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Good condition 2019-03-30 12:40 - TP12527 (Hampstead Church Spire)

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

Nice church in a v.v. affluent area.

Good condition 2019-03-30 12:05 - TP12464 (St Annes Church Spire Brookfield)

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

Walked over Heath from Hampstead tube to Parliament Hill, overlooking the spire in the valley below.

Good condition 2019-03-29 15:00 - TP11187 (Tower of London Flagstaff)

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

Walked east along the riverside walks from Temple to the Tower on a bright spring day.

Good condition 2019-03-29 14:55 - TP11189 (Tower Bridge North Vane)

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

Walked along north riverside walks from Temple to the Tower & Tower Bridge. Previous day had walked the south bank London Bridge station to Westminster

Good condition 2019-03-29 14:55 - TP11188 (Tower Bridge South Vane)

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

Good condition 2019-03-28 12:50 - TP11179 (St Pancras Station Spire)

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

Walked past and peeped in after arriving at Kings X.

Good condition 2019-03-28 12:40 - TP11178 (Kings Cross East Tower Flagstaff)

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

Arrived on a Newcastle express for a few days in London. About as contrasting a building to St Pancras as could be imagined, but both beautiful in their very different ways.

St Pancras with Kings Cross flagstaff beyond

Good condition 2019-02-25 09:20 - TP7480 (Grey Knotts)

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

Bolt still exposed beside cairn, with surrounding rivets. On round from Honister: Grey Knotts - Brandreth - Base Brown - Green Gable - Great Gable - Kirk Fell. Warm, calm and sunny: utterly unseasonal weather.

bolt in front of cairn

Good condition 2019-02-22 15:50 - TP1641 (Brizlee Wood)

FB Number: S3698   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Walked up the drive, rang the bell, and were escorted to the pillar by friendly serviceman. He hadn't met a trigger before, but was forewarned that one might turn up!

Good condition 2019-02-22 15:00 - TP11550 (Embleton Church Tower)

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

On way home from a walk along the Northumberland coast on an unnaturally warm Feb day.

Good condition 2019-02-17 14:30 - TP6998 (Winnowshill Common)

FB Number: S6497   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Revisit after 9 years, although drive past these plantations most days as this is a local pillar. Went on to have a 10k walk through the plantations to the west (too windy to take to the moors today). Forest trackways well-trashed in places by 4x4-ers.

Damaged 2019-02-01 13:30 - TP5812 (Sandy Hill)

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

Same parking and route as Hands. Huge almost featureless heather grouse moor. Sub-zero and thin layer of snow, but track is good so weren't slowed down.

Damaged 2019-02-01 11:00 - TP5571 (Rain Stang Hill)

FB Number: S7707   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

Up from Middlesmoor. Subzero and snow on the ground so a bit treacherous on icy parts of track, but good view of upper Nidderdale.

Slightly damaged 2019-01-31 14:30 - TP4787 (Meugher)

FB Number: S5991   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

On a 19.5km knackering round from layby near Lofthouse -Stotfold - High Blayshaw PROW - Mark Hill TP- Meugher TP - shooting track - over Blayshaw Gill at small dam - High Blayshaw PROW back to car. Subzero and layer of snow so took 2.5hr across the wet rough moor between the TPs, but had bonus of seeing a female hen-harrier. Visibility down to minimal by the time we reached Meugher after a start in bright sun.

Meugher from east, en route from Mark Hill

Good condition 2019-01-31 12:00 - TP4656 (Mark Hill)

FB Number: S8266   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked in lay-by on main road and reached access land via Studfold and High Blayshaw PROW. Subzero temps and a thin layer of snow, but sunny and great views. Met a gamekeeper (seems a common occurrence on these moors) who was interested in how we had managed to get on to the access land, but was friendly and agreed it was a grand day to head up Mark Hill. Carried on to Meugher (a 2.5hr slog due to snow, with sogginess hidden beneath, and peat hags). Saw a female hen-harrier hunting on the moors. Back to the car down the track from Meugher, crossing the beck at the water-supply dam near where the track leaves access land, then back on to the High Blayshaw footpath. A 19.5km round and knackered.

Good condition 2019-01-18 16:35 - TP7263 (Carlisle)

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

Brisk walk into town during a 25min gap changing trains. Fortunately found it without a problem: no tree problem at this time of the year, and aerial just visible in the gloom and snow flurries.

Good condition 2019-01-18 16:30 - TP9794 (Carlisle Cathedral Tower Flagstaff)

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

Logged during in a brief walk to the city centre when changing trains. Darkness falling and a few flakes of snow in the air..

Couldn't find it 2019-01-11 13:30 - TP16489 (Lords Seat)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Couldn't find it   Score: 6/10

On round of Wainwrights from Winlatter Visitor Centre: Winlatter - Brown How - Graystones - Broom Fell - Lord's Seat - Barf. Only saw a couple of other walkers. Super views of clouds skidding past Skiddaw. Had a look round for block, but didn't probe. There's exposed bed-rock on summit so why a buried block?

The summit

Slightly damaged 2019-01-01 14:50 - TP0890 (Arnton Fell)

FB Number: S7291   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Same route as Borderer. Glorious weather for New Years Day, but not another soul around, and hardly any cars as we drove up to the Borders via Kielder. Found what looks like an Iron Age farmstead with associated fieldbanks at NY52979443, but the Historic Envionment Scotland Canmore database has just a vague mention of undated field system banks on the hillside.

Good condition 2019-01-01 13:30 - TP5823 (Saughtree Fell)

FB Number: S7506   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Up from Saughtree station where the loco and trucks were pottering back and forth along the line. Bright sunny New Years Day and hardly a soul around, not that this area of the borders is usually any more than minimally inhabited.

Saughtree train in action

Good condition 2019-01-01 11:30 - TP3245 (Foulmire Heights)

FB Number: S7292   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Up from Deadwater, taking the quarry track through the plantation, then up via the sandstone quarry and grassy slope to the large plantation. Skirted the plantation, keeping it on our left, through the ride between the plantations, to the wet tussocky moor where the trig hides in its mossy disguise. The windblow along the west side of the plantation is impressive: glad we didn't take a short cut through it.

impressive barrier of windblown trees along plantation W side

Good condition 2018-12-28 15:40 - TP0160 (Gilling East)

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

Found easily as obvious dip in the verge, but wouldn't be easy in the summer.

Good condition 2018-12-28 15:30 - TP7496 (Yearsley)

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

By the road. Agreed it doesn't look the same as most active stations.

Destroyed 2018-12-28 15:30 - TP7097 (Yearsley)

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

Logged as there for the active station.

Inaccessible 2018-12-28 15:30 - TP17701 (Yearsley Resr)

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

There for the active station

Good condition 2018-12-28 15:15 - TP11145 (Stillington Church Tower Flagstaff)

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

Found the benchmark and rivet on south side of tower (by the dustbin!).

Good condition 2018-12-28 14:40 - TP14693 (Whitwell on the Hill Church Spire)

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

Good condition 2018-12-28 14:25 - TP3114 (Farfield)

FB Number: S6080   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Eroded around base

Good condition 2018-12-28 13:50 - TP3655 (Harton)

FB Number: S2599   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Up the track from the village, passing water engineer in van heading away from tower.

Good condition 2018-12-28 13:25 - TP5926 (Sheepclose Farm)

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

Good condition 2018-12-28 13:20 - TP0518 (Bulmer)

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

In good condition, would have been an easy find at this time of the year even without the marker post.

Good condition 2018-12-28 13:15 - TP8957 (Whitwell Monument)

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

Impressive bit of bling architecture.

Good condition 2018-12-28 13:10 - TP6923 (Whitwell Grange)

FB Number: S2582   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Boring compared to the bling monument.

Good condition 2018-12-28 13:00 - TP14692 (Welburn Church Spire)

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

Parked at the village hall and pottered up lane to church.

Unreachable but visible 2018-12-28 12:45 - TP1601 (Braygate Street Resr)

FB Number: 11040   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 5/10

Parked at Layby. Close enough to fence for the FB to be visible.

Destroyed 2018-12-28 12:45 - TP7123 (Hildenley Resr)

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

Only logged it as there for the surviving pillar.

Good condition 2018-12-28 11:55 - TP1070 (Barton Heights)

FB Number: S7711   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked at south end of Appleton Lane then a 2km walk along bridleways to trig, passing over the Bronze Age cross-ridge bank, part of a complex system of 3500 year old landscape subdivision.

Good condition 2018-12-28 11:05 - TP2055 (Caulkleys Bank)

FB Number: S6913   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Along track. Squat stone pillar.

Good condition 2018-12-28 10:40 - TP5681 (Rievaulx Hole)

FB Number: S6483   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

In middle of field, the boundary on our 1:25000 map has disappeared. Crops growing so photo from PROW at field edge.

Toppled 2018-11-18 12:30 - TP2487 (Crag Hill)

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

Came round via Grisedale Pike & Hopegill Head before heading back to Braithwaite via Sail and Outerside. Warmish clear and sunny despite being mid-November. Lots of walkers taking advantage of the superb day.

Good condition 2018-11-18 10:50 - TP7422 (Grisedale Pike)

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

On round: Brathwaite, Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head, Crag hill, Sail, Outerside, Barrow, Braithwaite. Lots of people & dogs out enjoying the unseasonable warm & sunny weather. Clear so views superb.

Good condition 2018-11-05 15:40 - TP11267 (Tynemouth Congregational Church Spire)

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

Seen from across the mouth of the Tyne on a gloomy misty afternoon

Good condition 2018-11-05 15:35 - TP9849 (Tynemouth North Lighthouse)

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

Walked along South Shields beach to the mouth of the Tyne. Lighthouse seen from the south side of river.... dark and misty day. Lots of fisherman on the piers.

Good condition 2018-11-05 15:30 - TP9850 (Tynemouth South Lighthouse)

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

Had a late fish dinner then walked up the beach to the mouth of the Tyne. Darkness beginning to fall on a misty day.

Good condition 2018-11-05 13:20 - TP9362 (Town Hall Cupola)

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

Passed by walking from metro station to an appointment with a fish dinner by the beach.

Good condition 2018-11-05 12:05 - TP10990 (Hebburn Church Spire)

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

Seen on a walk from central Newcastle down the Tyne banks, with a trip over the ferry.

Slightly damaged 2018-10-18 15:40 - TP7457 (Robinson)

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

Did the Newlands horsehoe in bright calm conditions: Catbells covered in a swarm of walkers, but numbers greatly reduced after High Spy and we were almost alone from Hindscarth onwards. Helped a lone walker down the worst of the three rock steps on Robinson's NE ridge: it wouldn't be pleasant descending this way in slippery conditions as the bypass routes to avoid them aren't obvious from above.

Couldn't find it 2018-10-18 12:05 - TP8360 (Maiden Moor)

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

Walked the Newlands horseshoe, Catbells to Robinson, on a bright sunny autumn day. Plenty of walkers, but no bolt.

Good condition 2018-10-02 12:05 - TP0143 (Dent)

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

3rd attempt to find it, succeeded this time as currently exposed in base of its deep pit, just needed a quick clean-up. On a round walk from Sedbergh: out along the valley floor, back along High Dales Way.

dark cos bolt is in a deep hole!

Good condition 2018-09-20 10:15 - TP10663 (Hexham Abbey Flagstaff)

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

In Hexham for weekly supermarket shop....despite living near the town, hadn't realised the abbey had an intersected station.

Good condition 2018-08-24 16:40 - TP4043 (Howden)

FB Number: S7564   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Over gate at road bend, along field boundary. Views over Jedburgh

Good condition 2018-08-24 16:20 - TP6833 (Wester Ulston)

FB Number: S7387   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

As others, parked in new housing development, on wast-land by The Hoolie. Through the small gate, along the wall, and there it is. Man at the Hoolie asked what on earth we were doing. Sometimes we wonder that too.

Good condition 2018-08-24 15:55 - TP5264 (Overwells)

FB Number: S7565   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Round the potato field, over the gate and there it is, a trig-almost-in-a-hedge.

Good condition 2018-08-24 15:20 - TP3008 (Easter Wooden)

FB Number: S7433   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10


Good condition 2018-08-24 14:55 - TP4918 (Morebattle Hill)

FB Number: S7505   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Cattle on east side of hill, so went up from Morebattle Mains: the edge of an arable field then up through unoccupied pasture, which turned out to actually contain a bull, hence a fast ascent before it noticed us.

Good condition 2018-08-24 13:15 - TP4044 (Hownam Law)

FB Number: S7376   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parking and route as Borderer. Avoided the herd of frisky young cattle, passed by the two large bulls the other side of a fence, then survived the double-electric-fence (see Caroleengel's log). View from the top huge, from border ridge to sea.

Good condition 2018-08-24 11:05 - TP4353 (Langside Law)

FB Number: S7908   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Dere St from road junction to col, then up to trig. Superb views on a clear cool day. Very quiet, despite being a Bank Holiday weekend Friday. Went on to look at Woden Law hillfort... impressive multiple banks & ditches with entrances still visible and some hut circles inside. It's been suggested some of the banks are Roman siegeworks around the native (Iron Age) settlement, but this is uncertain (see the Hillfort Atlas

Good condition 2018-08-14 16:05 - TP4295 (Knowe Fell)

FB Number: S5526   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Walked up from south via bridleway then quad track on left side of wall. Not clear if electric fence was on, but easy enough to climb over. Misty, drizzly day so no views.

Good condition 2018-08-14 15:10 - TP6433 (The Weets)

FB Number: S5563   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Beautiful area, but Malham village seething with tourists. Presumably the National Park would prefer them to be spread out more evenly, but has made things worse by sighting the National Park visitor centre there!

Good condition 2018-08-14 13:40 - TP1880 (Calton)

FB Number: S5560   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Approached from Airton via Calton.

Good condition 2018-08-14 11:50 - TP5783 (Rye Loaf)

FB Number: S5231   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked up from the south, from Peart lane, via the track leading past the small wood. There is a large (14m diameter) low summit cairn, part of which has been remodelled into a shelter. The cairn is probably prehistoric (Bronze Age). There is a hollow in the centre of the cairn: it's not clear if this was the source of the stones for the shelter, or if the centre of the cairn has been dug out in the search for artefacts, or if it's an original feature.

Good condition 2018-08-14 10:15 - TP2592 (Crina Bottom Farm)

FB Number: S5617   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2018-08-13 16:20 - TP10376 (Burton-in-Lonsdale Church Spire)

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

On way back to Marton Arms for drink, meal, and overnight stop after a day spent being winched down Gaping Gill (one of their annual winch weeks) followed by a few trigs.

Good condition 2018-08-13 16:05 - TP4426 (Linghaw)

FB Number: S5402   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

Muck heap, radio mast and busy road: hence a low score

Good condition 2018-08-13 15:30 - TP4069 (Hunter Bark)

FB Number: S5436   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Drove up track from Long Preston (OK in 4WD) and short walk through rain past muddy sheep to the trig

Slightly damaged 2018-08-13 14:15 - TP5121 (Newton Moor)

FB Number: S5192   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Round trip from Long Preston: up via New House Lane, back via ScaleHaw Lane. Wet tussocky moorland around trig; the area doesn't seem much visited by walkers.

Couldn't find it 2018-07-23 14:45 - TP8359 (Red Pike)

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

Didn't go bolt-searching as driving rain (despite supposedly being in the middle of a record-breaking drought) and very limited visibility. Had walked along the ridge from Great Borne, but headed down to Buttermere instead of continuing along the ridge towards Haystacks.

Good condition 2018-07-23 11:30 - TP3448 (Great Borne)

FB Number: S5947   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Ascended from Buttermere via Scales Force. Misty and rain starting. Head along ridge as far as Red Pike, then gave up and descended soggily back into the valley.

Couldn't find it 2018-07-22 13:00 - TP16495 (Blake Fell)

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

In mist. Didn't have digging equipment. Here as it's a Wainwright.

Good condition 2018-07-14 15:30 - TP5878 (Sewingshields Crags)

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

Re-visit as part of a community archaeology group walk. Fantastic weather. Great to be out with beckroad a fellow trigger.


Inaccessible 2018-07-13 16:00 - TP11098 (Kirklinton Church Tower)

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

Called in at Kirklinton Hall: house is a roofless ruin, and gardens still in early stage of being sorted out.

Good condition 2018-07-13 15:15 - TP11099 (Dikehead Silo Centre)

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

Definitely didn't attempt the climb to the top.

Good condition 2018-07-13 14:05 - TP3173 (Fingland Rigg)

FB Number: S6887   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Parked lay-by, usual route. 87 paces from the gate if you're small and running. Trigs round here go from boring trigs-in-hedges, to miserable trigs-up-muddy-farm-tracks.

Good condition 2018-07-13 13:15 - TP3375 (Glasson)

FB Number: S6938   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Views across the Solway Firth

Good condition 2018-07-13 12:20 - TP1770 (Burgh By Sands)

FB Number: S6626   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Carried on to walk to the Edward I monument, which is on the remnants of a medieval ridge and furrow field system, by the edge of the Solway estuary. Huge empty expanses of saltmarsh and flat rough grazing.

Edward I monument

Good condition 2018-07-13 12:00 - TP3466 (Great Orton)

FB Number: S6932   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Track now dried out by recent heatwave. Field to west full of frisky cattle, so approached from east. Not much positive to say about this trig.

Good condition 2018-06-17 16:15 - TP9035 (Hawes Church Tower Pinnacle)

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

Passed by heading home northwards from 3 days in the Dales

Good condition 2018-06-17 15:15 - TP4556 (Low Green Field Lings)

FB Number: S5744   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Parked at SD851802 where the forest track/PROW meets the road just E of Low Green Field: not many other parking options. Followed the forest track E, then up and W, before freestyling up through the forest and then W on wet tussocky moorland to the trig. Not a sensible route as the forest roads and footpaths don't seem the same as on our 2005 OS 1:25000 map and with no phone signal couldn't access an updated version. Wind-blown trees make it slow going through the forest. Returned by heading due S through the forest to the footpath/track junction, then SE through newly-felled forest to the road 200m W of Low Green Field. Much quicker, but still a grind. Best bit of the circuit was the hundreds of marsh orchids by the forest track on the way up.

Good condition 2018-06-17 13:45 - TP7929 (Drumaldrace Cairn)

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

On route from climbing Dodd Fell

Slightly damaged 2018-06-17 12:55 - TP2795 (Dodd Fell)

FB Number: S5735   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Easy climb up from Pennine Way, leaving it at Heator Hole (a large pot-hole) and heading up the moorland. The trig is sinking into the peat, leaning slightly.

Good condition 2018-06-17 10:50 - TP5306 (Park Fell)

FB Number: S5534   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Up usual route starting on footpath through Gauber quarry from Horton-Ribblehead road. A bit cardiovascular on the way up, but the climb isn't a long one and the views would be good from the top (if the weather was better). Lots of orchids by the path.

Good condition 2018-06-15 16:45 - TP12723 (Ingleton Church Tower Centre)

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

Logged on way back from completing the Three Peaks, to recover at the Marton Arms

Good condition 2018-06-15 13:15 - TP5414 (Pen-Y-Ghent)

FB Number: S5776   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Final peak of the Three Peaks, starting early from Ribblehead to avoid the crowds and have time for a shower and relax before celebrating success in the pub. Only a few people on top. Clouds lifted so good views.

Good condition 2018-06-15 09:45 - TP4102 (Ingleborough)

FB Number: S5619   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Second of the Three Peaks, after an early start from Ribblehead to avoid the crowds (and put the long walk north from Pen-y-Ghent at the end). Clouds had lifted enough to get some views.

Damaged 2018-06-15 07:15 - TP0702 (Little Whernside)

FB Number: 2982   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

First of the Three Peaks, starting early from Ribblehead to avoid the crowds. Met no-one else on the mountain except one guy who asked if it was windy on top (a definite "yes") and some guys with bikes carrying them up the steep path as we came down. The clouds lifted so just skimming the top as we arrived at the trig.

Good condition 2018-05-05 15:40 - TP5528 (Priest Hill)

FB Number: S7995   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Up from carpark using the blue waymarked trail. Went clockwise. After the trig you pass one of the many Iron Age hillforts in the area.

Good condition 2018-05-05 15:00 - TP0511 (Newcastleton)

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

Next to a rock with a rivet and possible remains of a benchmark (plus a couple of cup-marks)

Good condition 2018-05-05 14:55 - TP0109 (Bedda Hill)

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

Easy find

Damaged 2018-05-05 14:10 - TP4251 (Kirk Hill)

FB Number: 10253   Condition: Damaged   Score: 7/10

Parked at Ettleton cemetery and walked up the hillside through a network of earth banks, presumably the remains of a medieval (and probably partly earlier) field system. The trig gets extra marks for being sited on the bank of the large Iron Age hillfort which surrounds the top of the hill. Good views across the empty hillscape to the west. Skylarks in full song.

Good condition 2018-05-05 13:10 - TP4374 (Lawston)

FB Number: 10100   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked by quarry track and walked up on right side of quarry, descended on the other side. The trig is on a low summit cairn, about 12m diameter; probably one of the many similar prehistoric summit cairns in the region

pillar on wide prehistoric summit cairn

Slightly damaged 2018-05-05 12:25 - TP3624 (Harelaw Pike)

FB Number: S6888   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Up forest track, past lake on right, then headed left up a mossy forest ride through large trees and over the wall opposite trig.

Good condition 2018-05-05 11:50 - TP4013 (Hopeshead)

FB Number: S6891   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Not very interesting trig in a field boundary. Landscape round here has a "forgotten" feel to it, the sad back-end of nowhere in particular.

Good condition 2018-05-05 11:30 - TP3929 (Hillhouse)

FB Number: S6890   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Trig in field boundary, easy access

Good condition 2018-02-04 15:00 - TP1526 (Bolts Law Hunstanworth)

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

Re-log. Afternoon stroll from home.

Bolts Law.

Good condition 2018-01-07 15:55 - TP0082 (Williestruther Loch)

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

Nearly four years since last visit, so needed the turf pushing back again to reveal it. Car-park full of walkers' and anglers' cars. Weather cold enough for the loch to be covered in thin ice

Good condition 2018-01-07 15:45 - TP0584 (Hawick FBM Aux 1)

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

Found by a quick scrape. Is on centre line of bench seat, a metre to left of sign centre (see photo).

Good condition 2018-01-07 15:40 - TP7240 (Hawick)

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

No probs finding it

Good condition 2018-01-07 15:15 - TP6956 (Wiltonburn Hill)

FB Number: S7582   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Several other walkers out and about. Parked at road corner west of Whitehaugh cottages then up track: best to go through gate and up hill on NW side of wall. Found out the hard way that there's a tricky cross-wall and electric fence to climb if you go up the SE side . Last of 7 pillars today, but enough daylight left to do the nearby FBM/rivet/berntsen trio before January darkeness falls.

Good condition 2018-01-07 14:30 - TP2835 (Drinkstone Hill)

FB Number: S7566   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Coinea's route, went up left side of forestry plantation.

Good condition 2018-01-07 14:00 - TP3289 (Gala Law)

FB Number: S7528   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Up the signed path from the industrial estate, avoiding the dog-poo. reasonable view across Hawick from the summit.

Good condition 2018-01-07 13:40 - TP14776 (Hawick Town Hall Spire)

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

Not much happening in Hawick on a freezing January Sunday!

Good condition 2018-01-07 13:25 - TP3613 (Hardies Hill)

FB Number: S7567   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Approached on track from east past stables. View over Hawick. A metal detectorist was searching the neighbouring field.

Slightly damaged 2018-01-07 13:00 - TP5234 (Orchardhill)

FB Number: S7579   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

Parked on road to south, by the 197 spot height and followed the wiggly wall to the trig. The hilltop has been used a scrambling bike track and workmen were clearing some of the scrub.

Good condition 2018-01-07 12:25 - TP3684 (Hawthornside Hill)

FB Number: S7699   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

The buildings by the track, according to a quick Google search, are an abandoned RAF "fixer" radio station, used as part of an old system of direction finding for aircraft pre-GPS

Good condition 2018-01-07 11:25 - TP5763 (Rubers Law)

FB Number: S7496   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Parked east of trig at about NT595153, up via track, a sheep pasture, and then freestyle for the last bit up steep moorland. Wonderful views across Border Country on a clear sub-zero day. The top is ringed by two banks; the outer one is probably the defences of an Iron Age hillfort, the inner one is probably a later fort as it is said to include Roman stonework, maybe the rubble from a destroyed Roman signal station on the summit. See

Slightly damaged 2018-01-01 15:35 - TP3109 (Fanna Hill)

FB Number: S7690   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Used what was left of the short day after the trek to Carlin Tooth to visit this trig. Parked by road and used same route as others. Left track and launched into plantation at right-hand edge of a small gravel quarry: there were a few windfalls to get round, but nothing difficult. The last few hundred metres across moorland to the trig are horrible: large soft wet mossy tussocks; like walking across a pile of huge wet sponges. The other end of the track, where it rejoins the road, was blocked by logging operations with a lot of forestry workers in action: not what you expect to see on New Years Day in Scotland!

Good condition 2018-01-01 13:05 - TP1919 (Carlin Tooth)

FB Number: S7921   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Clochandighter route on a raw day with snow patches (though unfortunately not cold enough to freeze the soggy moor). Great views from the top across Border Country. The summit cairn looks prehistoric (possibly Bronze Age): a 10m diameter cairn of large stones, with its middle reshaped into a shelter: similar to other huge summit cairns in the Cheviots.

Good condition 2017-12-30 15:15 - TP10906 (Morpeth St Roberts Church Spire)

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

Good condition 2017-12-30 14:14 - TP10900 (Newbiggin St Bartholomew Church Spire)

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

Good condition 2017-12-30 13:55 - TP8824 (Coney Garth East Gable Apex)

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

Good condition 2017-12-30 13:40 - TP10903 (Ashington UDC Tower Vane)

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

Good condition 2017-12-30 13:25 - TP10894 (Cowpen Cemetery Spire)

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

Good condition 2017-12-30 13:20 - TP10895 (Blyth Presbyterian Church Spire)

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

Good condition 2017-12-30 13:15 - TP9846 (Blyth Lighthouse)

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

Remains 2017-12-30 13:10 - TP11271 (Blyth Cemetery Spire)

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

Good condition 2017-12-30 13:00 - TP9847 (St Marys Lighthouse Centre)

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

Couldn't find it 2017-11-12 11:40 - TP16531 (Knott)

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

Spent a bright cold day bagging some Wainwrights, including Knott. Glorious views, with a dusting of snow on the higher ground. No sign of the block but we didn't bother to prod around, as previous attempts to find blocks buried on mountain summits have all failed.

Slightly damaged 2017-08-10 15:50 - TP7474 (The Helm)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Last peak on a circuit from Grasmere: Steel Fell, Calf Crag, Gibson Knott, Helm Crag. Lots of people out on the fells on a fine day.

Good condition 2017-08-08 13:30 - TP3807 (High Seat)

FB Number: S5987   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked at Armboth and walked the circuit Armboth Fell, High Tove, High Seat, Bleaberry Fell, Raven Crag (Crossed Shoulthwaite Gill at its top end, where there's a gate through the forest fence at NY29931802)

Good condition 2017-05-22 16:40 - TP2060 (Cave Hill)

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

Up from High Birkwith, had a look at the pothole over the stile, would be very impressive when stream that falls into it is in spate.

Good condition 2017-05-22 15:30 - TP0516 (Ribblesdale)

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

Same circuits as chrisbombington. Approached from wrong side of wall so had to climb over. Back down into Nature Reserve via classy sheep creep (not recommended for the larger trig-hunter!)

Good condition 2017-05-22 14:20 - TP4935 (Moughton)

FB Number: S5230   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Same circuit as chrisbombington. Lot of juniper near the trig which isn't looking very healthy, wonder whether it's got the same disease problem here as in Teesdale. Very limestoney views over Crummockdale.

Good condition 2017-05-22 13:15 - TP6249 (Sulber)

FB Number: S5623   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Did same 8km circuit as chrisbombington. Delightful approach to the trig through the nature reserve with loads of primroses, orchids, birds-eye primroses and other delights

Good condition 2017-05-22 10:50 - TP2465 (Cow Close Fell)

FB Number: S5618   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

From Litton, at first on track west from village going diagonally up fell, then beeline for the summit going up the west side of wall that roughly points at the trig. Boggy area around pillar fairly dry as lack of rain recently. Several golden plover peeping at us as we went past..

trig and golden plover

Good condition 2017-05-21 16:10 - TP4020 (Horse Head)

FB Number: S5496   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Dropped down into Longstrothdale from Yockenthwaite Moor trig, then up the other side of the Dale to this trig, pausing only for a cuppa from the farmers wife at Yockenthwaite who caters for walkers on the Dales Way most weekends.

