Swinden Quarry

Swinden Trig Point

The Swinden trig point was located on a small hill near the village of Cracoe, it is one of a number of trig points in the country that has become the victim of quarrying.

Station Name: Swinden
OSGB36 No: SD96T046
Date Built: Not known
Levelling Date: 1st June 1951
Historic Use: 3rd order
Current Use: Destroyed
Height (m): 291.388
Flush Bracket: S5562
TUK Ref No: TP6283
Grid Ref: SD976611
OS Map: OL2
No. of Visits: 0

The Trigpointing website has a photo of the trig point taken in 1983 and clearly shows it above Swinden Quarry. The latter has grown considerably in the meantime and the trig is thought to have been destroyed in 1990.

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