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TP1759 - Bulbeck Common
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Bulbeck CommonNY86/T10NY86T010392653.26550495.80426.9973PILLAR01/06/1953101/01/1956N0

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There are 29 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 2226th with 24 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.37/10 (from 35 logged visits)
Was First logged: 3rd Nov 1995
Was Last logged: 19th Jan 2021

Of the 35 logged visits,
12 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 109m
The average error was 11m
The closest was 1m

slateloose slateloose Clochandighter Clochandighter coinea coinea senrabyar senrabyar Aye Jimmy Aye Jimmy CJO CJO TopCat TopCat TopCat TopCat caroleengel caroleengel Bambi&Thumper Bambi&Thumper Pharisee Pharisee amblerbob amblerbob Bulbeck Common Bulbeck Common [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

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Selection of photos for this Pillar.

View North East
View East
By Nick&Rosie
View West
By Nick&Rosie
Bulbeck Common
By ted
Trig and view of common
Bulbeck Common
By Aye Jimmy
S6696 - Bulbeck Common
By Clochandighter
See 21 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Good condition 19th Jan 2021  10:22  by 2510chris

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

Good condition 27th Sep 2020  12:45  by CJO

Gridref: NY 92654 50495   FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

All intact. cool breeze with clear views. Hexham chipboard factory emission stack visible.

Nice picnic spot too

Good condition 6th Sep 2020  13:32  by slateloose

Gridref: NY 92600 50400   FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Parked in Baybridge picnic area then walked footpath route through Newbiggin and out towards Middle Plantation. Turning north just before the plantation onto a shooters track. Then at the top corner of the now felled plantation to follow a faint track through the heather to the trig point.

Good condition 28th Jun 2020  14:36  by NJM

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

My second visit, this time with my friend Paddy Kane. We met up at Blanchland and left my car a mile to the W at Baybridge, then drove in his to the Byerhope Bridge, and competed a terrific point to point walk taking in Green Hill TP then via Tedham Moss, Riddlehamhope Fell and Beldon Cleugh to Bulbeck Common TP. The weather could have been kinder considering it was late June, but at least we had the wind, the rain and the occasional hail at our backs throughout, along with some rare bursts of sunshine. An excellent day out!

View North East Storm's TP #30 - rare photo of her with her owner...

Not Logged 18th May 2020  15:27  by Geordie

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

Not Logged 5th Feb 2020  13:17  by MrHappy

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

Good condition 11th Aug 2019  00:00  by dogwalking

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

parked in baybridge NY 95782 49981 then along prow via newbiggin to pillar with slight detour

Good condition 5th Jul 2018  17:29  by Nick&Rosie

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Always felt slightly guilty that almost all of the Northumberland TP's I've bagged have been done by a car journey between each 'bag', today we did 4 in a single round...Green Hill - Harwood Side - Watsons Pike - Bulbeck Common - Green Hill (again)...From Watsons Pike we retraced our steps down the bulldozed track and took the SE fork on Hangman Hill. Our journey W along Rowantree Cleugh to Harwood Shield was accompanied by one very pi$$ed off Oyster Catcher who circled above us squawking the entire time. At Harwood Shield we turned S and followed the track toward Heatheryburn to the stile at P407 where we turned NE along Carriers Way for what was the best part of the 20-odd mile round trip. Ascending from the marvellous Beldon Cleugh we struck SE for the ridge of Round Hill, would recommend contouring further along CW till N of the TP then striking due S up the hill. Would have been excellent 360 views bar the heat-haze...Then off back to Green Hill over Riddlehamhope Fell and Halleywell Causey to return to our start via Green Hill - a long and arduous trip, but immensely satisfying!

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View West with Rosie

Good condition 21st May 2018  16:29  by amblerbob

Gridref: NY 92654 50498   FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

From Baybridge up road past Pennypie House to Warlaw Pike, then continued along CW to Bulbeck Common before returning via Newbiggin on a warm, sunny afternoon.

Bulbeck Common Another fine viewpoint

Good condition 19th Nov 2017  00:00  by carolje

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

Good condition 9th Sep 2017  13:50  by ted

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Plug intact. Detour from track over burnt heather. Showers passing. Peaceful with good views.

Bulbeck Common trig
Bulbeck Common trig
Bulbeck Common FB
Bulbeck Common top

Good condition 23rd Apr 2017  12:03  by TopCat

Gridref: NY 92655 50494   FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Fantastic spring day. Views of Simonside and Cheviot hills from trig. About 1hr from Baybridge. No clear path off Carriers Way.

