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TP1553 - Box Hill
 
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Type :
Condition :
Slightly damaged Slightly damaged
Flush Bracket :
S3358
OSGB36 Station :
TQ47/T183
Current use :
none
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP1553
County :
Surrey
Nearest town :
DORKING

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Box HillTQ47/T183TQ47T183517971.06151163.16171.9683PILLAR01/06/1945101/01/1964N0

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There are 99 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 1271st with 16 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.74/10 (from 125 logged visits)
Was First logged: 1st Jun 1977
Was Last logged: 8th Aug 2018

Of the 125 logged visits,
30 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 499994m
The average error was 16676m
6 were exact

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Good condition 8th Aug 2018  09:00  by mountainwanderer

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Easy to find. Drove up Zig Zag Road and parked in National Trust car park at the top. (Pay and display parking unless national trust member). Lovely view and before 9am it was very quiet.

©mountainwanderer


Slightly damaged 26th Jun 2018  00:00  by rwilson121

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Box Hill trigpoint ©rwilson121


Slightly damaged 24th Jun 2018  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: TQ 17971 51172   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Approach road from north - Zig Zag Road - so busy with cyclists thought a race was on


Slightly damaged 21st Jan 2018  15:00  by Eclipse

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Found whilst doing the Winter Tanners


Slightly damaged 19th Nov 2017  13:50  by Ben Fogerty

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Nice view, but very busy

Box Hill trig


Slightly damaged 8th Oct 2017  15:11  by M0YMA

Gridref: TQ 17973 51166   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 9/10

Excellent views... popular location Pillar has signs of cracking


Slightly damaged 22nd Aug 2017  16:58  by thejackrustles

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Bagged as YSM0171 Box Hill. Another easy bag in a great and popular spot with brilliant views, sure I've been here before but couldn't recall it. A brilliant but as usual exhausting trip which came at just the right time for me and really helped, thanks McGarry for the guided tour today! Totals: YOSMS: 58 woo hoo Extras: FBMs: TBC Trigpoints - TBC Surface Blocks -TBC Intersected Stations - TBC #9 day#5 - last one of the trip, now off to Gatwick Total day#4 #13 Total day#3 #12 Total day#2 #11 Total day#1 #13

Box Hill selfie ©thejackrustles
Box Hill collage
Box Hill the view ©thejackrustles
Box Hill and damage


Slightly damaged 6th Aug 2017  14:00  by dbattyman

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10


Good condition 29th Jul 2017  11:45  by Trevor

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Box Hill on 29 July 2017


Slightly damaged 23rd Jul 2017  13:50  by The Reverend

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10


Good condition 3rd Jul 2017  14:50  by lost!

Gridref: TQ 17972 51171   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Passing by on a walk around Box Hill with the wife.


Slightly damaged 17th Jun 2017  22:22  by David Matheson

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10


Slightly damaged 22nd May 2017  12:00  by Houlie

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Found whilst on recce of the hills in the Prudential London 100 cycle sportive in July.


Slightly damaged 16th Apr 2017  18:49  by Hammer66

Gridref: TQ 17970 51160   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 9/10

Amazing views from up here!

TP1553 Box Hill - pillar
TP1553 Box Hill - flush bracket


Not Logged 19th Mar 2017  10:58  by meandmymum

Gridref: TQ 17900 51100   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 6/10


Good condition 30th Dec 2016  00:00  by Lala-V

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Usually good views from this one. foggy today. good condition


Slightly damaged 21st Dec 2016  17:46  by RichardM

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Winter solstice and great views of the lights of Dorking. Along the ridge from the high point by the water tower a couple of miles to the E. Significant crack below FB and chunk out of edge but otherwise well cared for. Now for the stepping stones - hope they are dry.


Slightly damaged 24th Jul 2016  11:27  by gerryu2

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

What a stunning viewpoint. The views are amazing. A very busy spot. Cheers


Damaged 18th Jun 2016  17:20  by Cipollini

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Damaged  Score: 6/10

Bagged the easy way from Box Hill Car Park with Mrs C in tow. One day I will convert her. Plenty of people about on a dull grey aftenoon. Large chunk missing at bottom, asphalt plug, but extensive views to South.

