruined church and dry, well trodden path to the pillar. The tall pillar was covered in scaffolding today.

Good condition 2018-06-12 12:16 - TP1033 (Barlocco)

FB Number: S8291   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked by "logs for sale" sign and followed route as per clocnanddichter. Very good all round views.

Good condition 2018-06-12 10:57 - TP1870 (Cairny Hill)

FB Number: S8427   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Parked by Chapelton cottages and followed path and gates to the pillar. Superb all round views today.

Good condition 2018-06-11 15:02 - TP6810 (West Hill)

FB Number: S7309   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Parked off road near to gate and headed NW up field to the pillar. Cracking all round views today. This is my 600th trig and first Scottish pillar.

Good condition 2018-05-10 11:00 - TP3136 (Fellbarrow)

FB Number: S5229   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Took the footpath from Thackwaite signed Low Fell. On approaching Larch, left path and headed NW to pillar. There are many unmarked paths here and it is well trodden to the pillar. No one about today. Cracking views today.

Good condition 2018-05-09 14:10 - TP6159 (Stanley)

FB Number: S5644   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Asked at Woodside house and permission readily given. Up behind the farm and past the wind turbine.

Good condition 2018-05-09 12:46 - TP0688 (Rottington)

FB Number: S1509   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

I parked at NX96510 13513 and followed access land path which was quite boggy in parts. It leads into open fields and the pillar is at the top of a large field. Crop was very low today but care may be needed if crop is high.

Good condition 2018-05-09 11:16 - TP5587 (Ravelsaye)

FB Number: S5652   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Parked in layby and up old lane which runs out into open fields. The poor old trig is not only between two sets of bw fences but has bw round him. I could not see the flush bracket and this is the only picture I good get. Together with brambles, this is one of the nastiest locations for a pillar and is very hazardous.

Good condition 2018-05-09 10:42 - TP3633 (Harnsey Moss)

FB Number: S5225   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked in layby NW of Silver Tarn keeping r of pond to the pillar.

Good condition 2018-05-08 14:56 - TP6154 (Standing Stones)

FB Number: S5758   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Just over wall in layby. They don't come any easier than this.

Good condition 2018-05-08 12:47 - TP5310 (Park House)

FB Number: S5666   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked at Park House farm and up footpath. Trig sits on exposed plinth..

Toppled 2018-05-08 12:35 - TP7511 (Leyland National Works)

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

The pillar has been broken away from its base and the plaque together with the flush bracket been removed. A very sad sight. Pictures to follow when I return from holiday. I asked at Stobart's office but had no luck. There is a pickaxe by the vandalised trig.

Vandal's Tool?

Good condition 2018-05-08 10:58 - TP3332 (Gatebarrow)

FB Number: S5668   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked from Deans via boggy path in places. The bridge was down at Corneyflat brook but able to cross further down. Could be problem after heavy rain. The path joins the drive down to Calva Hall but no one around. Started to cross "No Access over Packhorse bridge and got called back by a farm worker. After friendly chat, permission was given with directions. Follow wide tracks and over a barbed wire fence. The pillar sits between two bw fences. Strongly recommend asking for permission.

Good condition 2018-05-07 16:50 - TP2949 (Eaglesfield)

FB Number: S5768   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Took left hand gate and up field. There is a stone plaque to a local farmer.

Good condition 2018-05-07 16:11 - TP2985 (East House)

FB Number: S5684   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked by deserted Scales Farm and followed boggy path and field boundaries to the pillar.

Good condition 2018-05-07 14:30 - TP4421 (Ling Fell)

FB Number: S5771   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked by gate NY185292 and followed well used footpath to the pillar. Cracking views today.

Good condition 2018-04-15 11:43 - TP1334 (Berry Head)

FB Number: S3520   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

First purple pillar found whilst doing a circular from Brixham.

Slightly damaged 2018-04-14 15:15 - TP2717 (Daison Rock)

FB Number: S4294   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Quite a long walk from Tor Hill for this one. No one in at the Hollow. Impressive drop off edge of quarry. Now for the bus back to Torquay and a well earned pint. Five trigs and four buses accompanied by rams for an unusual day's trigging.


Good condition 2018-04-14 14:00 - TP6529 (Tor Hill)

FB Number: S4291   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

We got a bit lost walking here from town. No one in at number 7, still looks like builders yard. Now for a longish walk to Daison Rock.

Good condition 2018-04-14 12:41 - TP6711 (Walls Hill)

FB Number: S4295   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Walked along the SWCP from Petit Tor. Found after much firkling in the gorse and now cleared to expose the pillar. Hard to find despite being so close to the pillar. Should be easier for the next trigger. Off to catch the bus back to Torquay and then another bus for Tor Hill and Daison Rock.

Good condition 2018-04-14 11:50 - TP5430 (Petit Tor)

FB Number: S4293   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Walked to here from Easterfield. Accessed via hole in hedge and careful ascent. Very good views.

Good condition 2018-04-14 10:10 - TP3009 (Easterfield)

FB Number: S4290   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Accompanied by rams, we caught a bus from Torquay for a day's trigging starting from Paver Road and took the Easterfield Lane path. over gate opposite the pillar. No golfers on a foggy morning.

Good condition 2017-12-16 11:58 - TP4600 (Madge Hill)

FB Number: S2274   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Revisited after 141/2 years for a photograph. A good walk from Kirk Ireton via Hognaston and Atlow. Also passed close by the Mountain pillar 91/2 years after last visit.

My companions on a wintry day

Good condition 2017-11-21 12:54 - TP1392 (Birstall Hill)

FB Number: S4884   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

A grand day out! We crossed the ditch and up on to the bank. After chopping away some nettles, the top of the pillar was revealed which is level with the bank top. To read the flush bracket number meant dropping down off the pillar top, I think this might be a first. The pillar is well protected by the band and hopefully will stay this way. On leaving the pillar, we walked along the top and out on to the road at the far end. For future visitors, doing this in reverse would avoid the ditch and brambles. Thanks to What's the Point for organising bus times etc. for a most unusual trig trip.

Looking down on the trig top
What's the Point at work

Slightly damaged 2017-10-02 13:00 - TP1839 (Cader Idris)

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

Ascended from the car park at Minffordd and had reasonable weather apart from the very windy summit. Descended via a fairly well defined but unmarked on the map path. Last climbed around the mid seventies but don't recall a roof on the shed. Very hard on my knees on the descent but still a great walk. Very few people around today., Does anyone know when and why the flush bracket was removed?


Moved 2017-09-16 13:38 - TP3745 (Heron Wood)

FB Number: S2007   Condition: Moved   Score: 5/10

Passed this one whilst out with my walking group, the East Staffordshire Ramblers and noticed it had been uplifted and placed upright by the gate. If I had been alone, I would have asked the farmer when it had been lifted, why and what , if anything he planned to do with it. Alas, the ramblers are not that interested in pillars so I was unable to make enquiries.

In its new home?

Slightly damaged 2017-08-18 14:12 - TP5747 (Round Hill)

FB Number: S5029   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Parked at Chacely Hole farm/caravan site and took the path to the pillar. Had a chat with the friendly farmer and his son and met a very friendly young sheep!

Slightly damaged 2017-08-18 13:27 - TP3416 (Corse Wood Hill)

FB Number: S5023   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Parked on B4211 and followed bridleway to a junction of paths. A track leads uphill and through a gap into a field. Cross the wall over a fence by a tree into the field with the pillar.

Good condition 2017-08-07 10:58 - TP1435 (Blacka Plantation)

FB Number: S4136   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked on Whitelow Lane by New Whitelow Farm and asked for permission. We went through a roadside gate a few yards west of the farm, across a large field to a gate in the top right hand corner and over another gate to the visible pillar. Again, very good all round views today. The farm building is vey well maintained and I would advise to ask for permission.

Good condition 2017-08-07 10:26 - TP5685 (Ringinglow)

FB Number: S2153   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked on Ringinglow Road by Firs Farm and followed footpath due south as per Downfaller. The pillar is over a wall but access is easy. Very good all round views today. This route looks a lot shorter than going through the woods.


Good condition 2017-05-17 14:13 - TP4130 (Jardens)

FB Number: S6477   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Park just off road and short walk to the pillar. The tatty-looking gate seems to have been replaced by a wire fence.

Good condition 2017-05-17 11:00 - TP5305 (Park Fell)

FB Number: S6576   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Walked up bridleway from A686 and left up a rough track to its end. Turn right by the remains of a wall and head north east to the pillar. Very good all round views today.

Good condition 2017-05-16 13:31 - TP5324 (Pasturehouse Farm)

FB Number: S6113   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

More low cloud, wind and drizzle up and down to the pillar. I followed the quad bike track as far as a gate and turned left along a fence, over fence and headed across the heather in the general direction of the pillar via a large cairn. I am sure this would have been easier in better visibility and I would have given a higher mark. On my return, I noticed a small footbridge on the right and a green lane marker. This may give better and shorter access to the pillar. Given the conditions, I saw no sign of a quad bike track to the pillar.

Good condition 2017-05-16 10:55 - TP1407 (Black Fell)

FB Number: S6373   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Set off in low cloud and drizzle from the quarry car park all the way to the pillar and back. Would be good views on a clear day. Still quite boggy in places despite recent low rainfall.


Good condition 2017-05-15 13:40 - TP5832 (Scales Moor)

FB Number: S6997   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Park in gateway and short ascent to the pillar.

Good condition 2017-05-15 12:48 - TP4694 (Maughonby Farm)

FB Number: S7023   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Drove to the farm and asked permission. The farmer's wife seemed a bit puzzled but let me explore. Although very near, it took a bit of finding. A lot of moss and the flush bracket is obscured by branches. I would have cleaned it up a bit but thought better due to being so close to the farmhouse. I was met by the lady on my return and showed her the photograph. Neither her husband and sister denied there was a pillar on site! I wonder what they thought when she told them?

Could do with a clean up.

Good condition 2017-05-15 11:42 - TP5752 (Roundthorn)

FB Number: S6476   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Accessed through Cow Raik quarry and two barbed wire fences into the wood. Hardly any views.

Good condition 2017-04-25 11:38 - TP0965 (Baggy Point)

FB Number: S5686   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

WAlked up from Croyde along SWCP on a lovely sunny day. Access to pillar requires some agility to climb the wall and avoid electric fence. Would have given higher mark but for the wall.

Slightly damaged 2017-04-24 10:25 - TP3000 (Eastacott Hill)

FB Number: S1601   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Accessed from Challacombe Hill. The pillar is leaning quite markedly in two directions.

Good condition 2017-04-23 12:03 - TP1821 (Butter Hill)

FB Number: S5435   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Done on a circular route from Lyn mouth via Watersmeet and the church. Good all round views.

Good condition 2017-04-22 15:38 - TP3827 (Higher Slade)

FB Number: S5167   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Fairly easy to find at this time of year. Not as overgrown as expected as last visit was quite a while back.

Slightly damaged 2016-10-11 12:42 - TP2095 (Cefn-Yr-Ogof)

FB Number: S3550   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Took a while to get to this one. Parked by a gate on the road towards Rhyd-y-foel from the A547 and followed paths and tracks in a general North West and uphill direction and then headed east. Could not find a way up when heading west initially. Good views to round off a ramblers holiday with the East Staffordshire Ramblers and 16 trigs as a bonus to the walks. Note, only two of us are triggers and are regarded as slightly eccentric, so nothing new there!

Good condition 2016-10-11 11:48 - TP2094 (Cefn-Y-Ffynnon)

FB Number: S7332   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked on Groes Road and short trip to the pillar.

Good condition 2016-10-11 10:52 - TP1732 (Bryn Euryn)

FB Number: S7330   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked on Rhos Road and followed tracks to the pillar. Again, excellent all round views.

Good condition 2016-10-11 09:39 - TP1736 (Bryn Iocyn)

FB Number: S7339   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Drove up the track to the farm. Asked for permission but no one around. Over a couple of fences and up the hill to the pillar. Very good views on the third of three successive beautiful days in Wales!

Good condition 2016-10-10 17:19 - TP1740 (Bryniau)

FB Number: S7304   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

First tried by going into derelict hospital grounds with no success. Parked on the road by a footpath entrance and walked down a walled path. There is a fixed metal gate in the wall and gives access to the golf course. There were no golfers around at time of visit but the course is very exposed.


Good condition 2016-10-10 16:31 - TP5415 (Pen-Y-Graig)

FB Number: S7303   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Parked by entrance to a track and followed this to Pen-Y-Graig house which appears to up for sale at time of visit. Knocked on the door but no one around. Continued through the garden, and up into woods. Vey limited views.


Good condition 2016-10-10 15:52 - TP6628 (Twt Hill)

FB Number: S7216   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Had a lot of trouble locating the road to the church from the town's main roads. Well worth the effort for the views.

Good condition 2016-10-09 14:33 - TP3208 (Porthamel)

FB Number: 10345   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easily seen from road but an absolute pig of a fence to climb over where there is a hedge gap Further down the road, access and exit is little easier. Last one of nine today. Why does the last one often seem to be worst to get to?


Good condition 2016-10-09 13:14 - TP0770 (Aberffraw)

FB Number: S7328   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Nipped over fence from picnic site and then had our lunch. Tremendous all round views on a beautiful day. It does not get much better than this and makes up for all the firkling about in hawthorn bushes etc.


Good condition 2016-10-09 13:14 - TP5368 (Pendefig)

FB Number: S7307   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy find in field.

Good condition 2016-10-09 12:45 - TP0170 (Hermon)

FB Number: S7294   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

The owner of number 2 was cutting his grass and readily gave us his permission. The dog was noisy but retreated into the house after a short while.


Good condition 2016-10-09 12:11 - TP2090 (Cefn-Cwmmwd)

FB Number: S7320   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

When we once got the right field, the pillar is easy to see when close to it. Some serious lopping/pruning has been done previously to expose the flush bracket, although the rest of the pillar is still obscured.

Good condition 2016-10-09 11:27 - TP3559 (Hafod)

FB Number: S7315   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Pillar is in hedge on left hand side of drive. Gave it a little light pruning.

Good condition 2016-10-09 10:51 - TP5664 (Rhuddlan Fawr)

FB Number: S7311   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked by gateway to a footpath through what appeared to be a large garden and through a waymarked small green gate. Once out of sight, head directly up hill to the pillar. We could see no traces of maintenance vehicle tracks to the mast . Excellent views on a sunny day.


Good condition 2016-10-09 09:53 - TP5024 (Mynydd Llwydiarth)

FB Number: S7329   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Parked at gateway to footpath and followed tracks. The pillar sits atop a wooded mound. Limited views.

Good condition 2016-10-09 09:25 - TP5383 (Penmynydd)

FB Number: S7256   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Road side on minor road ne of Penmynydd.


Good condition 2016-08-22 14:15 - TP0916 (Aston Grove)

FB Number: S4973   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

I parked on Wood Lane and followed the Arden Way into the wood. A short, steep ascent through the trees gives access to the pillar. I did some light pruning to enable the pillar to be seen more easily.

Slightly damaged 2016-08-22 12:42 - TP4245 (Kinwarton)

FB Number: S5506   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

I managed to park off the A4089 right by the footpath entrance for a quick visit to the pillar.


Good condition 2016-08-22 11:43 - TP5260 (Oversley)

FB Number: S4979   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

I parked in Exhall and followed the Arden Way and went South West at the junction of paths. I approached the pillar southwards via two barbed wire fences. The sheep did not seem to mind.


Moved 2016-08-22 10:17 - TP5422 (Peopleton)

FB Number: S3843   Condition: Moved   Score: 2/10

I drove up the track and parked opposite the footpath. As reported by previous triggers, the pillar is off the track just past a pile of farm rubble and down by a gate. The spider is still present.


Good condition 2016-08-19 16:17 - TP6016 (Sledge Green)

FB Number: S5021   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked on large pull in just west after passing under the M50 and followed the footpath from Horse Bridge. There does not seem to be any obvious path when out into open fields. I followed it using gps but crossed two barbed wire fences to make a direct ascent. Crops in field but the pillar is close to the edge.

Good condition 2016-08-19 15:30 - TP3558 (Haffield Bank)

FB Number: S7274   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked opposite The Vineyard, short walk back up the road, over gate and up the bank. Tbase of the pillar is very exposed.


Good condition 2016-08-19 14:32 - TP2127 (Chase End)

FB Number: S5030   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked on large grass verge and followed footpath up a short, steep ascent to the pillar. Would have given full marks for all round views but slightly hazy today.

Slightly damaged 2016-07-04 14:46 - TP3737 (Hensbarrow)

FB Number: S1736   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Parked in layby on opposite side of road and followed footpath to pillar. The pillar now has a gleaming coat of white paint and is just below a stone triangular pillar with a letter "T" on it. Superb views today.

Very smart in new coat

Good condition 2016-07-04 13:26 - TP1253 (Belowda Beacon)

FB Number: S7761   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked in layby opposite a footpath. Up the farm track, up short but steep brambly bank, down and over awkward barbed wire fence. Keep wall on left and on to the pillar Not sure what the four threaded bolts were used for. Very good all round views today

Good condition 2016-07-02 11:07 - TP0746 (St Agnes Beacon)

FB Number: S1737   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Walked up from car park on Beacon Drive.

Good condition 2016-06-30 13:40 - TP4337 (Lands End)

FB Number: S8142   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Last here in 1980 on a Burton-John o' Groats-Land End- Burton sponsored Papworth Hospital Charity "weekend drive". It's changed a lot (worse?) since then.

Good condition 2016-06-30 11:43 - TP0009 (Bartinney)

FB Number: S1706   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

After a lot of driving down narrow lanes (again!), I parked at Higher Numphra farm. Up the road and took second path on rhs. There is a well used path with a junction of paths marked on the OS map but they have completely disappeared. I kept on the path to a pair of stone posts and left over a low wall. By keeping on this path, I arrived at the pillar. According to my gps, none of this path existed! Rewarded with very good views.

Good condition 2016-06-29 15:15 - TP6575 (Trelill Beacon)

FB Number: S7927   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

I parked in Trelill by the phone box, crossed the road and up three fields by gates. On a mound and surrounded by a lot of prickly/ brambly undergrowth.

Good condition 2016-06-29 12:12 - TP5395 (Pentire Head)

FB Number: S7923   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Circular walk from Lundy Bay car park.


Good condition 2016-05-10 14:55 - TP4554 (Low Abbey)

FB Number: 10737   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Drove up the concrete track to the cottages and asked the farmer for permission. Go past the large white caravan, through the gate and left along the field boundary to the pillar. Strange clamps keeping the poor old pillar a prisoner.

Good condition 2016-05-10 14:22 - TP1648 (Broad Lea)

FB Number: 10743   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

The footpath was very boggy in just a couple of places. The flush bracket was covered in dried on slurry and the farmer's tractor was muck spreading and getting ever nearer. Time for a sharp exit.

Good condition 2016-05-10 14:19 - TP4987 (Murton Pike)

FB Number: 10806   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked in Murton car park and ascended via Sweety Briggs to the summit where the wind was so strong that I could hardly stand up. I descended on the access path to Trondale Gill and High Clints.

Good condition 2016-05-09 16:31 - TP4131 (Jerusalem)

FB Number: 10741   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Thought I would be clever and parked inside the gateway and followed the bridleway but not advised at this time of day! Met the farmer in his tractor who said he would be locking a centre post in the gate entrance due to having had 200 ewes stolen recently. He assured me my MINI would be able to get out between the stone wall and the post. I duly returned having taken the route followed by others and sure enough the post had been locked in place. By folding the nearside mirror in , I just managed to get out.

Good condition 2016-05-09 15:51 - TP4695 (Maulds Meaburn Moor)

FB Number: 10414   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

The fields were dry today.

Good condition 2016-05-09 14:28 - TP5592 (Ravensworth Fell)

FB Number: 10793   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Took the same route as catman on a glorious sunny day. Fantastic all round views, one of the best for some time

Good condition 2016-05-09 13:10 - TP6985 (Windrigg Hill)

FB Number: 10689   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked by gate and kept to east side of wall

Good condition 2016-04-16 14:17 - TP6843 (Weston)

FB Number: S3926   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Collected on a walk from Seaton to Sidmouth. The field adjacent to the SWCP is fenced off and topped with barbed wire. I climbed over to access the field with pillar. If approaching from the West, there is a (newish) stile giving access to the pillar. An interesting location and plaque.

Good condition 2016-04-15 13:57 - TP6804 (West Down Beacon)

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

Done on a walk from Exmouth to Buddleigh Salterton and back.

Good condition 2016-04-14 12:29 - TP6351 (The Beacon)

FB Number: S3527   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Collected on a walk from Maidencombe to Dawlish via Teignmouth. Base is very exposed and a little tricky to stand on it. The views were superb today.

