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Name:Windmill Hill
Hill number:18217
Height:140m / 459ft
Parent (Ma):2895  Long Knoll
RHB Section:41: South Central England
County/UA:Somerset (CoU)
Catchment:Avon & Stour
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:ST718290 (est)
Drop:39m
Col:101m  ST730284  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 183
(1:25k) 129E
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 11 users)ByDate of Ascent
Parked right by the field entrance. Walked to Old tree then over to see the Trig which is in a paddock in view of the house. Nowhere to turn the car so had to reverse a long way back down the lane.fosal2928/07/2019
Wincantoní s hill. I had 1hr 34 mins exactly between buses to scamper a circuit around 3 Tumps, on a morning escape from school camp at Bruton. The town being famous for its racecourse and the Wincanton Skirmish of 1688 when scouting parties of the ruling catholic James Il clashed with those of the invading protestant William of Orange. The overthrow is often called the bloodless revolution due to the low number of casualties, 17 here (and e.g @ 30 in the Glencoe massacre 4 years later for no oath of alligiance to William) . I bagged the long grass near the trig as the summit and ignored the lone tree in the open field as a possible high point as it was being used for a prolonged portrait photo shoot by a couple, and I thought it best to avoid a skirmish of my own.Chris Pearson20/06/2019
Walked from sister-in-Laws in Wincanton. Summit possibly near isolated tree or south of trig.David Evans17/03/2019
High point seems to be by the old tree only about 5m from the PROW rather than the trig point to the east. First new hill of 2019.Swindon Bagger18/01/2019
From Wincanton on FP.The owner of the house was working in the paddock, so asked for permission to visit Trig and HP.PeterD24/09/2017
As jonglew - the trig and summit are in the paddock at the rear of Windmill Farm.Chris Peart06/02/2015
Parking on minior road to south. Walking initially on public path, then direct to trig and hill top.jonglew19/08/2013
RHW17/06/2006
andrew brown01/08/2018
Adrian09/07/2016
stevent080908/03/2015