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Name:Brook Down
Hill number:18474
Height:164m / 538ft
Parent (Ma):2918  Brighstone Down
RHB Section:42: South-East England & the Isle of Wight
County/UA:Isle of Wight (CoU)
Island:Isle of Wight
Maritime area:Hants & Dorset - Portsmouth & Wight
Class:Tump (100-199m)
Grid ref:SZ 39013 85201
Summit feature:ground within 2m of trig point
Col:95m  SZ396848  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 196
(1:25k) OL29W
Observations:barrow at SZ 39016 85178 is 120cm higher than ground close to trig point but appears not to be on natural summit
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 37 users)ByDate of Ascent
Parked to east, then up track to trig, the HP and the mounds. Good views.PeterD07/07/2020
Part of walk from Brighstone to the Needles. With AAA London walkers. Wet and rainy day.Nick12/10/2019
Circular walk from Brighstone. Trig point in slight hollow surrounded by higher mounds. Lovely views.jedthehumanoid22/05/2019
From Car Park at the top of Strawberry Lane for a round of Brighstone Down, Harboro, Brook Down and Grammar's Common.rhalstead30/03/2019
Seventh summit of the day. From the road to the east.Moorponder24/09/2018
Visited all 5 barrows in case somebody decides they have been there long enough for one of them to be the high point.ngthack11/09/2018
TD, C & HThis Dog27/08/2017
Quick bag from road to East.Fred Windsor07/08/2016
Partly with party from HF Guest House, Freshwater Bay House. From Carisbrooke Castle to Shorwell, Limerstone Down viewpoint and the trig point at summit of Brighstone Down. Continued to Harboro bronze age tumuli on summit, and then Brook Down trig point with several bronze age tumuli higher than the trig point. Ended walk at Freshwater Bay.pwbellarby03/05/2016
Brook to Alum Bay.Smudge19/12/2015
A quick sprint up from the off road parking. Windy.Play2End10/06/2015
Shorwell to FreshwaterSteveG07/05/2015
From road to east, drizzly, top in mistcitygent02/06/2014
Pleasant short walk along Tennyson Trail from B road to E, good parking. 5 barrows at summit provide the name for the attendant trig pillar.jonglew11/05/2014
Park 70m up approach track from E.jimbloomer04/03/2014
lovely spot on the end of the ridgeAdrian19/06/2011
From Shippards Chine via Compton Down. In 5.5 miles we walked on 2 ridges and part of the coast path. A delight. Adonis Blue butterflies.pwheeler03/09/2005
Bagged trig on route to the Needles.DanTrig02/08/2005
Edwin Gradwell18/09/2019
David Gradwell18/09/2019
George Gradwell18/09/2019
andrew brown13/11/2017
Susan Bidwell14/06/2016
carole engel25/07/2012
Lionel Bidwell29/06/2011