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Name:Blenkinsopp Common
Hill number:16421
Height:289m / 948ft
Parent (Ma):2761  Cold Fell
RHB Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
County/UA:Northumberland (CoU)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Eden (Carlisle), Tyne (Newcastle)
Watershed:Tynemouth, Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Solway Firth, Land's End to John o' Groats, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Tump (200-299m), Clem
(Tu,2,Cm)
Grid ref:NY 64124 63471
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:85m
Col:204m  NY581595  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 86
(1:25k) OL43W
Observations:very flat summit area; ground 370m SW at NY 63930 63152 is as high
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 50 users)ByDate of Ascent
Through Gapshield Farm on RoWs; boggy on the top.jonglew31/05/2019
Whilst on the Pennine Way, quick diversion with Tom!nickywood114/07/2018
With CP on Pennine Waygarth8711/07/2018
On circular walk from Featherstone Station. (One of Donkinís Pennine Way circulars.)lenman25/02/2018
Parked on the edge of A69 and used Pennine Way path/bogtrot to summit area, definitely a wellie job today. Met farmer at Gapshield tending his Swaledale sheep, complained of the wet weather toonordicstar29/11/2017
Parked in layby on A69 and followed Pennine Way to near Gap Shields Fan where unhappy cattle with calves stopped progress. Retreated to Todholes and took more direct route on west side of boundary wall, which as it happened did have climbable fence and gate where needed! Also visited other 289 spot height.Fisky Boy20/09/2017
With Fisky Boy.Brenda Cloke20/09/2017
From Gapshield. Parked on N verge of A69. Did N top too.jimbloomer27/04/2017
fa, 4 in party, cold, from greened to gilsheld and samson pub then back to greened along hardens wall path.rum doodle 05/11/2016
Ascent with Andrew Whitaker, Julian Brooksbank & Darren Royle on leg of Pennine Way from Garrigill to Greenhead.pwhitaker_196609/06/2016
Here for the trigpoint with the geocaching YOSM crew, great trip. Parked at the junction opposite the farmhouse and followed the Pennine way track up to the trig.thejackrustles08/06/2016
Same approach as previous logger. Summit plateau in fine fettle after the visit of Storm Desmond and maybe 15 inches of rain in previous fortnight. Went to further summit, good walking for 150m to fenced-off pool, then more of the same.Aye Jimmy15/12/2015
Parked in layby on A69 where the Pennine Way crosses. Walked along, and finally swum along Pennine Way with a deviation at the end to trig.Jacqdaw01/11/2015
Along Pennine Way from 650,651. Visited trig point and 289m spot height at 639,631Crib Goch17/03/2015
Spine RaceJim T15/01/2015
With Jo, walk from Greenhead Bank: PW to Blenkinsopp Common (Gapshields Trig) and second top, returning via Thirlwall Castle. Weather; high cloud, cool breeze, good visibility.amblerbob22/08/2014
Walked up from Gapshields Farm, basically to bag the YSM. Not too boggy on the last bit today.Walker Dan24/06/2014
on pennine wayemily25/05/2014
PWNick Caunt20/09/2013
A very short detour off the Pennine Way whilst doing the Lambley to Once Brewed sectionmoorsman27/03/2008
Detour from Pennine Waycitygent08/05/2006
dull damp summit, wide unexciting view. FP S from Gap Shuikled Fm, (stile is +/- due S from tk jct 640643) RHW16/11/2002
KD Pennine Waycrazy22/07/1989
Date uncertain, Pennine Way?N.Morters01/08/1986
To trig in passing on PW with Mark.Alston to Once Brewed YH (25 miles). Boggy going -got boot full of peaty ooze. 6 mile of Hadrian's Wall followed after Mark detoured to phone box to phone his Uni tutor about an exam re-sit?Chris Pearson25/09/1984
PW with CD and DH stated as 'Round Hill trig' in diary.Eddie21/07/1983
Done on Pennine Way.ngthack18/09/1972
The Parkers26/05/2019
m0untain_n0mad22/04/2019
GaryJones27/08/2018
clique21/08/2018
TGRS14/07/2018
mae08/07/2017
carole engel29/03/2017
softsquare07/11/2015
Hillsidenick01/11/2015
hughbagger31/07/2015
Dave Geere23/05/2015
pwithnall15/09/2012
ajwxyzt21/01/2012
maknipe24/05/2006
paulsross01/01/2000
MM08/08/1988
KM08/08/1988
Moorponder29/07/1981
Flobbus11/05/1980
Martin R01/08/1976
AlanD22/07/1976
MM10/04/1972
Ben Rinnes11/04/1971