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Name:Red Hill
Hill number:17405
Height:134m / 440ft
Parent (Ma):2874  Wendover Woods [Haddington Hill]
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Oxfordshire (CoU)
Class:Tump (100-199m)
Grid ref:SP 58567 07398
Summit feature:no feature
Col:103m  SP577090  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 164
(1:25k) 180E
Observations:summit is in trees
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 28 users)ByDate of Ascent
F/p from Forest Hill, round LH edges of summit field then across to HP by large tree in hedge/banking.Aye Jimmy23/03/2019
Followed fp through grassy field as others. Straightforward. Solo.Dangerous Dave10/03/2019
Headington to Oxford Parkway.Smudge18/11/2018
Accessed from nearby RoW in Forest Hill. HP is within small copse at field boundary with no distinct point, nor line of sight between possible locations. Not too brambly. Natural HP is probably a mound in field to the S of the embankment but we visited all possible HPs.Denise 08/11/2018
A stragely busy place, a group of 3 other walkers and a friendly farmer. Luckily on RoW. High point at base of Sweet Chestnut in the levellish wooded bank along the SE edge of the summit field.RichardM08/11/2018
Up path from village to north, 17.33...twenty minutes to sunsetvegibagger22/10/2018
From Forest Hill. Summit by field edge. Short grass still in April. Nice hill apart from the road noise.Herbert Anchovy09/04/2018
From the village. Access to summit via stile and steps.ijpowell09/09/2017
Getting to Forest Hill was the hard part. Up from the north. No problem with grass due to it being February. Is ther an easier way from the A40?Campbell Singer26/02/2017
Simples - an apt but horrible word - the catchphrase of Aleksander the Meerkat accepted by the Collins English dictionary in 2010. From Forest Row on row to an easy open grass field direct to hedge line which had been recently been cut right back exposing summit. Simples indeed. Not sure what Aleksander would have said about previous bagger's route comments - 'horribles' probably?Chris Pearson17/02/2017
as per ngthack. Horrendous thrash through head high grass and weeds. Ugh!arranc16/08/2016
Parked on B road W of phone box road junction, in Forest Hill. Walked up road and path into field, waded through 5 ft high grass, tough going to field corner, needed trekking pole and long trousers to bash a way through nettles into thick hedge/trees to access highest point on bank by trees - difficult to assess the actual summit. Once out of entanglements, nice views northwards, but slogged around field edge easier for a bit then harder so just ploughed on direct through the tall jungle like grass! To return whence I came. Bring a machete or lawn mower for this one!!! Or better approach might be paths from the NE.pdantic21/07/2016
From Forest Hill through field and then to Veg boundary. Met fellow hill bragger.PeterD27/05/2016
difficult to survey in trees, summit within 20m Galltywenallt27/09/2015
As others. Field heavy going - grass needs mowing :-)ngthack27/08/2015
From Forest Hill; RoW through wild flower meadow then short distance off path to field edge and HP.jonglew21/06/2015
Roadside parking in Forest Hill village to west. Muddy, but good path to summit field which is well used by dog walkers. Top in hedge along far corner of field. Views north.Hillsidenick23/01/2014
From forest Hill, nice views. Top in hedge.Adrian08/12/2013
From Forest Hill, easy walk across field, highpoint in hedge.rhalstead22/11/2013
hedgebank NW side of fence, from NW, don't cross stile. RHW08/12/2012
Exact Date not knownSidath1601/01/2008
Wycombe Wanderer24/12/2018
andrew brown13/04/2016
Swindon Bagger16/01/2016