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TP2507 - Craigairie Fell
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OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Craigairie FellNX29/6NX29S006223607.90573665.28321.5642PILLAR01/06/1955201/06/1955N0HT TO TOP OF PILLAR

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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 2848th with 45 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.21/10 (from 24 logged visits)
Was First logged: 22nd Feb 2000
Was Last logged: 30th Sep 2022

Of the 24 logged visits,
9 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 65m
The average error was 15m
The closest was 2m

[key] clochandighter clochandighter caroleengel caroleengel descarte1 descarte1 coinea coinea Proper Cheddar Proper Cheddar jonglew jonglew Proper Cheddar Proper Cheddar arranc arranc Craigairie Fell Craigairie Fell [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

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Not Logged 30th Sep 2022  18:56  by Geordie

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

Good condition 30th Sep 2022  00:00  by carolje

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

no flush bracket

Good condition 1st Apr 2022  15:25  by G4VFL

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

HEMA GM/HSS-099 and County Top Wigtonshire. A bit of a walk in if you park before the "no unauthorised vehicles" sign. (4.5km each way)

The Trigpoint and antenna HEMA activation©G4VFL

Not Logged 23rd Sep 2021  14:48  by GrowlerOutdoor

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

Found with Biffin on a County Top Trip

Pig on Trig ©GrowlerOutdoor

Good condition 23rd Sep 2021  14:48  by Biffin

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

With GrowlerOutdoor while County Topping

Good condition 23rd Aug 2021  11:44  by jonglew

Gridref: NX 23608 73670   FB Number: NO FB  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Drove up 700m past Derry to park NX 2575 7338 as summer vegetation encroaching across the track too much. SUW leads up to the trig. Pillar constructed without a FB. Centre cap missing, tube not plugged. All sight holes sealed. Good panoramic views.

Pillar TP2507©jonglew
Spider TP2507©jonglew

Good condition 20th May 2019  09:12  by Skerryvore

FB Number: NO FB  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good except no FB, apparently never had one. Visited just off path on SUW.

Good condition 17th Apr 2019  08:26  by NormanW

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

Good condition 24th Nov 2018  15:26  by descarte1

Gridref: NX 23609 73667   FB Number: NO FB  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

No flush bracket (never had one, not missing). West-ish sighthole open only. Cap is missing with no plug. Superb 360 views especially across to Merrick/Rhinns of Kells. Southern Upland Way now run right past the track with a new metalled path and picnic table. Made it easy to climb but feels sort of tamed. Accessed via Derry on a round trip to visit the Laggangarn standing stones. Linn's Tomb and Wells of the Rees also worth a visit on that stretch of the SUW.

Good condition 22nd Sep 2018  09:28  by Proper Cheddar

Gridref: NX 23612 73666   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Passed on SUW

Good condition 6th Aug 2016  12:30  by [email protected]

Gridref: NX 23600 73600   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Slightly damaged 28th Sep 2015  17:00  by Moacky

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

The historic county top of Wigtownshire.

How to obscure a trig. ©Moacky

Good condition 14th Aug 2014  10:34  by Sandrax2

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

Walking the Southern Upland Way. New Luce to Bargrennan.


Good condition 26th Sep 2013  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: NX 23614 73661   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

If not doing SUW, possible to drive from east and park @ NX 240 739

Good condition 10th Jul 2013  16:00  by Chalky

FB Number: NO FB  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Built without FB. Spider centre open. On Southern Upland Way.

Good condition 21st Jun 2013  12:08  by Proper Cheddar

Gridref: NX 23610 73670   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

On SUW. Good views on a slightly misty but fine day.

Slightly damaged 16th Apr 2011  12:30  by dugswell2

FB Number: NO FB  Condition: Slightly damaged  Score: 7/10

I had to wait 15 minutes for the 2 forestry men to remove the remains of a recently felled tree before driving to the cut off to the second last farm where I parked. Mist lifting so good views after reversing SUW to gain top. No flush bracket.

Good condition 23rd Oct 2010  16:09  by coinea

Gridref: NX 23617 73661   FB Number: NO FB  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Good condition 23rd Oct 2010  16:08  by clochandighter

Gridref: NX 23612 73662   FB Number: NOFB  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

HISTORY: Pillar completed 6th August 1954 costing 46.10s.0d. Computed as secondary station NX29/6 within the Girvan block during 1955. Levelled for height value at pillar top also in 1955. Last maintained by the OS in June 1985. SITE VISIT: On the Southern Upland Way. Pillar in reasonable condition, light horizontal crack across main trunk. Spider centre open. Built without flush bracket. One sight hole open, faces 317 NW. 360 panorama includes Isle of Man and Arran.

NoFB - Craigairie Fell pillar & self.
NoFB - Craigairie Fell pillar showing all four faces

Good condition 15th Jul 2009  00:00  by ngthack

FB Number: NO FB  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 21st Jun 2009  16:03  by andyc

FB Number: NO FB  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Miserable misty day on the Southern Upland Way. We parked just short of Derry and walked in but the track is in excellent condition (better than the last few miles of tarmaced public road) and you could drive right to the foot of the hill.

Good condition 13th May 2007  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: N/A  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

vgc, no cap or plug. Built without FB. Grassy summit amidst large area of clear-fall. Wigtown Old County Top. On line of Southern Upland Way, which was apparently diverted over it sometime after my 1996 LR76 was published. Roughish forest road in from E.

Craigairie Fell top ©peregrinus
Craigairie Fell trig ©peregrinus
Craigairie Fell trig ©peregrinus

Good condition 10th Apr 2007  11:51  by arranc

Gridref: NX 23600 73700   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Good condition 22nd Feb 2000  09:00  by agentmancuso

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

On the SUW, having spent the night in the Laggangarn wigwam. Jarred my right knee coming down (not used to carrying a full pack any more..) & it took months to recover.

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