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TP1554 - Boys Hill
 
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Grid reference :
Type :
Condition :
Good Good condition
Flush Bracket :
S5854
OSGB36 Station :
ST70/T8
Current use :
none
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP1554
County :
Dorset
Nearest town :
SHERBORNE

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Boys HillST70/T8ST70T008367201.71109928.4990.1083PILLAR01/06/1950101/01/1953N0

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

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 6342nd with 112 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.38/10 (from 16 logged visits)
Was First logged: 17th Feb 2004
Was Last logged: 13th Jul 2018

Of the 16 logged visits,
5 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 28m
The average error was 10m
The closest was 2m

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Selection of photos for this Pillar.

Hidden pillar
©Colin Wood
flush bracket
©Colin Wood
Pillar after removing nettles
©Colin Wood
Nearby gravestone
©Colin Wood

By mitsiman
See 14 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Good condition 13th Jul 2018  15:45  by Nekyram

FB Number: S5854  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Parked in gateway,next to a bungalow with a wonderful garden.over gate to top of field ,near water trough .


Good condition 20th Jun 2018  11:44  by Colin Wood

Gridref: ST 67200 09900   FB Number: S5854  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Difficult to find as it was completely hidden in the overgrown hedgerow. Parked on the nearby road, under the transmission lines. Climbed over gate and walked up the hill along the hedgerow to the pylon at the top corner, then left along another hedgerow for 50yds. Pillar well hidden but now visible from the E side of the hedgerow. A helpful resident in the nearby cottge helped me find it.

Hidden pillar Pillar buried in hedgerow!©Colin Wood
Pillar after removing nettles Pillar now partly visible in hedge©Colin Wood
flush bracket ©Colin Wood
Nearby gravestone Gravestone nearby against the other side of the hedge©Colin Wood


Slightly damaged 25th Feb 2018  12:00  by Wubbleyew

FB Number: S5854  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10


Slightly damaged 10th Jan 2018  13:43  by PHMB

FB Number: S5854  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Short walk up hill from southwest. Pillar is in hedge, and slight damage is probably from hedge cutting in the past. Retains plug, indented lettering. Good views north and south/west.


Damaged 28th Oct 2015  12:23  by jonglew

Gridref: ST 67203 09930   FB Number: S5854  Condition: Damaged  Score: 5/10

Parking at large gated field entrance to SE. Across 2 pastures to trig nestling in hedgerow (in danger of being consumed by bramble). 2 top edges badly damaged, probably during hedge cutting. Original cap in place, deeply indented lettering; all sight holes possibly closed, rear awkward to access. Extensive views E & S.

Pillar - Before Gardening Duties TP1554©jonglew
Pillar - After Gardening Duties TP1554©jonglew
Spider TP1554©jonglew
Flush Bracket TP1554©jonglew


Good condition 19th Sep 2015  10:22  by g4wsb

Gridref: ST 67206 09933   FB Number: S5854  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Parked at entrance to field pier lines, across field sited between trough and corner of hedge north. Was hard to find covered in brambles had to remove for photos.Large chip of corner.

©g4wsb
©g4wsb
©g4wsb
©g4wsb


Good condition 20th Jun 2015  06:15  by Trigger happy

FB Number: S5854  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10


Good condition 3rd Apr 2014  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: ST 67204 09935   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 30th Aug 2010  14:50  by THE CYCLIST

FB Number: S5854  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 4th Oct 2008  15:00  by Trigger

FB Number: S5854  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 29th May 2008  13:55  by bluebeard

FB Number: S5854  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

the verge outside the nearby house is the property of the local road authority but the house maintains it by cutting the grass so does not want you to park on THEIR strip


Good condition 28th Oct 2007  08:35  by mitsiman

FB Number: S5854  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 20th Sep 2007  11:48  by tom

FB Number: S5854  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Accessed from the road to the east; the pillar is sited in a bramble hedge at the top of a small hill that was being grazed by sheep. It has metal cap with deep lettering and FB S5854. Bulbarrow Hill can be seen to the southeast, the wooded sides of Gore Hill to the south west and rolling low hills of fields and woodland to the northwest


Good condition 15th Apr 2006  09:40  by Glaslyn

Gridref: ST 67200 09920   FB Number: S5854  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Access to the L of property ,cloudy so no great views.

©Glaslyn
©Glaslyn


Good condition 26th Sep 2005  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S5854  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

vgc, metal cap deep letters, W edge of pasture in hedge

S5854 fb ©peregrinus
S5854 top ©peregrinus
S5854 trig ©peregrinus
S5854 trig ©peregrinus


Good condition 17th Feb 2004  09:00  by maurice

FB Number: S5854  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Providing support to two old field gates



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