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TP8958 - Skinners Monument
 
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Condition :
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OSGB36 Station :
SH57/T58
Current use :
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP8958
County :
Gwynedd
Nearest town :
HOLYHEAD

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Skinners MonSH57/INT22SH57I022225063.45382243.900.0003MONUMENT01/06/195300
Turkey ShoreSH57/T58SH57T058225070.85382245.380.0003BOLT01/06/195501Bolt in rock. Dest 07/74

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There are 16 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 6789th with 59 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.33/10 (from 21 logged visits)
Was First logged: 14th Apr 2012
Was Last logged: 31st May 2018

Of the 21 logged visits,
5 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 12m
The average error was 5m
1 was exact

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Selection of photos for this Intersected Station.

Skinners Monument
©thejackrustles

By srichy20
Skinners Monument
©jonglew
Skinners Monument
By CJO

By Griefmiester
See 11 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Good condition 31st May 2018  10:50  by Ant1974

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


Good condition 13th May 2017  14:30  by Dumfriesmike

Gridref: SH 25068 82249   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Great views over the harbour


Good condition 24th Apr 2017  14:29  by VinceTP

Gridref: SH 25063 82245   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10


Good condition 4th Aug 2016  19:34  by thejackrustles

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

Spotted whilst trig bagging in the area, never know what the protocol is for an IS, I go with I spotted it, managed to grab a photo, job done.

Skinners Monument ©thejackrustles


Good condition 4th Aug 2016  19:15  by gerryu2

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

spotted while passing


Good condition 29th Mar 2016  06:52  by srichy20

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

bagged from the Car whilst checking in to Irish Ferries at dawn.


Good condition 13th Sep 2015  17:48  by peregrinus

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

seen from road


Good condition 13th Sep 2015  17:48  by jonglew

Gridref: SH 25061 82249   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Captain John MacGregor Skinner born New Jersey, USA, c.1760. He lost an arm while fighting with the Royal Navy in the American War of Independence, lost an eye while serving in the Caribbean. On leaving the navy, he joined the Post Office service. Moving to Holyhead, he became master of packet ships crossing the Irish Sea and campaigned for improvements to the service and the ships’ condition. Died in 1832 when he was washed overboard from his ship The Escape. Monument raised by public subscription.

Skinners Monument TP8958©jonglew


Good condition 6th Jul 2015  09:54  by CJO

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

Raining. Viewed from the adjacent housing. Prominently sited looking out over the harbour.

Skinners Monument


Good condition 17th May 2015  14:47  by Keith Stevens

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

Photo from the lorry park. The Turkey Shore bolt (gone) is 8 metres from the monument, in a rock.

Skinners Monument


Good condition 15th May 2015  19:30  by Rupertal

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


Good condition 24th Jun 2014  14:12  by catman

Gridref: SH 25060 82255   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Pleasant monument


Good condition 16th Jun 2014  13:04  by Griefmiester

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 2/10

Parking next door while waiting for ferry to Dublin


Good condition 10th Jun 2014  10:31  by Brisey

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

The pillar overlooks the waiting area for the ferry to Dublin Port.

TP8958 As viewed from my campervan in the ferry waiting area.


Good condition 12th Oct 2013  15:00  by Mickandkim

Gridref: SH 25063 82243   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

Nice Mon


Good condition 28th Jun 2013  08:51  by lonesome_cowboy_burt

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

Accessed via the steps from the road to the long stay car park


Good condition 9th Apr 2013  12:48  by tigger4242

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

Easy to find

©tigger4242


Good condition 21st Oct 2012  12:32  by Pharisee

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

Photographed this one whilst en-route to the South Pier.

Skinner's Monument ©Pharisee


Good condition 5th Sep 2012  17:09  by Meirion

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

This is the main reason I came to Holyhead today. Unfortunately the nearby geocache had been muggled! Nice views from the top of the outcrop over the harbour.

Skinners Monument as seen from the town ©Meirion
Skinners Monument ©Meirion
Skinners Monument ©Meirion
Info sign at bottom of footpath up to monument ©Meirion


Good condition 29th Jul 2012  09:15  by Dusty

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

Captain John McGregor Skinner was born Pirth Amboy, New Jersey in 1760. Joined the Royal Navy in 1776 as a Midshipman on the HMS Phoenix. Lost his right arm below the elbow. After the War of Independance returned with family to Bristol. Became Captain of Mail Packet Ships. In 1799 bwecame Senior Captain of Mail Packets in Holyhead.Died in 1832 when he wsa lost at sea off of the South Stack.

Mrs Dusty & Monument
Monument
Plaque


Good condition 14th Apr 2012  18:35  by Triggers

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

overlooks the ferry port



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