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TP3143 - Fernhurst Hill
 
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Type :
Condition :
Good Good condition
Flush Bracket :
S4562
OSGB36 Station :
SD74/T22
Current use :
none
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP3143
County :
Lancashire
Nearest town :
BLACKBURN

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Fernhurst HillSD74/T22SD74T022367253.98424762.51218.7423PILLAR01/06/1948101/04/1961N0

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There are 98 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 3664th with 23 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.91/10 (from 91 logged visits)
Was First logged: 7th Jan 2004
Was Last logged: 22nd Feb 2020

Of the 91 logged visits,
24 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 82m
The average error was 10m
2 were exact

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Selection of photos for this Pillar.


©WuzzerL

©Pritch227
TP 3143 on Fernhurst Hill
By Weeble

©ADT
Open views
By jedmac
The spider
By jedmac
Flush bracket
By jedmac
Fernhurst Hill
By Topofthemoor
S4562 - Fernhurst Hill
By Clochandighter
See 89 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Good condition 22nd Feb 2020  09:47  by G3mm4.B

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


Good condition 19th Oct 2019  18:17  by Pritch227

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

©Pritch227


Good condition 19th Oct 2019  18:17  by WuzzerL

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

handy at side of style good views

©WuzzerL


Good condition 23rd Jun 2019  11:14  by Weeble

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

Parked in the lay-by and walked along the footpath.

TP 3143 on Fernhurst Hill TP 3143 with Flush Bracket S 4562 on Fernhurst Hill and Blackburn in the backgrounders.


Good condition 12th Jun 2019  16:03  by FrankR

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


Good condition 13th Nov 2018  10:30  by ADT

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

With JB, from layby.

©ADT


Good condition 26th Oct 2018  11:00  by jedmac

Gridref: SD 67253 24758   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

This is an easy trig to visit. There is space for 3 cars off road just 30 yds from the trig which is just behind a dry stone wall. If you like views of Ewood Park and Darwen then this is your dream trig ??.

Trig The trig is hidden somewhat by a dry stone wall
Flush bracket The trig could do with a fresh coat of paint
Open views Good open views to the east
View to Blackburn Open views to Ewood Park and Blackburn
The spider


Good condition 21st Oct 2018  12:30  by arranc

Gridref: SD 67200 24700   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10


Good condition 24th Jun 2018  12:00  by Topofthemoor

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Stood on the stile at the layby and the trig point is visible. Nice views.

Fernhurst Hill
Fernhurst Hill
Fernhurst Hill
Fernhurst Hill
Fernhurst Hill
Fernhurst Hill. Kes up above.


Good condition 22nd Jun 2018  13:00  by Wayne Mac

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

Bagged Trig along with the 2 Tumps of Bog Bank and Winter Hill on a circular walk from Tockholes

Pillar


Not Logged 23rd Mar 2018  09:42  by chevyfire

Gridref: SD 67263 24767   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 9/10

parked in lay by, corner of road. good view of Blackburn and northern and eastern hill tops beyond

view
trig


Not Logged 31st Dec 2017  11:22  by cathy trickett

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10




Good condition 25th Nov 2017  11:26  by Earby Rambler

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

I walked up from the footpath off Heys lane NW of pillar on a revisit after alighting the 07.50 152 Preston bus from Burnley.I walked the Leeds & Liverpool canal from Eanam Wharf to Heys Lane,on to Bunkers Hill next.

Approach
Approach
Trig
Panoramic
Panoramic
Ewood Park


Good condition 5th Nov 2017  11:00  by sean_tither

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Fernhurst Hill not happy about people dumping their household rubbish in the fields...Grrrr!


Good condition 28th May 2017  12:30  by SJW1960

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


Good condition 27th May 2017  00:00  by Bramley

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


Good condition 11th Mar 2017  13:27  by Hands

Gridref: SD 67254 24763   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 3/10

From lay-by on corner , short muddy walk to Trig. Which is situated close to a wall and a muddy gateway. Interupted views include Darwen Tower and Ewood Park..Plastic cap One Sight Hole open and string in the loops

Trig ©Hands
String and Ewood ©Hands


Not Logged 25th Aug 2016  18:07  by joho89

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

©joho89


Good condition 31st Jul 2016  09:10  by Chris9870

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Short walk from lay you on bend. Nice views.


