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TP0561 - Elgin FBM Aux 1
 
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Passive Station :
Current use :
Historic use :
none
T:UK waypoint :
TP0561
County :
Grampian Region
Nearest town :
ELGIN


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

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 10220th with 126 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.17/10 (from 18 logged visits)
Was First logged: 22nd Sep 2004
Was Last logged: 19th Jun 2017

Of the 18 logged visits,
5 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 48m
The average error was 13m
The closest was 2m

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Selection of photos for this Berntsen.

Elgin FBM Aux 1.
By Sandgrownun
Elgin FBM Aux 1.
By Sandgrownun

By gerryu2
Berntsen
By thejackrustles
View northward from the FBM site
By Jango & Boba Fett
I found it!
By Africajim
See 12 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Good condition 19th Jun 2017  12:52  by dal

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

Still marked by the stone. Easier to find than the nearby FBM.


Good condition 27th Dec 2016  10:15  by singlespeed

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

Easy to find at the moment. Small stone is still ontop.


Good condition 10th Nov 2016  08:38  by Sandgrownun

Gridref: NJ 17413 63483   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Long grass & ferns, but found straight away thanks to peregrinus measurements. Left a stone on top for next visitor. Not bad view either.

Elgin FBM Aux 1. Berntsen.
Elgin FBM Aux 1. Location.


Good condition 10th May 2016  10:07  by lonesome_cowboy_burt

Gridref: NJ 17416 63444   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Exposed and easy to find


Good condition 27th Mar 2016  09:12  by peregrinus

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

covered again but obvious depression in grass verge, easily found. 6.5m from new forestry sign, 1.5m from ditch centre, 2.5m from edge of verge


Good condition 3rd Mar 2015  09:42  by BigJ

Gridref: NJ 17413 63490   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Only bagged thanks to the efforts of others. My first Berntsen. Amazingly satisfying.


Good condition 28th Feb 2015  22:46  by gerryu2

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

another amazing uncovering by Singlespeed. Well done.


Good condition 14th Feb 2015  12:17  by thejackrustles

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

Inspired by the fact this had been found by singlespeed we ventured to have another look and there it was very easy find today!

Berntsen
Mrs TJR at the Berntsen ©thejackrustles
Elgin FBM Aux 1 Collage ©thejackrustles


Good condition 13th Feb 2015  15:51  by singlespeed

Gridref: NJ 17413 63487   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Its still there :) 1m towards the road from the end of drainage ditch, level with surrounding ground.

1m from ditch
next to pole


Couldn't find it 8th Feb 2015  16:40  by descarte1

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

Couldn't find it. The photos don't really match up with the ground now and there's a trench cut across where the Berntsen may have been.


Good condition 12th Nov 2011  17:25  by spidym

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

Nearly tripped over the thing while trying to locate in the dark. Thanks again to Africajim for directions and Pyoung1s pic was great help.

Use Pyoung1s pic or Jims for location as best ones for it, mine sucks lol Pitch black so had to be close


Good condition 18th Sep 2009  09:50  by Trigger

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

TP0561


Good condition 22nd Jun 2006  14:56  by Jango & Boba Fett

Gridref: NJ 17410 63493   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Easily found using the OS photo although a wee manhole cover on a grass verge was not so interesting as the views to the north.

The wee manhole cover
View from road towards the FBM The blue folder is just behind the FBM cover in the verge
View northward from the FBM site


Good condition 7th May 2006  19:25  by martinm

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

Well easy to find as it was shown to me by Africajim who uncovered it lately, otherwise im not sure i would have found this one ;)


Good condition 18th Feb 2006  18:40  by Atlaslorry

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

it was easy to find as some one uncoved it lately.


Good condition 10th Feb 2006  16:00  by Africajim

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

Took a second visit to find it!

I found it! Under cover but easily found on 2nd visit. Looks like new.


Couldn't find it 3rd Feb 2006  15:10  by Allymac

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 2/10

NOW I see Iainmac's picture! Raked around for ages to find this, but going by Iain's picture this Bernsten was hidden under the debris of recently cut hedges. Probably walked right over the top of it but that doesn't count. I'll be back...my anorak deserves the extra stripe!


Good condition 22nd Sep 2004  12:00  by iainmac

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

Easy enough with the OS photo - tho still took a few minutes.





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