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Name:Old Radnor Hill
Hill number:5225
Height:312.6m / 1026ft
Parent (Ma):2855  Bradnor Hill
RHB Section:31B: Welshpool to Hay-on-Wye
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Central Wales - Radnor Forest
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Class:Tump (300-399m), Subhump, Clem
Grid ref:SO 25122 58775
Summit feature:no feature outside quarry fence
Col:222.6m  SO258590  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 148
(1:25k) 201S
Observations:current highest point 25m NE at SO 25144 58788 on quarry cliff edge
Survey:Trimble GeoXH 6000
Comments:Height reduced from 327m due to extensive quarrying. Deleted from Humps in Jan 2013.
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 33 users)ByDate of Ascent
Walked up the new bulldozed road to view the absent summit. This hill no-longer exists! No-one about on Sunday. Accessed the closed footpath to the south of the hill from behind the two houses. The maps are all out of date. No access to main roads. All a bit of a mess really! The highest point still standing seems to be by the tree line to the north.Dangerous Dave15/09/2019
From B4594 Phone box layby to south, lanes then access land. Top is no longer, newly fenced area and signs saying footpath closed until 21/2/18. Top now quarried, found the next likely looking high point but suspect this won't be around for long.rhalstead10/02/2018
Horrible. I used the RoW from the village up to the quarry, then had several forays up to the edge through head high bracken and brambles, always noting a higher point to the north. If only I'd dared to follow the edge I could have avoided a lot of scratches.Colin Crawford23/06/2015
Started on footpath to SW then track to quarry edge, crossing a gate.Chris Peart17/04/2014
Followed the footpath from the east round the hillside and then up through a forest of ferns to the sawn off summit. Thought it was a Hump at the time only to find later that it had been demoted.Campbell Singer28/08/2013
Parked at Church & Pub in Old Radnor, short walk sth to footpath straight to top. Whats left of it. Then down via head high bracken on east side to Gore Quarry and other hills.dicky10/08/2013
with Tony and DevonStuart Hyde04/10/2012
Old Radnomore hill - and apparently not a play area.Martin R25/08/2011
The hill has been decimated by the quarry.JohnStoneham23/07/2011
ROW from W - overgrown. Then straight up to fence. Ground on other side bulldozed.chrisbien20/07/2011
came up from the footpath starting from the west(can park here ok). Recorded my grid ref on the highest point for now until quarry consumes it.DARRENG25/05/2011
Parking 100m before the house CR mentions.destaylor30/03/2011
May now be a subHuMP but still a nice short ascent on a misty Sunday morning from SW. My GPS only gave highest point left at 314 meters.Dugswell227/03/2011
Parked by Yatt farm, only 5 minutes to the top of whats left of the hill.
Quarrying has reduced the height of this hill and moved the place of its highest point.arranc23/01/2011
I parked in the quarry car park at Gore and walked up from there. The footpath off the track/road is a bit concealed just before a house. The top is the highest point of the spoil.clivevilla12/02/2009
Unsatisfactory - assumed the remaining high point, that the quarry hasn't yet consumed, till qualifies as a HUMP. Accessed via footpath at SO 256 588.summitsup04/01/2009
fine summit;lovely view despite quarry;summit & poss Y status threatened. from rd to NW;prob best from S RHW12/04/2003
Geology field trip overlooking the quarryRhayader_wander01/10/1987
Alan Whatley02/06/2017
Steve Q09/11/2012
andrew brown20/05/2012