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TP10408 - Ander Hill Tower
 
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Condition :
Possibly missing Possibly missing
Current use :
none
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP10408
County :
Shetland

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Ander Hill TwrHU46/T44HU46T044452416.461141539.220.0003RIVET01/06/196100

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There are 9 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 6530th with 72 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.33/10 (from 6 logged visits)
Was First logged: 16th Sep 2012
Has never been found intact
Was Last logged: 19th Aug 2018

Of the 6 logged visits,
1 recorded a location

The error was 7m

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Logged Visits:

Possibly missing 19th Aug 2018  14:16  by jonglew

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Possibly missing  Score: 7/10

Scaled internal wall corner towards an opening giving access to the 'porch' roof, but decided discretion the better part of valour and descended before falling! ***Revisited 23 Aug 2018 with an extendable ladder and gained roof access. No sign of the rivet on either the lower or upper roof sections, or the parapet. Lower roof is in a poor condition; upper roof possibly been re-roofed in past 20-30 years.

The Structure TP10408©jonglew
Internal attack point. Upper window the target TP10408©jonglew
23rd return: ladder helped... a bit TP10408©jonglew
23rd return: lower roof secton TP10408©jonglew
23rd return: upper roof section TP10408©jonglew


Inaccessible 16th Aug 2015  10:54  by Bourne

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


Inaccessible 28th May 2013  14:16  by peregrinus

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

Walked round tower, gps pointing at building the whole time. Could maybe have got up but not down again. Straight up from Noss ferry.


Inaccessible 25th May 2013  09:55  by dugswell2

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

A great location but unable to climb tower so inaccessible or missing.


Inaccessible 10th Oct 2012  14:45  by dmwhite

Gridref: HU 52418 41532   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Inaccessible  Score: 7/10

Rivet not found, looked round outside as well in case but could see nothing. Beautiful views though.


Inaccessible 16th Sep 2012  17:52  by edfielden

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

Rivet is most likely on roof of Ander Hill Tower. I parked just off the road about 650m SSW of the tower (at HU 5222 4090) and lugged my 2.6m telescopic ladder up the 84m ascent to the top of the hill only to find it would not reach the lower roof from where it may have been possible to access the higher level roof to see the rivet. I had a look round outside as well just in case but could see nothing obviously OS. It's at times like this I wish I had a toy helicopter with a camera on it! Great view of Noss and Aith Ness from here though.

Ander Hill Tower Looking NE ©edfielden
Ander Hill Tower Showing ladder that doesn't quite reach! ©edfielden
View over Noss ©edfielden
View NNW Looking over Aith Ness ©edfielden



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