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Name:Golden Hill
Hill number:18632
Height:52m / 171ft
Parent (Ma):2918  Brighstone Down
RHB Section:42: South-East England & the Isle of Wight
County/UA:Isle of Wight (CoU)
Island:Isle of Wight
Maritime area:Hants & Dorset - Portsmouth & Wight
Class:Tump (0-99m)
Grid ref:SZ 33945 87838
Summit feature:no feature: ground on circular bank around former fortress
Col:18m  SZ333874  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 196
(1:25k) OL29W
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 23 users)ByDate of Ascent
Lap of fort.Dugswell214/09/2019
From roadside parking in Freshwater, up track and lap of the fort?rhalstead30/03/2019
Bridleway from Leisure centre. Happy with SE ramparts as the highest ground.Moorponder26/09/2018
just meFriesidepixie05/04/2018
TD, C & HThis Dog26/08/2017
Top of grass bank se of fort. Apartments from £350k...RHW28/02/2016
Brook to Alum Bay.Smudge19/12/2015
FromYarmouth via field paths and minor roads. Top is a near level circular mound which srrounds the red brick Golden Hill Palmerston Fort. We settle on the SE side of the mound as the high point. All seems very manmade. Fort is now appartments with some interesting holiday accommodation.RichardM31/10/2015
First hill within 10 minutes of getting off the ferry. Went anticlockwise! With Kathy & Cow. 26 to go.Play2End07/06/2015
Quick stroll from car parkcitygent04/06/2014
Concur with previous logger on location of the summit. Top of the fort is actually higher, but is it man-made? Trig bolt reportedly on roof of fort and cut benchmark on wall on approach to gate.jonglew09/05/2014
From Norton Green. On E perimeter of surrounding bank. Victorian fortress converted to 10 luxury dwellings (apparently).jimbloomer05/03/2014
Edwin Gradwell17/09/2019
David Gradwell17/09/2019
George Gradwell17/09/2019
andrew brown13/11/2017
Lionel Bidwell14/06/2016
Susan Bidwell14/06/2016
Fred Windsor03/08/2006