|Height:||162m / 531ft|
|Parent (Ma):||2881 Brown Willy|
|RHB Section:||40: Cornwall & Devon|
|Catchment:||Camel, Catchment Boundaries, Fowey|
|Watershed:||Land's End to John o' Groats, Land's End to Dover, The Lizard to Dunnet Head|
|Grid ref:||SX067663 (est)|
|OS map sheet(s):||(1:50k) 200|
(1:25k) 107 109
|GPS data:||show GPS entries for this hill|
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|Logged Descriptions (logged by 19 users)||By||Date of Ascent|
|Monument to Walter Raleigh Gilbert, the winner of the anglo-sikh wars. 2 minutes from the adjacent car park.||moorsman||26/06/2019|
|From SX 0702 6639. Cornish folk seem to like their over-sized monuments. Last hill of the trip, on to Wiltshire for the night.||jonglew||21/10/2018|
|Impressive stone obelisk to commemorate Walter Raleigh Gilbert's Indian military exploits. ( 18/3/1785- 10/5 1853; monument built 1856 on site of bronze age burial mound.) Short paved walk within grass from free carpark to NW, popular with dogwalkers. Elaborately decorated galvanised steel benches with nature/ historical themes.||Denise||19/10/2018|
|From small car park off Beacon Road we join the dog walkers for short walk across the Bodmin Beacon local nature reserve. Summit topped bt tall monument commemorating Walter Raleigh Gilbert's exloits in India.||RichardM||19/10/2018|
|In addition to the overseas military campaigns of Sir Walter Gilbert Raleigh commemorated by the tall monument, Bodmin was, in more recent times, also home to Roadblock- a winner of Robot Wars - with its crafty wedge shape for flipping opponents and its circular saw - designed by A Level students at Bodmin College.||Chris Pearson||17/08/2018|
|From car park to NNW, easy path popular with dog walkers.
HP just to SE of monument to Walter Raleigh Gilbert.||PeterD||23/04/2018|
|From nnw, car park, path to monument||RHW||13/05/2017|
|Roadworks in Bodmin diverted me very close, so thought I might as well. Been reading about the East India Company recently so interesting coincidence.||Martin R||17/03/2017|
|Up and back off the lanes from the S.||Arbie||23/07/2016|
|Visited whilst geocaching in the area.||CornishGazza||21/04/2012|