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Name:Currock Hill
Hill number:19212
Height:259.7m / 852ft
Parent (Ma):2714  Burnhope Seat
RHB Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
County/UA:Northumberland (CoU)
Catchment:Tyne (Newcastle)
Class:Hump, Tump (200-299m)
Grid ref:NZ 09624 59330
Summit feature:no feature: ground S of road
Col:155.1m  NZ 0769 5790  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 88
(1:25k) 307
Observations:ground 4m SW of compound fence 530m ENE at NZ 10069 59628 is approx. 0.05m lower; ground 35m NE at NZ 09650 59456 is 0.04m lower
Survey:LIDAR/Leica NA730/Leica GS15
Survey of Currock Hill.pdf
Comments:Hump relocated from hill number 5306 in August 2016
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 61 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Verge parking by water tower (NZ 0946 5939). Walked E along road to field gate. HP close to field boundary hedgerow.jonglew31/08/2019
Approached from RoW to N. Grassy field to S of road appears slightly higher than the road col/ OSSH. Exceptionally windy.Denise 17/03/2019
Pleasent walk from Mickley Moor via Hoyns Wood.RichardM17/03/2019
Parked at small tree area, walked back along road to enter field and height point as best could guess. Trusting survey as ground ENE towards buildings looked higher, but could be horizon effect. 3/3N.Morters06/03/2019
Parked by water tower.Crib Goch22/12/2018
Also visited old top.PGCE18/04/2018
Repeat visit w Jenx and Bryher from near Water Tower, also to old topnordicstar13/11/2017
Parked at water tower west of hill. over gate into field S side of road. Visited sites either side of hedge (lots of gaps). High point appears to be W side of hedge.John Lee18/10/2017
Recompleted. Farmer was very helpful in suggesting the easiest way to the top behind the farm giving me a route avoiding the worst of the mud.Campbell Singer24/04/2017
Parked by water tower and visited HPs.PeterD08/04/2017
With K. Some real mountaineering.Ashley21/12/2016
All topsDave Geere18/12/2016
Visited all points of contention to re-complete English , Welsh, IoM and Scottish Mainland Humps excluding OMoM .chalky195308/12/2016
Cocked my leg on the gate (it's not my fault that it's falling over by the way)Lucky14/11/2016
Re-completed the English, Welsh and IOM Humps without Old Man of Mow. Did other suspects as well. All seemed pointless.andrew brown14/10/2016
Did all 3 new tops as suggested and walked back down the runway of the glider clubDARRENG14/10/2016
Parked close to the water tower and bagged all the bits that I didn't do the last time I was in the area before heading off to bag some trigs near Hexham.Dugswell228/09/2016
10/10 Last of Ten (Cold Law/Broadhope Hill/The Cheviot/Cairn Hill/Cairn Hill West Top/Auchope Hill/Comb Fell/Hedgehope Hill/Langlee Crags/Currock Hill West Top)Fergalh14/08/2016
From water tower parking, visited the two spots either side of a hedge then the one about 500m away next to a building. Not obvious to me which was the highest of the three.mae10/08/2016
A revisit to correct my botched job last time. All likely spots visited, after parking by water towerColin Crawford09/08/2016
Parked at water tower to W, walked along road to convenient gate into field S of road. Summit GR given about 30m into field, long grass. Similar height in adjacent field, hedgerow between two seems highest. All higher than nearby roadside.Aye Jimmy05/08/2016
From access track at Moorgate Plantation to Gateshead Met District Top, then to the Hump/Tump which is in a field south of the road near a gap in the hedge that runs perpendicular to the road.afoster02/05/2016
After bagging the CoU/CoA Top, did the 'alternative summit' which is now the Hump (From high point on road, could see through hedge & it appeared that ground in field was higher). Parked by the water tower and walked back down the road to access the field & its summit mound close to the hedge. (S)gerrybowes06/01/2015
Walked along road to tower from East top. Failed to spot high point in field (unticked).malcorbett31/07/2013
Went across the road at time to other side as it looked a possible but didn't record thinking it lower than the water tower and original summit. Notes then: Parked at track end by road. Manure heap now small hill in own right. Field planted w wheat so carefully used tractor runs to gain apparent top in the crop. Great views into Tyne valley and Durham dales. Also to fomer water tower top.nordicstar02/08/2012
On my old db as two points. W summit (Labourn's Fell P12): pasture S of road, pleasant pasture summit, fine views, at night (my final E+W County Top); E summit: unexciting pasture summit, mast, pleasant view. FP from wide gateway to NW.RHW17/11/2002
On way to E top.arranc22/07/2000
Alan Caine14/05/2019
Clach Liath13/04/2019
Ben Rinnes09/10/2018
carole engel28/03/2017
Susan Bidwell09/12/2016
Lionel Bidwell09/12/2016