Good condition 18th May 2016  09:20  by srichy20

Gridref: SD 67247 24752   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Done as part of a circular walk taking in Darwin Moor. but would be an easy drive by





Good condition 15th May 2016  11:55  by Clochandighter

Gridref: SD 67253 24765   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

HISTORY: Pillar built in June 1948 costing ú8.19s.9d. Computed as tertiary triangulation station SD74/T22 in 1948. Levelled for height in 1961. Last maintained by the OS in October 1980. SITEáVISIT: Straightforward approach from southwest. Parking layby on north side of road by bend. RoW with stiles. Pillar in good condition. Spider centre contains a grey plastic cap, fitted 4/06/2000 by JWR. Flush bracket faces NNW ~331░ Vented through NE sight hole. 225░ panoramic view spans from NW through east to south.

S4562 - Fernhurst Hill & GRP


Good condition 7th Apr 2016  14:27  by vegibagger

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

Very muddy area....eastern edge of tump that's half km west

trig ©vegibagger
fb ©vegibagger
top ©vegibagger


Good condition 14th Mar 2016  17:07  by catman

Gridref: SD 67251 24754   FB Number: S4562   Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Muddy-cattle still there.


Good condition 23rd Feb 2016  12:22  by amblerbob

Gridref: SD 67256 24766   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

From Roddlesworth Information Centre on a lovely sunny winter's day. Highland cattle still in field.


Not Logged 17th Jan 2016  11:12  by bluetoe

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


Good condition 16th May 2015  18:00  by weekender

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


Good condition 25th Apr 2015  19:25  by dal

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Good view point.


Good condition 14th Apr 2015  19:42  by Griefmiester

Gridref: SD 67252 24762   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Parking on the corner in lay-by, very short walk along the ROW to pillar, located next to dry stone wall stile, Good condition, Highland Longhorn and Calf in field.

Pillar & FB


Good condition 3rd Jan 2015  00:00  by dogwalking

Gridref: SD 67256 24764   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10


Good condition 22nd May 2014  13:32  by stevebm

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

gives a nice view of ewood park


Good condition 3rd Oct 2013  14:51  by The Magna Defender

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

One I forgot to log a long time ago


Good condition 4th Sep 2013  10:36  by jamiekeighley

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

Parked at lay-by by start of footpath for a 2 minute walk down to trig. Surprisingly good views over Blackburn.

©jamiekeighley


Good condition 9th Jun 2013  17:08  by paulxtr

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Fernhurst Hill ©paulxtr


Good condition 1st Jun 2013  14:30  by pendlelill

Gridref: SD 67256 24766   FB Number: S4562   Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

good view of Blackburn. trig in good nick.

view towards Darwen tower ©pendlelill


Good condition 16th Apr 2013  17:45  by tommo

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

(105) visited en-route to see Hudersfield Town v Blackburn Rovers,(lost 1-0) pillar in excelent condition with vast views over Blackburn and the moors,


Good condition 29th Mar 2013  16:00  by timdoggart

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

Quick trip - very close to road - still some snow around. Good views of Ewood Park!

Trig point Good Friday trig ©timdoggart


Good condition 17th Mar 2013  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: SD 67257 24764   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 6th Oct 2012  14:00  by slateloose

Gridref: SD 67200 24700   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Nice easy trig shame about having to climb over fence,no stile on footpath.But thanks to Happycyclist for the paint work.


Good condition 7th May 2012  15:00  by CJO

Gridref: SD 67254 24760   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Verywell looked after, thanks to Happycyclist


Good condition 7th Apr 2012  09:17  by Earby Rambler

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Trig


Good condition 11th Feb 2012  11:50  by dugswell2

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Quick bag before collecting Bog Bank on otherside of road, a P38. Two lazy highland cows in field before lovely white trig.

Trig + surrounds ©dugswell2
FLUSH BRACKET ©dugswell2
Lazy Highland Cow ©dugswell2


Good condition 13th Dec 2011  09:30  by Sandgrownun

Gridref: SD 67256 24766   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Parked in layby and pillar is visible from there.Pillar is still pristine white,1 sight hole open,plastic plug fitted.Surprisingly decent views and T'Rovers ground just below.Cattle gone.

