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Name:Sewingshields Crags
Hill number:15984
Height:325m / 1066ft
Parent (Ma):2313  Sighty Crag
RHB Section:33: The Scottish Border to the River Tyne
County/UA:Northumberland (CoU)
Catchment:Tyne (Newcastle)
Class:Tump (300-399m)
Grid ref:NY 80023 70050
Summit feature:ground by remnants of wall 10m NNE of trig point
Col:263m  NY788793  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 86 87
(1:25k) OL43E
Observations:summit is c 1m higher than flush bracket
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 86 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
part of Hadrians wall LDPemily25/05/2019
Walked from lay-by near lime kiln (turret 37a - near where the Pennine Way leaves the Wall) and passed over Sewingshields Crags on way to Chollerford as part of my Grand Tour of Northumberland. Very foggy all day and a fine mist blown on the wind made for difficult filming conditions.NorthernWayfarer07/04/2019
Hadrianís Wall path W->E. With JASkdbennett24/03/2019
Repeat visit. Easterly point of excellent walk along Hadrian's wall from The Sill YH. Trig.Denise 18/03/2019
Ran from housesteads...then back to Hexham. Got a bit lost. Over 18 miles in totalwillow15/07/2018
9.3 mile walk from Steel Rigg viewpoint car park near Once Brewed taking in the best part of Hadrians Wall. Walked up to Winshield Crags, then back to road continuing to Peel Crags, Highshield Crags, Hotbank Crags and Sewingshields Crags back via Housesteads, the day started cloudy but turned out clear and sunny, drove to and bagged Thorngrafton Common afterwards.DanTrig04/11/2017
Whilst leading Macmillan charity fundraisers on their Hadrian's Wall Mighty Hike.Wheelsy24/06/2017
Strolled along from Housesteads. Top c.3m NE of trig.agentmancuso10/04/2017
Walked from Steel Rigg via Housesteads. Was doing the trig.BigJ12/07/2016
From Housesteads CP. Top is about 4m from trig.chrisbien03/04/2016
Parked up near Twice Brewed - Up onto Hadrians Wall - Peel Crags - Highshield Crags - Hotbank Crags - Housestead Crags - Sewingshield Crags - back to Kings Wicket - route of old causeway across the moss north of the wall to meet the Pennine Way (headed North)- East Stonefields - West Stonefields - Greenlee - Gibbs Hill - Melkridge Common - back onto Hadrians Wall - Winshield Crag - Steel Rigg - Twice Brewed.briandavies20/03/2016
Footpath from Moss Kennels. Fine summit, trig S6653 and sections of the Wall nearby.Aye Jimmy03/02/2016
Visited while walking HWP.rhalstead06/12/2015
From Housesteads car park.Fisky Boy07/09/2015
With Fisky BoyBrenda Cloke07/09/2015
Day 3 Hadrians Wall(Greenhead-Chollerford)abbo000102/06/2015
From Housestead, cold and windy with a few hail and sleet showers.softsquare02/01/2015
With Jo, walk from Housteads; Hadrianís Wall Path to Sewingshields Crags and adjacent trig. Weather; sunny intervals, cool breeze, good visibility.amblerbob18/08/2014
Parked at Once Brewed Visitor Centre car park (NY 75234 66855) - £4, but goes to Northumberland NP. Took lane up to Peel, then track east to join Hadrian's Wall path all the way past Housesteads to the summit at NY 80021 70049). Then back-tracked to bag the Tumps west along the Hadrian's Wall Path.marktrengove16/05/2014
As part of Hadrian's Wall Path.welshyboyo05/05/2014
Bowness to Wallsendjimbloomer03/04/2014
Day 3 of Hadrian's Wall.jonglew06/08/2013
On walk from Grindon to Walltown with Yvonne TurnbullCrib Goch04/09/2011
Climbed when walking the Hadrian's Wall path with some fellow mathematicians from Cambridge - day three, Wall to Winshields. Lucky how the path goes right over the top of so many P30s!Mark Jackson19/07/2011
Day 4 of Hadrians Wall pathjedthehumanoid04/10/2008
see log on RHW19/08/2007
Nice change to walk this way from Housesteads. A hill, a cache and a trig. Fine, clear day.Walker Dan09/09/2006
Bagged whilst walking Hadrian's Wall path.DanHolme19/01/2005
On Hadrian's Wall Pathnickywood113/10/2004
Climbed with Peter Eccles on a cool dry autumnal day with great views.Dugswell220/10/1990
Cold wet October daymoorsman20/10/1988
Approx dateMM02/08/1980
Walked from Vindolanda, over the Roman Signal Station (a Tump), along the road to Grindon, then back along the wall to Once Brewed. Fabulous views opened up on this summit, long sections of the wall and Vindolanda. With so much to see, the 12.2 mile walk took 8h. Fine, if rather cloudy.pwheeler07/09/1976
Hadrian's WallArgentum6601/01/1966
2005?. Walked 'The Wall' for a couple of days from Shield to Walton.summitsup01/01/1952
Summited while walking Hadrians Wall LDPGary Heathblank
Alan Caine28/07/2019
andy elliott05/08/2017