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Name:Yearsley Cross
Hill number:5345
Height:174m / 571ft
Parent (Ma):2831  Cringle Moor - Drake Howe
RHB Section:37: The River Tees to The Wash
County/UA:North Yorkshire (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Goole), Catchment Boundaries, Ouse (York)
Class:Hump, Tump (100-199m), Clem
Grid ref:SE 58818 74473
Summit feature:road verge by covered reservoir
Col:68m  SE550777  
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 101 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked in reservoir entrance and stood on high point tending to SW side of road opposite reservoir. Did look in field to SW and possible looked as high so walked to cross roads, turned left down Well Lane then left again on PROW through Clarence House Farm. This brought me to other side of field opposite reservoir which I crossed back to the van. From this direction field is clearly lower with HP other side of hedge.SteveSmith06/12/2019
G3TQQ (Dave)22/11/2019
A short walk along the verge after visiting Shandy Hall in Coxswold: highly recommended for the outstanding and very interesting talk about Laurence Sterne, but only open 2:30 - 4:30 pm Wednesdays and Sundayís.Nick Down128/08/2019
Tom Mundell18/08/2019
sarah mundell18/08/2019
Trekking toes18/08/2019
Probably did this one Easter 2009, definitely have now!tim74729/01/2019
As with Tim747, probably did it Easter 2009 but made sure now!CreakingHiker29/01/2019
Out of car to walk roadside verges, then to nearest wood for a dog walk, with Ellie dog.BLACKHILL26/01/2019
Parked on verge for lunch... enough saidN.Morters25/10/2018
Clach Liath01/09/2018
HEMA Amateur Radio Activation. If able to, itís better to visit by foot or bicycle, otherwise there is little sense of achievement! Plenty of footpaths and forest walks nearby and some nice views from the summit next to the reservoir.G0DEB55916/08/2018
Another easy tick. Just my sort of summit.Newton Maximus20/07/2018
carole engel07/07/2018
Seeing as it was gone eleven that I arrived, the nearby bus shelter was very well placed for that night's doss.Alex C17/04/2018
Roadside HP. Had a wander round to bag the 3 trigs on and around the covered resr. I couldn't possibly admit to accessing the compound - but if I did, it would have been up and over the easy main gates, it was a quiet Sunday morning and not a soul was stirring!jonglew11/03/2018
Underwhelming. Parked at gate and bagged indistinct snowy ground next to high secure fence. Refurbishment work ongoing inside but no one there today. Interesting skies- bight aquamarine strip beneath with cloud.Denise 02/12/2017
Nice skies.RichardM02/12/2017
Easy parking on wide verge by gates to covered reservoir. Got out of car & walked 20yd SE along grass verge, crossed road & walked back 20yd along opposite verge which appears to be slightly higher. (S)gerrybowes02/09/2017
With K en route from Sheffield to Robin Hood's Bay.Ashley18/03/2017
In the dark, after Black Hambleton.PGCE04/11/2016
a pleasent walk from Crayke, Crayke Hill, The Mount, Yearsley Cross, Craykejoseph mitchell17/10/2016
Tony S10/07/2016
5/9 Fifth of Nine (Gragareth/Green Hill/Great Coumb/Crag Hill/Yearsley Cross/Danby Hill Moor/Gisborough Moor/Quarry Hill/Boy Hill)Fergalh25/06/2016
A brief walk around the compound to justify this one.JohnStoneham17/04/2016
Alfie stayed in the van as I walked up and down outside the padlocked reservoir compound.Dangerous Dave14/04/2016
Parked by reservoir, quick bag.rhalstead28/03/2016
Claire would have been appalled, except that I failed to tell her that this is a hill and I don't think she realised. She was slightly confused by my getting out of the car while she turned it around.Pete R24/11/2015
Jen was also as excited as Liz for this one. Water enclosure impressively guarded now. Sealing off old trig location for the ladder-less.nordicstar29/07/2015
I found myself with nothing special to do in York so came and bagged this top which is, errmmm, nothing special.clivevilla28/07/2015
Liz was appalled that she'd had to detour for this.jimbloomer08/07/2015
With Ali Beck and only a second outing for my 'Portatrig' of Ben Vane fame, specifically for a photo call. Appropriate as Yearsley used to have a trig.vegibagger20/05/2015
Easy visit to verge prior to exciting descent of Sutton Bank on road covered in snow and ice.catman18/01/2015
Parked at road bend south of Ampleforth at SE 58458 78265 near recreation area. Took track south by fields to wood, by bridge over river and up to fish pond on the abbey's estate. Then followed path on its east side and track through forest up to a pool. Then up to forest road WSW to road, then south-east to summit on road next to resrrvoir just south of crossroads. Returned the same way. Done while on retreat at Ampleforth Abbey.Man of Kernow121/06/2014
Field with horses. Active very visible on wall on other side of road.arranc20/04/2014