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TP3487 - Green Top
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OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Green TopNX56/DM/14NX56S014DIS223260.43566521.67245.0593PILLAR01/06/1958201/06/1958N0HT TO TOP OF PILLAR

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This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 5558th with 48 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 5.58/10 (from 12 logged visits)
Was First logged: 9th Mar 2005
Was Last logged: 25th May 2023

Of the 12 logged visits,
4 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 6m
The average error was 4m
The closest was 3m

coinea coinea jonglew jonglew caroleengel caroleengel clochandighter clochandighter Green Top Green Top [Zoom In/Out] [Hide Labels]

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Good condition 25th May 2023  11:10  by HarryH

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

Centre cap has been removed and tube is open.

Good condition 18th Apr 2023  16:42  by paulxtr

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

Parked partway along access road. Extensive view spoiled by the turbines.

Green Top ©paulxtr

Good condition 15th Aug 2021  14:55  by jonglew

Gridref: NX 23261 66525   FB Number: NO FB  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Drive up on good wind farm roads. Centre tube has lost its cap and is unplugged. One sight hole open. Good views.

Spider TP3487©jonglew
Pillar TP3487©jonglew

Good condition 23rd Apr 2021  10:13  by agentmancuso

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

P windfarm entrance, track to turbine to SE & u

Green Top

Good condition 26th Mar 2018  18:18  by vegibagger

FB Number: NONE  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Thanks to SSE for wind farm roads right to the pillar.

Trig with windmills ©vegibagger
Top face ©vegibagger

Good condition 26th Sep 2013  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: NX 23266 66521   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Agree - dislike wind farms spoiling our beautiful wilderness but the Government is hell bent on this project. So best take advantage of this vandalism and DRIVE all the way up!

Good condition 11th Jul 2013  18:00  by Chalky

FB Number: NO FB  Condition: Good  Score: 4/10

Spider centre open. Built without FB. Sadly now engulfed by yet another wind farm.

Good condition 23rd Oct 2010  11:30  by coinea

Gridref: NX 23264 66522   FB Number: NOFB  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Good condition 23rd Oct 2010  11:29  by clochandighter

Gridref: NX 23264 66523   FB Number: NOFB  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

HISTORY: Pillar completed 4th February 1955 costing 15.12s.6d. Possibly intended as a secondary triangulation station, marker NX56/14 was computed as a tertiary station within the Kirkcudbright secondary block during 1958. Levelled for height value at pillar top also in 1958. Last maintained by the OS in May 1985. SITE VISIT: Now amongst the turbines of Artfield Fell Wind Farm. Open access. Pillar beside Turbine, in good condition, built without flush bracket. Spider centre now open. One sight hole open, faces 130 SE. 360 panorama from top barring wind turbines. This deputation marks the completion of OS Landranger 82 for me, all trig pillars on this map now visited.

NoFB - Green Top Pillar & GRP
Artfield Fell Wind Farm the layout of the turbines.
NoFB - Green Top pillar showing all four faces

Good condition 11th Jun 2010  22:06  by elephantman

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

Good condition 12th May 2007  12:00  by peregrinus

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

vgc, metal cap, small raised letters. Built without FB. Wind farm, trig stands beside a generator. Nice view. The 272m is a Yeaman summit.

Green Top top ©peregrinus
Green Top trig ©peregrinus

Good condition 9th Mar 2005  12:50  by Trigger

FB Number: NONE  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

Artfield Fell wind farm construction site, limited access for the next couple of months. Trigpoint is being left in place will be adjacent to turbine 10 once construction is complete. Access to trig gained as being a member of the wind farm project team. No flush bracket on pillar.


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