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Name:South Hill
Hill number:17403
Height:132m / 433ft
Parent (Ma):2873  Bardon Hill
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Leicestershire (CoU), Warwickshire (CoU)
Catchment:Trent
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:SK300081 (est)
Drop:39m
Col:93m  SK355070  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 128 140
(1:25k) 232
Comments:alternative 132m spot heights at SK304076 and SK313062; other 130m contours including one at SK316062
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 32 users)ByDate of Ascent
Along track from aerial and over fence into field. Followed tramlines. Then up the other track to the water tower. Spotted three blokes walking across the recently harvested field next to the water tower with lurchers. I assume they were hare coursing!Herbert Anchovy30/07/2019
Up past mast and into field, ( which if the summit is just by @20 metres in Warwickshire and not jointly in Leicestershire ) then back across road to water tower. Also visited out of curiosity the car park of nearby Twycross Zoo which despite having a large 130 m contour seems dismissed as a real high point contender - although looking on the web there is a 2 metre high man made earth ramp walkway by the gibbons. Also lets hope they donít build a large mound for the new arrival - a black African Rhino to survey its new kingdom from, or it could become quite a challenging summit to bag.Chris Pearson28/03/2019
Alternatives all appear to be same height as top near to W of mastcarole engel17/03/2019
Up from mast along track. Through gap in hedge to high point. Then back along track for 50 m to another high point.cjo30/04/2018
Easy walk from mastBramley21/04/2018
Walked up from mast.stever22/12/2017
1/7 (South Hill/Wellsborough Hill/Life Hill/Burrough Hill/Hambleton Hill/Buckminster Hill/Breedon Hill)Fergalh13/12/2017
Walked up track from mast and through gap in hedge to summit, where there is a good view to the south west.JohnW15/07/2017
From mast along track and then onto field perimeter.PeterD02/06/2017
No muddy tracks today, dry as a bone!Aye Jimmy07/05/2017
Parked at the farm entrance just down from the crest of the hill and then made a loop via the water Tower and mast up to the high point by a field edge on the left of the track. Also visited the trig point further down the track.Wheelsy11/03/2017
Muddy track from mast and into field then followed track over the motorway to bag No Mans Heath trig point.Dugswell202/03/2017
Muddy track from mast and into field. Also visited the point along the footpath to the south eastColin Crawford03/01/2017
3rd hill of four on a 25 mi circular walk from Atherstone station with Lexi Rue, my partner's Labradoodle . We visited Bentley common, The Round Berry and used footpath next to Bramcote hall to reach road leading to Austrey. We walked through the village and used Appleby hill road to reach bridleway. We walked past the receiver and used gap in field to reach summit which appears to around 20 metres in close to hedge boundary. Descent via Roe House lane to the A444 using fp on edge of Twycross zoo. We used the fp's to reach Twycross where we had a break at the Turpin....next destination Wellsborough hill.Dazingdale30/03/2016
Walked up from No Mans Heath. High point appears to be at edge of field (SK30001 080073)Ramblingpaul27/02/2016
As Gordon.ngthack27/12/2015
Up muddy track from radio mast and around field boundary.Campbell Singer17/12/2015
I decided to use this summit as the basis of a trip to the area so ended up bagging along with lots of caches and a trig point.Father Ted20/06/2015
Fron layby by wireless station, up Salt Street. convenient gap in hedge just before very large puddle leads out to what I felt was the high point SW in field.GordonAdshead06/02/2015
By mast. 11.10.arranc25/01/2015
1) SW side of track NW of road; 2) track just S of water tower (highest point of large 130co, could be higher); 3) Twycross Zoo (large 130co but very flat, didn't go inside, agree with Adrian it's likely lower). My final Leics P30.RHW20/12/2014
Parked in No Man's Heath and walked along track. Some good views along the way, would be worth repeating on a clear Winter's day.Mad Eric22/06/2014
Grass field. Also did alternative summits nr water tower and Norton Hill road to the south. Zoo seems lower.Adrian26/05/2014
Parked by radio mast to SE and walked along track to grid reference shown. The track is also the Leics/Warks county boundary.clivevilla15/04/2014
Walked over here while geocaching.Alancache21/11/2013
Andy West30/08/2019
geoffreycurnock28/04/2017
Swindon Bagger26/05/2016
Mark Sims21/10/2015
andrew brown01/07/2015
BrianMatthews08/05/2013
RichardM16/01/2012