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TP4442 - Little Hen Hill
 
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Grid reference :
Type :
Condition :
Good Good condition
Flush Bracket :
S6492
OSGB36 Station :
NY86/22
Current use :
none
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP4442
County :
Cumbria
Nearest town :
CARLISLE

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Little Hen HillNY86/22NY86S022362567.33575251.48343.8142PILLAR01/06/1953201/06/1953N0

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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 2300th with 27 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.40/10 (from 10 logged visits)
Was First logged: 25th Dec 2004
Was Last logged: 14th May 2019

Of the 10 logged visits,
5 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 59m
The average error was 13m
The closest was 1m

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Good condition 14th May 2019  10:30  by Borderer

FB Number: S6492  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Forest track from the north not shown on my OS map to within 50 metres of the pillar.

©Borderer


Good condition 23rd Mar 2019  10:02  by painterman61

FB Number: S6492  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Long drive in to this one to the start of the walk. Easy walking on forest tracks leads to the trig good views here you can see RAF Spadeadam base not many have been to this one even Paul xtr has not visited !

trig ©painterman61
top ©painterman61
fb ©painterman61


Good condition 31st Aug 2016  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: NY 62568 75249   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Excellent forest track from NY658761 (with locked gate!). At end of track, forest felled


Good condition 29th Aug 2016  13:00  by Moacky

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Cycled from locked gate to within 100m. of trig point. I could have been the last person on the planet.

©Moacky


Good condition 20th Sep 2014  10:39  by CJO

Gridref: NY 62568 75252   FB Number: S6492  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Cap missing. Healthy moss growth. Military radar installation visible in near distance.

Little Hen Hill


Good condition 15th Dec 2013  13:40  by sheepsocks

FB Number: S6492  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Walked in via forest track from the east. The first part, according to large notices, was closed to the public for logging operations until Feb 2014, but no-one around on a gloomy Sunday afternoon so nipped in. Tracks made for easy walking so round trip to the trig was only about 1h40. A lot of the forest has been felled including around the trig, so it was easy to find, though meant you were within sight of military buildings: hence didn't linger. Oddly there are no fences or signs to indicate that the trig is 100m inside the military range. It's good to know that there are still places in England so obscure and remote that even trig-baggers rarely pass by. With only 3 previous visits over 9 years, this must be one of the least visited English pillars.



Good condition 19th Sep 2009  12:07  by coinea

Gridref: NY 62570 75249   FB Number: S6492  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

S6492 Little Hen Hill.


Good condition 19th Sep 2009  12:06  by Clochandighter

Gridref: NY 62568 75250   FB Number: S6492  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

HISTORY: Pillar completed 8th July 1953 costing 15.4s.6d. Computed as secondary triangulation station NY86/22 within the block during 1953. Levelled for height also in 1953. Last maintained by the OS in June 1978. SITE VISIT: Parking for two cars outside locked forest gate at east end of track to north. Pillar in Good condition. Spider retains OS centre cap with deep indented letters. Flush bracket faces 180 south. Vented through sight hole on FB face. Safe distance away from anything MoD. As a British taxpayer, I have no qualms about walking on unfenced MoD land.

S6492 - Little Hen Hill pillar & FB.
S6492 - Little Hen Hill & GRP


Good condition 11th Feb 2007  13:00  by chrisbombington

Gridref: NY 62600 75300   FB Number: S6492  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

The gate saginanivalis drove through was locked so I had a long trek along the track passing potsloan (with sign Trespassers will be shot) then followed calf sike up towards the Trig,Please note this is MOD land and permission should be sort before visiting. see my log for Berry Hill

Little Hen Hill Trig & inserts FB & Top Wet day on Little Hen Hill


Good condition 25th Dec 2004  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S6492  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

vgc, metal cap (iced over at time of visit), rough wide clearing - Access:good forest road from (unlocked) gate to E then softer tk (just driveable) to just N of TP

S6492 fb ©peregrinus
S6492 top ©peregrinus
S6492 trig ©peregrinus



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