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Name:Peninnis Head
Hill number:17907
Height:35m / 115ft
Parent (Ma):none
RHB Section:40: Cornwall & Devon
County/UA:Isles of Scilly (UA)
Island:St Mary's
Maritime area:Isles of Scilly
Class:Tump (0-99m)
(Tu,0)
Grid ref:SV 91021 09773
Summit feature:ground by base of old windmill
Drop:31m
Col:4m  SV908106  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 203
(1:25k) 101
Observations:ground 80m NNW (OS 35m sh) is lower
Survey:Abney level
Comments:alternative summit W of track at SV908099
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 40 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Garrison round headland to lighthouse and then to base of old windmill. Also went into field.PeterD26/06/2017
2/3 Quick cycle around island as on day trip to the three most prominent points (Higher Newford/Peninnis Point/The Garrison)Fergalh29/10/2016
Afternoon stroll from Hugh Town to Lighthouse.Buteobuteo26/08/2016
Revisited after day trip to St. Martin's.Smudge07/07/2016
Bagged old windmill site and field high point with Rob and Alex plus a few more bench marks.Dugswell204/07/2016
On pleasant stroll to lighthouse.jimbloomer01/07/2016
With Doug and Jon. Pasture s side of trackRHW01/07/2016
Nice wander up this Tump with Sarah, Seumas and Sarah's parents whilst on route to the lighthouse.assynt_bob01/07/2016
Bagged old windmill site and field top with Jon Metcalf, Rob Woodall and Adrian Rayner's jacket on a multi-TUMP and bench mark tour of the island. CUT MARK: STO DOOR PENINNIS MILL DIS (ODK 35.1343m, AGL 0.3m).Dugswell201/07/2016
Out bagging with Rob Doug and JonAdrian\'s jacket01/07/2016
First hill of the Scillys trip w Jenx, Jim and Michael. Checked out the various tops, consideted the far point with cornmill wheel.nordicstar01/07/2016
Hugh Town circular with SG. Nearby cemetery at Old Town contains the grave of Harold Wilson (former PM).Smudge01/07/2016
Unremarkable summit in rough pasture to SW of path. Misty today so no views. Summit locat moved to Old Windmill - bagged the benchmark here so hill bag remains valid.jonglew19/09/2014
Had a pleasant womble around the island. Summit either on or adjacent to track or in open pasture field. Had a good wander around.destaylor24/05/2014
Visited at the end of a short stay on the Scillies.CornishGazza25/06/2012
Made the highest point on our circular walk round the headland from St Mary's (Watch out for the pizza hut on the trip)moorsman05/08/2005
Whilst looking for Little Bunting.garyhoney15/10/2000
From St Mary's Health Centre along King Edward's Road to the headlandMariana Trench13/10/1995
Date t.b.c.RHW01/01/1990
very approximate date, with the familyRichard Lawrenc03/08/1984
Helicopter cancelled - fog. Walk from Hugh Town.arranc17/07/1967
sglennon24/09/2019
Mike Backler11/04/2019
jenx21/05/2018
Sleepwa1ker04/06/2017
GordonAdshead21/04/2017
Tony S03/04/2017
Lorna S03/04/2017
Alex C04/07/2016
chalky195301/07/2016
jenx01/07/2016
LighthouseSarah01/07/2016
mae01/07/2016
SteveG01/07/2016
Gazza17/10/2015
geoffreycurnock04/08/2012
Berkscire87420/07/2005
Jemma Singer05/09/1986
Campbell Singer05/09/1981
Barbara Singer05/09/1981