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TP5394 - Penshaw Hill
 
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Condition :
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Flush Bracket :
S4124
OSGB36 Station :
NZ29/49
Current use :
none
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP5394
County :
Tyne & Wear
Nearest town :
WASHINGTON

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Penshaw HillNZ29/49NZ29S049433376.72554374.730.0003PILLAR01/06/198400
Penshaw HillNZ29/49NZ29S049433376.75554374.680.0004PILLAR01/06/198101Refixed 1984
Penshaw HillNZ29/49NZ29S049433376.86554374.630.0004PILLAR01/06/196601Refixed 1981
Penshaw HillNZ29/49NZ29S049433377.42554374.80136.4102PILLAR01/06/1947101/12/1963N1Refixed 1966

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There are 82 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 1002nd with 18 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.86/10 (from 94 logged visits)
Was First logged: 15th Sep 1998
Was Last found intact: 24th Sep 2017
Was Last logged: 27th Sep 2017

Of the 94 logged visits,
27 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 141438m
The average error was 5247m
2 were exact

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Logged Visits:

Not Logged 27th Sep 2017  20:56  by andynez

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

©andynez


Good condition 24th Sep 2017  13:20  by Pritch227

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

superb monument for such little effort,the large stone structure isn't too bad either.

©Pritch227


Good condition 24th Sep 2017  13:20  by Laura Rennie

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10


Good condition 20th Sep 2017  08:54  by pauljoiner

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

©pauljoiner


Good condition 26th Aug 2017  17:18  by Earby Rambler

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 10/10

Walked up with P61 on 11 Trig day out,what an amazing top with fantastic views.

Approach
Trig
Monument
Plaque


Good condition 26th Aug 2017  17:18  by painterman61

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Easy walk up steps great views here trig in vgc is overshadowed somewhat by the monument which is very impressive .

trig ©painterman61
trig n mon ©painterman61
top ©painterman61
fb ©painterman61


Not Logged 25th Jul 2017  22:00  by Thomas David Whitaker

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

A brilliant place to visit at night with the monument looking at it's best when lit up Good car park and a stepped route to the top. Do any other trigs get LED illumination?


Good condition 8th Jul 2017  14:13  by geodruth

FB Number: S4121  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Found by mistake when looking at Penshaw Monument. A very easy bag


Slightly damaged 1st Jul 2017  09:42  by vegibagger

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

25 years driving by this monument and trig. finally visited. no plug amazing monument

trig ©vegibagger
fb ©vegibagger
top ©vegibagger
location ©vegibagger


Good condition 27th Apr 2017  11:00  by Moacky

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Nearby monument is totally overshadowed by the pillar. In another location the monument would be a prominent landmark for miles around.

©Moacky


Good condition 12th Mar 2017  00:00  by dogwalking

Gridref: NZ 33376 54375   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

easy to find


Slightly damaged 22nd Feb 2017  11:51  by ger

Gridref: NZ 33375 54376   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Very popular NT spot - monument is a prominent landmark. Top corner & part of a top edge of trig pillar is damaged. Good views.


Good condition 16th Aug 2016  09:50  by Phil Clayton

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Truly monumental surrounds.


Good condition 15th Jul 2016  20:40  by We TRye hard

Gridref: NZ 33377 54374   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Nice evening with lots of folk still around

©We TRye hard


Good condition 9th Jul 2016  22:45  by monkeydestructor

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Monument looking good lit up in the dark


Good condition 9th Jul 2016  22:42  by thejackrustles

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Great place to visit at night as it's all lite up. Brilliant spot.

Penshaw Hill YOSM crew ©thejackrustles
Penshaw Hill by night ©thejackrustles
Penshaw Hill Collage


Good condition 9th Jul 2016  22:32  by gerryu2

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

Great place to visit at night as it's all lite up. Brilliant spot.


Good condition 25th Jun 2016  14:18  by wavydale

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Here with family and caching too :-)

Flush Bracket


Not Logged 13th Jun 2016  21:03  by pcriddy

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


Good condition 11th May 2016  15:52  by Sandgrownun

Gridref: NZ 33377 54374   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Somewhat dwarfed, in more ways than one, by the impressive monument. Pillar in good nick, no cap/plug, one sight hole open. Not bad views either.

