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Name:Rickford Hill
Hill number:18245
Height:125m / 410ft
Parent (Ma):2891  Beacon Batch
RHB Section:41: South Central England
County/UA:North Somerset (UA)
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (South)
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:ST 49103 59187
Summit feature:stones
Drop:47m
Col:78m  ST496592  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 172 182
(1:25k) 141
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 14 users)ByDate of Ascent
From the Plume of Feathers in Rickfordh. Approached from the west.Campbell Singer01/08/2019
Second of 3 walks today courtesy of the U2 bus: Havyatt Green - Beacon Batch - Rickford Hill - Havyatt Green.Mark Jackson01/08/2019
From the layby on the A368 - across field to gate - steep grassy break to summit area.Chris Peart24/09/2018
Feels like a secret wooded Hillvegibagger30/07/2018
1/4 (Rickford Hill/Dolebury Warren/Banwell Hill/Middle Hope)Fergalh16/12/2017
As per PeterDarranc06/08/2017
Similar route to RHW, steep climb from road to reservoir through trees.PeterD05/05/2016
Simple steep climb from s. Layby sw of hill. Road walk the downside. 2m water tank with rudimentary ladder. Natural hp could be there or 20m to s. The latter agrees with the original 100m gr although resr is just inside next square northRHW23/04/2016
Early visit as previous two attempts were foiled by farmer/farm worker who asked me to return to footpath.Dusty16/03/2016
From Rickford on a RoW initially then over sheep pastures and a b/w stock fence to Ridgeon Wood. Stone built covered reservior at hill top.jonglew28/01/2015
Parked near the pub in Rickford. At first followed footpaths and then turned up the south side of the hill across sheep grazed pasture towards the wood. Climbed over one fence and there's then a gate into the wood. A track heads past a pheasant pen to the summit which is close to a small stone reservoir. A man was cutting down laurel with a chainsaw close to the top but I was able to skirt round him using laurel as cover and stealthily made the summit without him noticing even though we were only 10 m apart. The reservoir is shown on the 1:25 and near enough marks the correct location of the summit.Herbert Anchovy26/01/2015
Adrian12/04/2018
andrew brown18/08/2017
stevent080925/11/2016