Box Hill TP Looking SE
Box Hill TP Looking SW
Box Hill TP FB ©Cipollini


Slightly damaged 6th Apr 2016  12:14  by Crazy

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Enjoyed a slow muddy walk from Box Hill Village along the NDW to the viewpoint. Top class hill for rolling down when it's dry which after we had lunch ceased to be the case. Went downhill and Extra Shorty managed to half fall off the stepping stones into the River Mole which was running fast and rising over the stones while we were there. Luckily he didn't go in fully and avoided me having to go into rescue mode, but had to walk back with soaking trousers.


Damaged 17th Mar 2016  14:00  by Thejenkies

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Damaged  Score: 5/10

Parked at the nearby NT car park and short walk to Pillar. Pillar is damaged with big chunk out of the bottom. Fairly busy here today and people must have wondered what I was doing ...taking readings and photos. Great views to be had.

Damaged pillar at Box Hill ©Thejenkies
Box Hill Pillar FB ©Thejenkies
View from Box Hill pillar ©Thejenkies


Good condition 19th Jan 2016  09:37  by Martinthebald

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Damaged 29th Dec 2015  11:48  by jonglew

Gridref: TQ 17973 51165   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Damaged  Score: 6/10

Pillar sighted below a toposcope (of sorts). Has a fair chunk of concrete missing from one vertical corner and a substantial horizontal crack below the FB extending round to the sides. Suggest this is more than just 'Slightly Damaged'. BSM-style FB; cap missing, asphalt plug; RHS sight hole open, LHD plug degrading. Nice views.

Pillar TP1553©jonglew
Pillar showing damage TP1553©jonglew
Spider TP1553©jonglew
Flush Bracket TP1553©jonglew


Damaged 17th Dec 2015  14:00  by orlando rat

Gridref: TQ 17971 51163   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Damaged  Score: 5/10

No views today, area covered in fog.

Box Hill


Good condition 31st Aug 2015  09:19  by Pir8sOld&New

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

[Logging at later date, backlog of images and finds] First Trig of the day on way to Sussex open day. Sadly no views for me today but good condition pillar.

FB ©Pir8sOld&New
The View ©Pir8sOld&New


Not Logged 8th Aug 2015  14:29  by daz7095

Gridref: TQ 17976 51168   FB Number: BSM3358  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10


Slightly damaged 10th Jul 2015  18:15  by colincactus

Gridref: TQ 17973 51163   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 10/10

The SE corner of the pillar is damaged at the bottom. It looks like somebody has been hitting it with something heavy

View from Box Hill ©colincactus


Not Logged 22nd May 2015  16:11  by DesG

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


Slightly damaged 22nd May 2015  16:09  by DesG

Gridref: TQ 17973 51173   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Also logged as YSM171

Trig Point ©DesG
Flush Bracket ©DesG


Good condition 21st May 2015  17:13  by BRISTOLIAN

FB Number: 3358  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Travelled to Dover from Bristol for a Geocaching road trip and bagged 7 trigs along the way. This was the fourth. Easy to bag this one and wonderful panoramic views.

Mr K at trig. Usual trig pose.©BRISTOLIAN


Slightly damaged 6th May 2015  14:22  by dartmoor deliverer

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

windy showery day. this trig has been damaged on the side. beautiful views from here

the damaged Pillar ©dartmoor deliverer


Slightly damaged 6th May 2015  11:03  by Red.roaming

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

On our way from the Kent Mega events to stay with relatives in Sandhurst, before the long drive home to Devon. Managed to detour slightly to visit this trig point which although commands a wonderful view has been slightly damaged....

TP1553 RR at Box Hill trig point


Good condition 22nd Apr 2015  11:50  by G4TSQ

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

Parked in the National Trust car park and walked the 500 odd feet over to the trig point. The sun was shining so very busy here with folks admiring the views. Activated the trig for Worked All Britain amateur radio net.


Slightly damaged 5th Mar 2015  12:17  by Phil Clayton

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Visited during walk round Box Hill area. Been wanting to come here since O Level geography days!


Slightly damaged 18th Nov 2014  15:45  by baskerville bogtrotters

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 9/10

Quick visit to grab YOSM just as the sun was setting. Views pretty good today


Slightly damaged 31st Oct 2014  15:15  by Nekyram

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10


Slightly damaged 21st Aug 2014  15:15  by ocean soul

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Parked at Boxhurst to S and walked up ROWs to pillar .. Excellent views ..


Slightly damaged 7th Aug 2014  12:40  by swampysean

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Behind Harris Fencing, whilst the memorial is being renovated, for the Centenary of Box Hill being given to the National Trust.


