Not logged in. login or register
TP1615 - Brent Hill
[UK map]
Grid reference :
Type :
Condition :
Good Good condition
Flush Bracket :
OSGB36 Station :
Current use :
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
County :
Nearest town :

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Brent HillSX76/9SX76S009270313.9361698.910.0003OLD TRIG01/06/195100
Brent HillSX76/9SX76S009270304.8661696.77310.8562PILLAR01/06/1947101/06/1950N0

Nearby trigpointsplacenames 

There are 31 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 2315th with 27 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.35/10 (from 26 logged visits)
Was First logged: 26th Aug 2002
Was Last logged: 2nd Sep 2018

Of the 26 logged visits,
7 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 8m
The average error was 4m
The closest was 1m

RATTERY RATTERY Horsebrook Horsebrook Glaslyn Glaslyn RichardM RichardM The Coachmans Pair The Coachmans Pair Dave.B Dave.B caroleengel caroleengel widget widget Dart More Dart More Brent Hill Brent Hill [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

You are not logged in. You must login if you wish to log a visit.

Logged Visits:

Good condition 2nd Sep 2018  00:00  by Bolventor

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


Good condition 6th Aug 2018  14:36  by rachelfarley2002

FB Number: S3430  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Parked at the bottom of the Permissive Path that leads to the NW end of Brent Hill. Follow the path up and then head off to the left where there is a clear path that leads up the hill to a padlocked gate that you can climb over. Then just up to the right to the pillar. We didnít do this and tried the direct approach through bracken and brambles and arrived at the top covered in cuts! We covered up the barbed wire so I could jump on top and fly the trig! Awesome views!

Barbed wire protection!!©rachelfarley2002

Good condition 9th May 2018  18:55  by ed-don

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

I am impressed that this site has automatically changed the date and time to when I visited. How does it know? Visited on a sunny but breezy evening after work and once at the top of the hill it was so windy I could barely stand up. Good views up here

View from the top

Good condition 19th Aug 2017  07:08  by The Coachmans Pair

Gridref: SX 70303 61699   FB Number: S3430  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Here as a result of a geocache on the way to a campsite near Salcombe. Early morning drive giving rise to an early walk to the top. Cracking views as the sun was rising.

The trigpoint ©The Coachmans Pair
Early morning 360 from the top ©The Coachmans Pair

Good condition 8th May 2017  18:52  by dave.johnson

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

Called in on the way home from Plymouth Great views on a lovely warm sunny evening .


Good condition 11th Mar 2017  09:00  by GoldenHaystack

FB Number: S3430  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Came up here when finding a local geocache. Bit misty this morning.

The Pillar ©GoldenHaystack

Not Logged 18th Dec 2016  16:30  by DeniseMc

FB Number: S3430  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

muddy permissive path from west. gorgeous sunset

Good condition 18th Dec 2016  16:30  by RichardM

Gridref: SX 70305 61696   FB Number: S3430  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Not Logged 6th Jul 2016  10:19  by Yukonhuskies

FB Number: S3430  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

Popped over to visit this one with the boys today.

TP1615-Brent hill

Good condition 26th Apr 2016  12:50  by Dusty

FB Number: S3430  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Flush Bracket

Good condition 3rd Jul 2015  20:28  by dartmoor deliverer

FB Number: S3430  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

what beautiful panoramic view from here today. The trig is in good condition.

the flush bracket ©dartmoor deliverer
scenic view, and the trig pillar my gps on the trig pillar©dartmoor deliverer

Good condition 2nd Dec 2014  10:05  by Red.roaming

FB Number: S3430  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Initially muddy, then brambley, walk up and around to the trigpoint for wonderful views over farmland and towards Dartmoor. To obtain the flush bracket one has to negotiate over/through the wire fence, so care needed.

Good condition 18th Jul 2014  11:40  by Brisey

FB Number: S3430  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

I picked the wrong morning for this one, mist, drizzle and wet ferns so I got soaked. My decision to go up the steep slope through the ferns didn't help and I only discovered on going down the somewhat better route around the NE end of the access area. No views to be had at all, totally different the following day as I drove past in sunshine on the A38.

TP1615 top

Good condition 27th May 2013  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: SX 70309 61700   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 5th Sep 2012  06:57  by manuforlife

FB Number: S3430  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Geocache nearby so a nice chug up the hill

Good condition 20th Dec 2010  09:54  by jzimmy12345

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

Good condition 14th Sep 2010  12:30  by thekennelat79

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

No views today. Lashing rain, mist, and 50' visibility!

Good condition 24th Nov 2008  11:15  by Dart More

Gridref: SX 70309 61704   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Fantastic panoramic views - moor to sea !

Good condition 26th Oct 2008  15:38  by Dave.B

Gridref: SX 70303 61700   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Brent Hill ©Dave.B

Good condition 21st Apr 2008  16:20  by Glaslyn

Gridref: SX 70300 61690   FB Number: S3430  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Lovely little outcrop with expansive views. Access easy off A38 but still has a wonderfull view of some lovely Devon contryside and the edge of Dartmoor.Highly recomended and on access land . Pillarnext to fence and in good condition.


Good condition 5th Aug 2007  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S/3430  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

vgc, metal cap, shallow letters, fine rocky summit, fine view

Good condition 24th Mar 2006  15:00  by Snells Pace

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

No views today, very foggy

Good condition 16th Nov 2005  13:10  by widget

Gridref: SX 70310 61700   FB Number: S3430  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

It was indeed a stiff little yomp up. I parked at the bottom of the track to the NW which was delightfully wet and muddy then turned right at the end and made my way up with no problems. The left hand route (which I came down) is only marginally better. The FB is on the wrong side of the summit fence, but that minor inconvenience is worth it for the views. Hollowing, what on earth were you doing up here in the dark on Xmas night???!!!

The view N towards Ryders Hill, I think.
The view W with Widget being camera-shy.

Good condition 30th Apr 2005  13:05  by mickandshane

FB Number: 3430  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

It seemed in pretty good nick to us. We parked at the end of the permissive track to the north-east next to farm buildings (room for one car)and walked up from there. It's quite a pull up to the top and take notice of the notice board to keep to the left as you rise. It would have been good views but the mist came down! Plug with indented lettering.

Slightly damaged 25th Dec 2003  16:38  by hollowing

FB Number: S3430  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

I picked the wrong night for this pillar, the weather closed in just as I reached the top of the hill (which complimented the failing light). It 'appeared' structurally sound & it has its spider, but looking at the photo's later I saw graffiti scratched onto it (it was too dark at the time to see anything in detail). From what I could see the views over South Devon would be impressive, and the site itself in addition to being a familiar landmark, is quite geologically unusual too when you get up there. The third photo is quite obviously artificially enhanced to bring out the details of the site.

Pillar South Brent and the A38 in the background.
Piller (enhanced). False colour version of the inital photo.©hollowing

Not Logged 26th Aug 2002  12:00  by peregrinus

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

fine rocky summit & view

The TrigpointingUK database is owned and maintained by Ian Harris (Teasel). The TrigTools pages are provided by Barry Hunter. Contact us.