Good condition 21st Apr 2017  17:57  by nichex

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Trig and view of common ©nichex

Good condition 31st Mar 2017  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: NY 92654 50496   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 14th Jan 2017  14:30  by beckroad

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

A brilliant circular walk from Baybridge via Riddlehamhope returning east along the Carriers Way. The derelict shooting lodge at Riddlehamhope has lost its stone roof since my last visit. Beldon Cleugh is not only an unexpected feature but also the location where I observed two deer. The trig drifted into insignificance on this journey.

Good condition 6th Nov 2016  13:00  by ger

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Approached from Blanchland - mixture of good tracks & trackless. Wet & misty today.

Good condition 12th May 2016  14:38  by paulxtr

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Parked at the Baybridge picnic area. Did as an 8 mile circular walk first visiting the Warlaw Pike trig. From Warlaw Pike followed the Carrier's Way to Blackburn Head then cut up to the trig. Returned to Baybridge via the track through Beldon Plantations.

Bulbeck Common ©paulxtr

Good condition 11th Aug 2015  12:00  by staggie34

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

First visit in 7 years and a fine day on a 11 mile circuit from Blanchland. Great views.

Good condition 30th May 2015  12:46  by Aye Jimmy

Gridref: NY 92652 50497   FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

From Baybridge picnic site.

Bulbeck Common The TP.
Bulbeck Common The FB.
Bulbeck Common Top of trig, cap with deeply indented letters.

Good condition 18th Apr 2015  18:48  by TopCat

Gridref: NY 92651 50499   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Wild moorland.

Not Logged 6th Aug 2013  16:36  by peebs

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10


Good condition 25th Feb 2012  12:45  by andyc

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Approached from Slaley Forest to the North and returned via Warlaw Pike. Good paths all the way on bright but very windy day. Estate busy burning heather but we managed to avoid the worst of it.

Good condition 17th Oct 2010  14:30  by sheepsocks

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

First of 2 trigs bagged on a round from Baybridge via Warlaw Pike and Shildon Engine House. Some heather bashing but mostly good tracks and not too wet...yet!

Good condition 15th May 2010  19:19  by coinea

Gridref: NY 92651 50495   FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Good condition 15th May 2010  19:13  by Clochandighter

Gridref: NY 92650 50493   FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Tertiary station pillar completed 22nd October 1951 costing 20.11s.9d. Column in good condition. Spider retains OS centre cap with deep indented letters. Flush bracket faces 175 south. Vented through east sight hole. Photographed 15/05/2010, GRP.

S6696 - Bulbeck Common & GRP
S6696 - Bulbeck Common pillar & FB

Good condition 17th May 2009  11:38  by senrabyar

Gridref: NY 92653 50495   FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 19th Sep 2008  14:06  by Bridgeman

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Walked from Blanchland via War Law to reach this trig point. Carriers' Way footpath is well defined for the most part and a pleasant walk.

Bulbeck Common Trig Point ©Bridgeman
Bulbeck Common Trig Point FB ©Bridgeman

Good condition 24th May 2008  14:39  by staggie34

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Ascended from Blanchland and trekked accross a rough lump of heather moorland to get to this canny trig. Suprisingly good views all around and the main Cheviot Hills were also visible.

Good condition 12th Nov 2006  15:53  by Pharisee

Gridref: NY 92654 50498   FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

It was dusk and the light was going rapidly by the time I got here. Just visited the 'Riddlehamhope' cache and will go on to 'Carry on Regardless' from here. A splendid walk. The T/P is in good nick with all the metalwork where it should be. The views are a bit better than the average moorland view.

The view North ©Pharisee

Good condition 8th Jul 2006  16:00  by Bambi&Thumper

Gridref: NY 92653 50498   FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Found at: N 54 50.954 W 002 06.956

Bullbeck Common Trigpoint

Good condition 3rd Jul 2005  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

vgc, metal cap deep letters, heather summit, nice view

Montaged by Jon Rouse ©peregrinus

Good condition 26th Jun 2005  12:15  by Shacklesborough

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Good views north with the Cheviot Hills in the distance. The sign ''Beware of Adders'' made the final trek through thick heather a tad uncomfortable.

Good condition 3rd Apr 2005  11:30  by Walker Dan

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Another trig in a sea of heather. Strange to see a number of turnips lying around miles from nowhere - I suppose the sheep need something to live on up here.

Trig details ©Walker Dan
Hazy view in the heather ©Walker Dan

Good condition 28th Sep 1999  00:00  by mickandshane

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Plug with heavily indented lettering.

Good condition 3rd Nov 1995  12:54  by jimmy

FB Number: S6696  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

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