Slightly damaged 7th Aug 2014  12:40  by craftinessa

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10


Slightly damaged 20th Mar 2014  00:00  by explorer_olway

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Found as YOSM 171. Managed to drive and park nearby before heading off to get the Trigpoint. Great views and worth the effort.

TP1553 ©explorer_olway
TP1553 ©explorer_olway


Slightly damaged 2nd Feb 2014  15:09  by MrDrem

Gridref: TQ 17976 51163   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10


Slightly damaged 21st Dec 2013  12:50  by dal

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Vile day but great view point.


Slightly damaged 31st Aug 2013  14:25  by MikeJenB

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10


Good condition 10th Aug 2013  10:11  by panniers

Gridref: TQ 17971 51163   FB Number: 3358  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10




Slightly damaged 4th May 2013  17:40  by lackofluke

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 9/10


Not Logged 15th Apr 2013  11:48  by panniers

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

©panniers


Slightly damaged 3rd Feb 2013  15:13  by theblack

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Visit while walking a section of the North Downs Way.


Not Logged 31st Jan 2013  13:15  by kezzykc

FB Number: 3358  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 8/10

great views and very nice hot choc in the cafe :=)


Slightly damaged 17th Dec 2012  14:37  by Malpas Wanderer

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Painted white, asphalt plug, chipped side, good views.


Slightly damaged 6th Oct 2012  15:03  by Mat Smith

Gridref: TQ 17974 51159   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10


Good condition 6th Oct 2012  14:00  by lgxkls

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Excellent views from the top today.


Not Logged 4th Aug 2012  14:00  by NightCrawler

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

A very special day

©NightCrawler


Good condition 11th Jul 2012  18:50  by gemini man

Gridref: TQ 17970 51170   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Visited whilst on North Downs Way. Looked in good condition.


Slightly damaged 4th Jun 2012  06:22  by rob godrer coed

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

On the 2012 LDWA games 100mile challange walk.


Not Logged 3rd Jun 2012  10:30  by melch

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


Slightly damaged 31st May 2012  19:15  by Lodgebarn

Gridref: YQ 17971 51169   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Fine views this evening and I walked up from the station which was a little more challenging! Not many people about so iit was nice and peaceful. Visited for the YOSM geocache and also did a few more caches while I was there.


Not Logged 31st May 2012  08:16  by johnjennison

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


Good condition 17th May 2012  09:30  by Dumfriesmike

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


Good condition 29th Mar 2012  13:29  by Tikal

FB Number: 3358  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Slightly damaged 10th Mar 2012  10:00  by Mickandkim

Gridref: TQ 17971 51163   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Easy walk from car park


Slightly damaged 11th Feb 2012  12:30  by DanTrig

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Circular from Wotton taking in Logmore Farm trig, Redlands Wood trig and Leith Hill Tower (and county top) and back, then drove to near Westhumble and walked another circular bagging Box Hill and Mickleham Down trig. Nice little viewpoint.


Not Logged 20th Jan 2012  12:15  by WhiteFriar

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


Good condition 2nd Jan 2012  12:00  by dellis1234

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Super views at a classic location. A Little to crowded for the purist


Slightly damaged 29th Oct 2011  12:23  by sven

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 9/10

Bagged as I passed on the warm up cycle lap ready for the Box Hill climb. Excellent views to the south over The Weald. Tempting to go for the County High Point but not enough time available. Score point deducted for the crowds.

As white as any that Garth Fenton has painted.


Slightly damaged 30th Aug 2011  16:30  by Border Peat

Gridref: TQ 17971 51163   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 9/10

Popular Spot great views

Easy walk down from car park S3358©Border Peat


Slightly damaged 30th Aug 2011  13:20  by cassandy

Gridref: TQ 17971 51163   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

The most amazing views from this trig! Absolutely brilliant!

Box Hill Trig ©cassandy
Flush Bracket
Views from the trig


Good condition 28th Aug 2011  06:24  by mel-ray

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

Logged visit and photo on geocaching.com as YSM171


Slightly damaged 5th Aug 2011  12:30  by GeoCotch

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Wonderful views, fairly busy up here today.


Slightly damaged 5th Aug 2011  12:30  by angelpick

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Nice find on a lunchtime trip to Box Hill. Pretty good views today.


