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Name:Cothercott Hill
Hill number:16960
Height:443.7m / 1456ft
Parent (Ma):2840  Long Mynd - Pole Bank
RHB Section:38A: Shropshire
County/UA:Shropshire
Catchment:Severn
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SO 40839 99730
Summit feature:tumulus
Drop:55.8m
Col:387.9m  SO 4203 9854  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 137
(1:25k) 217
Survey:Trimble GeoXH 6000
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 31 users)ByDate of Ascent
Huglith Hill, Paulith Bank, Gatten Hill & Cothercott Hill from Pulverbatch Castle. 10 miles. Excellent seats & view at Castle.TK23/02/2024
Fenceline not OS fault. The remains of a wall still exist.Martin R02/05/2022
Parked to ESE where Shropshire Way crosses road, followed FP heading west to gate and then up by fence to top. OS map has fence on wrong side of top.PeterD10/04/2022
This and Ratlinghope hill to finish the Long Mynd peaksgreboicus26/02/2022
Parked at SJ 394 000 for a circuit of 4 Trumps (avoiding the pheasant murderers in the process). Paulith Bank, Huglith Hill, Cothercott Hill and Gatten Hill.PGCE20/11/2021
Parked opposite gate into pasture round road bend from Thresholds. Could see Tumulus from road and made beeline and over bwf near top.KC19/03/2020
From the barytes mill cp with Paulith Bank. Huge herd of cattle to negotiate. No problem. Once again, great views.Campbell Singer29/07/2019
petey25/02/2018
From the very convenient Barytes mine and mill car park at SJ407,003. A trouble and fence free ascent E up grassy hillside past grassed over mine spoil then along fence line to summit tumulus. Great views all the way. Bright sunshine but a cold NW wind.RichardM30/11/2017
Ten Tump circuit from Wentnor. Up and down across rough pasture from footpath SW of summit.davidpettit8418/06/2017
Last one of 3 today, From Carpark at bottom of hill (SO406003)heavyhorses11/05/2017
1/8 First of eight on windy wet day (Cothercut Hill/Rathlinghope Hill/Linely Hill/Heath Mynd/Cefn Gunthly/Knolls/The Paddock/Grinshill Hill)Fergalh28/01/2017
Small pull in just E of the bend to the SE ....alt 1313, Walk back down the road and make direct ascent to the summit across easy pasture land. 0.72 miles. 15 miutes return.moorsman20/04/2016
With stig _nestLaura.W15/04/2016
As Clive. We had no views and used the fog as an exercise in map interpretation. Using the bend in the road as a guide to which way the tumulus was hiding in the murk. An impressive mound in a dull field. With Laura.W.stig_nest15/04/2016
Also parked at 404997 but went up a deep gully between two fences which is the row. The fence that is not on the map is confusing but, if you keep going up, the summit is obvious. It is a tumulus.clivevilla12/10/2014
From SO404997, grassy track then path for a short way before making direct line steeply uphill on grass, aimed for 2 large posts which turned out to be gate in fence not marked on map, bared left from gate to top.Anton26/05/2014
Diary blog entry http://summitsup.blogspot.co.uk/#!/2013/03/cothercott-hill.htmlsummitsup17/03/2013
dullish pasture summit; attractive view. from E via FP & pasture; limited verge parking RHW18/10/2003
Numerous OccasionsSleepwa1ker01/01/1970
Alan Caine04/03/2023
tomcr8808/07/2021
Adrian19/12/2020
DARRENG23/08/2020
OLIVERS27/07/2019
mae02/08/2018
andrew brown18/06/2017
RichardJ5127/10/2016
MM17/12/2015
Roger C26/04/2011
andrew.allum01/01/2000
amblemark03/03/1995