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TP2337 - Cold Fell Pike
 
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Type :
Condition :
Slightly damaged Slightly damaged
Flush Bracket :
S1538
OSGB36 Station :
PP99
Current use :
none
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP2337
County :
Cumbria
Nearest town :
CARLISLE

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Cold Fell PikePP99PP099360572.00555634.40622.4011PILLAR01/06/1937201/06/1953N0

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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 1873rd with 12 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.51/10 (from 55 logged visits)
Was First logged: 11th Jun 1989
Was Last logged: 19th Jan 2019

Of the 55 logged visits,
10 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 79m
The average error was 27m
The closest was 1m

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Slightly damaged 19th Jan 2019  12:04  by jonglew

Gridref: NY 60571 55641   FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

From Forest Head, roadside verge parking (NY 5822 5747). Good paths, interesting through the disused quarry at start. Pillar has some damage to 2 of the vertical corners. An asphalt plug had been fitted, of which only a residue remains around the edge of the centre tube. RHS sight hole open. Cloud down, very limited visibility.

Pillar TP2337©jonglew
Spider TP2337©jonglew
Flush Bracket TP2337©jonglew


Good condition 31st Oct 2017  12:45  by staggie34

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

Horrendous weather on top of wind driven rain so didnít hang around. Seem to visit every 10 years so hopefully will get better weather in 2027😂


Slightly damaged 8th Oct 2017  00:00  by carolje

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10


Slightly damaged 16th Sep 2017  12:55  by ted

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Detour on approaching Howgill to avoid the bull. Then missed the track and ended up ascending via the SW side of the beck, a wearying slog through heather and bracken up to the fence. Trig in reasonable condition on plinth between cairn and shelter. Plug missing. Showery views.

Cold Fell Pike trig
Cold Fell Pike trig
Cold Fell Pike top
Cold Fell Pike FB


Slightly damaged 2nd Jan 2017  09:43  by painterman61

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 9/10

Followed the nuttall route but walked round the back where it was easier going following the faint path and fence.Walked up with Martin who I bumped into on the way up he too was collecting the nuttall tops as well.The trig was ok no plug a fantastic 360 panoramic sunny views again bumped into four more walkers on way down all going to cold fell all of them said we never see anyone up here and were local!

Me at trig ©painterman61
Trig ©painterman61
Icy top ©painterman61
Fb ©painterman61
Panoramic ©painterman61


Slightly damaged 10th Sep 2016  11:30  by Rupertal

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10


Slightly damaged 9th May 2016  14:46  by paulxtr

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Parked at Clesketts and followed the tracks onto the moor. I could see some horrendous groughs from the path but these can be avoided by curving round from the end of the mapped track to ascend the 'ridge' to the summit. I do wonder sometimes why the OS went to the effort of building concrete pillars instead of stone ones in areas of plentiful stones, such as this.

Cold Fell Pike ©paulxtr


Slightly damaged 15th Apr 2016  13:00  by Moacky

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Cumbrian trig, Cumbrian Marilyn and a Cumbrian cache over 2,000ft! Three ticks for one walk. Followed fence over Brown Fell, returned via Tarnmonath Fell. Boggy.

Three relics of a bygone age on Cold Fell ©Moacky


Good condition 10th May 2015  19:18  by stignest

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

should be cold and wet pike. pulled a cheeky drive up to howgill and parked on verge. followed track which got wetter and less obvious further up. one hell of a view and trig in good order. wow was it windy though.


Slightly damaged 15th Nov 2014  14:30  by Sprog

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10


Slightly damaged 26th Sep 2014  13:00  by alistairpooler

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10


Slightly damaged 8th Sep 2014  12:55  by PeteBoggs

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Up from Forest Head on good path giving way to moorland nearer the trig

©PeteBoggs
©PeteBoggs


Good condition 6th Sep 2014  10:07  by g4wsb

Gridref: NY 60581 55636   FB Number: S1538  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

©g4wsb
©g4wsb
©g4wsb


Slightly damaged 10th Nov 2013  13:00  by sheepsocks

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Parked to the north, just beyond Clesketts. Walked up the track as far as it went then over the hags to the summit. Superb views on a sunny, clear, cold day.. snow on the lakeland fells and Cross Fell peaks. The summit looks like a prehistoric cairn... the peat level has built up around it, but not on it (as heather can't grow on rock), so it is now in a bowl. These summit cairns are usually assumed to be neolithic, around 3000BC, but there's not enough evidence to be definite. Clearly it was built before the peat formed about 2000yr ago.



