Newton Moor Trig Point

Newton Moor Trig Point

The Newton Moor trig point is situated on the modest moorland height of the same name north of Hellifield and was built in 1949 as part of the third order of trig points.

Station Name: Newton Moor
OSGB36 No: SD96T034
Date Built: 21st June 1949
Levelling Date: 1st August 1954
Historic Use: 3rd order
Current Use: None
Height (m): 291.654
Flush Bracket: S5192
TUK Ref No: TP5121
Grid Ref: SD858587
OS Map: OL2
No. of Visits: 1

The trig point can be visited on nice little walk out of Long Preston or Hellifield. Dales heights in view include Rye Loaf Hill, Kirkby Fell, Cracoe Fell, Sharp Haw and, most impressively, Ingleborough. Also in view in what is an extensive panorama are Easington Fell, Weets Hill and Pendle Hill.

The Newton Moor trig point looking towards Ingleborough
The Newton Moor trig point looking towards Ingleborough

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