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Name:Lyscombe Hill
Hill number:5421
Height:263.1m / 863ft
Parent (Ma):2896  Lewesdon Hill
RHB Section:41: South Central England
County/UA:Dorset (CoU)
Catchment:Avon & Stour, Catchment Boundaries, Piddle & Frome
Class:Hump, Tump (200-299m), Clem
Grid ref:ST 73831 02766
Summit feature:ground 25m SSW of wooden telegraph post
Col:161.5m  ST 6948 0453  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 194
(1:25k) 117E
Observations:level summit area
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 68 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Nice easy climb on BW from Folly. Sun out, but wintry shower caught me at top and had to take shelter in the concrete structure.Pete West20/02/2020
Layby parking at Folly. ROW to Flattish pasture top. HP looked to be over by a Telegraph pole.fosal2922/11/2019
07.55 from track at col to WNW via the trig pillar to the SW first. Misted field of Friesian cows on summit.vegibagger26/08/2019
Easy farm track from Folly farm. A couple of steep sections to a gate at the top field. A chap on a quad bike was rounding up cows, but we skirted the activity until they'd gone and bagged this hill. Nice area but views were restricted by the flat top. Descent the same wayChinnockC08/09/2018
With Jenx and Bryher. Big meadow field, trig better summit location/viewnordicstar15/05/2018
Part of walk through Dorset Gap and round Lyscombe Bottom to restored chapel. Lunch at Fox Inn, Ansty.ianmids21/03/2018
Nice walking. Combined with Ball hill (TuMP) and Higher Hill (Trig)carole engel22/02/2018
With K. Enjoyable ascent at full pace from Folly to west.Ashley14/11/2017
From Folly, straightforward walk up on good tracks.rhalstead03/09/2016
Bagged in the continuation of the Bulbarrow Hill walk.Sprog05/08/2016
Spur of Bulbarrow Hill - easy find.bellminsterboy28/10/2015
1/2 Nice climb up from Folly on misty day saw nothing !Fergalh20/08/2015
Easy parking at Folly. With Bevsimon and co10/07/2015
A pleasant walk with nice scenery that also included Ball Hill to the northwest.Alex C27/03/2015
Tick with Alex and Smudge.Dugswell227/03/2015
Revisit from Dugswell's chariot. Approached from Folley this time.Smudge27/03/2015
Parked at Folly and followed the good path up to the top on this raw January day. I agreed with the Grid reference on this website for the summit.isabelle31/01/2015
Parked at Folly. The guy who lives in the house opposite the end of the track does not like you to park outside his house so better to park on the verge.clivevilla05/12/2013
With CC.Chris Peart12/03/2013
Parked at Folly. The GR seems to be about right.Chris Peart01/01/2013
Parked at the Woolland Nature Reserve car park at Bulbarrow Hill and walked across to here then back to take in Bulbarrow Hill.jonglew04/06/2012
P at Folly. Top is very flatchrisbien22/05/2012
A circular walk from Higher Melcombe after doing field work at Bulbarrow. Highest point seemed to be in the vicinity of a water tank but i also visited the nearby hillfort.Herbert Anchovy14/05/2012
Parked on rough lay-by to west at ST 72844 03246David Gradwell01/04/2012
Walked up a bridal track from the road to plateau like sheep pastures. No obvious high point and little view.arranc16/01/2012
Easy parking at Folly.destaylor03/08/2011
S Part of Wessex Ridgewaybenwloudon17/05/2009
fine hill, dull pasture summit, OK view. good tk from road to W then cross summit pasture RHW07/08/2002
Re-climbed 04May14 and got correct summit this time.Adrian01/06/1995
With: pr sj; Simon & I came over from Somerset and met Pete and walked near Cern Abbas finishing in Piddletrenthide. Date is approximate.Ian Baines17/02/1980
Swindon Bagger14/02/2020
Colin Crawford22/07/2017
Mark Sims15/06/2015
Campbell Singer23/09/2013
Alan Whatley23/09/2013
David Rawden25/06/2013
Colin Crawford12/03/2013