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Name:Farley Mount
Hill number:18450
Height:178m / 584ft
Parent (Ma):2909  Butser Hill
RHB Section:42: South-East England & the Isle of Wight
County/UA:Hampshire (CoU)
Class:Tump (100-199m), Clem
Grid ref:SU 40313 29038
Summit feature:monument
Col:97m  SU448334  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 185
(1:25k) OL32 132
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 32 users)ByDate of Ascent
Short walk from parking. Interesting spot.rhalstead29/03/2019
A must visit spot if only to see the summit monument. Easy parking and a 5 minute walk to the incredible structure.moorsman29/06/2018
Bagged on a mornings walk taking in Farley Mount, Kings Somborne, & Up Sombornephilhythe10/03/2018
Bagged as YSM0045 Farley Mount. Pretty straightforward walk to this, lovely monument. Monument has the inscription: Underneath lies buried a horse, the property of Paulet St. John Esq., that in the month of September 1733 leaped into a chalk pit twenty-five feet deep afoxhuntiing with his master on his back and in October 1734 he won the Hunters Plate on Worthy Downs and was rode by his owner and was entered in the name of Beware Chalk Pit.[1] #8 day#3 Total day#2 #11 Total day#1 #13thejackrustles20/08/2017
A local landmark folly to 'Beware Chalk Pit' -a horse buried beneath, which so the story goes survived a 25 ft fall with its owner on its back into a chalk pit whilst foxhunting and went on to win races. Even odder was a PG Tips tea card (1990s) depicting a chimp riding a horse past the folly. No horses (or chimps) seen on my visit - but it was dark at 6.00pm.Chris Pearson05/12/2016
Short walk along the byway from the carpark to the E. Not views thanks to the low cloud & rain.DanMaisieBex21/05/2016
A strange monument and folly to a dead horse on top. 10.20 and first tump of the day on the 33rd anniversary of my wedding to Bridgetvegibagger11/09/2015
From SU 407 293.summitsup16/04/2015
Visited to bag the 3 trigs here. Short walk from good parking 500m E.jonglew06/05/2014
Parked at the nearby carpark. Had a walk up to the monument and had lunch. Lovely views from here, then walked a bit further down the trail and collected some geocaches.poowithaview05/05/2014
On a geocaching walk with Nicky & Kids, stopped and had lunch on the summit, good views.fnem05/05/2014
cold night investitureAJones17/02/2014
pleasant opoular hill, fine view, Mon was fenced off for repairs Oct02. tk SW from car pk RHW19/10/2002
Date unknown, done on Clarendon Way.Adrian01/01/2000
Hills and woods just W of Winchester , pleasant 11 mile ramble from Crabwood included the beacon.pwheeler01/06/1996
been up their loadsTerra Love01/01/1994
Climbed many times as a childsimonbriercliff01/01/1992
andrew brown18/04/2018
carole engel17/02/2017
Mark Sims10/05/2016