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TP1592 - Branteth
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Dumfries & Galloway
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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 5577th with 304 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.50/10 (from 10 logged visits)
Was First logged: 13th Aug 2003
Was Last logged: 12th Oct 2017

Of the 10 logged visits,
5 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 3m
The average error was 2m
1 was exact

fasgadh fasgadh caroleengel caroleengel Clochandighter Clochandighter wrose wrose Mickandkim Mickandkim Branteth Branteth [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

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Selection of photos for this Pillar.

S6588 Branteth
By wrose
S6588 Branteth
By wrose
S6588 Branteth
By wrose
S6588 - Branteth
By Clochandighter
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Logged Visits:

Good condition 12th Oct 2017  14:20  by Moacky

FB Number: S6588  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Another welly sucking experience. Large number of frisky bullocks accompanied me, but never came too close.

Good condition 11th May 2016  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: NY 28501 75825   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Could be very boggy after a wet spell

Good condition 18th Apr 2015  15:01  by plet56

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

Good condition 20th Sep 2014  16:11  by wrose

Gridref: NY 28501 75826   FB Number: S6588  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Nothing really to add to previous visit reports other than to confirm that it is still there and in good condition.

S6588 Branteth Pillar.
S6588 Branteth Flush Bracket.
S6588 Branteth Plug.

Good condition 27th Dec 2011  11:00  by Mickandkim

Gridref: NY 28499 75828   FB Number: S6588  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

Parked up from gate Field full of sheep and mud Short walk over sea of mud

Good condition 3rd Jun 2009  08:46  by Clochandighter

Gridref: NY 28499 75827   FB Number: S6588  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

HISTORY: Pillar completed 5th October 1951 costing 20.0s.0d. Computed as tertiary triangulation station NY45/T9 in 1953. Levelled for height in 1954. Last maintained by the OS in May 1977. SITE VISIT: Grazing moor. Pillar in good condition. Spider retains OS centre cap with deep indented letters. Flush bracket faces NNW, ~293. Vented through SE sight hole.

S6588 - Branteth pillar & FB

Good condition 31st Mar 2007  11:52  by fasgadh

Gridref: NY 28500 75825   FB Number: S6588  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Very good condition in a rough field not far off a minor road.

Branteth Metal©fasgadh
Branteth ©fasgadh

Good condition 30th Jul 2005  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S6588  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

vgc, metal cap deep letters, middle of rough pasture, OK view, cattle but no sign of promised Bull

Montaged by Jon Rouse ©peregrinus

Good condition 2nd Jun 2005  12:00  by iainmac

FB Number: S6588  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Cloud down, no view.


Unreachable but visible 13th Aug 2003  16:50  by Isosceles

FB Number: S6588  Condition: Unreachable but visible  Score: 5/10

On farmland, but visible from the road

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