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TP5524 - Pressendye
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OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
PressendyeNJ40/15NJ40S015349032.89808965.64619.6582PILLAR01/06/1956201/06/1956N0Also block NJ40

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There are 18 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 2126th with 47 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.41/10 (from 29 logged visits)
Was First logged: 7th Jun 1998
Was Last logged: 25th Dec 2018

Of the 29 logged visits,
9 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 73m
The average error was 18m
The closest was 1m

arranc arranc nozzer nozzer Garth Fenton Garth Fenton Clochandighter Clochandighter vgiorgio vgiorgio BigJ BigJ jonglew jonglew vgiorgio vgiorgio fasgadh fasgadh Pressendye Pressendye [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

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Selection of photos for this Pillar.

Flush Bracket
Pressendye spider
S8710 - Pressendye
By Clochandighter
S8710 - Pressendye
By Clochandighter
See 12 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Good condition 25th Dec 2018  11:30  by jonglew

Gridref: NJ 49035 08967   FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Up from the Petts, parking part way between B road and East Pett. Linear Christmas Day blow to Deskryshiel. With Gill Stevens. Pillar has a smooth fine-screed finish; no centre cap or plug; rear sight hole open, RHS plug degrading. Fine and extensive panoramic views.

Pillar TP5524©jonglew
Spider TP5524©jonglew
Flush Bracket TP5524©jonglew

Good condition 13th Dec 2018  00:00  by billygunn

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

Found whilst Geocaching.

Good condition 28th Sep 2018  10:54  by Bexen

FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Great views from Trig and enjoyable walk to it.

Good condition 21st Jul 2018  15:39  by vgiorgio

Gridref: NJ 49032 08963   FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 1st Jul 2018  12:04  by tummelv

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

Found this one whilst geocaching. Couldn't find the geocache but found this trig ok! Stunning 369 degree views from this one.

Good condition 28th Jun 2018  11:20  by ngthack

FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Pressendye FB ©ngthack
Pressendye spider ©ngthack
Pressendye general view. ©ngthack

Good condition 25th Jun 2018  19:31  by vgiorgio

Gridref: NJ 49033 08969   FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 15th Aug 2017  15:24  by BigJ

Gridref: NJ 49032 08966   FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Magic summit with great views all round. With Nozzer.

The sign at the start. ©BigJ

Good condition 15th Aug 2017  15:15  by nozzer

Gridref: NJ 49033 08956   FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Accessed the trig from the farm at NJ472076 up the wright of way path to the fence on the ridge followed this to Trig,

Good condition 28th Apr 2017  13:47  by vgiorgio

FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 11th Mar 2017  17:03  by Fester

FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Not Logged 29th Jun 2016  12:00  by ger

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

Good condition 5th Jun 2016  12:20  by B.bird

FB Number: S 871  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

A Graham summit on a hot day great views great shelter cairn here & the neighbouring hill Pittenderich

Good condition 17th Apr 2015  14:08  by mcbboyd

FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

First trig point logged on here. Found during a walk up and around Pressendye on 17/04. In good condition.

Good condition 4th Jul 2014  15:06  by Garth Fenton

Gridref: NJ 49034 08957   FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

centre missing

Good condition 27th May 2014  18:10  by Sealf4

FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Thought I had logged this so it was nice to find I had done another one without leaving my fireside as it were! Great walk from Tomnaverie Stone Circle up Pressendye and back via Pittenderich and its large cairn

Good condition 1st Dec 2013  00:00  by shanksi

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

Visited on family walk

Good condition 28th Apr 2013  12:27  by Sandrax2

FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Good condition 31st Mar 2012  18:00  by Chalky

FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

VGC. Spider centre open. Previously visited this Marilyn/Graham 27/12/99 no trig details noted.

Good condition 11th Sep 2011  12:46  by stonestreaker

FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 3rd May 2011  12:21  by Clochandighter

Gridref: NJ 49034 08960   FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

HISTORY: Pillar completed 8th April 1956 costing 34.0s.0d. Computed as secondary triangulation station NJ40/15 within the Ballater block during 1956. Levelled for height also in 1956. Last maintained by the OS in June 1978. SITE VISIT: Parked on west verge, south of track entrance at NJ520086. Followed mapped track to NJ502087. Then random route through woods to open hillside. Pillar in good condition. Spider centre open. Flush bracket faces 93 east. All sight holes open innards, blocked with debris dropped down through spider centre. 360 panoramic view. Returned via similar route but further north through woods and got caught up in windthrow for a while.

S8710 - Pressendye & GRP
S8710 - Pressendye pillar & FB

Good condition 19th May 2010  15:47  by ProSpec

FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Great views. There is a Playboy Bunny mown out on the moor at NJ 4692 0972 (5710'30.76"N 252'48.27"W). It can also be seen on Google Earth.

Pressendye pillar with Lochnagar in the distance
Playboy Bunny

Not Logged 21st Nov 2009  13:00  by egtonio

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

Good condition 14th Dec 2008  11:23  by Drumlin

FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

I'm sure there are splendid views from here - when the cloud clears!

Not Logged 12th May 2007  12:44  by fergie

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

Good condition 25th Feb 2007  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

vgc, no cap or plug. Just SE of big summit cairn. Mist, no view. Group visit to celebrate Alison Richardson's 600th Marilyn.

S8710 fb ©peregrinus
S8710 top ©peregrinus
S8710 trig & cairn ©peregrinus
S8710 trig ©peregrinus

Good condition 14th Jun 2004  11:35  by arranc

Gridref: NJ 49000 08900   FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

two hen harriers quartering the moor. magic.

Good condition 16th Sep 2001  16:00  by fasgadh

Gridref: NJ 49076 09003   FB Number: S8710  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Near a big cairn. Visited after a trip to 57N 03W for the degree confluence project

Not Logged 7th Jun 1998  12:00  by peregrinus

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

No details noted - track W to pass, easy heather to fine cairned summit & view, stony track on descent, last bit of track to West Balnakelly has disappeared

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