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TP8889 - Penrith Beacon
 
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Condition :
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OSGB36 Station :
NY45/INT6
Current use :
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP8889
County :
Cumbria
Nearest town :
PENRITH

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Penrith BeaconNY45/INT6NY45I006352128.44531376.810.0003BEACON01/06/195300

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There are 6 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 4155th with 13 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.80/10 (from 15 logged visits)
Was First logged: 11th May 1985
Was Last logged: 10th Aug 2017

Of the 15 logged visits,
4 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 11m
The average error was 5m
The closest was 2m

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PENRITH PENRITH Penrith Church Tower Vane Penrith Church Tower Vane Roundthorn Roundthorn catman catman RogerTempleman RogerTempleman CJO CJO jonglew jonglew Penrith Beacon Penrith Beacon [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

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Selection of photos for this Intersected Station.

The Beacon
©jonglew

By Rick Trig
Penrith Beacon 04/11/13
©TomL
Penrith
By ted
See 2 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Good condition 10th Aug 2017  14:52  by catman

Gridref: NY 52132 31373   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10


Good condition 28th Jul 2017  16:30  by jonglew

Gridref: NY 52136 31384   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Grade I listed, 1719 on site of an earlier beacon. 2-stage tower with stubby spire atop. Tower is securely locked. Has a 1GL bolt and cut benchmark on it.

The Beacon TP8889©jonglew


Good condition 30th May 2015  14:03  by RogerTempleman

Gridref: NY 52130 31376   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Interesting building in nice setting, with 1GL bolt on East angle


Good condition 26th Oct 2014  11:52  by Rick Trig

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

Nice walk up to the folly from Beacon Edge via footpath. (see 1:5000 map) & at this time of year you can pick sweet chestnuts on the path as you walk up.


Good condition 4th Nov 2013  11:19  by TomL

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

Viewed from Penrith Castle. It's there on the photo honest.

Penrith Beacon 04/11/13 Viewed from Penrith Castle©TomL


Good condition 10th Aug 2013  15:00  by ted

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

Views restricted by surrounding trees.

Penrith Beacon


Good condition 5th Jul 2013  12:45  by jlc

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

good views of ullswater, pity about all the empty cans


Good condition 21st Apr 2013  15:50  by peregrinus

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 3/10

Small tower with pointed roof


Good condition 9th Mar 2013  11:49  by CJO

Gridref: NY 52131 31378   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

snowing hard. Steel door to tower locked. Cut BM with bolt left of door east face.

Penrith Beacon


Good condition 12th Jun 2012  07:30  by PeteBoggs

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

Not as easy to get to as I first thought - accessed through woods from Salkeld Road but beacon is now surrounded by tall trees so limited views

©PeteBoggs


Good condition 22nd Apr 2012  07:39  by Triggers

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

retrospective log. visited years ago with parents


Good condition 23rd Dec 2010  00:00  by Rupertal

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


Good condition 5th Feb 2010  12:07  by dugswell2

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

Ascent after ABP visit to wool composting farm in Heltondale. Out ward leg not via permissive path thro cemetary close to golf course, 2 fences to folly, return via permissive path. Dry but cloudy. It is a subMarilyn and HuMP.


Good condition 7th Feb 2000  10:20  by arranc

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


Good condition 11th May 1985  08:58  by Historian

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

Retrospective log.



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