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TP1078 - Batchley Farm
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OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Batchley FarmSO45/T5SO45T005359898.57257301.890.0003OLD TRIG01/06/195400
Batchley FarmSO45/T5SO45T005359898.66257391.20252.7883PILLAR01/06/1954101/09/1959N0

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There are 19 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 17545th with 159 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 4.25/10 (from 24 logged visits)
Was First logged: 30th Apr 1983
Was Last logged: 31st Mar 2019

Of the 24 logged visits,
7 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 134m
The average error was 28m
The closest was 7m

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Selection of photos for this Pillar.

Batchley Farm

Flush Bracket
Trig Point
Taken by Mum as she didn\'t want to step over the fence
By dpeberdy

By asbown
By iainmac
See 12 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Good condition 31st Mar 2019  14:08  by paulxtr

FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Walked in from W.

Batchley Farm ©paulxtr

Good condition 26th Jan 2018  00:00  by Rupertal

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

Good condition 21st Oct 2017  16:40  by Pritch227

FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

same as others,hopped over fence,up the field into the copse,trig well hidden in brambles


Good condition 21st Oct 2017  16:40  by WuzzerL

FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 22nd Aug 2017  08:57  by G1ANQ

FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Cycled up road to farm from A44. Then followed hedge by grassy patch. Climbed over barbwire fence and ripped joggers on it. Its in a bit of a copse so no views.

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Trig Point

Good condition 12th Mar 2017  12:40  by Dusty

FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Flush Bracket

Good condition 15th Dec 2015  10:43  by Garth Fenton

Gridref: SO 59894 57402   FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 0/10

cebtre missing. Followed the fence line from opposite Westington Hall, pillar at the top of the field, final approch through the brambles

Good condition 2nd Aug 2015  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: SO 59902 57398   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Now fenced off in bramble infested copse. Access from S at spot height 249

Good condition 2nd Mar 2012  10:04  by THE CYCLIST

FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

In woods to left just off private driveway

Good condition 9th May 2010  14:30  by Father Ted

FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

The trig was easy enough to find with a gps. I too loved the old treshing machine nearby. On walking back to te main road a lady stopped in a Land Rover. I think she owned the farm but was pleasant enough and described how quote a lot of trig pointers had popped by over the years each with their different habits of bagging trigs. One lady insisted on walking around the trig point before claiming she had visited it properly. She even talked about painting it white to make it easier for us to spot.

Good condition 7th Apr 2010  13:52  by dpeberdy

FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

Spotted on the TomTom display from the downloaded POI. Not a great trig - off to the left of the farm drive and in a hedge with another fence before it. The trigs only saving grace was that between the track and it was an old threshing machine! Me, Mum. 252m

Taken by Mum as she didn\'t want to step over the fence In a short while, with undergrowth, this will become really hard to see!

Good condition 5th May 2009  17:15  by Aye Jimmy

Gridref: SO 59902 57399   FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

In trees and undergrowth at edge of field. Farm junk in nearby yard. An erstwhile Marilyn - Grendon Green.

Batchley Farm The trig.
Batchley Farm Top, cap with deeply indented letters.
Batchley Farm The FB.

Good condition 17th Jan 2009  15:30  by asbown

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

parked next to water tower and a quick nip over very wet grass, would be very difficult to spot from this side in the summer with the trees.

Good condition 27th Jul 2008  12:52  by lonesome_cowboy_burt

FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Parked on minor road to the west, then walked back along A44 and up drive. Trig hard to spot in summer vegetation, but the wire at the north end of the coppice is easy to cross.

Good condition 26th Jun 2005  14:25  by rhayader_wanderer

FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Now well protected by nettles and an oilseed rape field if approaching from the NW still nice start for what will be a long day

Good condition 25th Mar 2005  17:50  by fasgadh

Gridref: SO 59908 57376   FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Easy one, a quick hop off the farm drive. Changes since the map include a new shelterbelt that hides the pillar in the original hedgerow. Views westward only. Intact and good condition. Number contiguous with the lost Bromyard pillar. Bit of a fright when somewhing fell in the farmyard without obvious cause. The watertower was a well remembered landmark, but is now hidden by trees - marilyn baggers should still visit, as the summit is higher than the trig so may equal Hegdon, but Hegdon's trig is not the summit either. We have bought several tractors from near here.

Batchley Farm Metal
Batchley Farm

Good condition 19th Mar 2005  12:00  by iainmac

FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 2/10

Revisited to photograph.


Good condition 8th Mar 2005  19:05  by Glaslyn

Gridref: SO 59800 57300   FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Access not too bad off the lane,very muddy,reasonable views on the walk {200m}to the pillar but very limited from pillar which is within a small covert.

Quite well hidden even close up or maybe the photography is bad!

Good condition 23rd Jan 2005  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

vgc, metal cap deep letters, in small copse, on E side of hedgebank

Good condition 16th Jan 2005  14:00  by desperate dan

FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

Flat topped hill, on the original list of Marilyns, replaced later by Lower Hegden to south. Pillar now on edge of strip of wood near water tower. Views mainly obscured.

Good condition 29th Jun 2004  11:25  by Lathama

Gridref: SO 59900 57400   FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 2/10

An unusually high flush bracket number for this area! The pillar is situated in a small overgrown copse just off a farm entrance road on the A44 so it's hard to get at. The plug is all intact with indented lettering and one new rivet. There are traces of white paint on all faces. The concrete base is exposed on the east face. You can get some views eastwards through the trees but can't see anything in any other direction. Views may be better in winter.

Good condition 29th Aug 1998  13:15  by arranc

Gridref: SO 59900 57400   FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 8th Feb 1997  12:00  by iainmac

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

Done as it was thought to be a Marilyn before being superceded by Hegdon Hill.

Good condition 30th Apr 1983  00:00  by RogerTempleman

FB Number: S7962  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

White pillar in hedge near farm, with FB on the farm side of a barbed wire fence, which necessitated a bit of crawling to get the number.

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