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TP5543 - Puttocks Hill
 
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Grid reference :
Type :
Condition :
Slightly damaged Slightly damaged
Flush Bracket :
S2126
OSGB36 Station :
PP246
Current use :
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP5543
County :
Suffolk
Nearest town :
BURY ST EDMUNDS

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Puttocks HillPP246PP246589820.25269583.1667.3791PILLAR01/06/1938101/06/1973N0

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There are 9 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 17270th with 29 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 4.40/10 (from 15 logged visits)
Was First logged: 3rd Jan 2004
Was Last logged: 3rd Apr 2022

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

All were within 85m
The average error was 31m
1 was exact

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Logged Visits:

Slightly damaged 3rd Apr 2022  11:00  by Wheresthatpenguin

Gridref: TL 89820 69583   FB Number: S2126  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Parked on Brand Road. Followed the directions kindly provided by @THE CYCLIST. Thank you. There is a large chunk missing on one corner at the top. The pillar is a primary. One final note, this pillar appears to have been moved as it is now in open ground well away from any trees and hedge. Furthermore, the flush bracket is now at ground level. Moreover, looking at previous photos, it certainly looks like the pillar was in a different location back then to where it is now. Hence, my view is it has been relocated within the compound - to a better area in my view compared to the previous one

Pillar
Flush Bracket
Spider/Theodolite Mount
Pillar You will note that I had some interested spectators for my visit!


Slightly damaged 11th May 2019  20:46  by WanderingSal

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10


Slightly damaged 22nd Jan 2019  10:31  by slateloose

Gridref: TL 89800 69500   FB Number: S2126  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Thank to all the previous logs for making this now an easy find. The trig is a very miserable place under the tree. A quick in and out thankfully no barking dogs.


Slightly damaged 3rd Apr 2018  14:31  by CJO

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Plastic cap. Under a dank Leylandii tree next to a collapsing fence boundary, with a house adjacent. Large chunk missing from top.

Puttocks Hill


Slightly damaged 3rd Apr 2017  10:37  by sven

FB Number: S2126  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 3/10

The only challenge is access over the two metal gates. I climbed over the fence and turned green due to algae. The pillar has peeling original paint. One corned is chipped off. Zero views. A tragedy for the pillar. I picked my way over gates gingerly easing giant brambles out of the way.


Slightly damaged 16th Aug 2015  14:10  by bwm

FB Number: S2126  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 3/10

Brambles! Lots of brambles


Slightly damaged 11th Nov 2014  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: TL 89820 69593   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Further to The Cyclists helpful info., once on the track I found it easier to walk a further 6m past the gates (which led to a very overgrown area) and climb over the wooden fence. Then straight ahead to pillar in trees


Slightly damaged 26th Oct 2014  10:45  by Tomaszewski

FB Number: S2126  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Trig is in small fenced area very overgrown with thistles with some damage at the top .


Good condition 6th Apr 2013  19:04  by THE CYCLIST

FB Number: S2126  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Not shown on OS 1:50,000. but noted on OS website. Checked on this Website as present and looked at Peregrinus's notes. Rode up and down road trying to decide which trees he was referring to. Occupants just leaving bungalow that seemed most likely. The lady said that there had been a pillar but that it had been removed. Let them drive off while having a drink and studying map for onward route wondering whether to nose round in their absence. Saw man exit next house along pushing steel I-beam on trolley and made enquiries of him. "Yes it's just across that ground in hedge"! Look for large gates with "Peacehaven" in large metal letters. there is a track to fields immediately adjacent and a few feet along this are two low metal gates on the right. Cross these and straight across the rough ground beyond and the pillar is just hiding in the cypresses beyond your side of the fence!


Slightly damaged 7th Mar 2009  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S2126  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 3/10

Top slightly chipped, plastic cap; no change since 2004 except now completely hidden in thick W-E cypress hedge, in outer garden accessed via gate from S. NB its not at roadside but c. 20m back. Revisited for photos and to check status in view of reported disappearance.

S2126 FB
S2126 top
S2126 trig
S2126 trig


Destroyed 22nd Oct 2005  07:15  by DesG

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Destroyed  Score: 0/10

We were in the area doing a few local caches and the location of this trig is shown on Memory Map, right by the road, and as we were driving right past the thing we thought it would be a nice easy find, a quick search and no trig so we went on our way caching, it was only when we arrived home and checked it out that we found it was missing...must check first in future before trying to find something that's not there.


Possibly missing 3rd Jun 2005  16:05  by asteroth

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Possibly missing  Score: 5/10

Several bungalows and thick vegetation obscure the view.otherwise very good view all around Radio mast several metres along road.Trig possibly removed now unusable.


Destroyed 16th Jan 2005  10:05  by Elvi5uk

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

Spoke to a person who's land was adjacent to the TP site and they confirmed that it had ben removed.


Destroyed 16th Jan 2005  10:00  by crazy gang

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

We spoke to the owner of the land who said the trigpoint had been removed


Slightly damaged 3rd Jan 2004  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S2126  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

top slightly chipped, plastic cap; at base of cypress hedge 3m W of garage, just visible from gate



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