Damaged 2017-05-21 13:55 - TP7104 (Yockenthwaite Moor)

FB Number: S5500   Condition: Damaged   Score: 7/10

Up from Yockenthwaite via farm track, then bee-line up the fell through the gate in the fence beyond the barn. Dry weather so no problem with the peat haggs in the fina stretch. Certainly an impressive vista of peat haggs to the west of the pillar.

Slightly damaged 2017-05-21 11:25 - TP1744 (Buckden Pike)

FB Number: S5520   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Parked south side of pass over into Bishopdale at about 944802, walked along horizontal bench and then turned up steep grass to the summit, picking up the path from Buckden for the final stretch. Ascent was along wall south of Cow Close Gill, descent on the Gill's north bank.

Good condition 2017-04-23 11:00 - TP5468 (Place Fell)

FB Number: S5957   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Walked up from Sandwick and continued on round Boredale to Angletarn Pikes and Beda Fell, with Hallin Fell for afters. Glorious clear sunny day with great views across to Helvellyn and to the High Street ridge.

Good condition 2017-04-08 15:55 - TP6877 (White Crags)

FB Number: S7503   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Bagged on a 20k round circuit from Catcleugh dam on the A68 taking in the The Grun trig first. Had kept these for a dry sunny spring day to avoid death by midges or bog drowning. The path-less ridge yomp from The Grun wasn't quite as bad as we expected, but still a lot of mires, gullies and hags to cross and took 80mins. From the trig picked up fence to its corner, then freestyle to pick up the minimalist bridleway over Girdle Fell. Passed several groups of wild goats during the circuit. Knackered

Good condition 2017-04-08 14:10 - TP6387 (The Grun)

FB Number: S7909   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Done on a 20km circuit from Catcleugh dam on the A68. Was a pig to get to. We used the minimalist bridleway which petered out soon after passing the Girdle Stone, then climbed out of White Kielder Burn valley along the side of the plantation to reach the trig. Rough going most of the way with a lot of wet tussocky heather. For the return trip we did the ridge walk round to White Crags trig: turned out to be quicker and less knackering despite the boggy bits, hags and peat gullies to cross. Definitely a trig for dry sunny days like today.

Good condition 2017-03-25 13:35 - TP4064 (Hungry Law)

FB Number: S7912   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Walked up from valley (same way as Clochandighter), via forest track then vague quad bike track across fairly dry moorland. Didn't risk the trudge from Carter Bar in view of recent very wet weather. As other have noted the pillar is on the Scottish side of the border fence, but listed as being in England. Great views across into Scotland and up to a snow-covered Cheviot.

Cheviot covered in snow seen from Hungry Law

Good condition 2017-03-25 11:10 - TP2818 (Dour Hill)

FB Number: S7697   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Not sure why this was one of the least visited English trigs as it's only a 45mins, not too strenuous, walk from a main road, has no access problems and the view is open and more interesting than some other Kielder trigs. Maybe it's the name. But now it's had 3 visits in 6 months so it's not so lonely! Walked up through forest track (well-used at first, then overgrown), followed by freestyle up moorland beside fence in glorious sunshine.

Good condition 2017-02-06 12:55 - TP3384 (Glendhu Hill)

FB Number: S7998   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

A bright cold winter's day so ideal for Kielder trigging. Parked by Stelshaw Lodge (517816) and walked up the tracks through Kershaw Forest to reach the track-end at 555861. Then 50m straight on before turning up through felled forest with sparse regrowth to reach open moorland and head for the trig. It's best to keep high to avoid the worst of the peat-haggs, but even so it's slow difficult going across rotting forestry brash, bog, hagg and tussocky moor. Once again gets an 8 for the sheer difficulty of getting there (8km walk taking 2h15m). Is this the remotest trig in mainland England (i.e. the furthest from a public road)?

Good condition 2017-01-21 16:15 - TP2806 (Dolphinston)

FB Number: S7501   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

A thankfully easy trig to round off a day of winter trigging.

Good condition 2017-01-21 15:40 - TP6079 (Southdean Law)

FB Number: S7689   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked by the quarry, walked up from the gate to its left. Superb views across Border country. The trig is in the middle of the defence banks of a complex Iron Age hillfort with a defended entrance and attached, possibly a bit more recent, enclosures and house sites

Good condition 2017-01-21 15:25 - TP0086 (Southdean)

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

Easy find, though tiny, by the west end of the north-east bridge parapet. There's a flush bracket near the other end of the parapet. Ages since we've bagged one of these small rivets.

Good condition 2017-01-21 14:40 - TP5920 (Shaw Craig)

FB Number: S7499   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked on minor road due east of trig, walked along forest track, then steep climb to summit. The pillar is in the middle of the defensive banks of an impressive Iron Age hillfort. The hill is volcanic, with rocks from the Devonian (about 0.5 billion yrs ago). Great views, as you'd expect.

Good condition 2017-01-21 13:20 - TP2014 (Carter Bar)

FB Number: S7500   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Up the Border fence from Carter Bar. No Japanese tourist, no piper, in fact no life-forms in the car-park but us, but then it's -2C and in cloud. Went up the English side of the fence, but returned on the Scottish side in the hope of avoiding the boggiest bits. Reverted to England at the gate at the start of the steep bit. At least the midges don't come in January.

Good condition 2017-01-21 11:10 - TP3046 (Ellis Crag)

FB Number: S7911   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Sunny sub-zero day so ideal for trigging in Kielder Forest. By Kielder standards this is a classy one, not needing a marathon trek along endless tracks, and no saturated tussocky moorland (well, not much). Parked by Byrness church on the A68, walked up the footpath then forest tracks to the turning circle at 753014, then up fence and a scramble on to the top of the impressive crags.

Damaged 2017-01-14 15:30 - TP2746 (Deadwater Moor)

FB Number: S7917   Condition: Damaged   Score: 7/10

Left car on through road at Chubbies Knowe to the south, then walked up along the forest tracks. Met a few off-road cyclists, despite it being sub-zero with a couple of inches of snow cover. Good views from the top into Scotland, across the Kielder forests, and up to a snow-covered Cheviot.

Slightly damaged 2017-01-14 12:20 - TP1423 (Black Knowe)

FB Number: S7430   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Despite a couple of inches of snow manged to drive up the track through the Calvert Trust site by Kielder Water to the bend in the track at 626826. Then by foot up the curving forest break and across the very rough snowy moor to the trig. Slow going so round trip from the car took 2.5hrs despite the distance not being great. Sub-zero temps, sun and snow cover made Kielder less oppressive than usual. As has been said before, gets a high score for the effort needed to reach it.

Good condition 2017-01-04 16:20 - TP6461 (Thornyslack)

FB Number: S5669   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Bagged on way home from a Wainwright and trig day in Longsleddale. Night falling so photos murky. Parked in lay-bye near treatment works, climbed gate, and a quick trot across the field.

Good condition 2017-01-04 14:40 - TP1721 (Brunt Knott)

FB Number: S5519   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked at the church half-way up Longsleddale (the only car parking areas are there or at the top end of the dale). Walked back down the dale road then used the footpath through Bridge End. After the stile over the wall near 491 006 we made a bee-line for the summit. The going was rough and there was a barbed wire fence in the way, so on the way down we took the easier option and used the path SE from the summit, which crossed the fence by a stile, then made for the stile over the wall. There's a benchmark carved in a rock near to the trig. Views glorious on a clear winter's day.

benchmark near Brunt Knott pillar

Good condition 2017-01-01 16:30 - TP11910 (Oakshawhill)

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

At first this looked hopeless as we arrived as dark was falling, but we paced it out from the gatepost and a quick prod soon located it, just under the surface.

Good condition 2017-01-01 16:00 - TP3935 (Hilltop)

FB Number: S6616   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Reached it via very wet footpath from SE. Dismal feel to the location.

Good condition 2017-01-01 15:00 - TP1433 (Black Rigg)

FB Number: S6491   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked in along tracks from NE: notices to say they are closed due to felling but no-one around as it's New Years Day. Trig beautifully mossy.

Good condition 2017-01-01 13:45 - TP1422 (Black Knors)

FB Number: S6498   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy to find, no forest regrowth yet.

Good condition 2017-01-01 12:35 - TP6350 (The Beacon)

FB Number: S6503   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good view across the coastal plains. Walked in from NE along right-of way that gives up even before you get to Access Land. Very wet moorland on the way up.

Good condition 2016-12-30 13:55 - TP2383 (Conistone Moor)

FB Number: S5432   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Lovely, though chilly, walk up from Conistone. Lots of people out and about on the Dales Way.

Damaged 2016-12-30 11:50 - TP6463 (Thorpe Fell)

FB Number: S5312   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

Parked at road triangle in Thorpe. Cloudy on top so had to use GPS. No useful path across moorland, with signs of peat cutting, quarrying and lead mining.

Good condition 2016-12-29 15:20 - TP6688 (Vicars Allotment)

FB Number: S5561   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Fine walk up from Skipton

Good condition 2016-12-29 14:50 - TP10581 (Skipton Church Tower Vane)

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

Went past en route to Vicars Allotment trig

Skipton Church Tower from Skipton Moor

Slightly damaged 2016-12-29 13:45 - TP5916 (Sharpah)

FB Number: S5498   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Walked up from Bog Lane, several family groups out walking dogs & children. Pillar topped with Christmas decoration including flashing lights!

Good condition 2016-12-28 15:50 - TP0531 (Church Stretton)

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

Easy to spot on the verge

Good condition 2016-12-28 15:45 - TP3695 (Hazler Hill)

FB Number: S5200   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Probably would be good views on a clearer day

Good condition 2016-12-28 15:30 - TP2704 (Cwm Head Farm)

FB Number: S5430   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Didn't find it at first as the 1:25000 OS map shows it SW of the aerial, thought it might be submerged under a pile of black bales, then spotted it NE of the aerial, close to the roadside hedge.

Good condition 2016-12-28 14:30 - TP1879 (Callow Hill)

FB Number: S5429   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Smell of brassica wafting off the field. FB still half covered by soil.

Good condition 2016-12-28 13:40 - TP6758 (Wart Hill)

FB Number: S5425   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Cute trig. Two guys had taken over the trig to cook their burger and fried eggs lunch!

Good condition 2016-12-28 12:45 - TP4292 (Knolls)

FB Number: S5208   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

No gliding in action so used the PROW across the runway. Lots of people out walking on a sunny winters day

Good condition 2016-12-28 11:15 - TP1345 (Betchcott Hill)

FB Number: S4719   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Lovely walk along the Portway from the SE. A couple of benchmarked stones by the way.

Good condition 2016-12-14 12:00 - TP6375 (The Dodd)

FB Number: S8064   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Walked the 5km from Black Middens (such an attractive name!) carpark at 772899 using caroleengel's route. It was too wet to use the drainage ditch so we just did the last bit by compass/GPS pushing through interlocking small wet spikey conifers. Saturated tussocky bog underfoot. Returned via the wet tussocky ride running SSE from the trig, and followed the deer fence at the bottom eastwards to hit the track at 740913. This was quicker than the ascent route and avoided another battle with almost impenetrable conifers. A trig only for obsessives and completists. No worthwhile views en route or at trig, unless you enjoy 10km of conifer appreciation.

Toppled 2016-12-02 12:55 - TP7475 (Whitelyne Common [old])

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

still lying close to the newer pillar

Good condition 2016-12-02 12:50 - TP0694 (Whitelyne Common)

FB Number: 10862   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Trekked across from the Long Crag trig... was actually easier than it looked and took less than an hour. The wall then fence (not fully shown on our map) along the ridge avoids most of the mires and there's a quad track some of the way, the rest is tussocky moorland. Very isolated, good views down across the endless forest. Returned same way then down the Access Land keeping close to the private forest.

Good condition 2016-12-02 11:55 - TP4517 (Long Crag)

FB Number: S6502   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Approached from the west, parking on verge at NY559784 (south of The Flatt). Walked up forest track (ignoring the private signs) then by compass bearing through the last bit of forest from bend in track. Carried on to Sighty Crag. Made return down Access Land back to car, there's a quad bike track a lot of the way. Clear still day with views across to a snowy Cross Fell and northern Lakes fells. Whole round trip only took 4hrs: mostly tussocky moorland and by keeping to the higher ground you can usually avoid the mires.

Unreachable but visible 2016-11-25 12:20 - TP1527 (Bolts Law Smalesmouth)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 7/10

Walked a the 15km round tripvia the forest track network from the east. Lovely bright crisp winter day. Didn't see a soul. Walked round compound and didn't see any gaps in the chunky security fencing, but trig is clearly visible so just photographed it. High enough to have good views across endless forest plantations to a snow-covered Cross Fell and northern peaks of The Lakes. Stopped on drive back down minor road at Dally Castle - well worth a look.

Good condition 2016-11-19 16:05 - TP0145 (Boostagill)

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

Yup, it's on the west verge, pretty easy to find

Good condition 2016-11-19 15:45 - TP6546 (Tosside)

FB Number: S5622   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2016-11-19 15:30 - TP10598 (Long Preston Church Tower Flagstaff)

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

Good condition 2016-11-19 14:40 - TP4344 (Langcliffe)

FB Number: S5521   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2016-11-19 12:25 - TP6033 (Smearsett Scar)

FB Number: S5449   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2016-11-19 11:35 - TP9248 (Giggleswick School Chapel Dome)

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

Good condition 2016-11-19 11:30 - TP7465 (Giggleswick)

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

Good condition 2016-11-19 11:10 - TP5097 (New House Pasture)

FB Number: S5501   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2016-11-09 12:50 - TP4549 (Loughrigg Fell)

FB Number: S5470   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Glorious day of snow on the fells with vibrant autumn colours at their peak. Quite a slither up and down the path from Rydal.

Good condition 2016-03-25 15:20 - TP3500 (Greenside)

FB Number: S8081   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked at the entrance to the forest track opposite Leaplish. Did a circuit of the forest tracks there and back. Trig now in quite dense forest and you have to approach it from the rear as the trees are now too near the edge of the quarry to pass safely. Last one of the day and decent ish views of the reservoir on the way back.

Good condition 2016-03-25 12:00 - TP1859 (Cairnglastenhope)

FB Number: S6585   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

After the bonus of the first trig of the day this was back to the trog along the forest drives, unfortunately gates were locked at the very beginning, so we parked at Harelaw and followed the tracks not the bridle or foot paths. Passed one guy working in the forest on the whole 13 km walk, but at the trig we met a guy, horse and dog, guy was out for a ride in full Western riding kit. Was so busy talking to the bloke I didnt take a pic. Called at the bothy at The Green, by the visitor book it's well used. Gets a 6 because of the horse!

Good condition 2016-03-25 10:15 - TP5749 (Round Top)

FB Number: S6496   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

A bit of a bonus this one as we managed to drive all the way bar the final 500m. Forest gates mostly open and where they weren't we managed to detour round. Typical forest trig, not a lot of views unless you are into conifers. Gave the pillar a big hug as it's very lonely..... only 3 previous visits. Remember trigs are not just for Christmas (or Easter for that matter) so why doesn't everyone go and visit a lonely trig occasionally, instead of just logging the likes of Snowdon and Hellvelyn.

Good condition 2016-02-28 17:40 - TP2796 (Doddington)

FB Number: S7472   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Parked on the road to the NE and walked down the edge of the rough pasture (with rampant rhodies and birch) to the trig, hiding behind a wall. The land is access land (on our map and I've just rechecked on the internet) so we ignored the Keep Out signs. But that and the sound of shotgun fire from three different directions in the late afternoon gloom made for an uncomfortable experience.

Good condition 2016-02-28 11:40 - TP5124 (Newton Tors)

FB Number: S7473   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked at Humbleton and did 17km circuit: Humbleton hillfort, Gains Law trig, Wester Tor, Easter Tor, Yeavering Bell hillfort, White Law and back to Humbleton. Glorious sunny day with huge views across Cheviot and the Millfield Plain. Some small snow patches to cross and a bit of heather bashing, but overall a grand day out trigging and looking at the prehistoric landscape. Couple of wild goats crossed our path on the way down, then a pair of roe deer.

Slightly damaged 2016-02-28 11:00 - TP3287 (Gains Law)

FB Number: S7469   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Parked at Humbleton and did 17km circuit: Humbleton hillfort, Gains Law trig, Wester Tor, Easter Tor, Yeavering Bell hillfort, White Law and back to Humbleton. Glorious sunny day. Some small snow patches to cross and a bit of heather bashing, but overall a grand day out. Lots of prehistoric settlements, great view across snowy Cheviot, and the two big Iron Age hillforts.

Good condition 2016-02-20 11:15 - TP3602 (Harborough Rocks)

FB Number: S4140   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Visited on a family walk from Hopton.

Good condition 2016-02-19 15:00 - TP1522 (Bolehill East)

FB Number: S1716   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Pleasant walk up past the old mines

Good condition 2016-02-19 14:25 - TP0196 (Hearthstone)

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

Still uncovered so found easily

Good condition 2016-02-19 14:20 - TP0607 (Matlock FBM Aux 1)

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

Still uncovered so easy to find with help of previous logs

Good condition 2016-02-19 14:15 - TP7161 (Matlock (R))

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

Can't miss it! Lives in a traditional FBM cage.

Good condition 2016-02-19 13:45 - TP6413 (The Plantains)

FB Number: S4535   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Risked death walking along busy lane, over the gate, then over the gate on the right, and acroos the corner of the pasture to find the pillar well exposed in hedge-line.

Good condition 2016-02-19 13:30 - TP6661 (Upper Hartsay)

FB Number: S4534   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

By stables in not very exciting area of countryside

Good condition 2015-12-29 15:00 - TP3945 (Hindhope Law)

FB Number: S8070   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Used the Peregrinus approach from the NNW, and had no problems reaching the trig up the tussocky firebreak which is showing no signs of becoming overgrown. The dull trek along forest tracks from Blakehopeburnheugh was enlivened by forestry operations which were in action despite being late December and had turned a section of track into a deep swamp. The trig is in a clear area on the hilltop, feeling very lonely. Even by Northumberland standards, 3 visits in the last 12 years aren't many!

Good condition 2015-12-29 13:25 - TP8949 (Padon Hill Monument)

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

Logged en route from a real trig (Blackburn Common), only later realised this was a repeat log.

Good condition 2015-12-29 12:35 - TP1438 (Blackburn Common)

FB Number: S8067   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

As with previous triggers, we parked at Gibshiel and walked in on the right-of-way which crosses the pasture below the farmhouse, crosses a bridge, then skirts the south edge of the forest for a short distance. Then a footpath sign sends you diagonally into the trees. We didn't see any further footpath signs (or evidence any humans had been here before), but just carried along between the lines of mature trees, eventually crossing an old wall and fence to reach an area of young trees. From there straight ahead, with small trees to the right and slightly older trees on the left, joining a track for the last stretch to the crest of the ridge. From the crest it's a short off-piste walk through sparse forest regrowth along the ridge to the trig, which is in an open area (so no problem to find). There are wide views to the south. The map suggests that reaching the trig could be a grim struggle through featureless forest, but in fact it turned out to be a pleasant 45mins walk with no navigation challenges. Like a lot of the Kielder forest trigs it's had few visits, in fact it's only been visited on two days previously!

Good condition 2015-12-27 15:30 - TP6960 (Wind Hill)

FB Number: S8031   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

If Tolkien did trig points, this would be one of his. Moss encrusted, in a small forest clearing. Walked from the dam car-park, using lakeside path/biketrack, which is now in good condition. Last 400m was freestyle up the hill through plantations, well grown trees so going not difficult, though might have had GPS problems if we had relied on it. Lots of wrecked trees from the recent storms, but not near the trig fortunately.

Good condition 2015-12-27 13:00 - TP3835 (Highfield)

FB Number: S8082   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked at road end to the east and walked in on the PROW, then skirted the deer fence to reach the forest track near the trig. "Interesting" ford to cross en route due to recent atrocious weather (the overflow on the Kielder dam was doing a good impression of Niagara Falls today). The last 40m is through a plantation of young trees, now high enough to be passable, and not yet high enough to block GPS, so found the trig without difficulty.

Good condition 2015-11-27 10:32 - TP4421 (Ling Fell)

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

Parked at the end of the corpse road, then a simple walk up path through the bracken to the summit. Atrocious late November weather, so not much view.

Good condition 2015-11-26 13:38 - TP2241 (Clough Head)

FB Number: S5946   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Up Sticks Pass then along the ridge to Clough Head in cloud and rain. Retraced our path in worsening gloom.

Couldn't find it 2015-11-26 11:50 - TP8055 (Stybarrow Dod)

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

Up Sticks Pass from the Thirlmere side then ridge walked up to Clough Head and back. Cloud all the way and rain in the wind. Made it back down just before night. GPS put the location at or near this cairn, but we didn't attempt deconstruction

Good condition 2015-11-25 13:50 - TP7616 (Causeway Pike)

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

Trekked across from Walla Pike and found it, still uncovered at the bottom of its hole, by GPS. On one of the grassy summit mounds.

view with the hole in foreground

Couldn't find it 2015-10-18 15:15 - TP8362 (Heughscar Hill)

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

Had a quick look inside the cairn, but nothing visible. Didn't attempt complete dismantling. On a circuit via Loadpot Hill and the prehistoric landscape of Askham Fell.

Good condition 2015-10-18 12:50 - TP4497 (Loadpot Hill)

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

A day out to increase the Wainwright collection. Parked at NY505210 (1 km S of Helton) and did the long gentle trek up to Wether Hill, then back to the car via Loadpot Hill, Bonscale Pike, Arthurs Pike, Heughscar Hill, and the prehistoric landscape (Bronze age cairns and stone circles) of Askham Fell. Fair number of walkers and cyclists out, though the weather was damp and misty. Views were great towards the central fells, would be fantastic on a clear day.

Good condition 2015-10-15 16:00 - TP3427 (Gragareth Fell)

FB Number: S5404   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Did this one as part of a 15k walk taking in Crag Hill. It felt like a long way...rewarded by the cloud lifting and views over to Humphrey Head and the Lake District peaks.

Good condition 2015-10-15 14:35 - TP2488 (Crag Hill)

FB Number: S5661   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Tackled this one from the Kingsdale road. Parked at the entrance to the green lane which now has no vechicle access. Walked in via the green lane and then free styled to the saddle and onwards to the trig. Great views of the Howgills and the west side of Whernside.

Good condition 2015-10-15 11:30 - TP1875 (Calf Top)

FB Number: S5670   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked at the cattle grid like others...and yes it's a very steep slog up and down!

Good condition 2015-08-30 14:40 - TP1493 (Blea Moor)

FB Number: S5228   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good views of the Three Peaks and up to the Howgills etc. Ascended from where Dales Way leaves the road and got wet plodging across bogs & peat hags. Descended north along the ventilation shaft track then via the (private) forest track back to the road.

Good condition 2015-08-30 12:40 - TP3461 (Great Knoutberry Hill)

FB Number: S8285   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked up fence line from west. Fairly good views over the Dales, but a damp unexciting summit.

Good condition 2015-08-23 15:00 - TP7553 (Mepal South)

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

Not a quality experience. In scrub by a bit old road being used to store road grit. Half submerged in brambles now.

Good condition 2015-08-23 12:45 - TP2104 (Chalk Farm)

FB Number: S1984   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Short walk along a hedge. The farmers were in frantic activity combine-harvesting the vast fields of wheat, before the predicted heavy rain later in the day.

Damaged 2015-08-23 12:05 - TP6226 (Street Way)

FB Number: S5075   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

Pleasant mile walk on a warm day up the grassy track from the A1304. Some mares were grazing in the stud farm paddocks by the track.

Good condition 2015-08-23 11:20 - TP3395 (Gog Magog)

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

Still sitting in a field of beautiful cattle. As others have said, views are non-existent despite being on high (by Cambridgeshire standards).

Good condition 2015-08-22 11:35 - TP7125 (New Farm)

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

Walked in from the west along the bridalway from New Farm. It is now a caged-trig as it's inside a high security fence. Still partly buried.

Good condition 2015-08-22 10:20 - TP3251 (Fowlmere)

FB Number: 10671   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Drove in on track from SE, which wasn't a good idea as you land up on the wrong side of the "Private property, no footpath" sign. Nobody around so didn't have problems, but it would be better to walk/drive in along the track from Fowlmere village.

Good condition 2015-06-20 16:50 - TP5251 (Ouster Bank)

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

Short walk from the road across the moor

Good condition 2015-06-20 16:05 - TP1398 (Bishopside Brae)

FB Number: S7745   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Simple walk across a grouse moor from the road

Good condition 2015-03-16 15:10 - TP2382 (Coniston Old Man)

FB Number: S5473   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Part of a 11 miles ish round starting and ending at Tilberthwaite, taking in Wetherlam, Swirl How, Great Carrs, Grey Friar, Brim Fell and finally the Old Man. Glimpses of views during the day, but mostly misty on the highest peaks,

Good condition 2015-03-15 15:10 - TP1062 (Barrowfield)

FB Number: S5672   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Lovely trig in an interesting landscape. Lots of old degraded limestone. Good views all round.

Good condition 2015-03-15 14:45 - TP12726 (Bradleyfield Radio Mast)

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

Another mast....looks strangely like the previous one.

Good condition 2015-03-15 14:10 - TP3721 (Helm)

FB Number: S5515   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

A trig...better than a mast! Gentle little Sunday walk above Kendal. Quite few people about obviously a popular dog walking spots. Good views of the Howgills.

Good condition 2015-03-15 13:55 - TP12724 (Hayclose Lane TV Mast)

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

It's a mast! Enroute to B&B in Cartmel

Good condition 2015-01-17 15:55 - TP1526 (Bolts Law Hunstanworth)

FB Number: S6705   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Re-log as this is one of our nearby trigs since moving house one dale northwards. Circuit from home over the snowy moorlands. Surprised to see another set of footprints by the trig. Great views of course.

Good condition 2015-01-04 15:45 - TP1452 (Blackmoor Skirt)

FB Number: S6590   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked to east on minor road (as other triggers). Beware, this is a VERY minor road, especially coming in from the north so we were glad of the Land Rover. Darkness falling. Typical wide Nothumberland views. Wet where it wasn't frozen.

Good condition 2015-01-04 15:20 - TP8949 (Padon Hill Monument)

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

Logged when en route to a nearby real trig (Blackmoor Skirt).

Good condition 2015-01-04 14:40 - TP5946 (Shillhope Law)

FB Number: S8079   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked and crossed river at Wedder Leap, then direct cardiovascular route up the valley side. As Jimmy notes, the summit cairn looks like the remains of a huge (18m diameter) prehistoric cairn rebuilt into a shelter and small cairns. One of the modern cairns contains a stone engraved "IN MEMORY JOHN GEORGE BRAMLEY 4-2-1980 / 19-2-2010 23 REG SOLDIER R.E.". The stone is easily found as it's limestone, and is much greyer than the other stones. The sunlight was clear and low, picking out the ancient Coquetdale landscape well, including the prehistoric cairns and trig on Thirl Moor across the far side of the military range.

memorial stone on top of one of the nearby cairns

Damaged 2015-01-04 13:05 - TP4418 (Linbrig)

FB Number: S8058   Condition: Damaged   Score: 8/10

Walked up from Coquetdale. Superb views on a crisp clear winter's day.

Good condition 2014-08-24 15:00 - TP1502 (Bloodybush Edge)

FB Number: S8065   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Excellent views to Lakes, Cross Fell and the coast. But it's a dull wet hill. We did a 20km round from Upper Coquetdale via Kings Seat and Uswayford, then back via Uswayford to the car.

Good condition 2014-08-24 13:00 - TP4224 (Kings Seat)

FB Number: S7997   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Did 20km round from Coquetdale to Kings Seat and Bloodybush Edge. Almost no-one else around and only 5 cars in the car park despite it being a Bank Holiday Sunday with sunny, dry and calm weather

Good condition 2014-08-03 15:30 - TP6919 (Whitsunbank Hill)

FB Number: S3584   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

walked up the track.... easily found a few metres into a field with a convenient access gate

Good condition 2014-08-03 14:50 - TP0686 (Greensheen Hill)

FB Number: S1616   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked up from the SW: via the path and ridge on way up, but took the direct route on the way down through bracken and gorse. Great views typical of Northumberland.... huge landscape of sea & mountains. There is a benchmark carved into a rock surface next to the trig

benchmark in rock surface beside pillar

Good condition 2014-08-03 14:00 - TP11549 (Haggerston Castle Tower Flagstaff)

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

Drove in to caravan/leisure park.

Good condition 2014-08-03 12:30 - TP8901 (Holy Island Castle Flagstaff)

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

Visiting Lindisfarne for the wild-flowers (helleborines unfortunately finished flowering) and birds. Picked some samphire from the salt-marshes to take home for tea with salmon.