Fernhurst Hill. Pillar.
Fernhurst Hill. Flush bracket.
Fernhurst Hill. Spider & plug.
Fernhurst Hill. Who are ya!!


Good condition 7th Dec 2011  11:37  by trigging on an island

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Walked up from Blackburn train station. Got a bit disorientated in the new housing estate not marked on my map. Happycyclist's paintwork on the pillar still looks lovely. Continued onwards next to Darwen Moor.

Trig and trees


Good condition 18th Sep 2011  14:41  by blackboot29

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Walked past this trig on a 7m road/canal walk around Ewood Park area. Happycyclist has done a very good job of painting it - very impressed!!


Good condition 20th Aug 2011  14:02  by BLACKCATWHITEFEET

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


Good condition 20th May 2011  16:26  by Border Peat

Gridref: SD 67255 24760   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Easy access from rd,ROW to trig has anybody told the highland cows this S4562©Border Peat
Take some moooving on S4562©Border Peat


Good condition 5th May 2011  16:48  by tigger4242

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Easy acces from road down the public footpath. Great views of Blackburn

©tigger4242


Not Logged 24th Apr 2011  10:00  by chocolate_chops

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


Good condition 3rd Mar 2011  11:43  by wrose

Gridref: SD 67255 24766   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Easily accessible and visible. At side of public footpath. I parked in gateway to the south where there is a footpath sign but the only means of access was to climb the locked gate. Pillar in good condition. Views over Blackburn.

S4562 Fernhurst Hill Pillar.
S4562 Fernhurst Hill Flush Bracket.
S4562 Fernhurst Hill Plug.


Good condition 8th Feb 2011  00:00  by happycyclist

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

Visited again on 1st and 2nd September 2011 to give the trig a lick of paint. It will probably attract graffiti, being where it is, but I reasoned that shouldn't stop anyone from trying to make things look nicer.




Good condition 8th Dec 2010  10:40  by painterman61

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Not far from road easy, fine view from steep drop-off to blackburn.Trig in vgc with plastic cap.This was my 100th trig!

the trig ©painterman61
Top view ©painterman61
top ©painterman61
FB ©painterman61


Good condition 3rd May 2010  09:27  by THE CYCLIST

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 4th Apr 2010  00:00  by Mickandkim

Gridref: SD 67254 24763   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Trig has it,s own lay-by Hop over gate and short walk


Good condition 29th Mar 2010  12:35  by MBFace

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Found while doing the Introduction to Trigpointing geocache. Don't need to be introduced - this is #64 for us.


Good condition 25th Mar 2010  15:05  by lomax1

Gridref: SD 67265 24761   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Came to this after doing the nearby reelers trail cache series.

The flush Bracket
Trigpoint


Good condition 23rd Mar 2010  15:35  by wanderer

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 22nd Mar 2010  08:20  by bluebeard

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10


Good condition 25th Feb 2010  12:27  by Keith Stevens

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

By the wall, overlooking Blackburn. From the lane to the south, I walked DOWN HILL to get it. Not often you can do that. OK condition, plastic plug

Fernhurst Hill pillar


Good condition 7th Nov 2009  10:40  by Triggers

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

done as part of round of 10 round Blackburn. Scruffy approach. how many trigs have view of football grounds??

Pete By Trig ©Triggers
Me at Trig ©Triggers
Ewood Park from Trig ©Triggers


Good condition 7th Nov 2009  09:39  by PeteBoggs

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

Part of round of trigs with T'Riggers - view of beloved Ewood Park


Good condition 20th Jun 2009  14:25  by PhilPamAndRob

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

In the area for some geocaching, so stopped for this trig.

Trig Pillar ©PhilPamAndRob
Trig Plaque ©PhilPamAndRob


Good condition 14th Jun 2009  16:32  by Aye Jimmy

Gridref: SD 67254 24766   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

First of seven roadside TPs done today.

Fernhurst Hill The TP and view.
Fernhurst Hill The FB.


Good condition 24th May 2009  21:15  by The Moor We Hunt...

