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TP5846 - Scollan
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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 1285th with 21 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.80/10 (from 15 logged visits)
Was First logged: 18th Jun 2005
Was Last logged: 7th May 2018

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

All were within 14m
The average error was 9m
The closest was 3m

Neeans Neeans dmwhite dmwhite Da Lipper Da Lipper coinea coinea g4wsb g4wsb Clochandighter Clochandighter edfielden edfielden martine41 martine41 Scollan Scollan [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

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Good condition 7th May 2018  17:28  by Triggers

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

took side road to highest point


Good condition 29th Jul 2017  18:05  by Da Lipper

Gridref: HU 25411 56259   FB Number: 10465  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Came in the road for a run on the motorbikes. Stopped to look at the view over Sulma Water, didn't realise how close we were to this trig. Short walk up the steep hill to the summit. Very hot with bike clothing on! Fantastic views from the site.

Ferry leaving Wast Burrafirth for Papa Stour.©Da Lipper
Looking over Sulma Water©Da Lipper
©Da Lipper
Benchmark arrow?©Da Lipper

Not Logged 29th Jul 2017  17:59  by benji78

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

Good condition and in good nick ©benji78

Not Logged 23rd Apr 2016  14:48  by RichardM

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

Good condition 25th Jun 2015  12:08  by coinea

Gridref: HU 25412 56260   FB Number: 10465  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Good condition 25th Jun 2015  12:05  by Clochandighter

Gridref: HU 25413 56262   FB Number: 10465  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

HISTORY: Pillar completed 20th August 1959, cost not on record. Computed as tertiary triangulation station HU46/T27 in 1961. Levelled for height also in 1961. Last maintained by the OS in June 1980. SITE VISIT: Approached from ESE. Parked in wide area, east side of road end at HU256561. Initial 150m due west is by way of sheep paths then a steep climb NW up to the top. Ward of Scollan is a rocky top used for grazing. Pillar in good condition. Spider retains OS centre cap with deep indented letters. Flush bracket faces southeast, ~144. Vented through NE sight hole. Very rewarding 360 panoramic view includes Neeans and Foula. ...... . Panorama:

10465 - Scollan & GRP
10465 - Scollan pillar & FB

Good condition 26th May 2015  16:42  by g4wsb

Gridref: HU 25413 56260   FB Number: 10465  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Short walk from road.


Good condition 6th Jun 2013  12:15  by dugswell2

FB Number: 10465  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Bagged with Bob, Tricky and Tony + steep hill with good views. Name:Ward of Scollan Hill number:103906 Height:106m / 348ft Area:22: Shetland Islands Class:1 Grid ref:HU254562 (est) Drop:70m Col:36m

Good condition 27th May 2013  18:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: 10465  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Metal cap, deep letters

Montaged by Jon Rouse

Good condition 19th Sep 2012  15:58  by edfielden

Gridref: HU 25416 56268   FB Number: 10465  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Parked at Fogrigarth and waited an hour and a half for a break in the showers while eating my packed lunch and drinking flask tea! Eventually a break appeared and I walked up to the pillar. FB faces SE; NE sighthole open, all others plugged; metal cap with deep indented letters (unusual for Shetland it would seem). Great views again of Papa Stour and West Burra Firth and the expanse of undulating craggy moorland towards Walls. Really quite windy on the top today.

Lunchtime at Fogrigarth waiting for showers to pass Panoramic view NNW > NE > ESE ©edfielden
10465 - Pillar Looking NW; Papa Stour in background on left ©edfielden
10465 - Pillar Looking SE over Fogrigarth ©edfielden
10465 - Top Looking SSE ©edfielden
10465 - Flush bracket ©edfielden
10465 - Trig pose! Looking WNW ©edfielden
View N Overlooking Engamoor and Crokna Vord; Esha Ness and Ronas Hill in distance ©edfielden

Good condition 14th Dec 2011  13:28  by martine41

Gridref: HU 25414 56275   FB Number: 10465  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Started from the ferry car park and zig-zagged my way up trying to keep in the lee on the east side. The wind at the top was very strong and I had to hold on to the pillar in the gusts. Low winter sun and wintry conditions gave the views in all directions terrific atmosphere - I regret I forgot my camera this day.

Good condition 30th Aug 2011  14:21  by trigging on an island

FB Number: 10465  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Id visited Browland trig pillar earlier in the day, which I did enjoy a lot, but this one just knocked me aback with its desolate landscape of moor, crag, loch and ocean. Id come up off the farm road and quickly reached the rugged hilltop. I was surrounded by complete wilderness in every direction, but as I finished taking photographs a group of four approached from the north. They told me that they lived in one of the nearby houses before continuing on. I wondered to myself about how the trig probably sees no-one for days and then now everybody suddenly turns up all at once. I then spent an hour or two wandering around Snarra Ness waiting for it to get dark, before passing the night in the ferry waiting room ready to go over to Papa Stour in the morning.

Looking towards Papa Stour
Scollan flush bracket

Good condition 17th Sep 2010  19:18  by Swalastova

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

Good views of Papa Stour and Waas.

Fogrigarth and Sulma Water

Good condition 3rd Aug 2006  20:45  by dmwhite

Gridref: HU 25412 56257   FB Number: 10465  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Cheated with this one as the Land Rover Club had a hill run that took us right up to the trig point. Weather not too good but a great evening out.

Pillar Pillar looking northwards
Shetland Land Rover Club Group photo at the top, on a hill run. (We did get land owners permission and always make sure we cause no damage to the ground.)

Not Logged 18th Jun 2005  10:00  by jack68331

FB Number: 10465  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

My 1st full day on Shetland and its one of them "thick sea mist" days !!

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