|OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW|
|Trig Name||Original Name||New Name||EASTING||NORTHING||HEIGHT||ORDER||TYPE OF MARK||Computing Date||CLASS OF LEVELLING||Date of Levelling||LEVELLING DATUM||DESTROYED MARK INDICATOR||COMMENTS|
There are 18 photos for this trigpoint (view album).
Is ranked joint 1997th with 26 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.50/10 (from 14 logged visits)
Was First logged: 26th Aug 2008
Was Last found intact: 14th Sep 2016
Was Last logged: 13th Aug 2019
Of the 14 logged visits,
4 recorded a location and of these....
All were within 448m
The average error was 116m
The closest was 2m
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|Selection of photos for this Pillar.|
By Rick Trig
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13th Aug 2019 19:01 by WuzzerL
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Converted Score: 9/10
parked in hotel carpark, then quick walk along cliff top path, spectacular views, one thing missing though!!! Pritch 227 not as much fun without you!! we will return
3rd Apr 2019 10:00 by dugswell2
FB Number: GONE Condition: Converted Score: 7/10
Lovely viewpoint on a cold windy April morning.
18th Mar 2019 18:18 by descarte1
Gridref: SW 83352 63271 FB Number: Not logged Condition: Converted Score: 7/10
Converted pillar. Now a surface block. Situated atop seemingly a tumulus. Great location, shame about the trig!
20th Jun 2018 15:13 by Rick Trig
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Converted Score: 7/10
Fantastic cliff top views. Shame about the ‘conversion’ job. A bit cheap & nasty.
18th Sep 2017 12:17 by asbown
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Converted Score: 5/10
Nice walk, very good views.
12th Jun 2017 10:35 by pat29
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Not Logged Score: 5/10
3rd May 2017 00:00 by caroleengel
Gridref: SW 83355 63727 FB Number: Not logged Condition: Converted Score: 5/10
22nd Feb 2017 09:14 by jonglew
Gridref: SW 83351 63721 FB Number: Not logged Condition: Converted Score: 6/10
Located on the top of a tumulus, one of a pair, the OS dBase records this as a Block. It seems from the OS archive that there was briefly a Pillar here, constructed around late 1953 to early 1954 with FB S7866. By the time the trig was computed in June 1955 it had been replaced by a Surface Block, which the OS dBase records as being destroyed May 1963, but which seems to be extant. Large bolt measured it at precisely 3" diameter. Nice views from top of the cliffs.
14th Sep 2016 00:00 by Bolventor
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Slightly damaged Score: 5/10
31st Mar 2012 14:30 by arranc
Gridref: SW 83355 63726 FB Number: Not logged Condition: Good Score: 6/10
ideal spot on coastal footpath. brass bolt in good condition
21st Sep 2009 12:00 by Dusty
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Damaged Score: 7/10
Mrs Dusty & trigpoint
Looks interesting! Spotted 2 of these on my walk up from Trevelgue Head. This one sited over EABM (Environmental Agency Bench Mark I guess)Smart bit of kit.
Do people hunt for these? EABM
17th Aug 2009 08:45 by dal
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Damaged Score: 8/10
Good find by tom. Agree Remains would be a better description. Block clear, Bolt looks original, Block apppears to slope a bit. On the E side of hummock between alternative versions of the coastal path.
4th May 2009 12:00 by peregrinus
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Converted Score: 8/10
Status probably best described as Remains: looks like original pillar base which has made good with some newer concrete (now tatty as tom says) and serving as a Block. Rivet also battered and probably original. On top of southernmost of two mounds (tumuli?) beside coast path. Fine coastal scenery.
26th Aug 2008 09:13 by tom
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Remains Score: 6/10
Tertiary station T044 in SX06, Bodmin secondary block. The OS describe it as a block computed in 1955 and destroyed in May 1963; the Trigonomy database states that the block was a replacement for a destroyed pillar with FB S 7866. The trigpoint now consists of a large brass bolt set into a large rough concrete base on top of a tumulus near a cliff edge. My granddaughter decided to accompany me on my morning constitutional along the cliff top coastal path from Watergate Bay. From the trig there is a view of the spectacular coastline in both directions. Newquay lies along the coast to the south; inland there is farmland, campsites and Newquay Airport. The coastal path offered the usual views of the nearby cliffs and beaches. Some birds were swirling around near the cliff faces and others were hopping around in the cliff top fields. Below the cliffs surfers, a kite surfer and a kite buggy were in action.