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Good view over Blackburn.


Not Logged 31st Mar 2009  00:00  by bargee

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

found due to the geocache here


Good condition 3rd Jan 2009  14:20  by ocean soul

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Just off road and easy access.Good views of Ewood Park.


Good condition 24th Dec 2008  08:20  by pete37038

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Great views - can see all over from here ! doing the nearby cache

Fernhurst Hill 1 Fernhurst Hill©pete37038


Good condition 22nd Oct 2008  10:15  by countrymatters

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

Came searching for nearby geocache.


Good condition 23rd Sep 2008  12:10  by Hellawi

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


Good condition 14th Sep 2008  12:00  by Trig391

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

Trig in good Condition.

Fernhurst Hill. ©Trig391


Good condition 20th Jul 2008  14:00  by Citizen Smith

Gridref: SD 67256 24763   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Excellent, clear panoramic view of Jubilee Tower, Darwen Moors, Pendle Hill, Bowland Fells, Bleasdale Fells, M65 winding out of Blackburn and complete view of Blackburn. Outstanding.


Good condition 10th Jul 2008  11:47  by PopUpPirate

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

Vgc, easy to find and access, hid cache at same visit


Good condition 9th Jun 2008  17:15  by BILLY COO

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

FERNHURST HILL TRIGPOINT ©BILLY COO
FERNHURST HILL FLUSH BRACKET ©BILLY COO


Good condition 8th May 2008  13:00  by Kelsborrow Wayfinders

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Good view of Ewood Park on a lovely day

Fernhurst Hill
Fernhurst Hill S4562


Good condition 19th Apr 2008  00:00  by Rupertal

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


Good condition 14th Jun 2007  17:00  by rhayader_wanderer

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

easy walk decent view


Good condition 27th Nov 2006  16:15  by itschopper

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

An evening visit, well I was nearby. A good street lit view.


Good condition 20th Nov 2006  09:50  by lonesome_cowboy_burt

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

Visited during heavy rain shower - views would be good on another day. Easy access.


Good condition 27th Nov 2005  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

vgc, plastic cap, fine situation & view, pasture, by gate, below summit at top of steep slope, 100m N of road

Montaged by Jon Rouse ©peregrinus


Good condition 16th Jul 2005  16:35  by ted

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Plug replaced by plastic cover. Easy access - on footpath. View of Blackburn Rovers stadium.

Fernhurst Hill trig
Fernhurst Hill trig
Fernhurst Hill FB


Good condition 20th Feb 2005  12:50  by HEATHENS

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Good views including the football ground as stated.


Good condition 18th Feb 2005  12:00  by iainmac

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Cloud down; no view.

S4562
S4562
S4562


Good condition 19th Nov 2004  13:29  by bonatti

Gridref: SD 67257 24762   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Decent panoramic views

Pillar


Not Logged 29th Oct 2004  17:30  by Dallan72

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

Nice view!


Good condition 2nd Jul 2004  09:45  by mickandshane

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Easy access, Plug with metal insert.


Good condition 14th May 2004  17:30  by fasgadh

Gridref: SD 67253 24766   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Another good viewpoint for Blackburn, including Ewden Park. Just off a road on the edge of a wooded old quarry. Carted out a beer can.

Fernhurst Metal
Fernhurst And Blackburn Rovers' ground.
Fernhurst


Good condition 23rd Apr 2004  12:00  by Seasider

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Easy one near trees just off the road.


Good condition 16th Mar 2004  15:08  by John Stead

Gridref: SD 67252 24763   FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Splendid views of Blackburn/Darwen & M65 if you like that sort of thing!

The trig and M65


Good condition 13th Mar 2004  22:22  by stonestreaker

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

easy peasy


Good condition 6th Mar 2004  09:30  by Trigger

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

TP3143 Flush Bracket


Good condition 10th Jan 2004  09:00  by erdowt

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Good view of Blackburn Rovers FC ground

TP3143


Good condition 7th Jan 2004  15:45  by HamsterCaster

FB Number: S4562  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Easy to find, just park up at lay by. Over style next to gate. Follow footpath to next gate (damaged) and trig point is next to style. Good view over Blackburn and surrounding hills.



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