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TP1326 - Bentley
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OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
BentleySP38/7SP38S007427145.92294485.67161.6683PILLAR01/06/1943101/05/1964N1Revalued 0288

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There are 22 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 13260th with 47 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.00/10 (from 30 logged visits)
Was First logged: 27th Sep 2003
Was Last logged: 26th Jan 2019

Of the 30 logged visits,
13 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 101m
The average error was 35m
1 was exact

Bentley Park Wood Bentley Park Wood Lathama Lathama CURRYSCRIM CURRYSCRIM rams rams tomytucker tomytucker Glaslyn Glaslyn descarte1 descarte1 Mickandkim Mickandkim trig-man trig-man Whats the Point Whats the Point arranc arranc CJO CJO caroleengel caroleengel g4wsb g4wsb Bentley Bentley [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

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Selection of photos for this Pillar.




View of pillar from the edge of the field
By Alancache

See 16 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Slightly damaged 26th Jan 2019  13:54  by Pritch227

FB Number: S2379  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10


Unreachable but visible 29th Apr 2018  13:25  by Phil Clayton

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Unreachable but visible  Score: 5/10

7th of 8 today. Pulled up in muddy field entrance from where it was visible a couple of hundred yards away. New crop + muddy field + my wife phoning to say her conference was about to finish so could I pick her up, meant I gave it a miss.

Slightly damaged 30th Mar 2017  13:23  by g4wsb

Gridref: SP 27148 94491   FB Number: S2379  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Parking on right next to fide entrance walk along hedge and follow tractor track to pillar.Slight cracking.


Slightly damaged 5th Jan 2017  14:25  by Alancache

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 4/10

I didn't like to walk across the field, so I just looked from the edge

View of pillar from the edge of the field

Good condition 21st Sep 2016  18:39  by vegibagger

FB Number: S2379  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

cap still in place ...middle of field of young beet plants

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Slightly damaged 26th May 2014  21:10  by Father Ted

FB Number: S2379  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

A revisit to convert a blue face onto a happy yellow one.

Good condition 18th Dec 2013  13:30  by rams

Gridref: SP 27100 94400   FB Number: 2379  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 18th Dec 2013  12:40  by tomytucker

Gridref: SP 27200 94400   FB Number: 2379  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

3rd of 3 today cold and windy;restricted views not much to see all todays trigs were easay to get to

Damaged 16th Mar 2013  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: SP 27146 94490   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Damaged  Score: 5/10

Slightly damaged 28th Oct 2012  14:15  by CJO

Gridref: SP 27148 94487   FB Number: S2379  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

last years cereal crop has young rape plants already growing. possible to access along tractor tramlines, very sticky mud. Pillar on a concrete plinth.


Damaged 10th Nov 2011  13:55  by trig-man

Gridref: SP 27151 94483   FB Number: S2379  Condition: Damaged  Score: 5/10

No one around old farm but got a bit nervous when I heard dogs starting to bark in the distance. So turned out to be a quick dash

Damaged 1st Nov 2011  13:40  by arranc

Gridref: SP 27146 94488   FB Number: S2379  Condition: Damaged  Score: 5/10

Damaged 24th Oct 2011  14:09  by Whats the Point

Gridref: SP 27147 94487   FB Number: S2379  Condition: Damaged  Score: 6/10

Walked from Bentley Park Wood – cereal crop only a few inches high with dry ground – better views than expected. Continued along tractor tracks east to the lane junction and past Lloyds coppice back to the car parked opposite the Horse and Jockey which unfortunately wasn’t open.


Slightly damaged 2nd Apr 2011  12:25  by dal

FB Number: S2379  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Middle of field. Intact cap. Some cracking, not quite so obvious having been painted.

