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TP6098 - Spire Farm
 
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Grid reference :
Type :
Condition :
Slightly damaged Slightly damaged
Flush Bracket :
S4665
OSGB36 Station :
SD74/T44
Current use :
none
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP6098
County :
Lancashire
Nearest town :
CLITHEROE

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Spire FarmSD74/T44SD74T044368012.75446655.31294.2203PILLAR01/06/1948101/05/1961N0

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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 6165th with 43 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.47/10 (from 83 logged visits)
Was First logged: 26th May 2003
Was Last logged: 24th May 2022

Of the 83 logged visits,
21 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 56m
The average error was 6m
3 were exact

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Logged Visits:

Slightly damaged 24th May 2022  15:02  by Ian Robinson

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

Just inside driveway to the farm. Slightly damaged and not the prettiest of locations due to tree felling


Slightly damaged 11th Aug 2021  12:20  by Father Ted

FB Number: S2665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

A bit of an opportunistic bag as we passed here driving between hill walking spots. Nice east parking just inside gate and short stroll to the pillar. Damaged on one top corner, maybe by farm or forestry equipment.


Slightly damaged 11th Aug 2021  12:15  by gower lad

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 4/10

Stocking filler, hardly needed to get out of car.


Slightly damaged 15th Apr 2021  09:17  by Earby Rambler

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Revisit whilst on walk in area on day off, cracking morning.

Pillar
Panoramic


Good condition 28th Mar 2021  16:09  by Ribble valley walker

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Great views towards Parlick as they’ve felled a lot of the trees .

©Ribble valley walker


Slightly damaged 27th Dec 2020  11:43  by sean_tither

Gridref: SD 68013 46652   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

©sean_tither


Good condition 30th Oct 2020  13:07  by Heidi

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10


Slightly damaged 25th Oct 2020  15:05  by painterman61

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Revisit in the late afternoon sunshine trig has damage to top corner. Walked out to both tops on Marl Hill Moor Tump summit . A lot of logging machines on site so maybe the woods will all soon be gone.

Trig ©painterman61
Top ©painterman61
Marl Hill Moor Summit ©painterman61
Marl Hill Moor Summit 2 ©painterman61


Slightly damaged 8th Jun 2020  11:00  by COVID Trig Point Challenge

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

A bit grumby- white has worn off, remains of red rose still there. Nice views back to Bowland Fells and on to Newton Fell- my next stop


Slightly damaged 30th Dec 2019  11:00  by Topofthemoor

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Spire Farm. Drove from Bashall Eaves direction to Cow Ark T junction turning right. First right at sign Newton 3m. Lay by parking at the farm entrance. Cows further down below. Big hoof prints around the muddy trig.

Spire Farm
Spire Farm
Spire Farm Alfie
Spire Farm
Spire Farm
Spire Farm Red Pump Inn, Bashall Eaves. My aunt & uncle had this pub 30+ years ago. I remember going there.


Slightly damaged 23rd Dec 2019  14:59  by painterman61

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Revisit just over 10 years since I was last here was misty last time so better views this time. Trig has damage to top but cap remains. Views blocked with trees mostly.

trig ©painterman61
top ©painterman61
fb ©painterman61


Good condition 26th Nov 2019  16:06  by vegibagger

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Close to car on way to soggy ground tump


Slightly damaged 24th Nov 2019  15:45  by Dusty

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Pillar
Spider
Flush Bracket


Slightly damaged 24th Nov 2019  12:29  by CJO

Gridref: SD 68015 46652   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Revisit All intact. Spider spalling. Fading white paint and Lancashire rose.


Slightly damaged 15th Nov 2019  11:52  by FrankR

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10


Slightly damaged 15th Nov 2019  11:52  by FrankR

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10


Slightly damaged 14th Apr 2019  13:22  by greenbell

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Lovely wild wide open spot, Hereford cows, thrush song and distant curlew. Down to River Hodder and then loop back to Whitewell. Cold and beautiful.




Slightly damaged 11th Mar 2019  12:50  by Andy West

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


Slightly damaged 10th Oct 2018  17:55  by cathy trickett

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

original cap




Slightly damaged 17th Sep 2018  12:16  by cycleman

Gridref: SD 68017 46658   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Trigpoint surrounded by rushes, but a good view towards Newton Fell, the Bowland Fells and towards Chipping. Nice place for a cup aof tea and a butty.

The Trig Point


Next to track
Towards Newton Fell
view towards Chipping
Beautiful Bowland Fells Looking towards the Bowland Fells with a cup of tea and some sandwiches "Heaven on Earth"


Good condition 28th Jul 2018  13:30  by ADT

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

With SDT & MY. A drive-by.


