The Nine Standards Rigg trig point is located on the summit of the hill of the same name where it very much plays second fiddle to the nine standards themselves.
|Station Name:||Nine Standards Rigg|
|Date Built:||20th May 1960|
|Levelling Date:||1st June 1961|
|TUK Ref No:||TP5129|
|No. of Visits:||3|
The Nine Standards Rigg trig point is a rather ramshackle looking stone built trig point. The 360 degree panorama is superb and on a clear day extends north to the likes of Cross Fell and Mickle Fell and across the Eden valley to the Lake District.
Although it marks the summit of the hill it is fairly safe to say the trig point plays second fiddle to the remarkable series of nine large cairns that give Nine Standards Rigg its name. Situated between the trig point and the standards is a separate topograph which is arguably a finer viewpoint than the trig point.