Damaged 26th Mar 2011  12:50  by sven

FB Number: S2379  Condition: Damaged  Score: 6/10

A trig to visit in Spring without a crop and when it's dry. Parked in farm gate access as the farm is unoccupied at the moment. Surprising views even with mistiness

An unremarkable TP visible from the road

Damaged 13th Mar 2011  14:00  by Mickandkim

Gridref: SP 27146 94486   FB Number: S2379  Condition: Damaged  Score: 5/10

Car GPS put us in wrong field Parked at entrance to farm but nobody living there followed tractor lines to trig

Slightly damaged 26th Feb 2011  12:03  by descarte1

Gridref: SP 27145 94484   FB Number: S2379  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Pillar in good condition other than cracking. Can't establish the seriousness of these with the new paint job, but there are several networks across the faces. FB faces north-ish with the south-ish sighthole open only. Cap present with sunken lettering. Nice expansive views north. Asked permission at the Pheasantry. No problems over the claggy, but only just planted field.

Good condition 8th Oct 2009  12:32  by Garth Fenton

FB Number: S2379  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Slightly damaged 24th Sep 2009  07:14  by Lone Walker

FB Number: S2379  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Bagged on the way to a meeting in Coventry. In business suit and boots I must have looked a proper sight. Had my fake OS ID card in case I was approached by Farmer Palmer ;) Some cracks to most faces, but spider intact which is always a bonus.

Unreachable but visible 18th Apr 2009  16:41  by Bourne

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Unreachable but visible  Score: 5/10

Farmer blocked access, viewed from road

Damaged 23rd May 2008  13:10  by asbown

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

parked in what looked like a disused barn\\house on the main road and a quick nip over the field, hesitated a bit before going to the trig,you can be seen all the way from the house next to the disused 1 and for some reason feel a bit uneasy but got there and back no problem.

Damaged 17th Mar 2008  14:35  by CURRYSCRIM

Gridref: SP 27100 94400   FB Number: S2379  Condition: Damaged  Score: 5/10

Quite a few cracks on all faces, quite good views. I parked in Hurley lane on a pull in on bend visible from B4116. Walked back to and along main road, TP easily seen just past farm.Field was muddy so boots advised.

Damaged 22nd Jan 2008  14:25  by SlainteJimmy

FB Number: S2379  Condition: Damaged  Score: 5/10

Cracks up every face, exposed to the elements in the middle of open field. E sighting open.

Shame about the cracks.. the poor wee lad is very exposed.

Damaged 10th Aug 2007  15:07  by THE CYCLIST

FB Number: S2379  Condition: Damaged  Score: 5/10

2nd visit - crop now harvested- walk over stubble.

Damaged 3rd Dec 2005  14:00  by Glaslyn

Gridref: SP 27100 94500   FB Number: S2379  Condition: Damaged  Score: 5/10

This one has suffered a bit i think ,numerous cracks on most faces.Park on road just before farm,stubble field so no problems at this time of year,ok views.


Slightly damaged 29th Apr 2005  18:51  by rhayader_wanderer

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 4/10

Cracks all over the place now a cerea fied with no easy line to get to the trig parking also limited used a gateway about 100m from the farm away from atherstone but little else

Slightly damaged 5th Dec 2004  12:00  by mickandshane

FB Number: S2379  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Crops still coming through but I tried to walk between the rows of what looked like beet or something similar (still very small) - in case I was spotted from the farm which is close by. There is still evidence of the blue paint, plug with indented lettering.

Unreachable but visible 30th Oct 2004  13:00  by Father Ted

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Unreachable but visible  Score: 3/10

Last trig of the day but disappointing in that I could not get to the trig as winter crops were just coming through and the field sodden. I took my photo from afar.

Bentley Trig Point

Slightly damaged 1st May 2004  14:05  by Lathama

Gridref: SP 27100 94400   FB Number: S2379  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Right in the middle of a huge field of late-sown broad beans but easy access off B4116. Although you can still see a bit of white paint, this pillar has been painted steel blue and there is quite a bit of that colour left. The top is intact with the original plug but three of the faces are badly cracked; only the east face is clear of cracking. There is a very substantial concrete base about 4 foot square. Good views westwards.

Damaged 27th Sep 2003  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S2379  Condition: Damaged  Score: 5/10

metal cap shallow letters; pillar has network of deep cracks

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