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TP3569 - Halferne
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Dumfries & Galloway
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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 4236th with 24 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.81/10 (from 21 logged visits)
Was First logged: 19th Jun 2005
Was Last logged: 20th Jan 2021

Of the 21 logged visits,
7 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 19m
The average error was 5m
1 was exact

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Good condition 20th Jan 2021  12:32  by jonglew

Gridref: NX 75796 67453   FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Short walk from field gate to SSW, can just about get car off the road. Pillar retains an original centre cap, raised lettering; LHD sight hole appears sealed, other 3 open.

Pillar TP3569©jonglew
Spider TP3569©jonglew
Flush Bracket TP3569©jonglew

Good condition 10th May 2019  16:19  by thejackrustles

FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Short walk from road up track to water tank. Missed Carlochan Hill 13557 as didn't realise it was a TUMP but you'd probably need to get on top of the reservoir to bag it.

Halferne selfie ©thejackrustles
Halferne collage

Good condition 23rd Mar 2018  07:00  by Dusty

FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Flush Bracket

Good condition 25th Sep 2017  17:56  by vegibagger

FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Up field from road to west...South side of circular reservoir type thing

Good condition 2nd Sep 2017  13:27  by agentmancuso

FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

From unmarked Passing Place just SE of track.

Good condition 8th Jul 2017  15:00  by CJO

Gridref: NX 75797 67446   FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

all intact. adjacent to large water storage tank


Good condition 21st Sep 2015  14:45  by Chalky

FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Retains OS cap.

Good condition 6th Jun 2014  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: NX 75798 67442   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 18th May 2014  12:32  by garryp383

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

Not the most strenuous walk from the road . whould have been a great view if not for the poor visibility.

Good condition 26th Sep 2013  11:36  by wrose

Gridref: NX 75799 67444   FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Like others I parked in the gateway to the south and entered field on track through gate. In good condition and still retains an original raised lettered plug. Adjacent to a hilltop reservoir.

S8320 Halferne Pillar.
S8320 Halferne Flush Bracket.
S8320 Halferne Plug.

Good condition 28th Dec 2012  11:45  by Mickandkim

Gridref: NX 75795 67445   FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Short walk up to res on path,parked at gate

Good condition 10th Sep 2012  08:40  by yukin61

FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

the pillar
north from TP3569
east from TP3569
south from TP3569
west from TP3569

Good condition 22nd Nov 2010  14:45  by hc67

FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Farm track, some mud. Good views, not far from road.

Good condition 28th Aug 2010  13:52  by Border Peat

Gridref: NX 75788 67463   FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

great view S8320©Border Peat

Good condition 14th Apr 2010  13:38  by The Magna Defender

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

great trig and a great location. perfect day to be out on holiday in Scotland. Love it :D

Good condition 30th Sep 2009  12:35  by BILLY COO

FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10


Good condition 24th Jun 2009  18:54  by Clochandighter

Gridref: NX 75799 67445   FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

HISTORY: Pillar completed 29th July 1955 costing 25.5s.0d. Computed as tertary triangulation station NX56/DM/T26 by distomat survey within the Kirkcudbright block during 1958. Levelled for height also in 1958. Last maintained by the OS in June 1988. SITE VISIT: Carlochan Hill. Pillar in good condition. Spider retains OS centre cap with raised large narrow letters. Flush bracket faces WSW, ~242. NW sight hole plugged, others open.

S8320 - Halferne pillar & FB

Good condition 27th Feb 2009  15:00  by earl grey

FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Trig seemed to be in good condition,and only a short stroll from the single track road below,but views were poor today as low cloud and slight rain,also there was a cattle feeding station very nearby making the ground quite churned up.

Good condition 23rd Sep 2006  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

vgc, metal cap, wide raised letters, meadow, just S of odd dome-covered resr. OK view

Good condition 9th Dec 2005  12:00  by iainmac

FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 3/10


Good condition 19th Jun 2005  12:45  by Stuart Cowan

FB Number: S8320  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Good condition pillar, flush bracket perfect, spider has letters missing due to weathering. Concrete water tank 10 metres away.

Flush Bracket S8320 Halferne
Water tank next to trig point Blazing June weather.
TP3569 - Halferne - Spider
TP3569 - Halferne Trig Point and Water Tank
TP3569 - Halferne Pillar
Fog, fog and more fog

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