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Name:Carland Cross Hill
Hill number:17713
Height:149m / 489ft
Parent (Ma):19290  Hensbarrow Downs
RHB Section:40: Cornwall & Devon
County/UA:Cornwall (CoU)
Catchment:Fal, Catchment Boundaries
Watershed:Land's End to John o' Groats, Land's End to Dover, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Tump (100-199m), Clem
(Tu,1,Cm)
Grid ref:SW 84255 53787
Summit feature:gorsy hummock
Drop:57m
Col:92m  SW900572  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 200 204
(1:25k) 106
Observations:alternative summit 500m NNE at SW 84417 54271
Comments:Alternative summit at SW844542
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 19 users)ByDate of Ascent
... in passing ...Moorponder13/05/2019
From eastbound layby. Did the alternative summit a week earlier on route to west.jimbloomer25/01/2019
Gorsy hummock on S side of busy A30, easily accessible from verge. Parking in lay by on N side of A 30 c 200 m west. We also visited the trig which involves a short thrash South through gorse and bramble. Best to approach tump first and then assess options for trig access. Foggy so could not see the alternative HP - OS SH of 149m c .5km NE- only noticed when writing up!Denise 21/10/2018
Gorsy hummock on rough access land on S side of the A30, only 15m from busy carriageway. Uninspiring in mist and gloom.RichardM21/10/2018
Parked in a gateway on the north side of the A30 just W of the summit. Over the gate into a pasture and the trig is visible on the far boundary. No problem at all. The top is pretty flat and the far side of the trig is a bit more difficult. Had a bit of a walk about as other spots could possibly be higher than the trig but not significantly so.clivevilla12/11/2017
An easy bag from the A30 lay-by as some of the fence is down and the vegetation hasn't grown much so far with Iain Brown.Dugswell212/03/2017
Visited on return journey from Scilly primarily to bag the trig. Area to W heavily fortified with gorse/bramble/fern etc., not to be attempted from this direction - I have the scars to show for that folly! Easy from road near the 149m spot height. Then onto the pillar along field boundary, if that's your bag.jonglew21/09/2014
Parked in a lay by on very busy A30. Over a Cornish hedge, trudge over deep prickly gorse to the column 8050 in view from the road. Newquay and wind farm at Carland Cross.arranc04/04/2011
Clem top with trig in field by VERY busy & dangerous A30 constant traffic I could not cross for ages. D got a great photo of me marooned. Spot height is higher on road but trig feels higher. The wind farm across road featured in a Geography GCSE exam.Chris Pearson10/08/2010
RHW08/06/2002
overcast, pretty close to roadsidevegibagger20/07/2001
mae09/10/2017
asbown18/09/2017
carole engel03/05/2017
iaindbrown12/03/2017
bwm30/08/2015
Dusty21/09/2009
mnixon14/08/1999
lisajane14/08/1999