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Name:Brusselton Hill
Hill number:16435
Height:222m / 728ft
Parent (Ma):2714  Burnhope Seat
RHB Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
County/UA:Durham (CoU)
Catchment:Tees, Catchment Boundaries, Wear
Watershed:Wearmouth, Tees Bay
Class:Tump (200-299m), Clem
(Tu,2,Cm)
Grid ref:NZ 20402 24975
Summit feature:no feature: ground by gorse bushes
Drop:69m
Col:153m  NZ174222  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 93
(1:25k) 305
Comments:Extensive quarrying has displaced the trig point and changed the summit area. 2013 report of backfilling and tree planting. Precise new summit position and height uncertain. Trig point was at NZ 20424 24960.
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 40 users)ByDate of Ascent
Local cycle ride.ger05/09/2019
Roadside parking (NZ 2065 2497). RoW, then into a small wooded area, nicely grassed.jonglew28/04/2019
Open wood - easy bag even in the darkcarole engel31/12/2018
A short walk through the wood from NZ20582497.summitsup19/12/2018
Parked in layby at 20647 24487 just south of CoU and then walked up to Brusselton Hill entering the woods on the outside of the righ angled bend (not before).clivevilla10/09/2018
Parked near summit of Dere Street and walked down the road. Followed a footpath near to summit which is in young trees.Fisky Boy22/05/2018
With Fisky BoyBrenda Cloke22/05/2018
Hill Bagging Durham TUMPS on a bike. 5 hills 80k ride. Hid bike in bushes at road bend and walked via ROW over stile and into copse of trees to hill crest.John Lee16/10/2017
On way back from Durham to Penrith, a short detour to enjoy the views, then drive over Darlington's County Top... Lol!nordicstar26/07/2017
Easy to access through wooden gate just south of the 90 degree road bend and up between trees to obvious mound at top. Suggest don't try to access from the footpath to the north (leading from the road bend) as barbed wire and brambles to contend with that way - we tried that and gave up. One of four easy bags today on way from Penrith to Durham.Hillsidenick10/04/2017
Parked near bend, along FP, past remains of tent. Then stile into field. HP amongst new trees.PeterD09/04/2017
Ran up the road from Shildon. Ran aimlessly amongst the evergreens hunting for the summit but difficult to pinpoint.madaddo26/03/2017
After night in Richmond a few hills circuiting the dale before route homenordicstar06/12/2016
Quick visit after Dere Street, parking in mast entrance by the bend. Came across a tent among the trees so done more cautiously than planned!the_adam25/10/2016
After Dere Street.ngthack25/02/2016
With Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave03/01/2016
On way to Wolsingham.stever27/06/2015
Easy parking to east of the footpath (running south of the summit). A short walk along this then cut up to the area of higher ground. Newly planted trees make finding the exact spot quite a challenge, but underfoot it is easy walking.moorsman05/12/2014
Parked to E of hill near sharp bend in road by mast. Summit appears to be in young spruce near a couple of gorse bushes. No trig anymore.Aye Jimmy09/11/2014
Nice views out to the Penninesmcbiydw210/11/2013
Rough grass among new trees, close to road.Chris Pearson24/06/2012
area has been regraded, appears unfinished, TP (Primary) left intact; EDC has 222@ 204250. access thru hedge at rd bend RHW17/11/2002
just up from where I lived once in Co Durham, cycled over here and recce'd the top on a breezy daynordicstar01/06/1996
andrew brown03/08/2018
mae25/07/2018
Ben Rinnes29/06/2018
Adrian03/11/2017
Martin R16/04/2017
Jacqdaw10/04/2017
Dave Geere11/12/2016
GordonAdshead17/08/2016
jimbloomer30/07/2016
peebs18/02/2016
Bramley17/07/2014
maknipe31/05/2014
stevent080908/03/2014
philos15/12/2013
Moorponder12/08/2013
Laurel25/01/2003
Rowan25/01/2003