Good condition 2016-01-27 11:13 - TP0712 (Wrekin)

FB Number: 2980   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Walked from Wellington on a 9 mile "All around the Wrekin" walk. Very blustery on the top.

Good condition 2015-11-15 13:28 - TP4484 (Llan-Wen Hill)

FB Number: S5202   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

I got this one whilst visiting The Spaceguard Observatory.

Good condition 2015-11-13 15:31 - TP3630 (Harleys Knob)

FB Number: S7903   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Walked from Presteigne via Warden Road and took bridleway and short ascent to the pillar. Returned through the wood and along Slough Road as the light was fading. Very good all round views.

Slightly damaged 2015-10-19 15:35 - TP3283 (Gables)

FB Number: S3425   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Parked on The Windmill Hill and followed the footpath.

Good condition 2015-10-19 14:46 - TP3975 (Hollyberry End)

FB Number: S3086   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked in convenient gateway opposite Shaft Lane and followed footpath through the woods and across two fields. The pillar is located in hedge and needed a bit of pruning. There might be a shorter way from the road but do not know what parking would be like.

Post Pruning

Good condition 2015-10-02 13:35 - TP4134 (Jodrell Bank)

FB Number: S4227   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Followed the last two visitors' route with no problem. The farmers were very friendly and even showed me the way. There is a convenient rusted pole to assist access over into the grounds.

Good condition 2015-10-02 12:46 - TP1646 (Broad Hill)

FB Number: S2733   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on grass verge by Paradise cottage and walked up Trap Street to the junction. Walked up the farm track to Welltrough Farm and a tractor driver told me its location. There was no one at the farm to ask for permission. It is by a telegraph pole near a small group of trees.


Good condition 2015-10-02 11:52 - TP5814 (Sandy Lane)

FB Number: S2648   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

This one looked a doddle but the field crop was now about seven feet high since the last visit. I managed to walk through it with very little crop damage and eventually found it still encased in barbed wire. There appears to be new house building in the near distance. Not the best time to visit.

Toppled 2015-10-02 10:57 - TP2109 (Chance Hall)

FB Number: S2665   Condition: Toppled   Score: 6/10

Parked at entrance to Higher Smallwood Farm and walked up the drive and path. I climbed over two barbed wire fences by a tree to access the field. Head for the pylon and there she lies. Note, if parking as I did, park well into the edge as for some reason there were a number of bin lorries going up and down the track today. The main track is driveable to cut down the walking but you may meet a lorry!

Good condition 2015-09-19 15:37 - TP2800 (Doe Hill)

FB Number: S5001   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Parked by the disused Punch Bowl pub on the B6423 and walked up Shire Lane to a well hidden stile on the left. The all round views today were superb.

Good condition 2015-09-18 11:30 - TP3021 (Edenholme)

FB Number: S4340   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Drove up the bridleway to the stile, across the field and over a barbed wire fence.Pillar has a distinct lean to it.

Good condition 2015-05-30 13:33 - TP5712 (Rod Moor)

FB Number: S2299   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Got this one on a 12 mile walk from Denis Knoll near Stanage Edge with members of East Staffordshire Ramblers. Followed the footpath accompanied by barking hound who was on the other side of the fence. We stopped and had a chat with two ladies one of whom gave us direct instructions to the pillar. Neither of the two were indignant and were quite pleasant and chatty. On asking about the cemetery, I was told that it is now deconsecrated and there are no bodies remaining. There has been a lot of vandalism and the druggies have also been using it. She told me that the cemetery was built by a member of the Bright family and there is currently an ongoing court case regarding its future. On leaving the footpath, head east across scrub , bilberry bushes and through a broken down wall to the pillar. some traces of white paint remain and the views today were excellent.

Good condition 2015-05-06 12:44 - TP3422 (Gowbarrow Fell)

FB Number: 10790   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Walked from Airra Force car park. Although the path heading due east is unmarked on the OS map, it is visible and ascends quite steeply in parts and follows to the right of a wall. The pillar even has a diverted path to it. This is a cracking little walk of 4.5 miles with some fine views overlooking Ullswater.

Good condition 2015-05-04 15:59 - TP3784 (High Dykes)

FB Number: S6995   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Like others, parked by Honey cottage and short walk to the pillar.

Good condition 2015-05-04 14:59 - TP4087 (Hutton Bank)

FB Number: S6994   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked off road to the south and followed hedge line and bear left towards transmitter. "Good" views of Skelton transmitting station!

Good condition 2015-05-04 13:46 - TP5740 (Rosley Reservoir)

FB Number: S6947   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Over gate from footpath to a gate in top right hand corner. Through wood and over three barbed wire fences. A gate gives access to the disused reservoir compound.

Good condition 2015-05-04 13:09 - TP6745 (Warnell Fell)

FB Number: S7022   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked on "No through road". Walked back up the main road and took the footpath by the construction site. A small gate leads to the pillar.

Good condition 2015-05-04 12:29 - TP3753 (Hewer Hill Quarry)

FB Number: S7000   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Footpath through the wood and round the quarry to the pillar.

Good condition 2015-05-04 12:08 - TP4042 (How Hill)

FB Number: S6996   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Easy access from track to the mast and outstanding views today with snow caps on the distant peaks.

Good condition 2015-05-04 11:32 - TP3514 (Greystoke Park)

FB Number: S6953   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Took the path from the car park and in to the quarry. Had similar experience as Walker Dan, could see the pillar from the quarry top but access looked awkward. Retraced steps and went to right of quarry and a local pointed out a way. A short way along is a broken down wall on the left with a fallen tree by it. Over the wall and bear right to the pillar. Average views today and agree with the polyfilla comments.


Good condition 2015-05-03 16:06 - TP4447 (Little Mell Fell)

FB Number: S6992   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Parked on road and up the short and steep ascent to the pillar. Cracking views today as the rain has stopped now.

Good condition 2015-05-03 14:53 - TP5940 (Sheriffs Park)

FB Number: 10416   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Parked in handy gateway, through the wood to the pillar which is by a wall. Limited views.

Slightly damaged 2015-04-13 14:56 - TP1049 (Barr Beacon Resr)

FB Number: S2314   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

I first visited this one, unsuccessfully in March 2008 and as I was in the area, decided to have another attempt. Thanks go to trig-man's excellent directions and this time I was successful. The best point of access is right where the wall starts, you can get a leg up from the fence on to the wall. Fortunately, there were no water board workers around. It would be wise to check this out before attempting access.

Good condition 2015-04-13 14:09 - TP5811 (Sandwell Park Golf Course)

FB Number: S3148   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Followed route taken by yukin61, thanks and no problem but it could be a tight squeeze between gate and post for the trigger of larger proportions. This route also avoids going on to the golf course.

Good condition 2015-03-25 14:35 - TP0768 (Abbotsbury Castle)

FB Number: S5769   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

3/3 From Beacon Knap via West Bexington. Excellent all round views on a 10.5 walk.

Good condition 2015-03-25 13:09 - TP1111 (Beacon Knap)

FB Number: S5886   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

2/3 Pillar is located between two hedges and access is best from the field side. Fortunately, most of the branches etc., could be broken off to allow access. Now off to Abbotsbury for the last one today. Looks like we made access easier for later visitors.

Good condition 2015-03-25 10:46 - TP5162 (North Hill)

FB Number: S5986   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

1/3 today starting out from Burton Bradstock. Followed footpath North and headed West. Very good views.

Good condition 2015-03-24 13:57 - TP3399 (Golden Cap)

FB Number: S3752   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

What a contrast after Lyme Regis Golf Links! Cracking views on long walk from Lyme Regis to Bridport. There is a small padlock through one of the hooks. I visited this one in July 1994 but was not trigging at the time.

Good condition 2015-03-24 11:16 - TP4590 (Lyme Regis Golf Links)

FB Number: S3728   Condition: Good   Score: 1/10

Buried in hedge, no views.

Good condition 2015-03-23 14:06 - TP6889 (White Horse Hill)

FB Number: S6005   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked from Elwell via Osmington and on to Weymouth.


Good condition 2014-12-31 11:31 - TP6839 (Westfield)

FB Number: S6884   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked by the tumble down green gate and followed the hedge line. Pritch 227 is quite correct in that the pillar is reasonably visible now. If I had not left my secateurs in the car, I would have pruned back the vegetation.

Good condition 2014-12-31 10:30 - TP5836 (Scarborough Road Resr)

FB Number: S6333   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Lay by very quiet today. Like others have said, not worth trying to get in as a good photograrh can easily be obtained.

Good condition 2014-12-28 14:22 - TP3194 (Flamborough)

FB Number: S6327   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Bagged on the way back to Flamborough after a good walk from Buckton. No golfers here today. A really good walking day and hard to believe I had to clear snow and ice from my drive at home before driving to Flamborough. This is my 500th trig point and a nice one at that.

My 500th pillar

Good condition 2014-12-28 11:15 - TP0752 (Buckton Cliffs)

FB Number: S6326   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked from Bempton, (note the RSPB reserve is closed until April for a million pound refurbishment) on very cold but bright sunny day. Now going back to Bempton, North Landing and Flamborough Head for the next pillar.

Good condition 2014-10-07 11:27 - TP6321 (Target Plantation)

FB Number: S3547   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Done on a medium walk from Rothbury. Good views. I am not saluting as appears in the photograph!

Our esteemed walk leader

Slightly damaged 2014-09-16 15:20 - TP3060 (Emlin Ridge)

FB Number: S4157   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Visited on the return journey from Snailsden. Parked on the Strines road a short way before the bend and followed the CYCLIST'S route as he was with me! Good views on the day.

Good condition 2014-09-16 14:29 - TP0526 (Broomhead Moor)

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

Visited en route from Snailsden to Emlin Ridge

Good condition 2014-09-16 11:02 - TP2744 (Dead Edge End)

FB Number: S1779   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Followed the route out of Keith Steven's book and was accompanied by Wilf aka the CYCLIST. Parked on the Dunford Bridge road off the A628 in cloudy conditions. These lifted within minutes and visibility improved markedly. The directions were very clear and the pillar was reached within forty minutes. Now off to Snailsden and a new one for the Cyclist. The views were very good on a sunny day.

Good condition 2014-08-18 15:02 - TP5678 (Ridgeway)

FB Number: S4974   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

As other visitors, took the path to the right of number 80 and over a rusty gate into a small paddock. As others have mentioned, this path is not marked on the 1:25000 map but does seem to be well used.

Slightly damaged 2014-08-18 14:22 - TP3919 (Hill Top)

FB Number: S3845   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Parked on the cul de sac Littleworth Lane and followed the path up through the wood to the pillar.

Good condition 2014-08-18 13:43 - TP4776 (Mere Court)

FB Number: S3820   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on the road to the north by a gate with just enough room to park and followed the path due south and then east. The footpath fingerpost had fallen down in the field and it is not easy to locate access as previously reported. Note, access invoves driving through a number of fords so access could be tricky after heavy rain.

Good condition 2014-08-18 12:34 - TP2231 (Climers Hill)

FB Number: S3842   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on Netherwood Lane and followed the footpath, through the kissing gate and turned right. The pillar was just inside a crop of sweetcorn which does not appear on previous logs.

Good condition 2014-08-18 11:30 - TP3845 (Hill Barn)

FB Number: S3836   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked on road to the North and followed the footpath, through a gap and followed the tractor tracks to the pillar. On return. I kept to the field edge which was easier.

Slightly damaged 2014-08-18 10:48 - TP4105 (Inkberrow)

FB Number: S3865   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Parked on Stonepit Lane and asked at the Corner House for permission only to be told the land did not belong to him. I thus walked through the paddock and to the Tower and pillar. Good views.

Good condition 2014-08-18 10:04 - TP4565 (Lower Farm Throckmorton)

FB Number: S3962   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Another year on, another Pershore Jazz Festival and another attempt. I visited on Friday August 16th and entered the field containing two very attentive horses. I walked along the lower edge of the field to and through a gate, up through a small wood and struggled over a wooden spikey fence onto the air field. I located the pillar after hacking away the brambles only to find myself on the "wrong" side of the pillar but managed to to get a photograph. On returning, I realised I had passed the pillar which was at the top of the field next to a disused ladder stile. I had been so distracted by the horses that I missed it and made a lot of unnecessary hard work for myself. I decided that on my return from Pershore that I would have another go and get more photographs by going up to the field top. The horses were even more attentive this time but I was succesful despite several tons of horseflesh breathing down my neck and nearly getting my rucksack eaten. A warning, if you are intimidated/afraid of horses, do not attempt this one. I parked at the entrance to Throckmorton Court.

Good condition 2014-08-16 16:37 - TP5939 (Sheriffs Lench Farm)

FB Number: S3801   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked off road by Poplars Farm Cottage and followed the Wychavon Way in a South Westerly direction. I turned left up a field edge and headed right, keeping to the right of the mast. No problems with rape, the pillar was completely exposed. After my previous attempt at Throckmorton, this was relatively easy1

Good condition 2014-06-30 12:43 - TP2664 (Crutch Hill)

FB Number: S3840   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked in entrance marked 1 2 3 units and walked back up the road. Over the gate and up to a small wooded clump of trees with resting sheep around the pillar.

Slightly damaged 2014-06-30 11:57 - TP5112 (Newland Farm)

FB Number: S3833   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Parked on lane to the North by the stile and followed the hedge line. The pillar took quite a bit of finding as it has become hidden by vegetation, quite remarkable since Spunky Spider's photo in April. I soon had it spruced up with pruning knife and secateurs though.

Good condition 2014-06-30 11:06 - TP5985 (Sinton Farm)

FB Number: S3831   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on minor road south of Brickhouse Farm near to the stile and followed the tractor tracks as the crop was abut two feet high.

Good condition 2014-06-30 10:21 - TP2193 (Claines)

FB Number: S3825   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Followed caroleengel's route, but the pillar is becoming covered in more vegetation. On clearing this, there was a dead magpie at the base!

Good condition 2014-06-30 09:14 - TP3047 (Elm Bank)

FB Number: S3791   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

First of five today on my return from Upton Jazz Festival. Many dogs and their owners seem to use the trig's surrounding area for exercise.

Good condition 2014-06-27 11:13 - TP2308 (Cobley Hill Farm)

FB Number: S5503   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Climbed over a gate to access this one. The top rhs of the gate on entry, does not have any barbed wire. Still quite a lot of white paint on the grass around the base of this immaculate pillar.

Good condition 2014-06-20 15:28 - TP0897 (Ashby Grange)

FB Number: S4993   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked by green barrier and began a long search for the pillar as it was competely invisible in the hedgerow even with the correcct grid refence. I eventually found it with the help a pruning knife and managed to completely expose the front and top of the pillar. Pity I didn't take a "before" as well as an "after" photograpp.

After much pruning, here it is.

Good condition 2014-06-20 14:06 - TP3198 (Flecknoe)

FB Number: S2355   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked in Vicarage Road and followed this to a path round the edge of a corn field to the North of the pillar. I managed to find a gap in the dense hedge and over a barbed wire fence and straight up the hill to the pillar. This is not the best route and would be better accessed from the path to the South of the pillar. Again, excellent views on an increasingly hotter day.


Good condition 2014-06-20 13:00 - TP3254 (Fox Hill)

FB Number: S2356   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Made a real meal of this one! Drove up Jubilee Avenue which is due south of Lower Shuckborough off the A425 and had to open and close four gates on the way up. I parked opposite the footpath which led directly to the pillar. Very good views but not much white paint left on the pillar. Oh, I also had to open and close the four gates on the way down, ho hum.


Good condition 2014-06-20 11:54 - TP3738 (Hensborough Hill)

FB Number: S2359   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Walked past the sailing club and followed a Hensborough Hill signed footpath. Excellent all round views.

Good condition 2014-06-20 10:53 - TP1618 (Bretford)

FB Number: S2360   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked in pub car park and followed footpath past the village hall. The crop was ony a foot high so pillar was easily found without crop damage. Good views on a warm day.

Good condition 2014-04-11 15:23 - TP0900 (Ashfields)

FB Number: S4739   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Drove up the track and then walked to pillar via a detachable electric fence cable. The pillar is surrounded by lots of boggy/muddy ground. Although fairly dry today, this could be a real quagmire after rain.

Good condition 2014-04-11 14:22 - TP4164 (Kenstone Hill)

FB Number: S3096   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked off road on Clays Lane directly opposite the pillar. Over a rusty gate and head due East towards a telegraph pole on the skyline. This will bring you straight to the pillar. Sounds simple but there is a very steep ascent through the woods and lots of brambles. I wore gloves and used a pruning knife to get to the top. Once there, the pillar is a few yards away, offers superb all round views and well worth the effort. As a belated footnote, I also met the gamekeeper on my return who told me I was on private land. I explained why I was there and he seemed ok.

Good condition 2014-04-11 13:13 - TP1481 (Blakeley Hill)

FB Number: S3119   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Managed to park off the lane right by the footpath which led directly to the pillar which is opposite a small hut. Unlike some of the previous visitors, the conditions today made this one very easy.

Good condition 2014-04-11 12:35 - TP2454 (Cotwall)

FB Number: S1921   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

The lady owner of Lilac Cottage Kennels and Cattery was just pulling in as I was passing. Permission and directions readily given by her other half who was very disparaging about GPS devices. Up along field boundary to end of trees and bear right. The flush bracket is visible from the other side of the wire fence. As noted previously, the pillar is not marked on my 1:50000 map card in my GPS either.


Good condition 2014-04-11 11:45 - TP5204 (Oakhouse Farm)

FB Number: S4740   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Took same route as Yukin 61 but went straight up field boundary to the pillar. Did a bit of "gardening" to reveal the flush bracket. Easy find at this time of year


Good condition 2014-03-14 14:35 - TP7100 (Yelvertoft)

FB Number: S4920   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

The footpath opposite the school now seems to be impassable despite the footpath sign and I was immediately met by a large horse. Unfortunately, there were no natives to ask about it.I walked up the bridleway/lane past Glebe farm and through a gate and down the field out of sight of the farm. Turn right through two gates at the bottom of the field keeping the wind turbines on your left and head North West. There are no paths but the ground was fairly dry at time of visit. When once spotted, the pillar is easily reached. This was quite a long trek and I would be interested if the next visitor can access the more direct path

Good condition 2014-03-14 13:33 - TP0256 (Cold Ashby)

FB Number: S1534   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked by the double gates and short walk to the first triangulation pillar.

Good condition 2014-03-14 12:28 - TP2828 (Downton Hill)

FB Number: S4918   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked by a gate, up through the small copse and on to the pillar. The pillar is definitely upright, not toppled as recorded by the last two visitors. Good views on a sunny but hazy day.

Definitely upright!

Good condition 2014-03-14 11:42 - TP6701 (Walcotefield)

FB Number: S4878   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

It is possible to drive up the lane despite the "unsuitable for motors" sign to the gate close to the pillar. This is still quite visible thanks to trig-man's gardening efforts although the trig is partly sunken.

Damaged 2013-12-29 14:00 - TP2242 (Clougha Pike)

FB Number: S4999   Condition: Damaged   Score: 7/10

Returned from Mallowdale Pike and sufficient time to bag this one as well.The pillar top is damaged and the spider has gone. The photograph was taken from the opening in the wind shelter. I returned to Jubilee Tower CP and would advise others taking this route that it can be very boggy as I found out on the descent and went in over both boots! Good job it was not on the way up but the walk is 10 miles and very rewarding.

Good condition 2013-12-29 12:09 - TP0700 (Mallowdale Pike)

FB Number: 2981   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

A short distance from Wards Stone, although the path is hard to find at times. Excellent views on a sunny Winter's day.

Good condition 2013-12-29 11:56 - TP6740 (Wards Stone)

FB Number: S4996   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Accessed from Jubilee Tower CP along fence line and turn right on to Grit Fell. The path is fairly well defined but rocky and boggy. The "Christmas Tree" was photographed along the way. Now for the "long slog" to Mallowdale Pike!

Good condition 2013-12-29 10:02 - TP6823 (West View)

FB Number: S5336   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on Little Fell Road in small layby. A double strand barbed wire fence runs very close to the roadside wall but if you climb over the wall by the tree, there is only one strand to negotiate.

Another Island pillar!

Good condition 2013-12-28 13:11 - TP1673 (Brookholme)

FB Number: S5384   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked on wide downhill road just before sharp turn into Willow Lane. Follow footpath, over gate and up hill to the pillar.

Good condition 2013-12-28 11:44 - TP5604 (Red Bank)

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

Route taken as by J.A.K. Good views out over Morecambe Bay. The memorial in the field overlooking the bay was only unveiled two weeks ago and commemorates the cocklepickers who tragically lost their lives out on the sands.This was told to me by a gentleman who I met and had attended the unveiling.

