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TP6029 - Small Down Knoll
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OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Small Down KnollST53/T34ST53T034366517.49140608.76222.1073PILLAR01/06/1952101/01/1955N0

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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 3426th with 30 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.00/10 (from 18 logged visits)
Was First logged: 30th Sep 2003
Was Last logged: 19th Sep 2018

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

All were within 2996m
The average error was 606m
The closest was 5m

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Lovely clear day for views




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Good condition 19th Sep 2018  12:30  by Wubbleyew

FB Number: S5834  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

En route to the City Of Wells, our first stop was here, a Bronze Age hill-fort of six acres with two entrances. Also Iron Age artefacts have been found within so people lived up here for many hundreds of years. Brilliant site. Pillar has open cap with all s/h's open. Nearby were some succulent blackberries, and I duly picked a handful for my Lady's consumption. Then on to the splendid East Somerset Railway for a steam train ride. Finally, a visit to the magnificent Wells Cathedral.

Good condition 22nd Aug 2018  06:47  by THE CYCLIST

FB Number: S5834  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

4th pillar of day on circular bike ride from Street YHA.

Not Logged 5th Apr 2018  13:38  by pat29

FB Number: S5834  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

Beautiful day for views, a nice easy climb to the Trig

Lovely clear day for views ©pat29

Good condition 2nd Mar 2017  12:30  by Nekyram

FB Number: S5834  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Parked opposite entrance to small down farm. Through gate and straight up to hill fort. Good views all round from trig on a lovely sunny day.

Good condition 2nd May 2015  10:44  by g4wsb

Gridref: ST 63805 41883   FB Number: S5834  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Parked pop Small Down Farm entrance, up track to small gate bound by string. Straight walk to trig, follow by cows.


Good condition 19th Nov 2014  09:10  by Dusty

FB Number: S5834  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

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Good condition 27th Aug 2014  15:32  by jonglew

Gridref: ST 66529 40611   FB Number: S5834  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

From access road to Small Down Farm, over field gate and staight to top of this multivallate Bronze Age hill fort and trig. Pillar in good condition in the ramparts although sporting a number of hair fractures in the screed. Cap missing, no plug; all sight holes open. 360deg views would've been better but for low cloud and misty rain.

Pillar TP6029©jonglew
Spider TP6029©jonglew
Flush Bracket TP6029©jonglew

Good condition 3rd Aug 2014  16:07  by vegibagger

FB Number: S5834  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

while staying at Ammerdown centre.

Good condition 3rd Apr 2014  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: ST 66521 40613   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Parked at Small Down Farm to south with permission to park and visit from friendly Barbara Bebbington-Drake (First visit: 1st June 2016 - second visit by mistake!)

Good condition 3rd Jun 2011  18:18  by Trigger

FB Number: S5834  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 9th Dec 2009  12:00  by cmb1953

FB Number: S5834  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Good condition 23rd Nov 2008  14:30  by Dart More

Gridref: ST 66515 40614   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Very boggy walk from car at farm entrance. Good all round views from impressive fort.

Good condition 24th Sep 2008  12:02  by Glaslyn

Gridref: ST 66510 40600   FB Number: S5834  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Park to NWW on lane.Over fence out of sight to pillar. Good viewpoint.Pillar fine.


Good condition 30th Jul 2007  13:30  by bluebeard

FB Number: S5834  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

great little hill fort with good definition of ditches and ramparts (and good views)

Good condition 11th Jun 2007  14:44  by tom

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

Hill fort with ramparts and tumuli. Views from Creech Hill in the south across to the Mendip Transmitter in the northwest.

Good condition 25th Sep 2005  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S5834  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

vgc, no cap or plug, smallish hillfort, pasture, attractive view. Stewardship land.

S5834 fb ©peregrinus
S5834 top ©peregrinus
S5834 trig ©peregrinus
S5834 trig ©peregrinus

Good condition 24th Sep 2005  13:30  by mickandshane

FB Number: S5834  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

We parked at the entrance to Small Down Farm and headed straight across from there. I got the impression there might be a permissive path, as there was insulation over the electric fence etc, but there were no signs saying so. Near the entrance to the farm on the right there were a load of calves in solitary confinement, kept in plastic shelters which were like enormous cat boxes. Small Down Knoll is a well preserved hill fort and a lovely spot. Plug missing.

Good condition 30th Sep 2003  01:45  by maurice

FB Number: S5834  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

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