Good condition 2014-07-12 18:20 - TP3207 (Flusco Pike)

FB Number: S6481   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked by A66 on way home fro Lakes, short walk up track and across field

Couldn't find it 2014-07-12 17:30 - TP11538 (Great Mell Fell)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Couldn't find it   Score: 6/10

Climbed to bag as a Wainwright on way home from Blencathra as we still had some energy left. Parked to SSE side and walked up lane into NT land. Unfortunately took the first gate on the right up in to the woods, found no path to the summit, so spent most of the ascent struggling through 5ft high bracken. Discovered when we descended that the path joins the lane further along. No energy left by the time we reached the summit. Had a brief poke around with screwdriver, and checked under the small summit cairn, but no block found. Location will be hard as the summit is a stoney tumulus. Good views up to the fells around Keswick.

Good condition 2014-07-12 14:10 - TP7306 (Saddleback)

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

Up via Sharp Edge. Lots of walkers. This is my final concrete ring, only Painterman61 has already visited them all. Hopefully no-one will dig up any more (as on Cross Fell a couple of years ago).

Good condition 2014-07-06 15:35 - TP6893 (White Howe)

FB Number: S5671   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Walked in from the east. Not another person around on these Eastern Fells (as usual) despite it being a summer Sunday. Lots of moorland flowers: tormentil, lousewort, bog asphodel, bedstraw, milkwort, bell heather, ling etc. Beautiful wide views across to the Central Fells and down to Morecambe Bay.

Good condition 2014-07-06 13:15 - TP5592 (Ravensworth Fell)

FB Number: 10793   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked to the south, up the roman road, then freestyle acroos the grouse moor. Lovely summit with areas or decayed limestone pavement, a nearby ancient enclosure, a tri-radial cairn, and a summit cairn which looks prehistoric. Good views across the M6 to the Lakes

Slightly damaged 2014-07-06 12:10 - TP5175 (North Side)

FB Number: 10804   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

First trig of a day doing proper trigpointing, i.e. visiting concrete things on the top of hills. Nipped up from the road, pleasant but not spectacular view.

Inaccessible 2014-06-12 16:05 - TP10666 (Richmond Hill Water Tower)

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

We had a quick look a couple of years ago as we'd seen the triangle symbol on the Newcastle 1:25000 map, but found there wasn't a pillar at this location. Revisit today to photograph as we were passing close by, but didn't investigate further as CJO has pretty well proved it's inaccessible,

Good condition 2014-06-12 15:50 - TP3685 (Hay Banks)

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

Didn't want to disturb stock so didn't go up to pillar.

Good condition 2014-06-12 15:00 - TP6458 (Thornton House)

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

Approached via bridleway from Needless Hall. Didn't approach pillar to avoid damaging hay-crop which looked ready to cut.

Good condition 2014-06-12 14:30 - TP5437 (Pigdon)

FB Number: S3686   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Quick trot up a field boundary

Good condition 2014-05-24 14:40 - TP1890 (Camp Hill)

FB Number: S7272   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Easy access close to the footpath, we walked up through the woods. It's on top of the bank of a square enclosure, though the bank doesn't go all the way round, part of the sides are just steep hill-slopes. The National Monument Record at lists it as possibly a Roman army camp or possibly a medieval enclosure (which basically means no-one knows how old it is or what it was used for).

Good condition 2014-05-18 21:20 - TP10441 (St Issey Church Tower Vane)

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

In the fading light of a day of glorious weather.

Good condition 2014-05-18 21:10 - TP8849 (Dennis Hill Obelisk)

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

Good condition 2014-05-18 18:05 - TP7452 (Padstow)

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

Rick Stein's personal location beacon. In pleasanter location than most active stations.

Good condition 2014-05-18 17:30 - TP8776 (Trevose Head Lighthouse)

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

Good condition 2014-05-18 17:25 - TP0330 (Trevose Head)

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

Good views along the north Cornish coast, but not as good a location as Pentire Head the other side of the Camel estuary

Good condition 2014-05-18 15:40 - TP1253 (Belowda Beacon)

FB Number: S7761   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Access still tricky as although there's a stile by the parking place, you have to scale a vertical brambley bank to reach it and get into the access land. The hill is chewed up by mining activity and it's difficult to tell which of the earthworks is prehistoric and which from mining. The trig itself is on a heap that looks like the spoil heap from a bell-pit rather than a prehistoric tumulus.

Slightly damaged 2014-05-18 15:10 - TP6125 (St Breock Downs)

FB Number: S7928   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 3/10

If it wasn't for the nearby large standing stone, the score would be even lower. Scuzzy.

Good condition 2014-05-18 12:25 - TP5395 (Pentire Head)

FB Number: S7923   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Parked at carpark south of Lundy Holes and walked a few miles of the coast path eastwards as far as the ice-cream van on Polzeath beach, then inland back to the car. Wonderful views. Diverted to explore The Rumps headland prehistoric fort. Perfect calm sunny day with lots of walkers taking advantage of the weather

Slightly damaged 2014-05-18 10:16 - TP6570 (Tregainlands)

FB Number: S8048   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

A well concealed pillar by a not very interesting road

Good condition 2014-05-17 17:10 - TP4197 (Kilmar Tor)

FB Number: S5737   Condition: Good   Score: 10/10

Parked at end of road to NE. Last trig of a fine sunny day. Walked up past the ancient enclosures with a cuckoo calling constantly. Reaching the pillar needs a short scramble up the tor ridge. Beautiful view across a landscape of quiet moorland and tors.

Good condition 2014-05-17 16:15 - TP1909 (Caradon Hill)

FB Number: S3439   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Short walk up grassy hill. Trig lies just ouside the TV mast compound.

Good condition 2014-05-17 15:30 - TP4084 (Hut Circle Camp)

FB Number: S5609   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Short walk up from road, through overgrown scrub of gorse and bramble so slow going. Not much in way of paths from the NW.

Good condition 2014-05-17 14:40 - TP1704 (Brown Gelly)

FB Number: S5442   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked by road south of Higher Gillhouse, then through gate and up the access land. There's a line of large prehistoric barrows along the ridge, sited to be prominent. No-one else around despite the glorious weather.

Good condition 2014-05-17 13:00 - TP6123 (St Bellarmins Tor)

FB Number: S7925   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked by the A30 and walked over via the ancient field systems. Open dry scrub so easy going.

Inaccessible 2014-05-17 12:10 - TP14404 (Fernside Water Tank)

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

Water tank high and smothered in ivy so finding the rivet would be a major task.

Good condition 2014-05-17 11:50 - TP9624 (GPO Tower)

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

It's not even a good looking GPO tower.

Good condition 2014-05-17 11:05 - TP10470 (St Austell Brewery Tower Centre)

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

Good condition 2014-05-17 10:45 - TP6178 (Sticker Down)

FB Number: S8002   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2014-05-16 14:45 - TP2798 (Dodman)

FB Number: S1748   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Set inland from the actual point so the nearby Cross (an intersected station) has the best view.

Good condition 2014-05-16 14:30 - TP8584 (Dodman Point Cross)

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

Beautiful views on a gorgeous day. Cross on a headland that is an iron-age promontory fort with a bank & ditch cutting it off from the mainland. Nearby is a (not very impressive) tumulus.

Good condition 2014-05-15 18:10 - TP10471 (St Blazey Gate Church Spire)

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

Good condition 2014-05-15 18:00 - TP5736 (Roselath)

FB Number: S8001   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2014-05-15 17:50 - TP10472 (Lanlivery Church Tower Vane)

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

Good condition 2014-05-15 17:30 - TP8585 (Gilberts Monument)

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

Good condition 2014-05-15 17:25 - TP0333 (Trefry)

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

Still there as described. Needed some vegetation clearing.

Good condition 2014-05-03 16:25 - TP4647 (March Head)

FB Number: S8000   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Walked across from Larriston Fells trig. It looked as though it could be a difficult trek through pathless bog and forest. Luckily we picked up a newish mountain bike track (a lot of it boardwalk) around 578921 on the Scottish border: this took us (in a slightly roundabout way) to within 300m of the pillar. The final sprint is wet and tussocky moorland. Like a lot of the trigs in the Kielder area, this doesn't get much attention (we were only the second visit in the last 4.5 years.

Good condition 2014-05-03 14:55 - TP4365 (Larriston Fells)

FB Number: S7659   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked at the picnic area at 637897 and walked the 10km to the trig up via the Bloody Bush forest road to the Anglo-Scottish border at the Old Toll Pillar, then via the radio mast. No sign of the path for the final stretch across the wet moorland. Good views from the trig across the mountains and forest of the Scottish Borders, though visibilty not great today. Carried on from this trig to March Head trig and then back through the forest (taking a wrong turning which cost us at least a km) to the car, altogether about a 21km round trip. Not a popular trig with the previous visit 2.5 yrs ago!

Good condition 2014-04-20 17:00 - TP5878 (Sewingshields Crags)

FB Number: S6653   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Revisit. In the area looking at bronze age stone circles just north of the wall. Walked back from Sewingshields farm on the wall so bagged this guy again. Lovely day, views a little hazey.

Good condition 2014-04-18 13:00 - TP5905 (Shacklesborough)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Revisit on a superb clear sunny day. Spent the morning doing an RSPB bird survey of waders at a nearby farm, then walked from the small parking area at the end of the road on the north side of Balderhead reservoir. Took the track round the top end of the reservoir then off-piste across the moor (which wasn't too boggy by North Pennine standards). The summit is a magical place, rising above a vast remote moorland. There is a stone pillar near the trig, on top of a low mound which looks like the remains of a Bronze Age kerbed barrow (it's not recorded on the Historic Environment Record, but I found a mention of it by Tim Laurie on the SWAAG database).

Good condition 2014-03-25 15:10 - TP4629 (Manor Farm)

FB Number: S6937   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Quick trot up the field. Fake trig spotted on its mound

Good condition 2014-03-25 15:05 - TP0108 (Wetheral Pasture)

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

Easily found under a couple of cm of soil by manhole

Good condition 2014-03-25 14:45 - TP0592 (Wetheral FBM Aux 1)

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

Found exposed apart from covering of dead leaves

Good condition 2014-03-25 14:35 - TP4912 (Moor Yeat)

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

Just over the hedge from the road

Good condition 2014-02-12 18:05 - TP9015 (Flagstaff Tower Edinburgh Castle)

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

on a day trip to Edinburgh

Good condition 2014-02-12 18:05 - TP9012 (George Heriot School Dome)

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

on a day trip to Edinburgh

Good condition 2014-02-12 16:40 - TP9069 (Edinburgh St Marys Church Spire)

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

on a day trip to edinburgh

Good condition 2014-02-12 16:30 - TP9210 (St Andrews Church Spire)

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

on a day trip to Edinburgh

Good condition 2014-02-12 16:30 - TP9075 (St Georges West Church Spire)

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

on a day trip to Edinburgh

Good condition 2014-02-12 16:25 - TP9013 (Tolbooth Parish Church Spire)

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

on a daytrip to edinburgh

Good condition 2014-02-12 13:51 - TP9797 (Brunswick Road School Spire West)

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

Good condition 2014-02-12 13:10 - TP9798 (Brunswick Road School Spire East)

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

on a day trip to Edinburgh

Good condition 2014-02-12 13:00 - TP9799 (London Road Church Spire)

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

Good condition 2014-02-12 12:45 - TP8938 (Nelsons Monument)

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

on a day trip to Ediburgh.

Good condition 2014-02-12 12:45 - TP1881 (Calton Hill)

FB Number: S3006   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

on a day trip to Edinburgh. Wintery showers lashing the hill

Good condition 2014-02-12 12:30 - TP9002 (Railway Hotel Clock Tower Pinnacle)

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

on a day trip to Edinburgh

Good condition 2014-02-12 12:25 - TP9000 (St Giles Cathedral Pinnacle)

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

on a day trip to Edinburgh

Good condition 2014-02-12 12:14 - TP9009 (Tron Church Spire)

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

on a day trip to Edinburgh

Good condition 2014-02-09 14:50 - TP6487 (Tinely Moor)

FB Number: S3576   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

easy walk up quarry track

Good condition 2014-02-09 14:25 - TP3601 (Hangwell Law)

FB Number: S3577   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

A short walk up through an abandoned farmstead. Bell-pits of old coal working are scattered across the area. The windfarm is now completed, so the pillar is dwarfed by the turbines.

Good condition 2014-02-09 13:50 - TP5741 (Ross Castle)

FB Number: S3697   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Great view out to sea and west to the snow covered Cheviot & Hedgehope Hill. Probably called "castle" because it's an Iron Age hillfort; the path up from the road crosses the fort's bank-and-ditch shortly before you reach the trig.

Good condition 2014-02-09 12:20 - TP2131 (Chatton Park Hill)

FB Number: S3575   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked and walked up from nearby road. Not access land, but a notice by the road explains that public access is allowed in view of the hill's archaeological importance. The two best panels of prehistoric rock art (among the finest in Britain and probably carved around 1500BC ) are on a rock outcrop south of the trig at NU 07568 29053 and on the floor of an overhanging rock shelter NE of the trig at NU 07464 29799. Both have multiple cup-and-ring carvings, patterns of cup-marks, and grooves. See the English Rock Art website:, search for "chatton 1a" and "ketley crag rock shelter". As a bonus there is a small Iron Age hillfort (dating from around 200BC) just NW of the trig with impressive defensive banks and traces of round-houses still visible inside it.

Nearby prehistoric rock art at Ketley Crag

Good condition 2014-01-11 16:45 - TP6551 (Tow Scar)

FB Number: S5397   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked up track from road. Sun already set, but a clear moonlit evening. Cloud hanging over Ingleborough. Interesting limestone scars. Called in at Yordas cave on the drive home, a few km further up Kingsdale... After weeks of rain the floor of the cave was awash and the waterfall spectacular.

Good condition 2014-01-11 15:40 - TP1715 (Brownthwaite)

FB Number: S5344   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked near Gale Garth farm, up the track, then along path beside wall. Lovely views, sun just setting over the coastal plain

Good condition 2014-01-11 13:35 - TP0944 (Aye Gill Pike)

FB Number: S5665   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked from SW, parking car near Barth Bridge in Dentdale and walked up lane to get on to access land, freestyle across the moorland, then eastward on the path on the north side of the ridge wall.

Pillar with Howgill Fells in the distance

Good condition 2013-12-28 13:30 - TP5125 (Nickey Nook)

FB Number: S4697   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked at top of lane from Scorton. Great views.

Good condition 2013-12-28 12:30 - TP1096 (Beacon Fell)

FB Number: S4701   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked by the visitor centre. Fell was swarming with walkers & dogs... presumably where you escape to from Preston when fed up with the relatives at Christmas.

Good condition 2013-12-27 14:50 - TP11817 (Westbury Church Tower Vane)

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

Inaccessible 2013-12-27 13:00 - TP7800 (Berrington Church Tower)

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

Lovely red sandstone church: now re-opened so we had a look inside. Didn't see any benchmarks on walls (but some stone has been replaced in the restoration). In a raised circular churchyard so likely to be a very early (?prehistoric) site.

Good condition 2013-12-27 12:45 - TP1622 (Brickyard Field)

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

Didn't walk across claggy ploughed field: photo from field edge.

Good condition 2013-12-27 12:00 - TP2956 (Earls Hill)

FB Number: S4753   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Straight up through the woods to keep out of the gale as long as possible. Wet and wild for the final section to the summit. Looks like an Iron Age hillfort around the pillar

Good condition 2013-12-15 15:15 - TP0820 (Allieshaw Rigg)

FB Number: S6506   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Very marshy marsh to cross from the traditional parking place by mast, despite some beefy drainage ditches having been put in. Actual trig in rough grazing on low ridge.

Good condition 2013-12-15 13:40 - TP4442 (Little Hen Hill)

FB Number: S6492   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked in via forest track from the east. The first part, according to large notices, was closed to the public for logging operations until Feb 2014, but no-one around on a gloomy Sunday afternoon so nipped in. Tracks made for easy walking so round trip to the trig was only about 1h40. A lot of the forest has been felled including around the trig, so it was easy to find, though meant you were within sight of military buildings: hence didn't linger. Oddly there are no fences or signs to indicate that the trig is 100m inside the military range. It's good to know that there are still places in England so obscure and remote that even trig-baggers rarely pass by. With only 3 previous visits over 9 years, this must be one of the least visited English pillars.

Good condition 2013-12-15 11:30 - TP1775 (Burn Divot)

FB Number: S6485   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

The trig is in a sheepfold which surrounds the ruins of a well-built house, rather a surprise in such remote and thinly-populated landscape. I've checked the Historic Environment Record and it's described as a drover's house, built 1736. Easy parking on verge of public road near farm south of trig.

18th century drover's house beside trig

Good condition 2013-11-30 12:30 - TP2353 (Collier Law)

FB Number: 2956   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Revisit: Walked over from Crawleyside road, past the quarries. There's a broken millstone abondoned on the moor just before the trig. Adjacent old mast is no more, replaced by a newer, slimmer version. Good views up the dale.

Destroyed 2013-11-30 12:30 - TP10657 (Collier Law Mast)

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

The mast has now been demolished, leaving an area of bare soil, just the overhead power lines supplying it remain.

The bare earth at the site of the former mast

Good condition 2013-11-19 16:05 - TP2687 (Cumrew Fell)

FB Number: S6505   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Up from Newbiggin. Left the bridle path and went up by the side of the quarry, failing to find path onto the moor-top. On the way back it was getting dark so played safe and kept on the track down past the shooting box. Good views across Eden Valley and Lake District mountains.

Good condition 2013-11-19 13:35 - TP1829 (Byers Pike)

FB Number: S6442   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Agreed, it's a rough, tussocky ascent up a mossy north facing slope from Midgeholme... but broad views on a bright cold day. Unfortunately the frost wasn't hard enough to freeze the moor solid. Clearly not a popular climb as we're only the 3rd group to log it in the last 5 years.

Good condition 2013-11-19 11:35 - TP4263 (Knarsdale Forest)

FB Number: S6581   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Bright clear frosty day. Up from Hanging Shaw. Parked at the covered reservoir where there's several good parking spaces. Passed the gamekeeper who was out distributing trays of medicated grit for the grouse.

Good condition 2013-11-10 15:50 - TP0113 (Knarsdale)

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

Exposed so no problem finding it now the grass is dying back.

Good condition 2013-11-10 14:15 - TP4153 (Kelky Fell)

FB Number: S6507   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Trekked across from Cold Fell Pike trig, a lovely walk on a cold clear frosty day. Footpath all the way (it doesn't look much used and is often wet underfoot) following the fence to the saddle then up to Kelky Fell... good views across the Solway Firth and over to the Blencathra part of the lakeland fells. There's a lot of stone pillars by the trig, a couple of dozen or more, making it like a small version of Nine Standards Rigg. It's surprising how few people have logged this trig... an easy climb with a good view.

Slightly damaged 2013-11-10 13:00 - TP2337 (Cold Fell Pike)

FB Number: S1538   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 8/10

Parked to the north, just beyond Clesketts. Walked up the track as far as it went then over the hags to the summit. Superb views on a sunny, clear, cold day.. snow on the lakeland fells and Cross Fell peaks. The summit looks like a prehistoric cairn... the peat level has built up around it, but not on it (as heather can't grow on rock), so it is now in a bowl. These summit cairns are usually assumed to be neolithic, around 3000BC, but there's not enough evidence to be definite. Clearly it was built before the peat formed about 2000yr ago.

Good condition 2013-10-22 17:40 - TP0102 (Loweswater)

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

Still partially uncovered and easy to find at end of passing place

Good condition 2013-10-22 15:50 - TP3136 (Fellbarrow)

FB Number: S5229   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

climbed from Thackthwaite in a break in the rain, but then got soaked as we crossed the fells south to Low Fell. Good views north across the coastal plain... you really feel on the edge of the Lake District here.

Good condition 2013-10-22 14:25 - TP6858 (Wharrels Hill)

FB Number: S5709   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

parked in lay-bye on main road, walked up track. Trig is to the right just outside the fence around the masts

Slightly damaged 2013-10-22 14:10 - TP9003 (Aspatria Church Pinnacle)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

um. it's a church with a pinnacle.

Good condition 2013-10-22 13:55 - TP6866 (Whin Bank)

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

yet another trig in a gorse hedge. Appropriately named.

Good condition 2013-10-22 13:20 - TP0810 (Aldoth)

FB Number: 11397   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Met friendly famer on his quad bike as we walked along the green lane to north of trig. He has happy for us to visit trig as no stock near it, showed us the best field to go up.

Good condition 2013-10-22 13:00 - TP1123 (Beckfoot)

FB Number: S5772   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

By the road, won't take much sea rise for this one to go as the sea's on the other side of the road.

Good condition 2013-10-22 12:50 - TP5794 (Salta)

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

By a barn on field edge

Good condition 2013-10-22 12:10 - TP10421 (Battery Spire)

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

By the Roman fort, the banks of which are obvious beside this drill hall (it's not really a proper heavy duty battery)

Good condition 2013-10-22 12:05 - TP1887 (Camp Farm)

FB Number: S5657   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Field back to its normal self afer the dig.

Good condition 2013-10-22 11:25 - TP10784 (Maryport Church Spire)

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

Has a large "For Sale" sign, so if anyone wants to own an intersected station, this is their chance. By the harbour in a rather austere area...

Good condition 2013-10-22 11:05 - TP11525 (Cockermouth Church Spire)

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

On way from Lakes to the coast to escape the rain.

Good condition 2013-10-21 14:40 - TP0690 (Binsey)

FB Number: S5707   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Easy climb up from the south. At the summit are a lot of loose boulders formed into crude shelters, refashioned from a prehistoric cairn. Good views across the plain and into the Lakes, pity about the grotty weather.

Good condition 2013-10-21 13:45 - TP6745 (Warnell Fell)

FB Number: S7022   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

up lane then easy to find

Slightly damaged 2013-10-21 13:25 - TP1381 (Birds Hill)

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

close to road, in field boundary

Good condition 2013-10-21 13:10 - TP5841 (Sceugh Head)

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

Trig-in-a-hedge. Quick sprint up field.

Good condition 2013-10-21 11:25 - TP6344 (Thack Moor)

FB Number: S6504   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

From Renwick. On way to Lakes. Rainy descent. Herd of Belted Galloways on path.

Slightly damaged 2013-09-09 16:05 - TP5410 (Pen-Y-Ffrith)

FB Number: S3114   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Parked on the side of the track to fishery. Rope still in place.

Slightly damaged 2013-09-09 15:30 - TP5311 (Park Lead Mines)

FB Number: S3108   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

On a tumulus, with a surrounding ditch (checked later on Welsh Historic Environment record: confirms tumulus is probable Bronze Age barrow, but date of ditch uncertain). Gorgeous views to the west today as visibility excellent. Nearby mine shaft capped in concrete

Good condition 2013-09-09 15:05 - TP0180 (Gwynfryn)

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

Third of the triplet. Found easily using the photos. Looks like it's had a close encounter with a strimmer.

Good condition 2013-09-09 15:00 - TP7254 (Wrexham)

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

Surprisingly difficult to spot on the roadside verge, well-buried in long vegetation. Photos helped.

Good condition 2013-09-09 14:55 - TP0605 (Wrexham FBM Aux 1)

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

Found it after a bit of screwdriver prodding with the help of previous photos. Only a couple of cms down. The first of the triplet.

Slightly damaged 2013-09-08 15:15 - TP4524 (Long Mount)

FB Number: S5201   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

An easy stroll up from the road.. wide open views. A complete rainbow frames the pillar in the photo

A rainbow frames the pillar

Good condition 2013-08-26 16:25 - TP0703 (Great Whernside)

FB Number: 2976   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

After wasting an hour looking for the bolt at the bottom of the hill we had a quick walk up and down this lovely little hill. Great views and interesting crags.

Couldn't find it 2013-08-26 15:00 - TP0149 (Hem Gill Shaw)

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

Failed to find it, despite having the OS diagram... only one out of four of the OS fixed points survives (the road-sign and wall have disappeared, and one of the two posts is lying on its side with its original position unclear).

Good condition 2013-08-26 13:15 - TP8088 (Scrafton)

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

Walked up from West Scrafton. Bolt easy to find on a large gritsone outcrop... as described already by Ted. Lovely views over Coverdale. The crags are fascinating. A little gem this one.

a stone sink near bolt, cracked during quarrying, so abandoned

Good condition 2013-08-26 12:00 - TP11038 (Bourlon Lines Clock Tower Vane)

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

Braved the watch tower and the barbed wire!

Good condition 2013-08-26 11:45 - TP10341 (Richmond Castle Flagstaff)

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

From the car on the way to Yorkshire dales.

Good condition 2013-08-26 11:30 - TP10608 (Melsonby Church Tower Vane)

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

Another drive-by on the way to more interesting things!

Good condition 2013-08-26 11:20 - TP0119 (Sandwath)

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

Using the OS diagram found this immediately on pacing out from the gatepost and 2m in from the road edge. Still under its stone slab. Had failed to find it on a previous attempt without the diagram.

Good condition 2013-08-26 11:10 - TP10607 (Manfield Church Tower Flagstaff)

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

Not sure I count these as 'triging'! However it was a nice church in pleasant country.

Moved 2013-08-21 16:30 - TP1494 (Bleak House Hill)

FB Number: S1634   Condition: Moved   Score: 6/10

Gets a 6 for novelty value

Good condition 2013-08-21 16:15 - TP10716 (Castle Donington Church Spire)

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

easy to find, pleasant village depsite being so close to E Midlands airport

Slightly damaged 2013-08-21 16:10 - TP2808 (Donington Resr)

FB Number: 11801   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

trig in a field at the end of the runway.

Good condition 2013-07-20 15:30 - TP2788 (Diphwys)

FB Number: S8456   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Parked at end of the public road in Cwm Minach to the west of mountain, walked up via forest track then mine path (in places a well constructed causeway) marked on map past the mine workings. Superb views on a very hot day which made the pull up to the ridge tiring. Feels like a "proper" mountain. Met a couple of walkers at the summit, one of them drawing the trig in her sketch book. We resorted to ultramodern technology and took a photo.

Slightly damaged 2013-07-20 12:05 - TP2711 (Cwmmaria)

FB Number: S8451   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Parked as other triggers at end of Precipice Walk (not much other parking available) and walked up the road then via the path that loops behind the transmitter mast. A pleasant walk and worthwhile view... Cader Idris had its table cloth spilling down its north face

Good condition 2013-06-10 14:45 - TP10574 (Bamburgh Castle Flagstaff)

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

From the Farne Islands. Flagstaff is visible today on tower

Good condition 2013-06-10 13:40 - TP8899 (Farne Island Lighthouse)

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

On day trip to Farnes. Ran the gauntlet of arctic tern attacks to get from boat to lighthouse. Woolly hat wasn't enough to soften impact.. will take hard hat next time. Zillions of birds including sandwich and common terns as well as the arctics.

Good condition 2013-06-10 10:45 - TP8900 (Longstone Lighthouse)

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

On day trip to Farnes

Good condition 2013-06-08 17:35 - TP2242 (Clougha Pike)

FB Number: S4999   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Interesting top to the hill... trig pillar on a 20m diameter cairn, presumably ancient, which has been refashioned into several shelters. Good views. PArt of a 3 trig round from the jubilee Tower

Good condition 2013-06-08 16:05 - TP0700 (Mallowdale Pike)

FB Number: 2981   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Interesting grit outcrops. Good views across to the Yorkshire 3 peaks. Path from Wards Stone passes odd remnant patches of 2 metre thick peat. It would be interesting to know how the plateau lost its peat cover.

Good condition 2013-06-08 15:55 - TP6740 (Wards Stone)

FB Number: S4996   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Climbed from Jubilee Tower via Grit Fell. Fortunately dry weather. A lot of curlews en route. Went on to nearby trig then back via Clougha Pike. Only saw 5 people on the 9 mile round... despite being a sunny summer Saturday.

Good condition 2013-05-12 16:30 - TP3367 (Glan-Hafon)

FB Number: 10335   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked at the waterfall and walked up from was whatever the Welsh equivalent of a dreich day is. The wind strengthened once we reached the tops and we got wetter. The view wasn't its best as we were only just under the cloud base, but still impressive.

Good condition 2013-05-11 17:10 - TP4467 (Llanerch Farm)

FB Number: S3216   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Quick sprint from the roadside along the fence line. Great views of the Pontcysyllet aqueduct which we'd walked across a couple of hours earlier.

Good condition 2013-05-11 16:30 - TP3209 (Foel)

FB Number: S3127   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Nice little stroll from the road in between the driving showers! Lovely views of deep grey skies to the south and clear blue to the north.

