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Name:Manshead End
Hill number:16526
Height:417m / 1368ft
Parent (Ma):2810  Black Hill
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Calderdale (UA)
Catchment:Aire
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SD 99801 19766
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:46m
Col:371m  SD991196  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 109
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 62 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked to the South under the pylons on A58: SD999186.David Evans17/06/2019
Parked to SW by start of access track to White Holme res where a permissive path to summitstarts.mart079709/04/2019
Coal Gate Road to Manshead End to Crow Hill back to CGRLongwojo12/01/2019
2 of 2 including crow hill and manshead end. Parked on coal gate road and followed various footpaths on a jog/walk. 1h40mins to bag the pair of them 6.6 milesThe-Z-Man07/09/2018
Morning runtobyfells24/07/2018
Sowerby Bridge to Crow Hill and then Manshead,to Cragg Road across to the pennine way and the White House, along the drain to the Roman Road,down to Littleborough. 6 hours. Train back to S.B.reaper15/04/2018
Parked on the A58 at SE00015 18682. Up the permissive path. Frozen ground made the top easily accessible.Campbell Singer16/02/2018
Solo. Up and down the permissive path at Greenwood Clough. Another whitewashed trig!Dangerous Dave06/12/2017
Got the 901 bus from Mytholmroyd up to A58 and walked up the permissive path to the access land. Afterwards, followed the Manshead ridge [wide] north and climbed Crow Hill.IanHHill06/11/2017
For layby to SW, not the best route - very tussocky and wet in places.RobertP06/08/2017
2/7 (Rishworth Moor/Mansfield End/Blake Moor/Stoodley Pike/Brown Wardle Hill/Boulsworth Hill (Lad Law)/Longridge Fell)Fergalh10/06/2017
2nd of 5 hills today on a grand route starting at Mytholmroyd station and finishing at Hebden Bridge, climbing Crow Hill and then dropping down SW to join the Calderdale Way, using the Permissive path over Great Manshead Hill that climbs gradually to Manshead End. Weather was cloudy so views muted but would be great on a sunny day. Descended NW to join vague track over Collin Hill before heading Nw through rough terrain to the Turvin road, continuing on to Blake Moor.Dazingdale11/03/2017
Parked in the lay-by above the Baitings Reservoir (SD 99975 18640) and took the permissive path north and north-east to the summit. Returned the same way. With AT and JT.marktrengove26/02/2017
Easy walk up on Yorkshire Water permissive path from lay-by on A58, under the pylons with Smudge. We head south on another path to seek shelter from the wind and to make the walk circular.Dugswell218/12/2016
Car bagging with Dugswell.Smudge18/12/2016
Baitings Reservoir (North Side) - Followed stream to ascend Manshead End (attained Trig & summit as cloud shifted around - lingered for a mince pie then returned retracing our steps back to - Baitings Reservoir (South Side) then across the dam wall (built 1957 to supply Wakefield with water).briandavies18/12/2016
Run with Gareth from Mytholmroyd. And many times previously.richardsun24/11/2016
Large parking area to the west of the road junction to the south (alt 971 ft). From directly opposite a concessionary path leads up to the summit.1.81 miles return, 45 minutes, 387 ft ascent.moorsman22/10/2016
Quick walk up from the car park on the main road.berksbantam19/10/2016
Good Friday walk - spring has arrived. Larks and lambs.andrew larkins25/03/2016
With Jo, from Baitings Reservoir: Manshead End and Crow Hill. Weather; general sunny, warm, visibility good but later in day distant fells were hazy.amblerbob18/03/2015
steady walk through fields and well marked path to Manshead End via Crow Hill. from closed down pub on Steep Hill.joseph mitchell03/07/2014
From A58 Yorkshire Water pathBramley21/06/2014
Done solo. Easier than expected as there are paths (not on map) going to summit from the Crag Vale road. Wet underfoot though.Aimless Rambler14/01/2014
417mThe Grouse07/12/2013
Hannon walk from Baitings dam.Good 360 degrees views from top.With Oscar.catman03/08/2013
With Catman.oscarrosie03/08/2013
A surprise signed access path led to top - alongside a barn being renovated -keep out dogs -warning signs , but no dogstoday. Weather improving-easy going trig and big views-back same way.Chris Pearson14/08/2011
Big lay-by on A58 near Baitings Reservoir at SE 00011 18677. Concessionary footpath to summit.David Gradwell07/11/2010
Looks very attractive from the west and made for a good walk along with Crow Hill.Jake99403/11/2009
Parked near reservoir to SW, sign 'Yorkshire Water Permissive Path'. Trig and cairn at summit.Aye Jimmy26/09/2007
Walsden to Hebden Bridge via Warland Reservoir-Little Holder Stones-White Holme Res'-Great Manshead Hill-Cragg Vale-Withens Clough Reservoir-Cragg Road-Mac.Hawk14/11/2004
pleasant undramatic summit; OK tussocky approach from NW. RHW22/02/2003
2 of 2: From Rishworth Moor. Then to Mytholmroyd Rly Stn.ChrisR18/01/2000
1 of 2: From Marden Rly Stn. Then on to Crow Hill and down to Sowerby Bridge Rly Stn.ChrisR15/02/1999
andrew brown27/08/2018
mae04/08/2018
Andy West20/05/2018
asbown12/01/2018
carole engel23/09/2017
Adrian23/09/2017
PeteF03/08/2017
GaryJones08/04/2017
Sprog26/02/2017
MM10/02/2016
Joolz50001/01/2015
Alan Caine03/09/2014
ngthack14/08/2014
Anton01/01/2013
stevent080911/08/2012