Good condition 22nd Feb 2013  20:15  by theblack

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


Good condition 15th Jan 2013  12:16  by mntainman

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


Slightly damaged 27th Nov 2012  00:00  by ngthack

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10


Good condition 12th May 2012  12:30  by Walker Dan

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Extensive views. A bit boggy in places on the way up after all the recent rain, but well worth it. Didn't see anyone all day.


Slightly damaged 19th Feb 2012  12:12  by Bri

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10


Slightly damaged 24th Sep 2011  21:00  by CJO

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Walked grassy track/path from Howgill to the NW. Decided to go back the direct route just to east of Brown Fell, not to be recommeded some of the worst hummocks i've ever come across.


Not Logged 19th Mar 2011  00:00  by catman

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


Not Logged 19th Mar 2011  00:00  by rosieb

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


Good condition 17th Oct 2010  12:00  by lejogger

Gridref: NY 60500 55600   FB Number: S1538  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Between a rock and a hard place


Slightly damaged 14th Jun 2010  16:00  by Marshsand

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

A quick up and down this northernmost pennine.


Slightly damaged 10th Oct 2009  12:10  by coinea

Gridref: NY 60572 55633   FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10


Slightly damaged 10th Oct 2009  12:02  by Clochandighter

Gridref: NY 60572 55635   FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

HISTORY: Pillar completed 9th May 1936 costing £17.13s.8d. Computed as primary triangulation station PP99 within Figure 3 of the OSGB36 primary retrianguation network during 1937. Levelled for height in 1953. Last maintained by the OS in July 1978. SITE VISIT: Pillar has damage at bottom of westmost corner but is otherwise good. Spider; tar plug broken open. Flush bracket faces northwest, ~319į. Vented through SW sight hole. Cloud down, views lost. Cairn must have been rebuilt over 2007/08.

S1538 - Cold Fell Pike pillar & FB
S1538 - Cold Fell Pike & GRP
S1538 - Cold Fell Pike summit shelter & cairn


Slightly damaged 14th Sep 2009  10:37  by Father Ted

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Parked in the newish car park south of Clesketts and did a straight up and down from there.Cloudy on top but got some desent views on my decent.


Slightly damaged 3rd Oct 2008  12:26  by staggie34

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Followed same route as last time. Cracking views to the Lakes and elswhere. Not as wet as I thought it would be after a wet summer.

Trig
Cloud Silouette near trig


Slightly damaged 3rd Aug 2008  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Trig damaged at base. Remains of asphalt plug with a tall pole inserted into centre hole. Beside stone shelter. From NW, car park S of Clesketts; waymarked trail from Howgill (s/p Bruthwaite Viewpoint) continues, increasingly boggy, to summit. Lots of Cloudberry. In the old days (1990?) I think this was my last 2000 footer (except for the Isle of Man), climbed in the dark, but my records for that period went missing, so no date. Up here again 17Jan2010 with Dan Quinn on a cold snowy day.


Not Logged 21st Jun 2008  11:00  by Garth Fenton

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


Slightly damaged 9th Jun 2008  18:34  by Marramintar

Gridref: NY 60600 55600   FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

northern end of Pennine chain, bulky morass of a fell, interesting summit, flagpole sticks out the top of the trig... must take a flag up... large well-built cairn as well as impressive shelter..... oh and where did the Pike come from, pretty sure this is just Cold Fell, doesn't resemble a Pike much either

Cold Fell Cold Fell


Slightly damaged 16th Mar 2008  15:00  by staggie34

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Ascended from Tindale Tarn via a hill with no name and a large sheep stell. Had to cross peat hags to reach the huge cairn and trig. Superb views, espec to Cross Fell. Good, easy (and drier!) descent down to Howgill.


Slightly damaged 14th Oct 2007  11:48  by amblerbob

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

From Clesketts.


