|OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW|
|Trig Name||Original Name||New Name||EASTING||NORTHING||HEIGHT||ORDER||TYPE OF MARK||Computing Date||CLASS OF LEVELLING||Date of Levelling||LEVELLING DATUM||DESTROYED MARK INDICATOR||COMMENTS|
|Taffs Well Viaduct||ST07/T194||ST07T194||312602.45||182878.12||0.000||4||CUT||01/06/1954||0||1||X-cut on rivet. Dest 08/81|
There are 2 photos for this trigpoint (view album).
Is ranked joint 18587th with 131 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 3.33/10 (from 3 logged visits)
Was First logged: 20th Aug 2016
Has never been found intact
Was Last logged: 12th Oct 2017
Of the 3 logged visits,
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12th Oct 2017 11:22 by Father Ted
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Destroyed Score: 4/10
This pillar is one of only two that remains of the Walnut Tree Viaduct that carried the Barry Railway over this valley. I don't know whether the cut mark would have been at the bottom or not. The location is pretty impossible to get to sandwiched between the railway and the River Taff. I took pictures from both sides and used a zoom but failed to see a CBM. The East side of the pillar was used to inscribe words to celebrate the Queen's jubilees. The former isn't so much an inscription but extra pretend bricks stuck onto the pillar which are now falling off in places.
29th Oct 2016 10:48 by peregrinus
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Possibly missing Score: 5/10
substantial brick pillar in about the right place, didn't try to get near it. os say X-cut on rivet. Dest 08/81
20th Aug 2016 15:50 by bluebeard
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Destroyed Score: 1/10