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TP4505 - Lochton
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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 17169th with 23 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 4.38/10 (from 13 logged visits)
Was First logged: 9th May 1987
Was Last found intact: 5th Nov 2011
Was Last logged: 8th Mar 2020

Of the 13 logged visits,
2 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 15m
The average error was 10m
The closest was 5m

CRAIL CRAIL coinea coinea Clochandighter Clochandighter Lochton Lochton [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

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Selection of photos for this Pillar.

By pricklyangelduo

By pricklyangelduo

S4811 Lochton
By coinea
By iainmac
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Logged Visits:

Couldn't find it 8th Mar 2020  12:45  by Skerryvore

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 0/10

Very disappointed didn't read logs before setting off for this one. Walked right up to spot where it should be and no sign of it. Wish I knew where the ditch was where Prickly Duo found it! Wonder how it met its end.

Moved 14th Jan 2020  12:23  by pricklyangelduo

FB Number: S4811  Condition: Moved  Score: 5/10

😢 Gone but not forgotten found it lying in the ditch but managed to get photos

Destroyed 16th Aug 2015  16:48  by BeardScot

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Destroyed  Score: 3/10

Gone. The crops are 2 feet tall, and there are tractor tracks for access, but there is no pillar any more.

Possibly missing 29th Nov 2014  16:00  by pittyplatsch

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Possibly missing  Score: 0/10

We arrived late and without really checking beforehand the logs of this trig. After we realized that it is located somewhere on farmland we decided to leave but before doing so we met some locals in a car asking us about our whereabouts. So we explained and got told that the trig point has been removed and dumped into some ditch by the farmer.

Good condition 5th Nov 2011  16:10  by Sandman

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

From the north past Cocklaw, no ladies, no bikes. Young crops, accessed through tractor lines


Unreachable but visible 27th May 2011  10:31  by agentmancuso

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Unreachable but visible  Score: 5/10

Bit odd this one. Parked at end of Cocklaw track, and the lady came down on a bicycle with her dogs before I'd gone more than a few yards. Civil enough once I'd explained myself, and helpfully showed me the way right through her garden to a vague view of the pillar standing in the middle of a crop field belonging to the other farm. I'd rather have had the chance to follow the track straight on to the trees and take my chances with tractor lines, but it might have been awkward, so I left at that.

Good condition 28th Nov 2009  14:30  by andyc

FB Number: S4811  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

OK views but overlooked by several farm houses and folk round here not used to triggers it seems.

Good condition 18th Oct 2008  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S4811  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

vgc, metal cap, shallow letters, weedy area, amidst tattie field.

Unreachable but visible 14th May 2008  20:14  by SlainteJimmy

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Unreachable but visible  Score: 5/10

Farmer busy ploughing the field.. a bit late in the day to await his leaving. :-(

Good condition 25th Sep 2006  12:30  by coinea

Gridref: NO 58534 09357   FB Number: S4811  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

S4811 Lochton

Good condition 23rd Jul 2005  14:38  by Clochandighter

Gridref: NO 58547 09368   FB Number: S4811  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Revisit. Second visit for photographs and GPS reading. Most easterly trig pillar in Fife. Pillar VGC. Spider has original OS cap with shallow engraved font. FB faces 0,due north. LHS sighting hole open, others plugged. Uncultivated top on arable land. Only weeds growing in this part of the field in 2005. Line of sight with Cocklaw Hill, Doon Hill, Sayers Law, Traprain Law, North Berwick Law, Lammer Law, Skid Hill, Allermuir Hill, Kellie Law and Drumcarrow Craig. Also views to May Island and Bass Rock. Built 8th July 1948. Tertiary station in Block NO42, Dundee.

S4811 - Lochton montage

Good condition 16th Dec 2003  12:00  by iainmac

FB Number: S4811  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 9th May 1987  16:26  by Clochandighter

FB Number: S4811  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

First visit. To record FB number. The pillar was completed 8th July 1948 costing 6.19s.6d. Later in 1948 this marker was computed for triangulation as tertiary station NO42/T23 within the Dundee secondary block. The flush bracket was levelled for height in 1967. This trig point was last maintained by the OS in June 1986. Furthest east trig pillar in Fife.

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