Slightly damaged 11th Aug 2007  00:00  by bogdodger

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10


Slightly damaged 11th Aug 2007  00:00  by caroleengel

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10


Slightly damaged 10th Jul 2007  09:00  by chrisbombington

Gridref: NY 60600 55600   FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 9/10

Excellent walk up the track from Howgill not the most direct route (the track goes round the back and up)but you do keep dry feet on this very wet fell and it dose go right to the top coming down this route is also a pleasure not too steep a gradient and easy on the old knees

Cold Fell Pike Cold Fell Pike &inserts FB and nonplug
Cold Fell Pike 2 A very wet fell


Not Logged 23rd Jan 2007  13:10  by peebs

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


Slightly damaged 13th Aug 2006  13:00  by Andy West

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10


Slightly damaged 9th Mar 2006  16:37  by senrabyar

Gridref: NY 60572 55633   FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

The memorial cairn has almost gone. There remains skis, rope, prayer flags, a very wet large book and this plaque inside the Neolithic structure. Joe's Cairn "This cairn and howff are dedicated to the memory of Joe Fotheringham a talented rock climber, mountaineer, skier and Russian scholar who died adventuring alone in the Western Caucasus mountains of Russia. May his brilliance and fearlessness live on. 'Remember me when I have gone away gone far away into the silent lands'"


Good condition 22nd Aug 2005  11:44  by vegibagger

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

windy but clear...tibetan prayer flags too..Joe's cairn with plaque and inscription This cairn and Howff are dedicated to the memory of Joe Fotheringham a talented rock climber, mountaineer, skier and Russian scholar who died adventuring alone in the western Caucasus mountains of Russia. May his brilliance and fearlessness live on. 'Remember me when I have gone far away . Gone far away into the silent lands.' C Rosetti


Good condition 27th Apr 2005  14:43  by jimmy

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

in the centre of a Neolithic cairn. The central brass plug is missing. Horrible peathags to reach it


Slightly damaged 23rd Apr 2005  14:30  by dugswell2

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Lovely day out while working in Sunderland.


Slightly damaged 29th Mar 2005  11:35  by Phil Clayton

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Above date is most recent of three visits, first being on 04/04/1983. Trig point stands on large mound with cairn. This has been rebuilt with a memorial cairn and shelter. Visited during walk across to Grey Nag.


Slightly damaged 20th Nov 2004  22:07  by izzardno2

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

plug missing but the monument is worth the visit

the monument near the trig


Slightly damaged 31st Oct 2004  15:01  by rhayader_wanderer

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

lovely remote site visited nly twice and conincidentally both times en route to Edinburgh


Slightly damaged 28th Mar 2004  13:45  by Isosceles

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

©Isosceles


Slightly damaged 1st Feb 2004  12:58  by stonestreaker

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

lovely remote top

©stonestreaker


Slightly damaged 1st Aug 2003  15:00  by lepustimidus

Gridref: NY 60576 55631   FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Traditional trig. Top open. Some damage/wear to bottom right corner of FB face. Next to a shelter of stones.


Not Logged 1st Apr 2003  10:00  by We TRye hard

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

Very retrospective log. I am not sure of the day but the month and year are correct. Trig condition not noted. Hitched to Hallbankgate and walked up fairly directly to Cold fell. Then along the ridge to Great Blacklaw, Three Pikes, Croglin Fell, Tom Smiths stone, Blackfell and then Hartside pass. Then hitched home. Very boggy but not a soul on the hill!


Slightly damaged 30th Nov 2001  00:00  by Bramley

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10


Not Logged 15th Dec 2000  11:23  by Chalky

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


Slightly damaged 13th Jul 2000  12:30  by sleepwalker

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Walked up from Forest Head.


Good condition 27th Mar 1997  00:00  by mickandshane

FB Number: S1538  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

In the middle of a massive cairn. Plug missing.


Good condition 7th Aug 1994  15:00  by lonesome_cowboy_burt

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

Up from Howgill, return via Tindale Tarn. Golden Plover.


Good condition 11th Jun 1989  15:00  by arranc

Gridref: NY 60500 55600   FB Number: S1538  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

2 mile trudge by the side of a wire fence to the top. cotton grass underfoot. masses of wild strawberries and bleaberries. family of 15 grouselets flew from under my foot. Grey Nag to south.



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