Cocklepickers Memorial

Damaged 2013-12-28 10:41 - TP6542 (Torrisholme Barrow)

FB Number: S5369   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

Parked on Hexham Road and up the footpath with the cows showing no interest today. The pillar top is badly damaged and the spider has gone.

Good condition 2013-12-27 13:24 - TP1795 (Burrow Heights)

FB Number: S5337   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

Like previous visitors, took the footpath after parking a further bit back up the road.Pillar was surrounded by water and the wind so strong I could not get a photo of the flush bracket and it almost blew me over. Glad to see the back of this one.

Good condition 2013-11-10 15:35 - TP0724 (Malvern)

FB Number: 2974   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Walked from Great Malvern on a gloriously sunny day so lots of people, dogs and bikes about. Superb panoramic views.

Good condition 2013-11-09 12:05 - TP4362 (Lantridge Hill)

FB Number: S3800   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Collected this one on a walk from Great Malvern to the Three Kings beer festival at Hanley Castle. Followed the somewhat muddy footpath from the North. Looks as though the farmer has has been hedge flailing since the pillar is easily found in the hedge.

Good condition 2013-10-07 14:14 - TP4521 (Long Hill)

FB Number: S4976   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

9/9 Parked on Blue Lane and followed field edge. Limited views. The end of a day of varied access to pillars.

Good condition 2013-10-07 13:51 - TP1428 (Black Martin Hill)

FB Number: S5063   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

8/9 Parked on minor road to the SW and follwed the track. Good views.

Good condition 2013-10-07 13:09 - TP6694 (Waddon Hill)

FB Number: S5067   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

7/9 Parked on Darlingscote Road to the North and walked up to the farm. We met the farmer who was very helpful but would not want to get the wrong side of him. He offered us a route which went through a field of cows and bull followed by several electric fences. After more conversation, he then let us through the farm and an uphill track led straight to the pillar. He referred to an earlier visitor who had asked permission but painted the pillar with white paint. He would have liked to have been informed before the job was done. The farmer is quite friendly but be prepared to have a long conversation.

Good condition 2013-10-07 12:15 - TP2375 (Condicote)

FB Number: S5784   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

6/9 Parked off road and up the Ryknild way.

Damaged 2013-10-07 11:47 - TP7085 (Wyck Beacon)

FB Number: S1548   Condition: Damaged   Score: 5/10

5/9 Parked in gateway to a water tower and walked back along the road. Access was difficult over a barbed wire fence. The pillar sits atop a tumulus and views are limited. An easier access/ egress is over the fence by the Oxford Way as we found out!

Tomy Tucker now Rams

Good condition 2013-10-07 11:16 - TP2827 (Downs Barn)

FB Number: S6314   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

4/9 They don't get much easier than this one complete with off road parking.

Good condition 2013-10-07 10:47 - TP3696 (Hazleton)

FB Number: S2406   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

3/9 Parked on a minor road off the main road and walked on roadside footpath. Climbed over broken down wall into field. The pillar is easiy visible at this time of year.

Slightly damaged 2013-10-07 10:29 - TP3241 (Fosse Way)

FB Number: S6320   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

2/9 If the layby was a bit longer, you would not have to get out of the car. The frame and wreath are still there.

Good condition 2013-10-07 10:09 - TP2196 (Clapton)

FB Number: S5783   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

1/9 First today with Tomy Tucker on returning from an HF weekend in Bourton on the Water. Parked by the church and accessed the Monarch's Way, and over a gate to the pillar. Misty surroundings gave limited views.


Damaged 2013-09-23 15:37 - TP2487 (Crag Hill)

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

Done on the Coledale Horseshoe from Braithwaite to Grisedale Pike and on to Crag Hill. I would have given a higher score but for the cloud cover on a very hot and humid day. Noticeable damage on one lower corner.

Good condition 2013-08-19 13:25 - TP3956 (Hob Hill)

FB Number: S2333   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked in gateway directly opposite footpath to pillar.

Slightly damaged 2013-08-19 12:04 - TP6451 (Thornhill)

FB Number: S4980   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Parked in the gateway Northbound and walked back a short way to a gate/fence combination. The pillar has a crack running roud threequarters of it near the base.

Inaccessible 2013-08-19 10:25 - TP4565 (Lower Farm Throckmorton)

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

Nothing has changed since the last visit! I asked at the house next to the field as to possible access to the field and was told to ask at Throckmorton Court. The owners strongly advised against this as the four horses are thoroughbreds amd quite feisty. Access from the road directly opposite the pillar's location proved impossible due to a combination of thick vegetation and two fences including one with barbed wire. I thought access was possible from the airfield but locked gates and high fencing led me to concede defeat. If I had gone into the field , the thought of being accosted by several tons of horseflesh made no sese as the owner had said a visitor to the farm had ended up with a broken pelvis whilst legitimately inspecting the horses. Good luck to the next visitor.

Good condition 2013-08-19 09:46 - TP0818 (Allesborough)

FB Number: S3964   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked in Gig Lane Bridge right by the bridleway.Up the bridleway then bear left along field edge towards the masts, then across one field. Good views of the Malvern Hills in the distance.

Slightly damaged 2013-08-13 15:21 - TP6471 (Thurgarton Quarters)

FB Number: S4625   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

6/6 Drove doen the bridleway past Thurgarton Farm and parked by hedge gap. The pillar required a considerable amount of pruning with the secateurs. Average views.

Moved 2013-08-13 14:21 - TP3023 (Edingley)

FB Number: S4850   Condition: Moved   Score: 5/10

5/6 Met the "Lady of the Manor" who was just leaving and was readily granted access. She said that two of their dogs are buried next to the pillar. The pillar was brought to its resting place on a low loader ffrom its original site.

Good condition 2013-08-13 13:53 - TP4152 (Kelham Hills)

FB Number: S4837   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

4/6 Decided to have my sandwiches in the entrance to the reservoir when I was disturbed by a Severn Trent Water Board van. As he wanted to drive in, I pushed my luck and asked if it would be alright to photograph the pillar. After a short while he said yes and I got access. He said they did a weekly inspection of the fence, so others have been quite lucky.

Good condition 2013-08-13 13:10 - TP3485 (Green Ridges)

FB Number: S4640   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked in Winkburn Lane and a short walk through field to the pillar.

Good condition 2013-08-13 12:15 - TP2877 (Dukes Wood)

FB Number: S4885   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

2/6 Parked roadside at entrance to oilfield museum and followed the bridleway into the wood.This one took a bit of finding despite being close to the track and sits close to pheasant feeding statiom. No views.

Slightly damaged 2013-08-13 11:27 - TP4550 (Lound Wood)

FB Number: S4854   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

1/6 Parked by the entrance to Leyfields and found a wide gap in the hedge where you step over a large log. The pillar is right in the field corner and needed some pruning with the secateurs.

Damaged 2013-08-10 13:47 - TP6036 (Snailsden)

FB Number: S1780   Condition: Damaged   Score: 8/10

Done on a walk a Peak District Ranger from Hade Edge via Ramsden Clough and Harden Clough. Excellent all round views and baggged just before the start of the grouse season. We hade a quick detour to Hades. Revisited on 16/09/14 with the CYCLIST after visitig the Dead Edge End pillar. Again, Keith's route was very clear on what could be a tricky route. It did help that we could see the pillar in the distance on what was becoming a warm and sunny day.

Good condition 2013-07-09 18:07 - TP4377 (Laxton)

FB Number: S1567   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Last one for today and easily found off Acre Edge road outside the reservoir perimeter fence. An easy one to finish the day's trigging. Many thanks to Brian for doing the driving and all his preparation.

Good condition 2013-07-09 17:30 - TP4664 (Markham Clinton)

FB Number: S1860   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Drove up the track to save some time.

Good condition 2013-07-09 16:59 - TP1691 (Brotherwood Farm)

FB Number: S1865   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Drove up track from Church Lane. Reasonable views.

Good condition 2013-07-09 16:30 - TP0006 (Darlton)

FB Number: S4631   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy access from A6075 and up to gate at side of airstrip.

Good condition 2013-07-09 15:50 - TP6523 (Top Farm)

FB Number: S1866   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Another hedge!

Good condition 2013-07-09 15:49 - TP5639 (Retford Golf Course)

FB Number: S4906   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Parked in Rufford Avenue and followed the ROW. This one took a lot of finding despite advice from friendly golfers. WtP found it by crawling along the hedge and peering into it. A useful tip for future visitors , it is just to the left of an inspection cover and on the same side of the practice area and not the golf course. Extensive pruning needed!

Good condition 2013-07-09 14:31 - TP3571 (Hall Farm)

FB Number: S4830   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Parked in layby on London Avenue- A638. The pillar is roadside but in yet another hedge and required the secateurs again!

Good condition 2013-07-09 14:10 - TP3527 (Grove Kennels)

FB Number: S4834   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked off Grove Road a little way was west of pillar. Pillar is in hedge and a fair amount of vegetation was removed for the photograph.A bit of earth scraping gave a reasonable view of the sunken flush bracket number.

Good condition 2013-07-09 13:20 - TP5239 (Ordsall Hill)

FB Number: S4923   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Nothing to add apart form that I was "volunteered" to go first. If bully was present, it was too hot for him to show any interest in us. Just about to drive away as farmer arrived on his tractor.

Slightly damaged 2013-07-09 13:07 - TP5844 (Schrog Hill)

FB Number: S4805   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

At last, a pillar with reasonable views. A short walk into field from Cowsland Stripe. Have to agree the damage is very slight.

Good condition 2013-07-09 12:41 - TP5640 (Retford Sewage Works)

FB Number: S4845   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Park on Tiln Lane, over gate and a short walk throughh the wood to the pillar. Yet another quick trim!

Good condition 2013-07-09 12:16 - TP5492 (Pond Farm)

FB Number: S4896   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Easy find at the Idle Valley nature reserve, roadside on the A638. Another quick trim for the photograph.

Good condition 2013-07-09 11:53 - TP0947 (Babworth Farm)

FB Number: S4831   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Field boundary on Sutton Lane and on LHS of hedge. Aquick trim with the secateurs enabled a better photograph.

Good condition 2013-07-09 11:32 - TP5582 (Ranby)

FB Number: S1859   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Easily accessed from field entrance and adjacent to the prison wall amongst the conifers.

Toppled 2013-07-09 10:52 - TP5598 (Rayton Farm)

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

Kirstie Girl's directions were spot on. The damaged pillar presents a very sad sight. Excellent view of a singing yellowhammer on the wat to the pillar.

Good condition 2013-07-09 10:22 - TP4210 (Kilton Forest Farm)

FB Number: S4867   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Out with What's the Point on a very warm and sunny day. This was the first of many that required the secateurs. A pebble has been inserted in the sighting hole.

Good condition 2013-07-05 15:05 - TP5188 (Norwood)

FB Number: S1869   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Total nightmare at this time of year as the field was full of waist-high oil seed rape which at least was dry and there appeared to be no tractor tracks at all. I turned into the field from the footpath and approached the oak tree clockwise, big mistake! After reaching the pillar, I returned clockwise and the route was a little easier. Definitely one pillar which required a lot of effort on a very hot day and not reccommended at this time of year especially having now seen photos at other times!


Toppled 2013-07-05 14:45 - TP6922 (Whitwell)

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

Parked on the B6043 right by the footpath. A sad sight indeed and the wine bottle is also now in pieces.

Good condition 2013-07-05 12:25 - TP1561 (Bradmer)

FB Number: S1739   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

I asked at the tractor/haulage yard and was not only granted access but was actually escorted part of the way by a gentleman called Brian Dawson who knew exactly what I was looking for. I would reccommend future visitors to ask for him as he was very helpful. Not many pillars surrounded by three million pounds worth of agricultural machinery. The windmill tower is one of if not the oldest in Debyshire.

Good condition 2013-07-05 11:58 - TP3229 (Forest Hill)

FB Number: S1738   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked in "layby" right by the path into the wood, which has a "private, no access" sign. Although the pillar is close to the path, it is completely hidden and took me a long while to find it. Probably easier to find later in the year. Limited views.

Slightly damaged 2013-07-05 10:41 - TP7316 (Mansfield West Notts College)

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

Parked in the college car park and walked over to the pillar.

Good condition 2013-05-13 13:02 - TP3149 (Ffinnant)

FB Number: S9899   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Similar approach to Rhyader Wanderer and made up an hour's walk. Good views but spoiled by even more wind turbines which are unmarked on the current OS map and a mobile phone mast and compound.

Good condition 2013-05-13 10:32 - TP3216 (Foel Gurig)

FB Number: 10349   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked at end of gated no through road and made up a short circular walk. Extremely windy at the summit but very good all round views. As we were leaving the parking spot, we spotted a stoat, a nice touch to finish the visit.

Good condition 2013-05-12 11:00 - TP2660 (Crugyn Ci)

FB Number: 10352   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Bagged on an 11.5 mile circular walk from car park at Garreg-ddu reservoir. Good views despite wet and windy conditions.

Good condition 2013-04-25 15:34 - TP1800 (Burthallan)

FB Number: S7906   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Walked from St.Ives along the SWCP and up a path to the pillar. Good views.


Good condition 2013-04-25 11:26 - TP2667 (Cudden Point)

FB Number: S8075   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Done whilst walking the SWCP from Praa Sands to Marazion. Not in the ideal location, ie buried in prickly bushes but I managed to get to it and obtain an accurate grid reference. The adjacent farm appears to currently uninhabited.

Good condition 2013-04-24 10:40 - TP0330 (Trevose Head)

FB Number: S1755   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Visited whilst walking the SWCP from Porthcothan to Padstow. Good views.

Unreachable but visible 2013-04-13 13:56 - TP2986 (East Kirkby Resr)

FB Number: S1649   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 5/10

No access whatsoever. Pillar is visible at a distance.

Slightly damaged 2013-04-13 12:46 - TP0715 (Loath Hill)

FB Number: 2994   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Parked on Greaves Lane by Robin Hood Way signs. Straight forward access up the hill. Average views.

Good condition 2013-04-13 12:12 - TP6751 (Warren Hill)

FB Number: S1705   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Gates locked today and could not find a way in although the pillar is almost within reach. Many wind turbines in the area and views are limited.

Good condition 2013-04-13 11:30 - TP6767 (Watchwood)

FB Number: S1704   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Parked in the lay by on the A614 and took a circuitous route through the woods. Pillar has a nice coat of white paint and the views are limited. Found a much quicker return route.

Good condition 2013-04-13 10:25 - TP2380 (Congel Hill)

FB Number: S4629   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

The white (very modern-looking) house appearsd to be finihed although empty. Had a long chat over the hedge with the lady who lives next door to the new house who made a note of our website and seemed very interested. She said she would speak to the new owner about it. The pillar has some moss on it but still quite visible. Quite good views on a pleaasnt day.

Wall of the new house behind the pillar

Good condition 2013-03-29 15:48 - TP5931 (Shelton Bar)

FB Number: 11556   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

5/5 Like other visitors, parked in Morrison's car park. No sign of the statue today. Average views.


Good condition 2013-03-29 13:27 - TP3714 (Heighley)

FB Number: S2764   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

4/5 Parked just off road on Heighley Lane opposite a field containing lots of logs and took the same route as previous visitors. Excellent all round views.

Good condition 2013-03-29 12:17 - TP7067 (Woore Resr)

FB Number: S2762   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

3/5 If only other reservoirs were as easy, even the gate was unlocked! Parked in the gate and wriggled through the square opening on the left hand side of the gate. The path had snow upto a foot deep in places but the view was superb from the pillar which sits right on the edge of the reservoir.

Good condition 2013-03-29 11:26 - TP4601 (Maers Hill)

FB Number: S2746   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

2/5 Parked on small pullin on Camp Hill right opposite the path to the pillar. Quite a lot of snow on the ground on this lovely spring day. The pillar sits just outside the mast compound. Limited views. Judging by the number of cider bottles aroud, I guess this could be a meeting place for the local troglodytes.

Good condition 2013-03-29 10:50 - TP6108 (Springfield)

FB Number: S1454   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

1/5 Parked on Kennel Lane almost in the farm yard. Very inquisitive horse in same field. Lovely cold and sunny day with excellent views.

Good condition 2013-03-12 15:40 - TP5961 (Shortwood)

FB Number: S1991   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Last one for today. Got a bit lost in the lanes but drove down the drive to Shortwood Farm and parked on the grass verge just before the entrance. A ROW runs through the farm, the left hand path leads straight up the field to the pillar. Good views and the sun has come out again.

Slightly damaged 2013-03-12 14:22 - TP2640 (Croxton)

FB Number: S1989   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Many thanks to Sven who made this pillar very easy to find with very accurate directions. I have carried on with his clean up using secateurs and the photos show before and after. Some damage on the right hand top corner. I have managed to expose some of the spider but I think a scraper is needed to remonve the remaining roots and hard packed soil.

Good condition 2013-03-12 12:14 - TP4507 (Lockley Wood)

FB Number: S4748   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on the road to the North in a convenient pull in directly opposite the track which leads to the pillar. Only one barbed wire fence to negotiate. The pillar sits in a hedge and the flush bracket faces outwards. Average views on a darkening day. Again, a long time since the last visitor.

Good condition 2013-03-12 11:42 - TP3947 (Hinstock)

FB Number: S1937   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on Buttermilk Hill off the A41. The path to the pillar is directly opposite. Average views.

Good condition 2013-03-12 11:08 - TP5539 (Puleston)

FB Number: S1946   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Accessed from the West on Chetwynd Road.Excellent all round views on a bitterly cold but bright day. A long time since the last visitor.


Good condition 2013-03-12 10:31 - TP6266 (Sutton)

FB Number: S1954   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked in Sutton Park Farm entrance and crossed main road with care. Up a couple of fields and pillar is in hedge line betwen two fields. Reasonable views on a cold, bright day.

Good condition 2012-12-18 13:24 - TP3304 (Gapsick)

FB Number: S1792   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

4/5 Roadside on Hicklingwood Lane with just enough room to park and grab a quick photograph. I met a car whose driver kindly reversed for me.

Good condition 2012-12-18 12:54 - TP3176 (Fir Hill)

FB Number: S1798   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

3/5 Parked on Winney Lane in entrance to reservoir. I found a hedge gap which led into the reservoir compound. Climbed over what appears to be newly erected fencing and saplings and across an extremely muddy and sticky field to the pillar. As previously reported, the hedge gaps are few and far between on this very busy road.

Good condition 2012-12-18 11:45 - TP0905 (Ashover)

FB Number: S1730   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

2/5 Parked at the bottom of the narrow lane (with no passing places) and walked up. The summit has a collection of pillar, bunker and toposcope. Very good all round views.


Slightly damaged 2012-12-18 11:13 - TP3052 (Elmton)

FB Number: S1793   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

5/5 Parked on Spring Lane in gateway at entrance to the green lane. Although still quite visible in the hedge, I would have spruced it up but unfortunately did not have my secateurs with me today.


Good condition 2012-12-18 10:33 - TP3839 (Highoredish)

FB Number: S1717   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

1/5 Parked on Coldharbour Lane by the closed car park. The well trodden path leads round the back of Cold Harbour farm to the pillar. Very good all round views and I saw a treecreeper on the return.

Damaged 2012-11-17 12:08 - TP5480 (Plynlimon)

FB Number: S1578   Condition: Damaged   Score: 7/10

Parked in the car park (3) at Eisteddfa Gurig on the A44 near to the "Elvis" rock and followed the path as recorded by previous visitors. A rather desolate area with grass and bogs. The spider is quite exposed but the views are good when the cloud lifted.

Good condition 2012-11-02 14:55 - TP2732 (Darlaston)

FB Number: S1990   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

5/5 Approached from the A51 on to a near Burybank nurseries. The unmarked gravel track is off to the left and I parked here, walked up the track and over a gate Very good views to finish the day's trigging. If so minded, you could drive all the way up the track and take a photograph over the gate without getting out of the car. Traces of white paint still visible on the pillar.

Good condition 2012-11-02 14:05 - TP2447 (Cotes)

FB Number: 2984   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

4/5 Parked on the road to the South by a gate, up two ploughed (uncropped and dry today) fields and over a barbed wire fence. Pillar very mossy and lots of brambles. Third time of use for the secateurs today. As previously noted, there is no S prefix. Quite good views on this sunny winter's day.

Good condition 2012-11-02 13:05 - TP2049 (Cats Hill)

FB Number: S1980   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

3/5 Parked by a gate which led into the small copse. Removed the ivy and other vegetation. Limited views. Cones and tape etc. still here.

Good condition 2012-11-02 12:20 - TP6959 (Wincote)

FB Number: S1981   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

2/5 Parked on minor no-through road to the North by a gateway almost in line with the pillar and ascended two fields. Pillar has a coat of white paint and the views were superb on this sunny November day.


