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Name:Thenford Hill
Hill number:17348
Height:187m / 614ft
Parent (Ma):2869  Cleeve Hill
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Northamptonshire (CoU)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Thames, Wash
Watershed:The Wash, Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Greater Thames Estuary
Class:Tump (100-199m), Clem
(Tu,1,Cm)
Grid ref:SP 52207 44325
Summit feature:no feature: ground by reservoir gate
Drop:36m
Col:151m  SP595499  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 151
(1:25k) 206
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 32 users)ByDate of Ascent
Parked in gateway. Short walk to reservoir gates.PGCE29/05/2020
Looks a nice hill from the road to the west, but the highest point is very straightforward. No attempt made to enter the compound.JohnW08/09/2019
Parked just inside field gate. Walked round the resr compound then over the fence at rear (handy tree). Natural HP seems to be at the entrance so no need to access the compound.jonglew19/11/2018
From reservoir gatepwheeler25/06/2018
Reservoir gate and trigColin Crawford08/01/2018
9th hill of 10 today on a Northants tump exploration by car from Nottingham with girlfriend driving. We visited Naseby Hill, Honey Hill, Ashby Grange Hill, Borough Hill, Newnham, Everdon, Waydale and Woodford Hill then took a minor lane leading to a rutted Byeway that we still went down before veering off to Moreton Pinkney, Culworth and Thorpe Mandeville, parking up beside reservoir access road. I went over gate to the fence and then climbed over to walk around the reservoir then onto the grassed over top, just in case the original summit top lies underneath. The compound is fairly easy to access as wire fencing is damaged where it abutts the compound gates.Dazingdale30/12/2017
Wardington to Middleton Cheney.Smudge16/12/2017
Actually just short of the summit today, not wishing to add to the vandalism of the fence, but did stand on top of the reservoir a few years ago when a workman was present.Jonathan Russell24/11/2017
From the gate to HP by gate to reservoir and then to Trig.PeterD05/11/2017
Parked just through gate leading into field in front of mast so as not to block entrance. Took HP reading in front of reservoir gate then around left to trig with view.Aye Jimmy11/08/2017
Trig then Tump summit.Dugswell206/08/2017
Walk from Middleton Cheneytrimarc227/04/2017
My logged ascent time of 0530 is not a mistake. Got up in the middle of the night at 2.30 am for the 2 plus hr drive north to arrive at dawn for the 1st of the 18 Northants Tumps(incl one new find) all in wellies! over 8.5 hrs. A black and rainy night gave way perfectly on cue to a much preferable grey but dry dawn for this easy starter in the half light -to trig and around the compound. Game on!Chris Pearson23/03/2017
Went to gate of res enclosure and trig.chrisbien09/10/2016
Last point (of 5) in Northants: On very hot day: Near M40 so back to Manchester in 2 hours.GordonAdshead19/07/2016
Gate open. Farmer with his children playing on quads in field. HP next to reservoir gate but better and extensive view from Trig.Campbell Singer18/02/2016
Through gate on left, just after transmitter access gate. Across field.ngthack30/08/2015
From Upper Wardington, Upper Wardington Hill and Thenford Hill.rhalstead13/10/2013
Nice area.Adrian14/05/2010
Mast and reservoirarranc23/02/2009
pleasant summit, beside resr, extensive view W, albeit at night & some mist. cross field from transmitter gateway RHW06/01/2002
geoffreycurnock08/06/2020
davefh22/03/2020
Bramley01/02/2020
johnkenyon22/12/2019
jimbloomer01/08/2019
KC07/07/2017
andrew brown04/06/2015
stevent080929/11/2014
asbown05/12/2012
Dusty17/04/2011
BrianMatthews18/01/2006