The Chevin trig point

The Chevin Trig Point

The Chevin trig point was originally built in 1937 as part of the secondary order of trig points. The pillar is listed as having been destroyed in 1969.

Station Name: The Chevin
OSGB36 No: SE22S009
Date Built: 6th July 1937
Levelling Date: 1st October 1962
Historic Use: Secondary
Current Use: Destroyed
Height (m): 281.808
Flush Bracket: S1817
TUK Ref No: TP6363
Grid Ref: SE199442
OS Map: 297
No. of Visits: 3

The trig point was situated on a small heathery ridge set back a short way from the main escarpment of The Chevin. Presumably it fell victim to Yorkgate Quarry which is situated immediately below and to the west of the summit. The quarry itself is now disused and is now a picnic area.

<< Back to Trig Points