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Name:Martinsell Hill
Hill number:18359
Height:289m / 948ft
Parent (Ma):2906  Walbury Hill
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Wiltshire (CoU)
Catchment:Avon (Bristol), Catchment Boundaries, Thames
Watershed:Dover to Cape Wrath, Land's End to Dover, Greater Thames Estuary
Class:Tump (200-299m)
Grid ref:SU 17840 63877
Summit feature:trig point
Col:213m  SU142645  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 173
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 28 users)ByDate of Ascent
Oare - Martinsell Hill - Golden Ball Hill - Milk Hill - Tan Hill - Woodborough Hill - Pewsey. Lovely hills but very windy.Mark Jackson16/03/2019
From the cp to the ne. What a delightful hill. Enormous views on a clear December afternoon. Well camouflaged trig.Campbell Singer13/12/2018
Pewsey circular. Gloriously sunny afternoon. Roughly followed Mid Wilts loop around the hill.Smudge21/10/2018
From the West, along the Mid Wilts WayDanMaisieBex02/09/2018
From car park to NE up to hill fort. Trig hidden in trees but not hard to find.PeterD18/07/2018
From car park to NE.jimbloomer30/05/2016
From parking area, pleasant up and down.rhalstead28/02/2016
From the west in lovely winter sunshine. Trig is hidden in scrub which isn't shown on Landranger maps but not too hard to find if you keep going up.Herbert Anchovy25/02/2016
Glorious walk up in January sunshine from the car park to the E.DanMaisieBex30/01/2016
2/3 Lovely climb up from east. wonderful views in all directions on a very sunny dayFergalh23/06/2015
Climbed from the E - terrific views to the S. I had trouble finding the trig. in the dense undergrowth, because it was further from the path than I was expecting. Found it at SU 17833 63881.Chris Peart14/06/2015
Near correct date. solo. From car park to north east.Pete West21/02/2014
Visited whilst bagging the trig. Good parking at Starlings Roost for short walk up or longer route can be taken along Tan Hill Way, southern escarpment of the Downs. Or visiting Giant's Grave. Beautiful part of Wiltshire - yes, they do exist.jonglew13/10/2012
Also a Dewey\'s notable hill.clivevilla24/08/2012
A beautiful evening run into dusk up from Oare. 2 trigs. afte a day that started at dawn with bagging two tops and a training day in between at Duntsey's School.Chris Pearson14/04/2010
fine hill from E, fine view from scarp, TP tucked in beeches c.15m off FP. car pk to E, 183645, FP onto ridge RHW15/12/2001
Date unknown.Adrian01/01/2000
andrew brown30/09/2016
Swindon Bagger20/05/2015
David Purchase27/04/1996
David Purchase29/02/1996
David Purchase16/11/1991