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TP8199 - Lower Simli Field
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OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Lower Simli FieldHU46/T28HU46T028418469.401150885.06105.6493RIVET01/06/1961101/06/1961L0ROOF STATION APPROX 3M ABOVE GL

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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 6176th with 112 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.40/10 (from 5 logged visits)
Was First logged: 16th Apr 2012
Has never been found intact
Was Last logged: 10th Jun 2019

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

All were within 6m
The average error was 3m
1 was exact

Da Lipper Da Lipper edfielden edfielden martine41 martine41 dmwhite dmwhite Lower Simli Field Lower Simli Field [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

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Logged Visits:

Remains 10th Jun 2019  20:49  by peregrinus

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

Managed a view of it from windowsill

Remains 13th May 2018  10:45  by dmwhite

Gridref: HU 18474 50884   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Remains  Score: 6/10

Managed to haul myself up onto roof to view carved markings. Foula visible above slight sea mist. Breezy day so didn't stay around long.

Remains 17th Aug 2017  11:51  by Da Lipper

Gridref: HU 18471 50879   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Remains  Score: 6/10

©Da Lipper
©Da Lipper

Remains 19th Sep 2012  09:57  by edfielden

Gridref: HU 18467 50886   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Remains  Score: 5/10

OS trig database states "ROOF STATION APPROX 3M ABOVE GL". So, taking my trusty telescopic ladder along I walked the 300m from the road to the WWII concrete building that martine41 had been next to. I climbed gingerly onto the roof to see what I could find. Apart from several incongruous stones scattered on the top, lo and behold, in the centre of the roof there is a depression in the surface next to an embossed benchmark symbol. No sign of a rivet but it must have been here. Follow in my steps at your own risk etc. Nice outlook from the rooftop - Foula visible once again shrouded in cloud!

Lower Simli Field - Approach view Looking S ©edfielden
Lower Simli Field - Ladder access! Looking E ©edfielden
Lower Simli Field - The rooftop Looking SE; the rivet position is hiding behind the large rock in the middle ©edfielden
Lower Simli Field - Rivet position Embossed benchmark symbol next to surface depression ©edfielden
View WSW Dog’s Head in foreground, Foula in distance ©edfielden

Not Logged 16th Apr 2012  11:36  by martine41

Gridref: HU 18469 50885   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Not Logged  Score: 5/10

The location has a number of WW2 buildings. Despite my Satmap GPS logging grid reference accuracies of between 6' and 13', no evidence of a rivet was found. The area is on high ground and gives good views in most relevant directions except where blocked by adjacent WW2 building.

Location of logged grid reference According to my GPS the grid ref is by the near left hand corner of the building
Location of logged grid reference. Logged grid ref according to my GPS is just to the right of the far corner of the building.

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