Good condition 2013-04-01 15:30 - TP3979 (Holme Knott)

FB Number: S5518   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked on the minor road around the Hun Bank area then headed south. Lovely views in all directions especially the Howgills and once at the sumit the lakeland fells. Ground ok underfoot, still slightly frozen can imagine its a bit wet if not!

Good condition 2013-04-01 13:10 - TP2965 (East Baugh Fell)

FB Number: S5662   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Went in for a bit of extreame trigging today! Parked on the minor single track road between Hind Keld East and Hind Keld West. Then straight up Shepherds Gill for the first lung busting 400m then took a direct line to the large visible cairn on the plateau top. First attempt to sumit was aborted on the grounds of safety...slope too steep and snow too hard packed to get secure footing. Tranversed to the west and picked up the wall to the right of Garsdale Pike. Ground not so steep and soft snow underfoot for most of the way. Blowing quite abit on the tops with snow drifting. After a 2 hour slog up and a few wiggles a quick 1 hour down. As others have said wonderful views from the tops. From Pen-y-ghent, Wild Boar Fell, the Howgills and Lakeland fells beyond. Great to be out in sunshine and frozen enough under foot for almost dry feet!

Good condition 2013-03-30 17:05 - TP5441 (Pike Rigg)

FB Number: S6663   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Glorious day on the tops. No wind and good views although hazy in the far distance. Got to this one by parking at the county boundary and following the fence line most of the way. Not quite frozen enough underfoot to stop the odd footstep going through all the snow and into the underlying bog. Lots of grouse about but no moorland birds except 3 lone curlews circling above towards the end of the day....scouts probably...reporting back to the large flocks feeding on the lower unfrozen pasture! There is a small stone built building at the trig and currick which someone has white doves's fox proof and has a route out to the open world...odd place for a dovecot! Near to the pillar is a loose boulder with a crudely cut benchmark.

benchmark cut in loose boulder by pillar

Good condition 2013-02-23 16:25 - TP5682 (Rigg Of England)

FB Number: S4627   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy bag from PROW. Ground frozen so easy sprint across to the middle of the field.

Possibly missing 2013-02-23 15:35 - TP8423 (Blacko Hill)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Possibly missing   Score: 4/10

After reading Painterman's log we decided not to do anymore than take a photo at distance!

Good condition 2013-02-23 15:30 - TP6157 (Stang Top Moor)

FB Number: S4705   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

My the roads around here are narrow! Parked at the T junction about 600m north and walked back. Cloud base down so not such good views. Farmer near-by muck spreading so didn't venture too far off the PROW.

Good condition 2013-02-23 13:25 - TP5370 (Pendle Hill)

FB Number: S2161   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Circular walk starting and finishing at Barley. Up via the Ogden reservoirs and down the staircase path. In hindsight should have done it the other way around as the ice and thin covering of snow made the stair case a bit hairy in places! Great walk, views almost cleared out but still some nice views through the cloud.

Good condition 2013-01-13 14:50 - TP10662 (Langley Chimney)

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

And another lead smelting chimney which is an intersected station. Snowing by the time we got to this one. No ducking needed for me to get into the middle and look up the chimney.

The view up the inside of the chimney

Good condition 2013-01-13 14:10 - TP10659 (Middle Edge Chimney)

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

In the area so picked up this intersected station. Saw the second Golden Plover of the day on the moors ...poor thing, weather isn't looking too good for them in the next few days. Why come back so early to breed, its not spring yet! Great piece of industrial heritage from an area rich in mining history.

base of Middle Edge Chimney where horizontal flue enters
Middle Edge Chimney from upper chimney Two horizontal flues run up the hillside to the upper chimney, one of these goes to Middle Edge Chimney en route.

Good condition 2013-01-13 11:20 - TP6156 (Staneshaw Rigg)

FB Number: S6577   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Been saving this one for the winter and frozen ground. One of the last few trigs left for me within an hours drive of home. Walked up the Pennine way from Garrigill then headed off on a quad bike track next to a line of grouse butts just before a gill. This track soon divides and passes through a fence, use the right hand (metal) gate , don't stay on the main track through the wood gate. Follow the quad bike tracks and grouse feeders along the top and straight to the trig. Lovely day, cold but not a lot of wind, odd flurry of snow and well-frozen under foot so DRY feet....long time since I've had them on a trig point trip. Great views of Cross Fell. Back at Garrigill in time for a pub lunch.

Good condition 2013-01-05 15:50 - TP5798 (Sand Edge Common)

FB Number: S4248   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

A re-log of our closest trig-point to home (apart for the Wolsingham FBM). Walked up the Waskerley valley from Wolsingham, across the Tunstall dam and on to the felltop. The trig isn't at the highest point; it's placed on a stone platform in the peat for stability ?the remains of an old building or prehistoric cairn.... but nothing in the historic environment record to confirm this. Beautiful view up Weardale. A rather boggy return home via Thistlewood Lane.

Good condition 2013-01-01 13:05 - TP5945 (Shill Moor)

FB Number: S7991   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Second of the day, the previous being Wether Cairn. Dropped down from Black Butt to cross Sting Burn and to get out of the howling wind, then took an almost direct line to Shill Moor crossing Salter's Road just NW of the fence line and then went diagonally up. Stunning views of the Breamish Valley, Hedgehope and Cheviot, although its summit remained in dark cloud all day...sulking! Dropped down the fence line to Salter's Road and then back to Ewarty Shank and the car. Great day not a speck of precipitation and fantastic views across Northumberland. The summit looks like a large Neolithic/Bronze Age barrow, similar to those on other Northumberland Hills, but with the stones above the lowest layers rearranged to give a cairn, a shelter, and trig foundations... however I can't find anything on the internet to confirm this.

Good condition 2013-01-01 11:40 - TP6851 (Wether Cairn)

FB Number: S7994   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

First of two wet and windy trigs in the day but soooo good to be out with blue sky. Parked on the minor road which terminates at Ewarty Shank, about 600m from the end at a cattle grid. Followed the fence lines to stay on access land and then basically up beside Blackbutt Sike. Wet yes as expected but to be honest it was semi-frozen in places and we've been out in worse!

Good condition 2012-11-11 15:40 - TP6206 (Stokoe High Crags)

FB Number: S6560   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

A rarely visited trig, only previously visited on 4 occasions and none for over 4 years, but well worth it. Walked up on the forest track from 769840 and then a rather wet firebreak to the moor edge. Crag looks like there's been old quarrying activity, some of the structures look ancient... will check records to see if anything known. Good Northumberland views across the forests & moors.

Good condition 2012-11-11 14:30 - TP2952 (Ealingham Rigg)

FB Number: S6638   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked nearby, then a short walk across drab damp moorland. Sat in car, eating packed lunch and watching a kestrel hunting

Good condition 2012-11-11 14:00 - TP6763 (Watch Crags)

FB Number: S6615   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked at Bannock Crag, just room for one car, road is good to that point. Short walk up to pillar. Moderate views, Cheviot & Cross Fell might have been visible north & south if the visibility had been better.

Couldn't find it 2012-10-07 12:51 - TP10512 (Bowscale Fell)

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

Buried Block at NY 33341.688 30544.313. NY45/005 on the OS database. The grid reference suggests the block is on the northern edge of the summit stone-wall shelter. We couldn't find it despite some poking around. Oddly there's bedrock nearby which would be a better site for bolt/rivet than a buried block. Great views across to Blencathra & Skiddaw on a bright clear day.

Good condition 2012-09-29 17:15 - TP5600 (Reaveley Hill)

FB Number: S8032   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Abit of a wet slog across from Heddon Hill. Took the bridle way on the way there and then stuck off acorss the fells, on the way back went north from the trig to the corner of the access land and then followed quad bike tracks to the bridle way. Not such good views from here although still a lovely spot with not alot of habitation around!

Good condition 2012-09-29 16:10 - TP3710 (Heddon Hill)

FB Number: S3566   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Another lovely little chap on a hill covered in archaeology. Parked on the road to Calder farm and picked this one up in pair with Reaveley Hill. Wet in places as you would imagine after the week the NE has had. Great views again from Heddon Hill, across to Hedgehope and Cheviot.

Good condition 2012-09-29 14:20 - TP5217 (Old Fawdon Hill)

FB Number: S3549   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Walked into this one from Fawdon, followed the PROW to access land then up to the trig. Stunning views from this chap, north to Cheviot and south to Simonside. Lots of archaeology visible with hill forts and settlements and field systems. Well worth the visit even on a very blusterly day. Nice to see quite a few folk walking in the area.

Good condition 2012-09-29 12:30 - TP8950 (Gibside Monument)

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

Been here a few times in the past, took this today from the opposite side of the valley via the disused Derwent Valley railway line which is now a popular walking and cycling track. Major Red Kite release site so as usual when passing this way spotted the large raptor in the sky above.

Good condition 2012-09-22 17:30 - TP0595 (Forcett FBM Aux 1)

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

Spent the day at Aske horse trials near Richmond and picked this up on the way home. Easy bag thanks to the other logs, had a walk along the near-by iron age fortifications...impressive.

Couldn't find it 2012-09-16 16:50 - TP8374 (Eston Tip)

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

Why I ask myself the sequel!...GPS puts this bolt in a block on the back edge of an ironstone quarry in the middle of a group of gorse prodding...just a photo! Not a particuarly pleasant area...used by dog walkers who dont clean up and 'people' who leave their cans and bottles behind...ho hum.

Couldn't find it 2012-09-16 16:25 - TP8375 (South Lackenby)

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

Why I ask myself!...Ok its supposed to be a bolt in a block...GPS puts it high up on the verge of the east bound A174 about 200m from the roundabout. Prodded around with screwdrivers and dug up a couple of stones but no block...may be it went when the road was built!

Good condition 2012-09-16 14:25 - TP5982 (Simon Howe)

FB Number: S4370   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

The best of the weekend by a long shot. Walked in from the North on the bridle way that crosses Moss Dike. Wet at the beginning but after that a good track and well marked by cairns. Trig has not only barrows but its own standing stones in alignment. Views across to Fylingdales and the occassional train heard on the North York Moors railway.

Damaged 2012-09-16 13:20 - TP7931 (Louven Howe Aux 2)

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

Parked at the turn off and had an ice cream from the van! Easy walk down the road and across the heather for 30m or so...2 big chunks out of it now...shoddy workmanship! Unsure but guess this has something to do with RAF Fylingdales.

Good condition 2012-09-16 12:45 - TP1697 (Brow Top)

FB Number: S4387   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

At last...normal service is resumed...trig and a barrow. Found the geo-cache as well by mistake. Good views down to Robin Hood's Bay and down the coast. Breezy but not raining...yet.

Possibly missing 2012-09-16 12:30 - TP10283 (Winster Hose)

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

Well...a good start to the day...not only has yesterday's sunshine gone but like all others who have tried before we failed to find an illusive 'disc'. Decided to log this as possibly missing as its called Winster Hose, which was presumably the name of the factory on this site until a major supemarket chain was installed. So my guess is the disc went when the factory did.....unless it's just above the wines and spirits aisle on the roof of Sainsburys!

Good condition 2012-09-15 16:30 - TP5440 (Pike Hill)

FB Number: S4393   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked on the minor road and walked in on the PROW from the west. Another trig with accompanying barrows.

Good condition 2012-09-15 14:45 - TP6017 (Sleights Moor)

FB Number: S4395   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Becomes a bit of a theme in the North Yorkshire Moors...Trig with a barrow or near a barrow or on top of a barrow! This little guy has 2, one on the way and one it hides behind (which has a ring of kerb stones). Odd but the trig isn't at the highest point it being the first barrow...only by a meter though.

pillar with adjacent kerb-stoned barrow

Good condition 2012-09-15 14:15 - TP4089 (Hutton Mulgrave Moor)

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

Easy find on the edge of the wood. Handy parking and straight up the forestry track.

Good condition 2012-09-15 14:00 - TP1072 (Barton Rigg)

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

Took photo from the roadside as the field had a large number of cows and we didnt want to cause fright as there is no PROW across the field. Gorgeous sunny day, spent the morning at Port Mulgrave collecting about 30kg of fossil ammonites from the beach during the low tide.

Good condition 2012-09-14 16:00 - TP8952 (Captain Cooks Monument)

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

Picked this up on the way to Whitby for the weekend. Blustery day, removed the cobwebs of the working week! Good views over Teesside and across to Rosebury Topping.

Couldn't find it 2012-09-09 16:10 - TP8086 (Brownsey Moor)

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

Our GPS gave the location as being in a sea of heather and not at the actual summit. Poked around with long screw drivers but no solid rock to put a bolt in. Headed up towards the actual summit and found (by chance) a geocache at 96876 99469 on the GPS.. still no solid rock. Have checked on OS website and the grid reference given is the same as theirs. They state "Ht to bolt in rock. Mark buried" if it is there its going to be under quite a depth of heather and peat!...guess its the pick and shovel job again.

at the location

Good condition 2012-08-26 19:20 - TP10013 (Barnard Castle Church Tower Flagstaff)

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

Drive-by on the way home...sunshine again now and a lovely evening.

Possibly missing 2012-08-26 17:30 - TP8085 (Blackstone)

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

Again this one could be a not found more than a possibly missing. Parked at the point where the moor road splits into two and went almost due west to the ridge top. Abit of a circuitous route to avoid peat hags and wet grains. GPS puts the bolt about a meter south from the large cairn/pillar at the northern end of the common. Again bedrock is hard to find...we dug around but only found loose its a pick and shovel job again...or may be a dismantle the pillar which would be a shame as its far more impressive than a OS my humble opinion! Fantastic views into Swaledale and an interesting drive down the high 'road' to Satron. Its got many gates which my partner in crime and passenger was not impressed by.

Possibly missing 2012-08-26 16:05 - TP8087 (Redmire)

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

Not sure if this should be possibly missing or not found...any way as you can see from the photos the GPS puts the bolt under a track constructed on the side of a quarry...the only 'bedrock' around is the side of the Redmire scar and being limestones its seriously crumbly and defo not safe. My guess is the the bolt is on bedrock under the if anyone wants a challenge its may be a pick job!...Access was from the RoW at the quarry entrance and then about 400m of trespass along the track past the kick ass 'no public access' signs! Guessing from the map there is less chance of being seen with your pick if you approach from the NW....good luck! View across Wensleydale is lovely, though

Good condition 2012-08-26 15:10 - TP6871 (Whit Fell)

FB Number: S7589   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Second one that's been hanging around in my pysche for a non-firing day. Happy to say normal British bank holiday had been resumed and it was now throwing it down! Parked next to the entrance to the rifle range and walked in on the MOD road.... then onto quad tracks to the trig itself...guess the view would have been good...if the cloud had lifted.

Good condition 2012-08-26 12:25 - TP3133 (Feldom)

FB Number: S4321   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Took advantage of a non-firing day in the ranges south of us today...had a mixed trig and archaeology day as the Feldom area is 'famous' for its cup and ring marked stones and general bronze age landscape archaeology. Spent a good 2 hours in the area normally out of bounds and visited not only the trig but a fair number of archaeological sites. Gets an 8 for the added interest!...oh and sunshine at this point in the day.

cup and ring marked stone, one of many at Feldom

Good condition 2012-08-18 17:20 - TP6988 (Windy Gyle)

FB Number: S7999   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Third of the day in the best of the weather. Great up and down ridge walk on the pennine way from Lamb Hill. Thank you to the mills of Lancashire as their slabbed floors make a decent dry 'ish' path all the way. Windy Gyle lived up to its name across the saddle. Great trig at top another huge carin with fabulous 360 degree views. Descended via bridle way to Rowhope then west across Hindside Knowe to pick up the road at Carlcroft. Great day!

Good condition 2012-08-18 15:50 - TP4326 (Lamb Hill)

FB Number: S7989   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Second of the day and the weather improving. Decent wind to keep the midges away! Parked in 'lay-by' near to Blind Burn and followed the bridle way north to the pennine way and the trig. Wet underfoot, a few folk on the pennine way but all in the distance. Great views into Scotland, south to Cross Fell and East to Simonside and the Cheviot massif. Went on to Windy Gyle in what turned out to be a 16km round.

Good condition 2012-08-18 13:15 - TP6441 (Thirl Moor)

FB Number: S7429   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Took advantage of a non-firing weekend on the Otterburn ranges. Parked on the saddle at the highest point on the miliary road. Wet walk across to the trig and its impressive adjoining bronze age cairns. Vast expansive views, although low cloud and rain limited the distance until later in the day. Met a guy on our way back to the car who was collecting Deweys...'it's all about lists' he said as we swapped OCD stories! Went on to have a good look around the Chew Green Roman fort and the adjoining deserted medieval village.

Couldn't find it 2012-07-30 16:30 - TP8009 (Greenwich Observatory)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Couldn't find it   Score: 6/10

Walked up here to get the panoramic view of the Olympic eventing...and to log the observatory. 'couldn't find it' not really true as I didnt really look...the observatory was open but almost surrounded by port-a-loos...nice!!! I peered throught the railings and eyeballed the meridian line etc...then back to the eventing via the facilities!

Good condition 2012-07-30 10:45 - TP8841 (Canary Wharf Tower Apex)

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

It and its neighbours dominate the sky line when look from Greenwich park. Don't think the horses at the eventing noticed it at all! Clear day with impressive view back towards London.

Good condition 2012-07-30 09:30 - TP9061 (Big Ben Pinnacle)

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

Saw this from the train on the way to Greenwich park for the cross country of the 3 day eventing. Was here 40 years ago as well on a school trip!

Good condition 2012-07-28 21:50 - TP8857 (National Westminster Tower Anemometer Pole)

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

Tower top all lit up for the Olympics. Easy to spot from the near-by areas. Walked down past the Bank of England and thought of the gold bars beneath bmy feet!

Good condition 2012-07-28 21:30 - TP9341 (St Pauls Cathedral Cross)

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

Special visit to log the intersected station. Not sure how I got here from Westminster Cathedral but my partner in crime seemed to have an encyclopedic knowledge of the underground from working in London 35 odd years I've not been here since a school trip 40 years ago. Walked over the Millenium bridge (no wobble) to get photos of the National Westminster Tower Anemometer pole...shame about losing the camera!

Good condition 2012-07-28 20:30 - TP9435 (Westminster Cathedral Cupola)

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

Got this one after the visit to Kew Gardens and tea at a near-by Indian. Moved onto the city centre, very quiet considering the Olympics are in town. The photo was great...honest...

Good condition 2012-07-28 16:00 - TP9060 (Kew Pagoda Pinnacle)

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

In London for the Olympics so took the opportunity to be an 'intersected station tourist'. Lovely warm afternoon and a really nice setting, even the low flying planes were of interest. You will have to take my word for it as no photo as we managed to leave the camera on a tube on Sunday!....ho hum...lets hope lost property do their stuff.

Good condition 2012-07-21 18:15 - TP4894 (Monkside)

FB Number: S7992   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

On to this one from Grey's Pike. Basically picked up the forest fence and then straight to the trig from the end point. Forest up to the sheep fold has been cleared so its easier walking to climb the fence and walk on the felled area, other wise its the knee high heather, bog and moss scenario...with some well hidden ditches to trap the unsuspecting trigger. Trig as other have said next to a large cairn, and some wonderful block paving which was obviously military in the past. Some sign saying beware of non-ironising radiation...whatever that is...from the trig we took a direct line to bring us down between little black and black cleugh, from there it was a trudge on the south side of the burn to the foot bridge then up to the forest drive and back to the car...knackering!

Good condition 2012-07-21 16:50 - TP3513 (Greys Pike)

FB Number: S7907   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Like others have said not so easy to get to is this one. Parked at Hall Knowe picnic spot where we met 2 Belgians who were lost. They were supposed to be doing the Pennine way towards Bellingham but were at least 15-20 km off piste! They only had the map with the sections of the pennine way on so we spent some time convincing them they were not actually on any of their map...advised them to go to visitor centre at kielder and ask about bus!...Anyway the trek to the trig was via none existant fire breaks in the forest...alot of the area has been felled and replanted and the fire breaks on the map don't seem to exist anymore. Not so bad if you are short of leg as I am, but a bit more trouble some for my partner in crime who is a 6 footer. Once out on the summit it was an easy trudge to the trig....foolishy decided to go for Monkside.

Good condition 2012-07-21 14:10 - TP1340 (Berrymoor Edge)

FB Number: S8060   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

First of 3 in the day...a gentle warm-up for the next 2. Parked at Blackhope Nick viewpoint and accessed along the fence edge then across the moor. Not as wet underfoot as we'd imagined. Bog Asphodel, Common Spotted Orchid and Northern Marsh Orchid in flower. Tried to take the direct route back to the car...silly!!! Knee high heather, bog and wet wet moss...stick to the fence!

Good condition 2012-06-09 19:00 - TP9735 (Burnhope TV Mast)

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

NZ29/INT077. Top of mast not visible due to the British summer.

Good condition 2012-06-09 18:45 - TP8454 (Obelisk)

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

Jumped over the back fence of the school grounds from Obelisk Lane into the woods which hide the obelisk. Dark and rainy so not a great photo.

Good condition 2012-06-09 18:15 - TP6613 (Tunstall Hills)

FB Number: S4165   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good view across Sunderland to the sea. Can drive almost to it, then clamber up rocky summit.

Slightly damaged 2012-06-09 17:46 - TP7789 (Westlea)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Gets a high mark because of the impressive spread of large flower spikes of marsh orchids between the mast and the A19. The fenomark itself is BORING

nearby northern marsh orchids

Good condition 2012-06-09 17:15 - TP3793 (High Moorsley)

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

wet day though walked up in a dry gap. Next to a strange white sphere, with a sign saying it's a weather radar. Growing crops so didnt didnt cross last part of from edge

weather radar by trig

Good condition 2012-06-04 16:50 - TP9734 (Keswick Church Spire)

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

NY11INT003. Intersected station visited after coming down from Skiddaw. Bench Mark and rivet at the West door. Lovely warm evening in Keswick.

Good condition 2012-06-04 12:30 - TP6001 (Skiddaw)

FB Number: S1543   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

came up from Millbeck, bagging some Wainwrights en route. Bright cool day with superb visibility. Summit crowded.

Good condition 2012-05-13 16:10 - TP4486 (Llanymynech Golf Links)

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

Visiting LLanymynech quarries to hunt for orchids and took a slight detour to the trig. Bright day but a stiff breeze to keep it on the cool side. No golfers at all, might have had something to do with the big football day going on! Orchid hunt successful for 1 variety (early purple) but pyramidal and heath spotted not out yet.

Early Purple Orchid

Good condition 2012-05-12 17:11 - TP3257 (Foxholme)

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

Distance shot from edge of field. Didn't do the barbed wire around the gate!

Good condition 2012-05-12 16:26 - TP9393 (Bishops Castle Town Hall Cupola)

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

Passing this way after collecting conventional trig points! Town Hall in need of renovation according to lots of flyers asking for donations around the village.

Slightly damaged 2012-05-12 15:55 - TP3707 (Heath Mynd)

FB Number: S5204   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Second cardio-vascular workout of the day. Short sharp ascent from minor raod where it meets access land. Looks like this is the Southern tip of the Stiperstones ridge. Curlews circling the summit which has a large cairn.

Good condition 2012-05-12 14:51 - TP2416 (Corndon Beacon)

FB Number: S5203   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

First cardiac workout of the day. Parked as others at the reservoir went up the track to access land and stright up...well I may have stopped a couple of times to 'admire' the view! Said views were good today as the air was clear and at last some sunshine. 4 paragliders on the ajoining hill of Lan Fawr. Great little hill well worth the effort.

Good condition 2012-05-05 18:51 - TP3949 (Hips Heugh)

FB Number: S3569   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked in from PROW and then across the field to the Trig. Good but limited views although situated on an intersting outcrop of Whinsill. Ended up going into Craster and having evening in the only resturant. Specialises in seafood and was yummy.

Good condition 2012-05-05 16:58 - TP2340 (Cold Law)

FB Number: S8033   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Third of the day and for me the best. Great views over to the coast and westward to Hedgehope and back towards The Cheviot. Grey cloud of the day disappearing and replaced by blue sky and warm sun. Wet underfoot from Cheviot but bearable especially with the thought of dry socks and shoes waiting in the car.

Slightly damaged 2012-05-05 14:52 - TP2152 (Cheviot)

FB Number: S1560   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Second of the day from Hedgehope Hill on the way to Cold Law. A long way via some spectacular peat hags! Not as wet underfoot as we'd imagined but we were thankful for the paved section across the summit. No views to speak of from the top and the trig as other have said is in a sad state.

Good condition 2012-05-05 12:54 - TP3711 (Hedgehope Hill)

FB Number: S8059   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Up from the parking spaces at the end of the road to Langlee Ford. Start of a 6 hour round via Cheviot and Cold Law. A good day for walking, not alot of wind, occasional bright sunshine interspersed with snow and hail showers! It's a bit of a cardiac workout from the saddle to the top of Hedgehope hill... no chest pain so must be doing something right! OK underfoot till we dropped down from the summit to Comb fell which was wet but not as bad as it could have been. Odd patches of snow left and the ground frozen in places. Occassional glimpses of Cross Fell to the south and the Northern lakeland fells to the SW.

Slightly damaged 2012-04-08 16:20 - TP0814 (Alkington Grange)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

Yet another Shropshire trig-in-a-hedge. Top with spider flush with the top of the hedge. A mile further along the road, the bascule bridge over the Shropshire Union Canal was raised to let a couple of barges pass.

top of pillar
in there somewhere

Good condition 2012-04-08 16:00 - TP5277 (Paddolgreen)

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

Another Shropshire trig-in-a-hedge. quick nip up the field from the road.

Good condition 2012-04-08 15:25 - TP2318 (Cockshutt)

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

Parked on side road north of Cockshut... through a field of large frisky calves, didnt find the path round the back of the farm, so along a field margin to the track up the hill. Field has been sown so took photo from a few metres away on the path. Large hare lolloped away from us along track. Returned through the farm as no signs to indicate where the footpath should be.

Good condition 2012-04-08 13:00 - TP0182 (Noneley)

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

Found easily thanks to Mick & Kim leaving open... didn't need measuring tapes or GPS to locate. Lot of dog-poo so beware. Currently in line with the black cow and the brown cow, but they may have moved before next visit.

Taken from surace block. Note cow alignment

Good condition 2012-04-07 16:15 - TP4854 (Moel Bentyrch)

FB Number: 10347   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked just beyond the farm, took the diagonal path up the east side, quite loose, but no bracken yet. Two peregrine falcons (?) kept an eye on us from the crags. Along the nearside of the ridge fence to keep in access land then hopped over for final ascent.

Good condition 2012-04-07 15:20 - TP6184 (Stingwern Hill)

FB Number: 10350   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Same route as wrose. Unseasonable patch of snow by pillar. On private land, but not very overlooked.

Good condition 2012-04-07 14:45 - TP0530 (Newtown)

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

Easily found on eastern roadside verge, 23m south (approx) of the crossroads sign on the western verge. Manhole covers aren't much use as there's a series of them along the verge.

Good condition 2012-04-07 14:20 - TP2091 (Cefn-Mawr)

FB Number: 10333   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Found a parking spot on dead-end road to east of trig, then up the footpath to the ridge and along to the pillar.

Good condition 2012-04-01 16:15 - TP5731 (Roppa)

FB Number: S6911   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

parked at end of road nearby and walked the few hundred metres to it. Grand views over the moors to the north.

Good condition 2012-04-01 15:40 - TP0159 (Pockley Moor)

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

Uncovered as only just been visited. A bit under a metre from the right hand post of the explanation board, diagonally in front and to the right

Good condition 2012-04-01 14:40 - TP5769 (Rudland)

FB Number: S6746   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

PArked on road to SW where access land begins, then up along wall before headed up to trig. Was rather wet despite dry weather, so on way back kept well to north of wall. Lot of curlews and lapwings. Summit scarred by mining

Good condition 2012-04-01 13:25 - TP5670 (Riccal)

FB Number: S6917   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

nice walk up through woods from village: lots of primroses, aconites, wood anemones etc. once on top, along the field boundary where the footpath zigzags, over a fence, across the field and through a gate to get to the flush bracket side. Area seething with trippers.

Good condition 2012-04-01 12:05 - TP6093 (Spaunton)

FB Number: S6900   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked at Rosedale Bank Top by the huge kilns... then 2km due west over fairly flat heather moorland via the group of barrows. Not very inspiring views.

Good condition 2012-04-01 10:30 - TP4386 (Leaf Howe)

FB Number: S6883   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

parked at end of public road at Muffles Bridge (only space for one). Saw roe deer just after leaving car. Lovely walk up through woods, though would be clarty in wet weather. Turned L on reaching the crossroads on the top, 300m along the forest road, then diagonally back to the right for 100m along an ill-defined forest ride, then left for 50m through the forest to get to the trig. Found it easily without GPS but later in the year would be wise to bring GPS and the full co-cordinates.