Slightly damaged 2012-11-02 11:20 - TP6721 (Waltonhurst)

FB Number: S1973   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 3/10

1/5 Parked on the bridle path leading to Waltonhurst farm and walked back to the lane. Just past the sharp bend and over a gate into a field which today had six foot high sweet corn in it. Double back a short distance and the pillar is in the hedge. The pillar was covered in brambles but I used gloves and secateurs to clean it up. Limited views.

Good condition 2012-10-15 15:37 - TP2811 (Dorket Head)

FB Number: S4664   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Road side, near a busy crossroads and with a nice coat of white paint. Flush bracket is visible thanks to previous visitors.

Damaged 2012-10-15 15:03 - TP4195 (Killisick Lane)

FB Number: S4613   Condition: Damaged   Score: 4/10

Pillar is in a small wood and accessed from a track through a narrow metal opening/stile. I have to agree with pjr regarding its condition.


Good condition 2012-10-15 14:41 - TP0887 (Arnold Lodge)

FB Number: S4869   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked at Woodborough Road junction and followed footpath. Pillar is in a hedge and has barbed wire running across the front of it but the flush bracket faces outward. Many sheep in the fields today. On to Killisick Lane now.

Damaged 2012-10-15 14:02 - TP6263 (Sunrise Hill)

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

Parked by the gates on Landcroft Crescent and up the small incline.The spider is still attached but for how much longer? The area was very quiet today with no sign of troglodytes, urchins or even anyone at all. Limited views. I would describe the condition of the pillar as damaged and toppled.

Good condition 2012-10-04 13:59 - TP1077 (Bassingfield)

FB Number: S4779   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Took similar approach as What's the Point as it was such a nice day. Came out onto the A52 and went through a convenient gap by a layby. The pillar was easily visible today across a ploughed field. Very good views today.

Good condition 2012-10-04 12:22 - TP2234 (Clipston)

FB Number: S4778   Condition: Good   Score: 1/10

Parked on Church Gate in convenient layby opposite a footpath sign and across fields to a small copse. Virtually no views from inside the copse but still a lovely day.


Good condition 2012-10-04 11:32 - TP3995 (Homestead Farm)

FB Number: S4644   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Parked on Tollerton Lane and walked up Little Lane to the farm. Pillar is near to the hedge on farmland and surrounded by old static caravans. Not in use as a bird table on this lovely, bright sunny day. It would be possible to drive a fair way up the lane/track if needed.


Good condition 2012-09-17 12:04 - TP5374 (Penhill)

FB Number: S7708   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked up from West Witton via Black Scar. A good, steady 1,000 foot ascent. I don't recollect seeing a pillar quite this shape. Someone has highlighted the flush bracket number in grotty yellow paint. Good views on a cloudy day.

One ugly trig point!

Damaged 2012-09-04 15:00 - TP0885 (Arlescott)

FB Number: S1988   Condition: Damaged   Score: 2/10

In view of previous visits, I thought I would try a new approach. Last one for today and hard work. I drove down the track to Alrescott farm and parked off the drive on a farm track. At the resevoir compound, I climbed over a wooden gate and down into the compound. Up a steep grass bank, over a fence and into a wood.Using GPS,eventually found a wooden fence to the right.Over this and into a mass of brambles. Eventually, with use of secateurs and gardening gloves (ESSENTIAL!),I found the pillar,which surprisingly was not covered in brambles. No view to speak of. Don't want any more like this one.

Good condition 2012-09-04 13:44 - TP6667 (Upper Riddings)

FB Number: S1856   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Similar access as Glaslyn. If you park on RedLane on the verge just under the pylons, there is a convienent hole/fence to access the field. The field crop was high today but access to the pillar was easy via tractor tracks. Quite good views.

Good condition 2012-09-04 12:37 - TP3518 (Grindle Farm)

FB Number: S1857   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Easiy access from the road to the south up along field boundary and over a small wooden fence. The pillar is in a small wood and has quite a lot of white paint on it.

Good condition 2012-09-04 11:35 - TP4511 (Lodge Hill)

FB Number: S1847   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked in the narrow lane to the SW and followed the footpath over a footbridge, and up some steps. Go through a gate on the left and up to a small wood. Climb over what looks like a very new gate to access the pillar.I missed the gate on the left, followed the path and did a slight detour to avoid climbing over the barbed wire fence. Reasonabe views.

Good condition 2012-08-24 14:38 - TP6950 (Willoughby)

FB Number: S4691   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

4/4 Parked on the grass verge just down from Glebe Lodge. About three quarters of the pillar is visible and I hopefully have exposed the flush bracket after what looks like previous attempts. Average views.


Good condition 2012-08-24 13:25 - TP4530 (Longcliff Hill)

FB Number: S4786   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

3/4 This looked a doddle on the map! I parked on the road where the Midshires Way intersected it and followed the path. It took me a while to find this one as it was almost completely overgrown in a hedge. I walked past it initially but eventually located it. Using boots, I managed to clear three sides of the pillar and hopefully will be more visible for a while. Ah, the joys of trigging.

Damaged 2012-08-24 12:14 - TP3762 (Hickling Standard)

FB Number: S4637   Condition: Damaged   Score: 8/10

2/4 Parked in Hickling and took the Long Lane route, over a small gate and broken down fence to the pillar. The base of the pillar is completely exposed. Very good views on a warm day.


Toppled 2012-08-24 10:41 - TP2450 (Cottagers Hill)

FB Number: S1660   Condition: Toppled   Score: 6/10

1/4 Parked across road from eon entrance and followed overgrown and nettle-strewn path. Cut through the field via tractor tracks,up into the wood and regained path to the pillar. I should have followed the field edge all the way, much easier. Pillar lying on its side, a sad sight indeed. Reasonable views.

Good condition 2012-08-10 14:08 - TP2310 (Cock Hill)

FB Number: S2780   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked near the bottom of Charles Lane opposite a factory.Take a footpath on left a short way up Charles Lane and follow a defined path until it meets a walled straight path and follow this to the pillar.Excellent all round views again.

Good condition 2012-08-10 11:54 - TP1566 (Bradwell Moor)

FB Number: S4189   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Parked at the end of Old Dam Lane and followed the Limestone Way footpath. Superb all round views on a warm and muggy day.


Good condition 2012-08-02 14:39 - TP0828 (Alphin Pike)

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

4/4 Last one today with What's the Point and one I won't forget in a hurry. He has written a very accurate description but I will add one or two bits. Although there is a path heading eastward from the pillar it does not appear on my 0L 1 map. On the positive(?) side, a kind lady gave me her car park ticket which saved us 1.30, I found a torch at the pillar, and WtP found a pack of cds on the descent soon after his near mishap. A cup of tea and a pint later was my thanks to WtP for an "intersting days trigging.

Good condition 2012-08-02 12:50 - TP1702 (Brown Edge)

FB Number: S2784   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

3/4 Took path from rear of Billy Goat pub.Good views.


Good condition 2012-08-02 11:43 - TP4036 (Hough Hill)

FB Number: S2801   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

2/4 All said by What's the Point, very good views.

Good condition 2012-08-02 10:33 - TP6942 (Wild Bank)

FB Number: S2641   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

1/4 Out with What's the Point for a day's trig bagging. A good walk up from Hobson Moor Road. Excellent all round views.

Moved 2012-07-30 13:33 - TP1246 (Belle Vue)

FB Number: S1848   Condition: Moved   Score: 5/10

Parked by a gate on the road to east of the nursery and walked up the drive. The owner was sitting in his pickup and I explained what I was looking for which confused him somewhat. From previous visitors' photos, I found the pillar by the edge of the adjacent crop-filled field. It is indeed a sad site lying on its side although I did manage to photograph the flush bracket. I had a long conversation with the gentleman who seemed genuinely interested in trig point and he was completely unaware of the pillar although it borders the nursry grounds. For future visitors, it might be wise to try and contact the nursery owners before going into the fields as he went inside to let them know I was close by. Although it is school holidays, the nursery is still open. He seemed quite serious about uplifting the pillar, although it is in the farmers field and will let me know its possible future. Yet another spreading of the trigpointing gospel!

Moved 2012-07-27 14:05 - TP5169 (North Ockendon)

FB Number: S3353   Condition: Moved   Score: 8/10

3/3 What a splendid location! Unfortunately no one in when I called but congratulations to Ian on your achievement.


Good condition 2012-07-27 12:51 - TP4314 (Ladder Hill)

FB Number: S2771   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

2/3 Took the Mrs Moo Cow route but met a number of cows with calves and bully close by in the wood. Accessed eventually by climbing over a wall into the trig field. Excellent all round views today though quite windy. Took Pete Boggs route back, mush easier and cattle free.

Good condition 2012-07-27 11:20 - TP1482 (Blakelow)

FB Number: S2756   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

1/3 Parked at end of track on right angle corner, through a gate and ascended south west up the fields. It took me a while to find the pillar, its surrounding are even worse than Windmill Hill but at least there was no canine escorts! The views were very good today but only awarded a low mark due to the scrapyard surroundings. Ah well, at least Ladder Hill should be rubbish-free.

Good condition 2012-07-23 16:04 - TP3938 (Hilly Field)

FB Number: S3898   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked in Abbey Inn car park which was closed at the time of visit and walked up the road. Climbed a short steep bank almost opposite the pillar under a tape and over barbed wire-topped fence. The guardian had an accomplice today but as the day was so hot, they were cooling off under the nearby trees and only decided to follow me as I was leaving. Reasonable views on a very sunny day.

Good condition 2012-07-23 15:22 - TP6499 (Tittesworth Farm)

FB Number: S3897   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked in layby and asked at the farm where permission was granted.Walked through slightly muddy field which included cows and bully who fortunately was passive on this very warm day. Reasonable views.

Good condition 2012-06-19 12:33 - TP3195 (Flask Edge)

FB Number: S2131   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

3/3 Parked in convenient layby on the B6054 opposite the Saltersitch gas terminal. The very wide track leads directly to the pillar. Tremendous panoramic views from here on a good walking day.

Good condition 2012-06-19 11:55 - TP3440 (Grange Hill)

FB Number: S1838   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

2/3 Parked in convenient roadside layby. Pillar is roadside and has a coat of white paint.

Good condition 2012-06-19 11:06 - TP1376 (Birchen Edge)

FB Number: S2154   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

1/3 Parked in car park adjacent to the Robin Hood pub and follwed the well trodden path to the pillar via the Three Ships and Nelson's monument.Very good all round views on a bright sunny day.

Good condition 2012-05-07 13:55 - TP5859 (Seabridge)

FB Number: S2670   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

On the edge of Rowley Wood, known locally as Bunny Hill apparently. The bluebells made a nice backdrop.

Good condition 2012-05-07 13:16 - TP6367 (The Cloughs)

FB Number: S3885   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Parked in Paris Avenue and walked back to footpath which leads to the pillar. Walked past this one as it is tucked away on the right off the path. Very moss-covered and the flush bracket faces into the field. Average views.

Good condition 2012-05-07 12:42 - TP1402 (Black Bank)

FB Number: S2678   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Short walk from end of cul-de-sac.

Black Bank
Black Bank

Good condition 2012-05-07 12:05 - TP1357 (Bignall Hill)

FB Number: S2676   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Rather cold, wet and windy up here today. Parked on Deans Lane in small pull in and followed path to pillar and the Wedgwood monument. Reasonable views, better on a sunny day.

Bignall Hill
Bignall Hill
The Wedgwood Monument

Good condition 2012-05-07 12:04 - TP8965 (Wedgwoods Monument (1979))

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

Bagged whilst visiting Bignall Hill.

Good condition 2012-03-29 11:04 - TP2103 (Chaldon Down)

FB Number: S6034   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

A short walk from the obelisk on the SWC path via a gate and field.Superb views on a beautiful day

Chaldon Down

Good condition 2012-03-29 09:22 - TP3585 (Hambury Tout)

FB Number: S5945   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Walking fom Lulworth Cove to Weymouth on a gloriously sunny day. The pillar is on a grassy path just off the SWC path. Superb views

Hambury Tout
Hambury Tout

Good condition 2012-03-28 13:00 - TP6753 (Warren Hill)

FB Number: S2569   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Done whilst walking from Christchurch to Bournemouth with the East Stsffordshire ramblers on a very warm day so did not have time to linger. A bonus as I had not got the relevant OS map. No idea what the mast-like structure on the top is for.

Warren Hill What is the \"mast\"?
Warren Hill

Good condition 2012-03-24 13:22 - TP1703 (Brown Edge)

FB Number: S2668   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Done whilst on a ranger led walk from Greenway Country Park. The route just happened to pass along the ROW with the pillar a few yards off to the left.The Ranger said he had walked this path many times but had never seen the pillar until I pointed it out. Even today, he had already walked past it. Good views on a very warm and hazy day.

Good condition 2012-03-24 11:11 - TP3772 (High Bent)

FB Number: S2649   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked in handy pull in on Top Road, over wall and under barbed wire. Good views, would have been even better if not for the haze on a very warm day.

Good condition 2012-03-19 09:48 - TP7428 (Ambleside)

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

Not much to add.

Good condition 2012-03-18 13:24 - TP4549 (Loughrigg Fell)

FB Number: S5470   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Parked just off A593,walked up minor road and took the Loughrigg tarn footpath. A fairly steep and stepped in places path leads to the pillar. Tremendous views on a lovely day. They don't get much better than this.

Good condition 2012-03-18 00:11 - TP3765 (High Arnside)

FB Number: S5334   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Parked in lay by near Oxen Fell. Took a path to High Arnside farm and a bridle way to a footpath. Took this path for a while then headed eastwards towards the summit. Hard going as there are no paths but well worth the effort. Tremendous views from the top and would have given 10 but for a little cloudiness. The NT plaque indicates this is Black Crag. On returning through High Arnside farm, the farmer informed me that if I had carried on the path, there is a path just at the edge of the wood leading to the pillar. This may have saved me some effort!

Good condition 2012-03-17 16:11 - TP1062 (Barrowfield)

FB Number: S5672   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Followed the Scout Scar path from the car park, past the "mushroom" and easy access to the pillar via large gap in the wall. Excellent all round views.

Good condition 2012-03-17 14:43 - TP6651 (Ulpha Fell)

FB Number: S5587   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

Parked off road near to gate and crossed somewhat soggy field, over a wall and ascended through the woods.There is no path and lots of fallen tres to negotiate, quite hard going. The pillar sits atop a grassy mound. No views whatsoever. The flush bracket number is highlighted in yellow paint.

Good condition 2012-03-17 13:36 - TP3752 (Heversham Head)

FB Number: S5398   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Walked on footpath through the churchyard. Just past a memorial seat, a gate gives direct access to the pillar. The pillar has a nice coat of white paint and a number of small stones forming a circle round it.

Good condition 2012-03-17 12:15 - TP6761 (Warton Crag)

FB Number: S5335   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked in a small car park on minor road just out of Warton to the North.A group of local walkers assured me that this was the best approach.The path was rocky and quite slippery in the damp conditions. The pillar and beacon are well hidden on this approach and took a bit of finding.Very good views out over the estuary. I must have missed johnoneill1916 by about an hour.

Good condition 2012-03-01 14:14 - TP0775 (Abney Moor)

FB Number: S4190   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked in the small car park at the entrance to the gliding club. No one about so hopped over the gate and followed the track up the airfield. A glider was winch-launched as I made my way to the pillar which can be seen from some distance. I met a very friendly gent who said access was not a problem as long as you do not stray on to the airfield. Leave the track and go through a small metal gate which leads to the pillar. The views were excellent on this warm sunny day although the distant Hope cement works did spoil it a bit. He informed me that the plaque on the pillar was to commemmorate the lives of two people who were killed when two gliders collided in 1999. There were a number of hang gliders around and a glider came in to land as I was returning to the car.

Abney Moor
Abney Moor

Damaged 2012-03-01 12:47 - TP3804 (High Rake)

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

Parked off road down from the quarry road. Lost Lad's directions were spot on. The quarry appears to be currently not in use. A lovely day, the skylarks were singing and some very good views.

High Rake A sad sight.

Slightly damaged 2012-02-23 17:40 - TP0202 (Broughton Hill)

FB Number: S4674   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

20/20 An easy find inside an enclosed reservoir compound. The pillar has a number of cracks. Again no problem with access to a reservoir. The end of a long but satisfying day and many thanks to What's the Point for driving and plotting out the route.

Broughton Hill
Broughton Hill

Good condition 2012-02-23 17:13 - TP7086 (Wycomb)

FB Number: S4642   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

19/20 Parked off road near the allotments and followed the Mowbray footpath signs. Good views and the sun beginning to set.


Slightly damaged 2012-02-23 17:00 - TP0527 (Waltham-on-the-Wolds)

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

18/20 Roadside and very easy to find.

Waltham-on-the-wolds ©CURRYSCRIM

Good condition 2012-02-23 16:47 - TP3014 (Eastwell)

FB Number: S4911   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

17/20 Roadside and on a bank. The base is quite exposed.


Good condition 2012-02-23 16:33 - TP1031 (Barkestone)

FB Number: S1750   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

16/20 Yet another roadside location and up on a bank.


Good condition 2012-02-23 16:12 - TP4062 (Hungerton)

FB Number: S5417   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

15/20 What an idyllic setting with the sheep and new born lambs. We met the lady gardener on the way out and she now knows the location of the pillar.

Hungerton A lovely setting

Damaged 2012-02-23 15:42 - TP7090 (Wymondham)

FB Number: S4659   Condition: Damaged   Score: 5/10

14/20 Another roadside pillar. This one has a large lump missing out of it at the rear.

Wymondham The damage

Good condition 2012-02-23 15:26 - TP4031 (Hose Hill)

FB Number: S4887   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

13/20 Parked in a passing place on a busy single track road. This is almost a drive to pillar.Reasonable views.

Hose Hill
Hose Hill

Good condition 2012-02-23 14:42 - TP3033 (Egleton)

FB Number: S6767   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

12/20 Parked in Hambleton lane. Fine views of Rutland Water. Hares and skylarks also seen. Been down this lane a few times before to the birdwatching centre.


Good condition 2012-02-23 14:03 - TP7029 (Wood Close)

FB Number: S2091   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

11/20 Parked by the mast and over a field and one fence. No one in at the caravan today. The pillar is in very good condition and very good views today. Yet another mast and reservoir.

Wood Close
Wood Close

Good condition 2012-02-23 13:29 - TP0716 (Tilton Pile)

FB Number: 2966   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

10/20 Walked up the stone/tractor track right to the pillar and enclosed reservoir. Very good all round views. A bit surprised that access was so easy considering the location of both a mast and reservoir. The pillar also has an OS metal plaque attached.

Tilton Pile
Tilton Pile

Toppled 2012-02-23 12:53 - TP4414 (Life Hill)

FB Number: S4856   Condition: Toppled   Score: 5/10

9/20 Parked in the lane to Seldom Seen farm. The pillar is in a field off Nether Court farm. Although toppled, the flush bracket is visible.

Life Hill A sad sight.
Life Hill

Good condition 2012-02-23 12:25 - TP6045 (Snows Lodge)

FB Number: S4880   Condition: Good   Score: 1/10

8/20 Parked in one of the many roadside lay bys. Took a bit of finding at first as the pillar is inside a small thicket. Non existent views. It does make you wonder what the future is for the site and the fate of the pillar.

Snows Lodge
Snows Lodge

Toppled 2012-02-23 12:03 - TP6068 (South Croxton)

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

7/20 In the corner of a field and surrounded by thorns and brambles. Flush bracket and spider have been removed. Fine views of South Croxton church.

South Croxton What Flush Bracket?
South Croxton

Good condition 2012-02-23 11:12 - TP1794 (Burrough Hill)

FB Number: S4680   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

6/20 Parked on road by a Leicestershire Roud stile and post. Excellent all round views from this historic site and a toposcope as well.

Burrough Hill
Burrough Hill

Good condition 2012-02-23 10:43 - TP1806 (Burton Lazars)

FB Number: S4660   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

5/20 Parked on the road and over the stile. Very good all round views in what appears to be a popular walking area.

Burton Lazars
Burton Lazars

Good condition 2012-02-23 10:29 - TP1662 (Brockleys Farm)

FB Number: S4661   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

4/20 The pillar is located in the drive of Brockley Farm. An almost immaculate pillar complete with a neat gravel surround. Someone obviously cares for this one.

Brockleys Farm
Brockleys Farm

Damaged 2012-02-23 10:12 - TP3263 (Frisby Lodge)

FB Number: S4677   Condition: Damaged   Score: 5/10

3/20 Parked off the busy main road, walked back to the bend, over a gate and doubled back to the pillar. The pillar is in a hedge and the flush bracket is facing into the field. Good views and a blue sky starting to show.

