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TP7179 - Clare
 
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Grid reference :
Type :
Condition :
Toppled Toppled
Passive Station :
Current use :
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP7179
County :
Suffolk
Nearest town :
HAVERHILL


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There are 6 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 18247th with 25 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 4.10/10 (from 10 logged visits)
Was First logged: 16th Sep 2004
Has never been found intact
Was Last logged: 14th Apr 2019

Of the 10 logged visits,
2 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 16m
The average error was 14m
The closest was 12m

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Clare FBM Aux 1 Clare FBM Aux 1 Ashen Church Tower Ashen Church Tower Chilton Street Chilton Street jonglew jonglew Tomaszewski Tomaszewski Clare Clare [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

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Selection of photos for this FBM.

FBM
©jonglew
FBM - missing height tag
©jonglew
FBM - missing plates
©jonglew
Map shows possible displacement from installed position
©jonglew
See 2 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Toppled 14th Apr 2019  12:50  by dugswell2

FB Number: NONE   Condition: Toppled  Score: 5/10

Battered down the nettles for some proper photos Martin.


Toppled 11th Apr 2019  19:30  by Martin R

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Toppled  Score: 1/10


Damaged 3rd Jan 2019  14:41  by jonglew

Gridref: TL 74554 44622   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Damaged  Score: 3/10

The pillar is free-standing although not toppled, quite possibly displaced several metres from its installed position; presumably the underground chamber is extant. Both GPS and BM plates are missing, as is the heigt tag, and there is substantial damage to the block. Other than that all is fine......

FBM TP7179©jonglew
FBM - missing plates TP7179©jonglew
FBM - missing height tag TP7179©jonglew
Map shows possible displacement from installed position TP7179©jonglew


Couldn't find it 1st Sep 2018  13:46  by plet56

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 4/10

Had a half-hearted poke around in the wooded area but couldn't find anything.


Toppled 5th Jun 2017  13:45  by asbown

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

couldn't get into field has crops and the area is very open, I will return one day.


Toppled 30th Nov 2014  15:15  by Tomaszewski

Gridref: TL 74551 44626   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Toppled  Score: 5/10

Went to original grid ref no sign . Using Peregrinus photographs as a guide found the granite top in corner of field . Assume the rest of the structure is still underground .


Toppled 6th Jul 2010  19:00  by mitsiman

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Toppled  Score: 3/10

As per asteroth


Toppled 14th Jun 2006  14:31  by asteroth

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

As previously stated FBM has been moved.Unable to gain access to wood where it has been moved to.The field is full of crops at this time of year,making it impossible to vist.


Toppled 6th Feb 2005  00:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: N/A  Condition: Toppled  Score: 5/10

Happened to meet the farmer (at Farmer's Farm to the W, while looking for the FB near there). He knows about BMs and remembered the FBM being damaged by his hedge trimmer. He explained where it was and was happy for me to cross the field from the road jct to the E. I eventually found the granite marker block at in edge of area of nettles & trees at SW corner of arable field, overturned and probably moved from its original location btu otherwise intact. No height tag. The old trackway which passed west-east at that point is still traceable for a short distance.

FBM & location viewed from E
FBM looking W


Couldn't find it 16th Sep 2004  17:30  by elsworth

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

That's three of my 'local' FBM's I can't find (along with Ipswich and Buntingford - Wicken was so much easier! This is still marked on the current LL coverage, and there's an overgrown area protruding a long way into the cultivated field, so it's probably there, just well hidden. Winter visit required.



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