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Name:Houghton Main Hill
Hill number:19654
Height:80.3m / 263ft
Parent (Ma):2810  Black Hill
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Barnsley (UA)
Catchment:Don (Thorne)
Class:Tump (0-99m)
Grid ref:SE 42420 06102
Summit feature:no feature: ground on S side of hedge
Col:47.3m  SE 4328 0603  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 111
(1:25k) 278N
Observations:level summmit area
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 14 users)ByDate of Ascent
from Darfield. 2nd completion of Barnsley Tumps.IanHHill30/06/2020
Parked by Dearne Valley Colliery memorial block. Up track over 2 gates to top. Barnsley recompletion.Bramley25/06/2020
As ronaldo333. Over the 5 bar gates and immediately into field full of very well behaved rams.Campbell Singer21/06/2020
Houghton Main Hill from GR: SE 42350 05710. Parked next to the Buttercross Stone.ronaldo33306/06/2020
Houghton Main Hill from GR: SE 42350 05710Hippster06/06/2020
Layby at SE 4235 0571 by Dearne Valley Colliery 1901 memorial block. Cross road, track up to wooden gate, then metal gate on L just past water trough. Field full of Texel tups to summit area S of fence.Aye Jimmy31/05/2020
Dont take the route past the driving range as not easy. Came down via sheep field as others.Alan Caine30/05/2020
From S, I followed the RoW NW then up, but direct route from first gate much easier, came down that way. HP is level pasture S side of hedgeRHW24/05/2020
Despite being the site of a coal tip, the fields are quite pleasant sheep pasture now. Parked at S in old wide entrance and walked up FP to the NW. Easy access to gate into W corner of field and then diagonally up to top about 20m W of triangleGordonAdshead23/05/2020
Near darkness ascent to end a very long day.Wycombe Wanderer19/05/2020
3ed tump of the day after Westgate hill and Bank top. Parked up in the village and made a circuit incorporating the top. Checked both sides of rhe Hawthorn hedge. Top is in the middle. Nice route through woodland edge of a wind farm. Barnsley u/a recompleted. Next and final tump was Castle Hill in Rotherham ua.Dazingdale16/05/2020
andrew brown06/06/2020
Bag For Life19/05/2020