Frisby Lodge
Frisby Lodge

Slightly damaged 2012-02-23 09:48 - TP5993 (Six Hills)

FB Number: S4907   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 1/10

2/20 Hard to find at first, the pillar is hidden in brambly undergrowth. No views at all.

Six Hills

Good condition 2012-02-23 09:27 - TP5327 (Paudy Cross Roads)

FB Number: S4611   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

1/20 Out with What's the Point on a long day's trigging. Only the upper part of the flush bracket is visible and the pillar has sunk considerably. Reasonable views considering its roadside location. Only nineteen to go!

Paudy Cross Roads

Slightly damaged 2012-02-10 13:25 - TP2597 (Croft)

FB Number: 11802   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

7/7 Last of the day but by far the best. Massive quarry enhances the view.Thanks to Wtp again for a day's trigging.


Good condition 2012-02-10 13:01 - TP7025 (Wolvey Heath)

FB Number: S2362   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

6/7 A drive to, although along a rough track. Trig has nice coat of white paint. Again, not the most attractive of sites.

Wolvey Heath
Wolvey Heath A lot of paint makes number hard to decipher.

Good condition 2012-02-10 12:45 - TP2240 (Cloudesley Bush)

FB Number: S2377   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

5/7 Easily accessed from road. Trig sits atop a large stone plinth. Remains of original(?) trig very close by.

Cloudesley Bush ©CURRYSCRIM
Cloudesley Bush ©CURRYSCRIM
Cloudesley Bush Remains of orginal? pillar

Toppled 2012-02-10 11:57 - TP3157 (Field Barn)

FB Number: S2378   Condition: Toppled   Score: 3/10

4/7 Whist walking along Centenary Way to the trig,put foot in deep Rabbit /badger hole and lucky not to survive without injury. Not the most attractive of sites. Oxford canal well and truly frozen.

Field Barn A sad sight.
Field Barn
Field Farm An unusual view.

Good condition 2012-02-10 10:50 - TP7051 (Woodlands Farm)

FB Number: S4314   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

3/7 with WtP. Over the fields from cinema car park. So so views, a bit dreary.

Woodlands Farm
Woodlands Farm

Good condition 2012-02-10 10:02 - TP6445 (Thorn Hill)

FB Number: S2376   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

2/7 Not really much to add. WVM not at home today.Finally completed all trigs on OS map 232

Thorn Hill
Thorn Hill

Good condition 2012-02-10 09:54 - TP3852 (Hill Farm)

FB Number: S4317   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

1/7 with What's the Point. Limited views.

Hill Farm The pillar being inspected by What's the Point©CURRYSCRIM

Good condition 2012-01-10 15:53 - TP2377 (Conduit)

FB Number: S1845   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

13/13 Parked by the cemetery and was accompanied by What's the Point who had already logged it. Surrounded on three sides by a hedge, fortunately the fourth and visible side contained the flush bracket. My thanks to my fellow trigger for doing all the driving and including some for me he had alredy done.


Good condition 2012-01-10 15:13 - TP1134 (Beighton)

FB Number: S4245   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

12/13 Very dicey crossing by roundabout, otherwise fairly straight forward approach.


Good condition 2012-01-10 14:42 - TP6907 (Whitelane End)

FB Number: S1797   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

11/13 Details as per What's the Point.

Whitelane End
Whitelane End

Good condition 2012-01-10 14:19 - TP6390 (The Herdings)

FB Number: S4133   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

10/13 What a pleasant surprise after reading previous logs. The trig is curently in pristine condition and can be driven to within a few feet. The tower blocks can be seen from many miles away.

The Herdings Little and large
The Herdings
The Herdings

Good condition 2012-01-10 13:45 - TP1564 (Bradway)

FB Number: S4134   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

9/13 Accessed from golf club house. Poor views but trig has nice coat of white paint.


Good condition 2012-01-10 13:20 - TP6548 (Totley)

FB Number: S4135   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

8/13 Same approach as mrs. moo cow. Very good all round views. Called here thanks to What's the Point who had already visited this one.


Slightly damaged 2012-01-10 12:57 - TP5181 (Northern Common)

FB Number: S4117   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

7/13 Hopped over gate and across fields.

Northern Common ©CURRYSCRIM
Northern Common ©CURRYSCRIM

Good condition 2012-01-10 12:37 - TP2300 (Coal Aston)

FB Number: S4159   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

6/13 Accessed via the steps from Homley Lane and photographed through the wire netting fence.


Good condition 2012-01-10 12:23 - TP1578 (Bramley Moor)

FB Number: S1839   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

5/14 Roadside location but found a way under the barbed wire to photograph the flush bracket.My 300th trig point.

Bramley Moor
Bramley Moor

Good condition 2012-01-10 11:30 - TP0855 (Annesley Road)

FB Number: S1648   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

4/13 Convenient layby and easy access. Two bacon butties and two teas for a fiver, highly reccommended!

Annesley Road
Annesley Road

Good condition 2012-01-10 11:20 - TP0198 (Home Farm Pillar)

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

Accompanied What,s the point but these are not really my scene.

What\'s the Point hard at work!

Slightly damaged 2012-01-10 10:54 - TP0854 (Annesley Park)

FB Number: S2574   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 1/10

3/13 Not much to add to previous log. Virtually no views at all.

Annesley Park
Annesley Park

Good condition 2012-01-10 10:24 - TP6940 (Wighay Farm)

FB Number: S4647   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

2/13 Parked near the ambulance station, crossed over the road and the trig is in amongst a small clump of trees. very limited views.Thanks to What's the Point for this one as he had already logged it.

Wighay Farm
Wighay Farm

Good condition 2012-01-10 10:06 - TP3402 (Golf Course)

FB Number: S4617   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

1/13 Out with What's the Point for a day's trigbagging. Parking a bit trick, gateway on a bend but easy access from the road and average views.

Golf Course - Hucknall
Golf Course - Hucknall

Good condition 2011-12-05 15:30 - TP0941 (Awsworth)

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

Cars in the drive at No. 38 but no one at home. Tried numbers 37 and 39 again without success. Nipped into the garden for a quick photo and out again, not something I really like doing. The statue certainly makes a change, two of the more varied trigs visited today!

Awsworth Weird!©CURRYSCRIM

Good condition 2011-12-05 14:58 - TP6973 (Windmill Hill)

FB Number: S2576   Condition: Good   Score: 1/10

Parked at the end of Swingate and walked along the Robin Hood Way and on to the farm. Friendly farmer showed me a path up alongside the farmhouse where I was met by an assortment of small but excitable dogs who escorted me to the not immediately visible trig point. The trig is relatively clear of the surrounding assortment of bits and pieces. I noticed that outside the opposite building, there was a cage of ferrets which the farmer said were owned by his son. No geese today but as others have noted, not a place to hang around. Off to Awsworth now for an even odder trig!

Windmill Hill Not your average view.
Windmill Hill

Good condition 2011-11-24 16:20 - TP5093 (New Farm)

FB Number: S2736   Condition: Good   Score: 1/10

Called at this one on the way back from Bollington. Fading light meant we missed the footpath and had to negotiate a barbed wire fence in the next field. A nice coat of white paint meant it is easily visible in near darkness. Views obviously very limited on what is my first night time visit to a trig point.

New Farm
New Farm

Good condition 2011-11-24 14:18 - TP6103 (Sponds Hill)

FB Number: S2755   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

3/3 Followed the Gritstone Trail from Kerridge Hill and ending with a long, steady climb to the trig point out of Rainow. Strong wind and getting colder as we got to the top. Again, very good views. Back to Bollington now to finish a good 12.5 mile walk. My thanks to "What's the Point" for his company and doing the driving. I will buy him a pint at the next opportunity.

Sponds Hill
Sponds Hill

Good condition 2011-11-24 11:59 - TP4172 (Kerridge Hill)

FB Number: S2757   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

2/3 Back to Bollington and ascended very steep path to White Nancy which had a large poppy painted on it. Along the Saddle of Kerridge to the trig point. Very good views on a sunny November day.Picked up the Gritstone Trail and on our way to Sponds Hill.

White Nancy What's the Point" having a sandwich
Kerridge Hill
Kerridge Hill

Good condition 2011-11-24 10:38 - TP5057 (Nab Head)

FB Number: S2754   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

1/3 Used Keith Stevens book - Walk E. Lovely day for a good, long walk with fellow trigger "What's the point". Ascended from Bollington and took a well used path to the summit and returning the same way.Good views only spiled by distant industrial sites.

Nab Head
Nab Head

Good condition 2011-11-20 11:05 - TP6678 (Van Hill)

FB Number: 10337   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

Walked up from car park along a wide green track and a short detour to the top. A misty day spoilt what would have been good views over the lake.

Good condition 2011-09-27 12:05 - TP4448 (Little Ormes Head)

FB Number: S7323   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Drove through housing estate, parked in Morta Road, up the steps and followed a path to the summit.The views were, if possible better than Great Ormes Head.Two successive tens, it doesn;t get better than this.

Little Ormes Head What a view.©CURRYSCRIM
Little Ormes Head ©CURRYSCRIM

Good condition 2011-09-27 10:30 - TP0174 (Great Ormes Head)

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

Drove up the toll road to below the cable car station. OS plaques in English and Welsh. A beautiful day and brilliant all round views. One of a few tens scored, what a contrast with Snowdon two days ago.

Great Ormes Head ©CURRYSCRIM
Great Ormes Headf ©CURRYSCRIM

Good condition 2011-09-25 13:30 - TP6043 (Snowdon Summit)

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

Ascended via the Watkin path and down via the southern ridge. Zero visibility and lots of people despite no trains running due to high winds. Previous ascent was in 1976.

Good condition 2011-09-24 11:26 - TP3989 (Holyhead)

FB Number: S1633   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Done on a 12 mile circular walk from Breakwater Country Park. Good views on a decent walking day. A primary with an S prefix.

Holyhead A group of East Staffordshire Ramblers.

Good condition 2011-09-19 15:15 - TP6870 (Whiston Hall)

FB Number: S1849   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on minor road west of the trig point. Convenient gap in the hedge gives access. The trig has a lot of gorse surrounding it but at least the flush bracket faces the field.

Whiston Hill
Whiston Hill

Good condition 2011-09-19 14:41 - TP6801 (West Beech)

FB Number: S1841   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked in Nurton Hill Road some way down from the trig point. Climbed over double wooden gate and into field with no problem. You can park directly opposite the trig on a wide grass verge.

West Beech
West Beech

Damaged 2011-09-05 14:57 - TP5782 (Rye Hill)

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

Can't see why this is described as good, it isn't even marked on my 2005 Explorer map. Average views.

Rye Hill Rye Hill base

Good condition 2011-08-22 11:20 - TP5301 (Park Farm)

FB Number: S3961   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

3/3 Walked up from car park. The trig is on the wrong side of a double topped barbed wire fence. A little further along is a small, barbed wire locked gate which can be climbed over to double back to the trig.The hawthorn tree is beginning to suround the trig. Limited views. For some reason I could get no GPS signal which made location a bit harder. A nice end to the break after a weekend at Pershore Jazz festival

Good condition 2011-08-22 10:55 - TP3141 (Fern Hill)

FB Number: S3963   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked in tiny one car lay by on A38 just past the bus pull in approaching from the south and before the communications mast. Walked to the mast compound, through a gate and straight across a field to the trig point. The nettles surrounding the flush bracket had to be beaten down again to read the number.Excellent views on this lovely morning. Good views of the Malvern Hills and an interesting white building lower down to the right of the trig.

Good condition 2011-08-22 10:15 - TP4848 (Moat Farm)

FB Number: S3803   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked in Lower Strensham off road by a rusty gate just before the footpath on opposite side of road approaching from A4104. Lots of swallows flying over the moat. Excellent views on a lovely sunny morning. The church stood out particularly well.

Good condition 2011-08-19 14:35 - TP2611 (Crookbarrow Hill)

FB Number: S3841   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Same approach as barnsley skip except there is now a "path" between twp electrified fences which keep the horses apart. An easy ascent brings you to the summit. Surprisngly good views as it is very close to the M5.

Crookbarrow Hill
Crookbarrow Hill

Good condition 2011-08-11 17:36 - TP2956 (Earls Hill)

FB Number: S4753   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

3/3. Superb all round views and well worth the trudge from the nature reserve car park on a humid day. Thanks to What's the Point for doing all the homework and the driving.

Earls Hill

Good condition 2011-08-11 14:22 - TP6185 (Stiperstones)

FB Number: S1523   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

2/3. Very breezy on the top but cracking views. Would have logged a grid reference but may have lost GPS due to the wind.Walked to here from the Betchcott trig.

Stiperstones ©CURRYSCRIM
Stiperstones ©CURRYSCRIM

Good condition 2011-08-11 11:15 - TP1345 (Betchcott Hill)

FB Number: S4719   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

1/3 Out with What's the Point again. The Bridges is now a Three Tuns brewery pub and the beers come highly reccommended especially at the end of a 12 mile walk on a warm day. Nothing really to add to his comments re the walk etc.

Betchcott Hill ©CURRYSCRIM
Betchcott Hill ©CURRYSCRIM

Good condition 2011-08-07 12:50 - TP0949 (Back Tor)

FB Number: S2145   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

From Fairholmes via Abbey Tip, Howden Dean, and Lost Lad.Rain stopped in time for lunch stop, very cold for time of year. Some scrambling required but well worth the views. Would have given higher score with better weather conditions.


Good condition 2011-07-25 16:03 - TP6476 (Tibberton)

FB Number: S1936   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked just off B5062 on lane to Tibberton Manor, the road is wide enough.Scrambled up the bank to where the crop was being harvested. Trig has a coat of white paint and ivy growing up it. The farmer drove up and asked if I was from the OS. Gave him details of our website, probably thought I was a nutter! Quite good views with the ever present Wrekin in the distance.

Good condition 2011-07-25 16:00 - TP7389 (Lilleshall Monument )

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

Logged at same time as Monument Hll visit.

Slightly damaged 2011-07-25 15:40 - TP5966 (Shray Hill)

FB Number: S3093   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Parked in convenient pull in just east of the T-junction on the B5062. FP to trig is very sandy but no problem. The trig is quite overgrown round its lower parts and is in complete contrast to the photos taken by earlier visitors Again, views of the Wrekin in the distance.

Good condition 2011-07-25 14:50 - TP4898 (Monument Hill)

FB Number: S1919   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Parked in the lane just past the school. Walked down the lane, took FP on left across playing field to a gate and followed path to the Monument and trig. Tremendous all round views on day of visit. The pillar is completely dwarfed by the imposing Monument. Distant views of the Wrekin.

Monument Hill
Monument Hill
Monument Hill

Good condition 2011-07-25 14:10 - TP7082 (Wrockwardine Wood)

FB Number: S1913   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Parked at end of New Road and up the steps.Had trouble locating this one and may have previously passed it whilst trying to find it. Tucked away just off a track and very limited views.

Good condition 2011-07-13 17:50 - TP3506 (Greno Knoll)

FB Number: S1746   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

5/5 Called here on the way home after an excellent day walking and trigging.In a wood so limited views and grafitti on the trig. This was the last trig photographed with my film camera before I went digital!

Good condition 2011-07-13 17:08 - TP6924 (Whitwell Moor)

FB Number: S1752   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

4/5. A lovely spot for a memorial, with excellent views. The plaque is in memory of Mike Trevellyan Jeffrey who died aged 29. A small garland of roses is threaded through the hooks, a rather touching sight.

Good condition 2011-07-13 14:10 - TP5253 (Outer Edge)

FB Number: S1771   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

3/5. A shortish walk from Margery Hill accompanied by What's the Point. Again some good all views. I managed to miss the peat bog!

Good condition 2011-07-13 12:45 - TP4652 (Margery)

FB Number: 2965   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

2/5. Not a lot to add to What's the Point's description. Cracking all round views on a near perfect walking day. A good spot for sandwiches. Photographs added on August 2nd 2013 whilst on our annual Glossop weekend with the East Staffordshire Ramblers.

Good condition 2011-07-13 10:00 - TP3921 (Hill Top Farm)

FB Number: S1747   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Called in with What's the Point on the way to Langsett. 1/5 Parked in lay by on A616,over the road and up the bank to the masts. Very good views over Stocksbridge and the Samuel Fox steelworks. Only drawback was the rubbish lying around.

Good condition 2011-06-25 16:50 - TP2306 (Cobden Edge)

FB Number: S2770   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Bagged this one on the way home after a walk with What's the Point.Easily accessed from end of the lane. Moderate views but site is dominated by the large cross.

Destroyed 2011-06-25 16:26 - TP2474 (Cown Edge Rocks)

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

Second one today with What's the Point after Harry Hut, There is a stile over the fence to access what remains of the trig. Rain and wind made this one a place not to hang about.

Good condition 2011-06-25 15:56 - TP3646 (Harry Hut)

FB Number: S2781   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Accompanied What's the Point on Walk 7 in Stevens and Whittaker's Trigpointing book. A wet start and for most of the day. Easy access from the large layby.

Toppled 2011-06-25 14:10 - TP4361 (Lantern Pike)

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

A sad sight. Very good views,third one today on a walk form Harry Hut via Cown Edge Rocks.Logged reference a bit out as I put the GPS in centre of horizontal pillar.

Not Logged 2011-06-25 00:00 - TP0192 (Hollingworth Head)

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

I don't normally record Surface Blocks etc. but made an excepyon in this case!

Slightly damaged 2011-06-20 14:50 - TP5609 (Red Hill)

FB Number: S1858   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Parked in convenient farm gateway. Surprisingly good views.

Good condition 2011-06-20 14:30 - TP2483 (Crackley Bank)

FB Number: S1898   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Approached from south on Nanny Murphy's Lane. Trig just inside Upper Gallops Wood and blends in very well with the surounding trees.Limited views.Agree with senraybar re lack of GPS signal.

Good condition 2011-06-15 14:33 - TP4419 (Lindley)

FB Number: S4296   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easily accessed from lane off A5 eastbound. Lots of large daisies growing round the trig. Average views and large spoil heap in the near distance.

Good condition 2011-06-15 14:08 - TP6905 (Whitehouse)

FB Number: S4297   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Took similar approach as Mick and Kim. Trig had a lot of nettles which had to be trodden down in order to read flush bracket.Still has fair amount of white paint.

Good condition 2011-05-11 10:50 - TP2418 (Corney Hill)

FB Number: S5638   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Drove up the surfaced track and parked in angled gateway. Over the gate, up along the edge of field and bear right at the top. Very good all round views on day of visit.

Good condition 2011-05-08 11:55 - TP3653 (Harter Fell)

FB Number: S5759   Condition: Good   Score: 1/10

Walked up from Boot. Conditions atrocious at the summit, wind rain and mist.

Good condition 2011-05-05 11:53 - TP6806 (West End Moor)

FB Number: S4298   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Done on a strenuous walk from Birchen Clough with Mike Hunt of Mountain House Holidays. Would have given full marks but for the slight haze.Extremely dry conditions made bog trotting a lot easier.Returned via Bleaklow Stones, Bleaklow Head,The Wain Stones and the Hern Stones. Also took in the Superfortress wreck and close to the Higher Shelfstones trig again. The walk called Bleaklow Experience certainly lived up to the description. The photograph without people was taken on a return visit on 01/08/15 whilst on our High Peak weekend with the East Staffordshire ramblers.

Good condition 2011-04-28 11:50 - TP3826 (Higher Shelfstones)

FB Number: S2627   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Done on an aircraft wreck guided walk from Birchen Clough taking in three other crash sites. Extremely windy and cold for an April day. Fantastic all round views close to a rather poignant site. More photographs added on returnn visit on August 3rd 2013.


Good condition 2011-04-25 17:40 - TP3098 (Fairfield)

FB Number: S2774   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked on Waterswallows Road in a smallpull in by a track leading to the golf course. Crossed the road and over broken down wall, up two fields to the trig.Very good all round views on a slightly hazy day.

Good condition 2011-03-07 14:28 - TP2315 (Cocknage Wood)

FB Number: S3896   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on the North side road and over some damaged barbed wire on to a faint path with some marker posts. I have to agree with Ted's comments. Limited views on a very pleasant day.

Slightly damaged 2010-11-20 00:00 - TP6549 (Totridge Fell)

FB Number: S4639   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Done on a 9 mile wlk from Dusop Bridge. Followed the concession path and a steepish ascent to the pillar. Excellent all round views on a lovely November day. My 250th trip point and celebrated with a sample of an excellent malt.

Slightly damaged 2010-10-11 14:58 - TP6166 (Stapleford Hill)

FB Number: S4668   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Trig still covered in much graffiti. Good views on a very warm October day.