Penshaw Hill. Pillar.
Penshaw Hill. Pillar.
Penshaw Hill. Pillar.
Penshaw Hill. Flush bracket.
Penshaw Hill. Top.


Good condition 11th May 2016  14:30  by offpiste

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Easy walk up from nearby road. Good views all round. Hasting hill clearly visible.




Good condition 20th Mar 2016  14:15  by Borderer

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Visited previously during my pre-trig days and can't remember seeing it. We had the monument to ourselves last time this time busy with people making the most of a warm Spring day.

©Borderer


Good condition 11th Mar 2016  12:40  by arranc

Gridref: NZ 33379 54374   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10


Good condition 20th Feb 2016  15:44  by catman

Gridref: NZ 33391 54396   FB Number: S4124   Condition: Good  Score: 6/10


Good condition 19th Sep 2015  17:28  by orlando rat

Gridref: NZ 33377 54375   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Amazing sites from here plus the monument. Difficult to be bettered.

Penshaw Hill


Good condition 18th Sep 2015  13:08  by Boz North

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10


Good condition 22nd Aug 2015  00:00  by Dumfriesmike

Gridref: NZ 33370 54370   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

no sign of the Lambton worm :-(


Not Logged 15th Aug 2015  00:00  by weirdbeard

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


Not Logged 15th Aug 2015  00:00  by weirdbeard

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


Good condition 8th Aug 2015  12:10  by Luckyuk26

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

Great views from this view


Good condition 3rd May 2015  13:35  by dugswell2

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Stunning location even on a damp grey day.


Good condition 15th Apr 2015  12:50  by DesG

Gridref: NZ 33380 54371   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Also logged as YSM558

Flush Bracket ©DesG
Trig Point ©DesG
Monument ©DesG


Good condition 22nd Mar 2015  15:25  by oodboo

Gridref: NZ 33377 54377   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Penshaw ©oodboo


Good condition 3rd Mar 2015  15:30  by carlgorse

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

Amateur Radio

Penshaw Trig Point ©carlgorse


Good condition 2nd Jan 2015  15:33  by Aye Jimmy

Gridref: NZ 33375 54376   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Totally overshadowed by the monument...

Penshaw Hill The trig.
Penshaw Hill The humble trig - it's there somewhere!
Penshaw Hill The FB.


Slightly damaged 31st Oct 2014  12:25  by rowleybirkin

Gridref: NZ 33376 54375   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

A slight deviation from our journey north up the A19 to Wallsend and well worth it . Not the best day for visibility but Hasting Hill pillar clearly visible 2 km due east.


Good condition 27th Oct 2014  10:15  by Ben Fogerty

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

A proper monument! It's visible from miles around, and the views are fantastic. The trig is right next to it gleaming white.

Penshaw hill


Slightly damaged 9th Sep 2014  13:44  by asbown

Gridref: NZ 33382 54379   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10


Good condition 24th Aug 2014  12:00  by Lordbigfoot

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


Not Logged 13th Aug 2014  20:43  by archi3020

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


Good condition 5th Jul 2014  14:55  by ocean soul

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Short stroll from minor road to SW .. Excellent views ..


Good condition 22nd Jun 2014  07:00  by Lodgebarn

Gridref: NZ 33374 54373   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

A very early morning visit to the monument and also as a bonus a YOSM geocache. Great views today.


Good condition 10th May 2014  10:34  by fitzydan

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Found while geocaching in the area. Great views from here today.

The Flush Bracket
The Trig Pillar


Good condition 3rd May 2014  12:36  by broadoak2006

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

Glorious views today

Penshaw Monument ©broadoak2006


Good condition 22nd Mar 2014  12:18  by Alfred the great

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


Good condition 21st Feb 2014  13:47  by pickle

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Last visit of the day.


Good condition 28th Jan 2014  18:22  by Just-us-Two

Gridref: NZ 33376 54375   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Walked up at night. Trig painted white and in good condition.

Trig at night ©Just-us-Two

Trig from moument
Monument from Road parking.


Slightly damaged 28th Sep 2013  13:00  by Trigpointer78

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Great to find pillar in excellent condition, alongside an amazing landmark. Since the pillar is not fully intact, I have recorded the overall condition as stated.