Good condition 2012-03-31 16:50 - TP3644 (Harrow)

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

Parked same place as others, quick jog up pasture to trig. Unfortunately Man City scored 2 goals against Sunderland in the 5 mins I was out of the car, levelling the match. Bummer.

Good condition 2012-03-31 16:20 - TP5605 (Red Dyke)

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

Drove in from south via cul-de-sac and forest road. A locked gate stops you just before you reach the junction by the trig.

Good condition 2012-03-31 15:40 - TP2392 (Coomb Hill)

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

Drove to within 50m.... too easy, not getting much exercise with today's trigs. More walking planned for tomorrow to work off excellent hotel food (Blacksmith's in Rosedale)

Good condition 2012-03-31 14:40 - TP4345 (Langdale)

FB Number: S6331   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Drove up from south on forest track, then steep climb up through plantation. Good views. Trigged been used rubbing post by farm stock. Roe deer by track as we drove away

Good condition 2012-03-31 13:45 - TP0130 (Ravenscar)

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

Still got wreath on top

Good condition 2012-03-31 13:30 - TP2243 (Cloughton)

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

Crop growing so photographed from roadside. Looks in good ccondition though with rocks leaning against it

Good condition 2012-03-31 13:10 - TP6242 (Suffield)

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

trig in a wood, hence limited views. whitewash fading

Good condition 2012-03-31 12:05 - TP7827 (Olivers Mount Monument)

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

pleasant spot, would be a lovely location on a warmer, calmer day. Good cup of tea in the nearby cafe.

Good condition 2012-03-31 11:50 - TP7294 (Scarborough)

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

parked in estate, new road wasn't on our OS map.... as already pointed out, the best plan would be to park in the P+R on the new road, go though the wicket gate on the E side of the car park, and walk a few metres S on the footpath

Good condition 2012-03-31 11:30 - TP0359 (Redcliffe Farm)

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

On E verge of busy road. Paced out from the centre of manhole (2m) and east edge of road drain (2.7m), then dug it up with a cheap biro. Had forgotten tape-measure and digging equipment, so were lucky to find the block easily.

Good condition 2012-03-31 11:00 - TP2043 (Casty Hill)

FB Number: S6330   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

beside caravan A11A. Freezing & windy in a dismal clifftop caravan park. No longer a bird table, got bits of wood on the trig.

Good condition 2012-03-30 18:00 - TP6004 (Skiplam)

FB Number: S6747   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

walked up from south...beautiful views northwards once you reach it

Good condition 2012-03-30 17:30 - TP5481 (Pockley)

FB Number: S6918   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy access up a field boundary, had to lean over trig to photograph FB which is on N face. Warm evening

Toppled 2012-03-17 18:10 - TP3171 (Fingay Hill)

FB Number: S7441   Condition: Toppled   Score: 5/10

Parked at same place as previous logs and walked in on the farm road. Up through a gap in the hedge and found in field boundary hedging. A decent verge to walk up and keep off the crop.

Damaged 2012-03-17 17:15 - TP1027 (Barf Hill)

FB Number: S7667   Condition: Damaged   Score: 5/10

Up the bridle path and a quick off piste trot to the trig. Cracks around the top and a corner loose, a few winters of frost and thaw and I guess it will be gone. 'Lovely' views of Dalton turkey farm!...Yorkshires answer to Bernard Matthews!

Good condition 2012-03-17 16:55 - TP4086 (Hutton)

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

Did this one from the side of the field as crop well established and tractor lines running in the wrong direction.

Good condition 2012-03-17 16:30 - TP1093 (Beacon Banks)

FB Number: S7675   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Definitely the best of the day. Nice stroll along the bridle way with good views over to the white horse and down the the power stations south of York. Fields full of Alpacas, makes a change from sheep!

Good condition 2012-03-17 16:10 - TP2343 (Coldharbour Lane)

FB Number: 11045   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Reached the dizzy heights of 40m above sea level here! Doesn't look good for around here when the ice caps melt. As other have said, it's a drive by.

Good condition 2012-03-17 15:39 - TP3425 (Grafton)

FB Number: S2575   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Handy parking spot at the bottom of the PROW. Up through the woods and easily found. Was lucky to survive the extensive quarrying in the area. Guess the views would be good, but not today as the weather had closed in and it was raining.

Good condition 2012-03-17 15:25 - TP3049 (Elm Field)

FB Number: S7879   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on minor road off the A59 and walked up the side of the field behind the houses.

Good condition 2012-03-17 15:10 - TP5499 (Poppleton)

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

Did this one from the field side as the farmer had just sown a crop tight to the edge. Didn't want to cause any hassle as it is on private land.

Good condition 2012-03-17 14:50 - TP0158 (Skelton)

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

Not the best of the day! Constant traffic on the A19 makes this not a quality experience. There is a lay by about 200m south of the manhole cover. The cover itself is on the east side of the A19, gets a 2 cause it wasn't raining.

Good condition 2012-03-17 14:30 - TP6557 (Towthorpe)

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

Took advantage of being in the York area to purchase a new car and did a day of trigging in the lowlands! As the previous visitor, waited for gap in the traffic and hopped over the fence.

Good condition 2012-03-11 17:05 - TP6892 (White House Hill)

FB Number: S3534   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on road to white house folly at end of plantation, then walked back along bridle path then up through the plantation near its southern end to keep out of sight. Trig a short dash across farmland from top of the plantation.

Good condition 2012-03-11 16:30 - TP2689 (Curleheugh)

FB Number: S3565   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Drove up road from Eglingham.. it's a public road as far as the access land. So only a short walk across the moor to the trig. Hill pockmarked with old bell-pit mines... presumably for coal. Views extensive (as usual in Northumberland!)

Good condition 2012-03-11 14:50 - TP3651 (Hart Law)

FB Number: S8034   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Walked up from Alnham tower, parked by the church. Lumps and bumps of the deserted medieval village in the fields opposite. Signs of ancient settlement on the grassy ridge leading to the trig... boundary banks and old enclosures on the side of the hill. Fantastic views on a very clear day across to Cheviot

Trigpoint. The Cheviot in the background

Good condition 2012-03-11 13:00 - TP6321 (Target Plantation)

FB Number: S3547   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked up from Rothbury, visited standing stone on the way..... good view north to long crag and south to Simonside. Lot of people out walking on a sunny warm day. Surprised a roe deer in the scrub on the way down.

Good condition 2012-03-11 11:40 - TP5954 (Shirlah Pike)

FB Number: S3574   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Amazingly not visited for nearly 6 years! Parked at highest point on B6341 and walked 1.5k straight over to trig across heather. Two metres from pillar is a boundary stone with "R" on the west face, "F" on the east, and a bench mark on the top.

Trig & nearby boundary stone (bench-marked on top)

Slightly damaged 2012-02-19 13:10 - TP7818 (Tees Head)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Found easily to the right side of the first pillar walking from Cross Fell to Dun Fell. Removed the layers of stones & snow covering it for the photo. Glorious sunny day. Beware: broken glass bottle above trig. Great snowy views.

Slightly damaged 2012-02-19 13:00 - TP0695 (Cross Fell)

FB Number: 2979   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Walked up from Kirkland. A revisit, on the way to find the nearby concrete ring trig. Glorious sunny winter day, another half-dozen groups of people on the summit plateau. A thin cover of snow. Views across the snow-dusted Lakeland fells.

Good condition 2012-02-11 18:05 - TP2147 (Chester Hill)

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

Decided to swing by this one and see if it was doable in the dark as just a bit trespassy. Keep out private signs on the gate no one around so quick in and out. Didnt dare use flash as dog barking in the distance and car coming down the near-by road!

Good condition 2012-02-11 17:40 - TP0094 (Little Houghton)

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

Dark now so torch needed! Didnt take too long, abit of soil to move on the back edge of the drain cover. Ok so this is 400th unique trig point...a rivet

Good condition 2012-02-11 17:00 - TP4769 (Menceles)

FB Number: S3554   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy find on a nice wide track running alongside the field boundary. Still looking in good nick with its coat of white paint. Views to the East of Bewick hills which will be visited when we're back in this area as they have a couple of great hill forts and cup and ring marked stones. Great to be trigging at 5pm and its still light!

Good condition 2012-02-11 16:30 - TP6497 (Titlington Pike)

FB Number: S3556   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Quick steep pull up from the roadside. Great views well worth the effort.

Good condition 2012-02-11 15:00 - TP4518 (Long Crag)

FB Number: S3572   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked at Callaly, took PROW to access land and then free style to track on the western edge of the woods (forestery commission red track). Followed this track on a very eroded path to the ridge top. One other person seen but well in the distance. As others have said, lovely place with stunning views of Cheviot and Simonside and at last as promised by BBC some watery winter sunshine and pale blue sky.

Good condition 2012-02-11 13:20 - TP4339 (Lane End)

FB Number: S3570   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on verge by PROW SW of the trig. Quick hop across the field boundary for photo. Trig not so stable as the ground around it has been ploughed/eroded away...guess in the end it might end up 'toppled'.

Good condition 2012-02-11 12:40 - TP3261 (Freemanshill Moor)

FB Number: S3571   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked at the beginning of the access road to the radio station. Nice 3k round to start the day. Frightened 4 Roe Deer as we crossed from the access land. Views not so good yet, still slightly misty. I think this was my 400th unique trig point...some discussion about double logs and not reachable but seen...but I'm claiming this as it....until futher notice!....nope according to him who knows its not this one...its Little Houghton rivet!...a rivet...bummer.

Good condition 2012-01-28 17:05 - TP5940 (Sheriffs Park)

FB Number: 10416   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Quick drive by on the way home. Easy to find and handy gateway to park in.

Good condition 2012-01-28 15:25 - TP7367 (Great Yarlside)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

What a gem...deceptively long way from the layby on the A6 but well worth it. We basically followed the fence line and cut a couple of corners off (ish). The views today were stunning, all the way down to the power station at Heysham, the Howgills, Cross Fell and the SE lake land fells. The snow was much deeper here than Seat Robert and the trig was a little difficult to find!. Had noted GPS position on map from previous logs and it wasn't there! So we did the old fashioned pacing with the help of mickandshanes information. Anyway it was very enjoyable 'digging' in the snow and as a bonus we saw 3 Red deer. The logged grid reference is correct.

deer (red?) jumping fence seen from trig

Good condition 2012-01-28 12:00 - TP7368 (Seat Robert)

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

Parked at Wet Sleddale reservoir and took the bridle way around the reservoir then the PROW up through Sleddale Hall, from there we just followed the wall. Stunning day, nice covering of snow on this little hill and vast views across to the Pennines, down to the Howgills and across the eastern lakeland fells. Thick inversion fog in the Eden valley making for lovely views.

Good condition 2012-01-22 16:05 - TP1504 (Blotting Raise)

FB Number: S6176   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked on the road north of Croglin and walked in on the track via Plantation Nook, then on the grouse shooting track up the Access Land to the trig. A bit under 2 hrs for the round trip. No-one else out and about, but fresh walking-boot prints going up the track (though not down) so someone else has been this way recently... looked a bit fresh to be Ted's prints, but who knows... We walk in the steps of the Greats.

Good condition 2012-01-14 14:30 - TP4166 (Kentmere Pike)

FB Number: S5636   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Last trig and Wainwright of the day. Came via Harter fell which has stunning views of just about all the main peaks of the lake district from Conniston Old Man to Blencathra. Not forgetting Inglebrough in the Yorkshire dales. Easy walk from Harter Fell to the top of Kentmere where the now obligatory lake district Raven was on the scavange for walkers cast offs! Back to Hawswater via Gatesgarth pass perfctly timed to reach the car at 4.20pm.

A raven sitting on Kentmwere Pike

Good condition 2012-01-14 13:10 - TP7307 (Selside Brow)

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

Came to this one via Selside (Wainwright), easy to locate not far in a SW direction from the large Nine Standards type cairns. Great underfoot as frozen and clear air making for fabulous views across to High Street and Helvellyn. Could not bail out as frozen solid!

Dogs water bowl now frozen solid

Good condition 2012-01-14 11:40 - TP7578 (Swindale Common)

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

First of 5 peak mixed trig/Wainwright day. Approached from Hawswater via the corpse path. Have to admit to searching around wrong cairn and not having faith in GPS...silly! Easy to find once you locate the right peak and cairn. Vast views towards Shap and the pennine escarpment on a beautiful clear day.

The bolt and GPS
Looking eastwards towards Shap. Map marks the bolt.

Good condition 2012-01-07 15:15 - TP1464 (Blackwool Law)

FB Number: S8036   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked at Rochester planning to use the footbridge over the river there and then footpath to Woolaw. However footbridge no longer there so the footpath goes from nowhere to nowhere now. Instead used the farm track over the river just W of Woolaw (weren't challenged but not a PROW), then straight up the access land to the trig. Passed what is marked on the map as "settlement" and looks like a remarkably preserved prehistoric settlement. There are 4 roundhouses, the largest 7m diameter, with the bases of the walls and the doorways intact. The houses are surrounded by a substantial wall, with an attached stock enclosure and field boundary banks. Will research to see what's known about it. Trig itself has the usual huge Northumberland views. Later edit: here's full details of the Woolaw settlement, confirms it dates to Iron Age (200BC)

Pehistoric roundhouse on route from Woolaw, Defensive wall beyond.

Slightly damaged 2012-01-07 13:35 - TP3603 (Harbottle)

FB Number: S8066   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

On what looks like a robbed out tumulus, with another nearby tumulus and stone enclosure... will check whats known archaeologically. Walked up along PROW from army road to south (non-firing day). Best view of the day... across to SImonside, Rothbury, Coquet valley, Cheviots.

Good condition 2012-01-07 12:05 - TP2409 (Corby Pike)

FB Number: S7922   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked on the army road 2km east of the trig, then walked in via the footpath, forest track, and permissive footpath to forest edge. Then last 500m across wet moorland. A non-firing day, of course. Rather remote & bleak, but impressively empty views across the Otterburn ranges.

Good condition 2012-01-07 11:15 - TP5680 (Ridlees Cairn)

FB Number: S7427   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Drove in from SE via army roads from Potts Durtrees and Toft House... public vehicle access allowed on non-firing days without any barriers to cross. Good views and interesting rocks around it. Trig on a tumulus, near army bunkers.

Good condition 2012-01-07 10:45 - TP1588 (Branshaw)

FB Number: S7428   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked at army road junction 800m south of trig having driven in from Potts Durtrees to the south on a non-firing day. You can drive on this road, and the Barracker Rigg Rd NW-SE from this junction. However road up to trig doesnt have public vehicle access so walked up from junction. Rather a low trig, so views not as good as for the trigs further in range to the notheast, which we drove over to via the army roads.

access map, OK to drive on blue roads on no-firing days

Damaged 2012-01-01 13:30 - TP1803 (Burton Fell)

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

Bagged on an MOD open day. Walked in from Hilton and took the bridle way up Swindale and then set off across the open moor. Bleak day (windy and low cloud) although the rain stayed away. No views at the top, cloud base too low, trig found with aid of GPS. Saw 7 grouse, 3 Gold finches 1 dog and 1 person...bliss...oh and 7 used pieces of ordnance.

one of many shells littered on hillside

Toppled 2011-12-26 12:35 - TP5259 (Overley Hill)

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

Given a six for novelty value.

Inaccessible 2011-12-26 12:15 - TP7750 (Shrewsbury)

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

On a Sewage Farm, invisible down a curving drive beyond gate with 3 rows of razor wire. Mind you, on a working day it may well be possible to get to it. Did try getting a peek from a local housing estate, but no joy.

Good condition 2011-12-11 15:20 - TP3303 (Gapshields)

FB Number: S6267   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked on side road, crossed A69 (major danger of becoming road-kill) and walked up from Gapshield Farm. Pennine Way almost non-existent and the moor very wet today. Last trig of the day so gave up on any attempt to keep dry.

Good condition 2011-12-11 14:45 - TP2351 (Collering Hill)

FB Number: S6484   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked at lay-by on road to north of plantation, about 100m before the gentle bend in road. Walked up between lines of trees... hardly any bending needed (obviously getting easier as the trees grow). Found trig only a couple of rows of trees away when we reached the top of the hill. Overall much easier than expected and none of the nightmare climbing over areas of wind-blown trees we've encountered in other plantations.

Good condition 2011-12-11 13:30 - TP6109 (Spy Rigg)

FB Number: S6490   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Very wet walk up from farm., pastures saturated and extensive areas of bog around pillar, but fascinating sandstone carrs by trig with possibly ancient sheepfold built into it base of the scar... I will check the Historic Environment Record to see if anything known. Deeply incised 1802 grafitto on boulder nearby (?quarrymen).

Slightly damaged 2011-12-11 12:25 - TP0112 (Green Sike)

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

Last, and only, visit was nearly 5 years ago and it looks damaged on comparing the photos. Vulnerable to being driven over. Drizzly, gloomy, December day.

Good condition 2011-11-13 09:50 - TP7428 (Ambleside)

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

Passed it on way to do Fairfield Horseshoe (+ Stone Arthur) ... lots of Wainwrights to bag (9) but no trigs on the circuit (assuming there's not a ring-trig hidden under a cairn, Cross Fell style). Darkenss falling by the time we came back through Ambleside.

Good condition 2011-11-12 12:19 - TP3803 (High Raise)

FB Number: S5989   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Bagged on 6 hour outing from New Dungeon Ghyll via Jacks rake, including 6 other Wainwrights. Very lucky with the day and the weather, high summits in cloud all day with the 700's drifting in and out of cloud. Cleared enough as the day went on for stunning views of Langdale.

Good condition 2011-11-06 11:50 - TP6185 (Stiperstones)

FB Number: S1523   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Walked from the bog car park along the ridge and down via Stiperstone. Lovely day clear views to the west and hazy to the east. Lots of walkers out on a mild November morning.

Good condition 2011-10-22 16:55 - TP7081 (Wreighill Pike)

FB Number: S8035   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Took the PROW from the SE on the lower side of the trig. Quick sprint off the ROW to the summit. Last of the day and Sunderland won to boot!!!!

Slightly damaged 2011-10-22 15:40 - TP6349 (The Beacon)

FB Number: S8062   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Parked at beginning of track opposite Ovenstone plantation. Took the PROW off the bridleway although marked well after the wood underfoot it hardly exists till it flaterns out a little. We took the direct route to the top through the wood and windfall...not the brightest decision!...although managed to stumble out right on top of the trig. Wood as others have said is now felled and the trig is out in the clear on top of a large tumulus. We came back via the western edge of the wood, appears the PROW has been diverted to follow the edge and its MUCH easier than going up through the trees! Views lovely again.

Good condition 2011-10-22 13:00 - TP6547 (Tosson Hill)

FB Number: S1551   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked at Great Tosson and walked in on the PROW. Had a mouch around Burgh Hill with its obvious fort then up through the forest to the base of Simonside. Called at Simonside summit then across the heather moorland to Tosson hill. Views across the Coquet valley and over to the Cheviots, alittle hazy today but still lovely.

Good condition 2011-10-09 16:50 - TP0697 (Botton Head)

FB Number: 2988   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

At last a path through the heather moorland...I love the Cleveland way...longest walk of the day but by far the most pleasant, shame the views still not so good, raining across Middlesbrough and into the Vale of York. Bet this would be beautiful on a clear day.

Good condition 2011-10-09 15:00 - TP3964 (Hograh Moor)

FB Number: S4417   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Ok, sorry but this is the worst of the day...walked in on the bridle path then once opposite trig set off across the heather of varying depths, from ankle to thigh....yuk...hard going...took the shortest route back to the road which was slightly better.

Damaged 2011-10-09 13:55 - TP4539 (Loose Howe)

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

Easy bag and handy parking spot...another very wet trog across heather moorland...sad little chap this one...abit of the Friday afternoon job from the OS...why didnt they put it on one of the near-by outcrops of bedrock????...cannot read flush bracket now, for those inclined it's a hand into the cold cold water and feel!

Good condition 2011-10-09 12:45 - TP5988 (Siss Cross)

FB Number: S4257   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Rather a faceless trog across wet heather moorland...though not the worst of the day! Views limited today due to low cloud off to the west.

Good condition 2011-10-01 16:05 - TP6768 (Water Crag)

FB Number: 2963   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

walked in from north along the good track beside William Gill, then up 4-wheel drive track to grouse butts before the last 800m across pathless moorland.

Good condition 2011-10-01 13:00 - TP3468 (Great Shunner Fell)

FB Number: S7747   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Used Pennine way from Thwaite(1h15 up, 1h down). After a wet North Pennine slog last weekend the paved path was welcome. Good views from the summit: Dun Fell dome visible, but too hazy to see Cross Fell.

Damaged 2011-09-24 15:20 - TP2876 (Dufton)

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

Walked up track from Dufton. Dense cloud reduced visibility to 10m so went too far on track before heading off piste to the trig....hence had to switch on the GPS to get us through the peat soup and find the trig on the edge of the escarpment. Quicker & drier descent through the barium mine debris to reach the track lower down (keeping far enough to the right to avoid the Melmerby Scar limestone cliffs). Score could have been higher if there was a view.

Good condition 2011-09-10 18:20 - TP0123 (North Blyth)

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

Does it get much better than this? Surface block still uncovered ...I fell into the hole it is in! Easy to find with help of other logs and pacing distance from kerbside. Masses of oyster-catchers on the pier side, depressed area that has never really recovered from the loss of the coal mining in the area.

playground sign
photo taken from block, playground sign in foreground

Good condition 2011-09-10 17:20 - TP1097 (Beacon Hill)

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

Approached via PROW from the east...note this has been diverted and now leaves the road on the southern edge of Beacon Hill wood. Trig visible from PROW by standing on gate!

Good condition 2011-09-10 16:30 - TP6460 (Thorny Hill)

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

Parked in the same place as others, walked to trig on PROW, didn't cross into field off ROW as in full view of farm.

trig in use as gate-stop

Good condition 2011-09-10 14:45 - TP2730 (Darden Pike)

FB Number: S6635   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked at the same place as Clochandighter took the more easterly PROW to trig. Deceptively long trudge through heather moorland and mud...rewarded by good summit with sandstone views as the clouds were gathering and the wind was getting up. Completed the round by returning on the western path which is 100% better underfoot, would recommend that route over the other. Abandoned thoughts of Tosson Hill via Simonside as the heavens opened when we were about 200m from the car...phew.

Good condition 2011-09-10 12:30 - TP4637 (Manside Cross)

FB Number: S3625   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

looked awful on the map but surprisingly easy to find. Parked at 959 926 next to surfaced forest road, from there picked up PROW up through what used to be the fire break, but it has recently been felled apart from the last 500m or so. Then picked up track not on the map but took us right to the trig. Unseasonably warm and muggy and very very wet under foot, that was the deciding factor on return route which was all forest track, although longer it was quicker and much drier!

Good condition 2011-09-04 17:50 - TP1648 (Broad Lea)

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

Walked up the bridle way...not too wet today when I read the previous logs...however didn't cross into field from ROW as farmer near-by and cows in the field...stood on fence post, took photo, fell off fence post...grazes still visible!

Good condition 2011-09-04 16:50 - TP4131 (Jerusalem)

FB Number: 10741   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Walked into this one on the bridle way, which is now part of the route for upgraded pipeline ???sewage. Quick detour off the ROW into a field head high with wild oats and reed filled boggy patches. View across to the Pennine escarpment.

Good condition 2011-09-04 16:20 - TP4695 (Maulds Meaburn Moor)

FB Number: 10414   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Short detour from PROW. Sheep still in the field and still staring...couple of massive Shap granite erratics in the field. Stunning views of the Pennine escarpment and almost directly up High Cup Nick.

Slightly damaged 2011-09-04 14:15 - TP5129 (Nine Standards Rigg)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Lovely late summer day warm and hardly a breath of wind. Lots of people following the C2C route, a bit boggy in places, but didnt put off a lady in a dress and flat court shoes! 360 degree views, Scafell, Pen-y-Ghent, Cross Fell all very clear. Old benchmark by trig with small hole which possibly used to contain a rivet.

trig pillar with bench mark in front

Good condition 2011-08-29 13:55 - TP4812 (Middleton)

FB Number: 10798   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked in the Clochandighter memorial parking space and walked up via the Peregrinus pioneered route using Cowbound Lane (less a lane, more a linear swamp). Not sure if it is a public right of way, but if it isnt then the patch of access land next to it would have no way to access apart from via helicopter! Lovely views from top despite being lower than much of the Howgills. Descended to Langdale Beck to shorten the route back but, like Ted, landed up with wet feet as there isnt a fording place. Should have gone back via the ascent route using the little bridge over the beck at the bottom end of access land.

Slightly damaged 2011-08-29 11:55 - TP4154 (Kelleth Rigg)

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

walked up track through field past frisky herd of cattle drawing attention to us. Rather trespassy and exposed. Nice limekilns.

Good condition 2011-08-28 19:10 - TP2728 (Danby Moor)

FB Number: S4254   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Lovely trig set in a prehistoric landscape. Parked at the junction next to Slate Hill House and walked up the path onto the top. Straight on to the trig and standing stone with bench mark. Great views north and east across the great name of Fryup dale.

Good condition 2011-08-28 18:45 - TP3365 (Glaisdale Rigg)

FB Number: S4386   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10 out the car window!...not that I'm getting lazy.

Good condition 2011-08-28 18:25 - TP0004 (Danby Beacon)

FB Number: S4255   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Grand trig in a grand spot. Next to big beacon and almost a drive by. Wonderful 360 degree views, today especially good off to the south and Glaisdale Moor and Great Fryup Dale. Heather in full bloom and in contrast to the vivid green of the agricultural lowland. Well worth a visit.

Good condition 2011-08-28 18:00 - TP0596 (Mickleby FBM Aux 1)

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

Found with helps of Teds pics as couldnt find on OS database. Farmer was leading straw in and was more than happy for us to aerate the verge with screwdrivers! Took 30 mins of systematic prodding, head scratching and photo looking. Its not that far down but you get side tracked by constantly hitting the stone flags under the surface that run parallel to the fence. For those who may wish to follow, its 10.15M from the 30mph sign, 2.75M from the fence and 3.10M from the road. GPS no good, accuracy 2M, nothing wrong with the patent screwdriver technique.

Good condition 2011-08-28 17:10 - TP5123 (Newton Mulgrave Moor)

FB Number: S4273   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Forgot the camera, so phone pics! Parked next to HUGE Winnebago by the cattle grid on the B1266. Short walk on track...few spots of rain, a bit of a dull one.

Good condition 2011-08-28 16:15 - TP2961 (Easington)

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

Handy pull in next to large mast. Visible from road, PROW to trig and quick hop over fence to get photos. Breezy spot today and clouds beginning to roll in.

Good condition 2011-08-28 15:50 - TP3812 (High Waupley Farm)

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

Walked into farm on PROW. Cows and a bull (big!) in the trig field so went around to the west side and took pictures from the nearest point. Farmer very busy leading straw in from the nearby fields.

Good condition 2011-08-28 15:15 - TP4557 (Low House Farm)

FB Number: S4256   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

This trig has been adopted as a memorial to the miners who lost their lives in the Cleveland ironstone mines. Now has new coat of paint, gravel garden, white marker stones and large stone cairn. Shame the access to it was through the farm at the end road which has a distinctly ify aroma!

Good condition 2011-08-28 14:20 - TP0802 (Airy Hill)

FB Number: S4207   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Came down from Guisborough moor and straight across the road to the Cleveland Way again. Steep ascent but via some good steps. Trig not visible from the Cleveland Way, its up a field boundary on a Tumulus. Luckily the farmer was ploughing in the next field and was more than happy to give us permission to get to the trig.

Good condition 2011-08-28 13:00 - TP3534 (Guisborough Moor)

FB Number: S4276   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

The first of a 10 trig day. Parked just before Charltons on the A171 and picked up the Cleveland Way through the woods and then the PROW onto the access land. Trig in good condition still being used as a 'no bikes' sign! Heather moorland in full bloom, stunning, and views out across Teeside. Deceptively good walk and trig, worth a visit.

Good condition 2011-08-21 19:57 - TP3769 (High Audland)

FB Number: S5514   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked next to farm and walked in on bridle way. Wet and muddy in places...not the most inspiring area although good views of Howgills.

Good condition 2011-08-21 18:43 - TP4090 (Hutton Roof Crag)

FB Number: S5400   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked at Hutton Roof village and walked in on PROW. Obvious track through tumbled wall and straight up to the trig. Interesting area with lots of degrading limestone pavement, lovely views to Yorkshire dales, Morecambe bay and Howgills, low cloud this evening, but still a good one!

