The CC Trig Point bagger thread, now incorporating other interesting geographs

Discussion in 'General Cycling Discussions' started by Drago, 19 Mar 2017.

  1. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    Any idea what the green plaque is for?
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  2. Poacher

    Poacher Gravitationally challenged member

    I knew I should have taken a pic of it! Nowt special; just a plaque put up by the council to commemorate the original architect (1865), Charles Phipps, and an honourable mention of Frank Matcham for his remodelling in 1897.
  3. Salty seadog

    Salty seadog Space Cadet...(3rd Class...)

  4. OP

    Drago Soiler of Y fronts

    Damn the man to Hades! :laugh:
  5. Bobby Mhor

    Bobby Mhor Wasn't born to follow

    or Yorkshire:whistle:
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  6. PeteXXX

    PeteXXX Cake or ice cream? The choice is endless ... Photo Winner


    A BM on Abington Park Old lodge's on this morning's Santa Run :snowball:
  7. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    He'd never last.
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  8. Heading down Sutton-in-Ashfield, or Newark, tomorrow with SWMBO
    She's doing some consultancy work down there, but still not sure which offices the meeting is at

    Should be quite a few nice BMs/features in Newark (been before, but not for at least 10 years)
    S in A will be a new place to me
  9. Tail End Charlie

    Tail End Charlie Guru

    A few cut bench marks from various trips I've had recently

    Firstly two on opposite sides of the main entrance to Winchester Cathedral



    There was another on Staple Gardens in Winchester, which I thought I had photo'd, but I can't find it, it was just below this sign


    Found it!!!!

    Then one on a church in the main street (Derby Street?) through Leek.

    One on the arch over Eastgate in Chester, just below the fancy clock (second pic)

    Another on Chester Cathedral, with an Xmas star in the background. I was taking a photo with my wife in the background and a passerby asked if I wanted a picture taken with the both of us in the photo, I said "don't be silly, I'm only photographing the bench mark"!

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  10. Dropped her off, at KIngs Mill Hospital (S in A), & drove over to Newark

    Was there for a while. & kept looking, but never saw any benchmarks

    One bench took my eye though, it was in the Castle grounds

    And, this on Church Street, near junction with KirkGate
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  11. biggs682

    biggs682 Smile a mile bike provider

    First new to me benchmark this morning and first for the Falcon .


    On a house in Risely ,Bedfordshire
  12. I know the Newark in Illinois, 800 people, up by Sandwich. Mentioned on the plaque.
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  14. OP

    Drago Soiler of Y fronts

    I am Lance Doperstrong! Did not the regular deliveries of jiffy bag packages give the game away?
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