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TP22066 - Great Bircham Windmill Vane
 
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Grid reference :
Condition :
Remains Remains
OSGB36 Station :
TF71/INT13
Current use :
none
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP22066
County :
Norfolk
Nearest town :
HUNSTANTON

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Great Bircham Windmill VaneTF71/INT13TF71I013576030.27332671.340.0003VANE01/06/195401Dest 03/72

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There are 4 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 14797th with 99 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 4.71/10 (from 7 logged visits)
Was First logged: 8th Aug 2015
Has never been found intact
Was Last logged: 19th Oct 2019

Of the 7 logged visits,
1 recorded a location

The error was 77m

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Selection of photos for this Intersected Station.

Windmill cap
©jonglew
The towermill
©jonglew
The stub that held the Vane
©jonglew
Great Bircham Windmill Vane
By CJO

Logged Visits:

Destroyed 19th Oct 2019  14:08  by jonglew

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

Grade II listed towermill, 1846. The vane has gone, a stub at centre of the windmill's cap remains, but it's not the vane.

The towermill TP22066©jonglew
Windmill cap TP22066©jonglew
The stub that held the Vane TP22066©jonglew


Not Logged 24th Feb 2019  15:28  by Bourne

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 1/10


Remains 4th Nov 2018  09:19  by peregrinus

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


Remains 8th Oct 2017  16:40  by Border Peat

Gridref: TF 76000 32600   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Remains  Score: 7/10


Remains 12th Aug 2015  12:10  by swampysean

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Remains  Score: 4/10


Remains 12th Aug 2015  12:10  by craftinessa

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


Remains 8th Aug 2015  15:02  by CJO

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

Windmill restored and now a visitor attraction and you can get quite close to the vane on top should you wish to. Pinnacle remains, but weather vane appear to have gone.

Great Bircham Windmill Vane



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