Good condition 2011-08-20 12:14 - TP7091 (Y Golfa)

FB Number: S9900   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked at disused quarry on A458 and went straight up the PROW. Trig on the edge of the golf course, views across to the Brieddens, low cloud making it not so good in the distance.

Slightly damaged 2011-08-20 10:58 - TP7107 (Yr Allt)

FB Number: S4755   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

As others parked at the Montgomery canal off the A458. Walked up the minor road and onto the PROW. Views across the Severn valley and across to mountains towards the west, although low cloud and showers making views not so good today.


Slightly damaged 2011-08-19 16:07 - TP6761 (Warton Crag)

FB Number: S5335   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Parked at the disused quarry at the nature reserve. Paths to the top accessable from the right handside of the quarry. Trig in a sea of scrub just past the beacon...abit of a disappointment after the climb. Views away from the trig across Morecambe bay. Chunk missing out the top so status slightly damaged


Good condition 2011-08-19 15:08 - TP0889 (Arnside Knott)

FB Number: S5406   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked just before NT carpark and headed straight up. Lovely views over to the Kent viaduct.

Good condition 2011-08-19 14:40 - TP7373 (Cockshot Lane, Storth (BM))

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

Drive-by bolt and benchmark. No views as wooded area. Couldnt see the proposed second benchmark.

Bolt and benchmark

Good condition 2011-08-19 14:13 - TP3752 (Heversham Head)

FB Number: S5398   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked on the minor road longside the wood. Walked up the side of field to the Trig and then back on a path that runs alongside the field boundary in the wood, a little less obvious...being circumspect due to mega GOML (not trig related) incident the previous weekend! Trig in good contition with views over Milnthorpe sands.

Slightly damaged 2011-08-19 13:26 - TP4837 (Millrigg Moor)

FB Number: S5516   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Easy bag off junction 37 of the M6. Parked at the quarry and walked in on the PROW. Quarry in full swing with beds of Shap granite visible. Lovely 360 degree views of Skiddaw, Haysham, Pen-y-gent and Howgills...abit of a gem! Trig had a chunk out of one of the top corners, so status now slightly damaged


Good condition 2011-08-13 19:00 - TP3712 (Hedley Hill)

FB Number: S3691   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Final one of the day, easy acess from field gate, handy parking although be careful when you pull out.

Damaged 2011-08-13 18:50 - TP0514 (Longhorsley)

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

I'm not sure this is an FBM, looks much more like your bog standard suface block...may be its a 'nightshift' FBM, abit like the Morris Marina my dad was supposed to be a car! Note its the second set of village greens when you turn in, not the ones with the fences around and the beacon ones up with the painted white stones there's posh.

Good condition 2011-08-13 18:05 - TP3708 (Hebron Hill)

FB Number: S3685   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Trig in a hedge, very well buried in a hedge. Set off from layby on A1 via marked PROW. Field full of very frisky cows with one HUGE bull with fashionable piercing in his nose. A hare zig-zagged across the field in front of us, scared by the cows and us so couldnt make up its mind which way to go. We decided due to level of upset in field (the first we walked through) to walk back to A1 via farm access track.

Good condition 2011-08-13 17:35 - TP0120 (Tranwell Pumphouse)

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

not much to say about this one...tiny rivet on the roof of the pumphouse.

Good condition 2011-08-13 16:20 - TP1442 (Blackdown)

FB Number: S6695   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

I'm with Stan Toon...tramp across heather moor, any attempt to go direct to trig across lower land leads to wet wet feet. Good views once you get there, however long crag with its cairns is superior.

Good condition 2011-08-13 15:10 - TP1089 (Bavington Crags)

FB Number: S6637   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

This is almost a drive by. Near to Great Bevington where clear remains of a deserted medieval village (or DMV in archaeologist speak)can be seen at the east end. Expansive views over the west to cross fell and the sea at east. May have inflated the score for this one as England had just took the last wicket and were crowned world number ones!!!! How long will that last?...I don't care I've suffered the ups and downs of being an England fan all my life, going to savour this, even if it is fleating.

Good condition 2011-08-13 14:20 - TP5908 (Shaftoe Crags)

FB Number: S3707   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Little gem of a hill and trig. Parked in nearby layby on A696 on walked in on PROW. Remains of the ditch for the hillfort easily seen on way to trig and lovely rock (Ripers Chair) sculptured by nature and human hand on the south crag. Trig had the fresh remains a some furry creature on the top, must be used by local bird(s) of prey as dining table!

Good condition 2011-08-13 12:50 - TP4916 (Moot Law)

FB Number: S3995   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked at the end of the road and walked in on the farm track. Expansive views of surrounding countryside, lots of sheep and cows making this hard to sneak up on!

Good condition 2011-08-13 11:40 - TP0457 (Callerton Grange)

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

Easier to find than anticipated. Still not covered over from previous visit 14 months ago. Not the best location in the world!

Good condition 2011-08-13 11:20 - TP6835 (Westerhope)

FB Number: S4105   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Tried to get to see via cycle path behind the garden but undergrowth too thick and more too the point my legs too asked at No. 15, new occupants only been in 3 weeks and told of the possibility of visits by previous owner, very nice lady and happy to show me through the house and into the garden. Trig in very good condition, has all its metal work.

Good condition 2011-08-09 20:05 - TP0154 (Skell Gill)

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

On the way home now, slight detour before hitting the A1. Easy bag thanks to the info from other logs. Beautiful evening with views across the Vale of York to the white horse.

Good condition 2011-08-09 16:45 - TP3758 (Heyshaw Moor)

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

Circular walk from Dacre Banks on Nidderdale Way. Weather holding up although sky brooding at times. Noble trig and I see from the logs someone really does love this one. Note there is a bench mark on the surface of the same rock the trig is on.

Benchmark on rock beside trigpoint

Slightly damaged 2011-08-09 13:40 - TP1634 (Brimham Rocks)

FB Number: S7894   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Heaving with people, masses of families enjoying the sun. Expansive views all the way to Drax power station and York Minster. Moved on from this spot...not that I dont like kids!

Good condition 2011-08-09 11:00 - TP0156 (Marton Le Moor)

FB Number: S7663   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Another on the way into Ripon, trig in a hedge, well in a hedge!

Good condition 2011-08-09 10:30 - TP3688 (Haypark)

FB Number: S7880   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Picked this up on the way into Ripon for a day out with friend. Not got my usual trigging partner with me feeling like I'm not supposed to be here! Nice trig in the middle of arable farm land, tractors ploughing and rolling in the surrounding hills.

Good condition 2011-08-07 13:30 - TP7164 (Mickleby)

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

This lucky householder has a FBM in the that adds value to the property. Quick drive by as time getting tight. Didn't attempt the near-by Bernsten after reading last logs but will return to have a go when time not an the Easington one to pick up as well after the blond senior moment!

Good condition 2011-08-07 13:20 - TP0129 (Potato Hill)

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

This is an easy one, quick jump over a field gate while the driver turns around. New whitewash so somebody loves this one....grey sea again, beginning to get depressing!

Good condition 2011-08-07 13:05 - TP3944 (Hinderwell Beacon)

FB Number: S4274   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Had a blond senior moment and drove straight past Easington trig to this one! Trig in a field of corn although its little spot is covered with gorse so easy to find. Just off the public footpath but nice tractor lines to follow to avoid crop damage. Views out to sea...shame it was so grey...matching the sky.

Good condition 2011-08-07 12:35 - TP7481 (Loftus)

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

Easy to spot, on the right if you are travelling east just before the farm with the big grain drying tower. No views to speak of.

Good condition 2011-08-07 12:05 - TP6756 (Warsett Hill)

FB Number: S4253   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Took the option of parking at the golf club and walking in on the marked track. Extensives views north and south, breezey spot today with plenty of cows to keep the trig company...ship count now up to 11...and plenty of people walking the coast via the Cleveland Way.

Good condition 2011-08-07 11:40 - TP0458 (Saltburn 2)

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

Suprisingly easy to find...its at the westend of the last crash barrier on the left handside if you are travelling uphill! Look for the National Trust sign, its almost directly underneath it. Views of Saltburn and its beaches.

Slightly damaged 2011-08-07 11:00 - TP3067 (Errington Wood)

FB Number: S4208   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Only rain of the day at this one...parked at Errington Woods and walked along the permissive bridle way then peeled off uphill at convenient point. Trig buried in brambles, views better towards the coast.

Slightly damaged 2011-08-07 09:45 - TP3078 (Eston Beacon)

FB Number: S4275   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Interesting little hill, steep ish ascent from the B1380 with handy parking at the footpath. Remains of iron stone mining apparent in the hillside in the form of a ventilation tunnel. Extensive views of Teeside from the top with 8 ships anchored off shore. Impressive ditch and bank from iron age fort and bronze age buriel mounds dotted around the area.

Good condition 2011-07-30 15:30 - TP3724 (Helvellyn)

FB Number: S5948   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

up Striding Edge and circled via Raise and Sticks Pass back to Glenridding. Perfect weather and great views. Fewer people on the summit than on Snowdon, but didnt hang around. More Wainwrights than trigs today.

Unreachable but visible 2011-07-09 18:05 - TP5534 (Prospect Hill)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 4/10

last one of the access due to corn crop sown right up to boundary edge. Been sunny warm day and only rained while in the car...and a bonus....England won the cricket on the way home.

Good condition 2011-07-09 17:45 - TP0153 (Hunton)

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

Success with the help of GPS...its not that deep considering its not been dug up for 3 years ish. Cannot really help with clues from the surroundings as the hedge is a hedge, only describle feature is that the opposite hedge has holly in it and its on the right side verge as you stand with your back to the village. On the plus side the dog muck is no longer a problem.

red screwdriver marks the spot

Unreachable but visible 2011-07-09 17:20 - TP6456 (Thornton Grange)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 4/10

Decided not to be trespassy today so took this one from the road where its clearly visible from.

Good condition 2011-07-09 17:00 - TP5788 (Sail Hill)

FB Number: S7750   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Someone loves this one, shinny white gloss whitewash here! Rural location on the boarder between the arable land and start of the dales. Our guess as to the use of the odd buidling is something to do with communications, looks like a microwave communication tower and yep we've seen the one in Northumberland as well...sad or what!

Good condition 2011-07-09 15:55 - TP2360 (Colsterdale Moor)

FB Number: S7710   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked towards the end of the single track deadend road to the south. Pleasant walk across the heather via access land. Nice views right across to Teeside and down the vale of York. Not a drop of rain fell on us although it looked like a monsoon over the Yorkshire Moors.

Good condition 2011-07-09 14:00 - TP6436 (Thiefgate)

FB Number: S7587   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy access from the lane, not alot to say about this one, trig in a field.

Good condition 2011-07-09 13:10 - TP6371 (The Cranks)

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

Trig well buried in the hedge impossible to get to flush bracket. Approached via bridleway, very over-grown with lots of nettles...not a shorts trig, my legs are still stinging now!

Good condition 2011-06-19 16:25 - TP0125 (Marsden Bay)

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

Now decorated with lovely blue paint...cannot miss really! Not really a quality experience, although I suppose to birds on Marsden rock add something!???

Good condition 2011-06-19 15:55 - TP4194 (Killingworth)

FB Number: S4161   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Paid homage to this trig in roadside verge with its own little path and walled others have said though, it's a bit grubby and there are no views.

Good condition 2011-06-19 15:25 - TP1614 (Brenkley Hill)

FB Number: S3709   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Outskirts of Newcastle, trig in a hedge, but on a public footpath, opencast neaer-by. Parked at Milkhope centre and saw a red squirrel hop across the path in front of us...highlight of the day, hence inflated score!

Slightly damaged 2011-06-19 14:50 - TP4798 (Middle Brunton West Farm)

FB Number: S4168   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

Again...trig in a hedge...lots of development around but still views unless you like urban sprawl and planes coming into Newcastle airport.

Good condition 2011-06-19 14:40 - TP1722 (Brunton Bridge Farm)

FB Number: S4163   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Bit of a theme today "trig in a hedge". Easy to find, parked in near-by housing estate.

Good condition 2011-06-11 15:20 - TP0092 (Alwinton)

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

ok..I gave up and got out the car, wet boots back on wet fleece back on...took measurements from OS site, relatively easy to find with the patent screwdriver prodding technique. Block is opposite the large fence post with the pin in the top, as you face the fence its slighty to the right of the fence post 1.7 meters away....did this one without GPS as it went tits up due to being so damn wet...i know how it feels!

Good condition 2011-06-11 15:00 - TP1790 (Burradon Mains)

FB Number: S7920   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

another drive by due to no dry clothes and flat refusal to put wet boots back on!...well I did get out the car only about 10m from the road, a sad little chap tucked in a corner next to a farm muck heap.

Good condition 2011-06-11 14:45 - TP3810 (High Trewhitt)

FB Number: S3548   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Now soaked and refusing to get out the car to trog through anymore woods and deep grass. Drive by trigs the order of the day and this one certainly fits the bill.

Good condition 2011-06-11 12:45 - TP5937 (Shepherdskirk Hill)

FB Number: S7009   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Interesting little wander to find this one amoung a dense woodland. As others have found situated next to big cairn but now almost buried by windfall. Guessed GPS as forgot to bring coordinates with us, and to be honest it was luck we stumbled across it after pushing our way through thick undergrowth and lots of windfall. There isnt a track to talk of but its better to head for the bothy marked on the map as a bungalow, then it basically is heading for the highest point you can see from there up a rather good sandstone crag. Oh still raining and now soaked through 90% of clothing!

Good condition 2011-06-11 11:50 - TP0093 (Detchant)

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

Rain very persistant...easy bag thanks to previous logs. A1 doesnt make this a quality experience.

Good condition 2011-06-11 11:45 - TP7150 (Belford (R))

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

Still you can see FBM is still in its playpen although almost overgrown.

Good condition 2011-06-11 11:30 - TP1245 (Belford Crag)

FB Number: S3578   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Today is a soggy tale so sorry to all trigs scored today, but Northumberland is not suffering from a drought and it surely showed it today! Set off to this one via Sykes family route, but pasture had a lot of very frisky cows with calfs so jumped (scrabbled) over the wall and went up via the wood then reclimbed back into pasture out of sight of still frisky cows. Interesting trig with accompanying WWII relic near-by.

Good condition 2011-06-03 14:25 - TP3179 (Firth Fell)

FB Number: S5499   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Carried on from Middlesmoor pasture. Pleasant ridge walk on a beautifully sunny day. Good views of the not so recognisable rear end of Pen-y-ghent.

Damaged 2011-06-03 11:50 - TP4811 (Middlesmoor Pasture)

FB Number: S5295   Condition: Damaged   Score: 7/10

Walked up from Kettlewell. In an area heavily scarred by surface mining. Goods views over Wharfdale and Littondale.

Good condition 2011-06-02 19:15 - TP5099 (New Pasture Edge)

FB Number: S5193   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Short walk from parking for Leadmines. Views more like North Pennines than limestone country!

Good condition 2011-06-02 18:30 - TP0599 (Skipton FBM Aux 1)

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

Easy to find, currently uncovered near path edge.

Good condition 2011-06-02 18:15 - TP7207 (Skipton (R))

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

EAsy to find with help of pervious logs. Best parking is in a lay-by just before the corner when approaching from Skipton side.

Good condition 2011-06-02 18:00 - TP0148 (Inghey Bridge)

FB Number: G3361   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Interesting little trio. Rivet on the top of the bridge, bench mark and flush braket on the upstream side, accessable through gate.

Good condition 2011-06-02 13:20 - TP8431 (Parsons Pulpit)

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

nearby benchmark & rivet

Toppled 2011-06-02 13:15 - TP5320 (Parsons Pulpit)

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

Bagged on 15.3K round from Kilnsey, got sick of climbing over walls on access land, no gates or stiles here!. Base remains with bolt in the centre and there's a bench mark and rivet nearby. Views across limestone country towards Littondale (north) and Malham (west).

Good condition 2011-06-02 11:30 - TP4208 (Kilnsey Moor)

FB Number: S5564   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Approached from Kilnsey via Mastiles lane. Weather 100% better than yesterday! Pleasant limestone scenery, moved onto Parsons Pulpit.

Toppled 2011-06-01 16:20 - TP0788 (Addlebrough)

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

Poor weather still but well worth the climb. Ascended for SW via birdleway then access land. As others have said, only the base remains althought the base itself is on a Tumulus surrounded by large stones with cup marks, plus 2 benchmarks.

bench mark on nearby stone
benchmark on another nearby stone

Good condition 2011-06-01 15:05 - TP6382 (The Fleak)

FB Number: S8286   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Not a quality experience! One for sad triggers only. Miserable trudge over peat hags and gullys from the east. Weather to match (no drought this far north). Shoot me if I ever suggest a revist!

Good condition 2011-06-01 13:10 - TP6859 (Whaw Moor)

FB Number: S4419   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Approached from Arkengarthdale past the mines on Whaw Edge. Lots of birdlife, Curlew, lapwings, oyster catchers, goolden plover and woodcock. Minimal views due to low cloud and blowing a gales hence low score.

Unreachable but visible 2011-05-21 17:50 - TP3978 (Holme House Farm)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 3/10

Original footpaths now blocked by unclimbable fence and diversion notices posted. But trig still clearly visible from new footpath which runs from housing estate by A19 southwards along prison boundary. Trig looks in good condition and building not yet started. Only access to the land is from the south via closed gates with unoccupied security cabin.

Good condition 2011-05-21 17:00 - TP5615 (Red Lion Farm)

FB Number: S4271   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

walked up path from road junction, past stables, not muddy today. OK view south to NY Moors

Good condition 2011-05-21 16:35 - TP0128 (Hartlepool)

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

tiny and not obvious on the speckled concrete. good beach with kids on despite the wind

Good condition 2011-05-21 15:30 - TP3647 (Hart)

FB Number: S4206   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

walked up field edge from main road after parking on turn-off to Hart. pleasant view, 11 ships parked off the Tees estuary.

Good condition 2011-05-07 18:05 - TP6890 (White House)

FB Number: S4391   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Trig-in-a-hedge...nice hedge, field got good old oilseed rape in.

Unreachable but visible 2011-05-07 17:35 - TP6182 (Stiltons)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 3/10

As others not able to get to this one due to crop in the field. Stood on tiptoe and took photo from edge!

Damaged 2011-05-07 17:10 - TP6513 (Tom Smiths)

FB Number: S6480   Condition: Damaged   Score: 4/10

Easy to find, in the centre ish of the field. Did jog there and back to avoid eyes. Damaged around the flush bracket level, probably been hit by some farm machinery.

Good condition 2011-05-07 16:15 - TP3584 (Hambleton Down)

FB Number: 2954   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked at Sutton Bank info centre, early purple orchids blooming between road and carpark. Trig on slightly trespassy area although easily accessable from Cleveland Way. 4 hares on the gallops!. Trig on a barrow....not the wheeled kind!

early purple orchids by Sutton Bank info centre parking

Good condition 2011-05-07 15:05 - TP1408 (Black Hambleton)

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

Drove up to Cleveland Way from Kepwick, where there is a Victoria post box for those with other obsessions...walked south to trig, stone built and being used by local game keepers as grouse feeding station. Of interest are the bronze age barrows in the area one still with ditch visible next to trig. In answer to Father Ted there is usually a single burial in the middle of a round barrow, but there may be later burials into the side of it. There are also what are thought to be bronze age dykes in the area which were used to mark boundaries. Hence this gets a 7.

Unreachable but visible 2011-05-07 14:30 - TP4689 (Masty Bank)

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

Trig in a sea of oilseed rape to head height, if you are my height...see didnt do flush bracket and condition.

Good condition 2011-05-07 14:20 - TP7174 (Northallerton)

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

Raining so did a few lowland before heading back to moors. Easy to find thanks to previous logs, just paced it out with my exact meter strides...not

Good condition 2011-05-07 13:20 - TP2794 (Dodd End)

FB Number: S7585   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Walked in again on the Cleveland Way from the North. Doubled backed from high spot on the path to the stone built trig. Raining but not heavy...yet!

Good condition 2011-05-07 12:15 - TP0886 (Arncliffe Wood)

FB Number: S4413   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked down the Cleveland Way from the North. Hazy day so views not brilliant, but the rain held off!

Good condition 2011-04-30 13:30 - TP0176 (Garth Goch)

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

Rock doing good impression of one of the many grassy hummocks in the area. Found it with GPS and peeled back the moss enveloping it, to reveal the bolt. Currently uncovered but likely to be submerged again soon, so take your GPS!

Good condition 2011-04-29 18:54 - TP5380 (Pen-Lan-Oleu)

FB Number: S5326   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Walked in from south, footpaths non-existent and blocked by barbed-wire fences. Exited by track to end of road, which isnt a footpath but at least not blocked by fences.

Good condition 2011-04-29 17:44 - TP5353 (Pen Craig)

FB Number: S5165   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked in from east. Easy acces viq right-of-way. view impeded by haze.

red kite flying nearby

Good condition 2011-04-29 13:30 - TP0521 (Machynlleth)

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

almost a drive-by trig, in its own little compound.

Good condition 2011-04-28 13:53 - TP6043 (Snowdon Summit)

FB Number: 10684   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

Awash with people, stopped long enough for photo and coffee, then set off for second half of horseshoe

Damaged 2011-04-28 13:30 - TP3319 (Garnedd Ugain)

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

Beautiful day to do Crib Goch ridge, though wont be going back again! Stunning views when I dared to look. Bagged on 7h15m Snowdon Horseshoe, took 3h05m to reach trig from Pen-y-pass (possibly not the fastest recorded time!.

Slightly damaged 2011-04-27 13:00 - TP1839 (Cader Idris)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Stunning weather. 3h30m round trip via Pony path. Too many people, otherwise woud have been worth a 10.

Good condition 2011-04-26 18:00 - TP7226 (Trawsfynydd)

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

up farm track and immediately left through a gate and it is at the far end of the field by the roadside wall, in its own little world.

Good condition 2011-04-26 17:55 - TP0603 (Trawsfynydd FBM Aux 1)

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

Dug it out, was under turf. Left it uncovered. Easy to find using previous excellent photos, OS sketch, and a long screwdriver as probe. Just over a metre towards road from second fence post (the first being just to right of gate).

Good condition 2011-04-26 17:00 - TP3629 (Harlech)

FB Number: S8378   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Views out to sea and, if you stand on the wall, you can see the castle even if you're short. Odd they didn't put the trig on the nearby much higher hill.

Good condition 2011-04-26 14:50 - TP3217 (Foel Ispri)

FB Number: S8452   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Took the mickandshane route. Panoramic views down estuary and across to Cader Idris. Interesting old mines by the summit with deep workings you can see down, and an adit a bit lower. Lots of quartz on the heaps and a small amount of lead ore (galena) but no gold unfortunately.

Good condition 2011-04-26 12:55 - TP5372 (Pengarn)

FB Number: S8449   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

used Rhayafer wanderers route up from the white road some way after it changes from yellow and passes through the forest. A fascinating landscape of old field systems, settlements and standing stones en route. Fine views over Barmouth over to Lleyn.

Good condition 2011-04-23 18:15 - TP4054 (Humphrey Head)

FB Number: S5589   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

parked in car-park, walked south on shoreline and scrambled up near end of peninsular (tricky), descended by the steep path back to the carpark. Early purple orchids blooming in the grassland around trig (our first orchids of the year)

Unreachable but visible 2011-04-23 17:17 - TP1901 (Cannon Winder)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 4/10

walked down coastal path but didn't get to trig as high fence and unwelcoming signs. High risk of GOML encounter so just took pics over the fence. Lot of birdlife, waders, on the sands & marshes

Good condition 2011-04-23 16:20 - TP4041 (How Barrow)

FB Number: S5588   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Parked at T-junction before How Barrow farm, pleasant walk up through farm onto hill. Surprisingly good views to Old Man and across Greenodd sands

Good condition 2011-04-23 15:35 - TP1356 (Bigland Tarn)

FB Number: S5590   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Took the mickandshane route. A bit trespassy. Lovely bluebell woods by the footpath

Slightly damaged 2011-04-23 14:35 - TP7523 (Saskills)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

approached up hill from south-west on footpath through caravan site. By a cairn, nice views over reservoirs, with Old Man in the mist. Noise from the busy road below the hill very audible.

Good condition 2011-04-23 13:30 - TP0137 (Sampool Bridge)

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

south side of dual carriageway on kerb of access road. Not a quality experience.

Good condition 2011-04-17 12:12 - TP4987 (Murton Pike)

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

Bagged on a 11k round from Murton via the pike and into Scordale. Scordale well worth a visit, in some ways more stunning than High Cup Nick as the incised valley is deeper. Also managed to find some good pieces of amber flourite. Fabulous day.

Good condition 2011-04-16 17:40 - TP5081 (Nettle Hill)

FB Number: 10676   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked up from Crosby Garrett thorugh relics of limestone pavement and bizarre fragments of golf course. Agree the trig is a chubby little chap blending in well with crumbling wall surround. Nice views, but they were better from up on the Howgills earlier in the afternoon.

Good condition 2011-04-16 16:05 - TP3475 (Green Bell)

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

Parked at top of Adamthwaite road south from Ravenstonedale village. Circular walk via Grere Fell, Green Bell & Knoutberry. Surprisingly spectacular view from the trig to Lakes, Cross Fell, Pen-y-Ghent, Wild Boar Fell etc. Deceptively spacious in estate-agent speak.

Good condition 2011-03-27 17:00 - TP7379 (Knipe Moor)

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

End of a lovely day and a nice bonus, ring trig on the top of a limestone scar (Knipescar). Waterworn and weathered limestone pavement to the NE of the trig. All round views up to Blencathra, over to High Steet and eastwards to the pennine escarpment, Cross Fell, Little Dunn Fell etc.

Good condition 2011-03-27 13:25 - TP0693 (High Street)

FB Number: S1541   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Bagged on a 5 hour walk including 6 Wainwrights. Walked up from carpark at the head of Haweswater, lovely day ideal walking conditions, short sleeves all day even on the tops. A bit of a dull sumit so only a 6, far better views further on towards High Raise and at Kidsty Pike.

Good condition 2011-03-27 10:40 - TP0111 (Hardendale Fell)

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

Kind of easy to find, well the rock was but the rivet is well camoflagued with lichen!

Rock with sign in the background

Slightly damaged 2011-03-20 15:10 - TP3661 (Harwood Side)

FB Number: S6657   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Parked on roadside verge near Sinderhope Lodge and walked up via bridleway and access land. A bit boggy in places. Another North Pennine trig on a flat-topped summit in a sea of heather. On our descent met by man from Sinderhope Lodge who objected to us parking anywhere along the public road along the valley (though conceding that we did have the right to walk along the road/bridleway) Its not as though we had parked outside his house. He obviously has delusions that the public road is his private drive.

Good condition 2011-03-13 17:00 - TP2305 (Coatyards)

FB Number: S3623   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Last of 7 trig in the day and possibly the best, although my score may have been influenced by listening to England beat Scotland on the car radio! Approached by the public footpath to the south west and climbed the fence to access the trig in the middle of the field. Wonderful unexpected views of the Simonside range and the Cheviots.

Good condition 2011-03-13 16:15 - TP3312 (Garleigh Moor)

FB Number: S3696   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Collected this one after visiting the near-by hill fort and cup and ring marked stones. Lovely views in a big landscape, Cheviot in the distance looking regal with its new dusting of snow. Cup and ring marked rocks well worth a visit some of the best examples there are.

cup & ring marked rock nearby at Lordenshaw

Good condition 2011-03-13 14:15 - TP3498 (Greenleighton)

FB Number: S3622   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

As others parked at the quarry and walked along the public footpath. Lovely limestone quarry face with beds of sandstone above. Views across to the north sea coast and over to cross fell on the pennine escarpment.

Good condition 2011-03-13 13:25 - TP6904 (Whitehill)

FB Number: S3624   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Another trig in a resevoir compound, this time no 10 foot high fence just a quick hop over a couple of strands of barbed wire.

Good condition 2011-03-13 12:40 - TP6852 (Wether Hill)

FB Number: S6724   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Not the most inspiring but a nice walk across grey mare from the A696. Very slight damage around the top, guess after a few more winters it will change to slightly damaged. Vast views of the Northumberland countryside.

Good condition 2011-03-13 12:00 - TP1484 (Blakemans Law)

FB Number: S7377   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy bag from the unclassified road, trig kept company by some small concrete trig like object and the army red flag. Frightened a deer on the way to the trig. As others have said beautiful all round views but not the best of the day!

A deer we surprised nearby

Good condition 2011-03-13 11:25 - TP3247 (Fourlaws Hill)

FB Number: S6629   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Return visit with full GPS reference. Found easier than expected, I would suggest anyone bagging this one either brings GPS or has a good hour to spare as it is buried under fallen trees.

