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TP8278 - Druin na Leitire
 
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Condition :
Good Good condition
OSGB36 Station :
NG80/H116
Current use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP8278
County :
Highland Region
Nearest town :
FORT WILLIAM

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Druim Na LeitireNG80/H116NG80H116180136.70821793.200.0004BLOCK01/06/195900

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There are 5 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 501st with 29 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 8.00/10 (from 2 logged visits)
Was First logged: 14th May 2017
Was Last logged: 15th May 2019

Of the 2 logged visits,
1 recorded a location

The error was 6m

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Selection of photos for this Surface Block.


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Somewhere around here is a buried surface block
©jonglew

Logged Visits:

Good condition 15th May 2019  15:02  by BigJ

Gridref: NG 80140 21788   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 10/10

Parked at the beach. Very hot airless day so decided against the frontal approach and headed up the marked forestry track to the east to where the pylons go up the hill. The theory is that there’s always a track alongside the pylons. Well I got that wrong. Big time. Floundered up the slope beside the pylons keeping near the trees for shade. Once on top turned SW and made for the GPS location. As shown by jonglew, the location is a featureless flat heathery ridge. Began probing and only found one spot where the screwdriver hit stone. Started digging and pulling out stones, but no luck. Tried 12” away and more stones. However, one of them had white paint on it. Bingo. Kept going, digging out the peat and the stones, to be rewarded with a concrete block with a 1/4” rod protruding from it. Not an easy find! After readings and photos, placed the excavated stones as a small protective cairn over the rod. Direct descent back to the car for water.

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Couldn't find it 14th May 2017  14:38  by jonglew

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 6/10

Straight up from beach car park due south; one deer fence to cross. Springy heather. Spent a while probing the ground, only 1 hit; dug down approx one foot to find a nice flat rock approx size of a surface block.... grrrr. Nothing else even close. Fine views over Kyle Rhea and onto Skye.

Somewhere around here is a buried surface block TP8278©jonglew



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