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TP4307 - Knowsley Park
 
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Grid reference :
Type :
Condition :
Good Good condition
Flush Bracket :
S3516
OSGB36 Station :
SD30/21
Current use :
none
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP4307
County :
Merseyside
Nearest town :
PRESCOT

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Knowsley ParkSD30/21SD30S021345443.11394324.0297.5362PILLAR01/06/1946201/06/1946N0

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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 12896th with 42 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 4.93/10 (from 15 logged visits)
Was First logged: 6th May 1999
Was Last logged: 10th Aug 2017

Of the 15 logged visits,
3 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 89995m
The average error was 29999m
1 was exact

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Logged Visits:

Good condition 10th Aug 2017  18:45  by dugswell2

FB Number: S3516  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

It is still there.


Couldn't find it 12th Jun 2014  11:45  by arranc

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 1/10

could not leave vehicle because of lions!


Good condition 28th Sep 2013  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: SJ 45444 94327   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Very, lucky to find someone waiting to enter the park by the lodge @ SJ 442931. A second person arrived using the keypad to open the gates and we followed them in. Intended to find someone to ask but no one around near the big house. Spotted security guard parked up and he very kindly escorted me up to the trig (after a little begging). He said Lord and Lady Derby were willing to allow visits with permission but i have since heard this has been withdrawn due to too many requests. Estate Managers - Martin Harker and Edward Paddy (always helps to have a name) - good luck


Good condition 29th May 2011  09:30  by MickandKim

Gridref: SJ 45443 94324   FB Number: S3516  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Visited by kind permission of the Agent and thanks to the head of security for our escorted drive to the trig. E-mailed estates for access Nellie visiting relatives

©MickandKim
©MickandKim
©MickandKim
©MickandKim


Good condition 15th Apr 2009  12:10  by Late starter

FB Number: S3516  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Great to visit a trig that is usually out of bounds. And even better to be able to meet up with a fellow trigger - thanks Andy (asbown) for making the arrangements. Pillar located in nice setting in safari park. Plug with deeply indented lettering. BSM flush bracket.

Knowsley Park trigpoint


Good condition 15th Apr 2009  12:10  by Bergfuehrer

FB Number: S3516  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Lancashire. Thanks to asbown for arranging the escorted visit to this pillar in the grounds of Knowsley Park. We did not encounter any wild animals. BSM style flush bracket and plug intact with deep indented lettering.


Good condition 15th Apr 2009  12:10  by asbown

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

Many thanks to those who helped with information on how to gain access,very nice to have met some fellow triggers and share the odd story or two,it's not often you need to be escorted to a pillar but on this occasion our guide was very informative and more than happy to help in anyway possible.It will still be in Lancs long after I suspect some politician as once again reorganised local goverment but for the time being I needed this pillar as the u/a top of Knowsley,also had a look at a bus stop(Sefton u/a) and a water tower( Liverpool u/a) while I was in the area.


Couldn't find it 23rd Nov 2008  16:20  by Trigger

FB Number: S3516  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 5/10

Wrong time to gain access!


Couldn't find it 18th Nov 2008  19:56  by Triggers

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 1/10

the standard safari park route is the cosest i'm ever going to get to this


Couldn't find it 30th Jun 2006  15:06  by Dodders

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 5/10

Not able to reach trigpoint. Did visit the safari park in the vague hope that we may be able to see it, but alas no. Pillar is actually within a private area of Knowsley Park and therefore inaccessible to the public.


Couldn't find it 30th Jun 2006  15:06  by AnnRACS

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 5/10

Couldn't get to it. There may be a part of the safari drive that you may be able to see it in the distance. The best we could manage is about 1/2 mile away.


Good condition 29th Sep 2004  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S3516  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

vgc, metal cap deep letters, FB with S above numbers. A friend arranged access for a group of us :-)


Couldn't find it 19th Sep 2003  12:02  by Keith Stevens

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 5/10

Not likely to get this one, guarded by lions! Visted, but warned off well short of the location. Very Private.


Good condition 10th Jun 2003  19:30  by John Stead

Gridref: SJ 45445 04329   FB Number: S3516  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

I was very privileged to be able to visit this Trigpoint as it is in the middle of the private part of Knowsley Park, not normally accessible to the public. It may just be visible from the Safari Park as I could see rhinos. It is the nearest to my home and I was able to find a friend with the necessary clearances to pay the visit.

The Pillar and The Stand The Stand is a three storey tower which was used by the Earls of Derby to watch horse races in their own park. It is now derelict having lost its domed roof many years ago.
The White Man A statue in Knowsley Park with the Safari Park in the background (including rhinos in the original)
The plate


Couldn't find it 6th May 1999  12:58  by PeteBoggs

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 5/10

A drive through the safari park is as close as I am likely to get



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