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Name:Twyn y Waun
Hill number:15615
Height:460m / 1509ft
Parent (Ma):2260  Cefn yr Ystrad
RHB Section:32C: Neath to Chepstow
County/UA:Merthyr Tydfil (UA)
Catchment:Rhymney, Catchment Boundaries, Taff
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SO 08526 06612
Summit feature:no feature: grass
Drop:72m
Col:388m  SO083085  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 160
(1:25k) OL12E 166E
Observations:overtopped by larger spoil heap; original natural summit at SO 08457 07348
Comments:Relocated from SO084073 in Nov 2018
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GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 18 users)ByDate of Ascent
Couldn't believe that the summit is where it is. Hensbarrow Beacon syndrome. Did the vast spoil heap as it will be fair game for the Tamperers in the near future.Campbell Singer02/04/2018
walked from the south summit is in a wet field after recent rain near near the fence line. Had a good walk round as usual. The summit is dawarf by the waste.hodder26/01/2018
From the cattle grid. Had a look down the 'hole' to the N where the trig pillar once stood. Then popped up onto the spoil heap for a wander about the top. Sides are well grassed, but top is mainly not. Will it supercede Twn y Waun on HB at some point I wonder?jonglew25/11/2016
From east, parked in Layby. Across pasture. As other slag heaps are now included, this one should as well. Flat top.PeterD29/05/2016
Very artificial feel flat topAdrian06/03/2016
Climbed on a damp Sunday. A lovely view of the rubbish tip from the top but couldn't see much due to think fog. We parked on the main road. Not a bad footpath for most of the way.Jemma Singer31/01/2016
From Dowlais, right of way across A4060 (fortunately not too busy today!) and up to summit, then climbed spoil heap to be sure.Tony J10/05/2015
3/8 as previous remarks..climbed slag heap just to say a climb was done !Fergalh17/12/2014
as for Antonarranc25/03/2013
SO08474 07379Anton01/09/2012
unremarkable pasture summit; covered water tank & v odd trig pt by summit. from gate S side of road cutting RHW09/11/2003
ngthack24/07/2017
stevent080904/02/2017
MM20/03/2016
dicky12/04/2015
Ramblingpaul08/01/2015
Dusty05/04/2010
andrew.allum01/01/2000