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TP5572 - Rainbow Wood
 
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Grid reference :
Type :
Condition :
Destroyed Destroyed
Flush Bracket :
S4021
OSGB36 Station :
ST86/T39
Current use :
none
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP5572
County :
Avon
Nearest town :
BATH

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Rainbow WoodST86/T39ST86T039376643.27163728.83166.8654PILLAR01/06/1947101/09/1956N0PILLAR LEANING ALSO SURROUNDED BY TREES

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There are 34 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 16746th with 9 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 4.48/10 (from 33 logged visits)
Was First logged: 14th Jul 1981
Was Last found intact: 30th Sep 2016
Was Last logged: 14th May 2022

Of the 33 logged visits,
7 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 51m
The average error was 12m
The closest was 1m

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Selection of photos for this Pillar.


By CJO
Ex Pillar location
By Griefmiester
Remains in the pile of rubble?
By Griefmiester
Ex Pillar location
By Griefmiester
S4201 Rainbow Wood
By coinea
Flush Bracket
By G1ANQ

©Owain G
Mr K at Trig.
©BRISTOLIAN
S4021 - View W
©edfielden
See 25 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Destroyed 14th May 2022  17:40  by Johnbest

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


Destroyed 27th Dec 2021  15:05  by CJO

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

Site now occupied by architectural salvage. No reason it should have been removed!

Location


Destroyed 20th Aug 2021  10:44  by Griefmiester

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

I parked over the E and walked over Claverton Down, then down the path to the broken dry stone wall, from there along the edge of the high fence. Agree with the previous logs, this one has gone. There is a large pile of concrete that could be some remains. I spoke to the chap who lives at the nice house up the path from from the dry stone wall, he confirmed the pillar was removed and broken up by the current owner of the land :(

Remains in the pile of rubble?
Ex Pillar location
Ex Pillar location


Possibly missing 8th Mar 2020  15:35  by coinea

FB Number: S4021  Condition: Possibly missing  Score: 1/10

No sign of pillar. With thejackrustles

S4201 Rainbow Wood


Possibly missing 8th Mar 2020  15:32  by thejackrustles

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

New 6ft fence, so now way to get close to GZ. However visible from the 'public' side of the fence. No sign of the pillar or any remains of it and we stood on a few stumps to get a view down the bank and nothing there either, possible gone for ever.

Site of 'former' Rainbow Wood ©thejackrustles


Couldn't find it 13th Jan 2020  18:30  by RichardM

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 5/10

It was dark, but searched the area and no sign of the pillar.


Destroyed 11th Sep 2018  15:32  by craig.francis

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

A new fence has been put in place, and the area cleared for storage of building materials. The two piles of broken concrete are presumably the remains of the pillar (one being the remains of the foundation).

Remains of the pillar This roughly matches with the photo from edfielden, and looking to the right you could see the building in the picture from OwainG.


Couldn't find it 21st Nov 2017  15:40  by BarryHorton

Gridref: ST 76649 63729   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 5/10

looking at the pictures posted it is no longer there.

where the trig point should be. no sign of it.


Slightly damaged 30th Sep 2016  16:16  by G1ANQ

FB Number: S4021  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 4/10

At least it was flat to cycle from last TP to get this Very disappointing one. Especially considering it was the last one of the 10 done today. On edge of building site, behind fence, next to a pile of rubble. Now off for a well earned pint (or two) with a friend!

Flush Bracket
TP surrounded by rubble


Good condition 14th Sep 2016  11:40  by Dusty

FB Number: S4021  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Now a 6ft fence to get over!

Pillar
Spider
Flush Bracket


Not Logged 12th Aug 2016  00:00  by jimr

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


Slightly damaged 18th Apr 2016  11:30  by Nekyram

FB Number: S4021  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

As others have done, walked up footpath and entered through the broken down wall. No views from here.


Not Logged 10th Jan 2016  10:45  by Owain G

Gridref: ST 76648 63728   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

©Owain G


Slightly damaged 14th Jun 2015  09:12  by g4wsb

Gridref: ST 76648 63735   FB Number: S4021  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Walked from high road next to houses before road to farm, follow track to path .

©g4wsb
©g4wsb
©g4wsb
©g4wsb


Slightly damaged 6th Apr 2015  15:36  by vegibagger

FB Number: S4021  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

condition only because of slight lean. Up the dirt path fromWNW till break in the wall. Then south into woodland and easy to find. this was my return route only. made mistake of assuming path was at end of tarmac road with houses on the west. this has a lean to lose iron gate and clear old sign saying private. hesitated about if this was right route but went anyway and zig zagged yup through very private grounds, uncomfortably, till at the top field where I then went north to the trig. Not a recommended route but I'd failed to notice the beginning of the path I came down, on my initial entry to park in the road.

trig ©vegibagger
fb ©vegibagger
top ©vegibagger


Slightly damaged 26th Mar 2015  19:44  by trigging on an island

FB Number: S4021  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

A supposed quick twilight bag from Bath YHA. Got myself a bit mixed up as darkness fell and spent about 40 minutes looking for this in the completely wrong place. Very relieving to finally get there in the end!


