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TP8514 - Pen-y-Garn
 
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Condition :
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OSGB36 Station :
SH62/T53
Current use :
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP8514
County :
Gwynedd
Nearest town :
CRICCIETH

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Pen-Y-GarnSH62/T53SH62T053251088.12344443.82362.1023BLOCK01/06/1956201/06/1956N0HT TO BOLT IN BLOCK

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There are 14 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 3072nd with 43 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.20/10 (from 5 logged visits)
Was First logged: 26th Mar 2012
Was Last logged: 10th Oct 2017

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

All were within 40m
The average error was 15m
1 was exact

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Good condition 10th Oct 2017  13:17  by jonglew

Gridref: SH 51088 44450   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Bolt set into concrete at top of Craig-y-garn. Only had a swiss army knife to locate it and remove a couple of inches of turf, but seemed to work ok. Left it uncovered.

Location TP8514©jonglew
Surface Block TP8514©jonglew
The Bolt TP8514©jonglew


Good condition 31st Mar 2016  09:10  by Dusty

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

Used Alex's picture to find and then uncover.

Bolt


Good condition 14th Sep 2015  10:19  by Whats the Point

Gridref: SH 51080 44483   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Easily found thanks to photo. Covered with thin turf. Recovered. In summit shelter. Rain and wind. Off to Hebbog (if possible) in cloud. Didn't make it. Got to within half a mile but defeated by high wind, cloud, cold and old age. Still better safe than sorry. Think that's one of the secrets of walking alone - knowing when to turn back. Well that's my excuse.



Good condition 19th Apr 2014  09:55  by trigging on an island

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

This surface block is still surviving just a metre away from the summit rock. It is almost completely covered over with grass now, but I didn't need to dig too much to find the bolt to confirm that it was all still in place. The hill falls into the HuMP catergory and is really well worth visiting, with first rate views to be had across to the Nantlle ridge, Moel Hebog, Rhinogs and the Lleyn Peninsula.

Pen-y-Garn surface block
Pen-y-Garn surface block position
Pen-y-Garn surface block view


Couldn't find it 26th Mar 2012  13:00  by Meirion

Gridref: SH 51088 44443   FB Number: NONE  Condition: Couldn't find it  Score: 7/10

A nice walk up from Garndolbenmaen in the unseasonal sunshine. No sign of anything at the grid ref indicated. The grass may have grown over it or its hidden under the multitude of rocks at the summit. Nice views from the summit and I bagged the nearby geocache. Well worth the effort. I have given it high marks due to the excellent views.

View 1 ©Meirion
View 2 ©Meirion
View 3 ©Meirion
Cairn - Shelter at summit ©Meirion
Cairn - small cairn just below summit ©Meirion



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