Slightly damaged 7th Jun 2018  12:35  by SJW1960

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


Slightly damaged 2nd Jun 2018  11:45  by Trigglets

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

©Trigglets


Slightly damaged 4th Feb 2018  17:11  by BroccoliBeanz

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10


Slightly damaged 6th Jan 2018  15:51  by RichardM

Gridref: SD 68013 46660   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Opportunistic visit while driving past. On S side of drive to Spire Farm, even an area of hard standing to park on just inside ungated entrance.


Not Logged 6th Jan 2018  15:50  by DeniseMc

FB Number: 4665  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

C 100 m from road up gravel farm track with easy parking. Damaged concrete top. Just S of track in reeds.


Slightly damaged 7th Sep 2017  16:09  by Brunshaw

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


Slightly damaged 26th Aug 2017  00:00  by Anthony

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10


Slightly damaged 21st May 2017  10:25  by Ben-Dawson

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


Slightly damaged 31st Jan 2017  13:33  by Hands

Gridref: SD 68013 46657   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 3/10

From the cattle grid walked the short distance up the track to the Trig which is situated close to woodland and is amongst Reeds, It is slightly damaged to the top SE corner , has its original cap and one sight hole is open, the view consists mainly of lots of trees

©Hands


Not Logged 18th Jan 2017  15:45  by Thomas David Whitaker

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 4/10

Last of 3 trigs today, on our afternoon's lap of Bowland. Parked by the cattle grid and walked the short distance up the farm track. Combination of trees and mist spoiled any view


Slightly damaged 29th May 2016  15:53  by g4wsb

Gridref: SD 68014 46656   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Drive up track short distance.

©g4wsb
©g4wsb
©g4wsb


Slightly damaged 19th Mar 2016  18:10  by Nekyram

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Easy roadside find. Park at cattle grid and short walk up track.


Slightly damaged 5th Mar 2016  10:06  by peregrinus

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

revisit en route to p30 summit Marl Hill to west. cap intact, shallow lettering


Slightly damaged 25th Nov 2015  12:14  by manonabike

Gridref: SD 68010 46660   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Pre 1974 there were 451 TP's in the Historic County of Yorkshire, all ticked off now.


Slightly damaged 10th Oct 2015  09:39  by srichy20

Gridref: SD 68011 46660   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 4/10




slight damage on top corner


Slightly damaged 1st Oct 2015  15:05  by slateloose

Gridref: SD 68000 46600   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Easy almost roadside, quick walk up drive from road.


Slightly damaged 23rd Aug 2014  10:06  by paulxtr

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Pleasant location with good views towards the Yorkshire Dales a little further along the lane.

Spire Farm ©paulxtr


Slightly damaged 7th Jul 2014  16:06  by coinea

Gridref: SD 68013 46657   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10


Slightly damaged 7th Jul 2014  16:05  by Clochandighter

Gridref: SD 68015 46660   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

HISTORY: Pillar completed 5th July 1948 costing £13.17s.0d. Computed as tertiary triangulation station SD74/T44 in 1948. Levelled for height in 1961. Last maintained by the OS in April 1976. SITE VISIT: Parked in wide entrance of track of east side of road at SD679467. Trig stands just along track on right hand side by woodland. Pillar in fair condition with damage to top. Spider retains original OS centre plug with shallow engraved letters. Flush bracket faces northeast, ~49°. Vented through SW sight hole. Open outlook limited to a small portion west of south, remainder lost to surrounding trees.

S4665 - Spire Farm & GRP
S4665 - Spire Farm pillar & FB


Slightly damaged 5th Apr 2014  13:15  by CJO

Gridref: SD 68012 46653   FB Number: S4675  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

intact. top screed spalling

Spire Farm


Slightly damaged 5th Apr 2014  13:15  by peregrinus

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Revisited during the Triggers Spring Meet.


Slightly damaged 5th Apr 2014  13:15  by trigging on an island

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Quick visit whilst on a trigger's tour of Bowland.


Good condition 30th Sep 2013  15:36  by jamiekeighley

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

Pretty much a drive-by trig. Decent views, with trees in most directions.

©jamiekeighley


Slightly damaged 4th Sep 2013  15:08  by dugswell2

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Parked near entrance to farm just off the road for this easy trig bag before bagging both tops of the nearby TuMP called Marl Hill Moor.


Slightly damaged 1st Sep 2013  15:00  by timdoggart

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Very easy to access, just off farm track


Slightly damaged 20th Apr 2013  12:52  by pendlelill

Gridref: SD 68011 46650   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

very easy to bag. at side of track to farm. trig damaged on top corner. original plug in place

fb ©pendlelill


Slightly damaged 23rd Dec 2012  12:30  by Trigger

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

TP6098


Good condition 18th Aug 2012  11:00  by BLACKCATWHITEFEET

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


Slightly damaged 28th Apr 2012  12:14  by Earby Rambler

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Trig


Slightly damaged 10th Apr 2012  00:00  by Rupertal

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


Good condition 27th Mar 2012  11:25  by blackboot29

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Circ walk from Bashall Eves. Original plug


Slightly damaged 24th Oct 2011  16:00  by Morecambe Monkey

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 4/10

Easy one this,pulled into top of driveway to Spire Farm,trig is visible from entrance & just a short walk away.

