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TP7228 - Troon
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There are 16 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 3732nd with 37 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.89/10 (from 18 logged visits)
Was First logged: 18th Aug 2003
Was Last logged: 14th Apr 2017

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

All were within 9m
The average error was 5m
1 was exact

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By gerryu2

©penwithick pixie
Troon FBM
By Chris9870
Troon FBM
By Chris9870
TP7228 Marker
©Alan Grove
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Logged Visits:

Good condition 14th Apr 2017  15:21  by gerryu2

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

didn't have this on my list but noticed it wasn't far off my route. nice wee roadside find.

Good condition 2nd Oct 2016  00:00  by penwithick pixie

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

©penwithick pixie

Good condition 9th Jul 2016  13:20  by dugswell2

Gridref: SW 66300 37080   FB Number: NONE  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

A very easy find on its own piece of lawn near road.

Good condition 25th Mar 2015  12:21  by SlainteJimmy

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

Good condition 5th Sep 2014  16:40  by Chris9870

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

Nice easy roadside FBM opposite a farmhouse. Lovely position with its own bit of lawn.

Troon FBM
Troon FBM

Good condition 25th Mar 2014  00:00  by wandererjon

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

The nice lady still lives opposite but still hasn't found the nearby surface block, she says she is still looking and remembers Dal's visit clearly!

Good condition 4th Apr 2012  14:08  by CornishWalker

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

Parked up next to the grass verge. A nice looking FBM. Never seen one like this before.

TP7228 Marker ©CornishWalker
TP7228 ©CornishWalker

Good condition 2nd Apr 2012  09:45  by arranc

Gridref: SW 66309 37083   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

nicest FBM I've visited so far. OS plaque, height marker 658' - no railings. mown verge.

Good condition 24th Feb 2011  09:55  by dal

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

Straightforward. While I was there the lady who lives at the farm opposite came out - she knows all about the FBM. She kindly took me to the corner of the field where the Copper Hill tiangulation station should be located (SW6622236979). I thought it might be a platform bolt, but we certainly could not see a platform. It is listed as a Block, and I suspect it may just set into the top of the thick walls. There have been changes - a gate has been infilled.

Good condition 17th Oct 2009  11:58  by sarah and steve

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

nice quick find, in good condition and the first of this kind we have found!

Good condition 19th Sep 2009  12:55  by Dusty

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

Mrs Dusty & trigpoint

Good condition 10th Sep 2008  14:53  by Alan Grove

Gridref: SW 66302 37080   FB Number: N/A  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Conveniently located on a grass verge, the FBM is easily accessible. The height marker is still in place and reads 658.04 ft.

TP7228 TP7228 Troon©Alan Grove
TP7228 Marker TP7228's Height Marker©Alan Grove

Good condition 31st May 2007  13:10  by rhayader_wanderer

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

beside the road highly visible

Good condition 28th Aug 2005  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: N/A  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

height tag, 654.08ft,verge opp farm entr, NE side of road, OSBM & GPS plaques

Good condition 27th Jul 2005  12:00  by iainmac

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

Good condition 12th Feb 2005  15:35  by Buckland Carveth

Gridref: SW 66307 37086   FB Number: N/A  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Had to go to Troon Pet shop so thought I would "kill two birds with one stone"

Looking down on TP7228 Well protected by brambles!

Good condition 8th Feb 2005  18:50  by Nr

Gridref: SW 66306 37082   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

My first visit to a fundamental benchmark. Appears to be made from a good lump of solid Cornich Granite. Told my son he needed some driving practice before his driving test and I navigated him here!

Good condition 18th Aug 2003  13:00  by Slapster

FB Number: N/A  Condition: Good  Score: 3/10

This is a fundemaental mak (a small cube of stone) with a paque thereon. It is not simple to find due to its size. The GPS co-ordinates are good, but when you get near, look for a farmhouse with a lawned, car pull-in opposite it. The mark is in this pull-in, on the road side, mid-way along. On a wet day, you could even stay in the car!!. Views are pretty abysmal, but I suppose that is not what this one is all about.

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