Slightly damaged 23rd Nov 2014  16:43  by BRISTOLIAN

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

Walked up footpath too far. Easier if when walking up footpath you jump over clasped wall. Easy to bag though.

Mr K at Trig. Usual Trig pose.©BRISTOLIAN


Slightly damaged 5th May 2014  12:54  by slateloose

Gridref: ST 76600 63700   FB Number: S4021  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Entered small woodland from path up the lane to the north. The trig is well hidden in the wood with no views.


Damaged 17th Nov 2013  19:17  by THE CYCLIST

FB Number: S4021  Condition: Damaged  Score: 5/10

Logged as damaged as badly leaning. In wood next to metal fence. A short way from overnight stay at Bath YHA


Slightly damaged 6th Aug 2012  11:19  by jonglew

FB Number: S4021  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 4/10

Ditto edfielden's comments below, I can't add anything. We parked in the same place (probably at the same spot on the road!), took the exact same route to the trig and back. Found the trig in the same state.

Pillar TP5572©jonglew
Flush Bracket TP5572©jonglew


Slightly damaged 24th Apr 2012  17:27  by edfielden

Gridref: ST 76642 63728   FB Number: S4021  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Parked just off Widcombe Hill alongside Macaulay Buildings and walked along a fairly steep and muddy path eastwards up the hill. I left the path to the south at a break in the railings and through a woodland carpeted at first with wild garlic and - further in - fallen trees. I had to break cover to the east after 100m or so to get round some of the debris but found my way back over some broken railings to get to the pillar which has limited views now thanks to the woodland. The pillar appears to be leaning slightly to the north. Plug/top missing, FB faces E, W and S sightholes open, E sighthole plugged, N sighthole partly open.

S4021 - Pillar Looking W ©edfielden
S4021 - Pillar Looking S ©edfielden
S4021 - Top ©edfielden
S4021 - Trig pose! ©edfielden
S4021 - Flush bracket ©edfielden
S4021 - Pillar and fence Looking N - note broken railings! ©edfielden
S4021 - View W Limited views out of the wood! ©edfielden


Good condition 9th Sep 2011  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: ST 76648 63733   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 3/10

In relatively open woodland. Can be approached from N from enclosed FP leading up from minor road at ST764639. Once directly N of trig at ST766638, the railings enclosing the wood are slightly bent allowing access to the wood and a faint path all the way to the trig.


Good condition 12th Dec 2010  16:45  by Father Ted

FB Number: S4021  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

The daylight had gone by the time I came to visit this one which may be a good thing given its position. I am glad my trigpoint database on my garmin oregon took me straight to it.


Slightly damaged 31st Oct 2009  14:30  by cmb1953

FB Number: S4021  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 4/10

Up footpath from Widcombe, then S through woods. Took two visits to find !


Good condition 5th Sep 2008  18:25  by Trigger

FB Number: S4021  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Slightly damaged 22nd Jul 2007  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S4021  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

vgc but leaning, no cap or plug, under trees, just inside large garden, above house. Track from NW, with parking at start.


Slightly damaged 4th Jul 2007  12:04  by tom

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 3/10

Access from path at Widcombe Hill/ MacAulay Buildings Junction. Good view of the city from Widcombe Hill.


Slightly damaged 22nd Jun 2007  11:30  by bluebeard

FB Number: S4021  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 4/10

found on second visit after looking at larger scale map


Good condition 1st Apr 2006  13:25  by Glaslyn

Gridref: ST 76640 63720   FB Number: S4021  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Access from Claverton Down village to the N on a footpath not marked on Explorer .Pillar appears to be in garden just over fence from field .

©Glaslyn
©Glaslyn


Good condition 9th Oct 2005  09:40  by mickandshane

FB Number: S4021  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

The pillar is tilting slightly but otherwise it's in good condition. We parked at the top of Claverton Down on Copseland Road and took the footpath opposite up the lane towards Quarry Farm. At the end of the wood we crossed the pasture field and eventually found the trig just inside some broken down railings. There was adeer standing near it,and it stared at us for a while before going on its way. It is private, but not that difficult. Plug missing.


Slightly damaged 9th Sep 2004  14:00  by gansonwheels

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

Visited on a bike ride from Bradford on Avon taking in Bathampton Down and Banner Down. Not exactly a TP with a view as it is hidden in woods. It proved surprisingly difficult to find with the 50,000 map. I was confused because the T in Bath lies over a path !


Slightly damaged 5th Dec 2003  15:45  by maurice

FB Number: S4021  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

In private grounds.Pillar is tilting slightly due to tree roots.Blue tits have nested in the pillar for several years.


Good condition 14th Jul 1981  00:00  by RogerTempleman

FB Number: S4201  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

Pillar rather difficult to find! It was unpainted, under trees at the top of the overgrown garden of a big house.

S4021 Widcombe, Bath



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