©angelpick


Not Logged 22nd Mar 2011  10:00  by Malcolm

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 8/10


Slightly damaged 29th Jan 2011  18:20  by bluebeard

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10


Not Logged 12th Nov 2010  14:00  by captain gore-tex

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

Extensive views at night from here.

Trig by night ©captain gore-tex


Slightly damaged 26th Sep 2010  16:18  by dave-harris

FB Number: 3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10


Slightly damaged 23rd Jul 2010  19:50  by cmb1953

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 10/10


Slightly damaged 18th Jul 2010  15:50  by trigangel

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Perfect Weather, absolutely stunning views across to the South Downs. Very happy family atmosphere.


Slightly damaged 18th Jul 2010  15:46  by TrigBadger

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

©TrigBadger


Good condition 22nd Apr 2010  16:38  by Proper Cheddar

Gridref: TQ 17973 51166   FB Number: 3358  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Visited at end of Thames Downs Link. Clear day - very good views.


Slightly damaged 31st Jan 2010  17:11  by Glaslyn

Gridref: TQ 17970 51160   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Nice location,. Painted white.

©Glaslyn
©Glaslyn


Slightly damaged 10th Oct 2009  18:57  by hussyhill

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Bagged this while dropping relatives of to dinner at Denbies. There was a romantic couple sitting on the view point that kindly took our picture when asked. Dont suppose they were expecting a couple of Trig nuts to turn up in front of them, lol. Both thought we were mad as hatters for standing ontop of this thing, and even madder for going to Snowdon last week, but who cares, we love it! Pillar is damaged as previous logs say, was painted white. Nice view even at night looking over Surrey.

On Our Spot Not as high as Snowdon, but still on top of the world feeling .©hussyhill
The Trig Slightly damaged, painted white still.©hussyhill
The Flush Bracket Back to only 4 numbers from last weeks high of 5©hussyhill


Slightly damaged 7th Oct 2009  14:00  by DrDick&Vick

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

There is some damage to this T/Point which looks as if it is due to the popularity of the area with 'modern youngsters'. The views of Dorking and the surrounding areas is fantastic. Used to bring Army Cadets to this point, some years ago, to do some of their Map & Compass work.


Good condition 3rd Oct 2009  11:15  by Tigerfeet

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Stopped at Box Hill enroute to Exmoor for a week. Tourist hot spot, full of lycra clad cyclists, trig just a short walk from car park, good cafe here.

Box Hill Trig Point


Slightly damaged 2nd Sep 2009  13:14  by Griefmiester

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Second visit and log at this location - first was 4 years ago when there was no damage, looks like pointless vandalism, real shame - still a great location with amazing views over to the South Downs


Slightly damaged 7th Sep 2008  12:05  by Managra

FB Number: 3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Slightly damaged with a chunk missing; painted white with lovely views. We parked at the bikers' car park and walked from there, past the grave of the man who insisted on being buried headfirst. Tarmac plug

©Managra
©Managra
©Managra


Slightly damaged 23rd May 2008  14:25  by THE CYCLIST

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10


Slightly damaged 12th May 2008  17:10  by Lathama

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

A wonderful evening and great SE/S/SW views! Haven't been here since 1967! A large chunk of concrete has been knocked out of the SE side of the pillar at FB level. Ashphalt plug replacement. So white-painted you can see it for miles! Concrete base exposed at grass level all round. E sighthole open, others closed. Still a great spot after all these years!


Not Logged 30th Mar 2008  18:14  by LucyLocket10

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 8/10

Gorgeous sunny day and views from this spot. Enjoyed a few geocaches in the area too.


Slightly damaged 23rd Mar 2008  16:11  by senrabyar

Gridref: TQ 17968 51173   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

So many people - so didn't go through usual averaging of GPS position. A repeat visit having been here several times in my childhood. Incident of note during this visit: three wheeled pushchair lost its front wheel, which hurtled down the steep slope; an alert 8 y.o. some yards below heard the yells and managed to get in line and catch the wheel !!


Slightly damaged 14th Feb 2008  10:55  by WackyRaces

Gridref: TQ 17981 51155   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10


Slightly damaged 30th Dec 2007  12:15  by Trigpoint100

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Been here several times over the years but this is the one to log as we did it the hard way, part of an 11 mile walk from Dorking to Merstham as the next section of our NDW jaunt (I think this is the first trig on the NDW walking W-E from Farnham to Dover). A very long walk up from the bottom, but a beautiful clear, sunny and surprisingly warm day with great views south.