Good condition 2010-10-11 14:02 - TP6165 (Stapleford)

FB Number: S1644   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Similar approach to Griefmeister although climbing over the barbed wire was very dodgy.Good views.

Good condition 2010-10-08 18:15 - TP0722 (Brynderwen)

FB Number: S2514   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Done on a walk from the canal aqueduct near Groesffordd via riverside paths minor roads and a bridlepaths. Excellent all round views. First one I have seen with English and Welsh OS plates.

Trig + The Cyclist

Good condition 2010-10-08 12:12 - TP2070 (Cefn Cantref)

FB Number: S2495   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Done on on a circular walk from Brecon. Had to negotiate a barbed wire topped fence from the green lane, otherwise no problems.Would have given a higher score if it had not been hazy on a very warm October day. For some reason I could not get a GPS signal.

Good condition 2010-10-04 13:45 - TP2084 (Cefn Mynog)

FB Number: S6970   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Easily accessed from the Mon. and Brec.canal whilst on a boating holiday.Superb all round views on a lovely day.

Good condition 2010-09-14 15:30 - TP2044 (Cat And Fiddle)

FB Number: S1642   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Eventually managed to speak to the owner who was quite happy for me to pay a visit. The "attachment" visible on previous visits now sits alongside the trig on the ground. The owner runs a demolition business and the recovered object was merely placed on top of the trig. Good views for about 75% of the area. The windmill now has only one sail arm instead of two and looks a bit sad.

Good condition 2010-08-18 14:37 - TP1882 (Calton Pastures)

FB Number: S4152   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Done on a diversion(3 miles) whilst doing another section a section of the DVHW. Excellent views on a good walking day.

Good condition 2010-07-19 15:06 - TP6968 (Windmill Bank)

FB Number: S1945   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Asked the owner of Hill Top Farm who confirmed the attitude of the tenant farmer noted by previous visitors. Went round to the right and to the trig with no problem.Quite good views.

Good condition 2010-07-19 14:30 - TP3796 (High Onn)

FB Number: S1962   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Accessed over rusty gate topped with rusty barbed wire. Average views.

Good condition 2010-06-03 14:05 - TP1707 (Brown Knoll)

FB Number: S2782   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

2/2 Very dry underfoot today, just right for this trig. White coat of paint makes this trig visible from quite a distance.

Good condition 2010-06-03 11:50 - TP2162 (Chinley Churn)

FB Number: S2778   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

1/2 Done on a walk from Chinley to Edale on a glorious day. Appproached from Chinley via the electric fence(off) to see a cow and her calf right by the trig. Fortunately no bull around, superb all round views. As we left , another cow was using the trig as a scratching post, obviouly a popular spot for the beasts.

What you looking at?

Good condition 2010-05-26 11:20 - TP3018 (Ecton Hill)

FB Number: S2765   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Revisited on a walk from Grindon. Much better weather this time. Excellent all round views on a cracking walking day. Three trainee surveyors complete with theodolite at the trig. This photograph was added on a third visit on 03/04/13 when on a ramble from Wetton with my rambling group, the East Staffordshire Ramblers.

Good condition 2010-05-24 15:05 - TP3764 (High Acre)

FB Number: S4622   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Succeeded at second attempt as owners out on firrst visit.Very friendly lady (and cat) showed me the trig in their back garden. Good views across the fields and trig in very good condition.Difficult to view flush bracket number as garden plants in the way, a very nice garden.

Good condition 2010-05-21 11:37 - TP3207 (Flusco Pike)

FB Number: S6481   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Took similar approach as lonesome cowboy, no problem. This route avoids having to walk by the landfill site. Would have given higher mark save for the landfill site.

Good condition 2010-05-19 16:20 - TP6858 (Wharrels Hill)

FB Number: S5709   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

7/7 Parked in handy layby on the A595 and walked up the track. Hopped over barbed wire fence to the right of the transmitter. Good all round views save for the transmitter and eerie wind turbines.

Good condition 2010-05-19 15:40 - TP2913 (Dundraw)

FB Number: S6825   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

6/7 Right on the road junction.

Good condition 2010-05-19 15:25 - TP3806 (High Scales)

FB Number: S6942   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

5/7 Easily accessed from handy pull in on the minor road. Good views of windfarms out at sea.

Good condition 2010-05-19 14:55 - TP6866 (Whin Bank)

FB Number: S5770   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

4/7 Parked at a convenient pull in by a gate with "Bull in field" notice. Fortunately, bully was not at home today.Yet another trig between two barbed wire fences. Average views.

Good condition 2010-05-19 14:12 - TP0810 (Aldoth)

FB Number: 11397   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

3/7 Parked near T-junction and walked up the track. Well hidden in the gorse and only average views.

Good condition 2010-05-19 12:08 - TP5794 (Salta)

FB Number: S5773   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

2/7 Walked from car park opposite the Mawbray road, along the "sea front" and up the road to Salta. Asked at the farm but no one at home. Climbed over farm gate into field of young cows and found the trig between two barbed wire fences.This seems to be happening a lot just lately! Farmer just pulling into farmyard as I left but too far away to contact.Returned to car park via the Lowther Arms at Mawbray, well worth a visit.

Good condition 2010-05-19 10:50 - TP1123 (Beckfoot)

FB Number: S5772   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

1/7 A roadside trig only 10 metres above sea level. Remarkably good views for such a low lying trig.

Good condition 2010-05-18 15:25 - TP6304 (Tallentire Hill)

FB Number: S5743   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

4/4 As I have a new car, I declined to drive up the track. A very pleasant stroll to the trig and rewarded with superb all round views on a glorious day. Almost a perfect score to round off the day.

Good condition 2010-05-18 13:20 - TP6279 (Swarthy Hill)

FB Number: S5674   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

3/4 Walked up from car park, and left under a barbed wire fence. The trig is hidden by the in bloom gorse.Good 3/4 visibility

Good condition 2010-05-18 11:45 - TP1887 (Camp Farm)

FB Number: S5657   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

2/4 Walked up from promenade before returning to carry on to Swarthy Hill. No cattle or bees around today.

Good condition 2010-05-18 10:20 - TP5476 (Pleasant View)

FB Number: S5675   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

1/4 Parked in convenient layby and across the field. The trig is situated on a plinth between two barbed wire fences.

Good condition 2010-05-17 13:25 - TP3448 (Great Borne)

FB Number: S5947   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Took the route as per Chris Bombington. Quite steep on the latter stages and hard work on a hot and muggy day. Superb all round views on an afternoon's walk.

Good condition 2010-04-21 14:10 - TP2936 (Dunwood)

FB Number: S2690   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

2/2 circular walk from Ladderedge Country Park.Trig is in a hedge and facing the water tower.Visible from the roadside and easily accessed over the gate.

Good condition 2010-04-21 11:58 - TP6369 (The Common)

FB Number: S3983   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Done on a walk from Ladderedge. Ascended Devil's Lane and cut through a wood to bring you out in the field used by previous visitors. Barbed wire fence needed care and I was mobbed by a load of ewes and lambs at the trig. Good views on a pleasant walking day.

Damaged 2010-04-08 11:20 - TP4124 (Ives Head)

FB Number: S1637   Condition: Damaged   Score: 9/10

Parked in convenient layby at crossroads.Took similar approach to asbown except no cows today. Excellent all round views on the warmest day of the year so far.A deep crack on the corner near to the flush bracket.

Good condition 2009-12-14 13:55 - TP2582 (Creswell)

FB Number: S1976   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good views only spoiled by the roar of traffic from th M6. Parked off road west of M6 flyover by Whitgreave. Walked back towards Whitgreave and over a gate just before Grange farm and over three fields. Along time since previous log.

Good condition 2009-11-22 12:02 - TP4535 (Longridge Fell)

FB Number: S4561   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Done by ascending Longridge Fell on a very wet (underfoot) walk. Pillar has a coat of white paint and sits atop a large plinth. Very good 270 degree views despite the cloudy conditions. What a way to spend your 66th birthday!

Slightly damaged 2009-11-21 11:50 - TP1076 (Bashall Eaves)

FB Number: S4682   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Done on a walk from Clitheroe. Accessed through a small copse and over a very thorny hedge. Exit was much easier by going out through the (previously unseen)nearby gate! This was the day before my birthday hence the wine bottle! Limited views due to cloudy conditions.

Good condition 2009-11-12 13:23 - TP5535 (Prospect Hill)

FB Number: S1953   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Done on a circular walk from Gnosall.Accessed from the road and round the edge of a large field as crops had been planted.No signs of badgers today unfortunately. Average views partly obscured by the trees.

Good condition 2009-11-05 10:50 - TP5986 (Sir William Hill)

FB Number: S4148   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Done on a walk from Eyam. I would have scored it higher but clouds limited what would have been excellent views on a clearer day.

Good condition 2009-10-01 12:10 - TP1411 (Black Heath)

FB Number: S2749   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

2/2 Easily accessed over one wall by a mast.Again, cracking views on a lovely day.

Good condition 2009-10-01 10:50 - TP3961 (Hoftens Cross)

FB Number: S4174   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

1/2 Done on a walk from Waterhouses.Approached from the west as Ted did. Excellent all round views on a lovely Autumn day.

Good condition 2009-09-21 15:07 - TP1509 (Blymhill)

FB Number: S1899   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked opposite High Hall farm and scrambled under double gates. Trig is in hedge on righthand side. Some moss around the flush bracket.

Good condition 2009-09-21 14:37 - TP6846 (Weston Heath)

FB Number: S1897   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked in large layby on B5314,scrambled under a fence and across the dry (today) field.Reasonable views.

Good condition 2009-08-28 11:44 - TP3116 (Farley)

FB Number: S1832   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Done on a walk from Matlock.A bit boggy, flush bracket pointing towards the wood.Limited views.

Good condition 2009-08-13 13:20 - TP3972 (Hollinsclough Moor)

FB Number: S2777   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

2/2 on my walk from Longnor.Excellent all roud views.

Damaged 2009-08-13 11:15 - TP3614 (Hardings Booth)

FB Number: S4131   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

1/2 on a walk from Longnor. Good views apart from caravan park. I walked up the caravan access road ,then on the advice of friendly farmer took a detour right and left over a couple of walls. Spider is very exposed.

Good condition 2009-07-08 16:30 - TP2907 (Duncliffe Hill)

FB Number: S6023   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

5/5 Parked in layby south of Fry's farm and walked along main path before ascending quite steeply to the trig.The trig is now quite overgrown. Limited views but agree with PHMB re views a little further down.

Good condition 2009-07-08 15:50 - TP4444 (Little Hill)

FB Number: S2227   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

4/5 Accesed from layby on A350 very close to reservoir compound. Climbed over a padlockd gate, past the reservoir and trig is in the left hand corner atop a grassy knoll.It is shielded from the main road by trees on the high bank. All was dry underfoot on day of visit so I seem to have been fortunate compared to previous visitors.

Good condition 2009-07-08 13:30 - TP6271 (Sutton Down)

FB Number: S2211   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

3/5 Carried along the byway from White Sheet Hill trig and bore left at a crossroads of footpaths.Trig was a short distance through crop from the footpath. Good views.

Good condition 2009-07-08 12:20 - TP6899 (White Sheet Hill)

FB Number: S2223   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

2/5 Walked on byway off the A30 opposite Sands Lane.Could just see the top of the trig as the field was full of hemp. Good job it wasn't too far into the field.

Good condition 2009-07-08 11:20 - TP0738 (Wingreen)

FB Number: S1503   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

1/5 Very good all round views and a nearby toposcope. Easy access from the car park. Inquisitive cattle not a problem. Although a primary it did have an S prefix.

Slightly damaged 2009-07-07 16:10 - TP2438 (Corton Hill)

FB Number: S5875   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Easy access from gateway off the lane.Comes complete with aviation beacon and a circular stone structure. Superb all round views on day of visit.

Three for the price of one

Good condition 2009-07-06 16:30 - TP2404 (Copse House)

FB Number: S5710   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

6/6 This was probably one of the most dangerous attempts on a trig. The road was very busy and there is no "pavement". I photographed it from across the road by standing on a high bank.To obtain a grid reference would have been suicidal.Ther is parking a short distance down the road on the left.

Good condition 2009-07-06 15:45 - TP3825 (Higher Oborne)

FB Number: S5876   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

5/6 A nightmare! Despite having the exact coordinates(?), I could not locate it. Walked up and down the narrow lane which was fast becomong a river. To say I was wet and pissed off would be an understatement.

Good condition 2009-07-06 14:12 - TP2125 (Charlton Hill)

FB Number: S5713   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

4/6 Parked in gateway and walked along field to trig, rather wet underfoot.Done in between very heavy rain.The plinth is still intact.

Good condition 2009-07-06 12:30 - TP1598 (Bratton Hill)

FB Number: S5145   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

3/6 Parked in convenient layby and had to use GPS to locate trig in field full of crop. Dark rain clouds approaching and just made it back to the car before the heavens opened. Good views at time of visit (just!). My 200th trig.

Good condition 2009-07-06 11:25 - TP6970 (Windmill Farm)

FB Number: S5720   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

2/6 Parked in Wincanton library car park (free!) and walked up the main street. Turned left into and ascended Ireson Lane. Trig is off the Monarch's Way footpath. I had to climb over a padlocked gate and across a mown grassed area to reach the trig which is in view of a nearby property. However, no problems. Good all round views.

Good condition 2009-07-06 10:40 - TP3350 (Gigg Lane)

FB Number: S5968   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

1/6 Parked off a farm track and approached from the east. Not as overgrown as shown in previous photographs.

Good condition 2009-05-29 14:25 - TP0917 (Aston Hill)

FB Number: S1662   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Friendly farm lady, ground was bone dry and no cows.Very good all round views on a warm sunny day.

Good condition 2009-05-14 16:35 - TP2685 (Cumblands)

FB Number: S5765   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

4/4 Followed asbown's advice after stuggling to find the trig.Very advisable as cows with calves were in the field , friendly farmer gave me the location. Well hidden in hedge and getting very overgrown.

Good condition 2009-05-14 15:00 - TP5861 (Seascale)

FB Number: S5760   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

3/4 Easily accessed from the bridleway running alongside the golfcourse.Excellent views apart from the nuclear power plant

Good condition 2009-05-14 12:07 - TP3565 (Haile)

FB Number: S5218   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

2/4 Approached from Haile along bridleway and up a track. Very wet underfoot in the long grass.Very good views apart from Sellafield!

Good condition 2009-05-14 10:53 - TP6446 (Thornbank)

FB Number: S5764   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

1/4 Easy access from caravan car park and a little stile to get you over the wire fence.Very good views.

Good condition 2009-05-13 15:45 - TP4983 (Muncaster Fell)

FB Number: S5763   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Walked from Muncaster Castle car park to trig via Fell Lane and Muncaster tarn. Although there is no marked path on map OL 6, a well trodden route leads to the trig. Extremely windy on the day but cracking views.

Good condition 2009-05-12 14:05 - TP6085 (Southfield Bank)

FB Number: S5471   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked from Hodbarrow Point along shingle beach as tide was coming in, hard work. Managed to find a better route on return along the dunes. Accessed over barbed wire almost under tee, golfers in distance but no problem.Flush bracket needs more excavation.

Slightly damaged 2009-05-12 10:50 - TP3959 (Hodbarrow)

FB Number: S5454   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Excellent views for such a low lying trig point. Walked round fron nature reserve car park before walking on to Southfield Bank.

Good condition 2009-05-11 13:35 - TP4294 (Knott Hill)

FB Number: S5386   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Parked as below,went along bridleway but went through two gates and took a direct ascent.Stunning views on a good day.

Good condition 2009-04-25 15:10 - TP5970 (Shutlingsloe)

FB Number: S2760   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Stunning all round views including the Dee estuary, the Wrekin and Mow Cop on a cracking walking day. Could not get a picture of the pillar on its own.

Good condition 2009-04-19 14:30 - TP0942 (Axe Edge)

FB Number: S2766   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

3/3 on the Three Trig Challenge Walk. Approached from the North direct from the main road and up a rough path. The exit was westerly with a fair amount of bog trotting, fortunately the ground was fairly dry but still energy sapping. Again, superb all round views on a hot day and a highly reccommended walk, as good as it gets. T

Good condition 2009-04-19 12:55 - TP1769 (Burbage Edge)

FB Number: S4232   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

2/3 on Challenge walk. Approached from the South along the wall. Good coat of white paint makes the trig visible from a distance. Superb all round views on an increasingly warmer day. The grid reference was added after a revisit on June 8th 2014.

Good condition 2009-04-14 16:15 - TP4049 (Hulme)

FB Number: S2689   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Reasonable views in parts. Trig and flush bracket painted white.

Good condition 2009-04-14 15:30 - TP1748 (Bucknall)

FB Number: S2658   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Took the route as advised by rbarlow but had a problem. Turned into Fourth Avenue (not Durth) but there is a gated property at the end with no public access. Spoke to a friendly local who offered to show me the way. We drove back to the A52, turned right and immediately right again before the traffic lights and took the second left,Cranford Road where you can park.Take the well used path until a stile is reached, turn left and over another one to the trig. No horses today but good views over Stoke. My thanks to my guide without whom I may have still be trying to find it. He didn't even want a lift back home.

Good condition 2009-04-14 14:22 - TP6855 (Wetley Moor)

FB Number: S2672   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Took the direct route along by the fence. Good views over Stoke although rear view obscured by bushes.

Good condition 2009-04-14 12:25 - TP6850 (Westwood Hill)

FB Number: S2667   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked in large layby just north of Rownall Cottage Farm and walked back to Rownall Farm. Followed the path so far then bore right up and across two fields. Had similar problem as asbown but safely negotiated the barbed wire fences. Access is ok if you go to the field corner and over the walls.By passed the farm on return, much quicker.Good all round views. Could have been rough if ground was wet.

Slightly damaged 2009-04-14 11:50 - TP2779 (Dilhorne)

FB Number: S2030   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

Easily accessed from bridlepath opposite Dilhorne Common. In a small wooded area, so restricted views.

Good condition 2009-04-14 11:38 - TP3504 (Greenway Hall)

FB Number: S2657   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Drove up to the farm, barking dog but no one in at the farm. Met a man and a dog on other side of wall at the trig. Able to supply him with some info re trig points. Excellent all round views.

Good condition 2009-04-14 11:23 - TP6992 (Windycote)

FB Number: S2018   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on corner of Windycote/March lanes.Kept to rhs of wall and aimed for top rh corner of field and into next field.Very dry today and no sheep.

Good condition 2009-03-26 10:15 - TP4663 (Markfield)

FB Number: S2312   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Superb all round views on a cold, blustery day. This one completes all the trig points on the National Forest Explorer map No.245.

Good condition 2009-03-21 14:23 - TP3102 (Fallinge)

FB Number: S4142   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

If heading west, there is a lay by a short way before the bridleway.What would have been good views were somewhat obscured by heather burning taking place. A good day's trigging was spoilt as I may have lost my GPS in the area as it was the last trig of the day and could not find it when I got home. Fortunately it was a relatively cheap one.

Good condition 2009-03-21 13:05 - TP0714 (Harland South)

FB Number: 2998   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

If heading North East, there is a lay by on the right hand side just past Father Ted's grid reference for access. A small tree is the guide and there is even a "stile" stone for getting over the wall. Superb all round views, limited only by a slight haze. Some white paint remains on the trig and completely covers the flush bracket.

Good condition 2009-03-21 12:28 - TP6100 (Spitewinter)

FB Number: S1735   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked off Belland Lane through the gates by the masts. A friendly angler allowed me to park by the mast.Good views though hazy in the middle distance.

Good condition 2009-03-21 11:48 - TP7003 (Wirestone)

FB Number: S1831   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Parked in Eddlestowe Lot car park, crossed the road and up through the woods heading due east to a clearing.It would have been quicker if I had taken the road which heads North West along the edge of the wood. Limited views on a sunny day.

Good condition 2009-03-06 12:05 - TP6739 (Wardlow)

FB Number: S4192   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Done on a walk from Monsal Head on a glorious Spring day. I went over a small (padlocked) gate at the top of Cressbrook Dale at a junction with a bridlepath which heads due east towards Wardlow. At this point, the trig is not visible,but ascending south easterly up a short steady rise it appears quite spectacularly giving superb all round views. For the next 5 or so miles, we could see it upon the skyline. A well earned pint at the Monsal Head Hotel was the perfect ending to a cracking day.

Moved 2009-01-19 14:10 - TP5808 (Sandonbank)

FB Number: S2033   Condition: Moved   Score: 6/10

Followed Trigger's instructions (thanks) but I asked at Skeath Farm. The very friendly farmer directed me round the back and over a gate to the trig and I obtained a photo of the flush bracket number. In conversation, he said he had not nicked it but had contacted the OS to see if they would part with it as it was something of an obstacle when farming. It has been on this site for at least ten years. This one completes all the pillars on map244.

