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Name:Langdon Hill
Hill number:17417
Height:118m / 387ft
Parent (Ma):2874  Wendover Woods [Haddington Hill]
RHB Section:39: Central and Eastern England
County/UA:Essex (CoU)
Catchment:Thames, Catchment Boundaries
Watershed:Greater Thames Estuary
Class:Tump (100-199m), Clem
(Tu,1,Cm)
Grid ref:TQ 67956 86522
Summit feature:near NW corner of recreation field
Drop:81m
Col:37m  TQ653889  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 177 178
(1:25k) 175W
Observations:LIDAR shows ground 0.4m higher at TQ 67970 86619 but this is in dense vegetation and height may be suspect
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 39 users)ByDate of Ascent
Road/field cornerCreakingHiker05/11/2019
Went to high point (corner of field near beacon) after HAVOC orienteering event.CXB03/11/2019
From Beacon Hill car park, thought highest point was towards top right-hand corner of recreation field, near gap through to road. Then along to the Boundary.Aye Jimmy11/08/2019
After Langdon Hill boundary, on a circuit from Laindon station. The grass at the corner of the playing field near the cut through to High Road by the Dry Lane junction seemed highest after a wander along Dry Lane and back through the playing field.Nick Down130/07/2019
with CoUFred Windsor28/06/2018
Flat cricket field.clivevilla28/04/2018
With the Thurrock UA top. Parked next to church.Campbell Singer22/02/2018
4/7 Urban tops on a rainy and sleety afternoon.rhalstead21/01/2018
Dry Street closure confused me but eventually to Beacn Hill car park and stroll across field to top.Bramley17/11/2017
Parked in Beacon car park then bagged Langdon Hill, the water tower and Langdon Hill (boundary) CoU.Dugswell205/03/2017
Parked in the Beacon Car Park for a wander round the area. HP could be on the playing fields, but very subjective. Walked on to the Langdon Hill (boundary) CoU.jonglew31/07/2016
From Laindon station via lovely Marks Hill Nature Reserve and Westley Heights. Felt like the highest point was in the middle of the big field SW of the mast (which is open access).Mark Jackson06/06/2016
Pleasant country park. Not sure of exact location of top so covered a number of points while walking around the park. On foot from Laindon Stationtrimarc216/03/2016
Stanford-le-Hope to Laindon. Bank on W side of road opposite the pub gave highest elevation on GPS.Smudge06/03/2016
As for destaylorarranc22/02/2016
Parked in Beacon car park and Wandered round onto pub and back along road.PeterD08/12/2015
Parked at road junction just to south west, walked down to lovely old church to west, to then climb back up at least 30m as I insist on doing when doing tumps. Carried on past another church to the summit, which could be the road/ verges or grass in the park. Pretty sure the highest point was the grass in the corner of the park near the road.pdantic15/07/2015
Langdon means ‘Long Hill’. The Country Park sits on a 385ft high crescent shaped hilly ridge, giving panoramic views over the Thames Estuary and across to London. The five rangers help to maintain the park and act as visitor guides. As at Feb 2015 Thurrock council's proposal is to have one ranger and an apprentice to save £100,000. I did a short loop taking in both tops. The tall beacon was full of wood and ready to be lit - seems early if for the 70th anniversary of VE day in May as still 2 month away?Chris Pearson11/03/2015
Summit could be anywhere. Go for the road or grass myself. Had a pleasant wander around.destaylor12/03/2014
With G. From Stanford-le-Hope > Langdon Hill > Dry Street > Stanford-le-HopeRT197018/11/2012
In woodland near compound.Adrian01/07/2012
Revisit date. First date not recorded. roadside summit in/edge of village (with DH - Dry Street visit). roadside summit RHW20/10/2002
SteveSmith28/11/2019
PM05/09/2019
arjh21/08/2018
sglennon19/08/2018
ngthack30/11/2017
cpjmathieson12/08/2016
BrianMatthews29/03/2016
stevent080931/10/2015
andrew brown22/07/2015
Swindon Bagger24/06/2015
GordonAdshead30/08/2014
Brodie11/08/2014
DC11main26/02/2012
Tizz03/06/2011
siabod11/09/2010
David Purchase06/11/2005
Chester01/01/2001