Slightly damaged 28th Oct 2007  14:34  by dpeberdy

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Simple walk from the near by parking but a good spot with good views. 172m Me, Natasha

Me looking odd! Despite it being October, it was still proper shots walking weather. Rainy, but not too much.©dpeberdy


Damaged 26th Sep 2007  07:25  by Original Pickaxe

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Damaged  Score: 5/10

I made a real fist of this one , turning up witout the correct O/S and a memory from the site of a fella's tombstone marking the point where he was buried face down. I did the obvious and walked off in the direction of the large visitor centre and found an old disused fort and said tombetone but after much running around alas no Trig and no O/S to check it with. I went back to the car and drove a bit further along the road and then saw the viewpoint and success was mine there was the repainted Trig with a little bit of new graffiti and some spectacular views over Dorking. Some dodgepot Herbert must have gone equipped with a rather large sledge hammer to knock such a large chunk out of the Trig , a real shame. From a distance it looks like it's been the victim of a Shark attack and judging by other loggers photo's it must have happened in the last year or so. I wish I hadn't been so pushed for time it would have been a nice place to return with a decent set of binoculars. The Ordnance Survey website details a computing year of 1945 and the height is 171.968 metres (564.20 feet).

Trig ©Original Pickaxe
Trig View ©Original Pickaxe
Flush Bracket ©Original Pickaxe
Spider ©Original Pickaxe
Another Trig view ©Original Pickaxe
Box Hill visitor centre ©Original Pickaxe


Slightly damaged 10th Sep 2007  16:14  by daveyboy

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Fine views from an easily accessed pillar. Shame about the slight damage. I visited this site whilst working on the air traffic radio towers nearby.

S3358 Standing beside the pillar at Box Hill S3358 with the town of Dorking clear in the background.©daveyboy


Slightly damaged 28th Apr 2007  16:00  by Trigglets

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Cheated with this one, as we came by car. Pillar has a chunk out of it in one corner, as a result of vandalism we would suspect. There is also graffiti all over it, still the view is quite extensive.

©Trigglets


Slightly damaged 21st Apr 2007  13:15  by The Moor We Hunt...

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

A very popular area and the views are great. We enjoyed an 8 mile walk whilst Geocaching in the area. The trig has a large chunk missing on the front right corner and is sprayed with graffiti.

Box Hill Trigpoint ©The Moor We Hunt...


Slightly damaged 30th Dec 2006  14:00  by southside

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Visited Box Hill on a very wet and windy December day. Sad to see damage to one of the corners with a chunk taken out and graffiti sprayed on the top.

Damage to the side of the trig point
View from Box Hill and trig point ©southside


Good condition 7th Oct 2006  12:43  by IgnoredAmbience

Gridref: TQ 17973 51168   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Altitude: 169m on GPS Great views, found whilst up here caching.


Slightly damaged 25th Sep 2006  20:00  by vw_keychain

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Discovered with Rangerchuk whilst geocaching, although I have visited this point since childhood. Great views!

Box Hill View from near the Trigpoint.©vw_keychain


Good condition 12th Sep 2006  14:16  by Barney Wol

Gridref: TQ 17970 51171   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Stumbled on this while visiting the well-known beauty spot - now there's a bonus! Just over four hundred yards north-west along the path at TQ1765051406 is the grave of Major Peter Labelliere, an eccentric local resident, who requested he be buried there head down!

Trig point in context Trig point just below the Box Hill beauty spot viewing platform
Peter Labelliere's headstone


Good condition 29th Jul 2006  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

vgc, S above nums. Popular viewpoint.


Good condition 25th Jul 2006  16:00  by rhayader_wanderer

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

How nice a free members car park little more of my family membership repaid to me. Great views and for the SE a nice twisty road. Lots of other people around though


Good condition 16th Jul 2006  14:42  by Dodders

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Fabulous views from this trigpoint, certainly well worth a visit. Rather than driving to the pillar's nearby car park, we walked from the more distant Whitehill car park and enjoyed a lovely walk through the woodland - much nicer! Trigpoint in generally good condition.

©Dodders
©Dodders


Good condition 16th Jul 2006  14:42  by AnnRACS

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Great walk along an NT footpath through woods. Quite challenging hill. Opened up into a recreation area with a fantastic view point. Unfortunately someone was enjoying the view by leaning on the pillar so had to wait for him to move on.