Slightly damaged 2009-01-19 13:15 - TP5336 (Peasley Bank)

FB Number: S1974   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Parked on RHS at end of tarmac road and walked back to Hundred Acre Farm. Climbed over opposite gate and ascended field. At the summit there are two lots of barbed wire to climb over. Field was very muddy but the views were worth the visit. Trig is very prominent from road.

Good condition 2009-01-08 13:05 - TP4623 (Mam Tor)

FB Number: S4230   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Done on a walk from Edale over Rushop Edge. There is a wreath atop the stone built pillar. Would have given a higher score but for clouds impairing what would be excellent views. Grid ref. and photos added on 03/08/14 whilst on our High Peak weekend with the East Staffs ramblers. Views today 8/10 on lovely sunny day. Early enough to avoid the expected hordes

Good condition 2008-12-26 11:40 - TP3858 (Hill House)

FB Number: S4170   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Done on a circular walk from Onecote on a cracking walking day with blue skies and sunshine. Trig has a good coat of white paint but the base is very exposed. Excellent all round views. Seems to a popular spot for launching model aircraft.

Good condition 2008-12-22 14:04 - TP2830 (Draycott)

FB Number: S2020   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Parked off Cheadle Road on Brookside and walked short distance up Cheadle Road to a stepped footpath on right hand side.Footpath leads close to a small group of trees wherein lies the trig.Views limited by the trees. Traces of white paint remain on trig. Note, if parking on Brookside, climb over fence by nearby telegraph pole and ascend, it cuts out the road walking as I found out on the descent!

Good condition 2008-12-22 13:23 - TP3745 (Heron Wood)

FB Number: S2007   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked at New Buildings farm and was directed by the passing friendly farmer. Approached through a very boggy field, trig was surrounded by a large puddle.Traces of white paint remained on the trig. Good views. Ignored by the moggies.

Good condition 2008-12-22 12:37 - TP4853 (Moddershall)

FB Number: S2010   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on road by a junction. Trig is on footpath through a hedge. Trig is very white. Average views,seemed to be a white Ferris Wheel in the distance.

Good condition 2008-12-22 11:55 - TP4452 (Little Stoke)

FB Number: S2009   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked on B5027 a little east of a tarmac drive, through a gated track, crossed a small brook betwen two barbed wire fences and climbed to trig. Excellent all round views. Returned down to a rusty gate and onto road, much easier!

Good condition 2008-12-05 15:36 - TP2605 (Cromer Hill)

FB Number: S2008   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Done on a circular walk from Milwich.Good views from the trig point.

Good condition 2008-11-22 14:50 - TP6157 (Stang Top Moor)

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

Second one today after Pendle Hill.Ascended from White Hough farm. Pity about the "rubbish tip". Another dram on my birthday!

Good condition 2008-11-22 11:45 - TP5370 (Pendle Hill)

FB Number: S2161   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Done on the Pendle Hill Circular walk from Barley. Superb all round views on a cold bright and breezy day. A call for a dram as it was JB's 150th trig and my 65th birthday. The photos were taken on a revisit on June 24th 2012. These are members of East Staffs Ramblers up here for the weekend. The picture of BB and JB was added on 23/04/15 whilst scanning old photographs.

Good condition 2008-11-20 11:10 - TP0829 (Alport Heights)

FB Number: S1547   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Done on a circular walk from Ambergate. Easily accessed by untying electrical cable holding wlre fencing together.Very good views on a good walking day.

Good condition 2008-11-12 14:37 - TP7072 (Wormhill)

FB Number: S4147   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked on concreted hard standing by a small gate. Go through this gate and bear left up through (at time of visit)two boggy fields.Views on a cold bright day were excellent

Good condition 2008-11-12 11:15 - TP6863 (Wheston)

FB Number: S4191   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Done a circular walk from Millers Dale.Accessed from from track off Water Lane via two fielda. Very good all round views.

Good condition 2008-10-24 13:58 - TP4924 (Morleyhill Farm)

FB Number: S4532   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

3/3 today on a Heage circular walk. Accessed from the road via a path and across a couple of fields. Very good views on a superb walking day. Rather wished we had asked the farmer as he sounds a nice chap but only read this afterwards.

Good condition 2008-10-24 11:23 - TP6661 (Upper Hartsay)

FB Number: S4534   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

2/3. Visible from the path and easy access through a gate. Reasonable views, not much more to say.

Good condition 2008-10-24 10:23 - TP6413 (The Plantains)

FB Number: S4535   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

1/3 on a walk from Heage.Although close to the road, it took some time to find.Very overgrown but got a passable photo of the flush bracket, hardly any of the trig is visible.

It is there.

Good condition 2008-10-22 10:22 - TP4388 (Lean Low)

FB Number: S4112   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Same ascent as gowrie, excellent views on a cold bright day.

Good condition 2008-10-20 14:07 - TP1382 (Birds Hill)

FB Number: S2257   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked in bus stop layby just across the road. Through a hedge gap and across the cropped field. The trig is visible from the road. Average views.

Good condition 2008-10-16 15:14 - TP2338 (Cold Harbour)

FB Number: S1636   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Easy parking by a gate on A6006, very busy. Trig was well hidden in trees close to the road. Only view was of the traffic.

Slightly damaged 2008-10-16 14:15 - TP5635 (Rempstone Hill)

FB Number: S4886   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

Called in on this one after doing East Leake. Easily accessed from a minor road.Well hidden in the hedge.Average views.

Good condition 2008-10-16 13:15 - TP2987 (East Leake)

FB Number: S1659   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Done on a circular walk from East Leake. Easy to find from wide track and very good views on the day.

Good condition 2008-10-09 12:13 - TP1460 (Blackstones Low)

FB Number: S4144   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Did this one on a circular walk from Brassington. Walked up the road past Tarmac and a steep ascent on to the top. Had to climb over a wall topped with barbed wire but no other problem. Reasonable views, quarries excepted. My 150th celebrated with a drop of single malt.

Good condition 2008-10-08 14:13 - TP5208 (Oaktree Farm)

FB Number: S2241   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

I went to Quee Lane Farm and obtained permission from a friendly farm lady. Access was through several gates and very squelchy fields, boots were essential and wellies may have been the better option. One fence had to be climbed and the trig still has traces of white paint. Reasonable views on a lovely Autumn day. The trig is rather tucked away and was not readily visible.I originally enquired at Oaktree Farm and was rather curtly informed there was no trig point despite showing him the OS map.It appears that Quee Lane Farm have bought some of their land and the trig now sits on Quee Lane farm property.

Good condition 2008-10-02 11:43 - TP5805 (Sandiacre)

FB Number: S1641   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

2/2 today. Easy to find close, close to lay by. Excellent all round views on a cracking walking day.

Damaged 2008-10-02 11:13 - TP5693 (Risley)

FB Number: S4623   Condition: Damaged   Score: 5/10

1/2 today on a circular walk from Ockbrook. The trig is becoming more overgrown and enveloped by the tree. Reasonable views.

Good condition 2008-09-18 13:45 - TP4823 (Milk Hill)

FB Number: S4126   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Second one today. The footpath was very overgrown and I went through a nearby gate passing lots of curious but quiet cows. Good views of Cauldon Low cement works.

Good condition 2008-09-18 11:37 - TP6053 (Soles Hill)

FB Number: S4173   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Walked up from Soles Hollow. A good climb on a very warm day. Well worth it for the views. First of two starting from Brown's cycle hire in Waterhouses.

Slightly damaged 2008-09-11 13:25 - TP3538 (Gun)

FB Number: S2615   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Walked up the road from Tittesworth Visitors Centre and along the path to the trig. Good views including Jodrell Bank and Shuttlingsloe.

Good condition 2008-08-28 11:35 - TP1521 (Bole Hill)

FB Number: S4153   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked to here from High Low trig via Magpie mine.Leave the path and ascend right and over a locked wooden gate. Access to trig is through a couple of fields. Very good views.

Good condition 2008-08-28 10:15 - TP3791 (High Low)

FB Number: S4061   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked along the Monyash-Sheldon road and took the path on the left. Trig quite easy to locate and is in good condition. Reasonable views.

Good condition 2008-08-21 18:55 - TP4525 (Long Rake)

FB Number: S4172   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Got this quite early as a bonus on what turned out to be a 13 1/2 mile walk looking for sites of special meaning. A large bull in field almost deterred us but he must have known we were after the trig as he obligingly moved into the adjacent field. Easy access from the road.

Good condition 2008-08-16 19:15 - TP1537 (Bottesford)

FB Number: S1751   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Walked over the level crossing and up the well trodden bridle path.Very good all round views.

Good condition 2008-08-14 14:00 - TP6378 (The Edge)

FB Number: 3443   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Second one today and quite easy to find. I believe the first trig toppled in 1944, probably due to erosion and the replacement was erected in 1945. Not often you get 2 for 1. This is my second dead trig in the last two months. If this is a primary why is it listed as having an S? We remarked at the time of our visit on the absence of an S.

Good condition 2008-08-14 11:45 - TP4216 (Kinder Low)

FB Number: S4113   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Ascended from Edale up Jacob's Ladder but well worth the effort. Excellent panoramic views from a bleak location. Next stop is The Edge trig. Photograpghs added on August 4th 2013 after a scramble up Red Brook.

An original from 2008

Good condition 2008-08-06 12:00 - TP3679 (Hawks Low)

FB Number: S4116   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Attempted this one on a walk and tried an approach from White Cliff Farm but put off by aggressive farm alsatian.Retraced my steps and ascended from the lay-by on the A515. Excellent all round views from a footpath less (?) trig point.

Good condition 2008-07-30 13:45 - TP3520 (Grindon Moor)

FB Number: S2616   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

4/4 on the 9 mile circular walk from Onecote. No problem climbing over barbed wire but a bit or a quagmire round the pillar.Reasonable views.Off to the Jervis Arms now for a well earned pint.

Good condition 2008-07-30 12:30 - TP4682 (Martins Low)

FB Number: S4132   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

3/4 on Onecote walk.Very easy access,just off the road by a footpath sign. Painted in dazzling white, hard not to miss.Superb all round views on a cracking walking day. A very pleasant and shelterd spot to have the sandwiches.

Good condition 2008-07-30 11:25 - TP1562 (Bradnop)

FB Number: S3899   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

2/4 on Onecote circular walk.Easy access by a gate down the road.Cows nearby, fortunately took no interest.Good views.

Good condition 2008-07-30 11:00 - TP0190 (Moor Top)

FB Number: S2675   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

1/4 on a circular walk from Onecote.Pillar has an OS plaque (1999). No problem climbing barbed wire fence.Quite good views.

Toppled 2008-07-16 12:45 - TP0749 (Coringdon)

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

Walked to here from Ballard Down trig point. Not much to add to previous visitor's comments. Met a retired surveyor and his wife near the trig, very knowledgable and informative. His comment re the trig was " a very sad sight".

A sad sight

Good condition 2008-07-16 11:00 - TP0989 (Ballard Down)

FB Number: S2518   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Found whilst walking along the Purbeck Way. The pillar is white and in very good condition. Very good views. Carried on to the obelisk and then to Coringdon before returning to Swanage. An excellent walking day.

Good condition 2008-07-15 12:05 - TP4305 (Knowle Hill)

FB Number: S2580   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Easy walk from Corfe Castle. Good views on a very pleasant day.

Good condition 2008-07-14 14:45 - TP6120 (St Albans Head)

FB Number: S2581   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Walked from Renscombe farm car parkto the trig point. Carried on to St. Aldhelms Chapel and Chapmans Pool and back to car park. Good views.

Good condition 2008-07-14 11:00 - TP6062 (South Barn)

FB Number: S2579   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked from Durnford Drove and Priests Way.Track to Cuckoo Pound marked "Private" so carried on to Belle Vue Farm.Took the track opposite ie S bound and climbed barbed wire fence after first large field. Keep to rhs, bear left at end of field and climb over stone wall where accessible into next field. Trig is directly across field and just over the wall in the next field at the intersection of 2 fields. Disturbed a small deer in the process.Probably not the best approach to the trig! Good views on a pleasant day.

Good condition 2008-07-11 15:25 - TP6291 (Swyre Head)

FB Number: S2578   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Walked up from disused Quarry car park. A very pleasant walk along the clifftops, good views only spoiled slightly by haze over the sea. Passed through "Heavens Gate" on the way up and down!

Good condition 2008-07-11 14:05 - TP2580 (Creech Barrow)

FB Number: S2588   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Took Rhayader_wanderer's advice and had no problems apart from very overgrown track. Excellent all round views. A concrete seat with lettering "Everything has to be earned but anything is possible" was close by and looked quite new.

Good condition 2008-07-11 11:05 - TP3184 (Fitzworth Farm)

FB Number: S2570   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Very remote location, on top of the largest oilfield in Europe according to one of the workers.I followed Mick and Shane's directions, no problem.The trig point was almost covered in ferns and took a bit of finding. Limited views. There was quite a lot of activity on the tracks with the installation of a new pipeline taking place.

Good condition 2008-07-03 14:20 - TP6946 (Willesley Resr)

FB Number: S2256   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Very civilised access by stone steps. Good all round views.Trig has chamfered edges making it theoretically octagonal. Is this unusual?

Good condition 2008-07-03 10:55 - TP0830 (Alton Grange)

FB Number: S2265   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Collected on a circular walk from Packington. A slight diversion from the path and no problem finding the trig point.Between here and Normanton le Heath, there were signs of current open cast mining in operation. Nothing marked on the 2005 Explorer, looks very recent.

Good condition 2008-06-30 14:15 - TP5817 (Saredon Hill)

FB Number: S1837   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Similar approach to that taken by Deego.Had to walk up the field before trig was visible due to wheat crop in field. Still some traces of white paint visible.

Slightly damaged 2008-06-26 13:20 - TP2808 (Donington Resr)

FB Number: 11801   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

Ended up surrounded by lots of inquisitive bullocks who tried to follow us out of the field. Did this one along with Bleak House Hill on a 9 mile circular walk from Diseworth.

Here's looking at you.

Toppled 2008-06-26 10:15 - TP1494 (Bleak House Hill)

FB Number: S1634   Condition: Toppled   Score: 5/10

Had a chat with the "owner" of the trig at No. 20. He apparently rescued it from the vicinity of the motorway service area. He intends to put some sort of plaque on it at a later date.

Good condition 2008-06-19 14:25 - TP5202 (Oaker Hill)

FB Number: S4141   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Well worth the short steep climb for superb all round views. Took similar approach to Managra. Flush bracket had white paint on it, some paint on the pillar itself.

Good condition 2008-06-19 11:50 - TP4015 (Hopping Top)

FB Number: S4203   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Approached from the North East whilst doing a circular walk from Winster. Good views on a fine walking day.

Good condition 2008-06-12 13:05 - TP3795 (High Neb)

FB Number: S2157   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Superb panoramic views on a cracking walking day.Some traces of white paint remain on the pillar.

Toppled 2008-06-07 14:20 - TP4016 (Hopwas)

FB Number: S2316   Condition: Toppled   Score: 5/10

Took the approach by Mick and Shane but drove up the bridle path to a locked gate. I think the quarry workings may have changed a bit since their visit.I took the SW path then climbed over a gate and walked through the quarry, it was a Saturday afternoon, and headed for the mast. After a few wrong approaches I got to the buildings and climbed a plastic coated fence which had convenient concrete posts for getting over. Across a field, over a sheep fence and to the Trig Point. It was visible on the approach to the buildings. There were two workmen on site but if they did see me, I was not challenged.

Good condition 2008-06-05 11:30 - TP1406 (Black Edge)

FB Number: S2775   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Trig has a white coat of paint and was easily visible on a circular from Buxton. The views were outstanding on a very pleasant day's ramble.

Good condition 2008-06-05 10:00 - TP2407 (Corbar Hill)

FB Number: S2767   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Access through Corbar Woods and easy to follow path. Excellent views from the top.

Good condition 2008-06-04 15:00 - TP3057 (Elton Common)

FB Number: S4204   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Accessed by climbing over padlocked gate, TP is visible from the road. Black and white sheeps in field but paid me no attention. Agree with ted about the views/location.

Good condition 2008-06-04 12:50 - TP6024 (Slipper Low)

FB Number: S4143   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Fairly easy approach from the minor SW road by ascending a couple of fields. Reasonable views and a pleasant spot to have lunch.

Good condition 2008-06-04 11:05 - TP1483 (Blakelow Hill)

FB Number: S4184   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Did this one on a circular walk from Winster on a very pleasant day.Approached it from the east similarly to asbown, no problems.Very good all round views apart from Grangemill Quarry.

Good condition 2008-05-29 14:40 - TP2852 (Drum Hill)

FB Number: S1720   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Done on a pleasant circular walk from Little Eaton on a warm day.Had an encounter with a police dog handler + dogs, no problem, similar reaction to asbown. Easily accessed from the road but the land is private according to the constabulary.I had tried to access it from the north through the woods earlier on my walk but there were too many other paths. Verg good views and TP in good condition.

Good condition 2008-05-26 13:15 - TP0787 (Acton Trussell)

FB Number: S1968   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

The marked path alongside of Acton Trussell Farm is no longer present as stated by mickandshane. I parked just past (west) of the farm by a convenient gate. Over the gate straight up the field to another gate.Through this and keep to right of a pond to another gate.Through this and the TP is in the field. At time of visit,TP could only be seen by standing on the gate as the field was full of growing wheat. Keep to tractor tracks and you shouldn't damage much crop.

Good condition 2008-05-22 11:10 - TP3971 (Hollington)

FB Number: S2019   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Access a bit tricky but found a way over barbed wire and a mesh fences managing to tear my trousers on the way back. Could not find r barlow's fence to hop over! Pillar is painted white and in good condition. The adjacent corrugated metal spoils a decent photograph. Done on a circular walk from near Hollington on a warm day.

Good condition 2008-05-15 12:10 - TP5191 (Noton Barn)

FB Number: S4183   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Collected this one on a circular from Middleton by Youlgreave via Over Haddon. Good all round views on a nice sunny day.

Good condition 2008-05-08 13:40 - TP0690 (Binsey)

FB Number: S5707   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked in very small car park at Over Tarn.Walked to High Ireby then Ruthwaite.The scenery is more akin to the Peak District with lots of greenery. A moderate ascent gets you to the cemented rock trig point. Some carved initials were visible. Good all round views on on a lovely sunny day from the most (allegedly) northerly crag in the Lake District.

Good condition 2008-05-05 13:25 - TP3803 (High Raise)

FB Number: S5989   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Did this as diversion on a walk from Rosthwaite to Grasmere. A bit boggy on the ascent but good views. The pillar is an assembly of cemented rocks.

Slightly damaged 2008-05-01 12:35 - TP6409 (The Mountain)

FB Number: S2272   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Walked to it from Kirk Ireton via Broad Way and the footpath. Appeared to be on private land but no problem with access.Excellent all round views on a sunny May Day. This is not me in the photo but one of several walking friends.

Good condition 2008-04-24 12:10 - TP2588 (Crich Mount)

FB Number: S1719   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Very wet and windy at the top, would have given it a higher score for views on a better day. Did it on an 8 mile circukar walk from High Peak Junction, Cromford.

Good condition 2008-04-22 15:00 - TP5925 (Sheen Hill)

FB Number: S4150   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Took Lone Walker's afvice, no problem. Walked up track to High Sheen Farm, nobody in so climbed over low barbed wire fence. Excellent panoramic views including Hartington. Trig point very well maintained.

Good condition 2008-04-22 14:00 - TP1010 (Bank Top)

FB Number: S4188   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Did this one ao a short walk from Hartington. Walked up the path to Bank Top Farm and asked the lady who was mowing the lawn, no problem, a minute walk across the field. Really good all round views on a warm day.

Good condition 2008-04-14 17:45 - TP5098 (New Marton)

FB Number: S3110   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

The third one on my canal holiday.Accessed from the road over a barbed wire fence, care needed! A nice day and very good views made all the better as it was my hundredth trig point. I was taken to this one by fellow members of the crew without my knowledge and a glass of single malt at the point completed the occasion. NOTE- Whist sorting out trig photos, I found Bal Mawr so Sutton is now my hundredth pillar!

Good condition 2008-04-14 09:25 - TP6265 (Sutton)

FB Number: S3212   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Did this one from Queen's Head on a cold damp morning from our holiday narrowboat. Good all round views. The "S" is above the FB number. This is my 100th one.

Slightly damaged 2008-04-12 17:45 - TP0814 (Alkington Grange)

FB Number: S3116   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Walked to here from the Llangollen canal whilst on a narrowboat holiday.Surrounded on three sides by a hedge, barely visible from the road. Accessed by a stile and walk parallel to road, about one minute walk.

