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TP8531 - Haughmond Castle
 
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Grid reference :
Condition :
Slightly damaged Slightly damaged
OSGB36 Station :
SJ44/T154
Current use :
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP8531
County :
Shropshire
Nearest town :
SHREWSBURY

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Haughmond CastleSJ44/T154SJ44T154353664.97313810.41146.4894BLOCK01/06/1958101/06/1967N0HT TO BOLT IN BLOCK

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There are 10 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 4236th with 87 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.80/10 (from 5 logged visits)
Was First logged: 10th Mar 2013
Was Last logged: 18th Feb 2015

Of the 5 logged visits,
1 recorded a location

The error was 37668m

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Selection of photos for this Surface Block.

Haughmond Castle
By pork_pie_hat
Mrs Dusty at location
By Dusty
Block
By Dusty
Haughmond Hill
By ted
See 6 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Slightly damaged 18th Feb 2015  11:20  by pork_pie_hat

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Visited while walking from Shrewsbury to Wellington. i couldn't miss it - thanks to all those who've previously posted photos.

Haughmond Castle General view from the TP.


Good condition 14th May 2013  09:20  by Dusty

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

Mrs Dusty at location
Block


Slightly damaged 30th Mar 2013  12:15  by ted

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 5/10

Steep path up from NW. Block clear of snow. Bolt/Rivet (or could it be a brass rod?) with the faint outline of a cut benchmark. Good views towards Shrewsbury and beyond. Returned to town centre via the disused canal.

Haughmond Hill site
Haughmond Hill detail


Good condition 29th Mar 2013  12:40  by CJO

Gridref: SJ 56366 51381   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Follow the orange waymarked Bardon Geo Trail from Pine Trees cafe and car park.The Block is exposed on the surface on a small promentary to the north of the slabs of rocks to form an interesting bench. This is a standard surface block with a rivet rather than a bolt. I suspect these rivets were the economy version used in in some blocks.

Haughmond Castle rivet standing proud, a trip hazard!


Slightly damaged 10th Mar 2013  06:58  by peregrinus

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 6/10

Obvious block with "bench mark" arrows. Bolt has lost its head and is bent. Nice viewpoint. Later clarification: apparently Brass Rod rather than bolt - as ted says.

Block
Bolt remains looks like had standard hemisherical domed head
View west SB obvious in foreground
Haughmond Castle remains, looking SE



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