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Name:Rushy Hill
Hill number:16637
Height:317m / 1040ft
Parent (Ma):2820  Freeholds Top
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Lancashire (CoU)
Catchment:Mersey
Class:Tump (300-399m)
(Tu,3)
Grid ref:SD 88895 16716
Summit feature:large rock c130m WNW of trig point
Drop:32m
Col:285m  SD892175  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 109
(1:25k) OL21S
Observations:large embedded rock on edge of 15th tee 100m ENE at SD 88991 16739 could be as high; rock 50m E at SD 88945 16703 is lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 51 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Brown Wardle Hill. Imagined the amazing transformation a few million trees could make to the area. Current Lancashire compleat.Wycombe Wanderer01/02/2020
As part of 15k route from Watergrove reservoir- Brown Wardle Hill, Freeholds Top then Rushy Hill. Golf course was covered with horses but no golfers!John Eley29/05/2019
Route back home with the dogsPaganknight7328/04/2019
Parked on A671 in good sized lay-by SD885159. (Also Gandy Brow).David Evans18/02/2019
From Brown Wardle Hill followed the Rossendale Way to the col and then ascended the Pennine Bridleway. Left the path to reach the summit and trig. Descended back to the car near the golf club. With JT and HT.Sprog20/01/2019
Thick fog at dawn. Plenty of muddy parking on the road just before the golf clubhouse. Also parked here for Brown Wardle Hill.Campbell Singer30/12/2018
From car park below Golf clubhouse at dusk. Good track most of way alongside golf course. HP Boulder beyond golf course below power lines. On to trig.PeterD06/10/2018
Solo, Rushy Hill then Brown Wardle Hill. Parked near Lobden Golf Club, Clubhouse (OL12 8XJ).ADT07/08/2018
exploring healey fell with Cissy so had a short walk along the PBW and up to the trig.AvidSockWearer30/03/2018
Quick bag on a snowy Saturday afternoon. Along the Bridleway. Then left uphill. About 50 minutes returnLongwojo25/11/2017
After Gandy Brow,up Pennine Bridleway and over to top and trig.Then over golf course(more horses than golfers)to Brown Wardle.With Oscar.catman25/08/2017
With Catman.oscarrosie25/08/2017
3rd hill of 7 today on a route from Rochdale to Littleborough, climbing Bagslate Moor & Gandy Brow onto P B'way before veering off to visit summit with rock, then trig and large boulder next to Golf course and then back onto the PB and onwards to Brown Wardle hill saying Hi to a gaggle of geese and 2 Alpacas first.Dazingdale08/01/2017
Easy parking in a large area directly opposite the Lobden Golf Club clubhouse at the top end of Whitworth Rake (alt 967 ft). From here a clear path leads all the way to just shy of the summit.moorsman20/10/2016
An late afternoon stroll after the East Lancashire Bus rally in Heaton Park. New territory for us - Healey Dell - Broadley Fold - Prickshaw - Healey Dell - Broadley - Rushy Hill - Healey Dellbriandavies04/09/2016
Easy little hop up from the Pennine Bridleway. Ignoring the pylons, the view is quite fine. Visited on a long walk from Todmorden to Rochdale via Tooter Hill, Freeholds Top and Gandy Brow.Jake99414/03/2015
A 9 mile walk around the TuMPs surrounding the village of Wardle. Rushy Hill (3); Ratcliffe Hill (2); Birch Hill (2); & Gandy Brow (2) + a visit to the trig point on East Hill at SD91881758joseph mitchell27/02/2015
From High Peak Lane. Great unexpected views over Rochdale and ManchesterMark Sims23/02/2015
From picnic area near clubhouse. Visited trig as well.ngthack21/12/2014
Up (indistict) footpath from WestGordonAdshead11/10/2014
Walked up from the A671 after bagging the nearby TuMP called Gandy Brow.Dugswell210/07/2014
Parking on Shawclough Rd, Broadley at SD 88245 15917. Tump baggers be sure to climb the newly discovered Tump Gandy Brow 238m first. Go through gate and follow path up to wall - turn left and keep beside wall (still on path) to highest point beside wall and tree stump at SD 88347 15832. Spot height is actually in garden but thankfully is obviously lower. Return to road for ascent of Rushy Hill. My second ascent (now with Abney Level) new summit position - large rock at SD 88895 16717 c130m WNW of trig. Rock c100m east by 15th tee at SD 88991 16740 could be as high.David Gradwell04/05/2014
Large car park below Watergrove Reservoir at SD 91143 17641. An 11.5 mile solo tramp taking in a few hills around Watergrove Reservoir. Dobbin Hill - Ratcliffe Hill - Stansfield Hill - Cuckoo Hill - Crook Hill - Rough Hill - Hades Hill - Middle Hill - Brown Wardle Hill - Rushy HillDavid Gradwell03/09/2010
From High Peak Rd. in Broadley, via Pennine Bridleway. Power lines overhead and slight descent from summit to TP near golf course.Aye Jimmy04/07/2009
tussocky summit with scattered boulders, just clear of tee & green, nice view. track/fp from N thru golf cse then cross tussocks RHW19/02/2005
1 of 2: From Rochdale Rly Stn.ChrisR23/11/1999
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