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Name:Prestonbury Castle
Hill number:19032
Height:249m / 817ft
Parent (Ma):2877  High Willhays
RHB Section:40: Cornwall & Devon
County/UA:Devon (CoU)
Class:Tump (200-299m)
Grid ref:SX 74628 89972
Summit feature:no feature
Col:162m  SX750913  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 191
(1:25k) OL28N
Observations:fence crosses summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 4 users)ByDate of Ascent
From W, Fingle Bridge with bonus BM. HP by fence at pasture edgeRHW30/03/2019
Parked at road/track junction SX 7518 9046. First, to Broadmoor up mapped track, then easy pathed walk west to Prestonbury Castle. Lovely clockwise circular walkcarole engel27/06/2018
Through woodland and then followed field boundary to obvious but unmarked HP, with sheep pasture other side of fence. Steep drop and good view down onto Fingle Bridge. Gloomy. Hillfort not explored or very evident.Denise 21/12/2017
Message from the Dartmoor National Park ranger for the area ..... Unfortunately the permissive path is no longer in use and the owner is apparently unwilling to allow private access.moorsmanblank