Good condition 2011-03-06 15:40 - TP6774 (Watsons Pike)

FB Number: S6700   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Pleasant half hour walk from the east across grouse moor: sun & no wind. Lots of red grouse and pair of golden plovers near the trig. Did think about carrying on to Harwood Side trig but will leave that for another day.

Good condition 2011-02-20 16:40 - TP5837 (Scarness)

FB Number: S5706   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Odd to have a trig sited so low beside high mountains.

Good condition 2011-02-20 16:05 - TP1056 (Barren Fell)

FB Number: S6951   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

walked up road to mast. Good view south over Caldbeck fells dusted with snow.

Couldn't find it 2011-02-20 15:45 - TP0104 (Greenrigg Farm)

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

had a quick look when passing, but couldnt see any evidence of it.. no loose turf. Didnt have the OS sketch (which doesnt make it an easy find anyway). Will need serious digging equipment and better means of location to give a fair chance of finding it

Good condition 2011-02-20 13:20 - TP3801 (High Pike)

FB Number: S6945   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

bagged when on a 3 hour circular walk from the north, going on from High Pike along the ridge to Carrock Fell. Dusting of snow, quite draughty, and the tops in cloud.. but good views through the gaps. Surprising number of people out walking, considering the weather.

Good condition 2011-02-20 12:00 - TP3753 (Hewer Hill Quarry)

FB Number: S7000   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

easy walk from road via footpath round the quarry

Slightly damaged 2011-02-12 18:05 - TP5518 (Powson Knott)

FB Number: 10674   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

walked up track from south as night fell. Fortunately had a torch and located trig after wandering round limestone pavements for a bit. Probably not the cleverest thing to do after spraining a knee on the 15km Outhgill/High Seat/Sails walk during the afternoon.

Good condition 2011-02-12 15:00 - TP7493 (Sails)

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

bagged as part of 15km circular walk from Outhgill to High Seat, along the ridge to Sails and then back to Outhgill via Hell Gill Bridge, taking 4h40m. Worst bit was the saddle between Little Fell and Sails...a wet maze of peat hags. Descent off Sails was fine with beautiful view across to the Wild Boar Fell ridge. Ring trig easily found beside its marker cairn and near to a post. NB SD 8080096600 isnt the trigs position... thats just the name of the trig. See logs for actual position

Good condition 2011-02-12 13:20 - TP7507 (High Seat)

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

Walked up from Outhgill, not recommended for those with heart disease as a relentless climb. BBC weather forecast lied, so instead of sunshine had cloud and, later, sleet. Ring trig found easily next to the marker cairn. Bailed it out. Water freezing so didnt bother at the next ring trig (Sails). NB trig postion isnt NY8020001300, thats just the name of the trig... see logs for actual position

Good condition 2011-01-30 15:00 - TP5098 (New Marton)

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

trig-in-a-hedge beside a very deep very narrow lane. Didnt go in field due to nearby flock of pregnant sheep and close farm, so scrambled up beside road

there\'s a trig in there somewhere

Slightly damaged 2011-01-29 15:55 - TP5965 (Shrawardine Resr)

FB Number: S4743   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

short walk up a lane in the Severn valley

Good condition 2011-01-29 15:30 - TP6379 (The Edge)

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

another shropshire trig-in-a-hedge. quick sprint from easy parking spot.

Good condition 2011-01-29 11:15 - TP1613 (Breidden Hill)

FB Number: S4796   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Curiosly the trig is on the lowest of the 3 main Breidden Hills. Good day to climb up from the carpark as the ground was hard with frost... would be a slithery trek up through the woods if wet. Great views across the Severn valley. 75mins round trip from the carpark to the north, 300m climb (NB that path closed one day a week in shooting season , Tuesday if I remember). Obvious hillfort on one of the other Breiddens, a less obvious one around this summit.

Good condition 2011-01-29 11:15 - TP8961 (Rodneys Pillar Monument)

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

Retrospective log on 13th May 2012. Visited while bagging the trig. Photo from today taken from trig at LLanymynech.

From Llanymynech golf course

Unreachable but visible 2011-01-16 16:45 - TP5196 (Nunthorpe Resr)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Unreachable but visible   Score: 4/10

No chance of getting over that fence. Failing light but lonely trig visible in its cage. Views out to the north over Tees Valley towns & industry, quite pretty when lit up at night.

Good condition 2011-01-16 16:05 - TP2035 (Castle House Farm)

FB Number: S4390   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Unexpectedly pleasant walk up the farm drive from the south, trig is on a footpath. In good condition in well-kept farmland. As farm trigs go, this is a quality one.

Slightly damaged 2011-01-16 15:15 - TP6927 (Whorlton Moor)

FB Number: S4421   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Nice to get up on the hills after bagging several trigs in farmland. squally showers but impressive views north over the Tees valley industry & conurbation. As others have noted, theres a benchmark on the nearby standing stone

bench mark on nearby standing stone

Good condition 2011-01-16 14:30 - TP6254 (Summerfield House)

FB Number: S4378   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

On top of a hill in a grain field. jogged up from the nearby bridleway hoping no-one at the 4 farms in sight were looking that way.

Damaged 2011-01-16 14:10 - TP6034 (Smeaton Farm)

FB Number: S4341   Condition: Damaged   Score: 3/10

walked in from the west, no legal footpath. Farmer at farm to the NE was staring, so took the photos and beat a hasty retreat.

Destroyed 2011-01-16 13:50 - TP3361 (Girsby Grange)

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

Definitely nothing there, no base or anything. Hadnt read previous logs, so failed to search the farm buildings for it. However if the farmer is interested in selling, I would quite like a trig point as garden feature (with barbed wire fence around to make sure no-one ever completes the UK trigs...joke...honest)

Slightly damaged 2011-01-16 13:20 - TP6841 (Westfield House)

FB Number: S4384   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 2/10

On some manky farmland, near a smelly farm (?pigs). Drove down the private road from the north, parking before the farm cottage (no gates or warning signs) then walked past the farm itself and its f-off-or-you-will-die notice via the bridleway. Trig in field boundary just off the bridleway. Not a quality experience.

Good condition 2011-01-16 13:05 - TP0122 (Eryholme)

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

still uncovered so found it immediately; didnt need to resort to GPS or tape-measures. On a not very interesting verge.

Good condition 2011-01-02 15:55 - TP4814 (Midhopelaw Pike)

FB Number: S6628   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Dull walk across frozen moorland. A few depressed sheep but no other signs of life.

Good condition 2011-01-02 14:35 - TP2344 (Coldtown Beacon)

FB Number: S6634   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Drove along road to it from east, but had to walk the last 300m as the road was impassable due to snow drifts

road access impassable due to the snow!

Couldn't find it 2011-01-02 13:30 - TP3247 (Fourlaws Hill)

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

Foolishly didnt check previous logs before trying to find it, so failed to take full 10 figure grid reference with us for the GPS and had to estimate it off the OS map when it became obvious we were not going to find the trig visually. Is buried in a mass of fallen trees and snowdrifts so we gave up after half an hour of rather dangerous stumbling around... lucky not to have broken anything. Possibly it is more buried under trees than when last visited 2.5y ago. Will return when the snow has gone with the full co-ordinates.

Good condition 2011-01-02 13:05 - TP0114 (Buteland Fell)

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

no problem locating it; the block was uncovered on a tussocky verge. It is in line with the fence along the north side of the road running SW, and with the old wall line across the field to the SE (see my pictures, blue umbrella marks the spot).... so fancy business with tapes isnt needed. The nearby fence post 10.53m north of the block, marked as P/N IN POST on the OS sketch, has a stud hammered into its top surface. The pink spray paint has gone.

blue umbrella marks the spot. note alignment
blue umbrella marks the spot. note alignment
nearby fencepost with OS stud

Good condition 2011-01-02 12:46 - TP1082 (Batey Catreen)

FB Number: S6636   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Drove up the gated road from the east, and carried on to the nearby bolt. Views right down to a snow-covered Cross Fell.

Good condition 2011-01-02 12:30 - TP4519 (Long Crag Gunnerton)

FB Number: S6625   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

easy walk from layby, ground frozen so dampness not a problem. Usual extensive Northumbrian view.

Toppled 2011-01-02 12:15 - TP3187 (Five Lane Ends)

FB Number: S6654   Condition: Toppled   Score: 5/10

Dead trig, easy to find lying at corner of wood. Still has plug and flush bracket, in fact is essentially undamaged apart from being on its side.

Unreachable but visible 2010-12-31 21:23 - TP1763 (Bullamoor Resr)

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

not usually put off by 6ft fences but the broad day light and close proximity of a house and farm put me off. So it's a seen but not touched.

Good condition 2010-12-26 12:35 - TP3510 (Grey Nag)

FB Number: S6575   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

very cold (-3 on car thermometer)windy walk over snow covered moorland via Black Fell from Hartside cafe, taking just over 2 hours each way. Some Peregrinus-brand snow-shoes would have been handy in places (see his log for TP 7425). Views across to snowy Lakeland fells, not a biker in sight but some kids with sledges and cross-country skiers near the cafe.

Good condition 2010-12-26 11:25 - TP1407 (Black Fell)

FB Number: S6373   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

bagged en route to Grey Nag from Hartside cafe. Very cold, quite windy and snow covering the moor

Good condition 2010-12-18 14:10 - TP4801 (Middle Fell)

FB Number: S6494   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Drove over from Weardale on snowy road. Had planned to park at summit of Nenthead-Garrigill road but not passable in a hatchback, so drove round via Alston, parked on the south side and walked up via access land. Great snowy views across to Cross Fell. Called in to photograph an icicle clad Ashgill Force on the way home, an interesting drive in -10C over the moors to Middleton and then over to Frosterley.

Good condition 2010-12-11 16:05 - TP4792 (Mickley)

FB Number: S4094   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

last trig of the day, a quick climb over a gate from the road into a muddy field, darkness falling.

Good condition 2010-12-11 15:40 - TP4685 (Maryside Hill)

FB Number: S4429   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy walk over the golf course from the footpath. No golfing activity due to snow. Friendly horse in next field. View up the TYne Valley

Good condition 2010-12-11 15:10 - TP2302 (Coalway Plantation)

FB Number: S4425   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Sad trig in a neglected field on the side of the Tyne valley. Approached by the footpath from the south, parking at the Kyo Lane junction and found it without problems. Surprised a fox which trotted away across a field

Toppled 2010-12-11 14:35 - TP1684 (Broomfield Farm)

FB Number: S4559   Condition: Toppled   Score: 4/10

Approached by path from west, then up second hedge and right along next hedge.

Good condition 2010-11-20 16:13 - TP5374 (Penhill)

FB Number: S7708   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Walked in on bridleway from east in cloud and failing light. Agree with previous log the trig is a chubby little chap. dark by the time we regained the car

Slightly damaged 2010-11-20 15:05 - TP4810 (Middleham Low Moor)

FB Number: S7586   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

dismal day so no views, but an interesting location by the exercise gallops for the Middleham racing stables (the main industry round here). My 200th unique trig (thought I had reached that last weekend, but miscounted my revisits and fail-to-finds)

Slightly damaged 2010-11-20 14:05 - TP4634 (Manor House Farm)

FB Number: S4385   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 3/10

Trig in a turnip field on a drizzly cold day. Not even at the highest point in this dull countryside.

Good condition 2010-11-13 16:15 - TP4012 (Hopealone)

FB Number: S6499   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

walked on forest track to 400m east of aerial, then up hill along lines of trees to the top of the hill and east along ridge. Despite falling darkness and dense treecover (making GPS useless), found trig without difficulty on north edge of ridge above small quarry.

Good condition 2010-11-13 15:20 - TP7000 (Winshields)

FB Number: S6489   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

walked up from car park, great views on a bright November afternoon: Cross Fell with streaks of snow already

view towards cross fell

view east

Good condition 2010-11-13 14:00 - TP3334 (Gaterley Hill)

FB Number: S6228   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Walked up soggy track. In sea of heather like many a North Pennine trig, but gets an extra point for the rainbow and the extensive views on a crisp afternoon

trig and rainbow

Slightly damaged 2010-11-07 15:40 - TP5247 (Oswestry Station)

FB Number: S3121   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

Quick run up the hill from the back of a housing estate...muddy underfoot, good views over to the hillfort which was the next port of call.

Good condition 2010-11-07 15:20 - TP7182 (Oswestry)

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

Easy bag thanks to information from other logs. Height tag still insitu.

Good condition 2010-11-07 15:05 - TP0181 (Llynclys)

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

Easy ish to find with photo's from other logs and map off OS website. Still relatively uncovered from last visit in Feb.

Good condition 2010-11-07 14:50 - TP0606 (Oswestry FBM Aux 1)

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

Very lucky, parked right next to it. Slightly overgrown but found quite easily with OS sketch and information from previous logs. About a metre from a lump of concrete on the road/lay-bye edge, diagonally to the left and towards the hedge.

Good condition 2010-11-07 11:05 - TP4938 (Mount Farm)

FB Number: S4725   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Almost lost in the hedge. Guessed at the condition! Flush bracket faces away from the road so did a quick nip over the fence. Lovely views on the clear morning.

Good condition 2010-11-06 16:05 - TP6555 (Town Hill)

FB Number: 10342   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Walked up after visiting the castle ruins. Wonderful views and very helpful adjacent pillar with markers for the surrounding hills. Popular spot today with families and dog walkers. Muddy!

Good condition 2010-11-06 16:05 - TP8971 (Town Hill Monument)

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

Retrospective log on 13th May 2012. Visited at same time as trig pillar.

Good condition 2010-11-06 15:10 - TP1112 (Beacon Ring)

FB Number: S4718   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Hidden in the trees at the south end of the copse. Copse was planted by the husband of one of our party in 1953 to celebrate the coronation. Nice little hill fort and good views over the Stiperstones (south east) and Cader Idris (south west)

Good condition 2010-10-30 17:50 - TP2052 (Catton Beacon)

FB Number: S6655   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

walked up at sunset, past the radio masts. surprisingly good view... down to Cross Fell.

Good condition 2010-10-30 17:20 - TP3686 (Haydon Fell)

FB Number: S6661   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

a short walk up farmland

Good condition 2010-10-30 16:55 - TP1019 (Barcombe)

FB Number: S6580   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

good views down to Vindolanda and over to the Wall

Good condition 2010-10-30 15:50 - TP5878 (Sewingshields Crags)

FB Number: S6653   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

stunning location on edge of whinsill crags, with great views to the west of the whinsill outcrops and to the east towards Hexham. Parked car beside The Old Repeater Station hostel and called in for a rather good cup of coffee after descending.

Good condition 2010-10-30 14:30 - TP1384 (Birk Hill)

FB Number: S6624   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

walked up from the T-junction and came directly to the trig through the dense plantation. Just to the west of the deer fence.

Good condition 2010-10-30 14:00 - TP5591 (Ravensheugh Crags)

FB Number: S6622   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

great views, and a small stone circle (The Goatstones) nearby with one of the stones cup-marked

nearby stone circle nearby stone circle, one stone heavily cup-marked

Good condition 2010-10-17 15:30 - TP6742 (Warlaw Pike)

FB Number: S6701   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Bagged this one on a round trip from Baybridge via Bulbeck Common. Lovely early winter afternoon, made the heather bash worthwhile.

Good condition 2010-10-17 14:30 - TP1759 (Bulbeck Common)

FB Number: S6696   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

First of 2 trigs bagged on a round from Baybridge via Warlaw Pike and Shildon Engine House. Some heather bashing but mostly good tracks and not too wet...yet!

Good condition 2010-09-25 18:00 - TP3460 (Great Knipe)

FB Number: 10796   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Parked at the road junction with the Kaber/Tan Hill Rd and walked up via access land. Couple of fences to climb, steep in places, and some wet bits. But grand view with the setting sun over the Lake Disrict and the moorland tops of the north Pennines and Yorkshire Dales spread out around. Pity about the faint noise of the A66 far below

Good condition 2010-09-25 15:35 - TP7506 (Swarth Fell Pike)

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

easily found near the summit cairn, close to the fence. didnt bother to bail it out. grand views. GPS (a rather knackered 2nd hand one) gave location as 76145 95746. approached from Wild Boar Fell. Descended to Cotegill Bridge: steep in places otherwise straightforward

Damaged 2010-09-25 14:10 - TP6943 (Wild Boar Fell)

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

walked up the bridleway from the east then south along the path up the ridge. cool clear day with fine views. went on to the line of cairns SW of the summit... almost as large as 9 Standards Rigg cairns and more spectacularly sited on the edge of the crag. then walked south to log the easily found concrete-ring trig on Swarth Fell Pike

Good condition 2010-09-18 19:11 - TP2989 (East Lightside Farm)

FB Number: S6487   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked at end of farm driveway and walked to the trig.

Good condition 2010-09-18 18:55 - TP3754 (Hexham Common)

FB Number: S6495   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Feels like its on the edge of nowhere! Another one to drive to get dropped off and picked up by your kind driver.

Good condition 2010-09-18 18:05 - TP6732 (Warden Hill)

FB Number: S6662   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Lovely views up the south tyne valley. Hill fort obvious in the nest door field.

Good condition 2010-09-18 17:36 - TP4416 (Limestone Bank)

FB Number: S6659   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

The offending cows were in the field, one having a good rub as I approached. Stunning views on a section of Hadrians wall.

With cow

Good condition 2010-09-18 17:24 - TP4822 (Military Road)

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

Drive by trig...or drop off and pick up!

Good condition 2010-09-18 17:17 - TP0594 (Hexham FBM Aux 1)

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

Again an easy find due to previous logs and pictures, still uncovered from the last visit a year ago.

Carrier bag marks the spot

Good condition 2010-09-18 17:13 - TP7245 (Hexham)

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

Easy to spot due to the help of other logs.

Carrier bag marks the spot

Good condition 2010-09-18 16:55 - TP0117 (Beaufront)

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

Dont want to be pedantic but was thinking this should be logged as 2 separate items, rivet and surface block. Rivet easy to find, block still uncovered from previous visit a year ago (thanks).

Surface block
Surface block with unmentionalbe supermarket carrier bag at the spot.

Good condition 2010-09-18 16:00 - TP3755 (Hexham Racecourse)

FB Number: S6579   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Easy to see and find, someone loves it as it has new whitewash.

Slightly damaged 2010-09-18 15:45 - TP2780 (Dilston)

FB Number: S6500   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

Walked up the wood like others and scaled the fence. Nice views down the Tyne valley.

Good condition 2010-09-12 19:10 - TP6333 (Telfit Moor)

FB Number: S4432   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Views up and down Swaledale. Easy find from the path, had its own guard sheep today!

Good condition 2010-09-12 18:30 - TP2399 (Copperthwaite Moor)

FB Number: S4478   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Trig easy to find from the wall along fremington edge. Heather short so for a change easy going. Nice views up and down Swaledale.

Good condition 2010-09-12 16:50 - TP7380 (Stonesdale Moor)

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

Parked at Stonesdale bridge and walked straight up the moor alongside Pitshaw gill. Easy find, straight onto in with the help of previous logs and photos. Abit overgrown but still in good condition. Views across to 9 standards and Great shunner fell.

Good condition 2010-09-12 16:05 - TP0115 (Sleightholme Moor)

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

This is about as good as it gets! A rivet on a rock in a layby....and there's nowt wrong with me! Easy find thanks to other logs and pics.


Good condition 2010-09-12 15:50 - TP3508 (Grey Grit)

FB Number: 10415   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy to get from the track to the disused quarry. Good views today over to the lake district peaks and 9 standards rigg.

Good condition 2010-08-29 15:25 - TP6962 (Winder Hill)

FB Number: S5659   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Someone looks after the trigs well in the Howgills! Good coat of white paint, and glorious views of the surrounding fells and the lake district peaks. Steady stream of vistors today.

Good condition 2010-08-29 14:05 - TP6361 (The Calf)

FB Number: S5676   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Up via Cautley, rewarded with fabulous views all round, over to the lake district fells in the west, pennine escarpment to the north east and south east to the 3 peaks of the yorkshire dales. Very windy on the tops but still good walking weather and far less populated than the lakes or the yorkshire dales. Shame it was on the TV tonight! Came down via Winder and back up to the Cross Keys pub.

Good condition 2010-08-19 19:11 - TP0121 (Wheatley Hill)

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

Round Two!...not to be defeated returned this evening with appropriate lengths of string, tape and marker pegs. Triangulation exercise carried out with the measurements from the OS site database. Success after not so long, block was about 4 inches down and had to be dug out. Multiple photos to assist others on their quest. If it helps its 1.73 meters from the centre of the white line at the edge of the road. Least I can sleep easy tonight.

Unmentionable supermarket bag marks the spot


Couldn't find it 2010-08-16 19:30 - TP0121 (Wheatley Hill)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Couldn't find it   Score: 0/10

Couldnt find it! Took photo from previous log, plus newly acquired GPS, but unable to locate block. Searched for over an hour got very funny looks from passing motorists. Got the map off the OS site now and will purchase a long tape and return! This is my last 'trig' in County Durham so it will NOT defeat me.

Good condition 2010-08-16 15:39 - TP3040 (Eldon Hall Farm)

FB Number: S4345   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Dared to access by the track with big private no access you are on CCTV sign. Didnt hang around just slunk in and took the photo and slunk out! Shame as this was the last pillar left for me to bag in County Durham..only a bolt to go and I have the full set of what there is left. I draw the line at visiting sites where trigs used to that is obsessive!!!:)

Good condition 2010-08-16 15:12 - TP3779 (High Copelaw Farm)

FB Number: S4344   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Asked at the Farm, the guy was happy to let me onto his land and pointed me in the right direction. Mixed arable/stock farm, cows looking well in the late summer sun.

Good condition 2010-08-16 14:34 - TP6813 (West House Field)

FB Number: S4326   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Walked in on the bridle way which starts at Foxton Farm. Harvest well underway, concerned farmer offered to let me leave the car in the farmyard so as not to loose wing mirror to tractor and trailer!

Good condition 2010-08-16 13:20 - TP3059 (Embleton Old Hall)

FB Number: S4209   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Walked in from Hurworth Burn Reservoir carpark along public footpath off Castle Eden Walkway. Trig not so grand in situation as its name suggest as it's next to a large dump of farm waste. Quiet warm afternoon, willow being grown as a major crop in this area.

Good condition 2010-08-15 14:35 - TP4179 (Keverstone Grange)

FB Number: S4281   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

on edge of arable field, approached from north. No farmer in sight. overgrown with nettles in the field boundary. rather uninspiring trig, not one to revisit.

Good condition 2010-08-14 18:20 - TP6990 (Windy Hill)

FB Number: 10788   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Logged as good condition although as others suggest it does have a crack running down oneside but nothing has fallen off....yet! Lovely views in all directions a little bit of a gem. Watch out for the electric fence and the crumbly wall on the south side.

Good condition 2010-08-14 18:00 - TP0512 (Kirkby Stephen (1976))

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

Easily found at the top of the cutting side on the opposite side of the road to the bollarded layby.

Slightly damaged 2010-08-14 14:30 - TP4789 (Mickle Fell)

FB Number: 10794   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 5/10

disappointed by this trig, should have probably approached from the western side as it was came in from the west via Close House Mine. This is now almost a drive by trig with the track extending into the danger zone of Warcop range to within approximately 300m. Range inactive today only gunfire heard was that of grouse shooting to the north. Misty on the top, only intermittent views but I guess on a clear day they would be good. On the plus side found some really good specimens of galena and barytes at Close House.


Good condition 2010-08-04 17:47 - TP7188 (Penrith (R))

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

Risky to get to but all the same its there and in good condition.

Good condition 2010-08-04 17:40 - TP0593 (Penrith FBM Aux 1)

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

Easy to find thanks to other logs and photos. Grass short!

Good condition 2010-08-04 17:10 - TP3514 (Greystoke Park)

FB Number: S6953   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Gets a 7 as there were orchids in the woods and jays flying around. Good views over the Caldbeck fells.

Good condition 2010-08-04 16:48 - TP4042 (How Hill)

FB Number: S6996   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Lovely views especially if you like transmitter stations! Still lots of very noisy curious texel sheep in the field.

Good condition 2010-08-04 16:25 - TP4087 (Hutton Bank)

FB Number: S6994   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Parked to the north of the trig and walked in along what appeared to be an old track way. Track way was full of young calves.

Good condition 2010-08-04 15:47 - TP7129 (Rose Bank)

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

Quick jump over a field gate. Trig on the fence line. Nice views of pennine escarpment.

Good condition 2010-08-04 15:30 - TP4130 (Jardens)

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

Sneaky jump over a fence and brisk walk across field avoiding farmers! Trig still being used as gate post.

Good condition 2010-07-31 19:30 - TP0124 (Garmondsway)

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

easily found. 5 meter to the right of large elder bush in the hedge. Plastic bag on photo marks the spot. Wondering if being uncovered by cache hunters as very easy to find.

Good condition 2010-07-31 19:00 - TP5622 (Reddings Hill)

FB Number: S4182   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

footpath from the west hard to find due to arable crops. ok once past the farm, detoured to the road to get back to car...easier!

Good condition 2010-07-31 17:00 - TP5734 (Roseberry Topping)

FB Number: S4415   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Busy day at the topping, famlies, couples and tired puppy being carried in a backpack by its owner!!!!! Lovely views all round certainly seems a good cereal harvest this year. Trig has only 1 piece of graffiti on it...yet....

Good condition 2010-07-31 16:15 - TP5104 (Newby)

FB Number: S4394   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Lost in a hedge which is a field boundary. It's 20 meters to the left of the water trough in the first field for those who like me missed it first time I walked along the path. Pigs now in the next field down. Like others parked in the garden centre.

Good condition 2010-07-31 16:15 - TP0127 (Newby Grange)

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

Easy to find considering its a long time since last visit. Marker stud in the road centre opposite the block.

block in centre of picture next blackberry shoot.

Good condition 2010-07-31 15:00 - TP5606 (Red Hall Farm)

FB Number: S4382   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Least we got out the car! Easy bag in nice open farmland.

Slightly damaged 2010-07-31 14:20 - TP1120 (Beaumont Hill)

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

Logged from a distance in the middle of oats almost ready to harvest. Will go back later when crop has been taken. Still leaning even from a distance. Saw a roe deer on the way back to car parked in the reservoir access.

At distance

Good condition 2010-07-24 17:00 - TP2793 (Dod Law)

FB Number: S3695   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

incidental trig logging on a walk to see the cup-&-ring marked rocks in the area. Found 4 of them, but didnt locate others due to 3ft high bracken, gorse, and lack of GPS. Perhaps not the best time of year for the search. did see a group of 3 buzzards hunting over the hill, and a patch of heath-spotted orchids

Couldn't find it 2010-07-21 18:20 - TP0173 (Llanfairfechan)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Couldn't find it   Score: 0/10

stopped in the eastbound lay-by but didnt find it... couldnt be bothered to risk death for the sake of a bolt by crossing the dual carriageway... will have a look in the westbound layby on next trip to Snowdonia

Good condition 2010-07-21 17:50 - TP5383 (Penmynydd)

FB Number: S7256   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

very easy to find, seems to be built on top of a stone wall. Pleasant view, apart from the mast. Plug in good condition

Good condition 2010-07-21 16:30 - TP0770 (Aberffraw)

FB Number: S7328   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2010-07-21 16:00 - TP3208 (Porthamel)

FB Number: 10345   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

unpleasant barbed wire + chicken wire fence to reach it from the road. Stunning view to compensate looking straight up the Llanberis Pass

Good condition 2010-07-21 12:12 - TP6421 (The Rivals)

FB Number: S1620   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

also managed to lose the path and had an ineresting scramble to the summit. Beautiful views to Snowdonia and along the coast, with the Iron Age Hill fort and hut circles of the neighbouring lower peak laid out like an archaeological plan. Ravens and a large raptor circling.

Good condition 2010-07-20 14:20 - TP7318 (Glyder Fach Ferrule)

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

walked up to Bwlch Tryfan from Idwal Cottage, diverted to the top of Tryfan, then back down to the Bwlch and up the scree path beside Bristly Ridge to the top of Glyder Fach. Bolt is on a slab which is probably the highest solid point of the mountain, in the pile of huge boulders forming the summit heap (nearer the east end of the heap). It has 3 studs around it as previously described. View fantastic, unimpeded by cloud despite the wetness of the day. Descended via Glyder Fawr and the staircase path by the Devils Kitchen

Good condition 2010-07-19 18:05 - TP6628 (Twt Hill)

FB Number: S7216   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Still got graffiti all over it, plus a selection of beer cans all around. Still raining so views not so good, but guess it would be stunning on a clear day.

