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TP1877 - Calgary Point
 
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Type :
Condition :
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Flush Bracket :
S9541
OSGB36 Station :
NM52/T9
Current use :
none
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP1877
County :
Strathclyde Region
Nearest town :
TOBERMORY

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Calgary PointNM52/T9NM52T009111006.30752598.5918.5923PILLAR01/06/1960201/06/1960N0

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There are 12 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 143rd with 1 other trig (more).
Has a mean score of 7.91/10 (from 11 logged visits)
Was First logged: 1st May 2010
Was Last found intact: 15th Sep 2015
Was Last logged: 12th May 2019

Of the 11 logged visits,
2 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 15m
The average error was 14m
The closest was 13m

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Selection of photos for this Pillar.

S9541 - Calgary Point
By Clochandighter
S9541 - Calgary Point
By Clochandighter
S9541 Calgary Point.
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By peregrinus
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Logged Visits:

Not Logged 12th May 2019  16:57  by DeniseMc

FB Number: S9541  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

By kayak on return from Gunna island. Lovely white sand beached . Hydrographic survey disc embedded in rock at base of trig -1961 HMS Cork


Not Logged 3rd Jun 2017  15:57  by pricklyangelduo

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


Good condition 15th Sep 2015  11:15  by sky high boys

FB Number: S9541  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Grey and windy but dry. Still a spectacular spot.


Good condition 18th May 2014  18:14  by coinea

Gridref: NM 11013 52588   FB Number: S9541  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

S9541 Calgary Point.


Good condition 18th May 2014  18:08  by Clochandighter

Gridref: NM 11014 52586   FB Number: S9541  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

HISTORY: Pillar completed 8th July 1959 costing 41.10s.2d. Computed as tertiary triangulation NM52/T9 in 1960. Levelled for height also in 1960. Last maintained by the OS in May 1969. SITE VISIT: Good roadend car park as mapped at NM152538. Followed track to beach at NM147530. Walked beach to burial ground then round via Crossapol and Walkers Cottage where the track ends. From there followed near direct line, bogs and streams permitting, across a grassy plain for a mile. Pillar in good condition. Spider centre plugged with mossed over tar. Flush bracket faces SSW, ~203. Vented through three sight holes, NW plugged. Full 360 panoramic view inland across the low lying westerly end of Coll and out to sea to Gunna and Tiree.

S9541 - Calgary Point pillar & GRP.. Panorama: http://photosynth.net/view.aspx?cid=a5bcaf19-c3d0-4d4c-b6a1-bd59d5aee6dd
S9541 - Calgary Point pillar & FB


Good condition 11th May 2014  11:10  by dugswell2

FB Number: S9541  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

A sunny morning walk with Iain Brown and Martin Richardson.


Good condition 24th Aug 2013  14:14  by vegibagger

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

Utterly gorgeous situation with pink granite flecks with lots of mica flecks catching the sunlight and yellow lichen plus wonderful views of crashing waves on the rocks and wonderful views all round to Treshnish Isles south rest and Rum and Eigg to the north.


Good condition 24th Aug 2013  12:52  by peregrinus

FB Number: S9541  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Vgc, asphalt plug, classy location on granite outcrop overlooking the isle of Gunna, where I was in May. From Ceann Fasachd via the 53m dune summit then cross dunes, along beach, past houses and small burial ground, over damp pasture with lots of grass of parnassus, then easy pasture. Then to Hogh.

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Good condition 14th Mar 2012  13:50  by trigging on an island

FB Number: S9541  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

There are some brilliant golden sands southeast of here and across Caolas Ban on Gunna. Hydrographic Survey disc right next to the pillar.

Calgary Point trig pillar


Good condition 15th Sep 2010  13:30  by Chalky

FB Number: S9541  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

VGC with asphalt plug. There is an round 6" dia plaque on the rock at the foot of the S face of the Trig with the inscription ; Hydrographic Dept Admiralty SW1 Triangulation Stn HMS Cook 1951. Superb situation even if only 18m high.


Good condition 1st May 2010  13:40  by Bergfuehrer

FB Number: S9541  Condition: Good  Score: 10/10

Argyllshire. It was a beautiful walk out to the point across Crossapoll Bay to Walkers Cottage, then on a compass bearing to the trigpoint. We returned to our start point by way of Feall Bay. There were good views of Gunna and Tiree. There is an asphalt plug. Alongside the pillar there is the circular disc marking a Hydrographic Survey Point.

Calgary Point
Calgary Point flush bracket
Calgary Point pillar and Hydrographic Survey Point marker
Hydrographic Survey Point marker



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