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Name:Buckminster Hill
Hill number:17377
Height:158m / 518ft
Parent (Ma):2869  Cleeve Hill
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Leicestershire (CoU)
Catchment:Wash
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:SK880229 (est)
Drop:35m
Col:123m  SK864236  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 130
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 29 users)ByDate of Ascent
Dropped by while heading northkjg10607/06/2019
High point seemed to be in vicinity of Hanby House.JohnW27/01/2019
Went to Hanby house and tree nearby, but mound just off School lane marginally higher.PeterD16/08/2018
as per Bramleyarranc12/07/2018
Short walk around village and likely spots.rhalstead25/02/2018
6/7 (South Hill/Wellsborough Hill/Life Hill/Burrough Hill/Hambleton Hill/Buckminster Hill/Breedon Hill)Fergalh13/12/2017
Wandered down School Lane. Imperceptible rise.Bramley16/11/2017
Evening stroll around the village. Impossible to identify exact high pointColin Crawford02/01/2017
Parked up by the entrance to Hanby House. The high point seemed to be around here or even slightly further north up the lane.Wheelsy26/07/2016
1st of the last Three Leicestershire tumps. After visiting Woolsthorpe Manor (on the 350th birthday of Isaac Newton's birth). We (my mum and her friend Joyce) drove to Buckminster. I parked just outside the Tollemache Inn and proceeded to investigate the village for high points and reckon the highest point is near the Beech tree next to track (with old water pump in the corner with business offices just behind including village hall) just opposite from where we parked. The crossroads looks pretty flat. This is a pretty village. We continued onwards to Waltham-on-the-wolds.Dazingdale03/04/2016
At E end of village is crossroads, School Lane leads off here; about 150m up lane at slight bend seemed possibly higher than road through village.Aye Jimmy23/03/2016
Got out of van, wandered around, got back in again. Leicestershire completion, should have picked a better one than this.ngthack14/02/2016
GIdris02/01/2016
Well having just bagged the hilltop village of Bringhurst at sunset and enjoyed walking round the churchyard, I just wondered if theremight be another village top rump on my route back to theA1 and I spied Buckminster hill!! What a bizarre and unsatisfactory bag. Arriving on darkness, there's not even any hint of falling ground anywhere. It's just totally flat. I had hoped that there might be a pub to stop for a drink or bite to eat but the local watering hole was actually closed 8.30 on a Sunday evening. Dead, dark, flat, village, distinctly untumping.vegibagger13/09/2015
Some very fine houses and gardens to choose from. Last of 6 hills on route to CambridgeGordonAdshead18/04/2015
Nice stroll around the village to cover every possibilityAdrian05/04/2015
PONTON PLODEVERTON15/09/2013
Drive by during course near Melton Mowbraynordicstar10/09/2009
RHW27/08/2004
carole engel13/02/2019
DC11main04/11/2018
PM18/03/2018
KC05/07/2017
Fred Windsor16/02/2016
Campbell Singer23/07/2015
andrew brown23/06/2015
Jacqdaw16/08/2014
Hillsidenick16/08/2014
theboylee66701/01/2012