Good condition 28th Jun 2006  12:45  by Shamus

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

It is nice to see one in white for a change. The trig is in good condition and well looked after.

©Shamus
©Shamus


Good condition 11th Jun 2006  11:38  by Trigger

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 18th Feb 2006  12:18  by Orchards Finest

Gridref: TQ 17971 51163   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Slightly hazy views today. Pillar painted white with tarmac plug. GPSr gave elevation 181m.

Box Hill Flush Bracket There is the 'S' - hiding between the 'B' and the 'M'!
Box Hill Trig Point Looking south-ish, towards Lower Boxhill Farm.


Good condition 13th Jan 2006  13:30  by gisaclue

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 26th Dec 2005  13:00  by pharisee

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Visited this T/P whilst tracking down Snow White and the Seven Dwarves :o) A wet, misty day and the visibilty didn't extend to the other side of the valley so no score for view today.


Good condition 16th Oct 2005  11:19  by Woody

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Have visited this one several times when trying to complete the 'Snow White & Seven Dwarfs' caches nearby. Always lovely views, no matter waht the weather.


Good condition 24th Sep 2005  16:06  by Griefmiester

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Pillar located at view point, has recently received a coat of paint. Great views.


Good condition 3rd Aug 2005  12:40  by Al & Tracy Smith

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Outstanding views and a nice location, well worth a visit.


Good condition 25th Mar 2005  14:00  by keelworm

FB Number: 3358  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10


Good condition 6th Mar 2005  12:17  by The White Family

Gridref: TQ 17973 51163   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Unusual for the pillar to be on the side of the hill. Great views to the south.

TP1553 looking southeast ©The White Family
TP1553 looking southwest ©The White Family
TP1553 FB ©The White Family


Not Logged 6th Feb 2005  16:50  by Foggy & Crew

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

Logged after doin Doc 1 of the 7 Dwarfs complete this day

pillar ©Foggy & Crew
Devils Dyke that way That the way home if only we had wings©Foggy & Crew


Good condition 6th Feb 2005  15:25  by Mr & Mrs Hedgehog

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Lovely view - Near to geocache 'Doc'


Good condition 31st Jan 2005  14:25  by thedoc58

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

excellent views


Good condition 25th Jul 2004  11:22  by barryhunter

Gridref: TQ 17973 51169   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Got a few strange looks, walking up to a concrete pillar, taking a few pictures, holding a GPS above it and then prompty walking off...


Good condition 28th Mar 2004  16:12  by discjirm

Gridref: TQ 17950 51176   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

A very easy to reach trig point, with a viewpoint immediately above it and a car park one hundred yards away. Great views southwards over Dorking towards Leith Hill and beyond. My third trig point of the day ;-)

Box Hill trig point Box Hill trig point©discjirm


Good condition 13th Mar 2004  13:40  by NeverLost

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Splendid views over Dorking from this popular National Trust site.

S3358 Flush Bracket Box Hill
S3358 Box Hill
S3358 Spider Box Hill
S3358 View Pauline with Dorking in the background.


Good condition 28th Nov 2003  12:30  by Kaplah

Gridref: TQ 18000 51200   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 10/10

This is just a fantastic place to go and see the view. Take some good glasses with you. You can also get a cup of tea. Good parking and great walks.


Good condition 21st Oct 2003  12:17  by Alan Grove

Gridref: TQ 17987 51166   FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

A popular beauty spot, fortunately reasonably quiet on my visit. The excellent views to the south and west were spoilt by a day of hazy weather. Otherwise I would have given it 10/10.

TP1553 TP1553 at Box Hill©Alan Grove
TP1553 FB TP1553's Flush Bracket©Alan Grove
TP1553 View Looking south-west from TP1553 - shame about the haze!©Alan Grove


Good condition 14th Jun 2003  17:00  by KSSJ

FB Number: 3358  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Beautiful view from this trigpoint.


Good condition 30th May 1999  00:00  by Blackjack

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

Prior to a day's walking on the Downs

Box Hill


Good condition 5th Nov 1994  00:00  by mickandshane

FB Number: 3358  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Just in front of the viewfinder. Plug missing.


Good condition 1st Nov 1981  00:00  by RogerTempleman

FB Number: S3358  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

White pillar on grassy slope below walled stone-built viewing platform. Good views, but rather hazy.


Good condition 1st Jun 1977  12:00  by desperate dan

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Ran past here in orienteering event



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