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Name:Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen Common
Hill number:19415
Height:260m / 853ft
Parent (Ma):2281  Mynydd Uchaf
RHB Section:32B: Carmarthen to Vale of Neath
County/UA:Neath Port Talbot (CoU)
Catchment:Loughor
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:SN 72352 12897
Summit feature:grassy mound
Drop:44m
Col:216m  SN727124  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 160
(1:25k) OL12W
Observations:shale boulder at SN 72341 13085 and rushy grass at SN 72097 13159 are lower
Comments:reclaimed spoil heap
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 4 users)ByDate of Ascent
From NNE, via FP near Rose and Crown pub, followed BW until bend and then up to the flat summit. Followed track to HP. Open cast working to east still in use. Met survey crew in Land Rovers who pointed out I was on private land, but allowed me to visit HP.PeterD23/04/2019
3 summit locs visited: SE summit (grassy mound) higher as far as I could tell from hand level. From NW via Gosto farm. The house owner insisted there was no footpath. When I used the term Right of Way he relented, then drove off (You'll have to climb the fence then!). All quite civil. Old track very much there, albeit no sign or stileRHW23/09/2018
With L on 4 hr circular walk including an exploration of this potential new Tump which had teasing contours on 1:25000 which hinted at p30 before stopping in a blank. Encircled the hill to make a simple ascent through gates from row from north with no keep out signs. Hill is made of the overburden from Celtic Energy's East Pit open cast coal mine. We witnessed some of the last coal being brought out and dumped in the stock yard as the mine is to close later this year with a loss of 250 jobs. Controversy,and a failed court case, exists over regeneration plans with Celtic Energy having sold the land rights and liabilities for £1 to a British Virgin Island based company who have big talk for a leisure centre / luxury resort (don't they always) but not the money to do it . Quite what you do with a 150 metre deep hole with very deep water and unstable steep sides is a good question. Very flat large grassed summit with one area of distinctive prominent overgrown mounds possibly the highesChris Pearson09/08/2018
I'm sure I've been to this spot before. Anyway I have now.Dustyblank