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Name:Pen Ffynnon-oer
Hill number:15864
Height:112m / 367ft
Parent (Ma):2297  Mynydd Machen
RHB Section:32C: Neath to Chepstow
County/UA:Newport (UA)
Catchment:Usk
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:ST 27428 86262
Summit feature:no feature: pasture
Drop:36m
Col:76m  ST267859  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 171
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 19 users)ByDate of Ascent
Out and back from Pye Corner station.Mark Jackson25/01/2020
From minor road to the west. Up one field then left and up another and through a lightly wooded part to HP.clivevilla15/08/2019
Another post work walk, parked on road to west and followed footpath to summit, reached top as Root hit his century vs Pakistan, shame they lost though.penbet03/06/2019
From the footpath which runs behind Bassaleg school, up through Court Wood, southwest through two fields and onto the wooded hill fort, then across the field to the high point. Lots of barbed wire fences to climb: not an easy hill to access.Mariana Trench28/05/2019
From road to W, easy walk across fields to hill fort, then over fence to natural summit in field to E.Tony J03/06/2018
as for PeterDarranc12/04/2017
Up from lake entrance as others have detailed. Nice views over the channel.Father Ted24/02/2017
From FP by school, cross couple fences with difficulty. Hill fort in trees was higher than pasture, but visited both.PeterD19/02/2017
Parked by Fishing Lake followed by a short yomp across a couple of fields.Ramblingpaul23/10/2016
From sw, natural hp appears to be pasture ST 27429 86249, rampart higher but obviously manmade; pasture to W ST 27316 86239 approx equal with pasture to ERHW16/10/2016
Parked at the Cwm Hedd fishing lake, not marked on my OS 1:25k map (ST 2649 8605). Pleasant walk over wild flower meadow initially. HP either on hill fort ramparts at ST 27356 86241 (118m) or in sheep pasture 80m E (117m).jonglew23/06/2016
Parked at fishing lake. One bwf to cross and then up pleasant pasture to remains of substantial hill fort with good views.Campbell Singer18/05/2016
Parked by entrance to fishing lake.Dusty28/02/2016
Parked by reservoir. Row then over fence with tiny footholds. Hill fort is high but went to cattle pasture to E also.Adrian18/10/2015
Pip5609/06/2019
kasharic23/12/2018
andrew brown26/09/2017
ngthack22/07/2017
stevent080912/01/2014