Trigpoint
Trig,track & entrance


Slightly damaged 1st Sep 2011  18:05  by Sandgrownun

Gridref: SD 68013 46655   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Good parking in lay by/passing place at lane entrance.Trig just up lane.Views ok,but hazy.

Spire Farm The Trig.
Spire Farm Flush Bracket.
Spire Farm Original Plug.
Spire Farm Spider and damage.


Slightly damaged 31st Jul 2011  19:10  by Aye Jimmy

Gridref: SD 68013 46660   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 4/10

Spire Farm TP.
Spire Farm Location, OS cap.


Slightly damaged 18th May 2011  19:03  by Border Peat

Gridref: SD 68013 46655   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Easy trig just up farm track plenty parking space S4665©Border Peat


Slightly damaged 6th Mar 2011  14:07  by happycyclist

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Top damaged. Original plug in place.



Slightly damaged 4th Dec 2010  15:03  by painterman61

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Trig just off road up track near trees,unusual plug in lime green colour,left front corner chipped off.

the trig ©painterman61
Trig ©painterman61
damaged top ©painterman61
unusual plug ©painterman61
Flush Bracket ©painterman61


Slightly damaged 6th Nov 2010  13:40  by wanderer

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10


Slightly damaged 20th Oct 2010  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: SD 68013 46656   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10


Not Logged 28th Jul 2010  17:00  by AndyKeen

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


Slightly damaged 17th Jun 2010  14:00  by ocean soul

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Easy trig situated beside farm track close to road...

©ocean soul


Slightly damaged 1st May 2010  16:08  by THE CYCLIST

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10


Not Logged 7th Apr 2010  17:43  by melch

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


Slightly damaged 21st Feb 2010  00:00  by Mickandkim

Gridref: SD 68013 46655   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Just managed to drive up hill road covered in ice Easy access off lane


Slightly damaged 16th Apr 2009  12:42  by PeteBoggs

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

Retrospective log - simple stroll from road


Slightly damaged 19th Mar 2009  14:15  by bonatti

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Clocked whilst collecting stone cut bench marks in the area.

The Pillar ©bonatti


Slightly damaged 22nd Feb 2009  14:33  by lonesome_cowboy_burt

Gridref: SD 68012 46656   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Easy parking on road and good access on farm track, good views.


Slightly damaged 21st Sep 2008  12:00  by Trig391

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

Trig slightly damaged.


Slightly damaged 4th Jul 2008  16:20  by BILLY COO

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

SPIRE FARM TRIGPOINT ©BILLY COO
SPIRE FARM FLUSH BRACKET ©BILLY COO


Slightly damaged 2nd May 2008  00:00  by gowrie

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


Slightly damaged 30th Nov 2006  18:20  by itschopper

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Doing the rounds of the local trigs. The same condition as previously described.


Slightly damaged 7th Oct 2006  12:00  by iainmac

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

S4665
S4665
S4665


Slightly damaged 1st Jul 2006  16:15  by ted

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Plug intact; chunk out of top surface otherwise good condition. Good views N and S but E and W blocked by trees.

Spire Farm trig
Spire Farm trig
Spire Farm FB
Spire Farm Spider


Slightly damaged 12th Aug 2005  11:35  by m3hjd

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Nice quick one passed many times but never bagged short strole from road!


Slightly damaged 24th Mar 2005  10:45  by mickandshane

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Easy access close to the road. Plug with indented lettering.


Damaged 20th Feb 2005  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Damaged  Score: 5/10

chunk missing from top but spider intact, S side of farm tk, decent view spolied slightly by treese


Slightly damaged 26th Apr 2004  12:00  by Seasider

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

27/30 for the day. Nice quiet area - deserving of a geocache!


Slightly damaged 12th Apr 2004  16:14  by poshandbecks

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Easy find just by the road

TP6098 The trig
TP6098plate The plate


Slightly damaged 26th Mar 2004  16:46  by fasgadh

Gridref: SD 68021 46683   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

A big chunk missing thanks to the frost. All metalwork still OK. A drive up. Getting rather misty now

Spire Farm Damage report
Spire Farm


Slightly damaged 6th Mar 2004  20:03  by stonestreaker

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

concrete might be damaged but, the centre plug is one of the cleanest ive seen


a bit of corner rounding


Slightly damaged 4th Mar 2004  23:34  by HamsterCaster

FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

Trig a bit mucky, nice views though


Slightly damaged 26th May 2003  17:27  by The Hungry Caterpillars

Gridref: SD 68016 46659   FB Number: S4665  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 8/10

Good views to the Dales



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