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TP2949 - Eaglesfield
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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 3582nd with 41 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.94/10 (from 35 logged visits)
Was First logged: 9th Jun 1988
Was Last logged: 12th Mar 2019

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

All were within 25578m
The average error was 1837m
2 were exact

catman catman caroleengel caroleengel Hartryggers Hartryggers CJO CJO Mickandkim Mickandkim chrisbombington chrisbombington Border Peat Border Peat bwm bwm Clochandighter Clochandighter GIRTy GIRTy jonglew jonglew Aye Jimmy Aye Jimmy Marramintar Marramintar CURRYSCRIM CURRYSCRIM Eaglesfield Eaglesfield [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

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Selection of photos for this Pillar.

©Hydro Navigator



Tribute to local farmer.
By iainmac
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Logged Visits:

Good condition 12th Mar 2019  11:45  by Hydro Navigator

FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

A nice memorial slate beside the pillar.

©Hydro Navigator

Good condition 5th Oct 2018  17:00  by catman

Gridref: NY 09771 27131   FB Number: S5768   Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

From lane to north west. Hardest part was dodging numerous cow claps(fortunately no cows).

Not Logged 13th Aug 2018  21:40  by mcbiydw2

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

Good condition 7th May 2018  16:50  by CURRYSCRIM

Gridref: NY 09770 52710   FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Took left hand gate and up field. There is a stone plaque to a local farmer.

Good condition 2nd May 2018  17:10  by Andy West

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

©Andy West

Good condition 31st Mar 2018  13:50  by bwm

Gridref: NY 09777 27131   FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Take left hand of 2 gates from road and follow fence line until trig is visible

Good condition 22nd Jan 2018  10:38  by jonglew

Gridref: NY 09774 27138   FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

From a field gate to SE; roadside verge parking. Pillar sits in a pasture at top of Crag Hills. Top cap missing, no plug; LHS sight hole open. Extensive panorama.

Pillar TP2949©jonglew
Spider TP2949©jonglew
Flush Bracket TP2949©jonglew

Good condition 16th Apr 2017  15:15  by Moacky

FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Parked in Deanscales. Up field with 'No Dogs' sign on it. Two barbed wire fences - easy enough, but there may be a gate somewhere?

Not Logged 1st Dec 2016  14:23  by peebs

FB Number: S5768  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10


Good condition 29th Oct 2016  12:52  by Earby Rambler

FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Visited with P61 on 8 Trig day out.

Memorial Stone

Good condition 29th Oct 2016  12:52  by painterman61

FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Easy bag from road over gate one fence to climb nice spot trig in vgc no plug.

trig ©painterman61
top ©painterman61
fb ©painterman61
trig ©painterman61

Good condition 1st Aug 2015  11:30  by Aye Jimmy

Gridref: NY 09778 27133   FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Cap missing. Plaque to local farmer on slate slab lying beside trig.

Eaglesfield View of trig.
Eaglesfield The flush bracket.

Good condition 10th Jun 2015  14:09  by GIRTy

Gridref: NY 09778 27131   FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Through roadside gate, up the field and over a barbwire fence/low wall to summit.

Tribute to local farmer. ©GIRTy
I lifted the piece of slate up and sat it against the pillar. ©GIRTy

Good condition 24th Apr 2015  15:30  by weekender

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

Good condition 17th Aug 2014  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: NY 09776 27128   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 6th Aug 2014  16:21  by paulxtr

FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Walked up the hill from the gate on the road to the east of the trig. Pleasant spot.

Eaglesfield ©paulxtr

Good condition 25th Jan 2014  08:30  by Mickandkim

Gridref: NY 09774 27132   FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Short steep up hill and only one fence

Good condition 21st Apr 2013  08:47  by stan toon

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

Few minutes from minor road to east.

©stan toon

Good condition 22nd Jul 2012  10:14  by CJO

Gridref: NY 09774 27132   FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

on a small limestone escarpment. Memorial plaque to local farmer Ken Richardson

aproaching S5768

Good condition 2nd Jun 2012  14:30  by jlc

Gridref: 54 37874 00323   FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

easy walk with great views

Good condition 9th Apr 2011  12:43  by Border Peat

Gridref: NY 09774 27134   FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Easy walk up field and over one barbed wire fence S5768©Border Peat

Good condition 3rd Mar 2011  21:41  by PeteBoggs

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

Quick trespass out of sight of farm


Good condition 24th Oct 2010  16:33  by Marramintar

Gridref: NY 09800 27200   FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Easy access, good views

Eaglesfield Crag Eaglesfield Crag Sunset

Good condition 6th Apr 2010  15:32  by THE CYCLIST

FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 25th Jul 2009  16:51  by Clochandighter

Gridref: NY 09778 27130   FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

HISTORY: Pillar completed 17th November 1949 costing 9.7s.10d. Computed as tertiary triangulation station NY11/T16 in 1952. Levelled for height in 1966. Last maintained by the OS in March 1977. OS Archive has FB S5678 in error. SITE VISIT: Parked by road to west of top. Pillar in good condition. Spider centre open. Flush bracket faces 271 west. Vented through north sight hole. Got chased by the bullocks here. They back off when eye contact is made.

S5768 - Eaglesfield pillar & FB

Good condition 18th May 2008  11:50  by Bergfuehrer

FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Cumberland. Views across to hills in Galloway as well as Lakeland. Plug missing.

Good condition 23rd Dec 2007  12:08  by andyc

FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Excellent views back to the fells. Only trig bagged on pre Christmas trip to Derwentbank HF.

Good condition 3rd Jul 2007  07:30  by chrisbombington

Gridref: NY 09800 27100   FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

cow fields. farmer OK

Eaglesfield nonplug

Good condition 9th May 2007  15:03  by Hartryggers

Gridref: NY 09769 27138   FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Parked in a lane just outside Deanscales tig high on a hill surrounded by cows.

Good condition 15th Mar 2006  12:00  by iainmac

FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

Unusually deep holes for hooks on top.


Good condition 22nd Feb 2004  21:46  by stonestreaker

FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

got the distinct feeling not welcome in this field my notes say s5768...


Good condition 14th Dec 2003  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

vgc; no plug; by wall & trees, pasture summit; OS db hardcopy had S5567 which contradicts S5768 found on site; neither num known elsewhere; S5673 Crosby next to it on OS db sheet for LR89, wrongly recorded as 5666 on their sheet; JWR's more recent OS dat

Good condition 6th Jul 2003  10:30  by Isosceles

FB Number: S57?8  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

My printed list from the OS gives the FB number as S5567 but the actual number looked like S5788 but the third numeral is indistinct.


Good condition 7th Oct 2000  19:40  by Cootking

FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Retro bag. Limited parking. Got soaked on ascent.

Good condition 9th Jun 1988  00:00  by RogerTempleman

FB Number: S5768  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

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