Blea Moor Trig Point

Blea Moor Trig Point

The Blea Moor trig point is located on the summit of the hill of the same name. It was built in 1951 as one of the third order of trig points.

Station Name: Blea Moor
OSGB36 No: SD96T001
Date Built: 3rd September 1949
Levelling Date: 1st June 1951
Historic Use: 3rd order
Current Use: None
Height (m): 535.533
Flush Bracket: S5228
TUK Ref No: TP1493
Grid Ref: SD772825
OS Map: OL2
No. of Visits: 2

The trig point can be reached fairly easily from the footpath to the north which follows the line of the Bleamoor Tunnel. The path can be accessed from Ribblehead or from Dent Head.

The trig point flush bracket
The trig point flush bracket

Unsurprisingly the views from the trig point are dominated by Ingleborough and Whernside. Other prominent tops in the view are Great Knoutberry Hill, Baugh Fell and Pen-y-Ghent. To the right of the latter Pendle Hill also appears in the view.

The intact spider on the top of the trig point with Dodd Fell Hill in the distance
The intact spider on the top of the trig point with Dodd Fell Hill in the distance

With a good zoom lens it is possible to see the Blea Moor trig point from near the summit of Whernside.

The Blea Moor trig point as seen from Whernside
The Blea Moor trig point as seen from Whernside

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