Name:Parson's Thorn
Hill number:16326
Height:78m / 256ft
Section:34A: Lake District - Northern Fells
Col:42m  NY369505  

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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
929908/08/2015NY 32142 54047  F: Trig S6932 in hedge.
O: Ground in area near gate at NY 32046 54072 gave same height.
Aye Jimmy
930808/08/2015NY 32046 54072  F: Ground in area near gate
O: Trig S6932 in hedge at NY 32142 54047 may be as high.
Aye Jimmy
970623/08/2015NY 32143 54048  F: trig pillar in hedgeline
S: obvious summit
George Gradwell
974623/08/2015NY 32144 54047  F: trig pointDavid Gradwell
1864127/04/2017NY 32142 54045  F: trig point in hedgeline
O: ground 100m WNW near gate at NY 32047 54071 is as high
S: Abney level
1864227/04/2017NY 32047 54071  F: no feature 100m WNW of trig, near gate
O: same height as base of trig point
S: Abney level

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 28 users)ByDate of Ascent
Sunshine walking along a dusty track that looks like it would normally be a quagmire.Wycombe Wanderer21/04/2019
As Jonglew. Track was indeed very muddy - ankle deep and not all avoidable today.clivevilla07/11/2018
1st of 9 peripheral Cumbrian tumps on a wet day. Parking roadside in Great Orton and taking the track due W - it has 2 large and potentialy deep puddles but both can be circumnavigated with ease, so no worries about getting wet feet, and today was a particularly wet day. Access to the trig pillar is from the W side of the hedgerow, so best to stay on the track to a field gate at NY 3210 5394. HP at trig pillar on a raised field bdy.jonglew14/12/2017
Dry boots as ground frozen solid today! Solo.Dangerous Dave11/12/2017
Repeat visit after trip to nature reserve on old airfield nearbynordicstar28/01/2017
Probably the muddiest approach ever!Alan Caine14/01/2017
Track still very wet. Wore wellingtons as recommended.Lionel Bidwell15/04/2016
Visiting pillar.Dusty12/04/2016
Forewarned, wore wellies! Blackened trig hides in plain view.peebs14/09/2015
Parked in Great Orton near school at NY 32854 53785. Took diabolical track which was like a canal in places! Used gate at NY 32214 53960 to access field with trig pillar.David Gradwell23/08/2015
Parked by telephone box in Great Orton to E. Lane still very squalid even in August, was in boots but wellies better. TP in hedge but area near gate to W looked as high. Think I met vegibagger on way back?Aye Jimmy08/08/2015
surprisingly muddy track not at all suitable for my trainers and shorts. got to party full of water and unable without wet feet two field before the trig. went into field in up to crest and managed to get through there into next field and down to the gate to bypass the mega puddle and then into the next wheat field. sorted!! swirling windmills with sound of chopping air 300 m further to the west.vegibagger08/08/2015
Forgettable other than views to High PikeMark Sims27/04/2015
Parked in village nr school. Walked to farm then the muddiest, wettest track ever (a welly job) to junction nr mast. Take gate just previous and through centre of field to top. Trig is in fence line to right.nordicstar11/12/2014
Rambling Ray14/02/2019
andrew brown22/09/2017
Susan Bidwell15/04/2016
Colin Crawford27/11/2015
Edwin Gradwell23/08/2015
George Gradwell23/08/2015
Dave Geere07/12/2014