Slightly damaged 20th Jun 2013  20:00  by ArthurH

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Great views on a clear day - even better from the top of the monument on a fair midsummer evening when the National Trust open it up - certainly worth it. GPS device still broken so no log. Pillar ok but plug missing so must be slightly damaged!

View from top of monument ©ArthurH


Good condition 11th Jun 2013  11:30  by dewdrop

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

easy find next to pseudo Greek temple which is well worth a visit for the amazing views and photo opportunities. Painted white and in perfect condition apart from missing the central plug


Good condition 27th May 2013  11:45  by archi3020

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Walked to this one from South Hylton. Was Going to Penshaw Monument and do a spot of geocaching when I got this to


Good condition 25th Apr 2013  16:55  by Griefmiester

Gridref: NZ 33379 54374   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Liked this one - easy walk up from the road to the West - It felt like a scene from Jason and the Argonaughts - great views, intersting area and monument. Pillar good condition.

Pillar & FB
GPS Data


Good condition 1st Dec 2012  11:28  by Bangkok_ian

Gridref: NZ 33377 54373   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

second tp today

Penshaw Hill Cold December morning - great views and a geocache.


Good condition 18th Sep 2012  14:00  by Walker Dan

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good views. Seen Penshaw Hill from most of the north east of England; now seen most of the North East of England from Penshaw monument.


Good condition 3rd Jun 2012  18:27  by Rick Trig

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

I've just got the bug, thanks to Stan Toon. My second logged trig point. I'm so excited I'll have to give it an 8

Nice fresh coat of paint
My first ever logged trigpoint ©Rick Trig


Good condition 7th May 2012  11:30  by Mickandkim

Gridref: NZ 33377 54375   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Easy route up with good views


Good condition 21st Apr 2012  16:00  by CJO

Gridref: NZ 33379 54373   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Had a recent coat of paint

fresh coat of paint


Good condition 15th Jul 2011  11:15  by bigtykedog

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

Stumbled over it during visit to monument. Great views.


Not Logged 26th May 2011  20:00  by bargee

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

caching after work up at the monument and came across the trig


Good condition 10th Apr 2011  14:38  by lolynn

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Visited while logging a geocache


Good condition 12th Mar 2011  10:02  by THE CYCLIST

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 5th Feb 2011  13:20  by ted

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

Plug missing and plaque gone. Paint flaking.

Penshaw Hill trig
Penshaw Hill trig
Penshaw Hill FB
Penshaw Hill top


Good condition 21st Jan 2011  15:45  by madaddo

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Great view from up here - got the Trig, whilst I was also getting the nearby cache.


Good condition 5th Oct 2010  15:44  by Clochandighter

Gridref: NZ 33371 54371   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

HISTORY: Pillar completed 19th July 1947 costing £5.5s.9d. Computed as secondary triangulation station NZ29/49 within the Newcastle block during 1947. Refixed as a fourth order station in 1966. Refixed again as fourth order in 1981 and finally refixed as a tertiary station in 1984. Levelled for height in 1963. Last maintained by the OS, 9th August 2000. SITE VISIT: Approached from southeast. Easy parking on section of old road on NW side of A183 at NZ335542. Follow mapped RoW to top. Situated to the west of the monument, the pillar in good condition, signs of one time plaque, now long gone. Spider centre open. Flush bracket faces 3°N. Vented through east sight hole.

S4124 - Penshaw Hill & GRP
S4124 - Penshaw Hill pillar & FB


Good condition 15th Jul 2010  20:15  by slateloose

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 2nd May 2010  12:00  by Historian

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Very breezy - didn't stay long!


Slightly damaged 26th Nov 2009  12:24  by TomL

Gridref: NZ 33376 54374   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Kicking my heels between meetings. A suprisingly lovely late Autumn day.

Penshaw Hill 261109 ©TomL


Good condition 25th Oct 2009  00:00  by Tonyht

Gridref: NZ 33400 54400   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Easy to locate and access. Close to the magnificent Penshaw Monument, this pillar has atmosphere and great views. Well worth the short sharp climb to get there.


