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TP1036 - Barmekin Hill
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OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Barmekin HillNO89/T4NO89T004372615.95807145.91274.8413PILLAR01/06/1950101/06/1968N0

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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 2425th with 22 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.36/10 (from 11 logged visits)
Was First logged: 5th Jun 2002
Was Last logged: 24th Oct 2019

Of the 11 logged visits,
2 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 4m
The average error was 4m
The closest was 4m

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Good condition 24th Oct 2019  15:33  by BigJ

Gridref: NJ 72620 07147   FB Number: S5255  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Lovely walk up from the south. Great Autumn colours and extensive views. With Nozzer.


Good condition 24th Oct 2019  15:31  by nozzer

Gridref: NJ 72616 07150   FB Number: S5255  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Good condition 28th Jan 2018  15:13  by mcbboyd

FB Number: S5255  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Did the walk around Dunecht Estate and up the hill as detailed on Walkhighlands. Nice clear January day.

Good condition 20th Jan 2018  12:19  by Sandrax2

FB Number: S5255  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Good condition 30th Jun 2017  17:15  by thejackrustles

FB Number: S5255  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Really hoping to find easy path from South mentioned in previous log! No such luck which meant battling in ferns and blaeberry bushes, tough! Of course I found the track on the way back!

Barmekin Hill selfie ©thejackrustles
Barmekin Hill collage

Good condition 5th Apr 2017  08:32  by vgiorgio

FB Number: S5255  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Not Logged 4th Mar 2010  14:00  by egtonio

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

Not Logged 26th May 2007  12:11  by thehaggishunter

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

Came up to place a cache


Good condition 6th Apr 2007  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S5255  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

vgc, metal cap, shallow letters, grassed ?tumulus, heather summit, fine view.

Good condition 9th Mar 2007  12:00  by iainmac

FB Number: S5255  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Easy path up to trig from track at S of hill.


Good condition 5th Jun 2002  13:02  by Clochandighter

FB Number: S5255  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

HISTORY: Pillar completed 22nd April 1949 costing 11.2s.9d. Computed as tertiary triangulation station NO89/4 within the Aberdeen secondary block during 1950. Levelled for height to Class 1 precision tertiary standards in 1968. Last maintained by the OS in May 1989. SITE VISIT: Easily reached on foot from Dunecht. Hilltop trig, lots of heather to climb through. Trig pillar in good condition. Spider retains OS centre cap with shallow engraved lettering. Flush bracket faces south west. Long open views in most directions.

S5255 - Barmekin Hill pillar & FB.

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