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Name:Dacre Bank
Hill number:7908
Height:302m / 991ft
Parent (Ma):2583  Great Mell Fell
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Tump (300-399m), Synge
(Tu,3,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 45108 27588
Summit feature:small mound on W side of wall
Drop:40m
Col:262m  NY440274  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Observations:limestone outcrop 180m SSE at NY 45162 27420 is as high
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 43 users)ByDate of Ascent
Emerged from the Dacre road on to the A66 and waited for a long gap in the westbound traffic. When a space appeared, drove out and pulled on to the verge 100m along the road alongside a gate. Over the gate and under 5 minutes return to the top.moorsman09/05/2018
Walked along A66 then over gate into field. Broken wall next to small tree gives access to high point west of wall. Solo.Dangerous Dave18/11/2017
From road to the E; couple of stone walls to negotiate. Top on W side of the second one.jonglew19/07/2017
From right of way to S, visited S top first, then used stile in dip to reach N top on W side of wall. Descended N (crossing wall) to A66AlanD01/01/2017
Up from the gate by the A66, repeatnordicstar11/12/2016
Up from the Dacre Road end bus stop, 5 mins to summit, then onwards SE to Hutton.Eddie17/11/2016
From E. Parking problematic. Both summitsjimbloomer03/10/2016
Dacre Bankronaldo33307/08/2016
Up pleasant pasture from gate to NE on Dual CarriagewayGordonAdshead07/11/2015
Exactly same routine as Aye Jimmy.Crib Goch30/05/2015
Parked at Dacre turn-off from A66. Followed tree line next to road W to gate then up field. Summit over wall to W. Then drove to Brownhow Hill area, too much farming activity so gave it a miss.Aye Jimmy15/03/2015
What he said.Martin R26/12/2014
No.645 - but why?peebs07/10/2014
As below but didn't run. Summit probably west side of wall.destaylor30/05/2014
Parked at A66 turn to Dacre. Ran back west to gate and easily up hl to top. Summit appears to be other side of stone wall. Good surface and run back.nordicstar28/10/2013
With Jo, from Dacre, stroll up road to Dacre Bank, returning same way. Weather; overcast, cool breeze, very good visibility.amblerbob16/04/2012
Parked down side road -walked along side of busy / noisy A66 then up fields to top.Solo trip out from 'Sunnybank' cottage. In the same week we visited the office of Thermafleece in Dacre who make insulation out of sheep wool.Chris Pearson25/05/2007
AdyGray21/07/2018
DC11main18/01/2018
maknipe08/01/2018
ALHEJ Wilkins06/08/2017
Wilkins Synges06/08/2017
ALHEJ B306/08/2017
Colin Crawford03/04/2017
GaryJones19/09/2016
jamiehighton18/02/2016
chalky195310/11/2015
Richard Gunn09/09/2015
benarbia_805/09/2015
Hillsidenick24/07/2015
Jacqdaw24/07/2015
Dave Geere09/11/2014
Tony Rogers22/08/2014
stevent080918/08/2014
Rambling Ray29/03/2014
Alan Caine18/01/2014
mcbiydw204/12/2013
mae27/11/2012
ajwxyzt08/10/2011
RHW17/01/2010
andrew.allum01/01/2000
Chris Terrey 11/11/1999
Alaric27/02/1993