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Name:Pigg's Grave
Hill number:17442
Height:101m / 331ft
Parent (Ma):2874  Wendover Woods [Haddington Hill]
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Norfolk (CoU)
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (South)
Class:Tump (100-199m), Clem
(Tu,1,Cm)
Grid ref:TG 02655 33022
Summit feature:ground 10m NNE of trig point
Drop:45m
Col:56m  TG057333  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 133
(1:25k) 251
Observations:summit in trees
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 37 users)ByDate of Ascent
Online Info re the reason for its odd name are all spurious possibilities like an episode of Call my Bluff. Take your pick from 1. An outbreak of swine fever nearby. 2. There was a highwayman called Pigg who was hung and burried here. 3.A Mr Pigg was murdered and burried here.4. No one knows.Chris Pearson22/04/2019
Parked as others in gateway on road opposite. Scrubby field with path of sorts to trig. Top somewhere close by.Bramley11/04/2019
From Gallowhill Lane to NW couldn't park in lane by wood because of fly tipped asbestos so used layby few metres N of crossroads. Best take a brush cutter if you want to check which bramble patch is highest.rogreeves06/11/2018
Solo. No access problems.Dangerous Dave13/10/2018
Parked as others, across main road junctions then along minor road and easily up to HP and trig.PeterD13/04/2018
Hidden and unexpected clearing within wide brambly field boundary by lone pine and trig - with geocache. Accessed through weedy field.Easy roadside parking.Denise 09/12/2017
I liked this one, a pleasant area of grass and trig amongst oaks and an almost lone pine. Easy access from unfenced fallow field.RichardM09/12/2017
Parked as mart0797, crossed busy road and into wood with summer vegetation. Trig first then trampled through brambly patch to N.Aye Jimmy27/09/2017
Parked in large gate entrance on B1110 on north side of B1354.mart079728/08/2017
Parked in field entrance on opposite side of crossroads. Short walk through field to trig. Hard to tell exact location of top due to dense undergrowth.Ramblingpaul11/05/2017
Norfolk drive-by TumP bagging! Nice display of blue bells. Trig visited.BobHancock27/04/2017
From narrow road land, scrabble through trees and brambles to the trignordicstar12/01/2017
Jungle bash to reach this. Mark Adrian's words well.ngthack22/09/2016
Trig and TUMP plus Norfolk completion by the Adz route.Dugswell203/09/2016
Tricky one. Parked in lane hard over to one side, stepping out into the nettles. The top appears to be a mound of bramble in the wooded area at the corner of the field. Probably best visited in the late autumn when everything has died back. With MikeOne man Bucket 23/07/2016
Best not wear shorts for this one.Adrian22/05/2016
Melton Constable to Barney.Smudge26/03/2016
Tucked away only a few mts from the very minor road. Muddy pull in very convenient. Could be overgrown with brambles in the summer.Campbell Singer16/03/2016
Parked as per GA. Small scrubby wooded area surrounded on 3 sides by arable farmland and fourth side by the lane. Trig is probably the HP, but seemed an area of high bramble approx 30m N of the pillar was higher. It gave me a 1m greater elevation reading, as well as some scratches.jonglew23/01/2016
Whilst visiting pillarstig_nest26/04/2015
Parked in passing place on Gallowhill Lane just NW of TP: Easy way up top end of field.GordonAdshead14/03/2015
trig pt in hilltop beech copse, pleasant spot, limited view. cross stubble from B1110 to E RHW09/12/2001
asbown24/04/2019
Martin R13/04/2019
DC11main11/04/2018
KC20/05/2017
andrew brown24/08/2016
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stevent080908/05/2015
Laurel08/10/2014
Rowan08/10/2014
Dusty08/10/2014
Louise01/01/2013
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