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TP4013 - Hopeshead
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There are 22 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 5974th with 34 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.48/10 (from 21 logged visits)
Was First logged: 13th Aug 2003
Was Last logged: 27th Mar 2019

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

All were within 120m
The average error was 19m
2 were exact

slateloose slateloose CJO CJO Border Peat Border Peat Mickandkim Mickandkim caroleengel caroleengel Clochandighter Clochandighter coinea coinea jonglew jonglew chrisbombington chrisbombington Hopeshead Hopeshead [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

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See 17 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Good condition 27th Mar 2019  11:43  by jonglew

Gridref: NY 46574 74498   FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Short walk after parking at bend in road. Pillar sits on a large plinth with stock fencing tight against its RHS. An original centre cap is retained, raised lettering; RHS sight hole open.

Pillar TP4013©jonglew
Spider TP4013©jonglew
Flush Bracket TP4013©jonglew

Good condition 25th Jul 2018  10:46  by slateloose

Gridref: NY 46500 74400   FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Easy access along farm driveway from Shaw's hill.

Good condition 9th Jun 2018  10:21  by Earby Rambler

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

Side of road easy great views on large plinth.


Good condition 9th Jun 2018  10:21  by painterman61

FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

easy roadsta bag trig in vgc on big plinth fine views

trig ©painterman61
top ©painterman61
fb ©painterman61

Good condition 5th May 2018  11:50  by sheepsocks

FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

Not very interesting trig in a field boundary. Landscape round here has a "forgotten" feel to it, the sad back-end of nowhere in particular.

Good condition 17th Sep 2017  09:44  by paulxtr

FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Easy bag from corner of road. One fence to hop.

Hopeshead ©paulxtr

Good condition 23rd Sep 2016  13:00  by Moacky

FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Simple visit, adjacent to lane.

Good condition 15th Sep 2016  07:20  by CornishWalker

FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 28th Feb 2016  11:00  by Borderer

FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Parked at the end of the farm road and a short walk to the pillar which is just off the road opposite a farm shed. Great views south to the north Penines, Lake District and Solway Firth.


Good condition 17th Oct 2015  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: NY 46571 74497   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 13th Apr 2015  14:58  by peebs

FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 21st Feb 2015  17:01  by CJO

Gridref: NY 46566 74490   FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

All intact on its plinth.


Good condition 15th Jun 2013  15:33  by jlc

Gridref: 55 03723 00250   FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

parked beside gate.20 yards of firm ground,and good views.

Good condition 30th Dec 2012  12:10  by Mickandkim

Gridref: NY 46571 74497   FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Drove up lane to tracktor shed trig on right at fence

Good condition 5th May 2012  19:50  by Border Peat

Gridref: NY 46572 74494   FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Access over gate and easy step over fence at trig

Good condition 23rd Aug 2008  19:52  by coinea

Gridref: NY 46572 74500   FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

S6891 Hopeshead.m

Good condition 23rd Aug 2008  19:51  by Clochandighter

Gridref: NY 46576 74494   FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

HISTORY: Pillar completed 19th March 1952, cost not on record. Computed as secondary triangulation station NY45/17 within the Carlisle block during 1953. Levelled for height to Class 1 precision, tertiary standards during 1955. Last maintained by the OS in July 1966. SITE VISIT: This log marks my first trig visit on OS Landranger 86. Pillar constructed on enlarged plinth. Spider has replacement OS cap with raised small lettering. Flush bracket faces 232, SW, along fence line. Vented through SE sight hole.

S6891 - Hopeshead pillar & FB

Good condition 10th Jul 2007  11:00  by chrisbombington

Gridref: NY 46600 74500   FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

next to the road

Hopeshead Trig and inserts FB+Plug

Slightly damaged 30th Jul 2005  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S6891  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

shallow cracking, metal cap, small raised letters, on conc plinth N side of fence, 10m into field, near barn, OK view

Montaged by Jon Rouse ©peregrinus

Good condition 2nd Jun 2005  12:00  by iainmac

FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 2/10


Good condition 13th Aug 2003  19:30  by Isosceles

FB Number: S6891  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Excellent views to Carlisle, the Solway Firth and the Dumfries and Galloway coast


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