Good condition 2010-07-19 14:20 - TP5418 (Pen-Y-Gwaith)

FB Number: S8518   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Large slate built stone trig. Up through the mine workings. Steep little climb!...wet wet wet...

Good condition 2010-07-19 13:30 - TP5521 (Prenol)

FB Number: S7341   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

7 for the views across to the great and little orme. Easy access from minor road to north and quick sprint across a field to the obvious high ground.

Good condition 2010-07-19 11:00 - TP1736 (Bryn Iocyn)

FB Number: S7339   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Lovely views over the estuary. 2 workers up the near-by transmitter mast. Easy access just off path once through farm yard

Good condition 2010-07-18 13:30 - TP3422 (Gowbarrow Fell)

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

7 for the views. Up from Ulcat but down via new national trust path towards Dockray, much easier!

Good condition 2010-07-18 12:25 - TP4447 (Little Mell Fell)

FB Number: S6992   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Quick little stroll from the road north of Lowthwiate. Stone built pillar.

Good condition 2010-07-10 14:50 - TP0874 (Ardivachar)

FB Number: S8980   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

nice views bu spolit by the stench of sea weed from the beach, probably washed up in large quantities due to rough sea conditions lately.

Good condition 2010-07-10 13:30 - TP4725 (Meall Dubh)

FB Number: S8888   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

great views over the ferry terminal and at last a sunny warm day

Good condition 2010-07-10 11:30 - TP1280 (Ben Langass)

FB Number: S8982   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

this one gets a 9 basically for the experience. Saw at least 2 and heard 3 Golden eagles in the small wooded area below the trig, also spotted a short eared owl. Add to that the stone circle, cup marks and chambered carin, what more does a trig need to offer.

Good condition 2010-07-10 10:15 - TP4908 (Moor Hill (Berneray Island))

FB Number: S8986   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Fabulous views back to Harris and the off shore islands. Random birders leaning on the dare they!

Good condition 2010-07-09 17:15 - TP7550 (Renish Point)

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

Again another bolt which is marked on the OS map with a Trig point symbol. Lovely views over to Skye and across the inlet to Rodel. Bolt next to summit cairn unlike Greaval so easier to find.

Good condition 2010-07-09 11:30 - TP8043 (Rodil Church Tower Apex)

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

Visited this without realising it's on the trig database. Interesting tombs in church, and a random stray collie looked round with us. Later in the day visited the nearby Renish Point bolt....rarely visited (in fact just us & Peregrinus)

Good condition 2010-07-08 15:00 - TP7549 (Greaval)

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

Like Peregrinus saw the symbol on the OS map and went in search of the trig. Bolt found in bedrock to the west of a cairn. Dont use GPS so unable to log exact position. Very windy on the top and got caught in a heavy hail shower...summer eh!

Good condition 2010-07-08 13:20 - TP2217 (Clett Nisabost)

FB Number: S8991   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

lovely spot with views over the beaches of Harris.

Good condition 2010-07-07 15:35 - TP5768 (Rudha Quidnish)

FB Number: 10089   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

stunning views up and down the coast, still windy and my partner is no longer bothered about treading on "rare"...not.... orchids!

Good condition 2010-07-07 14:30 - TP3524 (Grose Clett)

FB Number: S8987   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Very windy, very cold, very wet and to top the lot i fell over on the moonscape and gave myself a rather large bruise on my leg...wont be doing a revisit here!

Good condition 2010-07-06 13:45 - TP7634 (Tolmachain)

FB Number: Not logged   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

This is a bolt which is marked on the OS map with a triangulation pillar sign. There are others in the Outer Hebrides previously logged by Peregrinus. The coordinates entered are not GPS accurate, they are map and ruler accurate. Gets a 9 as its my first user added and it has stunning views over the Loch a Siar and north eastwards towards the Gleann Langadail...NOTE TO ADMIN..correct grid reference is NB 09708 04840 (OS database calls it Tolmachain T1NB0904)

Bolt at distance and cairn
Close up of bolt
Looking towards Gleann Langadail
Out over Loch a\' Siar

Good condition 2010-07-06 10:00 - TP3038 (Eitshal)

FB Number: S7665   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

damp damp day..low cloud minimal views.

Good condition 2010-07-05 18:10 - TP5132 (Nisa Mhor)

FB Number: S8147   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

lovely views from the trig. 15 mins from car to trig. Masses of spotted heath orchids.

Good condition 2010-07-05 11:42 - TP7917 (Great Bernera Cairn)

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

Visited & photographed when logging the bolt a few metres away, but didn't realise the cairn was on the trig database. Had yet to be used as a perch by Mrs Moo Cow... that indignity came the next year.

Good condition 2010-07-05 11:40 - TP0660 (Great Bernera)

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

Easy to find by the carin on the flat bedrock

Good condition 2010-07-04 15:00 - TP1261 (Ben Bragor)

FB Number: S8155   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

lovely little climb up a hill that rises striaght out the peat bog. Kept to the left of the buildings a the end of the road to try and get some shelter from the wind. Excellent rock formations on the way up with Lewis granite streaking through the rock.

Good condition 2010-07-04 13:45 - TP6509 (Tom A Mhinisteir)

FB Number: S8040   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

Short walk from road along a track through peat cutting and the wreck of a car. Seems to be when you finish with a car on the outer hebrides you just leave it in the bog to rot.

Good condition 2010-07-04 12:35 - TP1892 (Campar More)

FB Number: S8150   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

rain stopped at last, drove all the way to the trig along a peat cutting track.

trig point and trusty hire car

Good condition 2010-07-04 11:40 - TP0661 (Butt of Lewis)

FB Number: S8151   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Still raining very heavy so drove the hire car to the trig.

Good condition 2010-07-04 11:25 - TP7261 (Butt of Lewis 1)

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

Raining very heavy at the Butt of Lewis. Lovely folds in the rocks just off shore. Have to admit not sure if its the domes on the top or the things on the railings, but i'll take to 2 for my total!

Good condition 2010-07-04 11:25 - TP7262 (Butt of Lewis 2)

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

Still raining, still not sure what i'm logging!

Good condition 2010-07-04 11:20 - TP9674 (Butt of Lewis Lighthouse)

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

retrospective log when visiting the active stations. Has stopped raining since then.

Good condition 2010-07-03 18:10 - TP6508 (Tom A Mhile)

FB Number: S8154   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2010-07-03 17:00 - TP1279 (Ben Laimishader)

FB Number: S8144   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

should have been an easy walk but the wind had got up just abit! Still stunning views even when hugging the trig for safety

Good condition 2010-07-03 12:15 - TP5177 (North Tolsta)

FB Number: S8043   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Trig with 2 Oyster Catchers using it as a perch

Good condition 2010-07-02 21:15 - TP1091 (Bayble Hill)

FB Number: S8045   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

First trig of holiday. Easy access, lots of marsh orchids and spotted heath orchids.

Good condition 2010-06-26 15:41 - TP5115 (Newsham Moor)

FB Number: S4320   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Curlew,redshank,lapwing,oyster-catcher, and various small brown unidentifiable birds. Noise of heavy duty automatic weapons from nearby Feldom army range. Gave the trig in the range a miss, maybe another day. Went on to look at the cup-and-ring marked stones in nearby Osmaril Gill and on Eel Hill.

Cup-and-ring marked Eel Stone about 700 NW of trig
Cup-and-ring marked stone in Osmaril Gill about 500m NW of trig

Good condition 2010-06-21 20:41 - TP1523 (Bollihope Carrs)

FB Number: S6631   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

revisit for photo opportunity...lovely warm summer solstice evening...wonderful sunset...

Good condition 2010-06-12 18:40 - TP1530 (Booze Moor)

FB Number: S4418   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

long dull slog across wet moorland, parked at county boundary...views not as good as expected, lots of curlew and golden plover...would have been better had i not sat on an ants nest by the pillar!

Good condition 2010-06-12 17:30 - TP4008 (Hoove Faggergill)

FB Number: S4422   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

slog over very wet moorland...found first cache withour looking for it!...lovely clear evening views over to the lakeland hills...fells alive with Golden Plover.

Slightly damaged 2010-06-04 20:10 - TP1712 (Brownley Hill)

FB Number: S6660   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Easy walk past the carrs. lots of moorland birds: golden plovers, grouse, curlew, lapwings, snipe. Beautiful summer evening with fine views over West Allendale. 100th trig. Do I get initiated into the inner meaning of this site now, or is this all there is?

Slightly damaged 2010-06-04 19:20 - TP5688 (Ripley Carrs)

FB Number: S6656   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

cracked around top and plug missing. Lovely early summer evening but not an inspiring location.

Good condition 2010-06-03 18:45 - TP2977 (East Grange)

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

Bog standard trig, lovely hedge!...shame about the roar of the A1

Good condition 2010-06-03 17:50 - TP7132 (Tripsy Bank)

FB Number: S6721   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

lovely view to the south...

Good condition 2010-05-31 13:10 - TP7467 (Bink Moss)

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

Approached from B6276 up grouse shooting track, then compass bearing from the last shooting butt. No problem finding it despite lack of GPS. Marked by change in vegetation to grass with a clump of reeds by it as well as a very small cairn and a white marker pole for a grouse grit tray. Lots of moorland birds: lapwing, curlew, golden plover, ring ouzel, oystercatcher, red grouse.

Toppled 2010-05-15 17:30 - TP4765 (Meldon Hill)

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

tracked across from herdship fell, tees easily crossed without getting feet wet just above reservoir. Masses of interesting stuff on the walk to the trig, including mine at dubbysike (NY7860 3125) with pump still visible in shaft, water wheel building nearby and barium ore scattered around. Stunning views from the top across to highcup nick and crossfell. Patches of snow in sinkholes by the summit, benchmark carved in nearby rock. Trig is sad!

in pieces

Snow in sinkholes mid May
Nearby benchmark

Damaged 2010-05-15 15:10 - TP7472 (Herdship Fell)

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

Easy to find even with map and compass!...beside a pole that marks a tray with grit in for grouse...damaged on the legs..lovely views

Good condition 2010-05-03 16:15 - TP7870 (Lintzgarth 2)

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

Re entered log on Lintzgarth 2 (24.12.11). Thanks again Ted.

Good condition 2010-05-03 15:00 - TP5324 (Pasturehouse Farm)

FB Number: S6113   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

gentle walk across moorland from Hartside cafe. Views much better than the walk!

Damaged 2010-05-03 12:15 - TP3841 (Highwatch Currick)

FB Number: S6488   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

walked up from reservoir dam. easy going not too wet.

Slightly damaged 2010-04-24 16:51 - TP2356 (Collinsons Hill)

FB Number: S4306   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 4/10

nearly 4km across open levelish heather moor (Open Access) after leaving the car at Sleightholme farm on the Pennine Way. would have been a miserable one to bag in bad weather, but tolerable in sunshine, dryish underfoot and lots of moorland birds

Good condition 2010-04-24 14:10 - TP2185 (Citron Seat)

FB Number: S4477   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Sunny day, huge views acoss the moors, far enough from the A66 dual carriageway for it not to be heard or seen.

Good condition 2010-04-24 13:00 - TP4203 (Kilmond Scar)

FB Number: S4305   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Aproached along the footpath above the quarry, remnants of whitewash on pillar. Gorgeous view to the south. Cowslips in full bloom and probably some orchids but not yet in flower.

Good condition 2010-04-24 12:15 - TP3032 (Eggmartin Hill)

FB Number: S4311   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good views to the north, no bull, looks like 2nd world war era concrete structures next to trig

Good condition 2010-04-10 12:15 - TP1505 (Blue House)

FB Number: S4283   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

sunny day, easy to find by farm drive, views across rolling grazing land

Good condition 2010-04-10 11:10 - TP3788 (High House)

FB Number: S4211   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

good views over lower Weardale. Well hidden in a thorn hedge. Braved the barbed wire for a closer look.

Good condition 2010-04-09 19:04 - TP1109 (Beacon Hill North)

FB Number: S4224   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Quite a trek in from Hawthorn via the dene, lots of yellow primroses in bloom. Flat calm sea, views a bit hazey.

Good condition 2010-04-09 17:44 - TP1084 (Batter Law Hill)

FB Number: S1640   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Excellent views of the A19! Good condition in a patch of scrub land surrounded by arable fields.

Good condition 2010-04-09 17:22 - TP0126 (Eagle Farm)

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

Easy to locate thanks to the other logs and pics.

The Rivet

Damaged 2010-04-09 16:57 - TP6621 (Tuthill Quarry)

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

In a sad state, no flush bracket and the top 6 inches or so missing. Walked in from Low Wing Close and found a convienient hole in the metal fencing.

The damaged trig point, hole where flush bracket used to be.
Close up of the damage to the top.

Good condition 2010-04-09 16:10 - TP5215 (Old Cassop)

FB Number: S4180   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Gentle strole from the side of the dual carriage way. Warm afternoon, spring at last!

Good condition 2010-04-05 12:55 - TP3168 (Findon Cottages)

FB Number: S4176   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

good coat of whitewash, shame about the constant hum of the A691.

Good condition 2010-04-05 12:35 - TP2120 (Charlaw Moor)

FB Number: S4122   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

vast views off to the east, Newcastle, Gateshead and Penshaw monument..glimpse of the sea as well.

Good condition 2010-04-05 12:00 - TP5494 (Pontop Pike)

FB Number: S4121   Condition: Good   Score: 4/10

dismal, rain and blustery, on a good day should be able to see the sea from only grey cloud

Good condition 2010-04-03 13:10 - TP5588 (Raven Hills)

FB Number: S4280   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

sleet falling, dull grouse moor but impressive view along Teesdale

Good condition 2010-04-03 12:05 - TP3031 (Eggleston Moor)

FB Number: S4278   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

miserable weather, trig on heather moorland just above conifer plantation, easy access up short track and then gentle heather slope

Good condition 2010-03-10 17:40 - TP5744 (Roughside Moor)

FB Number: S6694   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Beautiful red sunset and views of the moors still streaked with snow after a hard winter. Snow piled high each side of the road across the moors south to Stanhope on the way home.

Good condition 2010-03-10 16:45 - TP6216 (Stoterley Hill)

FB Number: S4106   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Met farmers pack of 5 dogs, but not the farmer. Dropped straight back down to the road through the heather avoiding the farm. Huge open landscape.

Good condition 2010-02-21 15:20 - TP3924 (Hillhead)

FB Number: S3690   Condition: Good   Score: 2/10

next to a very large mast of some kind. No views today, thick fog. Another very muddy track next to a very smelly farm.

Good condition 2010-02-21 15:20 - TP5127 (Night Fold Field)

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

Lovely views down the coast and over Alnmouth. Strange to see snow on the beach!

Trig Trig with view south down the coast.

Good condition 2010-02-21 14:20 - TP5323 (Pasture Hill Plantation)

FB Number: S3555   Condition: Good   Score: 3/10

Damp dark woodland from a muddy slushy track.


Good condition 2010-02-21 13:45 - TP3044 (Ell Hill)

FB Number: S3568   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Location enhanced by 6 inches of new snow, blue sky and rolling sea in the background.

Snowy Trig

Destroyed 2010-02-20 10:25 - TP7502 (Seahouses)

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

Its not there anymore. Brackets are still there but no sign of the active station dome.

Empty Brackets Where the Active Station was last sighted

Good condition 2010-02-14 14:25 - TP3608 (Hard Rigg)

FB Number: S6493   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Easy walk on frozen snow and ground, views limited by low cloud level. No plug all 4 sighting holes open.

Trig in snow

Good condition 2010-02-06 16:00 - TP6998 (Winnowshill Common)

FB Number: S6497   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Not so easy to find on a gloomy late winter afternoon. For those without GPS follow the wall for about 150m then track into the plantation about 20m. In good condition, white washed and slowly being buried by pine needles! No views but gets a 7 for being so hidden.

Trig in the gloom

Good condition 2010-02-06 15:15 - TP1032 (Barley Hill)

FB Number: S4108   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

easy find, tucked behind the field wall next to the T junction.


Good condition 2010-01-31 15:40 - TP4051 (Humber Hill)

FB Number: S4076   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Easy to find, bright white paint, next to mast and small sandstone quarry. Good views of the wind farm.

Trig with wind farm in the back ground

Good condition 2009-12-23 12:20 - TP5305 (Park Fell)

FB Number: 6576   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

stunning sunny day with wonderful views...deep snow and thigh high drifts with plenty of wind chill

Good condition 2009-10-24 17:00 - TP3720 (Helm)

FB Number: S3684   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

not its fault all you can hear is the traffic on the A1! Good condition if not a little damp today.

Good condition 2009-08-31 15:10 - TP7495 (Wear Head)

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

Steady rain again...another lovely British bank holiday. Lovely hot chocolate in cafe at Wearhead.

Northumbrian Water\'s Garage!

Damaged 2009-08-31 13:45 - TP5723 (Romaldkirk Moor)

FB Number: S4234   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

Damage around the top and the base. Trig in a sea of flowering heather on a outcrop of millstone grit.

Trig in the heather

Good condition 2009-08-31 12:05 - TP3654 (Harter Fell)

FB Number: S4279   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Walked up from Middleton Teesdale on the pennine way. Trig is thought by some to be surrounded by burial carins which are now partially overgrown. Kirkcarrion to the east of the trig is reported to have housed a bronze age stone lined grave which was destroyed in the early 19th century.

Trig in the background Selset Reservoir

Good condition 2009-08-31 11:20 - TP0118 (Stotley Hall)

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

With the help of the previous logs and a copy of the photographs I found this one. There is a dip in the ground where its been previously dug out, but you need something to dig through the undergrowth with!

Shovel marks the spot!

Good condition 2009-08-21 14:34 - TP3609 (Hardberry Hill)

FB Number: 10683   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Lovely position in an area covered with the evidence of past mining. Coldberry gutter to the north is worth visiting, landscape and geology stunning for those with an interest, the sharp eyed can spot some small galena veins within the outcropping sandstone.

Trig. Trig point,in the mid ground cronkley scar, in the background great dunn fell, little dunn fell and cross fell.

Good condition 2009-08-19 16:30 - TP1995 (Carr Brow Moor)

FB Number: S6194   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

plug insitu indented lettering, plus extra indenting as previously recorded. Partial low cloud and eventually rain but still a wonderful place with lovely views.

Trig Trig with view eastwards down Weardale
Rainbow over Carr Brow Moor.

Good condition 2009-08-14 14:30 - TP5905 (Shacklesborough)

FB Number: S4476   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

plug with indented lettering insitu. Lovely views of Baldersdale and the 3 reservoirs.Would have got an 8 off me if it hadnt started to rain!

Trig with currick

Good condition 2009-08-14 12:50 - TP1709 (Brown Rigg)

FB Number: S4475   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

Good condition, plug insitu with indented lettering. Lovely walk in on the pennine way from Clove Lodge carpark. Fab views of Goldsborough and Shacklesborough.

Trig point

Good condition 2009-08-14 11:35 - TP2691 (Currack Rigg)

FB Number: S4277   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition. A bit of a trudge across faceless heather moorland.

Trig point

Good condition 2009-08-09 19:02 - TP3080 (Etherley Lane)

FB Number: S4178   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

overgrown and becoming part of the fence, easy to find under the pylons, no cap good condition.

Good condition 2009-08-09 18:58 - TP6560 (Toy Top)

FB Number: S4346   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

parked at the old entrance to the picnic site and walked up through the woods, beginning to get lost in the undergrowth, no plug but condition still good.

Good condition 2009-08-09 16:35 - TP2762 (Denton Cross Roads)

FB Number: S4308   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition, no cap, very well hidden in the over grown hedge.

Lost in the hedge

Good condition 2009-08-09 12:15 - TP7376 (York Minster)

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

Bolt visable to the right of the cameras on the center span, (keep the entrance stairs to your right). Have to say i missed it and my friend spotted it! Stunning views on one of the best days of the summer. Datum in the west end easy to find.

OS Datum, west end York Minister
Bolt at the top of the central tower

Good condition 2009-08-08 15:00 - TP4552 (Louven Howe)

FB Number: S4392   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

long slog in on track from the north west, views mostly obscured by the large forest to the east, however once past this there are good views towards the sea and Whitby. Inland its just wall to wall heather moorland, beautiful in its own way. Auxillary trig got at the same time, condition remains as reported before, 4 large cracks running the full lenght of the pipe.

Auxillary trig
The Trig point

Damaged 2009-08-08 15:00 - TP7930 (Louven Howe Aux 1)

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

logged at same time as nearby trig

Slightly damaged 2009-08-08 11:35 - TP4017 (Horcum)

FB Number: S6912   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

As others have stated, easy to get from the Hole of Horcum car park, slightly boggy around the trig itself.

Good condition 2009-08-05 16:30 - TP2051 (Catterick Moss)

FB Number: S4249   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

no plug...stunning views of Weardale and Bollihope Common...wonderful place to spend a late summer afternoon. For those interested in the Geology/mineralogy of Weardale west of the trig towards the cairn and just to the south is a fantastic example of a mineral vein outcropping at the surface (Slitt Vein).

Pawlaw Pike and Hawk Wood Burn

Good condition 2009-07-29 18:55 - TP5459 (Pit House Plantation)

FB Number: S4162   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

a damp day, still good views due west towards the windfarm and south where the dark stormy cloud base was at the level of the trig point.

Trig point with the view to the south of the dark rainy English summer!

Damaged 2009-07-25 11:45 - TP6838 (Westernhope Moor)

FB Number: S6752   Condition: Damaged   Score: 6/10

Poor views from the actual trig point due to plateau nature of the summit. Worth a vist to Carr Craggs almost due south of trip point. Northen end of the craggs have examples of cup marks which some think are bronze age rock art, further south are a collection of large millstones left insitu for some reason by the stonemasons. Much better views from the craggs of upper teesdale, crossfell, great and little dunn fells.

Cup Marks Carr Craggs

Good condition 2009-07-24 14:45 - TP7365 (Newcastle University)

FB Number: 12327   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

no longer surrounded by scaffolding, easy to find, directly opposite the new entrance to the RVI hospital.

Good condition 2009-07-24 12:35 - TP5394 (Penshaw Hill)

FB Number: S4124   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

lovely views all round...lots of kids with grandparents and the occassional Japanese tourist.

Damaged 2009-07-24 12:15 - TP3663 (Hasting Hill)

FB Number: S4093   Condition: Damaged   Score: 7/10

modern art insitu on the pillar!...lovely views from the coast of Sunderland to the distant pennines of the A19!

Good condition 2009-07-24 10:35 - TP5268 (Oxen Law)

FB Number: S4107   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

good views all round...distant chatter from cyclists on the C2C route which passes nearby.

Good condition 2009-07-04 15:35 - TP6926 (Whorley Resr)

FB Number: S4324   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2009-07-04 15:15 - TP2446 (Cote Hill)

FB Number: S4312   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

Good condition 2009-07-04 15:00 - TP7222 (Forcett)

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

Good condition 2009-07-04 14:40 - TP7385 (Richmond)

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

Good condition 2009-07-04 10:40 - TP1110 (Beacon Hill South)

FB Number: S4323   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good condition 2009-07-04 10:40 - TP8890 (Beacon Hill South Beacon)

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

Retrospective log in June 2012. Visited when doing the trig on a work trip

Good condition 2009-06-13 15:30 - TP4431 (Lintzgarth Common)

FB Number: S6630   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

good view of the off road section of the C2C cycle way over blotslaw...masses of bird life, curlew, lapwing, others i'm not so sure about!

Good condition 2009-06-13 13:30 - TP2865 (Dry Rigg)

FB Number: S6766   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Heather bash and very wet in places underfoot.

Good condition 2009-06-13 12:15 - TP1526 (Bolts Law Hunstanworth)

FB Number: S6705   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

lovely views in all direction, lots of industrial archaeology to be seen. Trig situated next to a large currick.

Good condition 2009-06-13 11:15 - TP2625 (Crow Coal Hill)

FB Number: S6627   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good condition, cap insitu, masses of curlews.

Slightly damaged 2009-05-29 14:00 - TP3607 (Hard Hill)

FB Number: 10791   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 9/10

Crossed from little dunn fell on the way back from cross fell. Hard slog across boggy land and peat haggs. Views stunning, weather just about perfect. Trig is damaged around the top and the plug is missing.

Trig with Great Dunn Fell in the background

Good condition 2009-05-29 12:35 - TP0695 (Cross Fell)

FB Number: 2979   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

walked up from the sheep fold on the road from knock to the radar station. Glorious day, minimal cloud, minimal wind. Condition of the pillar looked good to me.

Good condition 2009-05-29 10:35 - TP7459 (Green Fell)

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

got this on the way to Cross Fell and Hard Hill.

Good condition 2009-05-26 17:50 - TP3137 (Fellhouse Fell)

FB Number: S6486   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

Good condition 2009-05-26 17:25 - TP1848 (Cairn End)

FB Number: S6441   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

guessing it would have been nicer if i wasn't being pelted with hail!

Good condition 2009-05-24 17:10 - TP7466 (Iron Band)

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

found the old fashioned way with map and eyes, tho i think luck had a large part to play.

Slightly damaged 2009-05-24 12:20 - TP4990 (Musgrave Scar)

FB Number: 10815   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

Damage at the base. Surrounded by limestone pavement.

Wild Boar Fell in the back ground

Good condition 2009-05-24 09:30 - TP6459 (Thorny Gale)

FB Number: 10813   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

good condition, cap insitu, gorgeous views of lakeland fells and howgills

Good condition 2009-05-22 16:00 - TP3432 (Grange Farm)

FB Number: S4104   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

tucked in the corner over a low stone wall next to the road.

Good condition 2009-05-13 12:45 - TP6442 (Thistle Green)

FB Number: 10807   Condition: Good   Score: 9/10

Stunning views of teesdale and the pennine escarpement...windy but beautiful sunshine...spring gentians in full bloom

Trig point, Trig point with cross fell, great and little dunn fells in the background

Good condition 2009-04-18 15:45 - TP3188 (Five Pikes)

FB Number: S4250   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

No cap present. Gorgeous view to the west of Bollihope Common, for the best views walk to the currick NW of the trig.

Good condition 2009-04-18 15:00 - TP5442 (Pikestone Fell)

FB Number: S4236   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

no cap present

Good condition 2009-04-16 16:50 - TP3930 (Hillingdon Farm)

FB Number: S4284   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

no plug

Good condition 2009-04-16 16:30 - TP4929 (Moss Mire)

FB Number: S4282   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

should have been lovely view but weather poor

Good condition 2009-04-16 13:40 - TP7049 (Woodland)

FB Number: S4310   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

concrete plug insitu...a bit boggy from the road to the trig

Good condition 2009-04-16 13:30 - TP4697 (Mayland Lea Farm)

FB Number: S4233   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

easy to find, park the car and jump over the wall! plug

Good condition 2009-04-16 13:08 - TP4268 (Knitsley Fell)

FB Number: S4251   Condition: Good   Score: 5/10

easy walk from the road..terrified a graylag goose on a nest in the heather

Graylag nest nest minus goose

Good condition 2009-04-12 10:05 - TP5798 (Sand Edge Common)

FB Number: S4248   Condition: Good   Score: 6/10

glorious day, beautiful clear views all the way over to Collier Law

Trig with mast at Collier Law in the background

Good condition 2009-03-21 14:00 - TP0513 (Wolsingham)

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


Slightly damaged 2009-03-18 16:00 - TP4193 (Killhope Law)

FB Number: S6664   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 7/10

damage both at the base of the pillar and around the top. Cap missing.

damage visible top and bottom

Slightly damaged 2009-03-18 15:00 - TP3479 (Green Hill)

FB Number: S6658   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

easy walk up a bridle path, wet bog the last 30 meters


Slightly damaged 2009-03-18 12:30 - TP7015 (Wolfcleugh Common)

FB Number: S6364   Condition: Slightly damaged   Score: 6/10

very wet tramp across the moor to get to this trigpoint

damage around the top of the pillar visible

Good condition 2009-03-07 20:24 - TP2353 (Collier Law)

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


Good condition 2009-03-06 15:15 - TP4025 (Horseshoe Hill)

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

Good condition 2009-01-03 13:00 - TP1783 (Burnhope Seat)

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

frozen solid and stunning clear time of the year to do this mud all bogs frozen

Good condition 2009-01-03 11:00 - TP2341 (Coldberry End)

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

trigpoint with currick in the background

Good condition 2008-12-29 13:00 - TP1415 (Black Hill)

FB Number: S6722   Condition: Good   Score: 7/10

Good condition 2008-12-29 11:00 - TP3138 (Fendrith Hill)

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

fendrith hill on a very cold misty day ©sheepsocks

Good condition 2008-12-19 14:00 - TP5589 (Raven Seat)

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

Good condition 2008-11-30 11:43 - TP1523 (Bollihope Carrs)

FB Number: S6631   Condition: Good   Score: 8/10

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