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TP7083 - Wrotham
 
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Grid reference :
Type :
Condition :
Good Good condition
Flush Bracket :
S2012
OSGB36 Station :
PP192
Current use :
none
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP7083
County :
Kent
Nearest town :
HARTLEY GREEN

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
WrothamPP192PP192559322.79160004.99235.2411PILLAR01/06/1938101/04/1951N0

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There are 21 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 5187th with 34 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.60/10 (from 25 logged visits)
Was First logged: 7th May 1995
Was Last logged: 26th Jun 2018

Of the 25 logged visits,
12 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 434m
The average error was 48m
1 was exact

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Selection of photos for this Pillar.

from road
By Ant1974
Lovely summers evening at sunset
By VinceTP
Wrotham
©mntainman
Wortham FB
By trigsmith70
Wrotham Spider
By trigsmith70

By asbown
TP7083 Mast
©Alan Grove
See 14 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Good condition 26th Jun 2018  19:41  by Ant1974

Gridref: TQ 58891 60048   FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

seen from afar and didn't want to walk through crop

from road


Good condition 15th Mar 2018  10:20  by ngthack

FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Trig on a plinth. Condition good, but some slight spalling of cement below FB.


Good condition 24th Aug 2017  14:44  by slateloose

Gridref: TQ 59300 60000   FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Followed a good track around edge of field from gate near reservoir. Trig point is visible across field form road.


Good condition 5th Sep 2016  13:00  by dugswell2

FB Number: S2013  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

A walk in wellies across harvested and flinty field in grey damp conditions.


Good condition 13th Feb 2016  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: TQ 59324 60014   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 24th Aug 2015  19:54  by VinceTP

Gridref: TQ 59300 60000   FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Ground around base a little overgrown, Plug missing

Lovely summers evening at sunset


Good condition 4th Mar 2015  17:21  by mntainman

Gridref: TQ 59323 60005   FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Wrotham ©mntainman


Good condition 7th May 2014  12:18  by trigsmith70

Gridref: TQ 59324 60002   FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Parked in the road near the reservoir, hopped over the gate and walked around the field.

Wortham FB
Wrotham Spider
Wrotham Trig


Good condition 19th Apr 2014  11:45  by MCL

FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

The Olympic Trigpoint! (..S2012?) ... Views from the top of the North Downs across the weald of Kent. Behind you is the great Wrotham Heath transmitter. Access to the trig is easiest along the field edge from the road to the west. Takes about 7 minutes each way.


Good condition 1st Mar 2013  16:40  by arranc

Gridref: TQ 59322 60012   FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Agricultural views.


Good condition 14th Feb 2013  13:20  by asbown

FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

from the road to the west,easy field edge


Good condition 14th Sep 2012  10:09  by jonglew

FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Parked on the north side of the M20 and walked south across it on a footbridge where we found a good path going through the woods that brought us out at the field/wood boundary fence close to the trig. Hopped over the b/w fence into the field. The concrete plinth is exposed, plug missing, but pillar otherwise in good condition at present. To return we dropped straight down the hill and picked up the Pilgrims Way, walking east. Re-crossing the M20 on another footbridge.

Pillar TP7083©jonglew
Flush Bracket TP7083©jonglew


Good condition 8th Oct 2011  11:30  by lejogger

Gridref: TQ 59300 60000   FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

If you go up to the woods today....


Good condition 9th Jul 2009  06:20  by Chalky

FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 3/10

Trig set on plinth with Spider open.


Good condition 17th Aug 2007  21:37  by si

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

clay field recently ploughed is hard work and a long trawl. base looks like it will in time be undermined. views better from near locations than at the trig. - Quiet Local lanes and bridleways across the downs made for a pleasant jog from brands hatch


Good condition 6th Aug 2006  13:26  by barryhunter

Gridref: TQ 59319 60010   FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Easy walk with the recent harvest, I think the reason for the high platform is the ground has erroded away (constant ploughing?). Trig ok, but empty plug hole.


Good condition 2nd Jun 2006  13:30  by joancmills

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

Sited near a wood, dark brown concrete structure but in good condition - no footpath in vacinity!


Good condition 25th Apr 2006  14:32  by Griefmiester

FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Located on far side of field about 350 meters from lane - pillar in good condition apart from missing plug - unusally large/high plinth. No Stones today!



Good condition 14th Jan 2006  15:32  by Team Sieni

Gridref: TQ 59328 60018   FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

GPSr recorded elevation 233m. Grey day. Top of radio mast hidden in cloud.

Pillar
Flush Bracket


Good condition 25th Aug 2004  11:16  by Alan Grove

Gridref: TQ 59327 60022   FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

This is one of those trigpoints that can be seen as soon as you pull up in the car. Unfortunately it is on the far side of a very large field, and although the crop had been harvested, I felt it was best to keep to he edge. So it was quite a long walk. The pillar itself is mounted on a concrete plinth and is in good condition, apart from a missing centre plug. The field in which the pillar stands is rich in flints, and a number of these have been placed on top of the trigpoint. I don't know if there is any particular reason for this but I added one anyway (when in Rome etc...)

TP7083 TP7083 - Wrotham©Alan Grove
TP7083 FB TP7083's Flush Bracket©Alan Grove
TP7083 Flints Top view of TP7083 showing the flints©Alan Grove
TP7083 Mast Distant view of TP7083 - The mast is the Wrotham Radio Transmitter©Alan Grove


Good condition 19th Jun 2004  17:57  by Sussex_Rambler

FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Located on the edge and far side of a crop field and mounted on concrete plinth. Centre cap is missing but otherwise in good condition

Mount itself
Flush Plate
Centre cap missing


Good condition 16th Mar 2003  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

vgc; no plug; nr edge of arable fld


Good condition 2nd May 1998  13:37  by senrabyar

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


Good condition 20th Dec 1997  00:00  by mickandshane

FB Number: S2012  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Plug missing.


Good condition 7th May 1995  00:00  by widget

Gridref: TQ 59300 60000   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

Tricky approach from any directio. Some good views S nearby.



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