Good condition 3rd Oct 2009  00:00  by Border Peat

Gridref: NZ 33300 54300   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

S1424©Border Peat


Good condition 24th Jul 2009  12:35  by sheepsocks

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

lovely views all round...lots of kids with grandparents and the occassional Japanese tourist.


Slightly damaged 20th Jul 2009  00:00  by Bramley

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10


Good condition 21st Nov 2008  14:34  by barnsley skip

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

walked up from car park at foot of hill good views. near to Hasting Hill trig to the east so will visit next.




Good condition 20th Mar 2008  07:30  by SlainteJimmy

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Cracking view alongside a Masonic Folly… outstanding ! Missing cap and a plaque ? I think the North sight was open (bit of a rush).

Penshaw Hill ..is that the biggest LEGO brick in the World ? ;-)


Slightly damaged 8th Nov 2007  15:24  by senrabyar

Gridref: NZ 33377 54378   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10


Good condition 28th Sep 2007  15:05  by Bergfuehrer

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

County Durham. Alongside an interesting local landmark, which is visible for miles. Plug missing.


Good condition 20th Jun 2006  13:30  by stan toon

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

Superb viewpoint and impressive monument.


Good condition 1st May 2006  07:09  by Andrew hunt

Gridref: NZ 33377 54370   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

The day was misrible, i would image the view is great on a good day.

Very Impresive Folly


Not Logged 22nd Feb 2006  19:16  by Longfram Kev

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

Great place, very cold and windy when we were up there but worth it for the fantastic views.


Slightly damaged 19th Feb 2006  14:00  by alistair_uk

Gridref: NZ 33377 54379   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Quite probably the furthest reaching view in the north east and well worth a visit. The trig in in good condition but the mount is slightly damaged.

Penshaw Hill Plate
Penshaw Hill
Penshaw Hill and the Monument


Slightly damaged 15th Oct 2005  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

no cap or plug, top screed damaged, on hill in front of Penshaw Monument- mock grecian temple, floodlit, striking in mist at night!

S4124 trig & monument on a foggy night ©peregrinus


Good condition 20th Sep 2005  09:14  by soloist

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

On way home from Northumbria so had a look


Not Logged 11th Sep 2005  14:00  by lost it

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

been here a few times


Slightly damaged 19th Jul 2005  18:00  by agentmancuso

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Curious setting, trig less knackered than others in area.


Not Logged 21st May 2005  16:00  by Dallan72

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

Found whilst Geocaching nearby.


Slightly damaged 4th May 2005  15:50  by billy twigger

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 9/10

Came here to pick up the microcache -but couldn't find it. Logging this is a type of compensation! Radio One roadshow being set up in the fields below. Its a small town!

Little pillar - BIG PILLARS!
Roadshow below!


Not Logged 13th Oct 2004  14:00  by gekocacher

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

Good spot was there to do cache, nice bonus !


Slightly damaged 27th Jul 2004  18:30  by drums4monty

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Came to do the Cache which I didnt find, walked straight past this Trig then thought, "hang on, thats a trig", then logged it. Great views.


Slightly damaged 24th May 2004  10:02  by wigglesworth

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Well worth the climband the monument is magnificent

Blue skies over Penshaw Hill


Slightly damaged 1st Apr 2004  14:15  by mickandshane

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Very impressive monument! Pillar has some concrete spalling at the top and the plaque has long gone. Plug missing.


Slightly damaged 30th Mar 2004  15:37  by fasgadh

Gridref: NT 33358 54380   FB Number: S4124  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Imagine my shock when that thing appeared out of the haar. Pillar dwarfed by the mother of all monuments, well until the Angel of course. There was a plaque on the pillar but it has long been nedded. Graffiti and a missing corner too.

Penshaw Hill
Penshaw Hill Damage


Good condition 6th Jan 2004  12:00  by iainmac

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Damaged plaque on trig - purpose unknown.

S4124
S4124
S4124


Good condition 5th Jan 2004  11:15  by dws771

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


Not Logged 25th Apr 2003  07:58  by Moss trooper

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10


Good condition 15th Sep 1998  12:35  by jimmy

FB Number: S4124  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

plug gone--always a pleasant stroll if you don't mind the litter around the Monument--splendid views



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