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TP4273 - Knock Fell
 
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Grid reference :
Type :
Condition :
Good Good condition
Flush Bracket :
S8229
OSGB36 Station :
NX56/DM/16
Current use :
none
Historic use :
T:UK waypoint :
TP4273
County :
Dumfries & Galloway
Nearest town :
NEWTON STEWART

OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW
Trig NameOriginal NameNew NameEASTINGNORTHINGHEIGHTORDERTYPE OF MARKComputing DateCLASS OF LEVELLINGDate of LevellingLEVELLING DATUMDESTROYED MARK INDICATORCOMMENTS
Knock FellNX56/DM/16NX56S016DIS225508.12555767.22175.3303PILLAR01/06/1958101/02/1956N0

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There are 18 photos for this trigpoint (view album).

This trigpoint:
Is ranked joint 2350th with 35 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.35/10 (from 17 logged visits)
Was First logged: 1st May 2006
Was Last logged: 2nd Feb 2024

Of the 17 logged visits,
7 recorded a location and of these....

All were within 67m
The average error was 13m
The closest was 1m

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Selection of photos for this Pillar.

View East
By NJM
View West
By NJM
View North
By NJM
View South West
By NJM
Flush Bracket
©jonglew
S8229
By iainmac
See 12 more in the album.

Logged Visits:

Good condition 2nd Feb 2024  10:28  by NJM

Gridref: NX 25509 55768   FB Number: S8229  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

As others, parked on the grass triangle at Machermore and walked the mile and a quarter east along a v good track before 70m of ascent north up a steepening but dry hillside. Fantastic panoramic views for a sub 200m hill, descended east to bag the unusually located Stranraer AS. It’s certainly possible to drive to the ‘Path’ sign leaving just a short walk up to the summit, there is a wide verge on the S side of the track to park; only two closed gates would have needed to be negotiated today.

View North Storm's OS Pillar #607
View East
View South West
View West


Good condition 25th May 2023  13:40  by HarryH

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


Good condition 30th Jul 2022  16:00  by Mickandkim

Gridref: NX 25500 55700   FB Number: S8229  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

Drove through many gates to Path sign then rough going up to Trig


Good condition 22nd May 2022  07:01  by Robert Phillips

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


Good condition 31st Mar 2022  14:10  by paulxtr

FB Number: S8229  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

From the grass triangle parking spot. Pleasant walk to the trig along track with wide views. From the pillar I got my first ever glimpse of the Ulster hills just peeping over The Rhins of Galloway.

Knock Fell ©paulxtr


Good condition 30th Apr 2021  08:32  by agentmancuso

FB Number: S8229  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

P grass triangle at Machermore entrance, along to mini waterworks site & up, back via Active Station & Knock of Luce farm.

Knock Fell S8229


Good condition 22nd Sep 2019  10:13  by Parkerjason

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

Fantastic condition followed path from machermore ,extensive works at waterworks building at moment so skirted the site to summit


Good condition 7th Apr 2017  10:13  by jonglew

Gridref: NX 25510 55770   FB Number: S8229  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

From Machermore on good vehicle track to the Scottish Water building, whence direct to trig over the rough. Pillar is vgc, retaining a metal OS centre cap, raised lettering; front and rear sight holes open. Extensive 360deg panorama.

Pillar TP4273©jonglew
Spider TP4273©jonglew
Flush Bracket TP4273©jonglew


Good condition 5th Jun 2016  12:01  by CJO

Gridref: NX 25504 55773   FB Number: S8229  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

All intact with bolt visible.

Knock Fell
Knock Fell bolt


Good condition 4th Jun 2016  09:02  by peregrinus

FB Number: S8229  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10

revisit, still retains cap. Drove in (2 gates, good track ). then strolled down to the Active station.


Good condition 11th Sep 2015  14:40  by Chalky

FB Number: S8229  Condition: Good  Score: 8/10

Spider centre retains its cap.


Good condition 26th Sep 2013  00:00  by caroleengel

Gridref: NX 25513 55765   FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 5/10


Good condition 4th Jun 2012  10:00  by el-mo

FB Number: Not logged  Condition: Good  Score: 9/10

Great views of the Mull. Would have been 10 were it not for the hideous ariel thing next to the trig.


Good condition 29th May 2010  15:29  by coinea

Gridref: NX 25514 55764   FB Number: S8229  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

S8229 Knock Fell


Good condition 29th May 2010  15:28  by clochandighter

Gridref: NX 25511 55765   FB Number: S8229  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

Tertiary station pillar completed 10th February 1955 costing £15.10s.0d. Column in good condition. Spider retains replacement OS centre cap with raised small letters. Flush bracket faces 236° SW. Vented through SW and NE sight holes. Photographed 29/05/2010, GRP.

S8229 - Knock Fell & GRP
S8229 - Knock Fell pillar & FB


Good condition 2nd Aug 2006  12:00  by iainmac

FB Number: S8229  Condition: Good  Score: 6/10

S8229
S8229
S8229
S8229


Good condition 1st May 2006  12:00  by peregrinus

FB Number: S8229  Condition: Good  Score: 7/10

vgc, metal cap, smallish raised letters. fine distinctive summit, fine view albeit grey day, large cairn.



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