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Name:Heights Barn Hill
Hill number:16712
Height:239m / 784ft
Parent (Ma):2810  Black Hill
RHB Section:36: Lancashire, Cheshire & the Southern Pennines
County/UA:Rochdale (UA)
Catchment:Mersey
Class:Tump (200-299m)
(Tu,2)
Grid ref:SD 94165 13648
Summit feature:no feature: ground a few metres N of fence/ruined wall
Drop:32m
Col:207m  SD942132  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 109
(1:25k) OL21S 277
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 34 users)ByDate of Ascent
30 minute return trip from the large parking area beyond Tunshill Golf Club. Down the M62 steps and across several field to Heights Barn Farm. Summit only just visible from the farm access road so crossed field and through a wooden gate to reach highest point.moorsman07/03/2019
Free roadside parking at SD9363815442 then along Rochdale Way and Deep Lane to Heights Barn Hill - Dick Hill - Hollingworth Hill - Cleggswood Hill. Great walk with Mart in full winter conditions.John Eley03/02/2019
Out and back from Hollingworth Lake on cold sunny afternoon-Heights Barn Hill and Moy Hill(possible to reach top from path to east within the bwf).With Oscar.catman14/12/2018
With Catman.oscarrosie14/12/2018
With Jo, detour whilst circuiting Hollingworth Lake from the VC. Weather; sunny, cool breeze, good visibility.amblerbob22/10/2018
As per Campbell Singerarranc09/09/2018
Huge parking area between golf club and M 62 bridge. Contender for the noisiest Tump. Fp next to motorway.Campbell Singer02/09/2018
Parked near golf club. Followed path down steps by M62. Leads easily to top.Bramley13/08/2018
Spectacular walk from Dick Hill under the M62. I love the network of footpaths in this area. Solo.Dangerous Dave18/06/2018
Parking: (For Heights Barn Hill and Dick Hill). Lots of snow so parked on Kiln Lane SD 93371 13190, otherwise would have parked as David Gradwell by Golf Clubhouse. Clockwise circular walk, Heights Barn Hill first - Again some very large snowdrifts on parts of the route.David Evans04/03/2018
Parked for free on the road at SD 93595 15580 then used gates and over a couple of fences to gain summit of Cleggswood Hill. Then on towards Hollingworth Hill using gates from the bridleway to the south. Then onward to Heights Barn Hill via footpaths then onto Dick Hill via bridge over motorway. A great 4 Tump walk in a very popular area.Dugswell204/02/2017
3rd hill of 5 today on route from Littleborough to Milnrow (staying at a private house via Airbnb). I climbed Cleggswood hill and Hollingsworth hill, down to lane beside lake, fp to static caravan park, fp onto Deep lane (rutted holly lined path) branching off via fp SE but keeping high to Summit near fenceline. Easy descent back to fp, one field then onto rough track profiling around Castle Hill.Dazingdale03/12/2016
Derker to Newhey.Smudge31/10/2015
Hollingworth Hill-Dick Hill-Moy Hill-Heights Barn Hill-Cleggswood HillRobertP08/03/2015
With Cleggswood Hill, Hollingworth Hill & Dick Hill.ngthack04/01/2015
From SSE, parked just above golf course. Combined with Dick Hill and Moy Hill.RHW01/11/2014
from Hollingworth Lake with Hollingworth Hill. attempted to get onto Cleggswood Hill but the mass of new barbed wire fences prevented it.joseph mitchell04/03/2014
Done solo on the way to Dick Hill from Hollingworth Lake to homeAimless Rambler08/01/2014
This hill has been done a few times over the last forty years of living here but I wouldn't set out with it as my objective. There are much better walks nearby.Aimless Rambler02/11/2013
Excellent parking beside narrow tarmac lane to south at SD 94180 13173. Took public footpath to weird stile at SD 94211 13662 then followed ruined wall/fence for short distance to highest point at SD 94168 13647( very close to 239m spot height on 10k geograph map). We were in full view of Heights Barn Farm so didn't linger.David Gradwell30/06/2013
Cycle-bagging ride from Tandle Hill to Walsden. Very pleasant ride over Deep Lane. Left the bike to quickly seek the top by the path on the east side.Jake99414/06/2012
Returning from visiting nearby trig (Low House Fold) on different footpaths.Aye Jimmy04/07/2009
jimbloomer23/02/2019
Mark Sims16/08/2018
carole engel16/11/2017
Anton15/10/2017
andrew brown29/06/2017
clique05/06/2017
GaryJones10/04/2017
Alan Caine04/01/2015
PeteF30/09/2014
GordonAdshead11/09/2014
Edwin Gradwell30/06/2013
Martin R31/12/1999