Good condition 2008-04-10 12:35 - TP6856 (Wetton Low)

FB Number: S4169   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Did this one on an Ilam Wetton circular walk.TP is very visible from quite a distance. Good all round views.

Good condition 2008-04-03 14:05 - TP4060 (Hunger Hill)

FB Number: S2253   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Done as part of ramble I made up taking in the 4 Ridwares.Trig was situated in a scrubby field and had traces of white paint on it. Revisited on 22/08/12 with the East Staffs Ramblers on a walk from Hill Ridware.

Good condition 2008-03-24 14:01 - TP3836 (Highfields)

FB Number: S2260   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked at end of bridleway on Clifton Lane.A 10 minute walk along b/way brings you to the TP. It snowed on the day but still got some good views.

Damaged 2008-03-17 14:35 - TP1326 (Bentley)

FB Number: S2379   Condition: Damaged   Score: 5/10

Quite a few cracks on all faces, quite good views. I parked in Hurley lane on a pull in on bend visible from B4116. Walked back to and along main road, TP easily seen just past farm.Field was muddy so boots advised.

Good condition 2008-03-17 14:00 - TP1327 (Bentley Park Wood)

FB Number: S3050   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Like previous visitors, I had to remove soil and roots to expose the flush bracket. I parked off road (opp PH) on track leading to keepers cottage.100yards past this is a track leading to field and TP. Again boots were useful. TP does appear to be sinking.

Good condition 2008-03-13 12:35 - TP4989 (Musden Low)

FB Number: S4125   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Done as part of a ramble from Ilam, taking in Clif Top TPt.Stunning views on a clear day.

Good condition 2008-03-13 11:25 - TP2226 (Cliff Top)

FB Number: S2278   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good all round views on a breezy and bright day.

Slightly damaged 2008-03-07 13:30 - TP2628 (Crow Wood Farm)

FB Number: S4007   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

Good condition 2008-03-06 10:40 - TP6658 (Upper Eaton)

FB Number: S2050   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Moved 2008-03-01 14:56 - TP2150 (Chevin Hill)

FB Number: S1710   Condition: Moved   Score: 4/10

2/3 This pillar is leaning quite markedly and again has some moss on it.

Good condition 2008-03-01 14:40 - TP2151 (Chevinside)

FB Number: S4533   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

First of three on a walk from Milford. Unlike most others, I approached this one from Firestone to the North West across three fields.Very neglected and overgrown with brambles and moss.

Good condition 2008-02-28 11:27 - TP5267 (Ox Stones)

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

The second picture was taken on a revisit on August 7th 2017

Good condition 2008-02-25 14:45 - TP7021 (Wolgarston)

FB Number: NONE   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Are there many Trig Points without a Flush bracket number? It's the first one for me. I parked on a bridle path just east of the TP. Fortunately there is a convenient roadside gap in an impressive hawthorn hedge.

Good condition 2008-02-23 15:30 - TP2369 (Common Farm)

FB Number: S2271   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2008-02-23 14:40 - TP1576 (Brailsford)

FB Number: S2273   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Very accessible, park in layby and you can see it across the road.

Good condition 2008-02-21 15:36 - TP4351 (Langley Green)

FB Number: S2277   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2008-02-21 15:31 - TP3379 (Glebe Land)

FB Number: S4009   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

The Trig Point(flush bracket side) is covered by a fixed fencing panel. Very difficult to get a good photograph as the other 3 sides are covered by a hedge. We asked the owner of the house whose garden contains the trig point. If I ever revisit, I will go into the field for a photo.

It's in there somewhere

Good condition 2008-02-16 14:50 - TP3019 (Edale Moor)

FB Number: S4231   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

The second one today after WinHill Pike.Quite cold up here today so the peat bogs were not too soft. Trig point is surrounded by peat. The later pictures were taken on August 5th 2018 on a baking hot day. Very different from 10 1/2 years ago. Still do not why they are coming out ninety degrees out.

Good condition 2008-02-16 11:45 - TP6995 (Winhill Pike)

FB Number: S4228   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

First of two today on a Ranger led walk fom Hope Station. Cracking weather and views. This photograph of yours truly was taken on 20/04/13 and is my most visited pillar over the years.

Slightly damaged 2008-02-14 14:35 - TP3519 (Grindley)

FB Number: S2051   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Bit of a scramble over barbed wire fence to get this one Good views. The second one today on a walk from Stowe- by Chartley.

Good condition 2008-02-14 11:10 - TP2126 (Chartley Park)

FB Number: S2049   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

First of two today starting from Stowe- by-Chartley. Good views on day of visit.

Good condition 2008-02-07 12:15 - TP6669 (Upton)

FB Number: S2380   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Did this one on walk from Fenny Drayton.

Good condition 2008-01-24 14:45 - TP1378 (Birchwood Park)

FB Number: S2276   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

The second one today on a cicular walk from Rocester via Roston and back.

Good condition 2008-01-24 11:00 - TP5527 (Prestwood)

FB Number: S2017   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

The first of two trigs today on a walk from Rocester.

Good condition 2008-01-20 15:05 - TP5456 (Pistern Hill)

FB Number: S2266   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Part of a walk from Hartshorne on at times,a very wet day.

Good condition 2008-01-10 12:35 - TP1532 (Borough Fields)

FB Number: S2258   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Collected this one at the end of a circular walk from Rosliston Forestry Centre. At time of our visit, a small floral memorial complete with a stick marked "Dan" was close to the trig point.

Good condition 2007-12-26 11:05 - TP0967 (Bagots Park)

FB Number: S4205   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

A Boxing Day walk and a trip with a plaquue attached."Adopted and maintained by Lawrence Shaw, January 1994". Good all round views.

Good condition 2007-12-20 11:30 - TP5642 (Reynards)

FB Number: S4185   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked from Dovedale CP. Very cold wintry day and even colder at the top.Slightly misty at the summit with a thick frost on the branches and ground - quite atmospheric.

Good condition 2007-12-13 11:45 - TP5745 (Round Berry)

FB Number: S2295   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Got this one at the second attempt. The farmer had placed a big pile of plastic wrapped hay bales in front of it. We had to crawl through a small gap to access it One of the more interesting approaches to a TP!

Good condition 2007-12-12 15:30 - TP0910 (Askew Hill)

FB Number: S2237   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Did this one on a cold bright wintry day. 4 mile cicular walk from Repton. Quite good views.

Good condition 2007-12-07 11:55 - TP6930 (Wibben Hill)

FB Number: S4186   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Had to climb oves a barbed wire fence (very carefully!) in a howling gale. Glad to get down again.

Good condition 2007-11-29 12:15 - TP4115 (Ipstones)

FB Number: S2031   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Bit of a scramble off the track, good views overlooking Ipstones.

Good condition 2007-11-17 15:00 - TP3944 (Hinderwell Beacon)

FB Number: S4274   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Visited as part of a walk from Runswick Bay via the Captain Cook Inn at Staithes. Revisited on September 29th nearly 12 years later. Managed to park near turning circle and a short walk to the pillar.

Good condition 2007-11-08 11:50 - TP3018 (Ecton Hill)

FB Number: S2765   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Did this one on a very wet and windy day. Difficult to stand up ut the TP.

Good condition 2007-11-01 11:05 - TP3620 (Hare Hill)

FB Number: S2242   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Ask permission at the house/farm. The owners said they did not know it was there when they moved in,such was the rubble and undergrowth around it. It is marked on the Explorer map(259), 2005 edition.

Good condition 2007-09-15 15:35 - TP6074 (South Nab)

FB Number: S1770   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

This was supposed to be another 3 Trig Challenge walk but no Ranger turned up! We made up a 12 miler and collected this one. The gradually rising track parallel to the main road seemed to go on forever.

Good condition 2007-08-22 11:45 - TP5317 (Parsley Hay Farm)

FB Number: S2989   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked from Monyash for this one. Crossed a couple of fields just off busy A515.

Good condition 2007-08-15 11:45 - TP0713 (Blake Mere)

FB Number: 2989   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Walked from Upper Hulme on cold and breezy day.Rembrance wreath on TP but plaque was missing.

Good condition 2007-07-05 12:35 - TP6136 (St Stephens Hill)

FB Number: S2052   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Did this one on ramble from Abbots Bromley via Admaston.Good views overlooking Blithfield reservoir.

Slightly damaged 2007-06-09 15:30 - TP7322 (Hey Edge)

FB Number: S2640   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

This one was visited as part of a ranger led 3 trig challenge walk.Constructed in 1940, it is unusual in that it is not shown as a blue triangle on the os map. Although an OS built pillar, observations were never taken from it. This information was obtained from a handout,thanks to the Ranger. A highly reccommended walk if you see it advertised in the Peak District booklet. It certainly helps to have ranger leading the way! Grid reference and photos added on 02/08/14 whilst on our High Peak weekend with the East Staffs ramblers.

Good condition 2007-06-09 12:35 - TP3980 (Holme Moss)

FB Number: 2958   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

This was the second one visited on the 3 Trig Challenge. Quite impressive atop a cairn. The grid reference and photos were added on a return visit on 02/08/14 with the East Staffs Ramblers on our annual High Peak weekend. Access much improved since last visit.

Good condition 2007-06-09 11:45 - TP3130 (Featherbed Moss)

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

The first one of the three trig challenge walk. lovely day and views. Revisited with the East Staffordshire Ramblers on our annual High Peak weekend. The photographs were added on 01/08/15 on a very wet day and bog trotting. For some odd reason, when I recorded the position on my GPS, it showed a number and mark to the to the South although I was standing by the pillar.

Good condition 2007-06-01 11:35 - TP1522 (Bolehill East)

FB Number: S1716   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Very warm day but worth it for the views.

Good condition 2007-05-24 13:10 - TP0199 (Charnwood)

FB Number: S2964   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good views overlooking Bradgate Park.

Good condition 2007-05-17 11:05 - TP7019 (Wolfscote Hill)

FB Number: S4187   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Rather eerie up here, bit like a lunar landscape with the rocks spread around. TP has a NT plaque attached.Excellent views all round.Goosanders and dippers spotted on river whilst returning to start of an 11 mile walk. Revisited on 01/09/12 with the East Staffs. Ramblers on a walk from Alstonfield.

Slightly damaged 2007-04-25 18:20 - TP1488 (Blandys Hill)

FB Number: S5551   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Did this one early evening while the galley slave cooked our evening meal on our narrowboat. Finished with a pint before returning to the boat.

Good condition 2007-04-12 14:35 - TP5641 (Revidge)

FB Number: S4171   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

TP has a nice coat of white paint, very smart! Lovely day for a ramble.

Good condition 2007-03-11 11:10 - TP3662 (Hasker Farm)

FB Number: S4229   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good views over Carsington Water.

Damaged 2007-02-22 13:45 - TP4039 (Hound Hill)

FB Number: S2240   Condition: Damaged   Score: 5/10

A muddy walk from Marchington. Fine view overlooking Dovegate prison!

Good condition 2007-01-19 11:25 - TP1080 (Batemans Plantation)

FB Number: S4059   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Walked from Middleton Top on a very nice day. Good views.

Good condition 2006-10-05 12:50 - TP1692 (Brough Hall)

FB Number: S1961   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Did this one on a wet day. A longish drive to Haughton for a short ramble.

Good condition 2006-06-15 12:50 - TP5133 (No Mans Heath)

FB Number: S2261   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

A Four Counties walk with lunch at the Four Counties Inn.

Good condition 2006-05-25 14:05 - TP2364 (Colton Manor Farm)

FB Number: 2972   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Got this one on a circular walk from Colton.

Good condition 2006-04-04 13:20 - TP2347 (Coley)

FB Number: S2065   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Found this one on a made up walk fron Colwich.

Good condition 2006-03-30 15:20 - TP0197 (Sunny Hill)

FB Number: S4530   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Found this one when on an 8 mile walk from Duffield. Quite prominent but you have to climb over a fence to get to it. First visited on 30/03/06 but no photograph. Photograph added on a revisit on 01/03/08

Good condition 2006-03-23 13:45 - TP3433 (Grange Farm)

FB Number: S2262   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Done on a nice but very cold day. The picture was added during an East Staffs ramble on 06/05/10

Good condition 2006-03-16 13:15 - TP1098 (Beacon Hill)

FB Number: S2254   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

We got access to this one by asking at the farm on Cross Lane. The photograph was taken on 11/12/2008 on a second visit whilst on a local ramble and accessed form Craythorne via the golf course.

Good condition 2006-03-16 10:40 - TP0856 (Anslow Leys)

FB Number: S2251   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Only 3 miles from my home and the third nearest. Park in car park (mind the bus) opposite the Acorn pub.

Good condition 2006-03-02 12:50 - TP3936 (Hilltop)

FB Number: S2255   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Done on Longden circular walk taking in Farewell and Chorley.

Slightly damaged 2006-02-09 13:45 - TP1669 (Bromley Park)

FB Number: S2252   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

Took two attempts to find this one. Almost impossible to see from the road as it is in a hedge. Climb over gate into a field and it can be seen on the other side of the hedge.

Good condition 2006-01-26 12:20 - TP0811 (Aleck Low)

FB Number: S4115   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Collected this one on John Merrill's Two Trails walk. Good views.

Slightly damaged 2005-11-19 11:55 - TP0702 (Little Whernside)

FB Number: 2982   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

The last of the 3 peaks challenge. a little disappointing after the other two. It took us 2 years to to do the challenge as we had a weeked away to do each one!

Good condition 2005-08-10 11:50 - TP1418 (Black Hill)

FB Number: S3750   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Did this one on a Reak Ale walking holiday. Good weather and views.

Good condition 2005-07-21 13:45 - TP3602 (Harborough Rocks)

FB Number: S4140   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Did this one on a John Merrill walk. The photographs and Grid Reference were added on 02/07/14 on a return visit nearly nine years later.

Good condition 2005-07-14 14:05 - TP4659 (Markeaton Hill)

FB Number: S3984   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Not often you find one in someone's front garden.

Good condition 2005-07-14 12:10 - TP6008 (Skitteridge Wood)

FB Number: S4006   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Two on the same walk today. In a wood by a watertower.

Good condition 2005-04-07 11:15 - TP4883 (Money Hill)

FB Number: S2264   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Done on a shortish walk from Staunton Harold

Slightly damaged 2005-03-24 11:45 - TP1664 (Brocton Field)

FB Number: 11490   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Walked from Seven Springs to find this one. To date, this is my only trig point with a 5 digit number. Good views over the Chase.

Good condition 2005-01-06 13:15 - TP4037 (Hough Park)

FB Number: S2275   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Got this one on a walk from Bradley. A difficult walk as many of the paths marked on the OS map seemed to have disappeared!

Good condition 2004-12-02 11:30 - TP4911 (Moor Plantations)

FB Number: S4151   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Lovely, cold bright day but muddy in parts.

Good condition 2004-11-21 11:04 - TP6962 (Winder Hill)

FB Number: S5659   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Done on a horrible wet day. Did Pen-y-ghent the previous day in glorious sunshine and snow on the ground. What a contrast!

Good condition 2004-11-20 12:05 - TP5414 (Pen-Y-Ghent)

FB Number: S5776   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

What a day! Glorious sunshine and hard packed snow underfoot. The views from the summit were fantastic.

Good condition 2004-09-16 10:05 - TP0191 (Regents Wood)

FB Number: S2259   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Literally a minutes walk from Stile Cop car park.

Good condition 2004-06-25 13:45 - TP5741 (Ross Castle)

FB Number: S3697   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

A lovely day with excellent views.Did it along with Chatton Park Hill on a walk from Chillinghham.

Good condition 2004-06-25 10:50 - TP2131 (Chatton Park Hill)

FB Number: S3575   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

1 of 2 obtained on a walk from Chillingham.

JB on the right got me into trigging!

Good condition 2004-05-11 11:45 - TP5837 (Scarness)

FB Number: S5706   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Got this whilst on a visit to Dodd Wood to see the ospreys. Nice views of Bassenthwaite Lake and the ospreys. The photograph and grid reference were added on a return visit on the 24th September 2103.

Good condition 2004-04-08 12:35 - TP3813 (High Wheeldon)

FB Number: S4154   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Walked from Parsley Hay via Pilsbury Castle.Good views. The photographs were added on a return visit over eight years later on October 27th 2012.There were broken fragments of a stone gnome atop the pillar. The walk started at Longnor and took in the Dragon's Back (Chrome Hill and Parkhouse) and topped off with High Wheeldon. An excellent walk on a cold but sunny day.


Good condition 2004-02-19 12:10 - TP6878 (White Edge)

FB Number: S2132   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Travelled up on a Derbyshire Wayfarer ticket to do this one. Part of a 9 mile Grindleford/Curbar walk.

Slightly damaged 2004-01-04 11:15 - TP6360 (The Butts)

FB Number: 2990   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Good views over Cannock Chase. Photograpph added March 10th 2014


Good condition 2003-11-22 11:10 - TP4102 (Ingleborough)

FB Number: S5619   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Quite a day. My 60th birthday and England won the Rugby World Cup!A fairly hard climb but well wotrh it.

Good condition 2003-11-20 11:35 - TP4007 (Hoon Mount)

FB Number: S2239   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

The second nearest to my home. Although not very high, extensive views and an informative plaque. The photographs were taken on New Years Eve 2012 after I walked from home. I have to agree about the lack of footpath signs, although the metal posts remain, the field was very muddy making it very difficult to follow the path in its early stages.I ended up walking round the field edges to avoid all the mud. The views are still good for a relatively low pillar. 8/10

Good condition 2003-11-06 15:10 - TP6060 (Sough Top)

FB Number: S4146   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Slight detour to get this one whilst on 11 mile walk around Chelmorton and Flagg. A bit foggy on the top by the reservoir so limited views. The photographs were addded on a return visit on August 20th 2016 nearly 13 years later!

Good condition 2003-09-01 15:02 - TP3949 (Hips Heugh)

FB Number: 3569   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Very good condition painted in white.Good views all round. Did this one while on holiday at Beadnell bay.

Good condition 2003-08-21 12:10 - TP5950 (Shining Tor)

FB Number: S2773   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Got this one on a walk round Axe Edge. Very clean and smart wih it's white coat.

Good condition 2003-08-14 11:45 - TP2449 (Coton Park)

FB Number: S2263   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Done whilst walking around Coton in the elms and Botany Bay.

Good condition 2003-07-24 17:23 - TP4600 (Madge Hill)

FB Number: S2274   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Done on a 12 mile walk taking in Carsington Water and Kirk Ireton. Barley Mow at KI well worth a visit.

Good condition 2003-06-12 13:55 - TP4957 (Mow Cop)

FB Number: S2666   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good views.

Good condition 2003-06-04 13:05 - TP1022 (Bardon Hill)

FB Number: S2962   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Part 2, 17 miles of the Ivanhoe Way

Good condition 2003-06-01 14:30 - TP3776 (High Cademan)

FB Number: S1635   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Done as part of the Ivanhoe Way

Good condition 2003-05-14 13:05 - TP6001 (Skiddaw)

FB Number: S1543   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

A long slog.Rather murky at summit which spoilt the views. An interesting descent down Carl Side. The Grid Reference and photographs were added on a return visit on September 22nd 2013. The route went up Ullock Pike and Carl Side. The wee boy with his father was only 9 years old.

Good condition 2003-03-20 12:15 - TP3525 (Grove Farm)

FB Number: S2297   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Taken in on a 10 mile ramble. 6th log. Photograph and Grid Reference added on visit to Chapman's Garden Centre on January 7th 2013

Grove Frm

Slightly damaged 2002-11-23 13:45 - TP4524 (Long Mount)

FB Number: S5201   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Cracking views.

Good condition 2002-11-15 11:45 - TP6422 (The Roaches)

FB Number: S2598   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

A good ramble and excellent views

Good condition 2002-10-23 11:45 - TP6780 (Weaver Hill)

FB Number: S1539   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Part of an 8 mile ramble. It hailed on the way up but brightened up at the top. Superb views all round. My first primary. The photographs were added on a return visit on 01/03/14, about 12 years later.

Good condition 2002-08-08 11:30 - TP6150 (Stanage Edge)

FB Number: S2156   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Third logged trig.

Good condition 2002-03-21 11:30 - TP5704 (Robin Hill)

FB Number: S1724   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

My first recorded Trig Point. Good Views. Done on route of the 13 mile Horseshoe Trail

Slightly damaged 1998-05-19 11:01 - TP0975 (Bal Mawr)

FB Number: S7281   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

This is one I found whilst sorting out old photo albums and had not logged it as I was not a "triggie" in those days. The date of entry is 28/05/2013 . The views and weather were superb. This now makes a total of 400 pillars.

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