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Name:Winsford Hill
Hill number:17926
Height:427m / 1401ft
Parent (Ma):2889  Dunkery Beacon
RHB Section:41: South Central England
County/UA:Somerset (CoU)
Hill area:Exmoor
Catchment:Exe
Class:Tump (400-499m), Clem
(Tu,4,Cm)
Grid ref:SS 87693 34282
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:78m
Col:349m  SS835385  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 181
(1:25k) OL9E
Observations:ground to 100m SE may be as high; higher tumulus 25m NW at SS 87672 34287 is not at natural summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 51 users)ByDate of Ascent
Parked on side of road to south west. Jumped out of car, ran to the summit in about 20 seconds (and bagged trig point), then ran back to car before heading for a fab lunch at Woods in Dulverton. One of the easiest hills you could bag without making a walk of it.RichieRambler28/08/2019
Solosimon and co05/08/2019
Short walk from car park to trig & HPfosal2902/08/2019
On way home after walking the Exe Valley WayPoolton12304/05/2019
Parked in decent car park to SE. Huge views from barrow summit.Campbell Singer11/04/2019
Beautiful fresh spring morning. From cp to SE.Barbara Singer11/04/2019
Here for the trigpoint. TP:UK log: Parking on road with a path direct to pillar. Lovely stone pillar with NT sign. With Coineanach Hutch. #3 pillar of the trip. Also a Tump and a geocaching YOSM YSM0024 Winsford Hill.thejackrustles29/03/2019
Parked just south and walked across the moorland to the trig.clivevilla27/03/2019
Short walk from roadcitygent14/08/2018
From lay-by. Good views.PeterD27/06/2018
From the roadside layby, a short walk to the trig point and tumulusMariana Trench22/04/2017
A short walk for its YSM status.Walker Dan14/03/2017
Parking on the road to the south. Five mintes return.moorsman14/06/2016
Short hop from roadside parking on B3223. Trig pillar sits beside a Bronze Age bowl barrow. The barrow is higher and has been part of the landscape for 3,000+ years - it's the HP of the hill.jonglew04/04/2016
Shame the wind is so strong today it's difficult to stand up.Alancache09/03/2016
Loop of Winsford Hill and Bye Common from Winsford village.davidpettit8407/11/2015
Parked car on roadside and then walked a very short distance to the summit Trig Point.Neil Haslewood23/09/2015
With Jo, from B3223, short walk to Winsford Hill. Weather; sunny, warm, good visibility.amblerbob29/06/2015
6/8 of long day ! Impossible to get lost on this one...100 metres from road..nice views when the fog lifted.Fergalh15/11/2014
Stopped off whilst driving by and Joe and I raced to the summit, nice views.fnem05/04/2014
Having climbed up from Winsford village on a previous visit (and missing the top!) I returned for the quick stroll from the car park.Isambard05/03/2014
From rough lay-by on B3223 at SS 87661 34214. Minimal time, distance and ascent for this one.David Gradwell25/10/2011
After 4 hour wet outing on South Dartmoor a long drive to Exmoor (for Darren)for an evening of mostly drive by bagging of Clems , Humps and 400m tops. NT Trig right by road. sunny evening nowChris Pearson11/08/2010
RHW08/06/2003
Easy bag by the side of the roadTony Hartry06/06/1995
andrew brown10/11/2018
mae04/10/2017
Adrian15/05/2017
MM30/08/2016
KM30/08/2016
pwatson198002/10/2015
nicolajane16/10/2014
RichardM30/09/2014
tomandivy28/03/2014
jimbloomer17/10/2013
Moorponder16/08/2012
TK26/06/2012
Edwin Gradwell25/10/2011
dickiewren11/07/2011
stevent080902/01/2011
BrianMatthews30/06/2010
Dusty01/12/2008
George Gradwell23/06/2008
isabelle20/10/2007
CXB26/10/2004
CXB24/10/2004
Mattbrolly24/10/2004
andrew.allum01/01/2000
IainT10/02/1996
CXB31/08/1980
Jonathan Russell01/01/1970