|OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW|
|Trig Name||Original Name||New Name||EASTING||NORTHING||HEIGHT||ORDER||TYPE OF MARK||Computing Date||CLASS OF LEVELLING||Date of Levelling||LEVELLING DATUM||DESTROYED MARK INDICATOR||COMMENTS|
|Herma Ness||HU46/H101||HU46H101||460648.54||1217662.96||0.000||4||BOLT||01/06/1961||0||1||Dest 5/79|
There are 5 photos for this trigpoint (view album).
Is ranked joint 4878th with 122 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.67/10 (from 3 logged visits)
Was First logged: 2nd Oct 2012
Has never been found intact
Was Last logged: 12th May 2018
Of the 3 logged visits,
1 recorded a location
The error was 2m
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12th May 2018 20:00 by Triggers
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Inaccessible Score: 5/10
rspb asking to stay away from summit at moment. as it's destroyed easy to obey. followed path on edge of plateaux
29th May 2013 14:00 by dugswell2
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Destroyed Score: 5/10
Happy to agree with Ed then continued on a lovely coastal walk bagging 5 more Tumps with Tricky Speirs.
2nd Oct 2012 16:00 by edfielden
Gridref: HP 60646 17664 FB Number: Not logged Condition: Destroyed Score: 7/10
I parked at the parking area near the visitor centre for the Herma Ness RSPB reserve and walked north along the gravel path as far as Winnaswarta Dale. The main path changes to grass and turns west but I then immediately branched off onto another path leading north across the boggy moorland (with occasional wooden 'bridges') up to the top of Hermaness Hill. About 100m beyond the summit is where the bolt once rested. Now there is an assortment of small rocks and damaged small concrete bases with metal lashing points. About 15m SW is an overgrown circular arrangement of stones. OS database lists the bolt as "Destroyed 5/79". However the site is a haven for birds (bonxies abound) and has great views of Muckle Flugga lighthouse (TP9642), Out Stack and Saxa Vord (TP5826).
Herma Ness - location Looking NNE towards Muckle Flugga and Out Stack ©edfielden
Herma Ness - location Looking N; bits of concrete, stone and metal debris ©edfielden
Herma Ness - view SW Ronas Hill in background ©edfielden
Herma Ness - missing bolt pose! Looking N towards Muckle Flugga and Out Stack ©edfielden
View of Saxa Vord Looking ESE ©edfielden