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Name:Cefn Merthyr
Hill number:15667
Height:375m / 1230ft
Parent (Ma):2260  Cefn yr Ystrad
RHB Section:32C: Neath to Chepstow
County/UA:Merthyr Tydfil (UA)
Catchment:Taff
Class:Tump (300-399m)
(Tu,3)
Grid ref:SO 08252 00841
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:37m
Col:338m  SO083013  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 170
(1:25k) 166E
Observations:flat summit area
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 15 users)ByDate of Ascent
Caught the train to Troed-y-Rhiw and walked up from there. After leaving the village the track is stony and apparently an established motor cycle climb. Easy access to the summit once out of the wood via a track or two.Father Ted14/08/2018
Good parking at top of forest on road leading to Penddeuggae-fach. Easy walk up track and then open pasture.Campbell Singer03/04/2018
Short walk from top of forest road.Barbara Singer03/04/2018
From end of the minor road to N.jonglew09/12/2016
Took lane up from A4054, short climb to the south.PeterD29/05/2016
Second tump of the day. Lovely walk with great views of Aberfan on the way up. We walked from Troedyrhiw, but 2/3rds of the way up we came across a very drivable road that gets you closer to the summit if you don't fancy a walk. Plateau top.Jemma Singer31/01/2016
Parked at top of lane just off A4054. Short walk up farm track to summit.Ramblingpaul09/10/2015
Found the OS Bolt on a rock just west of top.Dusty10/05/2015
Walked up from troedyrhiw via a well established footpath. The summit is a broad flat plateau aim for the pole line and you get near. First summit reading was at SO 08249 00821 but also higher readings at stone outcrop at SO 08235 00849 and SO 08244 00842. Just have a could walk around and your their. Remains of forestry chapel at SO 08203 00567. Had a walk to the other raised area to the south.Easy access some nice views to been seen towards the beacons.hodder04/06/2013
rough pasture, from NNW. RHW03/11/2012
kasharic17/10/2018
ngthack25/07/2017
Adrian15/06/2017
Tony J05/02/2010
andrew.allum01/01/2000