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Name:Little Hangman
Hill number:18050
Height:218m / 715ft
Parent (Ma):2889  Dunkery Beacon
RHB Section:40: Cornwall & Devon
County/UA:Devon (CoU)
Hill area:Exmoor
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (South)
Class:Tump (200-299m)
Grid ref:SS 58504 48068
Summit feature:no feature: ground 3m N of bench
Col:183m  SS587479  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 180
(1:25k) OL9W 139
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 41 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Great Hangman and down to Combe Martin. Great viewpoint down to the sea and over to the Gower, Swansea and Port Talbot.Campbell Singer20/10/2019
With Danu & Alfie from Combe Martin car park.Dangerous Dave08/08/2019
Short detour from the SWCP and excellent viewpoint.milimana13/07/2019
From car park in Coombe Martin, Great Hangman first then back and up Little Hangman.PeterD06/05/2019
After Clorridge, left car near church & walked thru village, a few OSBMs en route, tracks & paths to summit, hot sunny dayRHW19/05/2018
On holiday in North Devon so tackling Hildstone Hill and the Hangman’s.Pipesy16/04/2018
Ascent with sisterPaul_142_uk24/03/2018
Long walk with Jack. Loop to Holdstone Down, Great Hangman and Little Hangman.peter_tun11/11/2017
Combe Martin, Lester Cliff, Little Hangman, Great Hangman, Hangman's Pathmavero1028/10/2016
Done on a circular walk from Coombe Martin. A fantastic Summer's day's walking.Anthony Vosper09/08/2016
Four coastal hills today: Holdstone Down, Great Hangman, Little Hangman, Heddon's Mouth Hilldavidpettit8423/07/2016
A dramatic peak when viewed from the west, perched high above the sea. With Lesley, a steep climb out of Coombe Martin after a sandwich on the beach and a chat to RSPCA shop lady who had just adopted a stray dog from Cyprus and paid its air fare. Below the peak lies the incredible adventure of the Exmoor Coast traverse -a very committing traverse /climb at sea level between Coombe Martin & Lynton. A huge tidal range (2nd largest in world) and very few escape routes up steep rock and grass make for a very serious outing. The 1st continuous crossing after many reconnaissance trips in 1978 took 4 and half days! One of the early explorers of the traverse in the 1950s, Clement Archer, broke his leg in a fall at sea level and was rescued form high above by the fire brigade tying 1000 feet of ropes and fire hoses together to pull him up! Sea kyackers now do the traverse more leisurely in about 3 days camping at wild coves.Chris Pearson06/04/2016
Energetic walk from Combe Martin via Holdstone Hill and Great Hangman.Warm sunny day.Grand views.With Bridget and Oscar.catman30/09/2014
With Catman and Oscar.rosiebridge30/09/2014
With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie30/09/2014
With girlsPaul_142_uk27/08/2014
On SW Coast Pathnickywood108/10/2013
With LizPaul_142_uk20/09/2013
Walked up from Combe Martin, up to Little Hangman, Great Hangman and Holdstone Down. 9 miles.DanTrig27/08/2013
with Steve P, walking the SWCP from Lynmouth to Combe Martin.Lou02/03/2013
From pay & display car park in Combe Martin at SS 79539 45513. Fine little circular coastal walk taking in Little Hangman & Great Hangman. Return from SS 60381 47742 via footpath passing Girt Down Farm.David Gradwell28/10/2011
On SWCP originally, then came back with my wife one night whilst staying in Coombe Martin & saw a stunning sunset over a low cloud inversion on the Bristol Channel - still one of my most memorable walking experiences!wheresthepath15/09/2003
From Watermouth Cove on one of our annual Spring caravaning holidays there.jonglew06/05/1995
Coastal walking with JS, great scenery. Little Hangman too. Probably in 1976 and 77 too.nordicstar07/08/1985
On SW Peninsular Coastal Path.arranc13/09/1982
With: solo; Did part of the South West Coast Path from Combe Martin to Lynton.Ian Baines17/06/1978
My first tump on family holiday when I was twelvepdantic14/08/1970
Lesley Atchison06/04/2016
Edwin Gradwell28/10/2011
George Gradwell28/10/2011
David Purchase02/04/1994
Wycombe Wanderer21/08/1976