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Name:Long Mynd - Pole Bank
Hill number:2840
Height:516.6m / 1695ft
RHB Section:38A: Shropshire
County/UA:Shropshire (CoU)
Hill area:Long Mynd
Catchment:Severn
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,5,Dew,Cm)
Grid ref:SO 41521 94444
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:193m
Col:324m  SO400995  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 137
(1:25k) 217
Survey:Trimble GeoXH 6000
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Up this way for Knolls trig pillar so it was easy enough to cycle up to the Pole Bank high point for a quick revisit on the way back down to Church Stretton.Twice Shy01/08/2020
With ASeks24/07/2020
Short walk from the high car park, with ESamswanston24/07/2020
A Long Mynd day walk along The Portway. Left Lindsey's car near Woolstaston, drove in mine to Plowden. Parked by the cottages at SO383878. Route was just over 8 miles with 1270 feet ascent. A blustery overcast day with several heavy showers. Lunch stop at Pole Cottage.Skip28/06/2020
Beautiful sunny day with GFE - drove up in Dr Watson. 18km circular walk from Shooting Box car parkFionalevey16/05/2020
From Little Stretton. Blowing a gale and raining.WaggaWagg21/02/2020
Long Mynd - Pole Bank from GR: SO 41748 94282ronaldo33324/10/2019
Long Mynd - Pole Bank from GR: SO 41748 94282Hippster24/10/2019
3rd attempt to get a SOTA activation from Pole Bank and had more than enough stations on 2 metres this time, must have been the weather :-)heavyhorses08/09/2019
Walked the 3.4 miles from YHS Bridges first thing in the morning to catch the sunrise.WAYNE ROWLETT08/09/2019
One of the 6 Shropshire Summits.MichaelF08/06/2019
Stopped off for a wander on the way back home. Short walk from the high car park.Claireb 02/06/2019
Short walk from informal car park following track. Nice views on a cold but sunny day.Ramblingpaul07/05/2019
Long Mynd walk - up from Church Stretton and then southwards along the Mynd.brandybordeaux18/04/2019
8.5m Circular Walk from Carding Mill Valley to Summit then descent via Ashes Hollow and a visit to Church StrettonJephcote8315/04/2019
From car park to the north, good track short walkN.Morters05/04/2019
Lost in the snow with no torch!Sockpan03/02/2019
Mountain bikers, runners, walkers - many people out for a January weekday. Views stretched round from a snowy Cader, Aran and the Berwyn across a misty Cheshire plain round past Birmingham and the Clent Hills, to May Hill, the Forest of Dean and Skirrid.Rob Rees23/01/2019
Staying in Church Stretton, long walk up through the Carding Mill Valley then through Lightspot Hollow crossing the road by the tumulus ontowards the Trig point (TP4524) return back to Church StrettonTony Hartry13/01/2019
Lovely January walk from Carding Mill Valley NT car park - headed on to Yearlet after this one.Cap_Thunderbolt06/01/2019
From Church Stretton. Nice walk. Weather was crap thoughpdhancock28/11/2018
From Pole Cottage.DanMaisieBex25/10/2018
From Carding Mill Valley and back over Yearletprwild21/10/2018
ludlow with old boys weekend. heavy rain curtailed more ambitious walking.s wales severely flooded. rain had eased as we walked up from NT center, even a glimmer of sun later.richardrosser13/10/2018
Revisit.Dugswell230/09/2018
With Rianne & Jennie. Great Hill.gettingonabit30/09/2018
From Church Stretton with Clare, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie. Yearlet, Long Mynd, Grindle & Callow; a nice little circuit.Dangerous Dave07/08/2018
Parked near Pole Cottage. Short stroll to the trig. Great views. With the fam minus Evie.RoguePulsar03/08/2018
Awesome drive through hills, a little scary in places. Parked 413937 next to Pole Cottage (shed in a field - not as fancy as it sounds). Walked along clear path to top.Hippy7701/08/2018
From Little Stretton - Callow, Grindle, Pole Bank and Yearlet. Wet day, clag down.Crib Goch10/04/2018
From Caer Caradoc via Rectory Wood and Town Brook. Return same way to Station.m0jla05/04/2018
From All Stretton via Yearlet. snow at top along with lots of walkers. Good views. With C.PeterD01/04/2018
Nice toposphere. Great viewsEd23/03/2018
On my bike via Asterton Bank.victimofmathema24/02/2018
On South Shropshire CircularMichaelF24/02/2018
M & C. Early New Year walk from Cardingmill ValleyMandChills31/12/2017
Day walk with LF. Parked at Carding Mill Valley, usual route up to Pole Bank via Lightspout Hollow, return via road. Windy but mild, no snow left. Went on to Caer Caradoc.Skip30/12/2017
Birthday walk from Little Stretton taking in Callow, Grindle, Pole Bank and Yearlet. Sunny, no wind, still some snow patches left from last week so no traffic on the minor road - lovely.milimana18/12/2017
Parked so far up after coming through Church Stretton and got my mountain bike out and carried on to the top. Lovely views on a beautiful autumn day.Chipstertrain08/11/2017
1/12 M Short walk from the cp early morning in the dark.robertphillips19/10/2017
Walked with Dean, weather good - rained when back at carsteveh74uk07/10/2017
With Rob from Church Stretton up Ashes HollowKC06/10/2017
3/5 long mynd circular from little stretton. Long time coming - driven up here but never attended the summit. Wonderful Flagship hill if Shropshire, our very own kinder scout (but better). With Jesstumpawumpa01/10/2017
Lovely views from the summit today in all directions. Walked up from Little Stretton, and then down into Church Stretton.Alancache31/08/2017
Ascent from Church Stretton via Carding Mill and Little Spout. Overcast, but good visibility from top.ajd5830/08/2017
Pole Bank via Ashes Hollow, 6 mile circular walkPaulineD15/08/2017
Long Mynd with Matty, Dad, Mum, Josh and Jojo.shriver12/08/2017
Also lazy stroll from Shooting Box car park on very hot afternoon.Seems to be a favourite spot for D.of E.enthusiasts.With Oscar and Bridget.catman18/06/2017
With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie18/06/2017
With Oscar and Catman.rosiebridge18/06/2017