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Name:Newchurch Hill
Hill number:14980
Height:425.3m / 1395ft
Parent (Ma):2184  Gwaunceste Hill
RHB Section:31B: Welshpool to Hay-on-Wye
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Catchment:Wye
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SO 19761 50606
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:68.3m
Col:357m  SO 1878 5025  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 148
(1:25k) 188 200E
Observations:ground by trig point 480m E at SO 20238 50573 is 0.75m lower
Survey:Abney level/Trimble GeoXH 6000
Comments:col measurement is 357.0m
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 18 users)ByDate of Ascent
Large grass/ gorse summit area. Trig and bench on East top; West top, no cairn, marginally higher. Great view point on clear sunny cool day. ON circuit from Gladestry; onto Bryngwyn Hill.Denise 22/03/2020
Along the ridge from the trig pillar on track of short dry grass. High point in rough area of grass/moss/ dead bracken circled by scruffy gorse.RichardM22/03/2020
From NW. Easy if you find the right tracks through the ferns or not so easy if, like me, you did not.clivevilla15/07/2018
From SO187502. Visited all three spot heights of 424/5 metres.summitsup20/05/2018
Robert Kemp10/04/2016
9/9 last of Nine on another wet and windy day (Little Hill West Top/Gwaunceste Hill/Little Hill East Top/Glascwm Hill/Back Hill/Yr Alt/Yr Alt East Top/Bryngwyn Hill/Newchurch Hill)Fergalh20/12/2015
MM15/05/2015
Alex C25/04/2015
iaindbrown30/03/2015
boxblade21/02/2015
SO1977550600. Possible twin top with trig.Anton05/10/2013
stevent080909/06/2013
Dusty14/10/2012
Bagged this one after bagging Hergest Ridge and Hanter Hill.DanTrig01/09/2012
Easy walk up from roadarranc22/08/2012
rough pasture, nice views. via f/p from N, limiting parking near top of farm track, or various points along road RHW10/12/2005
andrew.allum01/01/2000
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