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TP7692 - Harrington North
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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 4899th with 131 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.64/10 (from 11 logged visits)
Was First logged: 19th Sep 2010
Has never been found intact
Was Last logged: 12th Mar 2018

Of the 11 logged visits,
6 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 360m
The average error was 80m
1 was exact

Shortwood Lodge Shortwood Lodge Harrington South Harrington South P Bellamy P Bellamy peregrinus peregrinus CJO CJO peregrinus peregrinus asbown asbown caroleengel caroleengel Harrington North Harrington North [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

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Harrington North
By Sharp
Harrington North

By asbown

By Griefmiester
By peregrinus
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Logged Visits:

Moved 12th Mar 2018  00:00  by Sharp

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

Harrington North

Moved 3rd Sep 2016  09:09  by CJO

Gridref: SP 77298 77967   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Moved  Score: 5/10

Lying on side in concrete tank. FB on bottom surface

Harrington North

Toppled 23rd Aug 2016  18:05  by THE CYCLIST

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

Well used unofficial path from Southernmost Thor site to middle site. Keep left of concrete walls and follow field edge as it heads NW. You will arrive at a deep concrete pit which contains the pillar remains. Now completed a visit to all the Project Emily pillars that have been found.

Moved 21st Aug 2016  10:20  by Chris9870

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

Great find, thanks to the people before for the brilliant instructions. First Project Emily trigs we have ever seen and we get two together. Details are as previous logs. Amazing how much of the Thor implacements are still there. I had thought they were all destroyed years ago.

Moved 16th Nov 2014  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: SP 77301 77978   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Moved  Score: 5/10

still in same position in remains of old concrete footings but soon to be obscured by very thorny rose bush

Toppled 22nd Feb 2013  13:05  by asbown

Gridref: SP 77319 77960   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Toppled  Score: 6/10

Moved 28th May 2012  19:36  by Griefmiester

FB Number: S9864  Condition: Moved  Score: 7/10

Moved & Toppled - Agreed! Great Find - I parked at the end of the bridleway to the South then up an over field (through tractor ruts) to concrete wasteland - pillar lying on its side in drain thing, still at least it is still around, intersting area lots of history.

Toppled 6th May 2012  15:59  by dal

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

Access via crop tramlines. Path still links N and S sites. The pit had water in it (after the recent heavy rain) - so I did not access the FB.

Toppled 8th May 2011  12:15  by peregrinus

Gridref: SP 77299 77973   FB Number: S9864  Condition: Toppled  Score: 7/10

Revisited after Paul Bellamys find. Lying in shallow nettly concrete tank. Spider gone; FB is face down and still intact: note that the O S B letters on the FB have been defaced, perhaps reflecting that the trig was not built for normal purposes. 65m NE of its original location (SP 77224 77926). Although in an arable field the Thor site is apparently visited regularly by military enthusiasts and birdwatchers. Access via the crop tramlines was straightforward and a short path linked the North and South sites. Some locals I met said the museum is worth a look (N of airfield, shown on OS map).

Top (spider removed)
Trig been a bit of pruning since 5 days ago...
Bolt Viewed via sighting hole
Trig - context

Toppled 3rd May 2011  16:30  by P Bellamy

Gridref: SP 77414 77631   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Toppled  Score: 5/10

Moved and toppled pillar, dumped on its side in a former water tank at SP7730077969. No Flush Bracket or socket for one visible, top damaged and spider missing.

Harrington North from the north
Harrington North from the south

Couldn't find it 19th Sep 2010  20:39  by peregrinus

Gridref: SP 77224 77926   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 5/10

Harrington North - Project Emily Site #17, SP 77224 77926 according to OS records: two trigs built in association with the Thor missile installation. Several large and quite well preserved Project Thor missile base related mass concrete structures are nearby but the runways have been broken up with the exception of a concrete road / taxiway which the N-S bridleway follows. Could see no sign of either North or South trigs; FB numbers apparently unknown.

Harrington North trig site Red bag marks the spot

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