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TP3050 - Elmley
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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 6046th with 40 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.46/10 (from 13 logged visits)
Was First logged: 19th Apr 2003
Was Last logged: 8th Nov 2019

Of the 13 logged visits,
4 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 8m
The average error was 5m
The closest was 2m

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Selection of photos for this Pillar.

By asbown
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Logged Visits:

Good condition 8th Nov 2019  13:05  by asbown

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

Binoculars from the gate only, didn't want to upset anybody.

Good condition 8th Nov 2019  13:05  by The reluctant trigger

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

Good condition 18th Jun 2019  16:17  by Border Peat

Gridref: TQ 94377 68347   FB Number: S3493  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Unreachable but visible 12th Apr 2017  13:56  by CJO

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Unreachable but visible  Score: 5/10

Too many people about to allow a quick on foot visit. Got told off by a birder for getting out of the car just to get the binoculars off the back seat!

Good condition 1st Jul 2016  11:24  by jonglew

Gridref: TQ 94378 68343   FB Number: S3493  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

National Nature Reserve. Signage prohibits access; 550m walk along a good vehicle track to trig on edge of a drainage channel. Pillar in good condition, has a 'BSM' style FB; top cap missing, asphalt plug; all sight holes open. 360deg views across flat marshland. Sheppey was once 3 islands: Elmley, Sheppey and Harty, each island has a trig pillar.

Pillar TP3050©jonglew
Spider TP3050©jonglew
Flush Bracket TP3050©jonglew

Good condition 15th Feb 2016  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: TQ 94377 68350   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Parked @ TQ939683

Good condition 23rd Oct 2015  08:41  by g4wsb

Gridref: TQ 94377 68350   FB Number: S3493  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Access with permission farmer did not want to go, cows in field was afraid they would run ! Not reserved ground.


Unreachable but visible 1st May 2011  08:55  by THE CYCLIST

FB Number: S3493  Condition: Unreachable but visible  Score: 5/10

Contented with viewing from gate, as notice bars access due to wildlife reserve and this is the breeding season.

Good condition 16th Oct 2010  14:14  by Arnand

FB Number: S3493  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Parked outside gate to nature reserve. Lovely day with beautiful expansive views. Pillar in isolated location next to stream. Vgc with FB & asphalt cap

Elmley pillar

Good condition 22nd Oct 2006  13:55  by mickandshane

FB Number: 3493  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Parked at gate (which has sign saying no entry, wildlife sanctuary, in small letters) and walked along track, which leads to some sort of pump-house) to trig. It must be 500 metres at least, not the 100 metres as MCL says. Tarmac plug.

Good condition 30th Nov 2005  11:53  by Griefmiester

FB Number: S3493  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Located in the Nature Reserve next to a dyke, this is a very isolated place for the south east of England, made to feel worse today with a bitter wind. Pillar is in good condition, and appears to be used by the cows as both a scratching post and a Bovine Convenience (see Image)


Good condition 2nd Apr 2005  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S/3493  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

vgc, asphalt plug, edge of drainage dyke, upright but looking a bit vulnerable. RSPB reserve

montaged by JWR ©peregrinus

Good condition 19th Apr 2003  15:00  by MCL

FB Number: S3493  Condition: Good  Score: 3/10

Not to be confused with a famous brand of cream substitute, this pillar is in the middle of a bird sanctuary, at the side of a track that is closed to vehicles, yet quite walkable. Located 100 yards or so beyond the barrier gate right next to a river/stream/waterway of some description this location has got to be one of the most remote and desolate locations in the southeast of England. Even the birds seem to have abandoned it!

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