Name:Pen Hill
Hill number:17279
Height:267m / 876ft
Section:39: Central and Eastern England
Col:237m  SO986125  

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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
2727630/04/2019SO 99536 12405  F: Ground circa 10m south east of trig
O: Overall summit is relatively flat
2804722/06/2019SO 99528 12395  F: Gap in nettles 15m SW of trig.
O: Trig S2426 at SO 99536 12409.
Aye Jimmy
2964817/11/2019SO 99535 12392  F: S side of the fence S of the trig pillar.
O: Altimeter reading was 0.2m higher there than points N of the fencing.

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 23 users)ByDate of Ascent
Rendcomb to Cheltenham. SE to NE loop off the ROW in autumnal mist.Smudge17/11/2019
Parked on the minor road to the west and made my way up. Trig is behind the little copse and summit GR is close to the trig.clivevilla13/11/2019
From W parking by gate at SO 9910.1205. Pleasant sheepy fields, through small wood to trig on far side. High point seemed to be gap in nettles 15m SW of trig.Aye Jimmy22/06/2019
From Colesbourne following footpath and open pasture.Top near trig.Ramblingpaul30/04/2019
Parked on verge on lane to west of Hill. Pleasant walk up rough track into sheep pastures. Lovely views.Campbell Singer10/07/2018
From Colesbourne.rhalstead11/02/2018
1/5(Pen Hill/Wistley Hill/Chase End Hill/Howlers Heath/Midsummer Hill)Fergalh19/07/2017
Parked by the gate on the road to the west. I did block the gate but the return trip was complete within 14 mins, so didn't feel too guilty.DC11main12/04/2017
From the west, where you can park on the verge and walk up some rough grassland towards the clump of trees. Agree top appeared somewhere near the trig. Seemed a lovely hill in early spring sunshine with the bonus of three brown hares and a large herd of fallow deer.Herbert Anchovy17/03/2016
Approach from FP to east across fieldPeterD07/06/2015
From field gate on minor road due W of hill. Pleasant walk as sun was breaking through the Cotswold gloom. Broad flat hill top, not obvious for precise summit point; maybe at trig pillar.jonglew04/09/2014
approach from west. nice views.Adrian22/12/2013
approach from Narranc20/09/2011
can't remember it but I have it written on my 1.25k summit at 6.42 trig S2426vegibagger30/08/1998
andrew brown18/09/2015
Swindon Bagger11/07/2015
David Bell22/10/1973